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 [Dissertation (University of Nottingham only)] (Unpublished)

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Abstract

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 �why� 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.

Item Type: Dissertation (University of Nottingham only)
Keywords: factors, supply chain, collaboration
Depositing User: EP, Services
Date Deposited: 08 Oct 2008
Last Modified: 20 Sep 2016 17:13
URI: http://eprints.nottingham.ac.uk/id/eprint/22413

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