Supply Chain Management and Management Science: A Successful Marriage

Jafar Rezaei, David L. Olson, Joseph Sarkis


The last century has witnessed extant studies on the applications of Management Science (MS) to a diverse set of Supply Chain Management (SCM) issues. This paper provides an overview of the contribution of MS within SCM. A framework is developed in this paper with a sampling of MS contributions to major SCM dimensions. Future research directions are presented.


Management Science (MS); Supply Chain Management (SCM); Review paper

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