The Impact of Existing Relationship and IT-based collaboration activities on the Performance of Supply chain: Focused on Absorptive Capacity

공급 사슬 참여 기업간 기존 거래 관계와 IT 기반 협업 활동이 공급 사슬 성과에 미치는 영향: 흡수 역량을 중심으로

  • 이원준 (성균관대학교 경영대학) ;
  • 박기우 (성균관대학교 경영대학) ;
  • 강윤정 (성균관대학교 경영대학)
  • Received : 2018.10.07
  • Accepted : 2018.11.21
  • Published : 2018.12.31


The purpose of this paper is examine the existing relations structure and IT use for collaboration activities on supply chain and their impacts on the performance of supply chain. This study made a design of the research model that was further constructed by integrating the relationship structure, IT exploration, IT exploitation, supply chain collaboration, absorptive capacity, and knowledge creation, efficiency and efficient. The survey data were collected from 378 companies, where firms are facing increased global competitive pressure and heavily utilize SCM to retain their competitive advantages. The authors validated a measurement model with structural equation modelling and tested eight hypotheses. As a result, the absorptive capacity was closely related to trust, IT exploitation and IT exploration, but supply chain collaboration. Examining the effect of supply chain collaboration with two types of absorptive capacity, the authors found positive effect on potential absorptive capacity, but a non-significant effect on realized absorptive capacity. This finding suggests that the improving performance of supply chain not only is related to the relations structure and IT use on supply chain, but also is closely related to the absorptive capacity.


Supported by : 한국연구재단


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