Comparative Analysis of Cases



The chapter compares the two cases presented in Chapters 4 and 5. There are many similarities between these two supply chains and the main issues identified are similar. Emerging issues are identified, such as data accuracy, information sharing in IS integration. The findings also indicate that the supply chain agility achieved via IS integration is better suited to efficient agility rather than customer-focused agility in a cost-reduction-driven environment.


Efficient supply chain agility Data consistency Cross-functional application integration Data accuracy Information sharing Customer sensitivity Process integration Network integration Virtual integration Operational performance 


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  • Yi Wu
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  1. 1.BeijingChina

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