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Abstract

The present study set out to empirically examine the main external and internal determinants (i.e. drivers or barriers) of CSM, companies’ approaches to CSM in terms of both strategic disposition, the economic rationale, implementation of their approaches, and the outcome. The author employed:
  • a mixed method design featuring both qualitative and quantitative means of data collection and analysis

  • a descriptive contingency approach based on data collected from two groups of managers, namely sustainability officers and general managers, in two different industry sectors (integrated oil and gas vs. electric utilities sector) and several geographical regions of operations

In the following, he will elaborate on the study’s key findings, significance and limitations, and make suggestions for further research

Keywords

Supply Chain Business Ethic Corporate Culture Economic Rationale Mixed Method Design 
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© Gabler | GWV Fachverlage GmbH, Wiesbaden 2008

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