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International Series in Operations Research & Management Science

Contract Analysis and Design for Supply Chains with Stochastic Demand

Authors: Zhao, Y., Meng, X., Wang, S., Cheng, T.C.E.

  • Addresses issues concerning analysis and design of supply chain contracts under stochastic demand
  • Presents new research results on how to apply contracts to improve supply chain management
  • Explores issues concerning supply chain contract selection/implementation with option contracts under consideration
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This book is devoted to analysis and design of supply chain contracts with stochastic demand.  Given the extensive utilization of contracts in supply chains, the issues concerning contract analysis and design are extremely important for supply chain management (SCM), and substantial research has been developed to address those issues over the past years. Despite the abundance of classical research, new research needs to be conducted in response to new issues emerging with the recent changing business environments, such as the fast-shortening life cycle of product and the increasing globalization of supply chains. This book addresses these issues, with the intention to present new research on how to apply contracts to improve SCM.

Contract Analysis and Design for Supply Chains with Stochastic Demand contains eight chapters and each chapter is summarized as follows: Chapter 1 provides a comprehensive review of the classical development of supply chain contracts. Chapter 2 examines the effects of demand uncertainty on the applicability of buyback contracts. Chapter 3 conducts a mean-risk analysis for wholesale price contracts, taking into account contracting value risk and risk preferences. Chapter 4 studies the optimization of product service system by franchise fee contracts in the service-oriented manufacturing supply chain with demand information asymmetry. Chapter 5 develops a bidirectional option contract model and explores the optimal contracting decisions and supply chain coordination issue with the bidirectional option. Chapter 6 addresses supply chain options pricing issue and a value-based pricing scheme is developed for the supply chain options. With a cooperative game theory approach, Chapter 7 explores the issues concerning supply chain contract selection/implementation with the option contract under consideration. Chapter 8 concludes the book and suggests worthy directions for future research.

About the authors

Yingxue Zhao received his Ph.D. degree in Management Sciences and En- gineering from Institute of Systems Science, Academy of Mathematics and Systems Science, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), in 2010. He is currently associate professor of Supply Chain Management at School of International Trade and Economics of University of International Business and Economics. He has received some academic awards including the “Outstanding Paper Award" awarded by IEEE Systems, Man and Cybernetics (SMC) and the “Excellent Research Award for Scientific Research of Universities (Humanities and Social Sciences)" awarded by Ministry of Education of China. His research interests mainly focus on Supply Chain Management, particularly on Supply Chain Contract. His research papers have been published in journals including Production and Operations Management, European Journal of Operational Research, Annals of Operations Research, International Journal of Production Research, Journal of the Operational Research Society, Journal of Optimization Theory and Applications, and International Journal of Production Economics.

Xiaoge Meng received her Master degree in Mathematics from College of Science, Shantou University, in 2006. During the Master period, her research interests mainly focused on Complex Analysis and Harmonic Analysis. Research papers of the relevant fields have been published in journals including Abstract and Applied Analysis, Applied Mathematics and Computation, and Journal of Systems Science and Complexity. Currently, as a Ph.D. student of School of Economics and Management at Beijing University of Aeronautics & Astronautics, her research interests have transferred to the area of Supply Chain Management. Over the years, she has received some academic awards including the “Excellent Paper Award" awarded by the 10th Annual Meeting of the Chinese Logistics Society (CLS).

Shouyang Wang received his Ph.D. degree in Operations Research from Institute of Systems Science of Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) in 1986. He is currently a Bairen distinguished professor of Management Science at Academy of Mathematics and Systems Science of CAS and the Lotus distinguished professor of Management Science of Hunan University at Changsha. He is also an adjunct professor of over 30 universities in the world. He is/was the editor- in-chief, an area editor or a co-editor of 15 journals including Information and Management and Energy Economics. He was/is a guest editor for a special issue/volume of over 20 journals including European Journal of Operational Research, Annals of Operations Research, IIE Transactions, and Decision Support Systems. He has published 30 monographs and over 250 papers in leading journals. His current research interests include Supply Chain Management, Financial Engineering, Economic Forecasting, and Decision Analysis.

T. C. Edwin Cheng is Dean of the Faculty of Business, Fung Yiu King Wing Hang Bank Endowed Professor in Business Administration, and Chair Professor of Management at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. He obtained a B.Sc.[Eng](First Class Honours) from the University of Hong Kong, an M.Sc. from the University of Birmingham, U.K., and a Ph.D. and an Sc.D. from the University of Cambridge, U.K. He has previously taught in Canada, England, and Singapore. Prof. Cheng's research interests are in Operations Management and Operations Research. He has published over 600 papers in such journals as California Management Review, IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Journal of Management Information Systems, Journal of Operations Management, Management Science, MIS Quarterly, Operations Research, Organization Science, Production and Operations Management, and SIAM Journal on Optimization. He has co-authored 11 books published by Chapman and Hall, McGraw-Hill, and Springer. He received the Outstanding Young Engineer of the Year Award from the Institute of Industrial Engineers, U.S.A., in 1992 and the Croucher Award (the top research award in Hong Kong) in 2001. He was named one of the "most cited scientists" in All Fields, in Business and Economics, in Computer Science, and in Engineering over the period 2004-2014 by the ISI Web of Science in 2015. A 2009 paper in the International Journal of Production Economics ranked him as the most productive researcher and the top 12th h-index researcher in Production/Operations Management in the world over the half-century 1959-2008. Over the years, Prof. Cheng has secured more than HK$50 million in research funding from both public and private sectors to support his diverse research programmes.

Reviews

“This excellent book on supply chain modelling discusses the emerging topics in analysis, modelling and design of supply chain contracts under stochastic demand. Game theory or optimisation models can be used for contract design for supply chain management in case of asymmetric information. In the literature on supply chain, a good number of models for contract design have been developed for supply chain cooperation, coordination, risk-sharing. The current book presents such models under information asymmetric and environmental risk and uncertainty. Therefore, this is a very interesting and extremely useful topic for academic research and practical applications.” (Dr. Sardar M. N. Islam  Ph. D., LL. B., Professor of Business, Economics and Finance, Victoria University, Australia)

Table of contents (8 chapters)

  • Introduction

    Zhao, Yingxue (et al.)

    Pages 1-18

  • Buyback Contracts with Price-Dependent Demands: Effects of Demand Uncertainty

    Zhao, Yingxue (et al.)

    Pages 19-59

  • Mean-Risk Analysis of Wholesale Price Contracts with Stochastic Price-Dependent Demand

    Zhao, Yingxue (et al.)

    Pages 61-89

  • Franchise Fee Contracts in Product Service System with Demand Information Asymmetry

    Zhao, Yingxue (et al.)

    Pages 91-114

  • Coordination of Supply Chains with Bidirectional Option Contracts

    Zhao, Yingxue (et al.)

    Pages 115-129

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eBook $84.99
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  • ISBN 978-1-4899-7633-8
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Hardcover $109.99
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  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $109.99
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  • ISBN 978-1-4899-7851-6
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Contract Analysis and Design for Supply Chains with Stochastic Demand
Authors
Series Title
International Series in Operations Research & Management Science
Series Volume
234
Copyright
2016
Publisher
Springer US
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media New York
eBook ISBN
978-1-4899-7633-8
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4899-7633-8
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-4899-7632-1
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4899-7851-6
Series ISSN
0884-8289
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVIII, 184
Topics