MAGAZINE №6(89) December 2018

AUTHOR SERGEEV V.I.

CATEGORY Analytics and reviews Education in Logistics and SCM Human resource management and motivation

ABSTRACT

 The article systematically covers and analyses methodological and practical problems in relation to a new specialization of “Logistics and supply chain management”. The article considers a wide range of issues connected with the main activity of logisticians and experts in supply chain management (SCM); with prestige of the profession / specialization; with opportunities of self-improvement, career development and alumni employment; as well as with supplementary post-graduate education. The article reveals advantages of using innovative (digital) technologies, information and computer-based systems and software products. The role of School of Logistics and the International Centre of Training in Logistics in establishment and development of this prospective specialization in Russia is shown.

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MAGAZINE №4 (81) August 2017

AUTHORS  DYBSKAYA V.V., SERGEEV V.I.

CATEGORY  Analytics and reviews Logistic integration and coordination Supply chain management

ABSTRACT

In the article the logistics management and SCM organizational structures research findings that were conducted by the NRU HSE International Centre of Training in Logistics in 2014-2016 are considered. The sample of companies operating on Russian market accounted about 400 organizations. The form for the respondents of online survey was created. Each participant estimated the logistics management organizational structure (logistic and/or SCM department) individually. The assessment was conducted from the perspective of the
correspondence between the organizational structure and corporate and logistics strategies, key business processes, organizational structure management efficiency, functional employees allocation and so on in the different aspects of supply chains and logistics controlling.
The report divided into 6 sections was developed using the results of completed forms, survey in the Internet and interviews with the companies’ leading managers. Sections contain: main information about the company, the organizational structure type of logistics (supply chain) management, the organizational structure place and role in the company’s controlling system and so on.
The examples of typical logistics management structures of line and staff, matrix and project oriented structures are shown. Taking into consideration the importance of the SCM best practices and innovative technologies usage, the questions are highlighted in detail and a great variety of examples in SCM departments organizational planning are given.  

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MAGAZINE №6 (77) December 2016

AUTHORS  DYBSKAYA V.V., SERGEEV V.I.

CATEGORY  Supply chain management

ABSTRACT

In the article the actual problems and the methodology of organizational structure design by companies, which target Russian market, in terms of logistics and SCM departments formation are considered. The classification and main characteristics of organizational structures as well as comparative analysis of hierarchic and adaptive types are given.

Key features connected with logistic and supply chain management (SCM) departments design in the companies’ organizational structures are reflected. It is shown that organizational structure development by the logistics should be initiated by the strategy and key logistic business processes, while the logistics (SCM) department design is connected with the decision-making process concerning specialization, departamentalization, department size and delegation of authority by company’s top management. The model of company’s logistics department organizational structure design is given. It is demonstrated that the organizational design evolution in logistics and SCM is closely related with logistics development.

The main research methodology aspects of logistics and SCM departments organizational design with a foundation of systematic approach (analysis), economic cybernetics methods, operation research, mathematical statistics, decision theory and SCM theory are given. The investigation problem statement for logistics and SCM organizational design evolution in Russian companies is given.

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