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Title:Sustainability topics integration in supply chain and logistics higher education : where is the Middle East?
Authors:ID Rosi, Maja (Author)
ID Obrecht, Matevž (Author)
Files:URL https://www.mdpi.com/2071-1050/15/8/6955
 
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MD5: 2FE766D52FDFBF302FFED35D8A925BE7
 
Language:English
Work type:Unknown
Typology:1.01 - Original Scientific Article
Organization:FL - Faculty of Logistic
Abstract:The global logistics industry has grown significantly in the last decade and has become essential to global business activities. In addition, the logistics industry is vital in transportation, urbanization in the Middle East, and transshipment through the Middle East. Due to their increasing importance and size, there is an increasing demand for adequately qualified people capable of managing the logistics systems and supply chains holistically and sustainably to avoid problems caused by unsustainable practices in mobility, transport, and supply chains. However, it is unclear whether the logistic and supply chain education of future leaders, managers, and engineers will follow SDG goals, the rise of new trends, and green technologies or lag behind. This paper pioneered a systematic approach and analyzed Middle Eastern countries regarding their sustainability integration into higher education programs related to supply chain management and logistics studies. It revealed enormous differences among countries and a lack of sustainability topics in most studied countries. Some countries are also significantly more oriented toward partial logistics challenges such as transport efficiency instead of sustainable supply chains, which are becoming critical challenges for the near future and must be accompanied by formal and life-long learning on sustainability-related topics. The circular economy and corporate social responsibility are especially neglected. It was also revealed that sustainability integration in higher education does not correlate with sustainability scores and the ranking of countries within the sustainability index.
Keywords:sustainability integration, Middle East, supply chain management, responsible logistics, education for SDGs
Publication status:Published
Publication version:Version of Record
Publication date:20.04.2023
Publisher:MDPI
Year of publishing:2023
Number of pages:str. 1-16
Numbering:Vol. 15, issue 8, [article no.] 6955
PID:20.500.12556/DKUM-84796 New window
UDC:005:656:502.131.1
ISSN on article:2071-1050
COBISS.SI-ID:150017027 New window
DOI:10.3390/su15086955 New window
Publication date in DKUM:25.07.2023
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Title:Sustainability
Shortened title:Sustainability
Publisher:MDPI
ISSN:2071-1050
COBISS.SI-ID:5324897 New window

Document is financed by a project

Funder:Drugi - Drug financer ali več financerjev
Funding programme:The Ministry of Higher Education, Science, and Innovation
Name:Establishing an environment for green and digital logistics and supply chain education within the Recovery and Resilience Plan scheme
Acronym:NOO

Funder:EC - European Commission
Funding programme:The European Union-Next Generation EU
Name:Establishing an environment for green and digital logistics and supply chain education within the Recovery and Resilience Plan scheme
Acronym:NOO

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License:CC BY 4.0, Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International
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Language:Slovenian
Keywords:integracija trajnosti, Bližnji vzhod, menedžment dobavnih verig, odgovorna logistika, izobraževanje za cilje trajnostnega razvoja


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