Author: Paolo Carminati (Ph.D. Candidate at the University of Bergamo) Hello “Young SCholars”, pleased to meet you! I’m Paolo, and I have recently completed my PhD experience at the Department of Management, Information and Production Engineering of the University of Bergamo. In the last three years, I had the privilege to be part of theContinue reading “When the whole network is too broad and the single company is too narrow, we need subnetworks in multinational enterprises”
Author Archives: albachiaraboffelli
Dedicated to “Absolute beginners”
Authors: Alexandra Lagorio and Albachiara Boffelli With today’s article, we would like to inaugurate a new column dedicated to who is just starting in the world of research, perhaps starting a research fellowship (as often happens in Italy) or a PhD program. We have tried to think about the best pieces of advice we haveContinue reading “Dedicated to “Absolute beginners””
Online conferences: an unbiased perspective
Author: Jacopo Colombo (Ph.D. student @ University of Bergamo) Hello to all Young Scholar readers! This is Jacopo Colombo, a first-year PhD student at the University of Bergamo. Today I am going to tell you about my experience with online conferences. Before I get into it, I would like to take a few minutes toContinue reading “Online conferences: an unbiased perspective”
Reshoring, sustainability and innovation: synergies or trade-offs?
Author: Albachiara Boffelli You might remember that, in my very first article on this blog, I shared that my major research passions deal with reshoring, sustainability and technology. What I did not tell you is that, since your research reflects what you are passionate about, sooner or later you will strive for linking all yourContinue reading “Reshoring, sustainability and innovation: synergies or trade-offs?”
What can we learn about reshoring after COVID-19?
Author: Albachiara Boffelli Right after the pandemic outbreak, many rumours started to spread about a new trend of deglobalization, and multiple “experts” forecasted the renaissance of the reshoring trend in a short time. Luckily enough, starting by 2019, I entered a group of Italian scholars with a passion for the reshoring phenomenon. Besides me, thisContinue reading “What can we learn about reshoring after COVID-19?”
A tale of two countries: Italy and Sweden
Authors: Albachiara Boffelli and Lorenzo Bruno Prataviera (Politecnico di Milano) The visiting period is a common step in an Italian PhD student journey. It is usually a tough but very rewarding experience. In this article, Albachiara and Lorenzo share their common visiting experience at the Department of Industrial Management and Logistics of Lund University inContinue reading “A tale of two countries: Italy and Sweden”
Going beyond logistics: do not forget the fiscal issues!
Author: Lorenzo Bruno Prataviera (Politecnico di Milano) Hello “Young SCholars” readers! I am Lorenzo Bruno Prataviera, a Research Fellow at the Department of Management, Economics and Industrial Engineering of Politecnico di Milano. In February 2020 I gained a Ph.D. in Management Engineering defending a dissertation entitled “Towards a new approach for Global Distribution Network Design:Continue reading “Going beyond logistics: do not forget the fiscal issues!”
Young Scholars’ conferences
Authors: Albachiara Boffelli and Alexandra Lagorio Conferences are one of the main events in the life of a researcher (and also one of the most useful and entertaining). They have a twofold objective: to create a moment of sharing one’s research activity with the scientific community of which one is part and to increase one’sContinue reading “Young Scholars’ conferences”
Online teaching from a young scholar perspective
Authors: Albachiara Boffelli and Alexandra Lagorio When we thought about this article, the second semester had just ended, it was summer, and the nightmare of the pandemic in Bergamo seemed to be over. So we thought that the only experience to tell about online teaching would be Albachiara’s. However, with the start of the 2020-2021Continue reading “Online teaching from a young scholar perspective”
What is reshoring and what is it not?
Author: Albachiara Boffelli While I was about to start writing an article concerning the impact of Covid-19 on the reshoring phenomenon (spoiler alert: this will be one of the future articles on the Young SCholars blog), I realized that, most likely, many of our readers first needed clarification of what reshoring is and what itContinue reading “What is reshoring and what is it not?”