In this first article of the Journal on Chain and Network Science the base-line is set for a discussion on contents and scope of chain and network theory. Chain and network research is clustered into four main ‘streams’: Network theory, social capital theory, supply chain management and business economics and organizational theory. Furthermore a research agenda is formulated. The article ends with management implications of the different contributions to this first issue.
|Journal||Journal on Chain and Network Science|
|Publication status||Published - 2001|
- supply chain management
- business management
- forms of organization