Incentive Model of Information Sharing in the Supply Chain of Chained Drug Stores
Incentive is an effective way for information sharing mechanism in a supply chain. All participants will obtain advantages during information sharing incentive. Based on the given cost and weights of participants, an incentive model is built to analyze profit and cost in the supply chain of chained drug stores. Relationship between information sharing effort and cost of the headquarter is proposed in the conclusion.
Helen Zhang and David Jin
S. M. Yue et al., "Incentive Model of Information Sharing in the Supply Chain of Chained Drug Stores", Applied Mechanics and Materials, Vols. 63-64, pp. 818-821, 2011