Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to examine the mediating role of immediate performance outcomes on the relationship between dimensions of supply chain integration (SCI) and financial performance. Design/methodology/approach: This study tests the proposed model linking dimensions of SCI, immediate performance outcomes and financial performance using structural equation modeling on a sample of Indian manufacturing companies. Findings: The findings suggest that the relationship between dimensions of SCI and firm performance is fully mediated through the immediate performance outcomes. Originality/value: This study deals with the potential benefits of SCI, especially in developing countries like India, where a little research has been done in this area. Also, this study provides support to practitioners that SCI is an effective way of improving both supply chain performance and financial performance.
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Business and International Management
- Strategy and Management