Supply Chain Evaluation and Methodologies

  • Liliana Avelar-SosaEmail author
  • Jorge Luis García-Alcaraz
  • Aidé Aracely Maldonado-Macías
Part of the Management and Industrial Engineering book series (MINEN)


This chapter discusses some of the most common supply chain evaluation methodologies in the industrial context. The chapter first addresses the use of multivariate techniques; then, we discuss the goal and the characteristics of the methods employed in this research, which include linear regression and factor analysis. The goal of this chapter is to better understand Chap.  9, which provides a comprehensive description of the methodology followed in this book to explore the impact of a series of critical success factors on supply chain performance, namely supply chain competitiveness.


Supply Chain Performance Linear Structural Relations (LISREL) Dependent Latent Variables Structural Equation Analysis Formal Implicit Function 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Liliana Avelar-Sosa
    • 1
    Email author
  • Jorge Luis García-Alcaraz
    • 1
  • Aidé Aracely Maldonado-Macías
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Industrial Engineering and Manufacturing, Institute of Engineering and TechnologyUniversidad Autónoma de Ciudad JuárezCiudad JuárezMexico

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