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Global Management Research Group Publications

The following is an abbreviated list of all the academic articles (listed by year) that used the GMRG database.  The GMRG database uses a standard questionnaire that is translated and back-translated by academics in each country. The database is the sole property of GMRG. Access to the database is granted to those academics who have gathered significant amount of samples

GMRG BASED PUBLICATION (March 2012)

 

BOOKS (See Appendix for Table of Contents)

 

Whybark, D.C. and Vastag, G. (eds.), (1993), Global Manufacturing Practices Amsterdam; New York : Elsevier. 

 

 

 

JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS

 

Power, D., Klassen, R., Kull, T., and Simpson, D. “Competitive Goals and Plant Investment in Environment and Safety Practices: Moderating Effect of National Culture”, Decision Science, 46(1), 2015, pp. 63-100. (The GLOBE Robert J. House Best Research Paper Award)

 

 

In Press

 

Narasimhan, Ram, and Tobias Schoenherr. “The Effects of Integrated Supply Management and Environmental Management Practices on Relative Competitive Quality Advantage,” International Journal of Production Research (in press).

 

Olson, D.L., Chae, B. & Sheu, C. Relative impact of different ERP forms on manufacturing organisations: An exploratory analysis of a global manufacturing survey. International Journal of Production Research (in press).

 

Schoenherr, Tobias, Damien Power, Ram Narasimhan, and Danny Samson. “Competitive Capabilities among Manufacturing Plants in Developing, Emerging, and Industrialized Countries: A Comparative Analysis,” Decision Sciences Journal (forthcoming).

 

Schoenherr, Tobias, and Ram Narasimhan. “The Impact of Operations Management Efficacy and Alignment on Financial and Market Performance: Extending the Theory of Production Competence,” International Journal of Production Research (forthcoming).

 

Schoenherr, T. The Role of Environmental Management in Sustainable Business Development: A Multi-Country Investigation. International Journal of Production Economics, In Press, Accepted Manuscript.

 

Wiengarten, F., Pagell, M. & Fynes, B. Supply chain environmental investments in dynamic industries: Comparing investment and performance differences with static industries. International Journal of Production Economics, In Press, Corrected Proof.

 

Yang, C., Lin, R.J., Krumwiede, D. & Sheu, C. The effect of purchasing strategy on manufacturing competitiveness: An international comparison, International Journal of Operations & Production Management (forthcoming).

 

Yang, C., Wacker, J. & Sheu, C.  What makes outsourcing effective – A transaction cost economics analysis. International Journal of Production Research (forthcoming).

 

2011

 

Kisperska-Moron, D. & Swierczek, A. (2011) The selected determinants of manufacturing postponement within supply chain context: An international study. International Journal of Production Economics, Vol. 133, No.1.

 

Power D.J., Schoenherr, T and Samson, D., (2011) “Assessing the Effectiveness of Quality Management in a Global Context”, IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management Vol.58 No. 2 pp.307-322

 

Kristal, M., Pagell, M., Yang, C. & Sheu, C., (2011), Are supply chain management theories culturally constrained? An empirical assessment. Operations Management Research, 4, pp.61-73

 

Danese, P. Kalchschmidt M., (2011) The role of the forecasting process in improving forecast accuracy and operational performance. International Journal of Production Economics, Volume 131, (1), 204-214

 

Danese P., Kalchschmidt M., (2011) The impact of forecasting on companies’ performances: analysis in a multivariate setting, International Journal of Production Economics, 133 (1), 458-469

 

Wiengarten, F; Fynes, B.; Pagell, M. and de Burca, S. (2011). Exploring the impact of national culture on investments in manufacturing practices and performance: An empirical multi-country study. International Journal of Operations & Production Management, 31(5), 554-578.

 

Niehoff, B., Yang, C., Hsu, L. & Sheu, C. (2011). A Comparison of European, US, and Asian Manufacturing Plants on the Use of Green Practices. Irish Journal of Management.

 

2010

 

Kull, T. & Wacker, J. (2010) “Quality Management Effectiveness in Asia: The Influence of Culture,” Journal of Operations Management 28 (3).

 

Kalchschmidt, M., Nieto, Y. & Reiner, G. (2010), The impact of forecasting on operational performance: Mediation effects through flexibility enablers. Operations Management Research, 3, pp.129-137.

 

Danese, P., (2010), The role of the forecasting process in improving forecast accuracy and operational performance. International Journal of Production Economics, Volume 131, Issue 1, pp. 204-214.

 

Power D.J., Schoenherr, T and Samson, D., (2010) “The Cultural Characteristic of Individualism/Collectivism: A Comparative Study of Implications for Investment in

Operations between Emerging Asian and Industrialized Western Countries”, Journal of Operations Management Vol.28 No.3 pp.206-222

 

Yang, C.-L., Lin, S.-P., Chan, Y.-H. & Sheu, C., (2010), Mediated effect of environmental management on manufacturing competitiveness: An empirical study. International Journal of Production Economics, 123, pp.210-220.

 

2009

Kisperska-Moron, D. & A. Świerczek: (2009) The Agile Capabilities Of Polish Companies In The Supply Chain: An Empirical Study. International Journal Of Production Economics. Vol. 118, No. 1,.

 

Chikán, A., (2009), An empirical analysis of managerial approaches to the role of inventories. International Journal of Production Economics, 118, pp.131-135.

