Role of SMAC Stack on Competitive Advantage and Innovation with Supply Chain Performance

13 Pages Posted: 3 Feb 2017

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P. Verma

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kanpur

V. Kumar

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kanpur

R. R. K. Sharma

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kanpur

Date Written: December 8, 2016

Abstract

The paper investigates the relationship between SMAC capabilities in productivity, innovation and competitive advantage for supply chain performance. This paper shows how SMAC technologies insight into business issues to increase supply chain performances. So, the main objective is to develop a model to transform the organization into sustainable businesses. More specifically, authors developed a theoretical framework which finds that SMAC (Social media, Mobile, Analytics, and Cloud) capabilities have a positive impact on supply chain performance in terms of productivity, competitive advantage, and innovation. The paper draws from literature and experiential knowledge of other authors with the perspective of SMAC technologies in supply chain management to address the objective of the paper.

Keywords: SMAC, Supply Chain, Productivity, Innovation, Competitive Advantage

Suggested Citation

Verma, P. and Kumar, V. and Sharma, R. R. K., Role of SMAC Stack on Competitive Advantage and Innovation with Supply Chain Performance (December 8, 2016). University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka, 13th International Conference on Business Management (ICBM) 2016. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2910187 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2910187

P. Verma (Contact Author)

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kanpur ( email )

Kharagpur
Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh 208016
India

V. Kumar

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kanpur ( email )

Kharagpur
Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh 208016
India

R. R. K. Sharma

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kanpur ( email )

Kharagpur
Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh 208016
India

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