Knowledge transfer: The facilitating attributes in supply chain partnerships

Qile He, David Gallear, Abby Ghobadian

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Abstract

This article examines the operational characteristics of supply-chain partnerships and identifies the relational attributes that cultivate knowledge transfer in such partnerships. A set of theoretical propositions are developed. A case study of a computer manufacturer's supply chain was conducted to examine their validity. The findings support the view that trust, commitment, interdependence, shared meaning, and balanced power facilitate knowledge transfer in supply-chain partnerships, and that knowledge transfer should be treated as a dynamic multistage process.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)57-70
Number of pages13
JournalInformation Systems Management
Volume28
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 11 Jan 2011

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Keywords

  • supply-chain partnership
  • transactional relationships
  • knowledge transfer
  • theoretical propositions
  • case study

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Knowledge transfer: The facilitating attributes in supply chain partnerships. / He, Qile; Gallear, David; Ghobadian, Abby.

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He, Qile ; Gallear, David ; Ghobadian, Abby. / Knowledge transfer: The facilitating attributes in supply chain partnerships. In: Information Systems Management. 2011 ; Vol. 28, No. 1. pp. 57-70.
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