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Potential of knowledge management as antecedence of sustainable supply chain management practices


Abd Rahman, Azmawani and Tay, Mee Yean and Abd Aziz, Yuhanis (2016) Potential of knowledge management as antecedence of sustainable supply chain management practices. International Journal of Supply Chain Management, 5 (2). pp. 43-50. ISSN 2051-3771; ESSN: 2050-7399


The importance of environmental protection has become topical in general economic development strategies of emerging economies. If sustainable development is desired, business practices along the supply need to consider the environmental protection, social contribution, and economics development. This paper discusses the concept of sustainable supply chain management (SSCM) in business. First, it provides definition of sustainable supply chain from a comprehensive review of the literature. Second, it discusses the factors that have been found to motivate firms to implement SSCM. Finally, it highlights the gaps of knowledge in factors affecting the implementation of SSCM and introduces the role of knowledge management as antecedence of SSCM. This paper offers some insights that are relevant in theory and practice.

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Item Type: Article
Divisions: Faculty of Economics and Management
Halal Products Research Institute
Publisher: ExcelingTech Publishers
Keywords: Environmental protection; Social progress; Economics development; Sustainability; Knowledge Management
Depositing User: Nurul Ainie Mokhtar
Date Deposited: 15 Nov 2017 10:09
Last Modified: 15 Nov 2017 10:09
URI: http://psasir.upm.edu.my/id/eprint/53618
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