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Digital Supply Chain: Survey of the Literature
Faisal Iddris
Pages - 47 - 61     |    Revised - 31-05-2018     |    Published - 30-06-2018
Volume - 9   Issue - 1    |    Publication Date - June 2018  Table of Contents
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KEYWORDS
Digital Supply Chain, Digitization, Coordination, Collaboration.
ABSTRACT
Purpose- the aim of this research is to provide accumulated body of prior knowledge of digital supply chain (DSC) and provide opportunities for further research.

Design/Methodology/approach-this study presents a literature review of 60 peer-reviewed articles from 2000-2017.

Findings-based on the analysis of the 60 articles, this paper finds that the main drivers of digital supply chain consist of technologies, digitization, integration, collaboration and coordination. The analysis reveals that the most dominant research method used is survey-type research (40.0 percent). The conclusion is that there is the need for researchers to employ qualitative case to empirically examine the development of DSC as this may lead to high level conceptualisation and theoretical development of the field. In addition, the analysis revealed that 73.3 percent of the articles fail to discuss any theoretical foundation. Thus, this review provides foundation for conceptualization and theory development in the field of digital supply chain.

Originality/value-there have been some reviews of supply chain management in general; none of them has addressed digital supply chain. Thus, the aim of this research is to provide accumulated body of prior knowledge of digital supply chain and provide opportunities for further research.
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Mr. Faisal Iddris
School of Business, Engineering and Science Halmstad, University Halmstad, Sweden - Sweden
faisal.iddris@hh.se