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The Nature of Supply Chain Management Research

Insights from a Content Analysis of International Supply Chain Management Literature from 1990 to 2006

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Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XV
  2. Pages 1-8
  3. Pages 38-82
  4. Pages 154-164
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 165-231

About this book

Introduction

The term Supply Chain Management (SCM) first occurred during the 1980s and has since experienced increasing attention from both theory and practice.

Julia Wolf focuses on the theoretical aspect of SCM by analyzing the evolution SCM research has undergone and by assessing the question whether SCM research can be considered a scientific paradigm as of today. A number of factors are investigated based on empirical data gathered from publications on SCM in international refereed journals from 1990 to 2006. As a result, four major periods are distinguished in the evolution of SCM research: emergence, acceptance, growth and a final phase of establishment. These periods are characterized in terms of the following factors and their alterations over time: scientific values, object of study, constructs, methods, schools of thought, and the link of research to practice.

Keywords

Logistik SCM Supply Chain Management Wissenschaftstheorie scientific values supply chain managment

About the authors

Dr. Julia Wolf promovierte bei Prof. Dr. Christopher Jahns am Supply Management Institute (SMI) der European Business School (EBS) in Oestrich-Winkel.

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title The Nature of Supply Chain Management Research
  • Book Subtitle Insights from a Content Analysis of International Supply Chain Management Literature from 1990 to 2006
  • Authors Julia Wolf
  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-8349-9747-0
  • Copyright Information Betriebswirtschaftlicher Verlag Dr. Th. Gabler | GWV Fachverlage GmbH, Wiesbaden 2008
  • Publisher Name Gabler
  • eBook Packages Business and Economics Business and Management (R0)
  • Softcover ISBN 978-3-8349-0998-5
  • eBook ISBN 978-3-8349-9747-0
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages XV, 231
  • Number of Illustrations 0 b/w illustrations, 0 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Procurement
    Operations Management
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