Fortune Nwaiwu, Felicita Chromjaková
​Department of Industrial Engineering, Tomas Bata University, Czech Republic
2nd International Scientific Conference – EMAN 2018 – Economics and Management: How to Cope With Disrupted Times, Ljubljana – Slovenia, March 22, 2018, CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS published by: Association of Economists and Managers of the Balkans, Belgrade, Serbia; Faculty of Management Koper, Slovenia; Doba Business School – Maribor, Slovenia; Integrated Business Faculty –  Skopje, Macedonia; Faculty of Management – Zajecar, Serbia, ISBN 978-86-80194-11-0


Purpose/Motivation: The research assessed the state of supply chain management of companies in the Czech Republic.
Problem: To identify the current state, and to analyse how digitalisation is transforming supply change management in the Czech Republic.
Methods: A quantitative methodological process was adopted to analyse data gathered through an online questionnaire, and simple statistical analysis was used to assess the proposed hypothesis.
Results: The results showed that the current supply chain operations are relatively sophisticated based on current production IT. However, the level of digitalisation is still quite low.
Conclusions: Based on the results and considering the limitations faced when conducting the research, further research effort is recommended to ensure a much deeper level of assessment of the depth of digitalisation within the supply chain industry in the Czech Republic.


Key words

digitalisation, digital transformation, supply chain, digital supply chain, qualitative research


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