A community-based approach to supply chain design

Abstract

The role of beneficiaries in the humanitarian supply chain is highlighted in the imperative to meet their needs but disputed in terms of their actual decision-making and purchasing power. This paper discusses the use of a beneficiary-focused, community-based approach in the case of a post-crisis housing reconstruction programme. In the community-based approach, beneficiaries become active members of the humanitarian supply chain. Implications of this community-based approach are discussed in the light of supply chain design and aid effectiveness.

Publication DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/13675567.2010.511609
Divisions: Engineering & Applied Sciences > Engineering Systems & Management
Additional Information: This is an electronic version of an article published in Kovács, G, Matopoulos, A & Hayes, O 2010, 'A community-based approach to supply chain design', International Journal of Logistics: Research and Application, vol 13, no. 5, pp. 411-422. International Journal of Logistics is available online at: http://www.informaworld.com/openurl?genre=article&issn=1367-5567&volume=13&issue=5&spage=411
Uncontrolled Keywords: humanitarian supply chain,reconstruction,community-based approach,supply chain design,aid effectiveness
Full Text Link: http://www.info ... sue=5&spage=411
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PURE Output Type: Article
Published Date: 2010
Authors: Kovács, Gyöngyi
Matopoulos, Aristides ( 0000-0002-5083-0534)
Hayes, Ordan

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