Dr. Vered Blass

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Dr. Vered Blass
Phone: 03-6406739
Office: Recanati - Business Administration, 438

Short Biography

Dr. Blass holds Ph.D. and M.A. degrees in environmental science and management from the University of California, Santa Barbara, and a Bachelor of Science in industrial engineering and management from The Technion - Israel Institute of Technology. Currently she is a lecturer at the faculty of management in Tel Aviv University and involved in collaborative research with scholars from multiple universities in the U.S. and Europe. Her academic research has focused on the interface of the industrial ecology and management science disciplines. She had established and lead the industrial ecology research group in TAU and won numerous research grants from agencies in Israel and Europe to support her research efforts.



Fields of Research

Industrial ecology, environmental management, LCA, green supply chain, complexity, servicizing, diffusion on EVs



Journals Publications

  • Doctori Blass V. and Ostrovsky G., (2008) “Handling E-Waste in Israel”, Iyunim Periodical, Natural Resources & Environmental Management Department; University of Haifa, Israel
  • Delmas M. and Doctori Blass V. (2010) “Measuring Corporate Environmental Performance: the Trade-Offs of Sustainability Ratings”, Business Strategy and the Environment 19: 245–260
  • Geyer R. and Doctori Blass V. (2010) “The Economics of Cell Phone Reuse and Recycling”, Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technologies 47:515–525, IF 1.071, 5-Year IF 1.263 
    DOI 10.1007/s00170-009-2228-z
  • Raz G., Druehl c., Blass V. (2013) "Design for the Environment: Life Cycle Approach Using a Newsvendor Model", Production and Operations Management Journal 22(4): 940-957, IF1.759, 5-Year IF 2.387
  • Ovchinnikov A., Blass V., Raz G. (2014) “Economic and Environmental Assessment of Refurbishing Strategies for Product-Service Bundles”, Production and Operations Management Journal, 23(5): 744-761, IF 1.439, 5-Year 2.116
  • Blass V., Corbett C., Delmas M., and Muthulingam S., (2014) “Top Management and the Adoption of Energy Efficiency Practices: Evidence from Small and Medium-Sized Manufacturing Firms in the US”, Energy Journal, 65; 560–571, IF 1.772, 5-Year IF 2.338
  • Meorn N., Blass V., Garb Y., Kahane Y.,  and Thoma G. 2016. “Why Going beyond Standard LCI Databases is Important: Lessons From A Meta-Analysis of Potable Water Supply System LCAs", International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment, 21: 1134.
  • Tchetchik A., Kaufman D. and Blass V. 2016. “Perceived scarcity, habits, environmental attitudes, and price sensitivity:  How do they interact with preferences towards greywater systems?” The Built Environment (forthcoming)
  • Blass V. and Corbett C. 2016. "Same Supply Chain, Different Models: Integrating Perspectives from Industrial Ecology and Supply Chain Management", accepted to the Journal of Industrial Ecology
  • Encarnacao S., Santos F.P, Santos F.C, Blass V., Jorge M. Pacheco J.M., and Portugali J. "Paradigm Shifts and the Interplay between State, Business and Civil Sectors"¸ accepted to the Royal Society Open Science Journal



Book Chapters

  • DeJonghe N., Doctori Blass V., and. Ramus C.A. (2009) “Employees Ecoinitiatives: Case Studies of Two Ecoentrepreneurial Companies”, in Frontiers in Eco- Entrepreneurship Research, Advances in the Study of Entrepreneurship, Innovation, and Economic Growth, edited by  Libecap G., Volume 20: 79-125 
  • Blass V., Chebach T. Ashkenazy A., “Sustainable Raw Materials Management”, in “Sustainable Supply Chains” edited by Yann Bouchery, Tarkan Tan, Jan Fransoo and Charles Corbett, Springer , DOI 10.1007/978-3-319-29791-0


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