Supply chain management challenges faced by landlocked countries - a case of Malawi

Vedanthachari, Lakshmi Narasimhan and Nga, Nguyen (2017) Supply chain management challenges faced by landlocked countries - a case of Malawi. In: BAM2017: British Academy of Management Conference, 05 -07 Sep 2017, Warwick Business School, United Kingdom.

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Abstract

Being landlocked is associated with trading disadvantage compared to coastal countries which reflects in lower development levels, inequality, vulnerability, poverty and weak economic growth as a whole. The aim of this study is to investigate the Supply Chain issues faced by healthcare and education sectors in Malawi. This has been accomplished by through a systematic review of post graduate supply chain dissertations written by students enrolled at University of Bolton. The findings indicate a wide range of issues that are contributing to poor performance of these sectors resulting in inventory stock outs, poor delivery performance and poor service delivery.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Research Areas: A. > Business School > International Management and Innovation
Item ID: 24033
Notes on copyright: Authors of papers submitted to, and presented at, the Conference retain the rights to their individual paper. The published version is reproduced in this repository with permission from British Academy of Management.
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Depositing User: Lakshmi Narasimhan Vedanthachari
Date Deposited: 06 Apr 2018 16:40
Last Modified: 27 Nov 2018 12:33
URI: http://eprints.mdx.ac.uk/id/eprint/24033

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