CORPORATE CULTURE: A NEW CHALLENGE TO E-SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS

Khalid Al-Mutawah, Vincent Lee, Yen Cheung

Abstract

The dynamic nature of today’s marketplace makes the survival of individual organizations too difficult. Therefore, researchers are seeking new opportunities on forming collaborative networks like supply chains (SCs). Nonetheless, the transition from competitive to cooperative relationships has been difficult for many managers, as the necessary changes in corporate culture have proven quite difficult, thus organizations will have considerable difficulties in partnering with external entities if they cannot develop a partnering culture. Consequently, new research suggests traditional SCs with long-term relationships continue to exist, under a new name of alliances called “e-supply chains”. One of the primary benefits of the e-SC is that it allows firms to realize many benefits that were associated with the electronic business, yet in a SC management context. The purpose of this research is to identify the aforementioned cultural challenge on e-SCs context. To achieve this we will investigate two case studies; where one represents an e-SC and another for a traditional SC. A comparison between the two cases, suggests that e-SCs are less effective by changes on corporate culture than traditional SCs when forming SCs.

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Al-Mutawah K., Lee V. and Cheung Y. (2007). CORPORATE CULTURE: A NEW CHALLENGE TO E-SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS . In Proceedings of the Ninth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 4: ICEIS, ISBN 978-972-8865-91-7, pages 279-282. DOI: 10.5220/0002364602790282


in Bibtex Style

@conference{iceis07,
author={Khalid Al-Mutawah and Vincent Lee and Yen Cheung},
title={CORPORATE CULTURE: A NEW CHALLENGE TO E-SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS},
booktitle={Proceedings of the Ninth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 4: ICEIS,},
year={2007},
pages={279-282},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0002364602790282},
isbn={978-972-8865-91-7},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the Ninth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 4: ICEIS,
TI - CORPORATE CULTURE: A NEW CHALLENGE TO E-SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS
SN - 978-972-8865-91-7
AU - Al-Mutawah K.
AU - Lee V.
AU - Cheung Y.
PY - 2007
SP - 279
EP - 282
DO - 10.5220/0002364602790282