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Handbook of Research on Global Supply Chain Management

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Supply Chain Management (SCM) has always been an important aspect of an enterprise’s business model and an effective supply chain network is essential to remaining competitive in a global environment. By properly managing the flow of goods and services, businesses can operate more efficiently while managing most of the workload behind-the-scenes. The Handbook of Research on Global Supply Chain Management is an in-depth reference source that covers emerging issues and relevant applications of information pertaining to supply chain management from an international perspective. Featuring coverage on topics such as the global importance of SCMs to strategies for producing an effective supply chain, this comprehensive publication is an essential resource for academics and business professionals alike interested in uncovering managerial insight and logistics solutions.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Book Series
    1. Mission
    2. Coverage
  5. Dedication
  6. Editorial Advisory Board
  7. Preface
    1. REFERENCES
  8. Chapter 1: Strategies for Effective Worldwide Supply Chains
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. SHORTCOMINGS IN CURRENT SUPPLY CHAIN STRATEGIES
    5. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
    6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    7. CONCLUSION
    8. REFERENCES
    9. ADDITIONAL READING
    10. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  9. Chapter 2: High Level Inventory Network Modeling Approaches
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. LITERATURE REVIEW
    4. RESULTS
    5. REFERENCES
    6. ENDNOTES
    7. APPENDIX 1
    8. APPENDIX 2
    9. APPENDIX 3
  10. Chapter 3: Fostering Supply Chain Management in Global Business
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. FOSTERING SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT IN GLOBAL BUSINESS
    5. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    6. CONCLUSION
    7. REFERENCES
    8. ADDITIONAL READING
    9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  11. Chapter 4: A “Flying High, Landing Soft” Platform for Supplier Diversity
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. CHALLENGES
    5. THE “FLYING HIGH, LANDING SOFT” PLATFORM
    6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    7. CONCLUSION
    8. REFERENCES
    9. ADDITIONAL READING
    10. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  12. Chapter 5: An Empirical Investigation of the Role of E-Communication in International Collaborations
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. CONCEPTUAL BACKGROUND
    4. METHDOLOGY AND CONTEXT
    5. FINDINGS AND DISCUSSION
    6. CONCLUSION
    7. REFERENCES
    8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    9. APPENDIX: AN EXAMPLE OF THE SURVEY QUESTIONS
  13. Chapter 6: Information Quality in Supply Chain Software
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. 1. INTRODUCTION
    3. 2. INFORMATION MANAGEMENT AS THE NEW SUPPLY CHAIN’S FRONTIER
    4. 3. THE ROLE OF INFORMATION QUALITY
    5. 4. DATA QUALITY STRATEGIES AND TOOLS
    6. 5. CONCLUSION
    7. REFERENCES
  14. Chapter 7: Value Creation and Appropriation in Buyer-Supplier Relationships
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BALANCE BETWEEN VALUE CREATION AND APPROPRIATION UNDER THREATS OF SUPPLIER OPPORTUNISM
    4. ALIGNMENT BETWEEN GOVERNANCE MECHANISMS AND CHARACTERISTICS OF PRODUCTIVE RELATIONSHIP
    5. SOURCING STRATEGIES
    6. SUPPLIER COMPETITION AND RELATIONSHIP-SPECIFIC INVESTMENTS
    7. NATIONAL CULTURES
    8. DISCUSSION AND IMPLICATIONS
    9. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
    10. REFERENCES
  15. Chapter 8: Review of RFID Applications in Perishable Inventory Management
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. APPLICATION TO PERISHABLE INVENTORY MANAGEMENT
    5. CHALLENGES AND EVALUATION METHOD IN THE IMPLEMENTATION OF RFID SYSTEMS
    6. CONCLUSION
    7. REFERENCES
    8. ADDITIONAL READING
    9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  16. Chapter 9: Supply Chain Resilience
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. WHAT IS A RESILIENT SUPPLY CHAIN?
