Supply Chain Management: Issues in the New Era of Collaboration and Competition, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1599042339
  • ISBN-13: 9781599042336
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 428 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2007 | Published/Released November 2006
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2007

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The e-business environment has brought about a new kind of competition. Instead of the traditional mode of firms competing against firms, we now have supply chains competing against supply chains. Supply Chain Management: Issues in the New Era of Collaboration and Competition examines this new business landscape in background, touching on major issues of the supply chain, and providing readers the assets to obtain that important competitive advantage.

Supply Chain Management contributes to this interesting global phenomenon by collecting well-researched works that illuminate in SCM issues in the e-business environment.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Supply Chain Management: Issues in the New Era of Collaboration and Competition: Table of Contents.
1: The Impacts and Challenges of Supply Chain Management.
2: Implementing Supply Chain Management in the New Era: A Replenishment Framework for the Supply Chain Operations Reference Model.
3: An Investigation into the Barriers to Introducing Virtual Enterprise Networks.
4: Information Flows in a New Zealand Sheep Meat Supply Chain.
5: Virtual Integration: Antecedents and Role in Governing Supply Chain Integration.
6: The Participants' Role in Supply Chain Management.
7: Trust and Transparency in Netchains: A Contradiction?.
8: Integration of Global Supply Chain Management with Small and Medium Suppliers.
9: Strategic Alliances of Information Technology Among Supply Chain Channel Members.
10: Implementation of Channel Integration.
11: A Process Model of Inter-Organisational SCM Initiatives Adoption.
12: Factors Affecting Inter-Organisational Information Management Systems Used to Coordinate Australian Food Processor Chains.
13: The Application of Soft Systems Methodology to Supply Chain Management.
14: Integrated E-Enterprise Supply Chain Security Design and Implementation.
15: Performance Control and Risk Issues.
16: Monitoring Supply Chain Flows through Improved Performance Measurement of Extended Processes.
17: Supply Chain Risk Management: A Game Theoretic Analysis.
18: Smart Integrated eOperations for High-Risk and Technologically Complex Assets: Operational Networks and Collaborative Partnerships in the Digital Environment.
About the Authors.