Document Type : Original Article


1 Associate Professor, Tehran University.

2 Assistant Professor, Shahid Chamran University Of Ahvaz.

3 Ms.c, Vali-E-Asr University Of Rafsanjan.


One of the important issues of automobile industry is supply chain collaboration. With regard to importance of information sharing issue as a key mechanism in the supply chain collaboration for top managers of Iranian automobile companies, a conceptual model has been developed for information sharing in supply chain collaboration. In this paper, after describing the research problem, information sharing concept with review of literature of information sharing have been presented. Then, with a detailed review of literature and previous research papers, an initial research framework and applied research method has been proposed. The main and final section of paper assigned to describing the result of research in different steps of qualitative modeling process. The agreed concepts those are related to information sharing in supply chain, the elicited and analyzed experts Cause Map, the elicited collective causal maps, and the final proposed model for supply chain of IKK Company are the modeling results for this paper.


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