Journal article

Investigating the impact of behavioral factors on supply network efficiency: insights from banking's corporate bond networks

Mehrdokht Pournader, Andrew Kach, Seyed Hossein Razavi Hajiagha, Ali Emrouznejad

Annals of Operations Research | Springer (part of Springer Nature) | Published : 2017


This paper highlights the role of behavioral factors for efficiency measurement in supply networks. To this aim, behavioral issues are investigated among interrelations between decision makers involved in corporate bond service networks. The corporate bond network was considered in three consecutive stages, where each stage represents the relations between two members of the network: issuer–underwriter, underwriter–bank, and bank–investor. Adopting a multi-method approach, we collected behavioral data by conducting semi-structured interviews and applying the critical incident technique. Financial and behavioral data, collected from each stage in 20 corporate bond networks, were analyzed usin..

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