The role of the supply chain executive in supply chain integration: a behavioral approach
AbstractApplying a behavioural approach of agency theory, this paper aimed to identify the most appropriate employment and compensation system (ECS) for supply chain executives in order to foster supply chain integration. We attempted to develop a novel approach of how encourages supply chain integration from the perspective of managerial incentives, an enabler that has not been analyzed in the literature. The paper presents the analysis of three sources of risk bearing - compensation risk, employment risk and environmental risk - which can adversely influence supply chain executivesÂ´ risk-taking behaviour, rendering them less willing to promote supply chain integration.
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Firm performance; Supply chain management; Risk;
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- NEP-CSE-2008-04-29 (Economics of Strategic Management)
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