Publication Type:

Journal Article

Source:

Information Technology and People (ABDC - A Category), Emerald Publishing Limited, Volume 32, Issue 2, p.297-318 (2019)

URL:

https://www.emeraldinsight.com/doi/abs/10.1108/ITP-11-2017-0386

Keywords:

Business process management, Business value of IT, Resource-based view, Supply chain management

Abstract:

Purpose
The importance of big data analytics (BDA) on the development of supply chain (SC) resilience is not clearly understood. To address this, the purpose of this paper is to explore the impact of BDA management capabilities, namely, BDA planning, BDA investment decision making, BDA coordination and BDA control on SC resilience dimensions, namely, SC preparedness, SC alertness and SC agility.

Design/methodology/approach
The study relied on perceptual measures to test the proposed associations. Using extant measures, the scales for all the constructs were contextualized based on expert feedback. Using online survey, 249 complete responses were collected and were analyzed using partial least squares in SmartPLS 2.0.M3. The study targeted professionals with sufficient experience in analytics in different industry sectors for survey participation.

Findings
Results indicate BDA planning, BDA coordination and BDA control are critical enablers of SC preparedness, SC alertness and SC agility. BDA investment decision making did not have any prominent influence on any of the SC resilience dimensions.

Originality/value
The study is important as it addresses the contribution of BDA capabilities on the development of SC resilience, an important gap in the extant literature.

Cite this Research Publication

Dr. Santanu Mandal, “The Influence of Big Data Analytics Management Capabilities on Supply Chain Preparedness, Alertness and Agility: An Empirical Investigation”, Information Technology and People (ABDC - A Category), vol. 32, no. 2, pp. 297-318, 2019.