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Supply Chain vs. Supply Chain Competition

Many theory-testing efforts in our field are made by borrowing theories from other fields (e.g., transaction cost economics or resource-based theory), adapting them to a supply chain context and deriving hypotheses that are eventually tested statistically. 175 more words

Supply Chain Management

Theory Soup Wins the Prize

I am delighted to report that Dr Karl Warner, Chef par Excellence, previously featured in my blog post “Theory Soup” has been awarded the Adam Smith Business School Prize for PhD Excellence… 145 more words

Academic Voice

A Theory of the Supply Chain

In their very insightful essay, Toward the Theory of the Supply Chain, Carter, Rogers & Choi (2015) argue that “before we continue to build theories of supply chain… 146 more words

Supply Chain Management

Psychological benefits of horses (lit review)

Kendall, E., Maujean, A., Pepping, C. A., & Wright, J. J. (2014). Hypotheses about the Psychological Benefits of Horses. EXPLORE: The Journal of Science and Healing, 10… 191 more words

Literature Review

Induction may have an important place in research, but its strength does not lie in generating new theories…we argue for a much more radical rethinking of the relation between data and theory construction…this approach rests on cultivation of anomalous and surprising empirical findings against a background of multiple existing theories and through systematic methodological analysis.

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Abductive Analysis

Beginning two school years concurrently: Koan School and UNT

I’m going to make a better attempt at writing daily posts during the week throughout the next year. I know I said that last year, but I’m going to try much harder to share. 839 more words


A recipe for Theory Building

A recipe is as much about the ingredients as it is about a sequence of steps required to achieve a desired outcome. In the process of writing a thesis proposal the ingredients were less of a problem for me than the sequence of steps. 667 more words