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The relationship between product nature and supply chain strategy: An empirical evidence

Shabbir, Muhammad Salman ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-0796-0456, Asad, Muzaffar, Faisal, Muhammad and Salman, Rabia (2019) The relationship between product nature and supply chain strategy: An empirical evidence. International Journal of Supply Chain Management, 8 (2). pp. 654-658.

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The purpose of the paper is to explore the relationship between the nature of product and respective supply chain strategy of the firm’s operation in manufacturing sector. The relationship is investigated by using the fisher’s model as conceptual framework. Data was collected through questionnaire-based self-administered survey. The results of the survey were analysed by testing the fisher’s model related to Supply Chain Strategy and product characteristics. The results of the study indicated that there is a significant relationship between nature of the product and supply chain strategy in manufacturing sector of Pakistan. The practical implication can be derived by the policy makers and practitioners of the supply chain strategy domain that characteristics of the product can have an impact of the decision to device supply chain strategy. Furthermore, this study is conducted in special context of underdeveloped country like Pakistan. Therefore, results of this study enhanced the existing literature on underdeveloped economies.

Item Type: Article
Status: Published
DOI: https://doi.org/10.59160/ijscm.v8i2.2603
School/Department: London Campus
URI: https://ray.yorksj.ac.uk/id/eprint/10181

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