Implication of Ethics in Supply Chain Function

Sunday Agbor Mbu
Department of Economics and Management Sciences, University of Buea, Cameroon
Maurice Ayuketang Nso
Higher Institute of Commerce and Management, The University of Bamenda, Cameroon

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Abstract

This research study examines the importance of ethics in supply chain management functions. The data sample consisted of 30 respondents collected using a questionnaire administered randomly to firms’ employees or representatives. Results show, there is no strong and sufficient evidence to infer the existence of unethical behaviours and the significance of ethics in a supply chain function within the players or parties in a supply chain relationship. Thus, this study recommends that parties in a supply chain relationship should act ethically right for long lasting relationship within the supply chain functions in firms or companies. Essentially all businesses to including banking and non-banking firms have needs that require the use of supply chains. have responsibilities that require the use of supply chains. Therefore, the outcome of this study is useful applicable to all sorts of business entities.

Keywords

  • Ethics,
  • Supply Chain,
  • Supply Chain Ethics,
  • Supply Chain function,
  • Buyers,
  • Suppliers
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Volume 4, Issue 3, Year 2021

Published 2021-09-30

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Mbu, S. A., & Nso, M. A. (2021). Implication of Ethics in Supply Chain Function. Asian Journal of Interdisciplinary Research, 4(3), 44–53. https://doi.org/10.34256/ajir2135