From Supply Chains to Supply Networks: the Beer Game evolution
D'Atri, Alessandro and Spagnoletti, Paolo and Banzato , Alessandro and Bonelli, Cristian and D'Atri, Edoardo and Traversi, Valeria and Zenobi, Paolo (2009) From Supply Chains to Supply Networks: the Beer Game evolution. In: 13th IFAC Symposium on Information Control Problems in Manufacturing, 3-5 June 2009, Moscow, Russia.
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The new trends in inter-organisation configurations are challenging the traditional concept of supply chain. Concepts such as Virtual Enterprise have been introduced to describe scenarios in which manufacturers operate as nodes in a network of suppliers, customers, engineers, and other specialised service functions Our aim is to create a simulation based on the rules of the Beer Game which includes the variables of a virtual enterprise, VirtuE in particular, and risk management, in order to understand the strategies underlying the subjects behavior in the face of risk within a means-end chain. This study shows the tests carried out on the original game, the variables that we proposed and the simulation results.
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|Item Type:||Conference or Workshop Item (Lecture)|
|Research documents and activity classification:||Conference Items > International Conferences > Uninvited Submissions|
|Divisions:||Department of Business and Management > CeRSI (Information Systems Research Centre)|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||Beer Game, Networked Enterprises, Stock Costs, Supply Chain Management|
|MIUR Scientific Area:||Area 13 - Economics and Statistics > SECS-P/10 Business Organisation|
Area 09 - Industrial and Information Engineering > ING-IND/35 Engineering and Management
|Deposited By:||Paolo Spagnoletti|
|Deposited On:||02 Oct 2012 15:17|
|Last Modified:||02 Oct 2012 15:17|
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