Procedure for modeling and improving e-SCM processes

Boonyathan, Patcharee and Al-Hakim, Latif (2007) Procedure for modeling and improving e-SCM processes. In: E-supply chain technologies and management. Premier Reference Source. Information Science Reference (IGI Global), Hershey, PA, United States, pp. 1-21. ISBN 978-1-59904-255-8


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Today's managers are turning to the functions of the supply chain to improve margins and gain competitive advantage. The explosion of the Internet and other e-business technologies has made real-time, on-line communication throughout the entire supply chain a reality. Electronic supply chain management (eSCM) is a reference to the supply chain that is structured via electronic technology-enabled relationships. This research concentrates on the development of procedure referred to as eSCM-I for eSCM process improvement. The procedure focuses on process mapping and relies on principles of coordination theory. It is based on SCOR to standardise the process and take advantages of this techniques of benchmarking/best practices potential. The procedure employs IDEF0 technique for mapping the processes.

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Item Type: Book Chapter (Commonwealth Reporting Category B)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Permanent restricted access to paper due to publisher copyright restrictions.
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Business - School of Management and Marketing
Date Deposited: 11 Oct 2007 01:06
Last Modified: 19 Sep 2016 01:34
Uncontrolled Keywords: IDEF0; electronic supply chain; process mapping; SCOR; standardisation
Fields of Research : 15 Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services > 1503 Business and Management > 150301 Business Information Management (incl. Records, Knowledge and Information Management, and Intelligence)
15 Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services > 1503 Business and Management > 150309 Logistics and Supply Chain Management
08 Information and Computing Sciences > 0806 Information Systems > 080608 Information Systems Development Methodologies
Socio-Economic Objective: B Economic Development > 91 Economic Framework > 9104 Management and Productivity > 910406 Technological and Organisational Innovation

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