An Analysis of the Relationship Between Supply-Chain Management Practices and New Product Development Time: A Case of the North American Confectionery Manufacturers
AbstractThis paper describes the relationship between supply-chain management practices and new product development over time in the North American confectionery manufacturing industry. Using data from a survey of new product development managers, results indicate that buyer involvement and supplier involvement do not have a statistically significant impact on development time. Outsourcing of activities, however, does significantly impact new product development time. Findings of this study have important implications for supply-chain management practices of the food-manufacturing industry.
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Bibliographic InfoArticle provided by Food Distribution Research Society in its journal Journal of Food Distribution Research.
Volume (Year): 37 (2006)
Issue (Month): 02 (July)
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- Spaulding, Aslihan D. & Woods, Timothy A., 2003. "An Analysis Of The Relationship Between Supply-Chain Management Practices And New Product Development Time: A Case Of The North American Confectionery Manufacturers," 2003 Annual Meeting, February 1-5, 2003, Mobile, Alabama 35189, Southern Agricultural Economics Association.
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