The effect of supply chain agility in mediation of absorptive capacity and competitive advantage

A case study of modern cafes and restaurants

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https://doi.org/10.20525/ijrbs.v11i5.1836

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Absorptive Capacity, Supply Chain Agility, Competitive Advantage, Mediator, Structural Equation Modeling

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This study aims to investigate the implementation of supply chain agility in mediating the relationship between absorptive capacity and competitive advantage. The object of this study was some cafes and modern restaurants that have over 500 Instagram followers, while the subjects of this study were individuals that manage the cafes and restaurants. The data of three variables of this study were collected using a valid and reliable questionnaire. The data were analyzed using Structural Equation Modeling (SEM) which is a statistical analysis technique that incorporates factor analysis and simultaneous equations. The analysis was performed using AMOS 22.0. The results indicated that absorptive capacity has a positive and significant effect on supply chain agility, while supply chain agility has a positive and significant effect on competitive advantage, absorptive capacity has a positive and significant effect on competitive advantage, and supply chain agility has a positive and significant effect in mediating the relationship between absorptive capacity and competitive advantage.

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2022-06-29

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Isfianadewi, D., & Muhammad Haryo Anindityo. (2022). The effect of supply chain agility in mediation of absorptive capacity and competitive advantage: A case study of modern cafes and restaurants. International Journal of Research in Business and Social Science (2147- 4478), 11(5), 545–555. https://doi.org/10.20525/ijrbs.v11i5.1836

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