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Measuring sustainability in supply chain management in construction companies

Abstract

This paper provides an analysis of the most important sustainability indicators for SSCM in construction and gives a detailed overview of what has been scientifically accomplished in the field to date, and identifies areas for further research. The most important sustainability indicators were also grouped and presented in the literature review into the main seven assessment groups of the SSCM construction industry and ranked by experts from Northern Italy and Lithuania in several different ways.
Based on the data from the Table 3, it can be inferred that a harmonious work environment among ecological sustainability indicators appeared as the most crucial indicator for respondents. Environmental education was among the most important social indicators. In the legal group, work efficiency emerged as the most significant indicator, while in the physical group, sustainable resource use was crucial. In the political realm, economic and political stability was the most important, and among technological indicators, innovation stood out. Among economic indicators, profit was the most significant sustainability indicator for respondents.
A general indicator importance method combined results obtained from expert surveys using various methods. The ranking of sustainability indicators in each group was not included in the calculation of the overall indicator importance, but the results were similar in both cases. The determined importance of indicator values could be adapted for further analysis, specifically for multicriteria evaluation, as per the conceptual model shown in Figure 1.
This article provides members of the construction industry with detailed calculations and results of the evaluation of key sustainability indicators related to supply chain groups. This study explores several possible ways to measure the importance of sustainability indicators, which could provide further theoretical insights into SSCM in the construction industry and help develop an accurate sustainability index model.


Article in Lithuanian.


Tiekimo grandinės valdymo statybos įmonėse tvarumo matavimas


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Šiais laikais mokslininkai vis dažniau atsižvelgia į tvarumo aspektą statybų sektoriuje. Siekdami pabrėžti augančią tvarumo sampratos svarbą bendrojoje darbo kultūroje, statybų įmonių vadovai turėtų atlikti tvariojo tiekimo grandinės valdymo vertinimą ir diegti tvarumui matuoti skirtą indeksą. Tvarumo vertinimas statybos tiekimo grandinės valdymo procese (TGV) dažniausiai atliekamas atsižvelgiant į ekonominius, fizinius, socialinius ir geografinius rodiklius, Brundtlando konvencijos nutarimu geriau žinomus kaip TBL (angl. Triple Bottom Line).
Atlikus išplėstinę akademinės literatūros analizę, pasikonsultavus su darniosios statybos pramonės ekspertais buvo apžvelgta esama tiekimo grandinės (TG) tvarumo vertinimo situacija statybų sektoriuje. Straipsnyje pateikti tyrimai, skirti nagrinėti tvariosios tiekimo grandinės valdymą (TTGV) statybų sektoriuje iš holistinės perspektyvos, daugiausia dėmesio skiriant tvarumo matavimo svarbai statybos srityje. Antroje straipsnio dalyje buvo pristatyti apklausos metu gauti respondentų rezultatai vertinant tvarumo rodiklius statybų sektoriuje skirtingais metodais. Šiame darbe pateikiamas autorės sudarytas tvarumo rodiklių sąrašas, skirtas statybos bendrovių tiekimo grandinėms nagrinėti. Šie tvarumo rodikliai buvo suskirstyti į kategorijas, priskirti vienai ar porai tvarumo grupių, peržiūrint jų naudojimą ankstesnėje literatūroje. Atlikus išplėstinę 30 respondentų iš Lietuvos ir Šiaurės Italijos statybos sektoriaus profesionalų apklausą buvo sudaryti tvarumo rodiklių vertinimo sąrašai, kuriuose tvarumo rodikliai statybų sektoriuje pagal svarbą buvo įvertinti keliais skirtingais būdais. Šie rodikliai apima TTGV statybos įmonėse taikymo principus. Galiausiai, siekiant kiekybiškai įvertinti tvarumo rodiklius, įvertinti jų efektyvumą ir klasifikaciją, buvo pristatytas svarbiausių tvarumo rodiklių sąrašas. Rodiklių svarbos nustatymas gali padėti akademikams tvarumo rodiklių matavimo indekso kūrimo procese, prisidėti prie tvariosios politikos formavimo ir pagerinti statybos sektoriaus bendrovių strategijas.
Šio straipsnio autorės pasiūlyta statybos įmonių TGV tvarumo vertinimo ir matavimo sistema gali būti plėtojama svarbiausių TTGV rodiklių statybai vertinti ir geriausiam statybos įmonių tiekėjui parinkti, taip pat naudojama sprendžiant daugiakriterio vertinimo problemas. Šio tyrimo tikslas – įvertinti TTGV rodiklių reikšmę statybos pramonėje ir nustatyti, kuri tvarumo vertinimo sistema yra optimali tvariajai statybai patikimumo, sąnaudų mažinimo ir ilgaamžiškumo principų požiūriu. Šie komponentai yra vieni sudėtingiausių statybos inžinerijos ir valdymo uždavinių.


Reikšminiai žodžiai: statybos pramonė, tvarumo rodiklis, statybos tiekimo grandinė, tvarumo matavimas, tvariosios tiekimo grandinės valdymas.

Keyword : construction industry, sustainability indicator, construction supply chain, sustainability measurement, sustainable supply chain management

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Cataldo, I. (2024). Measuring sustainability in supply chain management in construction companies. Mokslas – Lietuvos Ateitis / Science – Future of Lithuania, 16. https://doi.org/10.3846/mla.2024.19088
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