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Integrated Supply Chain Model for Sustainable Manufacturing: A System Dynamics Approach

Sustaining Competitive Advantage Via Business Intelligence, Knowledge Management, and System Dynamics

ISBN: 978-1-78560-707-3, eISBN: 978-1-78560-706-6

ISSN: 1069-0964

Publication date: 20 October 2015

Abstract

The findings reveal that integration of the supply chain can bring economic, social and environmental sustainability along with a structured production process. It is also observed that the poultry industry can apply the model outcomes in the real-life practices with minor adjustments. This present research has both theoretical and practical implications. The proposed model’s unique characteristics in mitigating the existing problems are supported by the sustainability and supply chain theories. As for practical implications, the poultry industry in Bangladesh can follow the proposed supply chain structure (as par the research model) and test various policies via simulation prior to its application. Positive outcomes of the simulation study may provide enough confidence to implement the desired changes within the industry and their supply chain networks.

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Shamsuddoha, M. (2015), "Integrated Supply Chain Model for Sustainable Manufacturing: A System Dynamics Approach", Sustaining Competitive Advantage Via Business Intelligence, Knowledge Management, and System Dynamics (Advances in Business Marketing and Purchasing, Vol. 22B), Emerald Group Publishing Limited, Bingley, pp. 155-399. https://doi.org/10.1108/S1069-09642015000022B003

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