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Increasing effectiveness of supplier relations during major disruptions: Some key strategies and practices

Strategic Direction

ISSN: 0258-0543

Article publication date: 10 January 2023

Issue publication date: 17 January 2023

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Abstract

Purpose

This paper aims to review the latest management developments across the globe and pinpoint practical implications from cutting-edge research and case studies.

Design/methodology/approach

This briefing is prepared by an independent writer who adds their own impartial comments and places the articles in context.

Findings

Crises that involve major disruption demand effective supplier relationship management. Buying firms are able to use appropriate strategies that serve to strengthen relations and in turn help manage supply chain costs, address inventory issues and enable contingency planning for similar future crises.

Originality/value

The briefing saves busy executives, strategists and researchers hours of reading time by selecting only the very best, most pertinent information and presenting it in a condensed and easy-to-digest format.

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Citation

(2023), "Increasing effectiveness of supplier relations during major disruptions: Some key strategies and practices", Strategic Direction, Vol. 39 No. 2, pp. 31-34. https://doi.org/10.1108/SD-12-2022-0159

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Emerald Publishing Limited

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