SciELO - Scientific Electronic Library Online

 
vol.22 número1An empirical study of factors and cognisant measures for project quality in the design phase: A case of building projects in the Department of Building and Engineering Services of BotswanaImplementation of modular manufacturing in the clothing industry in KwaZulu-Natal: A case study índice de autoresíndice de assuntospesquisa de artigos
Home Pagelista alfabética de periódicos  

Serviços Personalizados

Artigo

Indicadores

Links relacionados

  • Em processo de indexaçãoCitado por Google
  • Em processo de indexaçãoSimilares em Google

Compartilhar


South African Journal of Industrial Engineering

versão On-line ISSN 1012-277X

Resumo

RICHARDSON, L.J.  e  SNADDON, D.R.. An exploratory study of long supply chain competition: Selected cases in the South African aerospace sector. S. Afr. J. Ind. Eng. [online]. 2011, vol.22, n.1, pp. 155-166. ISSN 1012-277X.

This article investigates how supply chains, especially long supply chains, compete in the South African aerospace industry. A multiple case study methodology is employed, involving six selected firms. Semi-structured interviews provide the primary source of data. Multiple case analysis identifies similarities in competitive dimension criteria for supplier-firm and customer-firm units in the supply chain. Results indicate that supplier-firm units compete on the basis of speed, dependability, quality, flexibility, and cost. Customer-firm units compete on the basis of speed, quality, and flexibility. The results also identify focus areas for future research into how long supply chains compete in the South African aerospace industry.

        · resumo em Africaner     · texto em Inglês     · Inglês ( pdf )

 

Creative Commons License All the contents of this journal, except where otherwise noted, is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License