Albachiara Boffelli

Assistant Professor

Short Profile

Albachiara Boffelli, Ph.D. in Economics and Management of Technology, from a joint Ph.D. program between the Department of Management, Information and Production Engineering of the University of Bergamo (Italy) and the Department of Economics and Management of the University of Pavia (Italy). She has been a visiting researcher at the Department of Industrial Management and Logistics of Lund University (Sweden).

Education

PHD: Economics and Management of Technology, University of Bergamo, University of Pavia.
Master of Science: Management Engineering, University of Bergamo.

Research

Her research focuses on the topic of manufacturing relocation, with a focus on the reshoring phenomenon. She is also interested in topics related to sustainability and the impact of new technologies on organization and supply chains.

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AV Benstead, D Mwesiumo, H Moradlou, A Boffelli, "Entering the world behind the clothes that we wear: practical applications of blockchain technology", Production Planning & Control, 1-18, 2022

M Wiech, A Boffelli, C Elbe, P Carminati, T Friedli, M Kalchschmidt, "Implementation of big data analytics and Manufacturing Execution Systems: an empirical analysis in German-speaking countries", Production Planning & Control 33 (2-3), 261-276, 2022

B Colombo, P Gaiardelli, S Dotti, A Boffelli, "Business Models in Circular Economy: A Systematic Literature Review"

H Moradlou, A Benstead, A Boffelli, D Mwesiumo, S Khayyam, "Can location decisions provide operational ambidexterity to achieve efficiency and flexibility in global pandemics?"

A Boffelli, L Fratocchi, M Kalchschmidt, "Doing the right thing or doing things right: what is better for a successful manufacturing reshoring?", Operations Management Research 14 (1), 1-16, 2021

M Silva, M Pereira, A Boffelli, "Sustainability spreading throughout downstream supply chain: When buyers learn from a key supplier"

A Boffelli, H Moradlou, L Fratocchi, "Manufacturing reshoring: Archetypes development through a systematic literature review", 30th Ipsera Conference, 45-45, 2021

A Boffelli, C Di Stefano, L Fratocchi, MGM Kalchschmidt, H Moradlou, "An exploratory study on the interplay between manufacturing backshoring and sustainability: which benefits for innovation?"

A Boffelli, M Kalchschmidt, A Shtub, "Simulation-Based Training: From a Traditional Course to Remote Learning--The COVID-19 Effect.", Higher Education Studies 11 (1), 8-17, 2021

P Barbieri, A Boffelli, S Elia, L Fratocchi, M Kalchschmidt, "15 COVID-19 and Global Value Chains", Covid-19 and International Business: Change of Era, 2020

P Barbieri, A Boffelli, S Elia, L Fratocchi, M Kalchschmidt, "COVID-19 and Global Value Chains: Reconfiguration of Activities across Borders", COVID-19 and International Business, 169-179, 2020

P Barbieri, A Boffelli, S Elia, L Fratocchi, M Kalchschmidt, "COVID-19 and Global Value Chains: Reconfiguration of Activities across Borders", COVID-19 and International Business, 169-179, 2020

P Barbieri, A Boffelli, S Elia, L Fratocchi, M Kalchschmidt, D Samson, "What can we learn about reshoring after Covid-19?", Operations Management Research 13 (3), 131-136, 2020

P Gaiardelli, A Boffelli, M Kalchschmidt, D Bellazzi, SO Samorani, "Reshoring of Service Operations: Evidence from a Delphi Study"

A Boffelli, M Johansson, "What do we want to know about reshoring? Towards a comprehensive framework based on a meta-synthesis", Operations Management Research 13 (1), 53-69, 2020

A Boffelli, R Golini, G Orzes, S Dotti, "Open the box: A behavioural perspective on the reshoring decision-making and implementation process", Journal of Purchasing and Supply Management 26 (3), 100623, 2020

C Cimini, A Boffelli, A Lagorio, M Kalchschmidt, R Pinto, "How do industry 4.0 technologies influence organisational change? An empirical analysis of Italian SMEs", Journal of Manufacturing Technology Management, 2020

J Colombo, A Boffelli, M Kalchschmidt, "The empowered organization: linking technologies 4.0 with the evolution of roles and tasks"

P Barbieri, A Boffelli, S Elia, L Fratocchi, M Kalchschmidt, "Please don’t go: contrasting the reshoring of foreign investments through country-specific factors to preserve the national workforce"

A Boffelli, L Fratocchi, M Kalchschmidt, C Lazzeri, I Verga, "Reshoring, sostenibilità e innovazione. I benefici di ricollocazione delle produzioni"

B Colombo, A Boffelli, P Gaiardelli, S Dotti, "Esempi virtuosi dal settore tessile e abbigliamento"

A Boffelli, M Kalchschmidt, L Aymon, "A meta-analysis of the relationship between green supply chain management internal practices and environmental performance"

A Boffelli, M Johansson, "What do we want to know about reshoring? A conceptual framework for case study research"

A Boffelli, M Kalchschmidt, L Balzari, "Understanding trade-offs among sustainability pillars through triangulation"