 

Demeter, K., (2009), Marketing, manufacturing and logistics: an empirical examination of their joint effect on company performance. International Journal of Manufacturing Technology and Management, 16, pp.215.

 

2007

 

Pagell, M., Krumwiede, D. W. & Sheu, C., (2007), Efficacy of environmental and supplier relationship investments - moderating effects of external environment. International Journal of Production Research, 45, pp.2005-2028.

 

Zotteri, G. & Kalchschmidt, M., (2007), Forecasting practices: Empirical evidence and a framework for research. International Journal of Production Economics, 108, pp.84-99.

 

2006

 

Tokle, J. and Krumweide, D., (2006) An overview of forecasting error among international manufacturers, Journal of International Business Research, Vol.5, No.6, pp.97-129

 

Wacker, J.G. Yang, C.L. & Sheu, C., (2006), Productivity of production labor, non-production labor and capital: An international study. International Journal of Production Economics, Vol.103, Iss.2, pp.863-872.

 

Wacker, J.G. & Sheu, C. (2006), Effectiveness of manufacturing planning and control systems on manufacturing competitiveness: Evidence from global manufacturing data, International Journal of Production Research, 44(5), pp.1015-1036.

 

Schmenner, R. W. & Vastag, G., (2006), Revisiting the theory of production competence: Extensions and cross-validations. Journal of Operations Management, 24, pp.893-909.

 

2005

 

Pagell, M., Katz, J.P. and Sheu, C. (2005) "The importance of national culture in operations management research", International Journal of Operations & Production Management, Vol. 25 Iss: 4, pp.371 – 394

 

Vastag, G. and Whybark, D.C., (2005) Inventory Management: The Knock-On Effect International Journal of Production Economics, Vol.93/94, pp.129-138

 

2004

 

Anderson, R. D. and Vastag, G., (2004), "Causal Modeling Alternatives in Operations Research: Overview and Application." European Journal of Operational Research, Vol. 156, No.1, pp.92-109.

 

Pagell, M., Krumwiede, D.W., Yang, C.L. & Sheu, C. (2004). Does the competitive environment influence the efficacy of investments in environmental management? Journal of Supply Chain Management, 40(3), pp.30-39.

 

2003

Vastag, G. & D.C. Whybark. (2003). Is anybody listening? An investigation into popular advice and actual practices. International Journal of Production Economics, V81, p.115.

 

Prasad, S. And Tata, J., (2003) "The role of socio-cultural, political-legal, economic, and educational dimensions in quality management", International Journal of Operations & Production Management, Vol. 23 Iss: 5, pp.487 – 521

 

Kisperska Moron, D., (2003), Responsibilities for inventory decisions in Polish manufacturing companies, International Journal of Production Economics, Vol.81-82, pp.129-139.

 

2002

 

Vachon S., and R.D. Klassen, (2002), “An Exploratory Investigation of the Effects of Supply Chain Complexity on Delivery Performance,” IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, vol. 49, no. 3, pp. 218-230.

 

Corbett, L.M., and Campbell-Hunt, C., (2002), Grappling with a gusher! Manufacturing’s response to business success in small and medium enterprises, Journal of Operations Management, Vol. 20, 5, 495-518.

 

2001

 

Bertrand, J. W. M. & Sridharan, V., (2001), A study of simple rules for subcontracting in make-to-order manufacturing. European Journal of Operational Research, Vol.128, pp.509-531.

 

Pagell, M. & Sheu, C., (2001), Buyer behaviours and the performance of the supply chain: an international exploration. International Journal of Production Research, Vol.39, pp.2783-2801.

 

Gordon, J. and Amrik S. Sohal, (2001) Assessing manufacturing plant competitiveness - An empirical field study, International Journal of Operations & Production Management, Vol. 21 Iss: 1/2, pp.233 – 253

 

Vastag, G. and Montabon, F. (2001), Linkages Among Manufacturing Concepts, Inventories, Delivery Service and Competitiveness, International Journal of Production Economics, Vol. 71, pp.195-204.

 

Pagell, M. & Sheu, C., (2001), Buyer behaviors and the performance of the supply chain: An international exploration, International Journal of Production Research, 39(13), pp.2783-2801.

 

Corbett, L.M. and Whybark, D.C., (2001) "Searching for the sandcone in the GMRG data", International Journal of Operations & Production Management, Vol. 21 Iss: 7, pp.965 - 980

 

Sheu, C. & Wacker, J.G., (2001) Effectiveness of planning and control systems: An empirical study of US and Japanese firms, International Journal of Production Research, 39(5), pp.887-905

 

Whybark, D.C., R. Metters & V. Vargas 2001 “An Investigation of the Sensitivity of DEA to Data Errors” Computers and Industrial Engineering, V. 41, N. 2, pp 163-171

 

1999

 

Kadipasaoglu, S.N., Peixoto, J.L., and Khumawala, B.M., (1999), “Global Manufacturing Practices: An Empirical Investigation”, Industrial Management and Data Systems, Vol. 99, No. 3, pp.101-108, 1999.

 

1998

 

Samson, D., B. Flores, D.C. Whybark and A. Chikán, eds. (1998) Empirical Studies of Global Manufacturing: Strategy, Practice and Performance, Special Issue of The Journal of Operations Management, Vol. 16, Nos. 2/3

 

Samson, D., B. Flores, D.C. Whybark and A. Chikán, (1998) “Empirical Studies of Global Manufacturing: Exploring the Issues” The Journal of Operations Management, Vol. 16, Nos. 2/3

 

Wacker, John G. and Linda G. Sprague, (1998), Forecasting Accuracy: Comparing Relative Effectiveness of Practices Between Seven Developed Countries, Journal of Operations Management, Vol. 16, pp.271-290.

