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Modelling Value

Selected Papers of the 1st International Conference on Value Chain Management

  • Herbert Jodlbauer
  • Jan Olhager
  • Richard J. Schonberger
Conference proceedings

Part of the Contributions to Management Science book series (MANAGEMENT SC.)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxi
  2. Keynotes

  3. Best Paper

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 77-77
    2. Ivan Russo, Silvio Cardinali
      Pages 79-97
  4. Searching for Value: Creating Value

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 99-99
    2. Heimo Losbichler, Peter Hofer, Christoph Eisl, Birgit Zauner
      Pages 119-148
    3. Susanne Jene, Stephan Zelewski
      Pages 167-186
  5. Value Chain Models: Decision-Making

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 187-187
    2. Andreas Zehetner, Corinna Engelhardt-Nowitzki, Barbara Hengstberger, Jörg Kraigher-Krainer
      Pages 207-229
  6. Value Chain Models: Complexity

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 231-231
    2. Corinna Engelhardt-Nowitzki, Markus Gerschberger, Franz Staberhofer
      Pages 233-256
  7. Value Chain Models: Lean Value Chains

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 273-273

About these proceedings


The publication contains a selection of the best double-blind reviewed papers presented, discussed and revised by participants of the 1st International Conference on Value Chain Management in Austria, Steyr, May 2011. The Value Chain Management (VCM) Conference presents scientific insights relevant to management as well as their translation into the practice of management. The conference focus is on the demand chain i.e. sales, production, purchasing, logistics, performance measurement and customer value management. The authors present analytical and conceptual articles as well as empirical studies showing multidisciplinary and intercultural approaches towards solving relevant open problems.


Collaboration Complexity and Flexibility Decision Making Profit and Cost Distribution Value Chain Management

Editors and affiliations

  • Herbert Jodlbauer
    • 1
  • Jan Olhager
    • 2
  • Richard J. Schonberger
    • 3
  1. 1.FH OberösterreichSteyrAustria
  2. 2., Department of ManagementLinköping UniversityLinköpingSweden
  3. 3.Schonberger & AssociatesBellevueUSA

About the editors

Herbert Jodlbauer is founder and dean of the School of Management at the Upper Austria University of Applied Sciences and dynamism behind the Value Chain Management Initiative.

Jan Olhager is Professor for Operations Management at the Linköping University in Sweden and a well-known editor, reviewer and author in management sciences.

Richard J. Schonberger is President of Schonberger & Associates in the USA, cofounder of World Class Manufacturing and one of the world's leading lean management experts.

Bibliographic information

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