The Elements of Supply Chain Management in New Environmental Era

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Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 242)


There is a growing recognition that supply chain management (SCM) offers significant opportunities for firms to create strategic advantage and achieve mutually beneficial performance outcomes. So, academic filed and practice filed pay more attention on the basic elements of SCM. Coordination and information sharing are the popular elements in SCM.With the development of economy, environmental issues involve in SCM and affect numerous SCM decision. Environmental considerations are in all activities of whole supply chain. A more full and comprehensive understanding of SCM are needed. This paper looks into the new thought of SCM around environment, and discusses the context of SCM regarding environment.


Supply chain management Environment Green supply chain 


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This thesis is funded by “2012 humanities and social sciences research baseby Sichuan Provincial Department of Education the research center of system science and enterprisedevelopment”. Topics is XQ12C05.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Business AdministrationChengdu UniversityChengduPeople’s Republic of China
  2. 2.Mathematical Economics SchoolSouthwest University of Finance and EconomicsChengduPeople’s Republic of China

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