Social sustainable supply chains in the food industry: A perspective of an emerging economy

KHAN, Sharfuddin Ahmed, MUBARIK, Muhammad Shujaat, KUSI‐SARPONG, Simonov, ZAMAN, Syed Imran and KAZMI, Syed Hasnain Alam (2021). Social sustainable supply chains in the food industry: A perspective of an emerging economy. Corporate Social Responsibility and Environmental Management, 28 (1), 404-418.

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The purpose of this study is to identify a list of important social sustainable supply chain indicators and determine the cause and effect group from the food sector of an emerging economy of Pakistan. The Decision-Making Trial and Evaluation Laboratory (DEMATEL) based methodology is introduced to aid the evaluation of these indicators. The results show that the “balance between work and life” is the topmost influential and cause indicator among the cause group indicators. Similarly, a “safe and healthy working environment” is the topmost effect indicator among the effect group indicators. These results will inform managers and policy makers in the food sector, especially from the emerging economies such as Pakistan to formulate strategies that could aid in advancing social sustainability and transitioning towards a truly sustainable supply chain.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: 0502 Environmental Science and Management; 1503 Business and Management; 1605 Policy and Administration; Business & Management; 3507 Strategy, management and organisational behaviour; 4104 Environmental management; 5001 Applied ethics
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Page Range: 404-418
SWORD Depositor: Symplectic Elements
Depositing User: Symplectic Elements
Date Deposited: 12 Oct 2023 14:22
Last Modified: 12 Oct 2023 14:30

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