Ellram, Lisa M., and Martha C. Cooper. "Supply Chain Management: It's All About the Journey, Not the Destination." Journal of Supply Chain Management, vol. 50, no. 1, 2014, pp. 8-20. ProQuest
With over three decades of the use of the term "supply chain management," five academic and practitioner perspectives of supply chain management are described. Much ink has been devoted to defining and developing the concept and analyzing its use or nonuse. The focus of this article is on academic effort, with suggestions of how to proceed in the future.