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The effect of IT-enabled supply chain integration on performance

Yu, W. (2015) The effect of IT-enabled supply chain integration on performance. Production Planning and Control, 26 (12). pp. 945-957. ISSN 09537287 (ISSN). (doi:10.1080/09537287.2014.1002021) (Access to this publication is currently restricted. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided)

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Abstract

Companies increasingly rely on information technology (IT) to improve supply chain management practices. However, past evidence suggests that implementing IT in the supply chain process does not guarantee enhanced firm performance. This study extends prior supply chain research by conceptualising supply chain integration (SCI) as a multidimensional construct in the context of IT implementation and exploring the effect of multiple dimensions of IT-enabled SCI on performance. The conceptual framework is tested using data from a sample of 214 manufacturing firms in China. The results indicate positive direct relationships between IT implementation and three dimensions of SCI, namely internal, customer and supplier integration. The results also suggest that IT-enabled internal integration is significantly and positively related to both operational and financial performance. © 2015 Taylor & Francis.

Item Type: Article
DOI/Identification number: 10.1080/09537287.2014.1002021
Additional information: Unmapped bibliographic data: LA - English [Field not mapped to EPrints] J2 - Prod Plann Control [Field not mapped to EPrints] AD - Norwich Business School, University of East Anglia, 102 Middlesex Street, London, United Kingdom [Field not mapped to EPrints] DB - Scopus [Field not mapped to EPrints]
Uncontrolled keywords: China, financial performance, IT implementation, manufacturing, operational performance, supply chain integration, Integration, Manufacture, Supply chain management, China, Financial performance, IT implementation, Operational performance, Supply-chain integration, Chains
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HF Commerce > HF5351 Business
Divisions: Faculties > Social Sciences > Kent Business School
Depositing User: Wantao Yu
Date Deposited: 09 Sep 2015 11:05 UTC
Last Modified: 29 May 2019 15:59 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/50422 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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