The Fostering Role of Information Technology on SMEs' Strategic Purchasing, Logistics Integration and Business Performance

Scholarly concerns about the fostering role of Information Technology (IT) in supply chain management have increased dramatically over the past decades. Nevertheless, there are significant issues yet to be addressed and resolved, one of which relates to the influences of IT on strategic purchasing, logistics integration and business performance in the context of Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs). In view of the importance of IT in today's business world, and supply chain management in particular, the current paper seeks to investigate the influence of IT on SMEs' performance and the mediating role of strategic purchasing and logistics integration.

Provided by: University of Sofia Topic: Software Date Added: May 2013 Format: PDF

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