Examining the Impact of Interorganizational Systems on Process Efficiency and Sourcing Leverage in Buyer-Supplier Dyads

@article{Saeed2005ExaminingTI,
  title={Examining the Impact of Interorganizational Systems on Process Efficiency and Sourcing Leverage in Buyer-Supplier Dyads},
  author={Khawaja Asjad Saeed and Manoj K. Malhotra and Varun Grover},
  journal={Decis. Sci.},
  year={2005},
  volume={36},
  pages={365-396}
}
Manufacturing firms are increasingly seeking cost and other competitive advantages by tightly coupling and managing their relationship with suppliers. Among other mechanisms, interorganizational systems (IOS) that facilitate boundary-spanning activities of a firm enable them to effectively manage different types of buyer–supplier relationships. This study integrates literature from the operations and information systems fields to create a joint perspective in understanding the linkages between… 

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