Thesis-2018-GarciaVillarreal.pdf (47.1 MB)
The critical success factors for original equipment manufacturers within medical technology supply chains in Germany: a case study and action research investigation
thesisposted on 2018-06-25, 08:13 authored by Enrique Garcia-Villarreal
The medical technology sector in Germany is considered an innovative, fast-growing and promising industry, being third behind the USA and Japan as the biggest market in the world, worth 17.1 billion euros. Consequently, supply chain success is of high importance. This research identified the Critical Success Factors (CSFs) for Original Equipment Manufacturers that are involved within medical technology supply chains in Germany. This thesis begins with a full literature review on Supply Chain Management (SCM) in the medical technology sector and presents the current state of academic discussion on CSFs in this context. [Continues.]
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- Mechanical, Electrical and Manufacturing Engineering
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NotesA Doctoral Thesis. Submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the award of Doctor of Philosophy of Loughborough University.