Understanding responses to supply chain disruptions : Insights from information processing and resource dependence perspectives

Bode, Christoph ; Wagner, Stephan M. ; Petersen, Kenneth J. ; Ellram, Lisa M.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.5465/AMJ.2011.64870145
URL: http://amj.aom.org/content/54/4/833.abstract
Additional URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/23045114
Document Type: Article
Year of publication: 2011
The title of a journal, publication series: Academy of Management Journal : AMJ
Volume: 54
Issue number: 4
Page range: 833-856
Place of publication: Briarcliff Manor, NY
Publishing house: Acad. of Management
ISSN: 0001-4273 , 1948-0989
Publication language: English
Institution: Business School > Stiftungslehrstuhl für Procurement (Bode 2014-)
Subject: 650 Management
Keywords (English): Supply chain management ; Supply chains ; Suppliers ; Business logistics management ; International competition ; International business enterprises
Abstract: Why, how, and under what conditions do firms respond to supply chain disruptions? These are important questions, given that firms around the world are increasingly exposed to disruptions that impede their supply chain relationships and associated operations. This study applies information processing and resource dependence perspectives to identify the repertoire of strategic responses to supply chain disruptions and to devise and test a model that explains the occurrence of the alternative responses. The findings suggest that these responses are shaped by the "stability motive" and by "interpretative postures," which evolve from past experiences.

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