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Shafiee M, Fallahi Ghiyasabadi L, Rezaee Z. A Study and survey of Social Capital Influence on Supply Chain Integration (Case study: Food Industry in Fars Province). ORMR. 2013; 3 (2) :43-65
URL: http://ormr.modares.ac.ir/article-28-7712-en.html
1- Assistant professor, Department of Industrial Management, Islamic Azad University, Shiraz Branch, Shiraz, Iran
2- MA. Of Industrial Management, Department of Industrial Management, Mehr-e-Alborz University, Tehran, Iran
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Supply chain Integration importance leads to this believe that some scholars express that the whole concept of supply chain management is derived from integration. Providing the basis for creation and effective continuation of supply chain management requires the recognition of main factors affecting the integration. Studies reveal that the organizations with higher levels of social capital are more successful than their rivals. So, the purpose of this study is to surveying Social Capital Influence on Supply Chain Integration. Considering the purpose, this study is applied research, and based on its research methodology, it is a correlation descriptive, and it is specifically based on the structural equation models. The population consisted of 435 organizations in food industry of Fars province in Iran, and via employing stratified sampling, 124 executives related to supply chain management were selected and the questionnaires were distributed and collected data were analyzed. This model suggests that five factors influence Supply Chain Integration, and the purpose of the research was to investigate the influence of social capital on these factors. The results indicated that the social capital has positive and direct relation with integration, communication pattern, trust and commitment and has no direct relation with power and attitude.  
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Received: 2013/07/15 | Accepted: 2014/05/6 | Published: 2014/08/23

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