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Professore ordinario



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Andrea Vinelli, Ph.D., is a Professor of Operations and Supply Chain Management and Service Operations Management at the Department of Management & Engineering at the University of Padova, Italy.
Rector's Delegate for Logistics, Classroom Utilization and Computerization
Director of the MBA Programme at the CUOA Business School, Italy.

From 2015 to 2021 President of the Alumni Association of the University of Padova.
From 2013 to 2019 Member of the Board of Directors of the Italian Association of Engineering & Management (AiIG).
From 2015 to 2017 President of the Italian Association of Engineering & Management (AiIG).
From 2008 to 2016 Dean of the Council of Engineering & Management at the University of Padova.
From 2013 to 2016 Member of the Board of the School of Engineering, University of Padova.
From 2009 to 2015 Member of the Advisory Board of the College of Business, University of Michigan, Dearborn, USA.
From 2001 to 2007 Director of the Ph.D. Programme in Engineering & Management of the Universities of Bologna, Padova, Parma, and Udine, Italy.
From 1999 to 2006 Member of the Board of the European Operations Management Association (EurOMA). In June 2003 he was the Chairman of “One World? One view of the OM? The challenges of integrating research & practice” the first Joint EurOMA-POMS International Conference, Como, Italy.
From 2002 to 2006 Core Group Member - as Italy representative - in the European Socrates Project "Research on Operations Management and Supply Chain Management teaching in Europe".
From 1998 to 2001, Core Group Member in the European Adapt Project "DO" (Develop Operations), a partnership with the University of Padova, the CUOA Business School, the University of Plymouth and Exeter, United Kingdom, and the University of Aster - Paris South, France.
Since 1991 he is a member of the HPM - High Performance Manufacturing International Project, a global network active in lean management.

His research and consulting interests lie in the areas of operations strategies, supply networks, supply chain management and digital operating models, with specific expertise in the fashion industry.

He is author or co-author of more than 200 publications in journals such as the MIT Sloan Management Review, International Journal of Production Economics, International Journal of Operations & Production Management, Journal of Cleaner Production, Corporate Social Responsibility & Environmental Management, International Journal of Production Research, Journal of Sustainable Tourism, Production Planning & Control, Technological Forecasting and Social Science, Operations Management Research, Journal of Fashion Marketing and Management, Integrated Manufacturing Systems, International Journal of Logistics, Journal of Purchasing and Supply Management, Supply Chain Forum, International Journal of Innovation Management. In 2019, he co-authored the book "Gestione delle Operations e dei Processi" by N. Slack, A. Brandon-Jones, P. Danese, P. Romano, and A. Vinelli, Pearson Education.

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Vendraminelli L., Macchion L., Nosella A., Vinelli A., Design thinking: strategy for digital transformation, Journal of Business Strategy, DOI 10.1108/JBS-01-2022-0009, 2022
Cavallin Toscani A., Macchion L., Stoppato A., Vinelli A., How to assess events’ environmental impacts: a uniform life cycle approach, Journal of Sustainable TourismVolume 30, Issue 1, Pages 240 - 257, 2022
Galeazzo A., Furlan A., Vinelli A., The role of employees' participation and managers' authority on continuous improvement and performance, International Journal of Operations
Macchion L, Moretto A., Caniato F., Danese P., Vinelli A.Static supply chain complexity and sustainability practices: A multitier examination, Corporate Social Responsibility and Environmental ManagementVolume 27, Issue 6, Pages 2679 - 2691November/December
Da Giau, A.; Foss, N. J.; Furlan, A.; Vinelli, A., Sustainable development and dynamic capabilities in the fashion industry: A multi-case study, CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY & ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT, Vol 27, page 1509-1520, 2019.
Furlan, A, Vinelli, A, Unpacking the coexistence between improvement and innovation in world-class manufacturing: A dynamic capability approach, TECHNOLOGICAL FORECASTING AND SOCIAL CHANGE, Vol. 133, pg 168-178, 2018.
Moretto A., Macchion L, Lion A, Caniato F., Danese P., Vinelli A., Designing a roadmap towards a sustainable supply chain: A focus on the fashion industry, JOURNAL OF CLEANER PRODUCTION, Vol.193, pg.169-184, 2018.
Macchion, L, Da Giau, A, Caniato, F, Caridi, M, Danese, P, Rinaldi, R, Vinelli, A, Strategic approaches to sustainability in fashion supply chain management, Production Planning and Control, Vol.29, Issue 1, 2 January 2018, Pages 9-28.
Macchion L, Fornasiero R, Vinelli A, Supply chain configurations: a model to evaluate performance in customized productions, INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PRODUCTION RESEARCH, Vol.15, n.5, pg.1386-1399, 2017.
Macchion L, A. Moretto, F. Caniato, M. Caridi, P. Danese, A. Vinelli, Production and supply network strategies within the fashion industry, International Journal of Production Economics, 163,5864, pp. 173-188, 2014.
Su-Yol Lee, R. D. Klassen, A. Furlan, A. Vinelli, The green bullwhip effect: Transferring environmental requirements along a supply chain, International Journal of Production Economics, Vol. 156, pg 39-51, 2014.
A. Galeazzo, A. Furlan, A. Vinelli, Understanding environmental-operations integration: The case of pollution prevention projects, International Journal of Production Economics, Vol.153, pg. 149-160, 2014.
A. Galeazzo, A. Furlan, A. Vinelli, Lean and green in action: interdependencies and performance of pollution prevention projects, Journal of Cleaner Production, Vol. 85, pg. 191-200, 2014.
A. Furlan, G. Dal Pont, A. Vinelli,On the complementarity between internal and external just-in-time bundles to build and sustain high-performance manufacturing, International Journal of Production Economics, Vol. 133, n.2, pg. 489-495, 2011.
G. Dal Pont, A. Furlan, A. Vinelli, Complementarity and Lean Manufacturing Bundles. An Empirical Analysis, International Journal of Operations and Production Management, Vol. 31, n. 8,pg. 835-850, 2011.
A. Camuffo, P. Romano, A.Vinelli, Back to the future: Benetton transform its global network, MIT – Sloan Management Review – Fall 2001, Vol. 43, No. 1, pg 46-52.