 

Narasihman, R. And Jayaram, J., (1998) An empirical investigation of the antecedents and consequences of manufacturing goal achievement in North American, European and Pan Pacific firms  Journal of Operations Management Vol. 16, No. 2-3, May, pp.159-176

 

Rho, B.H. & Yu, Y.M., (1998), A comparative study on the structural relationships of manufacturing practices, lead time and productivity in Japan and Korea. Journal of Operations Management, 16, pp.257-270.

 

Sridharan, S. V., (1998), Managing capacity in tightly constrained systems. International Journal of Production Economics, Vol.56-57, pp.601-610.

 

Amoako-Gyampah, K. & Boye, S. S., (1998), Manufacturing planning and control practices and their internal correlates: A study of firms in Ghana. International Journal of Production Economics, Vol.54, pp.143-161.

 

Narasimhan, R. & Jayaram, J., (1998), Causal Linkages in Supply Chain Management: An Exploratory Study of North American Manufacturing Firms. Decision Sciences, Vol.29, pp.579-605

 

1997

 

Wacker, J. G. and Hanson, M. (1997), Some Practical Advice to Manufacturing Managers: Empirical results from the Global Manufacturing Research Group,  Production and Inventory Management Journal, Vol. 38, No. 3, pp. 64-71.

 

Whybark, D.C., (1997), GMRG Survey Research in Operations Management Special Issue of the International Journal of Operations and Production Management, Vol. 17 nos. 7-8.

 

1996

 

Sohal, A.S. and Ferme, W., (1996) An analysis of the South Korean automotive, shipbuilding and steel industries, Benchmarking: An International Journal, Vol. 3 Iss: 2, pp.15 – 30

 

Vargas, V.A., Hill, A.V., Whybark, C. and Xiao, C-Z., (1996) Comparing manufacturing output and practices in China, Hungary, the USSR and USA, International Journal of Production Research, Vol.34, No.5, pp.1429-1445

 

1995

 

Matsuura, H., Kurosu, S. & Lehtimäki, A., (1995), Concepts, practices and expectations of MRP, JIT and OPT in Finland and Japan, International Journal of Production Economics, Vol.41, pp.267-272.

 

Wacker, J. G. and Sprague, L., (1995), The Impact of Institutional Factors on Forecast Accuracy: A Manufacturing Executive Perspective, International Journal of Production Research, Vol .33, No. 11,  pp.2945-2958.

 

1994

 

Vastag, G. And Whybark, C., (1994) American and European manufacturing practices: An analytical framework and comparisons, Journal of Operations Management Vol.12, No.1, pp.1-11

 

McLaughlin, C. P., Vastag, G. and Whybark, D.C., (1994), Statistical Inventory Control in Theory and Practice, International Journal of Production Economics, Vol.35, pp.161-169.

 

Whybark, D.C., (1994), Marketing's Influence on Manufacturing Practices, Special Issue of International Journal of Production Economics on Manufacturing-Sales Coordination, Vol. 37, No. 1, pp. 41-50

 

1993

 

Chikán, A. & Demeter, K., (1993), Manufacturing practice in a transition economy, International Journal of Production Economics, Vol.30-31, pp.273-280

 

Handfield, Robert, and Withers, Barbara, "A Comparison of Logistics Management in Hungary, China, Korea and Japan", Journal of Business Logistics, Vol. 14, No. 1, 1993, 81-109.

 

Ardichvili, A. A., and Hill, A.V., (1993), “Manufacturing Practices in the Commonwealth of Independent States,” International Journal of Operations & Production Management, Vol. 13, No. 10, 1993, pp. 60-75.

 

Vastag, Gyula, and D. Clay Whybark., (1993), Comparing Chinese and American Manufacturing, Work Study, Vol.42 (7), pp.13-19.

 

Vastag, G. and Whybark, D.C., (1993), Global Relations Between Inventory, Manufacturing Lead Time and Delivery Date Promises, International Journal of Production Economics, Vol.30/31, pp. 563-569.

 

1992

 

Young, S.T, Kern Kwong, K., Cheng Li and Wing Fok, (1992) Global Manufacturing Strategies and Practices: A Study of Two Industries, International Journal of Operations & Production Management, Vol. 12 Iss: 9, pp.5 – 17

 

Chengzhong, X., Whybark, D.C. and Hill, A.V., (1992), Comparing Manufacturing Practices of the Machine Tool Industry in China, Hungary, USSR, and North America, Journal of Shanghai Institute of Mechanical Engineering, Vol. 14, No. 2

 

Hill, Arthur V., and Alexander Ardichvili, (1992), “Methods of Operations Management in the Market: Results of an International Research Project,” Mirovaja Economika i Mezhdunarodnie Otnoshenia (a leading journal published by the Russian Academy of Sciences in Moscow), Vol.6. Other versions of this paper have also published in Delovie Sviasi, 4, (1992) (published by the Association of Entrepreneurs of Russia) and Vestnik RTPP, 4, (1992) (published by the Russian Chamber of Commerce).

