Research Methodologies in Supply Chain Management

In Collaboration with Magnus Westhaus

  • Herbert Kotzab
  • Stefan Seuring
  • Martin Müller
  • Gerald Reiner

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XI
  2. Stefan Seuring, Martin Müller, Gerald Reiner, Herbert Kotzab
    Pages 1-12
  3. Substantive Justification for Theory Building

  4. Surveys in Supply Chain Management

  5. Case Study Research in Supply Chains

  6. Action Research in Supply Chains

  7. Modelling Supply Chains

    1. Francesco Casella, Giovanni Miragliotta, Luigi Uglietti
      Pages 461-476
    2. Lars Magne Nonås, Kurt Jörnsten
      Pages 509-524
    3. Alejandra Gomez-Padilla, Jeanne Duvallet, Daniel Llerena
      Pages 525-538
    4. Julia Pahl, Stefan Voß, David L. Woodruff
      Pages 539-554
    5. Heinz Ahn, Jens Keilen, Rainer Souren
      Pages 555-570
    6. Jutta Geldermann, Martin Treitz, Hannes Schollenberger, Otto Rentz
      Pages 571-585
    7. José A. D. Machuca, Rafaela Alfalla Luque, Macarena Sacristán Díaz, Gerald Reiner
      Pages 587-591
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 593-619

About this book


While supply chain management has risen to great prominence in recent year, there are hardly related developments in research methodologies. Yet, as supply chains cover more than one company, one central issue is how to collect and analyse data along the whole or relevant part of the supply chain. Within the 36 chapters 70 authors bring together a rich selection of theoretical and practical examples of how research methodologies are applied in supply chain management. The book contains papers on theoretical implications as well as papers on a range of key methods, such as modelling, surveys, case studies or action research. It will be of great interest to researchers in the area of supply chain management and logistics, but also to neighbouring fields, such as network management or global operations.


Global Operations Research Methodology Supply Chains logistics management network management supply chain supply chain management

Editors and affiliations

  • Herbert Kotzab
    • 1
  • Stefan Seuring
    • 2
  • Martin Müller
    • 2
  • Gerald Reiner
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Operations Management SCM-GroupCopenhagen Business SchoolFrederiksbergDenmark
  2. 2.Supply Chain Management CenterInstitute of Business AdaministrationOldenburgGermany
  3. 3.Department of Production ManagementVienna University of Economics and Business AdministrationViennaAustria

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