Influencing Factors of Communication in Buyer-Supplier Partnership
Inter-organizational communication has been documented as a critical factor in promoting collaboration among firms. However, the influencing factors of communication remain unclear. Based on social exchange theory, this paper explores the influencing factors of communication in the context of buyer-supplier partnership. The results show that trust, commitment and dependence are positively associated with communication in buyer-supplier partnership.
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