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International Journal of Advanced Engineering, Management and Science

Sales and Operations Planning: A Business Practice to Align Supply Chains

( Vol-5,Issue-4,April 2019 )

Author(s): José Mario Valadez Cedillo, Juan Carlos Pérez García

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Page No: 250-261
ijaems crossref doiDOI: 10.22161/ijaems.5.4.3


Sales and Operations Planning; S&OP; alignment; tactical planning; supply chain.


Purpose:To summarize the existing knowledge in the scientific literature about the relationship between Sales and Operation Planning (S&OP) and alignment of the stakeholder in the supply chains. Design/methodology/approach:Bibliometric research using text mining over 37 selected papers,Scimago Journal Rank Q4 or better. Findings:Our findings suggest that the relationship between S&OP and alignment has rarely been studied in the academic literature. Research limitations:These results indicate the need for more studiesto build a theory for alignment based in Sales in Operations Planning practice. Practical implications: This paper presents a research agenda to close the gap between practice and promise in supply chain management. Paper type:Literature review. Originality/value: This paper makes two specific contributions to the literature. First, It provides an agenda for research in functional alignment in the SupplyChain; and next:promotes the need to capitalize on the advantages offered by text mining in the operations planning field.

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