The challenge of global chains

integrating developing countries into international chains, a potential risk or an opportunity? : symposium proceedings of the 8th lustrum of Mercurius Wageningen
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Wageningen Academic Publishers , Wageningen
Consumers" preferences -- Congresses., Consumption (Economics) -- Environmental aspects -- Congresses., Physical distribution of goods -- Developing countries -- Congresses., Agricultural industries -- Developing countries -- Management -- Congresses., Sustainable development -- Developing countries -- Congresses., Globalization -- Environmental aspects -- Developing countries -- Congresses., Developing countries -- Economic integration -- Congre
Statementedited by Mercurius Wageningen ; editors, Evert van Amerongen ... [et al.].
GenreCongresses.
ContributionsAmerongen, Evert van., Mercurius Wageningen (Association)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHF5415.32 .C433 2002
The Physical Object
Pagination91 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19509895M
ISBN 109076998159

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As companies look to amplify growth and expand quickly into promising new markets, they will have to take a hard look at what their current supply chains are capable of, and whether those capabilities are enough to support global competition.

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Importance of Global Value Chains. The global economy is increasingly structured around global value chains (GVCs) that account for a rising share of international trade. The NOOK Book (eBook) of the The Network Challenge (Chapter 13): Supply Webs: Managing, Organizing, and Capitalizing on Global Networks of Suppliers by Due to COVID, orders may be delayed.

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Following this perspective, Making Global Value Chains Work for Development offers a strategic framework, analytical tools, and policy options to address this challenge. The book conceptualizes GVCs and makes it easier for policymakers and practitioners to. account that supply chains are becoming more and more global, the study of challenges and strategies to overcome them is of great importance for the management world.

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