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dc.contributor.authorTalukder, Byomkesh
dc.contributor.authorAgnusdei, Giulio P.
dc.contributor.authorHipel, Keith
dc.contributor.authorDubé, Laurette 16:25:11 (GMT) 16:25:11 (GMT)
dc.description.abstractA comprehensive integrated framework of indicators currently used in lean, agile, sustainable and resilient supply chain paradigms is developed under the umbrella of convergent innovation (CI) and applied to the management of the supply chain of a dairy company, including procurement, processing and distribution of their products to customers. CI is a meta-framework that opens new frontiers for commercial innovation, supply chains and market systems by making the convergence of economic, social and environmental outcomes the target of business and actor decisions throughout society to build supply and demand for commercially viable outcomes. This framework provides a company with a multi-indicator supply chain management tool designed to accommodate the supply chain paradigms of being lean, agile, sustainable and resilient, as well as providing milk-based essential nutrition within a process called convergent innovation. The proposed analytical framework can serve as a decision support tool to systematically evaluate and improve the dairy supply chain from plant production to retailers. In jurisdictions without a quota system for milk production at the farm level, the system constructed in this paper could be expanded to handle farm production and shipment to dairy processing plants.en
dc.description.sponsorshipThe authors would like to express their appreciation to personnel at focal dairy manufacturer company for their thoughtful inputs that contributed to the quality of their paper. This research work is supported by funds PT76740 (MITACS - Multi-Criteria Supply Chain Design and Management Framework for Food Convergent Innovation in Dairy Business) to the first author with Parmalat Canada as an industry partner. Partial financial support was also provided by a SSHRC research grant (PT62411, Paths of convergence for agriculture, health and wealth: Foundational work for a Trans-disciplinary whole-of-society paradigm in food and nutrition context).en
dc.relation.ispartofseriesSustainable Futures;3
dc.rightsAttribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0)*
dc.subjectkey performance indicators (KPIs)en
dc.subjectsupply chain managementen
dc.subjectfood convergent innovationen
dc.subjectdairy businessen
dc.titleMulti-indicator supply chain management framework for food convergent innovation in the dairy businessen
dcterms.bibliographicCitationTalukder, B., Agnusdei, G. P., Hipel, K. W., & Dubé, L. (2021). Multi-indicator supply chain management framework for food convergent innovation in the dairy business. Sustainable Futures, 3, 100045.
uws.contributor.affiliation1Faculty of Engineeringen
uws.contributor.affiliation2Balsillie School of International Affairsen
uws.contributor.affiliation2Systems Design Engineeringen

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