Impact of the Operations Manager's dual role on inventory policy

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dc.contributor.author Alfaro, José A.
dc.contributor.author Tribo Gine, José Antonio
dc.contributor.editor Universidad Carlos III de Madrid. Departamento de Economía de la Empresa
dc.date.accessioned 2007-09-27T08:28:52Z
dc.date.available 2007-09-27T08:28:52Z
dc.date.issued 2007-09
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10016/957
dc.description.abstract In modern corporations, the Operations Manager’s role in defining of firm’s strategy is becoming more important. In this paper we describe how firms can use this tendency for Operations Managers to make strategic decisions as a mechanism to prevent inventory mismanagement. These managers have incentives to speculate with inventory cost reductions, thereby avoiding sharp reductions in a single period, because it would hinder further reductions in the future. Remarkably, firms may prevent such behavior by stimulating the Operations Managers’ strategic orientation, without losing sight of inventory-efficient management.
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dc.language.iso eng
dc.language.iso eng
dc.relation.ispartofseries UC3M Working papers. Business Economics
dc.relation.ispartofseries 07-12
dc.rights Atribución-NoComercial-SinDerivadas 3.0 España
dc.rights.uri http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/es/
dc.subject.other Operations Manager behavior
dc.subject.other Compensation model
dc.subject.other Inventory policy
dc.title Impact of the Operations Manager's dual role on inventory policy
dc.type workingPaper
dc.subject.eciencia Empresa
dc.rights.accessRights openAccess
dc.identifier.repec wb076612
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