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SCM 6301/6A01 - Production & Operations Management (Tibodeau)


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The Supply Chain Management Research Guide  has additional resources available for this discipline.

Non UH Resource: Supply Chain Quarterly

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Supply chain strategies: Which one hits the mark?

Supply chain strategies generally conform to one of six types. Choose the best one for your organization, and you'll manage your business more effectively.

Assigned Reading List

  1. Hayes, R. H., & Upton, D. M. (1998). Operations-Based Strategy. California Management Review, 40(4), 8-25
  2. Sunil Chopra, Martin A. Lariviere.  (2005). Managing Service Inventory to Improve Performance. MIT Sloan Management Review, 47(1), 56-63.
  3. Sciarrotta, T. (2003). How Philips Reduced Returns. Supply Chain Management Review, 7(6), 32-38.
  4. Kapuscinski, R., Zhang, R. Q., Carbonneau, P., Moore, R., & Reeves, B. (2004). Inventory Decisions in Dell 's Supply Chain.Interfaces, 34(3), 191-205.
  5. Watson, K. J., Blackstone, J. H. , Gardiner, S. C. (2007). The evolution of a management philosophy: The theory of constraints.Journal of Operations Management, 25(2), 387-402.
  6. Melnyk, S., Davis, E., Spekman, R., & Sandor, J.. (2010). Outcome-Driven Supply ChainsMIT Sloan Management Review, 51(2), 33-38.
  7. Michael Hammer, Carole J. Haney, Anders Wester, Rick Ciccone, & Paul Gaffney. (2007). The 7 Deadly Sins of Performance Measurement and How to Avoid Them. MIT Sloan Management Review, 48(3), 19.
  8. Plambeck, E., Lee, H. L., & Yatsko, P. (2012). Improving environmental performance in your chinese supply chain. MIT Sloan Management Review, 53(2), 43-51
  9. The Gartner Supply Chain Top 25 for 2016 (The complete list is on fourth page of the article). 

Harvard Business Review - Articles

The publisher of the Harvard Business Review has prohibited libraries from establishing a permanent link to articles published within the journal. Students and Faculty must retrieve articles directly from the Business Source Complete database. 

  1. Ferdows, K., Lewis, M. A., & Machuca, J. A. (2004). Rapid-Fire Fulfillment. Harvard Business Review82(11), 104-110.

  2. Hammer, M. (2001). The super-efficient company. Harvard Business Review, 79(8), 82-91.

  3. Aron, R., & Singh, J. V. (2005). Getting Offshoring Right. Harvard Business Review, 83(12), 135-143.

  4. Womack, J. P., & Jones, D. T. (2005). Lean Consumption. Harvard Business Review, 83(3), 58-68. 

  5. Bohmer, R. J. (2010). Fixing Health Care on the Front Lines. Harvard Business Review88(4), 62-69.

  6. Chironga, M., Leke, A., Lund, S., & van Wamelen, A. (2011). Cracking the Next Growth Market: Africa. Harvard Business Review89(5), 117-122.

  7. Fisher, M. L. (1997). What Is the Right Supply Chain for Your Product?. Harvard Business Review75(2), 105-116.

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Video: How to retrieve Harvard Business Review articles located within Business Source Complete.