Supply Chain Management: Volume 21 Issue 5


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Who’s to blame or praise? Performance attribution challenges in outsourced service provision in supply chains

Kostas Selviaridis

The aim of this paper is to understand the antecedents and effects of performance attribution challenges arising in the provision of business-to-business (B2B) services in supply…


Does finance solve the supply chain financing problem?

Federico Caniato, Luca Mattia Gelsomino, Alessandro Perego, Stefano Ronchi

Recently, in response to the credit crunch and the increased costs of financing, new solutions for supporting the financial management of supply chains, known as supply chain…


Interplant coordination, supply chain integration, and operational performance of a plant in a manufacturing network: a mediation analysis

Yang Cheng, Atanu Chaudhuri, Sami Farooq

The purpose of this paper is to investigate the relationships at the level of plant in a manufacturing network, labelled as networked plant in the paper, between inter-plant…


Humanitarian supply chain use of cloud computing

Dara G. Schniederjans, Koray Ozpolat, Yuwen Chen

The purpose of this paper is to examine the impact of cloud computing (CC) use on collaboration and its ultimate impact on the agility of humanitarian supply chains. Further, this…


An analytical model for system-wide and tier-specific assessment of resilience to supply chain risks

Mehrdokht Pournader, Kristian Rotaru, Andrew Philip Kach, Seyed Hossein Razavi Hajiagha

Based on the emerging view of supply chains as complex adaptive systems, this paper aims to build and test an analytical model for resilience assessment surrounding supply chain…


The growing scale and scope of the supply chain: a reflection on supply chain graduate skills

Christine Jordan, Ozlem Bak

The growing scale and scope of the supply chain requires a greater understanding of the broader supply chain skills picture. This study aims to assess the supply chain skills…


Lean and green synergies in supply chain management

Lucila M.S. Campos, Diego A. Vazquez-Brust

The purpose of this paper is to investigate how synergies between lean and green supply chain practices emerge. In particular, the authors explore which practices identified in…


Supply network-enabled innovations. An analysis based on dependence and complementarity of capabilities

María Isabel Roldán Bravo, Antonia Ruiz Moreno, Francisco Javier Llorens-Montes

This paper aims to seek to explain the influence of power asymmetry and the moderating role of an organization’s absorptive and desorptive capacity on enhancing supply chain…

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