Al-Hakim, Latif (2005) Waste identification: a supply chain strategy perspective. In: 2005 International Conference on Business and Information (BAI 2005), 14-15 Jul 2005, Hong Kong.
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The paper deals with the relationship between waste reduction and supply chain strategies and argues that the competitive advantage of a supply chain can be viewed as an ongoing process of acquiring control over different types of waste. The paper orients the managerial thinking to aggregating non-added value activities into waste zones and recognises three waste zones for supply chains; information zone, strategic decisions zone and system variations zone. The paper identifies several parameters for measuring the performance of supply chain waste reduction.
|Item Type:||Conference or Workshop Item (Commonwealth Reporting Category E) (Paper)|
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|Uncontrolled Keywords:||agility; lean manufacturing; supply chain strategies; waste zones|
|Fields of Research (FOR2008):||15 Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services > 1503 Business and Management > 150309 Logistics and Supply Chain Management|
15 Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services > 1503 Business and Management > 150312 Organisational Planning and Management
15 Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services > 1501 Accounting, Auditing and Accountability > 150106 Sustainability Accounting and Reporting
|Subjects:||350000 Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services > 350200 Business and Management > 350208 Organisational Planning and Management|
|Socio-Economic Objective (SEO2008):||E Expanding Knowledge > 97 Expanding Knowledge > 970115 Expanding Knowledge in Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services|
|Deposited On:||11 Oct 2007 10:17|
|Last Modified:||26 Sep 2011 12:00|
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