Social Exchange Theory perspective applied in reverse logistic relationships under a remanufacturing perspective / Perspectiva da Teoria de Intercâmbio Social aplicada em relações de logística reversa sob uma perspectiva de remanufatura

Iara Tonissi Moroni Cutovoi


The present study seeks to investigate how can the social exchange mechanisms adopted help increase integrations in the remanufactured reverse chain?   In this sense, Social Exchange Theory deals with the relational dimension, the interaction between groups, rewards, reciprocity in buyer-supplier relations, conflict management, attractiveness, trust, commitment, motivation, influence, and relational norms.  From the perspective of the Social Exchange Theory will explore the economic, social and environmental pillars, environment among remanufactured reverse chain actors and groups in the National Policy on Solid Waste. To achieve the proposed goal, literature review and a descriptive study based on a qualitative approach were used as a methodological procedure literature review. Main contributions of the study are: provides an analysis of research evolution and state of the art in the field of remanufacturing and presents a synthesis referring studies which displays integration and partnership among actors involved in this field.


Remanufacturing, Relationship buyer-supplier, National Policy on Solid Waste and Social Exchange Theory.

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