The Impact of Supply Chain Risk on Agility Practices: A Theoretical Review and a Critique


  • A. K. A. Aziz
  • A. A. Rahman
  • N. H. Kamarulzaman
  • M. Sambasivan


Supply Chain Risk, Agility Practices, Content Analysis, Theoretical Review


While the importance of agility practices for the strategic management and firm performance has been well recognized, content analysis findings illustrating the impact of agility practices on the supply chain risk have been discouraging. In the current study, we provide a theoretical review and critique of the previous literature by highlighting issues associated with conceptualization and theoretical development of agility practices. By providing a narrative review on the theoretical review, we underscore the nature of the supply chain risk as well as agility practices and provide a synthesis for future research. Discussion of the recommendations for conceptualization and theoretical development of agility practices are also provided.


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Aziz, A. K. A., Rahman, A. A., Kamarulzaman, N. H., & Sambasivan, M. (2015). The Impact of Supply Chain Risk on Agility Practices: A Theoretical Review and a Critique. Asian Journal of Business and Management, 3(1). Retrieved from