Factors Affecting the Effectiveness of Supply Chain Collaboration
Meng, Xiangnan (2008) Factors Affecting the Effectiveness of Supply Chain Collaboration. [Dissertation (University of Nottingham only)] (Unpublished)
Collaborative relationship now exists as an inevitable outcome causing by fierce competition along the entire supply chain. It is the extension of traditional integration efforts from individual companies to extended enterprises and has been considered as necessity for future success. Drivers and benefits of supply chain collaboration have been claimed to clarify the Ã¢Â�Â�whyÃ¢Â�Â� question. The study examines the factors influence the success of collaboration both positively and negatively as a potential reference for its future development. A wide range of literatures and case studies will be reviewed to deduce the final finding. The findings show that multiple elements and how they determine the effectiveness to work together with partners superficially and hinderingly, such as trust, willingness to collaborate, technology etc.
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