 

1991

 

Vastag, G. and Whybark, D.C., (1991) Manufacturing Practices: Differences That Matter, International Journal of Production Economics, Vol.23, pp. 251-259, Reprinted in Issues and Challenges for the 90's, (R. Grubbström and H. Hinterhuber, eds.) Elsevier, 1991.

 

1990

Chikán A. and Whybark, D.C., (1990), Cross National Comparison of Production Inventory Management Practices, Engineering Costs and Production Economics, Vol. 19, Nos. 1-3, pp. 149-156.

 

Whybark, D.C. and Rho, B.H., (1990), Comparing Manufacturing Planning and Control Practices in Europe and Korea,  International Journal of Production Research


 

 

CONFERENCE PAPERS

 

2011

 

Kull, T., Yan, T., & Wacker, J. (2011) “Cultural influences on lean manufacturing effectiveness,” Academy of Management Conference Presentation, August 15th.

 

Watson, R., Power, D. and Samson D., (2011) “Lean – how much is enough?”, Proceedings of the 18th POMS Conference, Reno, Nevada, US, April 29- May 2

 

Wiengarten, F., Pagell, M. And Fynes, B. (2011) The Importance of Risk for the Success of Outsourcing Contracts: Identifying the Complementary Role of Enforcement Practices, Proceedings Of 18th Euroma Conference Cambridge, 3rd - 6th July.

 

N. Szozda, A. Świerczek: (2011) Cross-Sectoral Comparison Of The Effect Of Sales Planning Practices On Manufacturing Strategy In Supply Chains. 1st Carpathian Logistics Congress, Slovakia, September 27-30th .

 

N. Szozda, A. Świerczek: (2011) The Effect Of Sales Planning Practices On Manufacturing Strategy. International Comparative Study. V Logistic Forum, Wrolog 2011, October 24-25th.

 

A. Świerczek: (2011) The Effects Of Integration In A Supply Chain On The Level Of Risks. An Empirical Study. Ix International Logistic And Supply Chain Congress, Izmir, October 27-29th.

 

A. Świerczek: (2011) The Contribution Of Selected Manufacturing Practices To Achieve Product Customization In Supply Chains. A Cross-Industrial Comparison. 22nd Annual Poms Conference, Reno, Nevada Usa, April 29– May 2nd.

 

2010

 

A. Świerczek: (2010) The Effects Of Selected Global Manufacturing Practices On Product Customization In Supply Chains. An International Study. Proceedings Of 41st  Annual Conference Decision Sciences Institute. San Diego, Kalifornia Usa, November 20-23rd.

 

A. Świerczek: (2010) The Impact Of Manufacturing Process Characteristics On The Level Of Product Customization In Supply Chains. Proceedings Of 7th International Logistics And Supply Chain Congress. Istanbul, November 5-6th.

 

Watson, R., Power, D. and Samson D., (2010) “An Analysis of International Lean Plant Manufacturing Practices and Performance”, Proceedings of the 17th EUROMA Conference, Oporto, Portugal, June 6-9

 

Kalchschmidt M., 2010, Best practices in demand forecasting: tests of Universalistic, Contingency and Configurational Theories, XVI Working seminar in production economics, Innsbruck

 

Pagell, M., Wiengarten, F. Fynes, B. and Onofrei G. (2010) Reducing supply chain impacts: The role of country and GDP in the level and efficacy of investments in sustainable supply chain management practices, Proceedings of 17th EurOMA Conference Oporto, 4th - 6th June.

 

Galetic, L. (2010) Competitive priorities of high and low performers in global manufacturing: results from GMRG 2008 data, 7th Quest for Global Competitiveness Conference, March 18-19, San Juan, Puerto Rico

 

Yang, Chen Lung, John G. Wacker, and Chwen Sheu. (2010) What Makes Outsourcing Effective: A Transaction Cost Analyses. Joint Conference of the International Conference of Operations and Supply Chain Management and the 15th Asia Pacific Decision Institute. 2010 Guangzhou, China. Best Paper Award.

 

2009

 

Kalchschmidt M., Nieto Y., Reiner G., ( 2009) The Impact of Forecasting on Operational Performances: Mediation Effects Through Flexibility, Proceedings of The 16th Euroma Conference, Gothenburg

 

Schoenerr, T., Power, D. and Samson D.  (2009) “Revisiting the theory of Competitive Progression: Extensions and cross validations in emerging markets”, Proceedings of the 10th IDSI Conference, Nancy, France, June 24-27 (Winner of Best Theory Paper Prize)

 

Schoenerr, T., Power, D. and Samson D.  (2009) “Competitive progression: Extensions and cross validations in emerging markets”, Proceedings of the 16th EUROMA Conference, Goteborg, Sweden, June 14-16

 

2008

 

D. Kisperska-Moron, A. Świerczek: (2008) Exploring Dimensions Of Postponement Concept At Manufacturing Companies: Consequences For Supply Chain Profile. Proceedings Of 6th International Logistics And Supply Chain Congress. Istanbul, November 6-7th.

 

D. Kisperska-Moron, A. Świerczek: (2008) Factors Of Value Creation In Leagile Supply Chains: A Customer Perspective. Proceedings Of International Conference On Value Chain Sustainability. Izmir, November 12-14th.

 

D. Kisperska-Moron, A. Świerczek: (2008) Consistency Of Lean And Agile Managerial Practices In Manufacturing Companies: A Comparative Study. Logistics Research Network Annual Conference. Liverpool, Wielka Brytania, September 10-12th.

