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Title: Surveying the effects of CKMP of strategic managers on supply chain performance in Iran oil industry

Authors: Mahdi Abbas Taher; Reza Bandarian; Mohammad Reza Sadeghi Moghadam

Addresses: MBA Department, Faculty of Management, Tehran University, Nasr Bridge, Tehran, Iran ' Business Development Department, Research Institute of Petroleum Industry, West Blvd. Azadi Sports Complex, P.O. Box 14665-137, Tehran, Iran ' Faculty of Management, Tehran University, Tehran, Iran

Abstract: The argument attempts to elaborate the study of the effect of collaborative knowledge management practice (CKMP) on supply chain performance (SCP) in Iranian oil industry to find out the relation of organisational infrastructure, and elements of knowledge management practice in Iranian oil industry. This study is conducted among the 120 managers who work at the oil companies. The self-administrated questionnaire was performed to gather data and to process and analyse the data descriptive and inferential statistics were used. The findings illustrated that the success of collaborative KMP is created on: 1) organisational factors like managerial engagement, supportive culture, employee devotedness; 2) technology capability to handle like large scale inter organisational system; 3) facilitating environmental factors like high operational uncertainty and collaborative trading partners; 4) compatible knowledge bases of all parties. Likewise, the outcome indicates that collaborating with each trading partners in KM can enhance the knowledge quality, integration with partners and SCP.

Keywords: collaborative knowledge management practice; CKMP; supply chain performance; SCP; oil industry.

DOI: 10.1504/IJBPSCM.2017.083885

International Journal of Business Performance and Supply Chain Modelling, 2017 Vol.9 No.1, pp.28 - 41

Available online: 18 Apr 2017 *

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