M Kalchschmidt, C Cimini, A Boffelli, A Lagorio, R Pinto, "Exploring the Impact of Industry 4.0 Investment on Manufacturing Organization"

A Boffelli, M Kalchschmidt, S Dotti, P Gaiardelli, "Creare sinergie tra obiettivi economici, ambientali e sociali: che cosa emerge dalla ricerca universitaria"

A Boffelli, M Johansson, "What do we want to know about reshoring? Developing a framework from a meta-synthesis", IT, 2019

J Malin, A Boffelli, J Olhager, M Kalchschmidt, "A Meta-Analysis of Reshoring Case Studies: The Influence of Contingency Factors on the Relocation Decision"

A Boffelli, P Carminati, M Kalchschmidt, M Wiech, C Elbe, T Fiedli, "Evidences from the German speaking area: what to expect from Industry 4.0 technologies implementation?"

A Boffelli, S Dotti, P Gaiardelli, G Carissimi, B Resta, "Corporate Environmental Management for the Textile Industry: Toward an Empirical Typology", Sustainability 11 (23), 6688, 2019

M Johansson, A Boffelli, J Olhager, M Kalchschmidt, "A meta-analysis of reshoring case studies-the influence of contingency factors on the relocation decision"

G Carissimi, A Boffelli, C Cimini, S Dotti, A Lagorio, "L’Industria 4.0 entra nel Tessile. Come cambiano le competenze"

A Boffelli, C Cimini, A Lagorio, M Kalchschmidt, R Pinto, "Le competenze nell’Industria 4.0: ruoli tecnici sempre più necessari"

R Golini, V De Marchi, A Boffelli, M Kalchschmidt, "Which governance structures drive economic, environmental, and social upgrading? A quantitative analysis in the assembly industries", International Journal of Production Economics 203, 13-23, 2018

A Boffelli, G Orzes, S Dotti, "“How to reshore”: Some evidence from the apparel industry", IEEE Engineering Management Review 46 (4), 122-127, 2018

A Boffelli, G Carissimi, S Dotti, P Gaiardelli, "Servizi innovativi e nuovi business. I vantaggi dell’Economia circolare"

A Boffelli, R Golini, G Orzes, S Dotti, "Reshoring decision-making and implementation processes: a multiple-case study"

A Boffelli, G Carissimi, S Dotti, P Gaiardelli, F Carrara, "Implementing supply chain collaboration practices to support successful circular economy: a best case from textile industry"

G Carissimi, A Boffelli, S Dotti, P Gaiardelli, F Carrara, "Supply chain collaboration for circular economy: a case study in the textile industry"

R Golini, A Boffelli, "Proposing and testing an innovative methodology"

R Golini, A Boffelli, "The role of manufacturing within industrial districts: Proposing and testing an innovative methodology", Local Clusters in Global Value Chains, 193-212, 2017

A Boffelli, R Golini, M Kalchschmidt, "Smiling Curve in the textile Supply Chain: what helps to Upgrade?"

R Golini, M Kalchschmidt, B Resta, S Dotti, A Boffelli, "Boosting Added Value: Upgrading Patterns of Ten Manufacturers in the Textile and Clothing Industry", Academy of Management Proceedings 2017 (1), 11049, 2017

A Boffelli, B Resta, S Dotti, R Golini, "Corporate Environmental Management for the Textile Sector: Towards an Empirical Typology"

B Resta, S Dotti, P Gaiardelli, A Boffelli, "How Lean Manufacturing Affects the Creation of Sustainable Value: An Integrated Model", International journal of automation technology 11 (4), 542-551, 2017

B Resta, S Dotti, P Gaiardelli, A Boffelli, "Lean Manufacturing and Sustainability: An Integrated View"

A Boffelli, R Golini, B Resta, F Thiella, MGM Kalchschmidt, S Dotti, "Il distretto tessile bergamasco-Le risposte alle sfide globali", Edizioni Este, 2016

R Golini, A Boffelli, "Value Chain Mapping and Heterogeneity of Firms in Clusters: A Survey of the Textile and Clothing Firms of Bergamo"

R Golini, A Boffelli, MGM Kalchschmidt, "Governance and Upgrading in Global Value Chains: a study in the manufacturing industry", CU, 2016

A Boffelli, B Resta, S Dotti, P Gaiardelli, "Il tessile italiano e le sfide della sostenibilità ambientale"

R Golini, A Boffelli, MGM Kalchschmidt, "Relational governance as firms’ upgrading boost"

B Resta, S Dotti, A Boffelli, P Gaiardelli, "Environmental Management Practices for the Textile Sector"

A Boffelli, B Resta, S Dotti, P Gaiardelli, "I percorsi di sostenibilità delle aziende tessili italiane"

R Golini, B Resta, MGM Kalchschmidt, S Dotti, A Boffelli, "Local responses to global market pressures in the textile and apparel industry: evidence from six Northern Italian companies"

R Golini, B Resta, MGM Kalchschmidt, S Dotti, "Upgrading and supply chain management: a study in the textile and clothing sector"

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