Case Studies: Supply Chain A



The chapter presents case studies showing how Chinese automotive companies realise IS enabled supply chain agility and what its effects are on operational performance. It focuses on one OEM and two first tier suppliers. The analysis is based on individual companies, providing a detailed picture of the information flow and the status quo of IS applications. The approaches taken for achieving supply chain agility through IS integration are also discussed through four dimensions of supply chain agility.


Original equipment manufacturer First tier supplier Supply chain agility Customer sensitivity Network integration Process integration Virtual integration IS integration Operational performance 


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  • Yi Wu
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  1. 1.BeijingChina

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