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A Proposed Set of Criteria for Supply Chain Strategy Evaluation

Supply Chain Management and Logistics in Latin America

ISBN: 978-1-78756-804-4, eISBN: 978-1-78756-803-7

Publication date: 12 November 2018

Abstract

This note explores the applicability of evaluation criteria to the problem of evaluating the supply chain strategy (SCS) of an organization. A discussion of SCS evaluation is relevant today, as the validity of the dominant approach – proposed two decades ago and based on matching types – has come into question. While evaluation criteria have a long history in other disciplines, they are new to SCS evaluation. To help supply chain (SC) scholars assess the applicability of evaluation criteria to SCS, this note proposes a tentative set of criteria and provides insights derived from the authors’ recent experience. We propose that the use of criteria for the evaluation of SCS may be a useful alternative, or at least a complement, to the dominant approach. These proposed criteria are currently being validated in a project with a company in Uruguay; we invite further empirical validation by third parties.

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Citation

Roberto, P.-F. (2018), "A Proposed Set of Criteria for Supply Chain Strategy Evaluation", Yoshizaki, H.T.Y., Velázquez Martínez, J.C. and Argueta, C.M. (Ed.) Supply Chain Management and Logistics in Latin America, Emerald Publishing Limited, Bingley, pp. 9-18. https://doi.org/10.1108/978-1-78756-803-720181002

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