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  • Building and managing sustainable schools: the case of food waste 

    Derqui, Belén; Grimaldi, Didier; Fernández Alarcón, Vicenç (2020-01-10)
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    The global sustainability imperative requires dealing with food waste. This study explores how the management of school canteens can help school leaders on their path towards building more sustainable institutions. Despite ...
  • Efficient multi-attribute auctions considering supply disruption 

    Xiang, Jie; Zhang, Juliang; Cheng, T. C. E.; Sallán Leyes, José María; Hua, Guowei (2019-06)
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    Although supply disruption is ubiquitous because of natural or man-made disasters, many firms still use the price-only reverse auction (only the cost is considered) to make purchase decisions. We first study the suppliers’ ...
  • Risk pooling through physical probabilistic selling 

    Zhang, Yi; Hua, Guowei; Cheng, T. C. E.; Zhang, Juliang; Fernández Alarcón, Vicenç (Elsevier, 2020-01)
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    This paper investigates the impacts of a new type of probabilistic selling () where the retailer orders specific products and package some as a discounted physical probabilistic product (PPP) rather than merely a virtual ...
  • Data maturity analysis and business performance: a Colombian case study 

    Grimaldi, Didier; Díaz Florez, Javier; Arboleda Jiménez, Hugo Fernando; Fernández Alarcón, Vicenç (Elsevier Ltd, 2019-08)
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    Context: Colombia over the last decade has experienced a historic economic boom and Information Technology (IT) has been emerging as a tool to enable the competitiveness of companies. The last government (2014–2018) took ...
  • Talent management: context matters 

    Gallardo Gallardo, Eva; Thunnissen, Marian; Scullion, Hugh (2019-07-18)
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    There is little doubt that the attraction, development, and retention of talent are nowadays one of the most critical challenges faced by companies worldwide. Despite the increasing scholarly attention during the last years ...
  • Rigor and relevance in empirical TM research: Key issues and challenges Author links open overlay panel 

    Thunnissen, Marian; Gallardo Gallardo, Eva (2019-06-04)
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    This paper aims to offer a critical reflection on the way Talent Management (TM) is investigated in practice, by addressing the key issues regarding the quality (in terms of rigor and relevance) of academic empirical TM ...
  • Exploring data conditions to improve business performance 

    Grimaldi, Didier; Fernández Alarcón, Vicenç; Carrasco Farré, Carlos (2019-04-15)
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    Past researches drew from the industrial organization perspective have examined the role of the data to generate competitive advantage. Their analysis show data is a valuable resource that can leverage business partnerships, ...
  • Social license to operate in the mining industry: the case of Peru 

    Sícoli Pósleman, Claudia; Sallán Leyes, José María (2019-03-15)
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    Mining is an important industry in Peru, but local communities where mining takes place do not perceive its benefits. Mining corporations need to achieve legitimacy within these communities. The main objective of this study ...
  • Effectiveness of the TEI Program for bullying and cyberbullying reduction and school climate improvement 

    Ferrer Cascales, Rosario; Albadalejo Blázquez, Natalia; Sánchez SanSegundo, Miriam; Portilla Tamarit, Irene; Lordan González, Oriol; Ruiz Robledillo, Nicolás (2019-02-16)
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    The increase in the prevalence of bullying and cyberbullying in recent years worldwide is undeniable. Although several intervention programs oriented towards the reduction of bullying and cyberbullying have been developed ...
  • Exact calculation of network robustness 

    Lordan González, Oriol; Albareda Sambola, Maria (2019-03)
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    Finding the most critical nodes regarding network connectivity has attracted the attention of many researchers in infrastructure networks, power grids, transportation networks and physics in complex networks. Static ...
  • Performance of an internet of things project in the public sector: The case of Nice smart city 

    Grimaldi, Didier; Fernández Alarcón, Vicenç (Elsevier Ltd, 2019-05)
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    The Internet of Things (IoT) technology provides a lot of possibilities to develop IT projects that offer to the citizens platform of services for better conditions of living and transporting. Our study contributes to the ...
  • Efficient multi-unit procurement mechanism with supply disruption risk 

    Xiang, Jie; Zhang, Juliang; Sallán Leyes, José María (2018-07-18)
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    In this paper, we study the multi-attribute multi-unit procurement mechanism design problem facing a set of potential suppliers who suffer from disruption risks. Each supplier's production cost depends on its disruption ...

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