 

Krumwiede, D., Petersen, T. & Swierczek, A. 2008. The Effect Of Global Manufacturing Competitive Factors On Global Manufacturing Efficiencies In:  DSI Annual Conference, Baltimore, MD.

 

2007

 

A. Świerczek: (2007) Nature Of Managerial Differences In Supply Chains Of Manufacturing Companies: An International Study. 5th International Logistics And Supply Chain Congress. Logistics Bridges On Supply Chain. Istanbul, November  9-10th.

 

2005

 

Kalchschmidt M. , Zotteri G., (2005), The impact of organizational structures within forecasting practices and companies’ performances, Proceedings of the 12th Euroma Conference, Budapest

 

2001

 

Pagell, M. & Sheu, C. (2001) Buyer Behaviors and Supply Chain Performance: An International Exploration. Academy of Management Conference 2001 Washington (OM Division, Best Paper Award)

 

2000

 

Setzekorn, K., Melcher, A. and Rai, A., "Taming the Bullwhip Effect in Complex Business Environments" (2000). AMCIS 2000 Proc. http://aisel.aisnet.org/amcis2000/341

 

1998

 

Whybark, D.C. and K.A. Brown, (1998) “What is GMRG and Why are These People Smiling?”  Decision Line (Decision Science Institute) February-March, 1998.

 

1997

 

Corbett, L.M.  & D.C. Whybark, (1997) “Practices and Performance: Finding the Rugby Ball in the GMRG Data,” Proceedings of the GMRG Workshop, Katowice, Poland, June 1997.

 

Metters, R.D., V.A. Vargas  and D.C. Whybark (1997) “An Investigation of the Sensitivity of DEA to Data Errors, Proceedings of the Southeast Decision Sciences Institute Annual Meeting, Feb. 1997.

 

Wacker, John G., Lisa Roberts, and Cliff Jones, (1997) “Industry and Country Differences in Empirical Studies in International Operations Management: The Degree of Biasedness for Competitive Goals” 1997 National Decisions Science Institute Proceedings. San Diego, California.

 

1996

 

Corbett, L.M.  & D.C. Whybark, (1996) “National Differences in Quality Programs” AsiaPacific Decision Science Conference Proceedings, June 2122, 1996, Hong Kong.

 

Corbett, L.M.  & D.C. Whybark, (1996) “Integrated Programs and Quality Performance” Proceedings of the GMRG Workshop, Cranfield, England, July 1996.

 

Wacker, John G. and Chwen Sheu, (1996) “Manufacturing Planning and Control Systems: Do They Improve Manufacturing Competitiveness?”  1996 Proceedings Global Manufacturing Research Group Meeting.  Cranfield, England.

 

Whybark, D.C. (1996) “An Overview of the Global Manufacturing Research Group and Global Manufacturing Practices,” Proceedings of the Conference on Business Environments in Central Europe: Changes and Opportunities, Seoul, Korea, December 1996.

 

Wacker, John G. and Chwen Sheu, (1996) “Do Manufacturing Planning and Control Systems Enhancements Improve Manufacturing Goal Competitiveness?” 1996 National Decisions Science Institute Proceedings.  Orlando, Florida.

 

1995

 

Boone, T. & D.C. Whybark (1995) “Industry and National Differences in Manufacturing Asset Productivity” Pan Pacific Conference XII, New Zealand, May 1995.

 

Boone, T. & D.C. Whybark (1995) “Contemporary Manufacturing Practices and Asset Productivity” International DSI Meeting, Puebla, Mexico, June 1995.

 

Sprague, Linda G. and John G. Wacker, (1995) "National Cultural Factors Influencing Manufacturing Forecasting: A Comparison of U.S. and Mexican Firms." 1995 International Decisions Science Institute Proceedings. Puebla, Mexico.

 

Wacker, John G. and Linda G. Sprague, (1995) "An International Analysis of Decision Making: A Seven Country Comparison of Manufacturing Practices," 1995 proceedings Decision Science Institute, Boston, MA, pp. 1117-1120.

 

1993

 

Vastag, G. and Whybark, D.C.,  (1993) “Compatibility of Global Manufacturing Practices” Proceedings of the DSI National Meeting, Washington DC, Nov. 1993.

 

Sprague, Linda G., John G. Wacker, and Zeyad T. Naji, (1993) "Improving Manufacturing Forecasts."  Pan-Pacific Conference X Beijing, China. 1993.

 

1992

 

Vastag, G. and Whybark, D.C.,  (1992) “An Analytical Framework for Comparing Regions in the GMRG Data Base” Proceedings of the Pan Pacific Conference, Calgary, June 1992. (pp 4-6)

 

Vastag, G. and Whybark, D.C.,  (1992) “Global Relations Between Inventory, Manufacturing Lead Time and Delivery Promises” Pre-prints, Seventh International Working Seminar on Production Economics, Innsbruck, February 1992.

 

1991

 

Whybark, D.C. And C.Z. Xiao, (1991) “Comparing Manufacturing Practices in China, Hungary and North America” First International Conference of DSI, Brussels, June 1991.

 

Vastag, G. and Whybark, D.C.,  (1991) “A Global View of Local Manufacturing Practices” First International Conference of DSI, Brussels, June 1991.

 

1990

 

Wacker, John G. and Ling Feng Li, (1990) "An Empirical Evaluation of the World Wide Survey of Manufacturing Practices: Implications and Limitations." First International Decision Science Institute Meeting. Brussels, Belgium. June 1990.

