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Surviving Supply Chain Integration: Strategies for Small Manufacturers
There were 99 completed questionnaires, one of which was from a very small enterprise whose owners and employees only participate in the company on a part-time basis. The data from this company was not included in the database. Hence, the total sample size is 98.
TABLE A-1 General Characteristics
Number of Responses
Annual sales ($ million)
Number of employees
Sales to top three customers as a percentage of total sales
Percentage of transactions with customers performed electronically
Extent to which customers share product and technology plans (1 [low] to 5 [high])