    4. WHY SHOULD COMPANIES BUILD A RESILIENT SUPPLY CHAIN?
    5. HOW TO BUILD A RESILIENT SUPPLY CHAIN?
    6. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
    7. LIMITATIONS
    8. DIRECTIONS FOR FUTURE RESEARCH
    9. CONCLUSION
    10. REFERENCES
    11. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  17. Chapter 10: Partnerships in Supply Chain Management
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BOUNDARY DECISIONS OF THE FIRM
    4. A FRAMEWORK FOR PARTNERING
    5. DIMENSIONS OF PARTNERSHIP
    6. PARTNERING VERSUS OUTSOURCING
    7. THE PARTNERSHIP MODELS
    8. STRATEGIC ROLE OF PARTNERING IN SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT
    9. QUALITY OF PARTNERSHIP
    10. PARTNER SELECTION
    11. SUPPLY CHAIN PARTNERSHIPS IN THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY
    12. CONCLUSION
    13. REFERENCES
  18. Chapter 11: Strategic Value Creation in a Supply Chain
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT
    5. COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE
    6. VALUE CHAIN MODEL
    7. DECISION PHASES FOR CREATING SUPPLY CHAIN VALUE
    8. SUPPLY PROCESS DIFFERENTIATION
    9. SUPPLY CHAIN INTEGRATION
    10. SUSTAINABLE SUPPLY CHAIN INTEGRATION
    11. TRACEABILITY IN THE SUPPLY CHAIN
    12. LIMITATIONS TO TRACEABILITY AND SUSTIANABILITY INTEGRATION
    13. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
    14. FUTURE RESEARCH
    15. CONCLUSION
    16. REFERENCES
    17. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  19. Chapter 12: International Supply Chain Case Study
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. 1. INTRODUCTION
    3. 2. SAMSUNG’S SMART PHONES PRODUCTION NETWORK
    4. 3. GLOBAL SOURCING IN AEROSPACE INDUSTRY: A380 AIRBUS
    5. 4. TESCO’S DISTRIBUTION NETWORK
    6. 5. CONCLUSION
    7. REFERENCES
    8. ENDNOTES
  20. Chapter 13: Supply Chain Relationships
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    5. CONCLUSION
    6. REFERENCES
    7. ADDITIONAL READING
    8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  21. Chapter 14: Green Supply Chain Initiatives
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. ENVIRONMENTAL REGULATIONS DRIVEN GREENING
    4. CONSUMER DEMAND DRIVEN GREEN INITIATIVES
    5. PRICE PREMIUM POTENTIAL THROUGH GREENING
    6. COST REDUCTION THROUGH GREENING
    7. CONCLUSION
    8. REFERENCES
    9. ENDNOTES
  22. Chapter 15: Sustainability
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. DEFINITION OF SUSTAINABILITY AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT AND ITS TAXONOMY
    4. CONCEPT OF TRIPLE BOTTOM LINE (TBL)
    5. SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT MODELS
    6. SUSTAINABILITY INDICATORS
    7. SUSTAINABILITY ASSESSMENT
    8. SUSTAINABILITY STRATEGIES
    9. APPLICATION OF SUSTAINABILITY
    10. CHALLENGES TO SUSTAINABILITY
    11. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
    12. FUTURE RESEARCH
    13. CONCLUSION
    14. REFERENCES
    15. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  23. Chapter 16: Supply Chain System and Barriers of Exporting
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. LITERATURE REVIEW
    4. METHODOLOGY
    5. CONCLUSION AND IMPLICATIONS
    6. REFERENCES
  24. Chapter 17: Cultivating Global Entrepreneurs in the Food Supply Chain
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. CHALLENGES
    5. THE PLATFORM
    6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    7. CONCLUSION
    8. REFERENCES
    9. ADDITIONAL READING
    10. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  25. Chapter 18: Supply Chain Management
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. EVALUATING DEVELOPMENTS OF SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT
    4. EVALUATING THEORIES OF SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT
    5. EVALUATING MODELS OF SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT
    6. LINKING SUPPLY CHAIN THEORIES AND MODELS
    7. PRACTICAL IMPLICATIONS
    8. CONCLUSION
    9. REFERENCES
    10. ADDITIONAL READING
  26. Chapter 19: Structuring and Managing Supply Network
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. LITERATURE REVIEW
    4. CONCEPTUAL FRAMEWORK
    5. DISCUSSION AND CONCLUSION
    6. REFERENCES
  27. Chapter 20: Relationship Establishment in SCM in a Market with Enforcement and Regulation Challenges
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. RELATIONSHIP, TRANSACTION COST ANALYSIS, AND NETWORK THEORY
    4. EMPIRICAL LITERATURE REVIEWS
    5. METHODOLOGY
    6. FINDINGS
    7. CONCLUSION
    8. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
    9. REFERENCES
  28. Chapter 21: Supply Chain Management Practices in Retail-The Trends and Future Perspective
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. SUPPLY CHAIN PRACTICES IN RETAILING
    4. FUTURE TRENDS IN RETAILING
