The Effect of Supply Chain Management Practices on Strategic Flexibility: Applied Study on the Jordanian Manufacturing Companies

Ahmad Nasser Abuzaid


The purpose of this study is to identify the impact of supply chain management practices on the strategic flexibility of Jordanian manufacturing companies listed in Amman stock exchange and working in international markets, which amount (47) companies. The sample of study composed of (93) managers working in the target companies. In order to achieve the study objectives, the researcher designed a questionnaire consisting of (32) paragraph to collect the required data from study sample. The multiple regression analysis was used to testing the hypotheses. Empirical results found that the supply chain management practices has a positive impact on strategic flexibility, and the highest impact was for the relationship with customers, while the lowest impact was for the quality of information sharing. Also the study results found that the information sharing level has the highest impact on market flexibility and the strategic partnership with supplier has the highest impact on production flexibility, while the relationship with customers has the highest impact on competitive flexibility.

Keywords: Supply Chain Management, Supply Chain Management Practices, Strategic Flexibility, Market Flexibility, Production Flexibility, Competitive Flexibility.

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