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Relational Supply Contracts [electronic resource].

By: Material type: Computer fileComputer filePublisher number: 9783642027901Series: Lecture Notes in Economics and Mathematical Systems, 629Publication details: Dordrecht : Springer, 2010.ISBN:
  • 9783642027918
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: Relational Supply ContractsDDC classification:
  • 658.5 658.72
LOC classification:
  • HD38.5
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Contents:
Relational Supply Contracts; Foreword; 1 Introduction; 2 Literature Review on Supply Chain Contracts; 3 Relational Contracts; 4 Relational Contracts and Optimal Quantity Flexibility; 5 Relational Contracts and Optimal Buy-Back Price; 6 QF vs. Buy-Back Contract in Buyer-Supplier Relationships; 7 Case Study: Supplier Relationship Management at Volkswagen Group; 8 Conclusion and Outlook; References; Index;
Summary: Supply relations are often governed by so-called relational contracts. These are informal agreements sustained by the value of future cooperation. Although relational contracts persist in practice, research on these types of contract is only emerging in Operations and Supply Chain Management. This book studies a two-firm supply chain, where repeated transactions via well-established supply contracts and continued quality-improvement efforts are governed by a relational contract. We are able to characterize an optimal relational contract, i.e., to develop policies for supplier and buyer that st
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Relational Supply Contracts; Foreword; 1 Introduction; 2 Literature Review on Supply Chain Contracts; 3 Relational Contracts; 4 Relational Contracts and Optimal Quantity Flexibility; 5 Relational Contracts and Optimal Buy-Back Price; 6 QF vs. Buy-Back Contract in Buyer-Supplier Relationships; 7 Case Study: Supplier Relationship Management at Volkswagen Group; 8 Conclusion and Outlook; References; Index;

Supply relations are often governed by so-called relational contracts. These are informal agreements sustained by the value of future cooperation. Although relational contracts persist in practice, research on these types of contract is only emerging in Operations and Supply Chain Management. This book studies a two-firm supply chain, where repeated transactions via well-established supply contracts and continued quality-improvement efforts are governed by a relational contract. We are able to characterize an optimal relational contract, i.e., to develop policies for supplier and buyer that st