BIBS has sponsored a research project led by Martin Beaulieu and Claudia Rebolledo from HEC Montréal. This paper delves into the competencies crucial for successful collaborative research in Supply Chain Management and has just been published in a top journal: the International Journal of Logistic Management!
In a comprehensive study involving participant observation of six collaborative research cases in public procurement and logistics, we’ve uncovered two broad competencies that make the difference:
This study takes collaborative research to the next level by focusing on these competencies, thus going beyond the dozens of skills typically mentioned in the literature. Promoting collaborative research is meaningful since our field needs more engaged and multidisciplinary research to tackle the challenge of sustainability in SCM.