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Supply chain management practices - IT utilisation alignment: impact on supply chain performance and firm performance

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Supply chain management practices - IT utilisation alignment : impact on supply chain performance and firm performance. / Qrunfleh, Sufian; Tarafdar, Monideepa.

In: International Journal of Business Information Systems, Vol. 18, No. 4, 2015, p. 364-389.

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Qrunfleh, Sufian ; Tarafdar, Monideepa. / Supply chain management practices - IT utilisation alignment : impact on supply chain performance and firm performance. In: International Journal of Business Information Systems. 2015 ; Vol. 18, No. 4. pp. 364-389.

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