Performance Evaluation of Intelligent Agricultural Supply Chain Based on Structural Equation Model




SC function, Structural equation model, Digital technology, Information sharing, Big data


To solve the problems of unstable chain and poor supply chain (SC) function in the China’s agriculture industry, the relevant study is carried out on the function evaluation of the sustainable agricultural SC by structural equation modelling (SEM) under the background of digital technology. Primarily, the analysis is implemented on the research status of the sustainable SC and SC function. Then, starting with the relationship among big data (BD) application, information sharing, and sustainable SC function of agricultural production, a function evaluation model is implemented for the sustainable SC of SEM-based agricultural production. Next, a questionnaire is designed for the research on the impact of BD applications on the function of the sustainable agricultural SC. Ultimately, the statistical analysis of the obtained data reveals the correlation between the interaction and influence among the BD application, information sharing, and sustainable SC function of agricultural production. The results show that the BD application dimension, information sharing dimension, and all sub-dimensions have is beneficial to the function of the agricultural sustainable SC. The application of multidimensional cloud technology in BD has no obvious relationship with the dimensionality and level of information sharing, and the relationship between other corresponding dimensions shows a significant positive impact. A referenceable method is provided for the practice of sustainable SC management of agricultural production.


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Zhang, Y., & Li, N. (2024). Performance Evaluation of Intelligent Agricultural Supply Chain Based on Structural Equation Model . Decision Making: Applications in Management and Engineering, 7(2), 101–118.