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SCM 7397/7390 - Global Supply Chain Strategy (Smith)


This resource was designed to provide access to resources needed for the Global Supply Chain Strategy course.
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The Supply Chain Management Research Guide has additional resources available.

Assigned Reading List (Part One)

  1. Hau L Lee, V Padmanabhan, & Seungjin Whang. (1997). The Bullwhip Effect in Supply Chains. Sloan Management Review, 38(3), 93-102.
  2.  Nancy W. Nix, Robert F. Lusch, Zach G. Zacharia and Wesley Bridges.  (2007, October 27). Business Insight (A Special Report); The Hand That Feeds You: What makes some collaborations with suppliers succeed -- when so many fail? Wall Street Journal  (Eastern Edition),  p. R.8.
  3.  David F Ross.  (2006, July). The Intimate SUPPLY CHAIN. Supply Chain Management Review, 10(5), 50,52-57
  4.  Robert J. Trent, Robert M. Monczka.  (2005). Achieving Excellence in Global Sourcing. MIT Sloan Management Review, 47(1), 24-32.
  5.  Yossi Sheffi, James B. Rice Jr..  (2005). A Supply Chain View of the Resilient Enterprise. MIT Sloan Management Review, 47(1), 41-48.
  6.  P. Fraser Johnson, & Robert D. Klassen. (2005). E-Procurement. MIT Sloan Management Review, 46(2), 7.
  7.  Blackburn, J. D., Guide Jr., V. R., Souza, G. C., & Van Wassenhove, L. N. (2004). Reverse Supply Chains for Commercial Returns. California Management Review, 46(2), 6-22.
  8.  Michael Hammer.  (2005, April). Grounding strategy in realityEuropean Business Forum,(21), 8-9.
  9.  Jeffrey K Liker, & Yen-Chun Yu. (2000). Japanese Automakers, U.S. Suppliers and Supply-Chain Superiority. MIT Sloan Management Review, 42(1), 81-93
  10.  Adam J Fein, & Sandy D Jap. (1999). Manage Consolidation in the Distribution Channel. Sloan Management Review, 41(1), 61-72.
  11.  Sunil Chopra, & ManMohan S. Sodhi. (2004). Managing Risk to Avoid Supply-Chain Breakdown. MIT Sloan Management Review, 46(1), 53-61.
  12.  Laura Rock Kopczak, & M Eric Johnson. (2003). The supply-chain management effect. MIT Sloan Management Review, 44(3), 27-34.
  13.  Paul Zipkin.  (2001). The Limits of Mass Customization. MIT Sloan Management Review, 42(3), 81-87.
  14.  Melissa J. Markley, Lenita Davis, (2007) "Exploring future competitive advantage through sustainable supply chains", International Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics Management, Vol. 37 Iss: 9, pp.763 - 774
  15.  Rogers, D. S., & Tibben-Lembke, R. (2001). AN EXAMINATION OF REVERSE LOGISTICS PRACTICES. Journal Of Business Logistics, 22(2), 129-148.


Harvard Business Review Articles (Part Two)

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

  1. Ferdows, K., Lewis, M. A., & Machuca, J. D. (2004). Rapid-Fire Fulfillment. Harvard Business Review, 82(11), 104-110.
  2.  Fisher, M. L. (1997). What Is the Right Supply Chain for Your Product?. Harvard Business Review, 75(2), 105-116.
  3.  Lee, H. L. (2004). THE TRIPLE-A Supply Chain. Harvard Business Review, 82(10), 102-112.
  4.  Liker, J. K., & Choi, T. Y. (2004). Building Deep Supplier Relationships. Harvard Business Review, 82(12), 104-113.
  5.  Narayanan, V. G., & Raman, A. (2004). Aligning Incentives in Supply Chains. Harvard Business Review82(11), 94-102.
  6.  Gottfredson, M., Puryear, R., & Phillips, S. (2005). Strategic Sourcing From Periphery to the Core. Harvard Business Review, 83(2), 132-139.
  7.  Ferdows, K. (1997). Making the Most of Foreign Factories. Harvard Business Review75(2), 73-88.
  8. Magretta, J. (1998). FAST, GLOBAL, AND ENTREPRENEURIAL: SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT, HONG KONG STYLE. An interview with Victor FungHarvard Business Review76(5), 102-114.
  9.  Cappelli, P., Singh, H., Singh, J. V., & Useem, M. (2010). Leadership Lessons from India. Harvard Business Review,88(3), 90-97.
  10.  Fisher, M. L., Hammond, J. H., Obermeyer, W. R., & Raman, A. (1994). Making Supply Meet Demand In An Uncertain World. Harvard Business Review72(3), 83-93.

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