The co-evolution of supplier relationship quality and product quality in the U.S. auto industry: A cultural perspective
International Journal of Production Economics, pp. 245-255, 2017.
Strategic buyer-supplier relationships have been credited with vital outcomes such as lower costs, faster lead times, and better product quality. As such, by the 1990s, U.S. automakers have been moving away from traditional armu0027s length relationships—and towards strategic relationships—with their suppliers. Despite such shifts, percep...更多