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Graham E. Heaslip and Elizabeth Barber

Introduction The purpose of this paper is to advance the thought and practice on improving coordination, in the context of humanitarian logistics. The article is conceptual in nature, drawing on a topical literature review, interviews, and it also draws on the authors’ previous experiences from research projects and as practitioners in the field. This paper elucidates humanitarian logistics needs across all phases of humanitarian operations. It investigates where and how civil–military involvement can be most effective and efficient. The paper aims to

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Ayman Tobail, John Crowe and Amr Arisha

Chan, E.A. (2009). ‘Reflecting on the essence of our problem-based learning discussions: The importance of faculty development and our continuous quest for applications of problem based learning’. Kaohsiung Journal of Medical Science , 25, 276-281 10.1016/S1607-551X(09)70074-9 Chan E.A. 2009 ‘Reflecting on the essence of our problem-based learning discussions: The importance of faculty development and our continuous quest for applications of problem based learning’ Kaohsiung Journal of Medical Science 25 276 281 Christopher, M. (2005). Logistics and supply Chain

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Justin Doran and Geraldine Ryan

, new or significantly improved logistics, delivery or distribution methods for the firm’s inputs, goods or services or new or significantly improved supporting activities for the firm’s processes, such as maintenance systems or operations for purchasing, accounting or computing. Organisational innovation is defined as new business practices for organising procedures, new methods of organising work responsibilities and decision making or new methods of organising external relations with other firms or public institutions. Finally, marketing innovation is defined

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Aidan Duane and Philip O’Reilly

developed a six-stage (Levels 0–5) Knowledge Management Capability Assessment (KMCA) model, and Nikhil et al.’s (2007) five-level SoG model. SoG models have also emerged in e-Government and IS in healthcare and education. Layne and Lee (2001) developed a four-stage e-Government SoG model, and similar work by Janssen and van Veenstra (2005) focussed on a five-stage SoG model for information architectures in local governmental agencies. Janssen and van Veenstra (2005) suggest that organisations sometimes concatenate stages, and the number of stages may expand as

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Gabriel J. Costello

firm’s resource base for the future ( Barney, 1991 ). ‘Its central proposition is that if a firm is to achieve a state of SCA, it must acquire and control valuable, rare, inimitable, and non-substitutable (VRIN) resources and capabilities, plus have the organization (O) in place that can absorb and apply them’ ( Kraaijenbrink et al., 2010 : 3, based on Barney 1991 ). In an early assessment of the theory, Peteraf (1993) concluded that it had a significant capability to elucidate and integrate research in the area of strategic management. However, in a more recent

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Natālija Cudečka-Puriņa

. Maritime Economics & Logistics, 17(1), 79-96. https://doi.org/10.1057/mel.2014.28 Jacobsen, N. B. (2008). Industrial Symbiosis in Kalundborg, Denmark: A Quantitative Assessment of Economic and Environmental Aspects. Journal of Industrial Ecology, 10(1-2), 239-255. https://doi.org/10.1162/108819806775545411 Li, H., Dong, L., & Ren, J. (2015). Industrial symbiosis as a countermeasure for resource dependent city: a case study of Guiyang, China. Journal of Cleaner Production, 107, 252-266. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2015