Applications of Agent-Based Technology as Coordination and Cooperation in the Supply Chain Based E-Business

Applications of Agent-Based Technology as Coordination and Cooperation in the Supply Chain Based E-Business

Golenur Begum Huq (University of Western Sydney, Australia) and Robyn Lawson (University of Western Sydney, Australia)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-60566-056-1.ch052
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Abstract

This chapter explores the utilization of a multiagent system in the field of supply chain management for electronic business. It investigates the coordination and cooperation processes, and proposes and discusses a newly developed model for an enhanced and effective cooperation process for e-business. The contribution made by this research provides a theoretical solution and model for agents that adopt the enhanced strategy for e-business. Both large organizations and SMEs will benefit by increasing and expanding their businesses globally, and by participating and sharing with business partners to achieve common goals. As a consequence, the organizations involved will each earn more profit.

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