Supply Chain Management And The Romanian Transition
AbstractSupply Chain Management (SCM), defined here as the construction of productive systems spanning over organizational borders with suppliers and customers and integrated via human-based and information technology systems to satisfy final customer requirements, is introduced as a key concept to accelerate Romania’s economic transition as it approaches EU membership, as well as to develop a modern supplier network. We introduce SCM from a system perspective along three broad areas: input, operations, output and system integration activities. We close by introducing constraints to SCM implementation in Romania. The first major constraint involves a lack of appropriate physical and human capital. Modernization of antiquated equipment and training employees in modern operations practices are prime requisites. The second major constraint, and perhaps the more difficult to change, deals with a lack of social capital among Romanian firms and adapting to appropriate managerial and worker values and attitudes.
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Bibliographic InfoArticle provided by Academy of Economic Studies - Bucharest, Romania in its journal The AMFITEATRU ECONOMIC journal.
Volume (Year): 8 (2006)
Issue (Month): 19 (February)
Supply Chain Management; Social Capital; Transition Economy; Economic Development.;
Other versions of this item:
- Glaser-Segura, Daniel & Anghel, Laurentiu-Dan & Tucci, Jack, 2006. "Supply chain management and the Romanian transition," MPRA Paper 3646, University Library of Munich, Germany, revised Feb 2006.
- O1 - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Development
- P2 - Economic Systems - - Socialist Systems and Transition Economies
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