New Publication by Dr. Ghosh on Strategic Decision Making Under Subscription-based Contracts for Remanufacturing

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Dr. Ghosh is the lead author for his new publication on Strategic Decision Making Under Subscription-based Contracts for Remanufacturing alongside with co-authors Sirish Gouda, Ravi Shankar, Sanjeev Swami and C.T. Vinu, published in International Journal of Production Economics. Due to stakeholder pressure and positive returns on investment, manufacturing firms globally have adopted various environmental sustainability practices. This study was motivated by the emergent phenomenon in the remanufacturing industry, analyze competition and collaboration between an OEM and remanufacturer under subscription-based contracts. The study’s findings show that the collection effort of the remanufacturer under the lump-sum pay and per-unit fee contract is lower than the case of competition, whereas the collection effort is higher under the revenue sharing and lump-sum pay contract. They also found that the contracts lead to higher prices whereas the product design value is lower in contracts than the base case. The full article can be purchased at the following link: International Journal of Production Economics.