By Albert Y. Ha, Christopher S. Tang (eds.)
Sharing actual and well timed offer and insist info all through a provide chain can yield major functionality advancements to all participants of the provision chain. regardless of the advantages, many companies are reluctant to proportion info with their provide chain companions as a result of an unequal distribution of dangers, bills, and merits one of the companions. hence, incentive mechanisms needs to be in position to urge conversation, cooperation, and collaboration between all individuals of a provide chain.
The factor of data exchange/sharing has been tested through numerous researchers over the past 15-20 years. in spite of the fact that, there isn't any examine e-book that compiles a number of methods, analyses, key implications, in addition to destiny improvement of this sector. This e-book will function a instruction manual for researchers who're drawn to studying the state-of-the-art of the road of study during this quarter and discover open study issues during this sector.
Contributors, all best researchers, have devoted to offering 18 chapters, damaged into 4 targeted sections masking the worth of knowledge Sharing, Contracting and data, info Signaling, and Incentives for info Sharing.