Antecedent and impacts of social capital in buyer supplier relationship: a study of Australian manufacturing firms

Mesbahuddin Chowdhury, Daniel Prajogo, Quamrul Alam

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Drawing on the social capital theory, this study explore the social capital-performance relationship by linking the antecedents, dimensions and impact of social capital and their consequence on buying firm’s performance. A sample size of 204 is used from Australian manufacturing firms to test the model. The result of structural equation modelling suggest that rationale perspective drives buying firms to develop social capital which in turn lead to develop supply chain collaboration and quality of knowledge and their overall impact improve the buying firm’s performance.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages1
Publication statusPublished - 2011
Event18th European Operations Management Association Conference - University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom
Duration: 3 Jul 20116 Jul 2011
Conference number: 18th


Conference18th European Operations Management Association Conference
Abbreviated titleEurOMA 2011
Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
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