Business Analytics in Supply Chains - The Contingent Effect of Business Process Maturity
Marcos Paulo Valadares de Oliveira
Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG) - Center for Post Graduation and Research in Administration (CEPEAD)
affiliation not provided to SSRN
University of Ljubljana - Faculty of Economics
November 23, 2011
Expert Systems with Applications, 2012
The paper analyzes the effect of the use of business analytics on supply chain performance. It investigates the changing information processing needs at different supply chain process maturity levels. The effects of analytics in each Supply Chain Operations Reference areas (Plan, Source, Make and Deliver) are analyzed with various statistical techniques. A worldwide sample of 788 companies from different industries is used. The results indicate the changing impact of business analytics use on performance, meaning that companies on different maturity levels should focus on different areas. The theoretical and practical implications of these findings are thoroughly discussed.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 25Accepted Paper Series
Date posted: November 25, 2011
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