Journal article

Inter-organizational systems (IOS) adoption in the Arabian Gulf region: the case of the Bahraini grocery industry

Mazen Ali, Sherah Kurnia

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY FOR DEVELOPMENT | ROUTLEDGE JOURNALS, TAYLOR & FRANCIS LTD | Published : 2011

Abstract

Many organizations particularly in developed countries have engaged in inter-organizational systems (IOS) to manage their business operations across the supply chain. Such systems, which are mainly based on business-to-business electronic commerce technologies, are seen to play a significant role in enabling organizations around the world to extend their supply chain and to engage in global trading efficiently and effectively regardless of their geographical locations. However, the adoption rate of IOS in developing countries is still generally very low. This creates significant challenges to achieving advanced supply chain management for organizations in the developed countries that have tr..

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