Leadership strategies for global supply chain management: the case of UAE’s construction sector

Balasubramanian, Sreejith ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-0475-7305 and Shukla, Vinaya ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-2546-4931 (2020) Leadership strategies for global supply chain management: the case of UAE’s construction sector. In: Leadership Strategies for Global Supply Chain Management in Emerging Markets. Dwivedi, Ashish and Alshamrani, Mohammed Saad, eds. IGI Global, pp. 54-77. ISBN 9781799828679, e-ISBN 9781799828693. [Book Section] (doi:10.4018/978-1-7998-2867-9.ch003)

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Abstract

This chapter explores the leadership strategies for global supply chain management in the construction sector. The United Arab Emirates (UAE) construction sector, which played a pivotal role in transforming UAE to a modern economy from a nomadic one is used as an exemplary case in this study to understand the leadership strategies required for developing ‘globalness’ in their construction supply chain. Using secondary research and interviews with stakeholders in the construction supply chain, the study proposes leadership strategies in four key areas: 1) policymaking, 2) technology and innovation, 3) environmental supply chain management, and 4) international collaboration/partnerships. The findings are useful for practitioners and policymakers in improving the global competitiveness of their construction sector and its supply chain.

Item Type: Book Section
Research Areas: A. > Business School > International Management and Innovation
Item ID: 31457
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Depositing User: Vinaya Shukla
Date Deposited: 01 Dec 2020 09:06
Last Modified: 07 Dec 2020 21:41
URI: https://eprints.mdx.ac.uk/id/eprint/31457

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