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Information Visibility and Its Effect on Supply Chain Management Dynamics |

Parag Chandra Dutta, Pranab K. Dan, in International Journal of Information Technology and Management | IT & Management


In a supply-chain, acompany is linked to its upstream suppliers and downstream distributors asmaterials, information, and capital flow through the supply-chain. Informationvisibility – the availability of relevant information for making supply chain relateddecisions is an important concept in the context of supply chain management.The purpose of this paper is to identify the different dimensions ofinformation visibility and propose a framework based on the informationvisibility dimensions. The proposed framework can be used to evaluate supplychain information systems (SCIS) and their contribution towards informationvisibility in supply chains This paper also discusses the, several strategiesare examined for improving supply-chains in the industry.