An integrative framework for supply chain collaboration.

Simatupang, T and Sridharan, R 2005, 'An integrative framework for supply chain collaboration.', International Journal of Logistics Management, vol. 16, no. 2, pp. 257-274.


Document type: Journal Article
Collection: Journal Articles

Title An integrative framework for supply chain collaboration.
Author(s) Simatupang, T
Sridharan, R
Year 2005
Journal name International Journal of Logistics Management
Volume number 16
Issue number 2
Start page 257
End page 274
Total pages 17
Publisher Emerald Group Publishing
Abstract PURPOSE - This paper proposes an integrative framework for supply chain collaboration which is based on the reciprocal approach. DESIGN/METHODOLOGY/APPROACH - A reciprocal approach is adopted to capture the interaction phenomenon of different features of collaboration in attaining overall supply chain performance. FINDINGS - A collaborative supply chain framework is composed of five connecting features of collaboration, namely collaborative performance system, information sharing, decision synchronization, incentive alignment, and integrated supply chain processes. RESEARCH LIMITATIONS/IMPLICATIONS - Further research could be carried out to capitalize the framework for diagnosing and improving supply chain collaboration. PRACTICAL IMPLICATIONS - The proposed framework enables the chain members to scrutinize key features of supply chain collaboration before and during collaborative initiatives. ORIGINALITY/VALUE - Previous research on supply chain collaboration mainly assume the unilateral phenomenon of collaboration that focuses on a single feature such as information sharing or co-managed inventory. The proposed framework for the first time explicitly addresses the interaction of different connecting features of collaboration.
Subject Logistics and Supply Chain Management
DOI - identifier 10.1108/09574090510634548
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ISSN 0957-4093
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