Knowledge management in supply chain: An empirical study from France

Karine Evrard Samuel, Marie Lyne Goury, Angappa Gunasekaran, Alain Spalanzani

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Supply chain management has assumed a leading operations strategy position in both manufacturing and service industries, and over the past 10 years companies have seriously implemented supply chain management strategies in their organizations. Knowledge management (KM) is a major enabler of supply chain management, and is a critical element in information intensive and multi-cultured enterprise environments. Realizing the importance of knowledge management in supply chain (SC), an attempt has been made in this paper to propose a conceptual framework for KM in SC and to validate the framework with help of an empirical study conducted with French companies. Finally, a summary of findings and conclusions is presented for KM in SC.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)283-306
Number of pages24
JournalJournal of Strategic Information Systems
Issue number3
StatePublished - Sep 2011

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Management Information Systems
  • Information Systems
  • Information Systems and Management


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