    5. EMERGING MARKETS
    6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS AND CONCLUSION
    7. REFERENCES
  29. Chapter 22: The History and Development of Purchasing Management and Its Theoretical Framework
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. HISTORICAL DEVELOPMENT OF INDUSTRIAL PURCHASING
    4. EMERGENCE OF BUSINESS-TO-BUSINESS/INDUSTRIAL MARKETING AND THE ORGANIZATION OF INDUSTRIAL PURCHASING
    5. THE HISTORICAL AND RECENT DEVELOPMENTS OF TRANSACTION COST ECONOMICS (TCE)
    6. CONCLUSION
    7. REFERENCES
    8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    9. APPENDIX 1
    10. APPENDIX 2
  30. Chapter 23: Implementation of Green Supply Chain Management in a Globalized Economy
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. GREEN SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT: CONCEPTUAL FRAMEWORK
    4. COLLABORATIVE RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN GLOBAL GREEN SUPPLY CHAIN MEMBERS
    5. INNOVATIVE ECO-FRIENDLY PRODUCTS AND PROCESSES
    6. INTERNATIONAL STANDARDS FOR ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT AND SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY
    7. ENVIRONMENTAL PERFORMANCE INDEX (EPI), INTERNATIONAL AGREEMENTS, LEGISLATION AND NGOS
    8. CONTEXT SPECIFIC GSCM IMPLEMENTATION STRATEGIES
    9. GREEN SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT PRACTICES AND BUSINESS PERFORMANCE
    10. SUMMARY
    11. REFERENCES
  31. Chapter 24: A Staged Supplier Pre-Evaluation Model
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. METHOD
    4. RESULTS
    5. DISCUSSION AND CONCLUSION
    6. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
    7. REFERENCES
    8. APPENDIX
  32. Chapter 25: An Empirical View of Knowledge Management
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY
    4. KNOWLEDGE
    5. KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT
    6. KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS
    7. KNOWLEDGE CREATION: NONAKA'S KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT MODEL
    8. MANAGERIAL IMPLICATIONS
    9. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
    10. FUTURE RESEARCH
    11. CONCLUSION
    12. REFERENCES
    13. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITION
  33. Chapter 26: Supply Chain Processes as Key Drivers for Upgrading in the Semiconductor Global Supply Chain
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. GLOBAL CHAIN: SUPPLY CHAIN PROCESS MANAGEMENT FOR UPGRADING
    4. METHOD
    5. DESIGN HOUSES AS PART OF THE NATIONAL SEMICONDUCTOR INDUSTRY
    6. CONCLUSION
    7. REFERENCES
  34. Chapter 27: Picking with Impact
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. CASE STUDY
    4. RESULTS
    5. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    6. CONCLUSION
    7. REFERENCES
    8. ADDITIONAL READING
    9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    10. ENDNOTES
  35. Chapter 28: Information and Communications Technology (ICT) and the Supply Chain
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT
    4. ICT AND SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT (SCM)
    5. ICT INFRASTRUCTURE FOR SUPPLY CHAIN TRANSFORMATION
    6. FUTURE TRENDS
    7. CONCLUSION
    8. REFERENCES
  36. Chapter 29: Supply Chain Risk Management
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. RISK AND RISK MANAGEMENT
    4. GAP ANALYSIS AND FUTURE RESEARCH
    5. CONCLUSION
    6. REFERENCES
  37. Chapter 30: The Influence of Supply Chain Sustainability Practices on Suppliers
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. SUPPLY CHAIN SUSTAINABILITY TO SUPPLIERS
    5. SUPPLIER-SPECIFIC CHARACTERISTICS TO SCSIs
    6. TOWARD A PERFORMANCE IMPLICATION-BASED FRAMEWORK FOR SUPPLIERS IN SCSIs BY FOCAL COMPANIES
    7. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    8. CONCLUSION
    9. REFERENCES
    10. ADDITIONAL READING
    11. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  38. Chapter 31: Methodology to Support Supply Chain Integration A Business Process Perspective
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. BACKGROUND
    3. BUSINESS PROCESS REDESIGN METHODOLOGY TO SUPPORT SUPPLY CHAIN INTEGRATION
    4. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
    5. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    6. CONCLUSION
    7. REFERENCES
    8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  39. Chapter 32: Evolution of the Role of Measurement Systems in Industrial Decision Support
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. 1. INTRODUCTION
    3. 2. BACKGROUND
    4. 3. RELATED WORK
    5. 4. RESEARCH DESIGN
    6. 5. MEASUREMENT SYSTEMS’ EVOLUTION TIMELINE
    7. 6. CONCLUSION
    8. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
    9. REFERENCES
    10. ADDITIONAL READING
    11. ENDNOTES
  40. Compilation of References
  41. About the Contributors