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Supply chain sustainability - the role of trust and relationship

By Yan Ki Fiona Cheung

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This action research project aims to improve economic, social and environmental sustainability of the pre-cast concrete and construction and demolition waste supply chains through the development, trial and evaluation of an innovative supply chain management strategy. The long-term goals are to improve competitive behaviour and market sector performance and improve business process efficiency and effectiveness of public sector program delivery by influencing policy development, changing organisational behaviour and implementation development to achieve economic, social and environmentally sustainable markets. In order to facilitate this, the culture change brought about by implementing relationship management in the supply chain is investigated and this paper reports on this aspect of the project

Topics: 120201 Building Construction Management and Project Planning, relationship management, supply chain, sustainability, trust, culture, Australia, CRC for Construction Innovation, Program A : Business and Industry Development, Project 2004-016-A : Supply Chain Sustainability
Publisher: CRC for Construction Innovation
Year: 2006
OAI identifier: oai:eprints.qut.edu.au:17870

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