Strategic Environmental Quality Investment in a Multi-Tier Supply Chain

Karaer, Özgen
Kraft, Tim


Strategic environmental quality investments in multi-tier supply chains
Yalçın, Pınar; Karaer, Özgen; Kraft, Tim; Department of Operational Research (2018)
We study a buyer’s strategies to incentivize environmental quality investment in a three-tier supply chain. Environmental quality of the end product depends on the environmental performances of both the tier 1 and tier 2 suppliers. A higher environmental quality produces an increased demand for the end product; and hence for the whole supply chain. In this setting, we compare the effectiveness of a delegation vs. a full control model from the buyer’s cost-sharing perspective. Our analysis considers how the ...
Strategic use of quality function deployment (QFD) in the construction industry
Dikmen Toker, İrem; Birgönül, Mustafa Talat (Elsevier BV, 2005-02-01)
In this paper, an attempt has been made to examine the applicability of QFD as a strategic decision-making tool after the construction stage of a housing project to determine the best marketing strategy, to make a comparison between the performances of different competitors and to transfer the experience gained from the current project to the forthcoming projects. For this purpose, a QFD team has been formed to collect and verify the expectations of the customer profile of the sample project, which was a hi...
Strategic use of identity
Ünlü Bilgiç, Tuba (null; 2002-03-27)
Strategic constructions of national identity by political leaders in Turkey
Okuyan, Mukadder; Cingöz Ulu, Banu; Department of Psychology (2012)
The present study examines how political party leaders in Turkey strategically construct boundaries of the Turkish nation, which norms they attribute to it, and the prototypicality claims of these party leaders regarding the nation. Leaders’ national identity constructions are expected to be in line with their parties’ collective projects and serve to increase their claims of representativeness in the eyes of the electorate. A secod aim of the study is to inquire leaders’ attempts in rhetorically including ...
Strategic National/Ethnic Identity Constructions: The Northern Cyprus Case
Akfirat, Serap Arslan; Öner Özkan, Bengi (2010-12-01)
The present documentary study investigates how political parties in Northern Cyprus define the national/ethnic identity of Turkish Cypriots in the service of their own collective projects within the context of Cyprus' unification (the unification of Turkish and Greek Cypriots under the roof of United Cyprus vs. keeping the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus/TRNC independent). For this purpose, all the official documents of the two political parties, namely Turkish Republican Party (CTP) and National Unity ...
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Ö. Karaer and T. Kraft, “Strategic Environmental Quality Investment in a Multi-Tier Supply Chain,” 2017, Accessed: 00, 2021. [Online]. Available: