Agility in a project-oriented supply chain

Päivi Iskanius, Heli Helaakoski

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Abstract

This study contributes to the discussion on agility in supply chain management and provides a novel focus on the enterprise development. The object of this study is to develop an agile supply chain for the case business network, which is moving towards project-oriented business, where quick response is a key issue and agile practices more attractive. It is concluded that in project-oriented business, agility is necessary for competitiveness, and comprehensive implementation of information and communication technologies throughout the supply chain is of utmost importance in the development of an agile supply chain.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)358-372
Number of pages15
JournalInternational Journal of Management and Enterprise Development
Volume7
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2009
MoE publication typeA1 Journal article-refereed

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Agility
Supply chain
Agile supply chain
And supply chain management
Competitiveness
Business networks
Quick response
Enterprise development
Information and communication technology

Keywords

  • agent technology
  • agile supply chain
  • agility
  • enterprise development
  • project-oriented business
  • CI
  • continuous innovation
  • information systems integration

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Agility in a project-oriented supply chain. / Iskanius, Päivi; Helaakoski, Heli.

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