 

Vastag, G. and Whybark, D.C., (1990) “Manufacturing Practices: Differences That Matter”. Pre-Prints, Sixth International Working Seminar On Production Economics, Innsbruck, February 1990.

 

Whybark, C. & B.H. Rho (1990)  A Worldwide Survey of Manufacturing Practices” Proceedings of The Pan-Pacific Conference VII, Seoul, June 1990.

 

Whybark, D.C. (1990) “An Analysis of the Impact of the Market on Manufacturing Practices,” Proceedings of the 21st Annual Meeting of DSI, San Diego, November 1990.

 

Kovacevic, A.E., J.C. Lopez and D.C. Whybark, (1990) “Manufacturing Practices in Chile” Proceedings of the Pan-Pacific Conference VII, Seoul, June 1990.

 

1989

 

Whybark, D.C., J.G. Chen, M.Z. Dai and C.Z. Xiao (1989)  Survey on the Situation of Operations Management in the Chinese Textile Industry” prepared for the 1989 International Manufacturing Practices Workshop, Shanghai Institute of Mechanical Engineering, June 1989.

 

Whybark, D.C., X.J. Yan, M.Z. Dai and C.Z. Xiao (1989) “Operations Management in Chinese Machine Tool Firms” prepared for the 1989 International Manufacturing Practices Workshop, Shanghai Institute of Mechanical Engineering, June 1989.

 

Whybark, D.C. & A. Chikán (1989)  Why Production Management Practices Are Different: Experiences from Cross-Country Studies” Proceedings of the Tenth International Conference on Production Research, Nottingham, August 1989.

 

1988

 

Whybark, C. &  B.H. Rho (1988) “Manufacturing Practices in Europe and South Korea” Proceedings of the Midwest DSI, Louisville, May 1988.

 

Whybark, C. &  B.H. Rho (1988) “Manufacturing Practices in China and South Korea” Proceedings of the Pan-Pacific Conference V, Singapore, May 1988.

 

Wacker, John G. and Ronald MacTavish, (1988) "Manufacturing Management in Asia:  A Comparison of the Technological Base to Western Countries," Asia-Pacific Perspectives in International Business Proceedings, Bangkok, Thailand, June 23-25, 1988.

 

1987

 

Wacker, John G. and Matthew Hansen, (1997) “An International Comparison of the Productivity of Factory Employees, Non-Factory Employees, and Investment in Manufacturing Plants” 1997 National Decisions Science Institute Proceedings.  San Diego, California.

 

 


OTHER PUBLICATIONS

 

2011

 

Kalchschmidt, M., (2011) Best practices in demand forecasting: tests of universalistic, contingency and configurational theories, Working Papers 02 11, Department of Economics and Technology Management, University of Bergamo

 

2009

 

Whybark, C., Wacker, J.G. and Sheu, C., (2009) The Evolution of an International

Academic Manufacturing Survey, Decision Line, May, pp.17-19

 

2008

 

Kalchschmidt, M., (2008) The impact of forecasting on manufacturing performance, Working Papers 0802, Department of Economics and Technology Management, University of Bergamo

 

2007

 

Kalchschmidt, M., (2007) Demand forecasting practices and performance: Evidence from the GMRG database, Working Papers, Department of Economics and Technology Management, University of Bergamo

 

2006

 

Demeter, K. (2006) Fast Report – First Results Of Manufacturing Strategy And Practice Research, 2005-2006. Working Paper. Vállalatgazdaságtan Intézet, Budapest, Magyarország

 

2005

 

Kalchschmidt, M., (2005) The impact of organizational structures on forecasting practices and performances: evidences on the GMRG database, Working Papers 0510, Department of Economics and Technology Management, University of Bergamo

 

1995

 

Boone, T. & D.C. Whybark (1995) “Country and Industry Differences in Asset Productivity and Contemporary Manufacturing Practices” Global Manufacturing Research Center Working Paper, Kenan Institute, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, May, 1995.

 

Boone, T. & D.C. Whybark (1995) “Comparing Industry and Country Manufacturing Performance” Manufacturing Research Center Working Paper, Kenan Institute, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, May, 1995.

 

Boone, T. & D.C. Whybark (1995) “Explaining Manufacturing Performance Differences” Global Manufacturing Research Center Working Paper, Kenan Institute, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, August, 1995.

 

1993

 

Vargas, V.A. & D.C. Whybark (1993) “Analysis of the Sensitivity of DEA to Data Errors” Working Paper, Kenan-Flagler Business School, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 1993.

 

1992

 

Vastag, G. and Whybark, D.C., (1992) “Comparing Manufacturing Practices in North America and Western Europe” Discussion Paper No. 2, Global Manufacturing Research Group, January 1992.

 

Vastag, G. and Whybark, D.C., (1992) “Measuring the Gap in Manufacturing Practices Between North America and the People's Republic of China” International Private Enterprise Development Research Center, Discussion Paper, Kenan Institute, University of North Carolina, May 1992.

 

Vastag, G. and Whybark, D.C., (1992) “Tentative Implications of the Gaps in Manufacturing Practice” International Private Enterprise Development Research Center, Discussion Paper, Kenan Institute, University of North Carolina, May 1992.

