Faculty member honored at Canadian symposium

A paper co-authored by Jon Marvel, associate professor of management, and presented at the 2014 International Supply Chain Symposium held in Edmonton, Alberta, in June received the symposium’s Best Paper Award. The paper was titled “Lean, Green, or Resilient? An Explorative Study of Manufacturing Firms.”

Supply chains adopt a variety of strategies to respond to market changes and increased environmental turbulence. The research team investigated how the level of integration of the strategies typically adopted by manufacturing companies to improve competitiveness impacts the performance of the firms.