University of Surrey

Test tubes in the lab Research in the ATI Dance Research

Sustainable supply chain management in tourism

Font, X, Tapper, R, Schwartz, K and Kornilaki, M (2008) Sustainable supply chain management in tourism Business Strategy and the Environment, 17 (4). pp. 260-271.

Full text not available from this repository.

Abstract

Sustainable supply chain management (SSCM) encapsulates the trend to use purchasing policies and practices to facilitate sustainable development at the tourist destination. Most research has focused on environmental aspects of manufacturing, while other aspects of sustainability or the challenges for the service sector are largely ignored. Yet SSCM is particularly important for tour operators, as the product depends on the activities of suppliers, such as accommodation, transport and activities. Therefore, tour operators' contribution to sustainable tourism will be more effective through the definition and implementation of policies that acknowledge responsibility for the impacts of suppliers. Exploratory research of SSCM practices amongst tour operators generated a wide range of examples of good practice across the whole supply chain, and recommendations are made for more widespread engagement.

Item Type: Article
Authors :
NameEmailORCID
Font, Xx.font@surrey.ac.ukUNSPECIFIED
Tapper, RUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Schwartz, KUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Kornilaki, MUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Date : May 2008
Identification Number : https://doi.org/10.1002/bse.527
Depositing User : Symplectic Elements
Date Deposited : 16 May 2017 15:37
Last Modified : 17 May 2017 14:37
URI: http://epubs.surrey.ac.uk/id/eprint/820846

Actions (login required)

View Item View Item

Downloads

Downloads per month over past year


Information about this web site

© The University of Surrey, Guildford, Surrey, GU2 7XH, United Kingdom.
+44 (0)1483 300800