Building Firm’s Competitive Advantages through Supplier Development
Nowadays competition is becoming tougher in all areas of business. To survive in a such difficult period, all firms must think how to create and secure the competitive advantage for their own. One of the ways to build competitive advantage for firm is to develop suppliers which we can call supplier development. This research will analyze the importance of supplier development for buying firm, propose a research framework with three hypotheses need to be tested. One tested, the practitioners and researchers can know that which supplier development activities can be selected to do to create the competitive advantage for firm.
2. Indirect and Direct Supplier Development Activities
3. Impact of Indirect and Direct Supplier Development Activities (SDA) on Supplier’s Performance Improvement
4. Impact of Supplier’s Performance Improvement on Firm’s Competitive Advantage