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AN INTRODUCTION TO SARBANES-OXLEY AND ITS IMPACT ON SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT

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  • S. Scott Nadler Ph.D.,

    1. East Carolina University
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    • S. Scott Nadler (Ph.D. University of Alabama) is an Assistant Professor of Marketing and Supply Chain Management in the College of Business, East Carolina University. His background includes a Ph.D. in Marketing from the University of Alabama, over ten years of industry experience, and membership in a number of professional organizations in his field. His work has appeared in numerous journals including the Journal of Business Research, Industrial Management & Data Systems, Psychological Reports, the Journal of Selling & Major Account Management, and the American Marketing Association Summer Conference Proceedings.

  • John F. Kros Ph.D.

    1. East Carolina University
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    • John F. Kros (Ph.D. University of Virginia) is Assistant Professor of Marketing and Supply Chain Management in the College of Business, East Carolina University. He holds a BBA, University of Texas, Austin, an MBA, Santa Clara University, and a Ph.D. in Systems Engineering, University of Virginia. He has several years of industrial experience in electronics manufacturing. John has published in the Journal of Operational Research Society, Quality Reliability Engineering International, Industrial Management & Data Systems, Computer Methods and Programs in Biomedicine, and Computers and Operations Research.


Abstract

The purpose of this manuscript is to provide readers with an overview of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, its origins, important sections, and its impact on Supply Chain Management. Study results generally contradict the negative affects that this important piece of legislation has reportedly had. The authors provide recommendations to supply chain managers and offer suggestions for future research. Finally, this manuscript seeks to educate readers on Sarbanes-Oxley in order help them better understand how this important Act has impacted the business community.

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