publication . Article . 2009

Systems thinking benefits in supply change management: an illustration of the viable systems model in a Supply Chain

Anita Mirijamdotter; Diana Chronéer;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jan 2009
  • Publisher: Inderscience Publishers
  • Country: Sweden
Abstract
Existing product development models are solely an organisational matter. They do not take into consideration the whole supply chain and its different actors. We investigate in this paper how Supply Chain Management (SCM) and Viable System Model (VSM) can support and create an effective use of information in product development and hence identify critical linkages in the supply chain. The aim is to introduce VSM as a framework that enable an analysis of company's supply chains and visualize vital inter-organizational relationships that should be integrated in product development. Existing product development models are solely an organisational matter. They do not...
Subjects
free text keywords: General Computer Science, New product development, business.industry, business, Supply chain risk management, Process management, Service management, Information system, Systems thinking, Supply chain management, Operations research, Viable system model, Supply chain, Engineering
Related Organizations
Any information missing or wrong?Report an Issue