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Construct validation of supply chain management in cooperative

Idris, Nurjihan and Arshad, Fatimah Mohamed and Radam, Alias and Ali, Noor Azman (2009): Construct validation of supply chain management in cooperative.


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This study attempts to analyze construct in supply chain and to determine which construct contribute to performance of agricultural cooperatives in Malaysia. The primary data is collected via questionnaire from top level management of agricultural cooperatives using 5-item Likert scale. Factor analysis and structural equations modeling were used to analyze the data. Findings show that cooperatives places importance on quality and technology, logistic, supplier and governance. As a whole, supply chain is significance in determining performance. However, governance alone is not significant in determining performance. The empirical result could be used to improve further studies in supply chain management.

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