MELOGIC

25.1.2017 Melogic project Mapping the emergency logistics needs and problems   The MELOGIC project is a DG ECHO funded research project with five partners from five different European countries.   European University of Cyprus (Cyprus) University of Aegean (Greece) Regional (Vicenza) Italian Red Cross (Italy) CARITAS Teruel(Spain) Humanitarian Logistics and Supply Chain Research Institute (Finland) […]

Procuring innovation for known and unexpected needs – thoughts from the CAIUS seminar

5.12.2016 Thoughts on the CAIUS Seminar by Isabell Storsjö 17.11.2016 Public procurers are tasked with procuring products, services and works that fulfil the needs of the organisations. These needs may not only be defined by current consumption and obstacles, but also by expectations on the future and mitigation for unexpected events. The project CAIUS (Cascading […]

Maggot therapy in disaster medicine and development aid

26.10.2016 By Frank Stadler, Professor of Humanitarian Logistics Peter Tatham and Professor of Infection Prevention and Control Ramon Shaban Griffith University An earthquake hits or a tsunami washes over land and another town lies in ruins. Among the devastation sniffer dogs scramble nose down over rubble to find the dead and injured. But what if […]

Organizational culture and Collaborative behavior

8.8.2016 A thought on the collaborative behavior between the actors in a supply chain by Sabari Prasanna Collaborative behavior between the actors in a supply chain has been a matter of research interest to scholars since the past two decades as soon as the concept of supply chain management found light. Organizations collaborate between each […]

Organizational culture and Collaborative behavior

8.8.2016 Collaborative behavior between the actors in a supply chain has been a matter of research interest to scholars since the past two decades as soon as the concept of supply chain management found light. Organizations collaborate between each other in the chain due to several reasons. The simple reason could be route to market […]

Making acquaintance with public management – the new friend of humanitarian operations and crisis management?

4.7.2016 Humanitarian logistics, humanitarian operations management, humanitarian supply chain management – these are not only topics that the HUMLOG Institute are working with, but also themes that are becoming more and more popular at various conferences. I have myself attended several conferences and have had the joy to sit in at many presentations serving the […]

”Changing Crises and the Quest for Adequate Solutions”

8.6.2016 Blog post by Linda It is exactly two months ago that I participated in the World Conference on Humanitarian Studies in Addis Abeba, Ethiopia. The conference was organized by the International Humanitarian Studies Association, this year’s theme being “Changing Crises and the Quest for Adequate Solutions”. What is meant by changing crises is the […]

Building agility into the organisation

1.6.2016 Principles to practice with Guest writer Cécile L’Hermitte We have once again got the pleasure of having a guest writer here on our blog. This time it is Cécile L’Hermitte with her article Developing organisational capabilities to support agility in humanitarian logistics: An exploratory study that appeared in the latest issue of the Journal […]

Building agility into the organisation

25.5.2016 From principles to practice by Cécile L’Hermitte Once again we have the pleasure to have a guest writer here on our blog. This time it is Cécile L’Hermitte with her article Building agility into the organization. Read about how her findings can be used in practice. The following discussion relates to a 3-year research […]