Hariharan, Ganeshan (2019) Critical Success Factors for the Implementation of Supply Chain Management in SMEs. International Journal of Recent Technology and Engineering, 7 (5S3). pp. 540-543. ISSN 2277-3878

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The aim of this study is to find the critical success
factors (CSFs) for the successful implementation of supply chain management in auto-components-manufacturing units Small Medium Enterprises--(SMEs), in Coimbatore district. The research method used was descriptive analysis, and the primary data were by structured questionnaires collected from 60 respondents of SMEs. The data were analyzed using mean, standard deviation, rank and Cronbach’s Alpha. The findings show that ten CSFs namely, involvement of top management, collaboration with supply chain partners, information sharing, use of sophisticated technologies, less rigid production system, improvement in competitive priorities, long term goals, product differentiation, innovation as well as inventory Management, are
identified for a successful execution of SCM in SMEs. The result also shows that SMEs should focus more on product
differentiation, innovation and inventory management.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Supply Chain Management, SMEs, Auto components manufacturing companies
Divisions: PSG College of Arts and Science > Department of Management Sciences
Depositing User: Mr Team Mosys
Date Deposited: 03 Mar 2022 06:21
Last Modified: 03 Mar 2022 06:21
URI: http://ir.psgcas.ac.in/id/eprint/536

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