Supply chain management has been influenced greatly by e-business, so does coordination which is regarded as the core of supply chain management. The characteristics of supply chain management based on e-business are analyzed firstly, which describe that information transmission has been accelerated and the relation between enterprises has become not only competitive but also cooperative under e-business environment. Differences of coordination mechanism between tradition environment and e-business environment are compared secondly. Finally, according to market relation and competitive-cooperative relation between enterprises, the suitable coordination mechanisms based on e-business are put forward. The paper presents a framework to assist managers in adopting the suitable coordination mechanisms under different business environment.
Li, Sui-cheng; Cui, Xian-xia; and Liang, Gong-qian, "Coordination Mechanisms in the Supply Chain Based on E-business" (2004). ICEB 2004 Proceedings. 2.