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Record number 554030
Title Quality and co-ordination in supply chains - The case of pork chains in the Netherlands
Author(s) Wognum, Nel; Wever, Mark
Source In: 2008 IEEE International Technology Management Conference, ICE 2008. - Lisbon, Portugal : Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc. - ISBN 9780853582441
Event Lisbon, Portugal : Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc. - ISBN 9780853582441 IEEE International Technology Management Conference, ICE 2008, Lisbon, 2008-06-23/2008-06-28
Department(s) Business Management & Organization
Publication type Contribution in proceedings
Publication year 2016
Keyword(s) information systems - quality management - supply chain governance - Supply chain integration

To satisfy consumer demands co-ordination between member organisations of a supply chain is necessary. Various co-ordination mechanisms exist, like standardisation of products or processes, quality management systems, chain integrators, or inter-organisational information systems. In this paper we will investigate which type of co-ordination mechanisms are suitable to use in connection with particular quality choices. Our approach is tested for two rather different pork chains in The Netherlands: one large, open, chain, and one small, closed, chain. A research agenda is proposed for investigating similar relationships in other chains in Europe. By relating such relationships to performance cross-border knowledge exchange and learning is made possible. The work is part of the FP6 Integrated Project Q-Porkchains.

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