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Innovative Solutions for Implementing Global Supply Chains in Emerging Markets

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Advancements in the field of information technology have transformed the way businesses interact with each other and their customers. Businesses now require customized products and services to reflect their constantly changing environment, yet this results in cutting-edge products with relatively short lifecycles. Innovative Solutions for Implementing Global Supply Chains in Emerging Markets addresses the roles of knowledge management and information technology within emerging markets. This forward-thinking title explores the current trends in supply chain management, knowledge acquisition and transfer mechanisms among supply chain partners, and knowledge management paradigms. This book is an invaluable resource for researchers, business professionals and students, business analysts, and marketing professionals.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Book Series
    1. Mission
    2. Coverage
  5. Dedication
  6. Preface
    1. REFERENCES
  7. Chapter 1: B-School Selection by Fuzzy TOPSIS and AHP
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. ANALYTICAL HIERARCHY PROCESS (AHP)
    5. FUZZY THEORY APPROACH
    6. LINGUISTIC VARIABLE SET
    7. FUZZY TOPSIS
    8. MAIN FOCUS OF THE CHAPTER
    9. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTION
    10. CONCLUSION
    11. REFERENCES
    12. ADDITIONAL READING
    13. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  8. Chapter 2: Innovative Solutions for Implementing Global Supply Chains in Emerging Markets
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. LITERATURE REVIEW
    4. DISCUSSION AND FINDINGS
    5. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
    6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    7. CONCLUSION
    8. REFERENCES
  9. Chapter 3: Supply Chain Process Efficiency (SCPE) and Firm's Financial Efficiency (FFE)
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. 1. INTRODUCTION
    3. 2. LITERATURE REVIEW
    4. 3. RATIONALE FOR THE PROPOSED METHOD
    5. 4. THE PROCEDURES FOR THE PROPOSED METHOD
    6. 5. CONCLUSION
    7. 6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    8. REFERENCES
    9. ADDITIONAL READING
  10. Chapter 4: System Dynamics Simulation of a Supply Chain Intelligence Model
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
    4. LITERATURE REVIEW
    5. HONDA MOTOR CO. LTD.: A CASE STUDY
    6. PROPOSED WORK
    7. THE SCI FRAMEWORK
    8. SYSTEM DYNAMICS MODEL
    9. CONCLUSION
    10. REFERENCES
  11. Chapter 5: Organizational Performance through Dairy Supply Chain Management Practices
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. 1. INTRODUCTION
    3. 2. CRITICAL LITERATURE REVIEW ON DAIRY SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT (DSCM) PRACTICES
    4. 3. RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
    5. 4. RESEARCH DESIGN
    6. 5. DATA COLLECTION
    7. 6. DATA ANALYSIS
    8. 7. FINDINGS
    9. 8. CONCLUSION
    10. REFERENCES
  12. Chapter 6: Pure Curd Supply Chain
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. HAZARD CRITICAL CONTROL POINTS (HACCP)
    4. FOOD SAFETY CONTROL SYSTEM
    5. GOODS MANUFACTURING PROCESS (GMP)
    6. GOOD HYGIENE PRACTICE (GHP)
    7. INTERNATIONAL STANDARD ORGANIZATION
    8. COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF HACCP AND ISO22000
    9. A CASE OF PURE CURD MANUFACTURING
    10. PURE CURD MANUFACTURING PROCESS
    11. DISCUSSIONS AND CONCLUSION
    12. LIMITATION
    13. MANAGERIAL IMPLICATIONS
    14. FUTURE SCOPE OF RESEARCH
    15. REFERENCES
    16. ADDITIONAL READING
    17. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  13. Chapter 7: A New Approach to Supply Chain Performance Measurement
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. 1. INTRODUCTION
    3. 2. BACKGROUND
    4. 3. PROPOSED CONCEPTUAL MODEL
    5. 4. METHODOLOGY
    6. 5. RESULTS
    7. 6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    8. 7. CONCLUSION
    9. REFERENCES
    10. ADDITIONAL READING
    11. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  14. Chapter 8: Logistics for Global Automobile Manufacturing Industry
