Developing supply chain maturity
AbstractThis study introduces an empirical model of supply chain maturity and assesses its impact upon performance. Findings suggest that supply chain maturity is multi-dimensional including the areas of planning, sourcing, making, delivering, new product development, and returning. Valid and reliable measures, scales and supply chain maturity constructs were formulated and significant positive links found with multiple objective performance measures. The supply chain maturity framework is thus concluded to be robust for answering questions relating to where a supply chain is in developmental terms and what may be done to continue improving upon the design. Possible areas for further research and implications for managers are also raised.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by IESE Business School in its series IESE Research Papers with number D/898.
Length: 29 pages
Date of creation: 19 Jan 2011
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Supply Chain Design; Supply Chain Coordination;
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