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Summary SSCM

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- Strategic Supply Chain Management
- Pulles
- 2018 - 2019
- Rijksuniversiteit Groningen (Rijksuniversiteit Groningen, Groningen)
- Supply Chain Management
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  • What does the supply chain encompass according to Handfield and Nichols (2002)?
    All organizations and activities associated with the flow and transformation of goods from raw materials through to the end user, as well as the associated information and monetary flows
  • How does Mentzer (2001) define Supply chain?

    As ‘a set of three or more companies directly linked by one or more of the upstream and downstream flows of products, services, finances and information from a source to a customer’.
  • How does Cooper et al. (1997) define the scope of Supply chain?
    dirt to dirt, from the source of raw material to the return operations
  • What is the definition of Cooper et al (1997) of SCM?

    ‘Supply chain management is the integration of business processes from end user through original suppliers that provides products, services and information that add value for customers and other stakeholders.’
  • What is the definition of (CSCMP) of SCM?

    ‘SCM encompasses the planning and management of all activities involved in sourcing and procurement, conversion, and all Logistics Management activities. Importantly, it also includes coordination and collaboration with channel partners, which can be suppliers, intermediaries, third-party service providers, and customers.’
  • What are the five different SCM schools of thought? (Bechtel and Jayaram 1997)
    1. functional awareness
    2. linkage/logistics
    3. information
    4. integration
    5. Future perspective
  • What is the orientation of Logistics?
    The supply chain towards connecting the firm to its immediate customers/suppliers. Each firm makes independent decisions.
  • How does manufacturing interpret SC?
    As an extended factory, with successive suppliers feeding a final stage of production, followed by distribution.
  • What are the essential attributes of supply chain according to Houlihan (1987)?
    - SC= complete process for providing goods/services to final users
    - Memberships includes all partiers
    - scope of Supply chain operations include procurement, productions and distribution
    - Management extends across organizational boundaries to include planning and control over operations of organizational units.   
    - common information system makes coordination possible
    - Member organizations achieve own goals through the performance of the SC as a whole
  • What are the 3 major components of supply chains? What do they form together?
    1. activities
    2. organizations
    3. processes and operations

    Long-linked technology: a long chain of activities and decisions
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