Information Sharing in Construction Supply Chain


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In order to improve information asymmetry in construction supply chain and keep effective information among parties involved sharing seamlessly, current narrow sense understanding of information sharing in construction industry is summarized firstly; then broaden content and essence of information sharing in construction supply chain is pointed out, that is not only information sharing which can be improved by information technology included, but some asymmetric information which caused by different parties own interest also included in sharing scope. Information sharing is process of making information symmetrical to each party. Conclusion is given that information sharing is basis for adding value to whole construction supply chain under the condition of risk & profit sharing.



Key Engineering Materials (Volumes 426-427)

Edited by:

Dunwen Zuo, Hun Guo, Guoxing Tang, Weidong Jin, Chunjie Liu and Chun Su






J. Zhao and S.Z. Ding, "Information Sharing in Construction Supply Chain", Key Engineering Materials, Vols. 426-427, pp. 249-253, 2010

Online since:

January 2010





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