A Reference Model for Strategic Supply Network Development

  title={A Reference Model for Strategic Supply Network Development},
  author={A. Albani and Nikolaus M{\"u}ssigmann and Johannes Maria Zaha},
Based on rapidly changing market conditionsand increasing pressure on cost and productivity,companies in different industries have startedto concentrate on their core competencies andto decrease vertical range of manufacture. Thisresulted in an increasing dependency between theproducing companies and their suppliers. Enterprisenetworks are formed creating the necessityto focus on the strategic development of supplynetwork partners. While currently strategic purchasingmainly deals with direct… Expand
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