Indicative readings for the Essay Assignment on S&OP:
1- Affonso, R., Marcotte, F. & Grabot, B. (2008). Sales and operations planning: the supply chain pillar. Production Planning and Control, 19 (2), 132-141.
2- Ambrose, S. C., Matthews, L. M. & Rutherford, B. N. (2018). Cross-functional teams and social identity theory: A study of sales and operations planning (S&OP). Journal of Business Research, 92, 270-278.
3- Hulthén, H., Näslund, D. & Norrman, A. (2017). Challenges of measuring the sales and operations planning process. Operations and Supply Chain Management, 10 (1), 4-16.
4- Pedroso, C. B., Da Silva, A. L. & Tate, W. L. (2016). Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP): Insights from a multi-case study of Brazilian Organizations. International Journal of Production Economics, 182, 213-229.
5- Thomé, A. M. T., Scavarda, L. F., Fernandez, N. S. & Scavarda, A. J. (2012). Sales and operations planning and the firm performance. International Journal of Productivity and Performance Management, 61 (4), 359-381.
6- Tuomikangas, N. & Kaipia, R. (2014). A coordination framework for sales and operations planning (S&OP): Synthesis from the literature. International Journal of Production Economics, 154, 243-262.