Sustainable Supply Chain Management: State of the Art

Topics: Management, Supply chain management, Supply chain Pages: 8 (1944 words) Published: August 17, 2013
Sustainable Supply Chain Management: State of the Art
Sarker Rafij Ahmed Ratan PhD student (1st level) University of Dhaka, Bangladesh. Visiting research fellow , CERRAL, IUT Lumiere Lyon 2, France. Email: Supervisor : Dr. Mijanur Rahman Treasurer , University of Dhaka Professor, Department of Marketing, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Dr. Aicha Sekhari ,
Associate Professor IUT, University Lumiere Lyon 2, France.

Dr. Syed Akter Hossain, Professor
Post Doc. Fellow , CERRAL, IUT, University Lumiere Lyon 2, France.

Dr. Abdel Aziz Borus,
Professor IUT, University Lumiere Lyon 2, France.


Presentation outline
Background Introduction Objectives of this study Methodology of this work Sustainability: pros and cons SSCM: Conceptualization of this issue Conclusion References 3

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Introduction & Objectives
Sustainability is a very vital issue which receives key attention in the media, press, journals, business and academic research arena. Most of the conversation and argument is ambiance the environmental impact that happened on the organizational supply chains. Objectives : to show a state of the art regarding Sustainable Supply Chain Management(SSCM). to provide an overview of multifaceted discussion of SSCM by different authors and establish a conceptual basis of this discipline. 7 sra_sscm_ull2

Methodology of the study
For this study we follow the Systematic Literature and Analyzed Articles approach. Considering the increasing number of books, journals, conferences and work-shops . The systematic literature review has become an indispensible method.

Following steps are followed for research issue development : (Research Process from -vom Brocke et al. 2009, Webster and Watson 2002, Frank Teuteberg and David Wittstruck, 2010)

1.Definition of Review scope 2. Conceptualization of topic 3. Literature search process Identification of Journals => Identification of Database =>Keyword search => And /or=>Backward search /Forward search => And/or =>Literature evaluation (Title, abstract, Full text evaluation) 4. Literature analysis and synthesis 5. Research Agenda 8 sra_sscm_ull2

Literature analysis and synthesis (contd.)
Main suggested theme of SSCM field
A validated framework of SSCM is developed and proposition for an SSCM are outlined. In addition, relevant literature on SSCM is proposed. A comprehensive view of published literature on aspects and facts of Green SCM.

Representative references

Carter C, Rogers DS (2008): International Journal of Physical Distribution and Logistics Management. Srivastava SK (2007): International Journal of Management Reviews. Shows a depth literature review on Seuring M, Muller S (2008) sustainable supply chain management and :Business strategy and the provide a conceptual frame work of research. Environment 17(8): 455-466 SCM is both an emerging field of practice and an academic domain . 9 sra_sscm_ull2

Burgess, Singh and Koroglu, 2006

Literature analysis and synthesis (contd.)
Environmental pollution issues Sheu et al., 2005; Hsu, C. W.; Hu, A. accompanying industrial development H : 2007 should be address together for ensuring green supply chain management. Establishing environmental requirements for purchasing items. More focused on green purchasing for SCM Establish a environmental risk management system for Green supply chain management 10

Lamming and Hampson, 1996: British Journal of Management. Yuang and Kielkiewicz-Yuang(2001), Rao(2002) , Zhu et al. (2005). Bowen et al, (2001).

Literature analysis and synthesis (contd.)
Environmental, social and economic dimension built a house of sustainability of supply chain management. Sustainability is meeting the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future...

References: (Contd.)
Seuring M, Muller S (2008), Core issue in sustainable supply chain management- a Delphi study. Business strategy and the Environment 17(8): 455-466 United Nations. 1987: "Report of the World Commission on Environment and Development." General Assembly Resolution 42/187, 11 December 1987. Access date: 06-05-2010. Vom Brocke J, Simons A, Niehaves B, Riemer K, Plattfaut R, Cleven A (2009) Reconstructing the giant: on the importance of rigour in documenting the literature search process. In: Newell P, Whitley E, Pouloudi N, Wareham J, Mathiassen L (Eds.) Information systems in a globalizing world: challenges, ethics, and practices, Proceedings of the 17th European Conference on Information Systems, Verona. Webster J, Watson R (2002): Analyzing the past to prepare for the future: writing a literature review. Management information system Quarterly 26(2):13-23 Yuang, A.; Keilkiewicz-Yuang, A., (2001): Sustainable supply network management. Corp. Environ. Manage. 8(3), 260-268. Zhu, O.; Sarkis, J.; Geng, Y., (2005): Green supply chain management in china: Pressures, Practices and performance. Int. J. Oper. Prod. Manage. 25(5) 449468.
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