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Supply chain knowledge management: A literature review

Marra, M and Ho, W and Edwards, JS (2012) 'Supply chain knowledge management: A literature review.' Expert Systems with Applications, 39 (5). 6103 - 6110. ISSN 0957-4174

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Abstract

This paper aims to contribute to the debate on the role of knowledge management in supply chain management by reviewing the published literature. A total of 58 selected referred journal articles were systematically analyzed. This review identifies various theoretical and methodological characteristics of the way in which knowledge management applications are proposed in the supply chain context. The review shows that little evidence exists of the positive relation between the use of IT solutions and firms' performance. Some issues remain unexplored such as the problem of knowledge obsolescence in supply chain management. A deeper understanding of the knowledge accumulation process could give new insights. The paper concludes with some future directions for theory construction and empirical research. © 2011 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
Z Bibliography. Library Science. Information Resources > ZA Information resources > ZA4050 Electronic information resources
Divisions: Faculty of Social Sciences > Essex Business School
Faculty of Social Sciences > Essex Business School > Management Science and Entrepreneurship Group
Depositing User: Jim Jamieson
Date Deposited: 12 Nov 2015 16:14
Last Modified: 04 Feb 2019 16:15
URI: http://repository.essex.ac.uk/id/eprint/15393

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