Theoretical backdrop of the research on the value determination of SCIs

  • Philip Wessely


After outlining the topic of interest and the objectives of the work at hand, Chapter 2 attends to the theoretical backdrop of the research conducted, which, in essence, comprises a definitional and a contentual part. As the presentation of the objectives in Chapter 1 indicates, two terms are central, supply chain initiative and value, the understanding of which is clarified in Chapters 2.1 and 2.2. In terms of content, relevant research fields are identified (Chapter 2.3) that establish the basis for an overview of the state of the art in the value determination of SCIs (Chapter 2.4). The chapter closes with a short summary in Chapter 2.5.


Supply Chain Customer Satisfaction Supply Chain Performance Discount Cash Flow Corporate Network 
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