The shareholder wealth effects of high-cost manufacturing decisions

Past event — 24 September 2014

Kühne Logistics University
Grosser Grasbrook 17, 20457 Hamburg

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Dr. Joao Quariguasi

Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor)

School of Management, University of Bath


Firms are increasingly relocating their production to high-cost environments. Yet, there is no academic evidence on the shareholder value implications of this move. In this paper we address this gap in the literature by analyzing the shareholder wealth effects of high-cost manufacturing (HCM) announcements.

About the presenter

Dr Joao Quariguasi, PhD, is a Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor) in Operations Management at the School of Management, University of Bath. He has previously taught Operations Management, Operations Research and Project Management in undergraduate, masters and MBA courses in Brazil, The Netherlands, United Emirates and United Kingdom. Joao has published in many American and European journals in the fields of Operations Management and Operations research, e.g. Production and Operations Management (POMS), European Journal of Operational Research (EJOR) and Industrial Ecology, e.g. Journal of Industrial Ecology  and Journal of Cleaner Production. His main research interests are sustainable supply chains and risk management.

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The KLU research seminar series is a regular meeting of PhD students, Post-Docs and professors who conduct research in the field of logistics and supply chain management. The research seminar is open to the public and we happily welcome guests.