Modeling the Integration in the Peruvian Quinoa Supply Chain: A Sustainability Perspective

  • Ivonne Román
  • Manuel Ramírez
  • Edgar RamosEmail author
  • Andrea Patrucco
  • Monika Flanigan
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 1216)


This article analyzes how the members of the quinoa supply chain can influence in the integration, operational performance and sustainability. The document proposes development of the Partial Least Squares (PLS) variables analysis methodology that will allow to analyze the data and evaluate the relationships for the integration of the supply chain. This research aims to provide an integrated model of the quinoa supply chain, which will improve management in the agriculture sector, the organizations that integrate, and the academy. Research pretend to facilitate the formulation of better strategies for integration and sustainability in the Andean region.


Sustainability Integration Collaboration Agri-food supply chain PLS Quinoa 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ivonne Román
    • 1
  • Manuel Ramírez
    • 1
  • Edgar Ramos
    • 1
    Email author
  • Andrea Patrucco
    • 2
  • Monika Flanigan
    • 3
  1. 1.Industrial Engineering ProgramUniversidad Peruana de Ciencias AplicadasLimaPeru
  2. 2.Supply Chain ManagementPenn State UniversityState CollegeUSA
  3. 3.School of BusinessColorado State UniversityCollinsUSA

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