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The effect of production capacity and design of outputs on the performance of operation

Baraka Bahjat Ahmed


This research relates to the evaluation of "logistics performance" and aims to provide a conceptual framework, a methodological framework and an empirical validation from a survey in companies.

The concept of logistics performance can be analyzed at different levels: from a micro-economic point of view, on the one hand, the concept comes from the discipline of management sciences; from a macro-economic point of view, the analysis focuses on the logistical performance of firm systems (national, regional, sectoral), on the microeconomic level, first of all, it designates the capacity of firms to efficiently organize the circulation of their products and their inputs. It is above all the discipline of business management which is interested in this question of "logistics performance" as a tool for the development of the firm. The ubiquitous discourse on the need for a Supply Chain Management (SCM) orientation is part of this problem, and its relevance can be questioned.

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