Ghosh, Suvankar; Thornton Jr., John H; Yip, Yewmun
Many models have been built linking supply chain management (SCM) and financial performance. As inputs, these models have used a variety of information about the supply chain, but they have not treated analyst opinion about firm excellence in SCM as an input variable. Opinion is controvertible as it can be challenged. Gartner provides its opinion in an annual publication on the top 25 firms in SCM. This article examines the information in Gartner’s list and its impact on stock returns of the listed firms. The article thus makes a novel contribution by exploring the SCM-finance link using controvertible information.