Supply chain knowledge management:a literature review

Marra, Marianna, Ho, William and Edwards, John (2012). Supply chain knowledge management:a literature review. Expert Systems with Applications, 39 (5), pp. 6103-6110.

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.

Publication DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.eswa.2011.11.035
Divisions: Aston Business School > Operations & information management
Aston Business School > Operations & information management research group
Aston Business School
Additional Information: NOTICE: this is the author’s version of a work that was accepted for publication in Expert systems with applications. Changes resulting from the publishing process, such as peer review, editing, corrections, structural formatting, and other quality control mechanisms may not be reflected in this document. Changes may have been made to this work since it was submitted for publication. A definitive version was subsequently published in Marra, M, Ho, W & Edwards, J, 'Supply chain knowledge management: A literature review' Expert systems with applications, vol. 39, no. 5 (2012) DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.eswa.2011.11.035
Uncontrolled Keywords: Artificial Intelligence,Computer Science Applications,Engineering(all)
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Published Date: 2012-04
Authors: Marra, Marianna
Ho, William
Edwards, John ( 0000-0003-3979-017X)

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