Social network theory underpins fighting crime gang in the UK. Mapping relationships using social network analysis tools enables the understanding of gang motives and influences within this dynamic environment. The complexity of Australia s Defence Force supply chain is not too dissimilar with its multi-tiered span of suppliers, having varying degrees of influence over Defence s sustainability obligations. This environment makes it difficult to track sustainability through the traditional methods of accounting for performance. Recent research into performance management states that enabling a culture of innovation, knowledge management and lessons learned could Improve decision making and ultimately performance. Combining performance management and social network theories In a practical setting, provides a proactive and agile approach to Defence s sustainability supply chain performance management.
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