The Emergence of an Academic Discipline?
Overview: Specifically, “SCM” “supply network” and “supply relationship” were added as
search terms. “Theory” was added to each term to catch those articles that were
not using the term “discipline” but were still dealing with theoretical development.
Book Description: This e-book asks: Is Supply Chain Management an emerging academic discipline? Supply Chain Management (SCM) has continued to grow in prominence within the field of Operations Management and also within the broader discipline of management. Practitioners have begun to adopt and adapt new techniques to supply management that improve firm performance. Organizations in both the public and private sectors are becoming increasingly aware of the pivotal role that SCM can play in their business success. This is a challenging special issue aimed at stimulating debate rather than providing a definiti.
- Title: Supply Chain Management Theory and Practice
- Subtitle: The Emergence of an Academic Discipline?
- Authors: Jerry W. Willis
- Publisher : Emerald Group Publishing
- Published Date: 2006-12-30
- Category: Society, Business logistics
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