Firms have been seeking the strategies for technologies adoption to improve the internal performance and to streamline the processes with both partners. Emerging IT and manufacturing technology are the main driving forces. To form competitive strategies, the companies need to know the current situation, the projected position, and the technology to adopt to achieve the goal. A framework of strategy position map is presented to locate, set and move company’s strategy position based on IT adoption and corporate focus. Case studies on the firms from different parts in the supply chain for various industrial sectors demonstrate the applications of the proposed framework. The paper provides a discussion on the issues of observations, guidelines, components selection, and implications. The paper concludes strategy position map can help companies to form the strategy for supply chain management, and highlights the challenging coordination for intra-firm and inter-firm strategy formation.
Yen, Benjamin, "Strategy Formation Framework for Technology Adoption in Supply Chain Management" (2009). ICEB 2009 Proceedings (Macau, SAR China). 109.