Abstract—in order to achieve efficient supply chain integration for the processes or activities; the organizations should recognize and understand all the integration challenges of supply chain. Our goal in this paper is to answer the following question, what are the supply chain integration challenges? The reason behind introducing those challenges is the absence of a single source in the literature able to present all those challenges in an organized and complete manner. This work is needed to integrate all supply chain integration challenges research findings. This paper contributes to the supply chain integration literature by two things, firstly; it will deliver all supply chain integration challenges in an organized and complete manner. Secondly; it will provide a new classification that encompasses all the supply chain integration challenges.
Index Terms—Supply chain, Supply chain integration, challenges of supply chain integration.
Hussain A.H. Awad, Author is Assistant professor, Faculty of information system and technology, University of Banking and Financial Sciences, Amman/Jordan (phone: 00962795134334; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org).
Mohammad Othman Nassar, Author is Assistant professor, Faculty of information system and technology, University of Banking and Financial Sciences, Amman/ Jordan (phone:00962788780593; e-mail:email@example.com).
Cite: Hussain A.H Awad, Mohammad Othman Nassar, " A Broader view of the Supply Chain Integration Challenges," International Journal of Innovation, Management and Technology vol. 1, no. 1, pp. 51-55, 2010.