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Supply chain integration framework using literature review

Rafaela Alfalla-Luque; Carmen Medina-López; Prasanta Kumar Dey;
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  • Published: 19 Mar 2012
  • Publisher: Informa UK Limited
  • Country: United Kingdom
Definitions and measures of supply chain integration (SCI) are diverse. More empirical research, with clear definition and appropriate measures are needed. The purpose of this article is to identify dimensions and variables for SCI and develop an integrated framework to facilitate this. A literature review of the relevant academic papers in international journals in Logistics, Supply Chain Management and Operations Management for the period 1995-2009 has been undertaken. This study reveals that information integration, coordination and resource sharing and organisational relationship linkage are three major dimensions for SCI. The proposed framework helps integr...
free text keywords: Management Science and Operations Research, Strategy and Management, Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering, Computer Science Applications, Engineering, business.industry, business, Knowledge management, Supply chain management, Empirical research, Supply chain integration, Shared resource, Integrated approach, Information integration, Supply chain, Critical success factor
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