Supply Chain Coordination in Case of Asymmetric Information : Information Sharing and Contracting in a Just-in-Time environment., Paperback / softback Book

Supply Chain Coordination in Case of Asymmetric Information : Information Sharing and Contracting in a Just-in-Time environment. Paperback / softback

Part of the Lecture Notes in Economics and Mathematical Systems series

Description

Information sharing is frequently promoted as a mean to improve the supply chain performance.

This work shows the results of behavioral experiments, in which the participants share private information in order to influence the contract terms in a Just-in-Time environment.

It is shown that the impact of information sharing is ambiguous, and dependent on several factors, such as contract flexibility and complexity or the interacting behavioral types.

The experimental results form the basis for a behavioral principal-agent model that gives valuable insights on how the interaction of trust, trustworthiness and the information sharing strategy impacts the supply chain performance.

Information

  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 181 pages, 47 Tables, black and white; 58 Illustrations, black and white; XXVII, 181 p. 58 illus.
  • Publisher: Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. K
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Production & quality control management
  • ISBN: 9783642201318

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