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. METHODOLOGY OF RESEARCH
    5. MAIN FOCUS OF THE CHAPTER
    6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    7. CONCLUSION
    8. REFERENCES
    9. ADDITIONAL READING
    10. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  15. Chapter 9: Supply Chain Management
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. SCM IN LARGE VS. SMES: GAPS AND CHALLENGES
    4. CONTRIBUTION OF SMES TO THE ECONOMY
    5. CONCLUSION AND STRATEGIES FOR SMES
    6. REFERENCES
  16. Chapter 10: Government's Role in Setting Optimal Policies for Green Supply Chain
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. GREEN INITIATIVES BY DIFFERENT GOVERNMENTS
    5. A SIMPLE MODEL FOR ANALYSING WASTE REDUCTION AND WASTE REUSES EFFORT
    6. CONCLUSION
    7. REFERENCES
    8. ENDNOTES
  17. Chapter 11: Cold Chain Logistics in India
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. MAIN FOCUS OF THE CHAPTER
    5. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    6. CONCLUSION
    7. REFERENCES
    8. ADDITIONAL READING
    9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  18. Chapter 12: Service Quality in Supply Chain
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. LITERATURE REVIEW
    4. RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
    5. ANALYSIS AND DISCUSSIONS
    6. MANAGERIAL IMPLICATIONS
    7. LIMITATIONS OF THE STUDY AND FUTURE RESEARCH
    8. REFERENCES
  19. Chapter 13: Food Cold Chain Management
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. LITERATURE REVIEW ON COLD CHAIN MANAGEMENT
    4. NEED FOR COLD STORAGES IN INDIA
    5. GLOBAL STATUS OF COLD STORAGE
    6. STATUS OF COLD STORAGE IN INDIA
    7. TOTAL NUMBER OF COLD STORAGES IN INDIA
    8. EXCLUSIVE POTATOES COLD STORAGE IN INDIA
    9. MULTI PURPOSE COLD STORAGES IN INDIA
    10. TYPE OF OWNERSHIP OF COLD STORAGE IN INDIA
    11. PRODUCT WISE STATUS OF INDIAN COLD STORAGES
    12. COLD CHAIN LOGISTICS
    13. CHALLENGES IN COLD CHAIN MANAGEMENT
    14. ADVANTAGES OF COLD CHAIN MANAGEMENT
    15. DISCUSSIONS AND CONCLUSION
    16. CONTRIBUTION
    17. LIMITATIONS
    18. MANAGERIAL IMPLICATIONS
    19. FUTURE SCOPE OF RESEARCH
    20. REFERENCES
    21. ADDITIONAL READING
    22. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  20. Chapter 14: Strategic Development of Responsible Warehousing with Safety Partnership
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. VALUE-ADDED SAFETY PARTNERSHIPS
    4. OUTCOMES OF SAFETY BEHAVIOUR
    5. METHODOLOGY
    6. FINDINGS
    7. DISCUSSION
    8. CONCLUSION
    9. REFERENCES
  21. Chapter 15: Performance Measurement
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. MAIN FOCUS OF THE CHAPTER
    5. CATEGORIZATION OF KPIS FOR PERFORMANCE MEASUREMENT IN RETAIL
    6. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
    7. 1. TRANSPORT OPTIMIZATION
    8. 2. INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY OPTIMIZATION
    9. 3. INVENTORY OPTIMIZATION
    10. 4. RESOURCE OPTIMIZATION
    11. 5. FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE OF THE FIRM
    12. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    13. CONCLUSION
    14. REFERENCES
    15. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  22. Chapter 16: The Role of Institutional Pressures on Green Supply Chain Practices in Building the Organizational Image
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. 1. INTRODUCTION
    3. 2. GREEN SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT IN HOSPITALS
    4. ADVANTAGES TO HOSPITALS
    5. 3. REVIEW OF LITERATURE
    6. 4. METHODOLOGY
    7. 5. CONCLUSION AND FURTHER SCOPE
    8. REFERENCES
  23. Chapter 17: Understanding the Port-Centric Logistics Clusters
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. 1. INTRODUCTION
    3. 2. THE ROLE OF SEAPORTS IN THE MODERN GLOBAL SUPPLY CHAIN
    4. 3. THEORETICAL FOUNDATION OF PORT-CENTRIC LOGISTICS CLUSTERS
    5. 4. ECOSYSTEM OF PORT CENTRIC LOGISTICS CLUSTERS
    6. 5. DATA SET USED
    7. 6. RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
    8. 7. CONCLUSION AND FUTURE RESEARCH
    9. REFERENCES
  24. Compilation of References
  25. About the Contributors