Applying different levers for supply chain sustainability: control and governance mechanisms in a cross boundary setting

J. (Joost) de Haan - Hoek, W.D.B.H.M. Lambrechts, J. Semeijn, M.C.J. Caniels

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The rise of global supply chains as well as attention to the Triple Bottom Line (TBL) provides organizations with new conditions and strategy paradoxes to be dealt with. This study of a large multinational organization with TBL focus provides a comprehensible analysis of the use of control and governance mechanisms in supply chain context. Through the Levers of Control framework, the application of these mechanisms both internally and across organizational boundaries is shown. The interplay between levers helps in dealing with the in itself paradoxical nature of TBL goal setting and to pursue a holistic approach of sustainable supply chain management.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages1
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2019
Event28th International IPSERA Conference : Art and Science of Procurement - Campus Bovisa, Milan, Italy
Duration: 14 Apr 201917 Apr 2019
Conference number: 28


Conference28th International IPSERA Conference
Abbreviated titleIPSERA
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