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Achieving Supply Chain Agility

Information System Integration in the Chinese Automotive Industry

  • Yi Wu

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Yi Wu
    Pages 91-137
  3. Yi Wu
    Pages 139-177
  4. Yi Wu
    Pages 179-195
  5. Yi Wu
    Pages 197-226
  6. Yi Wu
    Pages 227-233
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 235-238

About this book

Introduction

This book identifies factors of information system (IS) integration that influence supply chain agility and illustrates how IS integration can achieve greater supply chain agility. Also considering the consequent operational impacts that arise from IS-enabled supply chain agility, the author presents real-life examples through interviews and surveys to explore how IS integrations affect supply chain agility in the context of the Chinese automotive industry. The ability to swiftly respond to competitive challenges is a key element in industry 4.0 and organisations with agile supply chains are better prepared to respond to uncertainties and changes. This book develops and presents guidelines on the deployment of information system integration in order to achieve efficient agile supply chains.

Keywords

industry 4.0 supply chain 4.0 agility agile supply chain information flow digitization IS integration Chinese Business

Authors and affiliations

  • Yi Wu
    • 1
  1. 1.BeijingChina

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-98440-7
  • Copyright Information The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s), under exclusive licence to Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2019
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, Cham
  • eBook Packages Business and Management
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-98439-1
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-98440-7
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