The Factors Influencing Executive Decisions about Adoption of SCM in Small and Medium-sized Enterprises

중소기업 최고경영층의 SCM 수용 의사결정 요인에 관한 연구

  • 유일 (순천대학교 경영통상학부) ;
  • 소순후 (한국콜센터산업정보연구소)
  • Published : 2004.09.30


Given the increasing of adoption of the SCM(Supply Chain Management), especially in small and medium-sized enterprises, this study aims at identifying the key influencing factors of small and medium-sized enterprises' SCM adoption. Based on prior research on innovation diffusion theory, TPB(Theory of Planned Behavior), and IT/EDI adoption in various organizations, a model of SCM adoption has been developed and empirically tested hypotheses based on the model. The model was tested using LISREL analysis on the sample collected from 127 small and medium-sized enterprises' top management. The results show that perceived behavioral control is found to have a significant positive effect on adoption intention, and attitude and subjective norm are also important determinants of SCM adoption intention in small and medium-sized enterprises. Implications of these findings are discussed for researchers and practitioners.


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