Practical wisdom in a complex world: Building the Resilient Supply Chain

Batsakidis, A., Tsigkas, A. (in press). Practical wisdom in a complex world: Building the Resilient Supply Chain. International Journal of Supply Chain and Operations Resilience.

This paper investigates the role of practical wisdom in a complex world. Taking an interdisciplinary approach which is based on the premise that re-considering practical wisdom (phronēsis) we will be able to deal with the instability of our world. Increasingly literature reveals that existing solution approaches based on knowledge, science and technology may be necessary but are not sufficient. The volatility of the world proof that there is a need for improved transdisciplinary understanding of the role of wisdom in a technology-driven world and supply chain. To address this issue, this paper draws a linkage between wisdom and resilience with respect to technology-driven future, environmental preservation and economic growth. It is concluded that practical wisdom promotes supply chain resilience in a complex world.



(My publication)Posted:Dec 31 2018, 04:00 PM by mantis
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