The Effect of Supply Chain Management Processes on Competitive Advantage and Organizational Performance (Case Study: Food Industries based in West Azerbaijan Province)

Ahmad Jafarnejad Chaghooshi, Taher Roshandel Arbatani, Babak Samadi

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Supply chain management, manufacturing organizations can be a factor for managers to enhance the company's position and the organization was very useful And the competitive space that is required of managers of small businesses were created position of superiority over other companies and their competitors benefit. This study examined the effects of supply chain management processes as a competitive advantage and organizational performance of companies operating in the food industry in Western Azerbaijan province, Therefore, the nature of the problem and the target is applied research. Data collection was performed using a questionnaire. The population studied consisted of senior managers in the food industry, West Azerbaijan Province, which are 150 and 108 in accordance with the standard sample is selected Morgan. To analyze and evaluate the normality of the data of one-dimensional Kolmogorov-Smirnov test was used to test the hypothesis using structural equation modeling. Test results showed that the correlation between competitive advantage, supply chain management processes and organizational performance, there is a significant positive relationship. The results showed that the implementation of supply chain management processes of the organization has no significant effect on performance; however, the implementation of supply chain management processes on a high level of competitive advantage and a significant positive impact on the performance of the organization as well as high levels of competitive advantage has a significant positive impact.


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