Analysing larg supply chain management comoptitive strategies in iranian cement industries

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dc.contributor.author Jamali, Gholamreza
dc.contributor.author Karimi Asl, Elham
dc.contributor.author Hashemkhani Zolfani, Sarfaraz
dc.contributor.author Šaparauskas, Jonas
dc.contributor.other Ekonomická fakulta cs
dc.date.accessioned 2017-10-02
dc.date.available 2017-10-02
dc.date.issued 2017-10-02
dc.identifier.issn 1212-3609
dc.identifier.uri https://dspace.tul.cz/handle/15240/20915
dc.description.abstract In the contemporary highly competitive international business environment companies have to exercise great care in devising entry strategies for foreign markets. Therefore, supply chain management (SCM) is considered a strategic factor for the better attainment of organizational goals such as enhanced competitiveness, improved customer service and increased profitability. Because the, Supply chain management as a vital challenge to the Cement industry and developing infrastructure as a whole has been posed by scholars. This article analyses Lean, Agile, Resilient, and Green (LARG) supply chain management competitive strategies in Iranian cement industries. The lean, agile, resilient and green SCM paradigms had been adopted to improve the SC performance. We used Step-wise Weight Assessment Ratio Analysis (SWARA) technique to weighting strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats (SWOT) based on LARG supply chain management practices for 11 Iranian cement companies. Then the Strategic Position and Action Evaluation (SPACE) matrix used to check if which strategy is appropriate. In the SPACE matrix we assessed Iranian cement industries across four dimensions include: Industry Attractiveness (IA), Environmental Stability (ES), Competitive Advantage (CA) and Financial Strength (FS). The results showed that Iranian cement industries can follow an aggressive strategy as it leverages its strengths into the opportunities. Iranian cement industries are also blessed because it has a good competitive advantage in an industry which is considered to be attractive. Among the strategic choices, develop new local markets strategy has the first priority, followed by the; Increase production capacity, Export markets development, Diversification in product with QSPM method. Finally, some actions recommended for Iranian cement industries in such a strong position. en
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dc.publisher Technical university of Liberec, Czech Republic en
dc.publisher Technická Univerzita v Liberci cs
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dc.rights CC BY-NC
dc.subject LARG SCM en
dc.subject SWARA en
dc.subject SWOT Analysis en
dc.subject.classification L1
dc.title Analysing larg supply chain management comoptitive strategies in iranian cement industries en
dc.type Article en
dc.publisher.abbreviation TUL
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dc.identifier.doi 10.15240/tul/001/2017-3-005
dc.identifier.eissn 2336-5604
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local.faculty Faculty of Economics
local.citation.spage 70
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