 

Vastag, G. and Whybark, D.C., (1992) “Reducing the Gap in Manufacturing Practices Between North America and the Peoples' Republic of China” International Private Enterprise Development Research Center Discussion Paper, Kenan Institute, University of North Carolina, November 1992.

 

Dimitrov, P. & D.C.Whybark (1992) “Manufacturing Management Practices in Bulgaria in the Conditions of Centrally Planned Economy” Discussion Paper, Global Manufacturing Research Center, University of North Carolina, October 1992.

 

Whybark, D.C. (1992) “China's Manufacturing Practices,” International Private Enterprise Development Research Center, Discussion Paper, Kenan Institute, University of North Carolina, August 1992.

 

1990

 

Rho, B.H. & D.C. Whybark (1990) “Manufacturing Practices in Korea” Indiana Center for Global Business Discussion Paper No. 43, May 1990.

 

Whybark, D.C. (1990) “Are Markets Really Linked to Manufacturing?” Center for Manufacturing Excellence Paper, Kenan Institute, University of North Carolina, November 1990.

 

Whybark, D.C. (1990) “An Analysis of Global Data on the Impact of the Market on Manufacturing Practices,” Indiana Center for Global Business Discussion Paper No. 38, April 1990.

 

1989

 

Wacker, John G. (1989) "A Comparison of the Relative Productivity in the Machine Tool Industry for U.S.A. and Japan."  International Conference on Comparative Management, June 12-14, 1989.  Kaoshiung, Taiwan, R.O.C.

 

1988

 

Xiao  C.Z., (1988) “The Impact of the Economic Reforms on China's Enterprise Managers” Indiana Center for Global Business Discussion Paper No. 1, February 1988.

 

 

APPENDIX

TABLE OF CONTENTS - BOOK

FOREWORD, Kasra Ferdows

SECTION ONE: INITIATING THE PROJECT

A Worldwide Survey of Manufacturing Practices, D. Clay Whybark and Boo-Ho Rho

SECTION TWO: WITHIN COUNTRY STUDIES

Textile Industry Practices in Australia, Amrik S. Sohal and Danny Samson

Manufacturing Practices in Chile, Antonio E. Kovacevic, J. Claudio Lopez and D. Clay Whybark

Manufacturing Practices in Mexico: An Example of the Non-Fashion Textile and Machine Tool Industries, Benito E. Flores, Felipe Burgos and Arturo Macias

Materials Management Practices of Finnish Manufacturing Companies Allan Lehtimäki

Manufacturing Practices in Korea, Boo-Ho Rho and D. Clay Whybark

Changes in Hungarian Manufacturing Strategies, Krisztina Demeter

Manufacturing Management Practices in Bulgaria Under Conditions of a Centrally Planned Economy, Pavel Dimitrov and D. Clay Whybark

Manufacturing Practices in the Soviet Union, Alexander Ardishvili and Arthur V. Hill

SECTION THREE: BETWEEN REGION COMPARISONS

Comparing Manufacturing Practices in the People's Republic of China and South Korea, Boo-Ho Rho and D. Clay Whybark

 

Reducing the Gap in Manufacturing Practices Between North America and the People's Republic of China, Gyula Vastag and D. Clay Whybark

Comparing Manufacturing Planning and Control Practices in Europe and Korea, Boo-Ho Rho and D. Clay Whybark

Comparing Manufacturing Practices in North America and Western Europe: Are There Any Surprises?, Gyula Vastag and D. Clay Whybark

A Comparison of Logistics Management in Hungary, China, Korea and Japan, Robert B. Handfield and Barbara Withers

Global Manufacturing Practices and Strategies: A Study of Two Industries, Scott T. Young, K. Kern Kwong, Cheng Li and Wing Fok


Cross-National Comparison of Production-Inventory Management Practices, Attila Chikán and D. Clay Whybark

SECTION FOUR: STUDIES OF OTHER RELATIONSHIPS

Global Relations Between Inventory, Manufacturing Lead Time and Delivery Date Promises, Gyula Vastag and D. Clay Whybark

Statistical Inventory Control in Theory and Practice, Curtis P. McLaughlin, Gyula Vastag and D. Clay Whybark

Determinants of Manufacturing Delivery Reliability: A Global Assessment, Karen Brown and Gyula Vastag

A DEA Analysis of Sales Output and Comparison of Manufacturing Practices in China, Hungary and the United States, Xiao Cheng Zhong and D. Clay Whybark

A Comparison of the Relative Productivity in the Machine Tool Industry for the U.S. and Japan, John G. Wacker

 

Are Customers Linked to Manufacturing?, D. Clay Whybark

Manufacturing Practices in a Transition Economy, Attila Chikán and Krisztina Demeter

SECTION FIVE: TECHNICAL CONSIDERATIONS

An Analytical Framework for Bilateral Comparisons in the GMRG Data Base, Gyula Vastag and D. Clay Whybark

Technical Considerations in Analyzing the Manufacturing Practices Data, Gyula Vastag

An Empirical Evaluation of the Worldwide Survey of Manufacturing Practices: Implications and Limitations, John G. Wacker and Ling Feng Li

SECTION SIX: COMPREHENSIVE COMPARISONS

Manufacturing Practices: Differences that Matter, Gyula Vastag and D. Clay Whybark

Compatibility of Manufacturing Practices, Gyula Vastag and D. Clay Whybark

SECTION SEVEN: FUTURE ACTIVITIES

Future Activities for the Global Manufacturing Research Group, D. Clay Whybark

Guidelines for the Second Round Survey, Suggestions for GMRG Survey Research

Manufacturing Practices Survey, Global Manufacturing Research Group

Data Entry Program, Michael Bohlig and Gyula Vastag

 

 


APPENDIX (Cont.)

