Investigating the Supply Chain Strategies and Information System Strategies Alignment and its Effects on Supply Chain Management Performance (Case Study: Manufacturing Firms in Khuzestan Province, Iran)

Document Type: Research Paper

Authors

1 Assistant Prof. Management Faculty, Shahid Chamran University, Ahvaz, Iran

2 MA, Business Management Faculty, Shahid Chamran University, Ahvaz, Iran

3 Associate Prof. Management Faculty, Shahid Chamran University, Ahvaz, Iran

Abstract

The purpose of the present study is to investigate the supply chain strategies and information system strategies alignment and the impact of these two strategies on supply chain management performance of manufacturing firms in Khuzestan province. The population of this applied research consisted of 1716 manufacturing firms and with using Cochran's formula for limited society, 231 firms were selected. Statistical unit of society were the purchasing / logistic managers of said firms and research questionnaire was distributed to them for each firm. The data collection instrument is Qrunfleh (2010) questionnaire, which its content validity was evaluated through experts and academics and its construct validity was confirmed through confirmatory factor analysis. Structural equation models and SPSS 22 have been used in order to analysis the data. The results showed that, all components of supply chain strategies (lean, agile and hybrid) have a positive and significant impact on supply chain management performance and the moderate role of Information system strategies (efficient, flexible and comprehensive) on supply chain management Performance also conformed.

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