An empirical model was developed to analyse supply chain practice, antecedent cooperative behaviour (trust and commitment), and food quality as a supply chain performance indicator for Australian beef retailers/wholesalers. Based on the results of this analysis, alternative configurations for these supply chains that enhance performance of the businesses concerned are suggested in this paper. Four elements of supply chain practice (information sharing, information quality, strategic supplier partnerships and commitment) have a significant positive correlation with food quality for Australian beef retailers/wholesalers. Only strategic supplier partnerships have a strong positive correlation with food quality, therefore this study focused on this issue.
|Title of host publication||6th ANZAM|
|Subtitle of host publication||The challenges and opportunities of operating in complex supply chains|
|Place of Publication||Australia|
|Publisher||University of Melbourne|
|Number of pages||12|
|Publication status||Published - 2008|
|Event||Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management Operations, Supply Chain and Services Management Symposium - Gold Coast, Australia|
Duration: 08 Jun 2008 → 10 Jun 2008
|Conference||Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management Operations, Supply Chain and Services Management Symposium|
|Period||08/06/08 → 10/06/08|
Jie, F., Parton, K., & Jenkins, R. (2008). Supply chain analysis of Australian beef retailers/wholesalers. In 6th ANZAM: The challenges and opportunities of operating in complex supply chains (Vol. 2008/1, pp. 1-12). University of Melbourne.