[<< wikibooks] Handbook of Management Scales/Robustness
== Robustness (alpha = 0.87, CR = 0.87) ==


=== Description ===
Two dimensions of resilience were identified: agility and robustness.


=== Definition ===
Robustness is defined as the ability of a supply chain to resist change without adapting its initial stable configuration (Wieland/Wallenburg, 2012).


=== Items ===
To what extent do the statements apply to your supply chain? (1 – strongly disagree; 7 – strongly agree):

For a long time, our supply chain retains the same stable situation as it had before changes occur. (0.71)
When changes occur, our supply chain grants us much time to consider a reasonable reaction. (0.73)
Without adaptations being necessary, our supply chain performs well over a wide variety of possible scenarios. (0.92)
For a long time, our supply chain is able to carry out its functions despite some damage done to it. (0.80)


=== Source ===
Wieland/Wallenburg (2013): The Influence of Relational Competencies on Supply Chain Resilience: A Relational View. International Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics Management, Vol. 42, No. 4, pp. 300-320.


=== Related Scales ===
Agility