Dear AIB Scholars,

We are editing a book on  block chain driven supply chain management, to be
published by Springer. Please see below the detailed Call for Chapters.
If you have any questions please feel free to let me know.

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*Block chain Driven Supply Chain Management (BCSCM): A Multi-dimensional

*Call for Book Chapters (**Publisher: Springer)*

Blockchain is one of the key innovative technologies ready to transmute the
way value chains are being managed. It can greatly improve supply chains by
enabling faster and more cost-efficient delivery of products, improving
products’ traceability, enhancing coordination between supply chain
entities, and helping access to financing. Blockchain can be a powerful
tool for addressing the supply chain issues of sustainability,
traceability, verifiability and resilience. Despite the fact that
blockchain technology is widely being discussed, until now, the literature
had lacked a comprehensive understanding of the blockchain driven supply
chain management and its linkage with digital technologies, supply chain
sustainability, mapping, visibility, verifiability and resilience.

The proposed handbook will bridge this gap by offering topics from their
important themes: first what is the architecture and design of BCSCM and
how it differs from the conventional supply chains, second performance
impacts of BCSCM and third implementation challenges and strategies. This
handbook will also delineate the challenges, opportunities and strategies on
the adaptation and implementation of Blockchain based supply chain
management.  Hence, the proposed book would provide a diverse perspective
on the understanding, architecture, impacts, and implementation of
blockchain driven supply chain management. The handbook would show the
importance of block chain driven supply chain management for contemporary
organizations: how it contributes to supply chain traceability, resilience,
sustainability, how it affects value chain performance performance, how it
is linked with the supply chain ambidexterity, and how it connects to the
other digital technologies.

The proposed handbook also will demonstrate as to how adoption of block
chain driven supply chain management requires to consider intangible forms
of capital (human, processes and relationships), which is different from
more traditional forms. Book will also demonstrate the strategic
implications of adopting BCSCM. This book will prove to be the first with
scholastic and action-oriented perspective on the understating,
operationalization and adoption of block chain driven supply chain to
create value.

This is a book for supply chain management practitioners, researchers and
academician who want to understand the role of blockchain in supply chain,
for supply chain managers who want to be at the cutting edge by adopting
the BCSCM, for those early in their careers who seek a challenging new
path, and for the top-level managers of the world who have their eye on the

*Topics* (Proposed but not limited to)

1: Understanding Block Chain Driven Supply Chain Management: Definitions,
and Dimensions

2: Architecture of Block chain Driven Supply Chain Management

3: BCSCM and Industry 4.0 technologies

4: BCSCM and Big Data Analytics

5: BCSCM and Supply Chain Sustainability

6: BCSCM and Supply Chain Mapping

7: Supply Chain Traceability and visibility through BCSCM

8: BCSCM and Le-agile Supply Chain

9: BCSCM and Supply Chain Resilience

10: Role of BCSCM in Supply Chain Risk Management

11: Role of BCSCM in Channel Integration

12: BCSCM and open Innovation

13: BCSCM and Supply Chain Ambidexterity

14: BCSCM and Intellectual Capital of a firm

15: Role of BCSCM in Supply Chain Quality Management

16: Role of BCSCM in Strategic Sourcing

17: BCSCM and Supply Chain Distribution

18: BCSCM and Inventory Management Efficiency

19: BCSCM and Total Cost of Ownership

20: Role of BCSCM and Supply Chain Planning

Interested authors can submitted their abstracts (200-250 words) on/before
12 April 2022 on the following email:  [log in to unmask]

The final chapter (between 5000-8000 words) must be submitted before 25
August 2022.

Best Regards,

Shujaat Mubark, PhD


Dean College of Business Management,

Institute of Business Management,

Karachi, Pakistan

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