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Coordination in Supply Chains: From Case Studies to Reference Models

  • Yue Ming
  • Raymond Houé
  • Bernard Grabot
Conference paper
Part of the IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology book series (IFIPAICT, volume 338)

Abstract

Intensive competition has forced companies to focus on their core business and as a consequence to participate to more and more complex supply networks. The necessity to preserve the autonomy of each partner makes such networks usually managed in a decentralized way. Consequently, problems and conflicts emerge during the coordination processes. This paper describes some coordination problems identified through interviews and locates them within the activities of the coordination processes. Interpretations of the aspects influencing coordination are suggested, allowing to better explain the origins of these problems.

Keywords

Supply Chain Coordination Modeling Performance 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yue Ming
    • 1
  • Raymond Houé
    • 1
  • Bernard Grabot
    • 1
  1. 1.INPT, LGP-ENITUniversity of ToulouseTarbes CedexFrance

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