Journal article

Re-evaluating supply chain integration and firm performance: linking operations strategy to supply chain strategy

F Wiengarten, H Li, PJ Singh, B Fynes

Supply Chain Management: An International Journal | Emerald | Published : 2019

Abstract

Purpose: This paper aims to explore the performance implications of supply chain integration (SCI) taking a strategic perspective. Thus, this paper is set to provide answers to the following research questions: Does a higher degree of SCI always lead to greater firm performance improvements? As the answer to this question is likely to be no, the authors explore the performance implications from a strategic perspective: Is the SCI–performance relationship contingent on a company’s competitive priorities (i.e. operations strategy)? Design/methodology/approach: The authors explore their questions through multiple quasi-independent data sets to test the impact of SCI on firm performance. Further..

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