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Diversity Management in International Supply Chains: Strategies for Effectiveness

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Managing diversity is the hallmark of an international business. International organizations deal with diversity in multiple task environments: culture, communication, operating, technology and supply chain. International organizations are integrated with global and host country local economies and systems. They need to continuously improve the supply chain effectiveness of their global operations to further their competitive position. The effective management of diversity will improve supply chain performance in procuring services, raw materials, components and sub-assemblies.

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H. Godiwalla, Y. and W. Bronson, J. (2015) Diversity Management in International Supply Chains: Strategies for Effectiveness. American Journal of Industrial and Business Management, 5, 366-375. doi: 10.4236/ajibm.2015.56036.

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