Essay on Drivers of Supply Chain Performance

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European Journal of Business and Management ISSN 2222-1905 (Paper) ISSN 2222-2839 (Online) Vol.5, No.14, 2013

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Drivers of Supply Chain Performance Enhancing Organizational Output: An Exploratory Study for Manufacturing Sector
Irum Shahzadi, Saba Amin, Kashif Mahmood Chaudhary* President GCUF Toba Tek Singh Group Department of Business Administration, Government College University Faisalabad, Pakistan * Tel: +923016517083, E-mail: kashifmahmood5970@yahoo.com, www.km5970.webs.com Abstract Purpose - The Purpose of this study is to explore the drivers of supply chain performance and give a framework that how organizations can manage these drivers for their survival. This paper is written especially for the students of
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Introduction Supply chain management refers to what is at outside the firm to create high values for customers (Lalonde, 1996). Supply chain management includes the activities inside and outside the organization that are done by that particular organization in order to deliver the high values to customers. It means the management of organization must create check and balance on internal and external activities of organization. To increase organizational efficiency the integration among supply chain activities is very necessary. We can not oppose this concept of integration. Because in the contrast of integration another concept of disintegration is always exist (Mouritsen et al., 2003). Integration means whole activities around the globe of supply chain management must be closely linked with each other. It must always be exist if one activity ends than automatically the next begins with a particular sequence. In the second thought if integration among supply chain activities not exist than their will be disintegration. And in this way of disintegration supply chain management have no meaning for organizations. Supply chain management includes how a company share information and take action in order to ensure the best flow of product from raw material to end user (Chiappe and Herrero, 1997). Supply chain management is also the distribution of
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