Leveraging Global Supply Chains for Maximizing Shareholder Value

 

Global Business Professor’s latest Audio Interview, “Leveraging Global Supply Chains for Maximizing Shareholder Value” features Sachin Modi, Professor of Supply Chain Management, Mike Ilitch School of Business at Wayne State University.

In the 21-minute Audio Interview, Mr. Sachin discusses these questions:

  • Public corporations are responsible for maximizing shareholder value. How does a firm’s supply chain help them achieve that goal?
  • You mentioned the importance of efficiency in delivering financial value, do you think that there is a dark side to a focus on efficiency?
  • As supply chains become more global, what are some new opportunities that firms can leverage to improve their financial performance?
  • What do you think might be the hidden costs or challenges that globalization of supply chains brings? And how can managers deal with this?
  • Being ethical and having sustainable operations/supply chain may also need added investments and expose a firm to more costs, do you think that shareholders value sustainable supply chains?

Audio Interview Guest:
Sachin Modi
Professor of Supply Chain Management
Mike Ilitch School of Business
Wayne State University
Email: sachin.modi@wayne.edu

EXECUTIVE SEMINAR:
Automotive Industry: Global Purchasing and Supply Chain Management Leadership Seminar
September 25-29, 2017 in Southfield, Michigan (USA)
By Wayne State University and AIAG (Automotive Industry Action Group)
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DEGREE PROGRAM:
Executive Master of Science Degree in Automotive Supply Chain Management
Starting in September, 2017
By Wayne State University and AIAG (Automotive Industry Action Group)
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About Sachin Modi:
Sachin Modi is a Professor of Supply Chain Management at the Mike Ilitch School of Business at Wayne State University. He teaches manufacturing operations and global supply chain management courses at the undergraduate and MBA levels. Prior to joining Wayne State University he has held faculty positions at Iowa State University and the University of Toledo. During his career, he also spent multiple years in supply chain consulting working at Kanbay Inc. (now a division of Capgemini) and i2 Technologies (now JDA Software Inc.). His academic research aims to investigate the financial value of supply chain resources/capabilities, supply management, and sustainability/corporate social responsibility. His research publications have appeared in several leading supply chain management journals in the world including the Journal of Operations Management, Production and Operations Management Journal, Journal of Marketing, Journal of Supply Chain Management, and Journal of Business Ethics. He received his Ph.D. in Business with a dual major in Operations Management and Decision Sciences from the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana. He also received his Masters of Science in Industrial Engineering from the University of Cincinnati in Ohio. His Bachelors of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering came from the Maharashtra Institute of Technology at the University of Pune in India.