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June 26th - July 1st, 2015 | Neuchâtel, Switzerland

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Theme and Scope of the Conference

The theme of the EurOMA 2015 conference is “Operations Management for sustainable competitiveness”. This topic addresses the changing requirements during crises and economic recovery; research should explore, in particular, in which way Operations Management for products and services may tackle economic, environmental and social performance objectives while keeping businesses financially sound. Against the background of these comprehensive performance dimensions, Operations Management indispensably needs to generate innovations in order to remain competitive. Based on the tradition of the EurOMA conferences we seek a balance between academia and practice, manufacturing and service aspects, public sector and private sector, etc. Papers on all topics related to research, practice, and teaching of Operations Management are invited, in particular the topics below should be addressed (see EurOMA 2011 as well as EurOMA 2013, extended by sustainability related topics):

1Behavioural Operations
2Capacity Management, Planning and Control
3CSR and Operations Management
4Decision Support Systems in Operations
5Disaster Management
6E-business and Operations
7Empirical Research in Operations Management
8Global Operations and Strategic Sourcing
9Healthcare Operations Management
10Human Resource Management aspects in Operations Management
11Humanitarian Logistics and Operations
12Information Systems in Operations
13Innovation, Product and Service Development
14Inventory Management
15Lean and Agile Operations
16Logistics Management and Physical Distribution
17Managing Change in Operations
18Managing Inter-firm Relationships in Supply Chains
19Managing the Operations Interface within Organisations
20Mass Customization and Servitization
21Negotiations, contracts and conflicts in decentralized supply networks
22Next generation operations
23Operations Improvement, Growth and Recovery from Recession
24Operations in the Public Sector
25Operations Management in ETO-type industries
26Operations Management in Regional Economies
27Operations Planning, Scheduling and Control
28Operations Risk Management and Resilience
29Operations Strategy
30Performance Measurement and Management
31Performance Measurement of ethics in Operations Management and Supply Chain Management
32Plant Location, Design and Layout
33Project Management
34Purchasing and Procurement
35Quantitative Model based Operations Management Research
36Reliability and Maintenance
37Retail Operations
38Revenue Management in Operations
39Sales & Operations Planning
40Service Operations Management
41Simulation based Operations Management Research
42Supply Chain Management
43Supply Network Design
44Sustainability in Operations and Logistics (including Social and Environmental aspects)
45 Teaching and Learning in Operations Management (incl. Cases, Games and Simulations)
46 Technology Management in Operations
47 Total Quality Management, Kaizen and Six Sigma



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