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A review of supply chain collaboration practices for small and medium-sized manufacturers

Wee, S. Y. and Thoo, A. C. and Sulaiman, Z. and Muharam, F. M. (2016) A review of supply chain collaboration practices for small and medium-sized manufacturers. In: 4th International Conference on Manufacturing, Optimization, Industrial and Material Engineering, MOIME 2016, 19 March 2016 through 20 March 2016, Indonesia.

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For the decades, organizations have endeavored to look for external sources for opportunities to achieve efficient and responsive supply chain with their partners especially for small and medium manufacturers (SMM). In this scenario, supply chain collaboration (SCC) is an interaction between supply chain members with the purpose of utilizes the knowledge and resources of customers and suppliers, and integrates the flows of products and information in order to achieve a common goal and obtain mutual benefit. The essential SCC dimensions for SMMs comprised of information sharing, joint knowledge creation, joint decision making, goal congruence and incentive sharing. The successful implementation of SCC can give SMMs an edge over their competitors. This paper aims to introduce a review of SCC practices for SMM. Overall, the findings provide managerial insights for the SMM in SCC implementation owing to resource scarcity and the need to draw SCC in order to ensure a sustainable competitive advantage.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords:Competition, Decision making, Supply chains
Subjects:H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
ID Code:73239
Deposited By: Muhammad Atiff Mahussain
Deposited On:29 Nov 2017 23:58
Last Modified:29 Nov 2017 23:58

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