Horizontal Collaboration in Competing Supply Chain using Game Theory Model

  • 趙 瑞薩

Student thesis: Master's Thesis


As one of the important aspect of a business supply chain operations should be optimized by each firm within the industries The complexity of supply chain is beyond measure considering the number of firms involved in the competition and also another various effect such as information asymmetry and competition asymmetry This research try to introduce the concept of horizontal collaboration which firms are collaborating with another firms in the same level Collaboration in supply chain is difficult to conduct this research took one of the simplest form of collaboration which is information sharing Competition asymmetry is not a new thing for the supply chain therefore this research also considers this condition by utilizing the Stackelberg game The results show that under information sharing firms earn greater profit compared to when they act individually Number of participants in a collaboration would affect the individual profit of each participant
Date of Award2017 Jan 24
Original languageEnglish
SupervisorWei-Shiun Chang (Supervisor)

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