Supply chain management: Theory and practice - The emergence of an academic discipline?

Paul D. Cousins, Benn Lawson, Brian Squire

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Abstract

Purpose - To introduce the special issue focusing on the question: is supply chain management (SCM) an emerging academic discipline? Design/methodology/approach - A brief discussion of the papers in the special issue. Findings - Outlines how the papers stimulate debate on the nature and development of SCM and indicates that there is an intense research effort being conducted around the world in this field. Originality/value - Provides a summary of the perspectives considered within the issue. © Emerald Group Publishing Limited.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)697-702
Number of pages5
JournalInternational Journal of Operations and Production Management
Volume26
Issue number7
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2006

Keywords

  • Research
  • Supply chain management

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