PhD - Global SCRM Survey



Please, provide us with your business/personal email for validation purposes

1. Please, indicate the year of your birth

2. Gender
  Male
  Female
  I prefer not to disclose

3. Please indicate your business title

4. Please indicate the name of your department

5. Could you briefly describe the focus of your role in your own words?

6. What keeps you awake at night? Please indicate some of your key challenges you face in your current role.

7. What do you wish for? Please indicate some things that if realised you would be able to perform better in your current role.

8. In which areas of your supply chain, operations or departments do you apply or considering to apply SCRM practices?

9. How important is SCRM for you in your current role?
  Not Aware
  Not important
  Somewhat important
  Important
  Very important

10. How important is SCRM for your company?
  Not Aware
  Not important
  Somewhat important
  Important
  Very important

11. What is the main motivation for your company to implement SCRM practices or reason for not doing so?

12. What does uncertainty mean to you, in the context of your role?

13. Could you briefly describe what processes are available in your company to manage supply chain uncertainty?

14. How do you identify sources of uncertainty that may impact your decision making?

15. How do you measure/assess those sources of uncertainty that may impact your decision making?

16. How do you evaluate/prioritise those sources of uncertainty that may impact your decision making?

17. How do you monitor these sources of uncertainty that may impact your decision making?

18. Are you aware of any tools used in your company to manage supply chain uncertainty?

19. Are you aware if your company uses any standards or quality frameworks such as SCOR, EFQM, ISO or other?
  Yes
  No
  Not Aware

20. If yes (from previous) please indicate which framework and in which context. Otherwise, if you replied "NO", you may skip the question.

21. How much do internal stakeholders in your company affect your own decisions?
  1 (minimum)
  2
  3
  4
  5 (maximum)

22. How much do your decisions affect company decisions?
  1 (minimum)
  2
  3
  4
  5 (maximum)

23. How much do customers affect your company decisions?
  1 (minimum)
  2
  3
  4
  5 (maximum)

24. How much do suppliers affect your company decisions?
  1 (minimum)
  2
  3
  4
  5 (maximum)

25. How much other partners (carriers, 3PLs, etc.) affect your company decisions?
  1 (minimum)
  2
  3
  4
  5 (maximum)

26. How much do exogenous factors (government laws, weather, etc.) affect your company's supply chain decisions?
  1 (minimum)
  2
  3
  4
  5 (maximum)

27. Could you name the factors that are mostly affecting your company's supply chain decisions?

28. Please indicate (from 1-10) the range of your company's direct supply chain operations. Assume as 1 closer to operations with raw materials, and 10 linked to the consumption location. For example, a supermarket is between 6-9, while a chemical company between 3-7.

29. For how much % of your own supply chain, do you have data and visibility?

30. Assuming you have 100% visibility of your end-to-end supply chain, how would this benefit you and/or your company?

31. What is the biggest challenge for gaining this visibility?

32. To your opinion what benefits would SCRM offer to your company?

33. What are the most important factors in SCRM in your own personal view?

34. If you had to invest $20,000, which of the following investment choices would you find most appealing?
  60% in low-risk investments, 30% in medium-risk investments, 10% in high-risk investments
  30% in low-risk investments, 40% in medium-risk investments, 30% in high-risk investments
  10% in low-risk investments, 40% in medium-risk investments, 50% in high-risk investments

35. How would you describe yourself? Please, select all that apply.
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  

36. How would you describe your company, if it was a person? Please, select all that apply.
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  

37. How does your company risk apetite compares to your own? Your company is more of a risk taker or more risk averse?
  Risk averse
  Somewhat risk averse
  Somewhat risk taker
  Risk taker

38. How do your customer's risk apetite compares to your company's? Your customers are more of risk takers or more risk averse?
  Risk averse
  Somewhat risk averse
  Somewhat risk taker
  Risk taker

39. How do your supplier's risk apetite compares to your company's? Your suppliers are more of risk takers or more risk averse?
  Risk averse
  Somewhat risk averse
  Somewhat risk taker
  Risk taker

40. Could you please indicate your working experience in number of years?

41. In which country are you based geographically?

42. In which industry would you allocate your company?

43. Please indicate the georgraphic responsibility of your role, directly involved in the management of projects, people, customers, suppliers etc.

44. If you have regional or global responsbilities, please indicate which regions or countries you are responsible for.

45. Would you be interested in an one-on-one interview to discuss the results of this study in greater depth?
  Yes
  No

46. Would you be interested to receive the results of this study?
  Yes
  No



who we are

Based in Bonn, Germany, we offer innovative Supply Chain & SCRM consulting services. We transform your company's data into intelligence, through an automated, and user friendly platform.

who we are

Based in Bonn, Germany, we offer innovative Supply Chain & SCRM consulting services. We transform your company's data into intelligence, through an automated, and user friendly platform.

how scrm works

Our innovative methodology & platform analyses, identifies, understands, and manages uncertainty within your end-to-end supply chains, reducing consulting costs by 80%

how scrm works

Our innovative methodology & platform analyses, identifies, understands, and manages uncertainty within your end-to-end supply chains, reducing consulting costs by 80%