Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://doi.org/10.21256/zhaw-20020
Publication type: Conference paper
Type of review: Peer review (abstract)
Title: Towards a better understanding of the value of blockchains in supply chain management
Authors : Lustenberger, Michael
Spychiger, Florian
Malesevic, Sasa
et. al : No
DOI : 10.1007/978-3-030-44322-1_8
10.21256/zhaw-20020
Proceedings: Information Systems : 16th European, Mediterranean, and Middle Eastern Conference, Proceedings
Pages : 101
Pages to: 112
Conference details: 16th European Mediterranean and Middle Eastern Conference on Information Systems, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 9-10 December 2019
Issue Date: 2020
Series : Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing
Series volume: 381
Publisher / Ed. Institution : Springer
Publisher / Ed. Institution: Cham
ISBN: 978-3-030-44321-4
978-3-030-44322-1
ISSN: 1865-1348
1865-1356
Language : English
Subject (DDC) : 658.5: Production management
Abstract: Whether or not blockchain technology adds value to supply chains is a highly controversial topic. It has been lauded as the technology that brings transparency and efficiency to supply chains. However, others find this view overly optimistic. In this paper, we aim to add more insight into the issue by applying an action design research approach. We develop and evaluate two artifacts in collaboration with companies and use the results to conclude how blockchain technology can help overcome issues in the current supply chain information flow. It shows that blockchains can provide a shared trust base and a common standard that allows for increased information exchange between supply chain partners. Based on our findings, we propose a research agenda for studying blockchain technology with a stronger focus on governance mechanism and transparency issues.
URI: https://digitalcollection.zhaw.ch/handle/11475/20020
Fulltext version : Published version
License (according to publishing contract) : Licence according to publishing contract
Restricted until : 2021-04-18
Departement: School of Management and Law
Organisational Unit: Center for Enterprise Development (ZUE)
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