Auditing, Inspections, and Testing for Social Responsibility in Supply Networks
21 Pages Posted: 12 Feb 2020 Last revised: 24 Jun 2020
Date Written: June 24, 2020
The Operations Management literature has investigated the role of auditing, testing, and inspections, in ensuring socially responsible actions by supply-chain partners. Specifically, studies have examined the auditing of suppliers for noncompliance of socially responsible practices, and the inspection and/or testing of products for social-responsibility violations. In this chapter, we examine this stream of literature and summarize its main insights.
Keywords: social responsibility, supply networks, auditing, inspections, testing
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