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Strengthening Resilience of Supply with Essential Goods through Public-Private Emergency Collaborations: Challenges and Incentives

Lüttenberg, Markus ORCID iD icon 1
1 Institut für Industriebetriebslehre und Industrielle Produktion (IIP), Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT)

Abstract (englisch):

Private actors ensure the supply of essential goods such as food, drinking water, and medicine to
the population. However, crises such as natural disasters, human-caused conflicts, or pandemics
can cause disruptions of private supply chains and, subsequently, supply shortages in the market.
In this case, public actors need to become active and responsible for supplying the population with
essential goods. Nevertheless, the ability of public actors to provide essential goods in a crisis is
constrained due to limited resources and a lack of knowledge about the relevant commercial supply
chains. Therefore, companies that produce, distribute, or sell essential goods can be valuable
partners but must be adequately motivated to participate in crisis management. A promising
form of collaboration to strengthen resilience lies in the concept of public-private emergency
collaborations (PPECs), elaborated in different studies within the dissertation. The necessity of
PPECs and their public acceptance depends on the attitude and preparation of the population, which
is why the empirical investigation of these accompanying questions is another central part of the
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DOI: 10.5445/IR/1000158837
Veröffentlicht am 24.05.2023
Cover der Publikation
Zugehörige Institution(en) am KIT Institut für Industriebetriebslehre und Industrielle Produktion (IIP)
Publikationstyp Hochschulschrift
Publikationsdatum 24.05.2023
Sprache Englisch
Identifikator KITopen-ID: 1000158837
Verlag Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT)
Umfang xv, 228 S.
Art der Arbeit Dissertation
Fakultät Fakultät für Wirtschaftswissenschaften (WIWI)
Institut Institut für Industriebetriebslehre und Industrielle Produktion (IIP)
Prüfungsdatum 27.04.2023
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Referent/Betreuer Schultmann, Frank
Wiens, Marcus
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