IDEAS home Printed from
MyIDEAS: Log in (now much improved!) to save this article

The Philosophy of Supply Chain Management in the New Economy: Net Readiness in the Net Supply Chain

Listed author(s):
  • Zbigniew Pastuszak

    (Lublin University of Technology, Poland)

Registered author(s):

    The internet has been described as breakthrough technology. Its use in business can drastically change the situation in the business sector leading traditional enterprise to collapse. In the era of the Digital Revolution, postindustrial society is evolving towards the information society creating the foundation of the New Economy. Its basic elements include globalization processes, massive implementation of Information Technology and the establishment of virtual enterprises. Implemented processes take the form of pro-active business that fosters innovation and personification of its market offer. Enterprises that utilize Internet infrastructure in their activities carry out a specific e-business model. Their key commodity is information. It is based on changing the traditional SCM into e-SCN as well as on creating the so-called ‘Internet value network.’ In order to be created, the enterprise has to be properly prepared for the new conditions, which is called net readiness. This article describes the characteristics of supply chains in the new economy, stresses the significance of information and effective business management in addition to a potential effect of the new economy on the market competitiveness of enterprises. Net readiness has been described here based on a study of a group of the biggest Polish businesses.

    If you experience problems downloading a file, check if you have the proper application to view it first. In case of further problems read the IDEAS help page. Note that these files are not on the IDEAS site. Please be patient as the files may be large.

    File URL:
    Download Restriction: no

    Article provided by University of Primorska, Faculty of Management Koper in its journal Managing Global Transitions.

    Volume (Year): 2 (2004)
    Issue (Month): 1 ()
    Pages: 15-30

    in new window

    Handle: RePEc:mgt:youmgt:v:2:y:2004:i:1:p:15-30
    Contact details of provider: Postal:
    Cankarjeva 5, SI-6104 Koper, PO BOX 345

    Phone: 05 610 20 00
    Fax: 05 610 20 15
    Web page:

    More information through EDIRC

    Order Information: Web: Email:

    No references listed on IDEAS
    You can help add them by filling out this form.

    This item is not listed on Wikipedia, on a reading list or among the top items on IDEAS.

    When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:mgt:youmgt:v:2:y:2004:i:1:p:15-30. See general information about how to correct material in RePEc.

    For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (Alen Jezovnik)

    If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc, we encourage you to do it here. This allows to link your profile to this item. It also allows you to accept potential citations to this item that we are uncertain about.

    If references are entirely missing, you can add them using this form.

    If the full references list an item that is present in RePEc, but the system did not link to it, you can help with this form.

    If you know of missing items citing this one, you can help us creating those links by adding the relevant references in the same way as above, for each refering item. If you are a registered author of this item, you may also want to check the "citations" tab in your profile, as there may be some citations waiting for confirmation.

    Please note that corrections may take a couple of weeks to filter through the various RePEc services.

    This information is provided to you by IDEAS at the Research Division of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis using RePEc data.