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Supplier hoarding, government intervention, and timing for post-disaster crop supply chain recovery


  • Sheu, Jiuh-Biing


This work presents a multi-methodological approach to address the issue of post-disaster crop supply chain recovery under the influences of government intervention and supplier hoarding intention. A conceptual model which characterizes the antecedents of supplier hoarding intention is proposed, and validated using survey data. Grounded in the empirical study, an analytical model is then proposed for decision analysis of a two-tier crop supply chain recovering from post-disaster supply disruptions. Analytical results indicate that hoarding behavior reduces the time taken by supply chain members for supply recovery; and however, contributes to mixed effects on the expected profits of supply chain members.

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  • Sheu, Jiuh-Biing, 2016. "Supplier hoarding, government intervention, and timing for post-disaster crop supply chain recovery," Transportation Research Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review, Elsevier, vol. 90(C), pages 134-160.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:transe:v:90:y:2016:i:c:p:134-160
    DOI: 10.1016/j.tre.2015.09.013

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