Speaker: Dr. Samuel Fosso Wamba Professor and Associate Dean of Research Toulouse Business School, France

Distinguished Lecture Series: Samuel Fosso Wamba

Thursday, April 21, 2022 | 10-11:30 am AZ/5-6:30 pm GMT Exploring AI Capabilities in Operations Management: Going from a Bibliometric Analysis to Empirical Studies Artificial intelligence (AI) has been seen as the next productivity frontier for its high capability to transform almost all aspects of intra-and-inter-organizational operations across industries. Yet very few empirical studies have …

Save the Date: CARISCA's 2022 Supply Chain Research Summit, June 28-30, 2022

CARISCA’s Annual Supply Chain Research Summit: June 28-30, 2022

How Africa Matters to the Global Supply Chain This three-day supply chain research conference will feature keynotes, invited sessions, panel discussions and a dissertation competition. The summit will be a hybrid event featuring in-person and virtual presentations. In-person sessions will be held in Ghana at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology in Kumasi; virtual …

Women and Responsible Management Innovations in Africa’s Supply Chains

Women and Responsible Management Innovations in Africa’s Supply Chains

An Advancing Women in Supply Chain Event On Monday, April 11, 2022, CARISCA hosted its sixth Advancing Women in Supply Chain Webinar, Women and Responsible Management Innovations in Africa’s Supply Chains. Africa’s sustainable development is an ongoing multi-faceted challenge that requires diverse and innovative approaches. This session highlighted two global initiatives, UN Global Compact PRME and INSEAD Africa …

Distinguished Lecture Series: Tobias Schoenherr

Professor Tobias Schoenherr delivered the CARISCA Distinguished Lecture in February 2022, Best Practices for Publishing: Lessons Learned and the International Journal of Operations & Production Management (IJOPM) Perspective. Schoenherr is the Hoagland-Metzler Endowed Professor in Purchasing and Supply Management at the Broad College of Business, Michigan State University. He’s also the editor of the  International Journal of Operations & Production Management.

Research Update

CARISCA’s key objective is to support higher education institutions in building the capacity necessary to provide best-in-class degree programs and training, facilitate research translation and utilization, and engage stakeholders in best practices and policy changes that strengthen supply chains.  One of CARISCA’s four project components focuses on research to strengthen the capacity of African higher …