Title

Risk vs Reward: Examining Performance Tradeoffs of Efficiency and Complexity in Supply Chain Operations

Document Type

Presentation

Publication Date

9-2014

Abstract

Efficiency driven operations are essential to improving firm performance. However, they potentially increase firm vulnerability. Similarly, complex operations, arising from increased globalization and product diversification, also improve performance while increasing vulnerability. Through response surface analysis, this study quantifies the non-linear effects of these two factors on firm performance.

Sponsorship/Conference/Institution

Council of Supply Chain Management Educator's Conference

Location

San Antonio, TX

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