Designing a Model for the Measurement of Supply Chain Resilience through SEM Approach

Document Type : Original Article


1 MSc Student, Tarbiat Modares University.

2 Associate Professor, Tarbiat Modares University.

3 Professor, Tarbiat Modares University.


Todays, complexity of business, uncertainties and environmental fluctuations put supply chains against a variety of risks. Therefore, supply chain management should move towards different and innovative approaches so as to enhance its capabilities to deal against these risks. This paper aims to investigate further the concept of resilience and studies in this field and suggest a comprehensive model for measuring resiliency of supply chain through Structural Equation Modeling (SEM) approach. The statistical population in this study is all expert staff of production, distribution and sale in Iran Khodro Company and in order to collect data a questionnaire containing 49 questions with 5-point Likert spectrum was used. The results of the model indicate that flexibility, risk management culture, collaboration, redundancy and agility have the most important role in explaining changes in supply chain and the model was able to explain %99 of these changes. In the end of this study, give some suggestions to improve resilience in supply chain.


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