Supply Chain Management: A Strategic Perspective
International Journal of Operations & Production Management
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Many leading firms in the USA have adopted an integrated strategic approach to purchasing and logistics management known as supply chain management. As the twenty-first century begins, supply chain management has become a significant strategic tool for firms striving to improve quality, customer service and competitive success. This article surveyed senior managers in various industries to study the prevalent supply chain management and supplier evaluation practices. The study reduced these practices to a smaller set of constructs and related the constructs to firm performance. The results show that many constructs were correlated with firm performance and that some constructs were found to adversely affect performance.
Business logistics; Business logistics—Management; Company performance; Competition; Management attitudes; Supply chain management; Supplier evaluation; Total quality management
Business | Operations and Supply Chain Management
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Lyman, S. B.,
Wisner, J. D.
Supply Chain Management: A Strategic Perspective.
International Journal of Operations & Production Management, 22(6),