 

TABLE OF CONTENTS – Vol. 1

 

SECTION ONE: INTRODUCTORY PAPER

A Worldwide Survey of Manufacturing Practices, D. Clay Whybark and Boo-Ho Rho

SECTION TWO: WITHIN COUNTRY STUDIES

Textile Industry Practices in Australia, Amrik S. Sohal and Danny Samson

Manufacturing Practices in Chile, Antonio E. Kovacevic, J. Claudio Lopez and D. Clay Whybark

Materials Management Practices of the Finnish Manufacturing Companies, Allan Lehtimäki

Manufacturing Practices in Korea, Boo-Ho Rho and D. Clay Whybark

Manufacturing Practices in the Soviet Union, Alexander Ardishvili and Arthur V. Hill

SECTION THREE: BETWEEN REGION COMPARISONS

An Analytical Framework for Comparing Regions in the GMRG Data Base, Gyula Vastag and D. Clay Whybark

Comparing Manufacturing Practices in the People's Republic of China and South Korea, Boo-Ho Rho and D. Clay Whybark

 

Comparing Manufacturing and Control Practices in Europe and Korea, Boo-Ho Rho and D. Clay Whybark

Comparing Manufacturing Practices in North America and Western Europe: Are There Any Surprises?, Gyula Vastag and D. Clay Whybark

Cross-National Comparison of Production-Inventory Management Practices, Attila Chikán and D. Clay Whybark

SECTION FOUR: COMPREHENSIVE COMPARISON

Manufacturing Practices: Differences That Matter, Gyula Vastag and D. Clay Whybark

APPENDIX

Global Manufacturing Research Group Founding Committee


 

 

APPENDIX (Cont.)

TABLE OF CONTENTS – Vol. 2

SECTION ONE: EVALUATION AND ANALYSIS OF THE DATA

An Empirical Evaluation of the Worldwide Survey of Manufacturing Practices: Implications and Limitations, John G. Wacker and Ling Feng Li

Technical Considerations in Analyzing the Manufacturing Practices Data, Gyula Vastag

SECTION TWO: EMERGING AND TRANSFORMING ECONOMIES

Manufacturing Management Practices in Bulgaria Under Conditions of a Centrally Planned Economy, Pavel Dimitrov and D. Clay Whybark

Changes in Hungarian Manufacturing Strategies, Krisztina Demeter

Manufacturing Practices in Mexico: An Example of the Non-Fashion Textile and Machine Tool Industries, Benito E. Flares, Felipe Burgos and Arturo Macias

Manufacturing Practices in a Transition Economy, Attila Chikán and Krisztina Demeter

SECTION THREE: CONTRASTING PRACTICES

A Comparison of Logistics Management in Hungary, China, Korea and Japan, Robert B. Handfield and Barbara Withers

A DEA Analysis of Sales Output and Comparison of Manufacturing Practices in China, Hungary and the United States, Xiao Cheng Zhong and D. Clay Whybark

Reducing the Gap in Manufacturing Practices Between North America and the People's Republic of China, Gyula Vastag and D. Clay Whybark

Global Manufacturing Practices and Strategies: A Study of Two Industries, Scott T. Young, K. Kern Kwong, Cheng Li and Wing Fok

A Comparison of the Relative Productivity in the Machine Tool Industry for the U.S. and Japan, John G. Wacker

SECTION FOUR: COMPREHENSIVE DATA RELATIONSHIPS

Global Relations Between Inventory, Manufacturing Lead Time and Delivery Date Promises, Gyula Vastag and D. Clay Whybark

Determinants of Manufacturing Delivery Reliability: A Global Assessment,

Karen A. Brown and Gyula Vastag

Are Customers Linked to Manufacturing?, D. Clay Whybark

Statistical Inventory Control in Theory and Practice, Curtis P. McLaughlin, Gyula Vastag and D. Clay Whybark

Compatibility of Manufacturing Practices, Gyula Vastag and D. Clay Whybark

 


 

APPENDIX (Cont.)

 

TABLE OF CONTENTS - Vol. 3

 

Supply, Logistics, Production Control and Global Cooperation, Gary W. Clendenen, Peter Kelle, and Dan B. Rinks

 

A Strategic Assessment of Mexican Non-Fashion Textile Industries, Felipe Burgos-Ochoategui

An Analysis of Manufacturing Practices in Mexico at the Machine Tool Industry During 1991 to 1993, Benito E. Flores and Arturo F. Macias

Logistics Management in Manufacturing Companies in Poland: An Example of the Machine Tool Industry, Danuta Kisperska-Moron

Restructuring and Changing Manufacturing Management Practices in Australia, Marcia Perry, Amrik S. Sohal, and Danny Samson

 

Management Information Systems, Innovative Capacity and Organizational Competitiveness, Ad W. M. Teulings

Technological Constraints on Strategic Manufacturing Goals: How Relevant Are Product and Process Layouts for Competitive Advantage and Profitability?, John G. Wacker

Machine Tool Company Practices and Performance: A First Look, D. Clay Whybark

Great Changes of Manufacturing Practices in Chinese Machine Tool Industry, Xiao Cheng Zhong and Dong Shu Hong

 

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