existing constrains. Both the content analysis and case study reveal that SCM systems are employed by organizations as a proactive, strategic tool rather than a passive management tool. This demonstrates the unique features of SCM systems. Because our study conducted a case study in one organization, the potential for generalization is not strong. We have confidence, however, that the results are applicable for most manufacturing companies in the FMCG industry. The next step of this research will focus on identifying the key factors affecting the benefit realization of SCM systems through further data collection and analysis. 9 Wang and Sedera: A Framework For Understanding The Benefits Of Supply Chain Manage Published by AIS Electronic Library (AISeL), 2011
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