An Investigation on the Research Topics in Relation to Information Systems in Supply Chain Management

  • Younjung Kim
  • Young-Ho Lee
  • Kyung-Yong Chung
  • Kang-Dae Lee
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 215)


This study is designed to investigate the trend of information systems (IS) research in relation to supply chain management (SCM). The purpose of this research is to predicthow IS research is likely to evolve in the near future and to suggest to which direction it should be further conducted. We attempted to investigate the previous research topics about information systems in the fields of SCM on the basis of 96 journal articles published between the year of 2006 and 2010 including the database of ScienceDirect. The most frequently appeared keywords in the titles and abstracts were searched by two different categories: “business, management and account” and “decision science”. As a result we found that the most popular research topics appeared in the articles were “impacts of IS on the performance of SC and enterprise”“framework and model of IS in SCM”. We also suggested the future research implications of the current research trend or preference. This study academically and practically contributes to deepening our understanding of the on-going issues discussed on the current IS papers in the field of SCMby suggesting the future direction of studies.


Information system Supply chain management Keywords Trend Future direction 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Younjung Kim
    • 1
  • Young-Ho Lee
    • 2
  • Kyung-Yong Chung
    • 3
  • Kang-Dae Lee
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PackagingYonsei UniversityWonjuSouth Korea
  2. 2.Department of Computer ScienceGachon University of Medicine and ScienceYeonsu-guSouth Korea
  3. 3.Department of Computer Information EngineeringSangji UniversityWonjuSouth Korea

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