Emergent supply chain networks

Surya Dev Pathak, David M. Dilts

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Little is known about how diverse supply chains grow and adapt. We introduce a Complex Adaptive System approach for cultivating and analyzing supply chain networks. A simulation-based empirical model is developed for studying this problem and preliminary analysis show time-varying emergence of diverse supply chains structures.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Number of pages6
StatePublished - Dec 1 2003
Externally publishedYes
Event34th Annual Meeting of the Decision Sciences Institute - Washington, DC, United States
Duration: Nov 22 2003Nov 25 2003


Other34th Annual Meeting of the Decision Sciences Institute
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CityWashington, DC


  • Complex Adaptive Systems
  • Simulation
  • Supply Chain Networks

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Management Information Systems
  • Hardware and Architecture


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