This work presents a comprehensive model of supply chain management. Experienced executives from 20 companies clearly define supply chain management, identifying those factors that contribute to its effective implementation. They provide practical guidelines on how companies can manage supply chains, addressing the role of all the traditional business functions in supply chain management and suggest how the adoption of a supply chain management approach can affect business strategy and corporate performance.
Chapter 6: Knowledge Management
Firms around the world are entering a new era of business competition. Globalization of supply chains and the escalating pace of technological change have set the stage for the emergence of global network competition. In network competition, firms must not only compete with other firms for favorable ...