Authors: Mohamad Sadegh Sangari; Mosayeb Dashtpeyma
Addresses: Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Fouman Faculty of Engineering, College of Engineering, University of Tehran, P.O. Box 43515-1155, Fouman 43516-66456, Iran ' Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Fouman Faculty of Engineering, College of Engineering, University of Tehran, P.O. Box 43515-1155, Fouman 43516-66456, Iran
Abstract: Supply chain resilience (SCRes) as the capability of being responsive to unplanned changes and disruptions has become a key to remain competitive in today's dynamic business environment. The purpose of this paper is to develop an integrated framework for identifying and evaluating the enabling factors of SCRes. An extensive literature review is conducted to construct a comprehensive set of SCRes enablers and an integrated interpretive structural modelling and fuzzy analytic network process (ISM-FANP) methodology is proposed to analyse the identified factors. The proposed framework provides a unified, structured view of the SCRes enablers as well as their inter-relationships and identifies the most influential prerequisites that contribute to achieving a more resilient supply chain. The results of applying the proposed framework shed light on the key strategies that should be adopted by supply chain managers to enhance SCRes performance and maintain supply chain operations under unexpected disturbances.
Keywords: supply chain resilience; SCRes; enablers; interpretive structural modelling; ISM; fuzzy analytical network process; FANP; inter-relationships; relative importance.
International Journal of Business Excellence, 2019 Vol.18 No.2, pp.242 - 268
Received: 25 Oct 2017
Accepted: 12 Mar 2018
Published online: 06 May 2019 *