Title: Challenges for electronic data interchange in becoming a global competitive tool

Authors: Ranjan B. Kini

Addresses: Division of Business & Economics, Indiana University Northwest, Gary, IN 46408, USA

Abstract: Lately, managers have been waving the flag about electronic data interchange (EDI) as a |strategic weapon| in global competition. It is an innovative tool useful for accurate and timely interchange of business information. The major focus of EDI is |business| related, not technology related. In this paper, these |business| related issues, their complexity and challenges for harmonisation in the global business context are discussed.

Keywords: global competition; electronic data interchange; global EDI; global information systems; global business.

DOI: 10.1504/IJCAT.1995.062416

International Journal of Computer Applications in Technology, 1995 Vol.8 No.3/4, pp.243 - 252

Published online: 05 Jun 2014 *

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