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Sustainable supply chain management: achieving optimal performance and outcomes

Alexander, Anthony and Walker, Helen Lisbeth 2013. Sustainable supply chain management: achieving optimal performance and outcomes. Presented at: 20th EurOMA Conference 2013, Dublin, Ireland, 7-12 June 2013.

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Abstract

The research summarises theory in the fields of supply chain management (SCM) and its extension into sustainable supply chain management (SSCM). Recent literature reviews reflect a lack of theoretical development in SSCM. Where present these are imported from other disciplines. A key difference between SCM and SSCM is the latter's need to consider environmental and social externalities. A conceptual review finds that systems theory is a research paradigm shared by SCM, environmental science, social theory and service dominant logic. Meta-synthesis of these is then possible, to inform a conceptual framework for case study research into SSCM practice by proactive companies.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Date Type: Completion
Status: Unpublished
Schools: Centre for Advanced Manufacturing Systems At Cardiff (CAMSAC)
Business (Including Economics)
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
Funders: ESRC
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Last Modified: 10 Oct 2017 15:13
URI: http://orca.cf.ac.uk/id/eprint/49980

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