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# Impact Assessment of ‘ICT Practices’ on ‘Supply Chain Management Performance’ in Automotive Industry in India

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• PAHER University India
• Junagadh Agricultural University, Gujarat, India
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In the era of COVID-19, most of the business declined and a huge loss of jobs due to no demand and automobile sector is not the exception. Nearly 7.5% of India’s GDP comes from the car industry, and supply chain is one of the key factors in a firm’s overall value creation. The efficient and effective supply chain is dependent on information and communication technologies (ICTs) at present, and hence, it implies that ICT is spine of SCM. The major objective of the study was to draw conclusions on how information and communications technology practices affect supply chain management performance in the Indian auto-sector. The outcomes state that ICT practices have high correlation and direct impact on SCM performance, however, it does not have much impact on operational performance. The research also suggested that better and more effective ICT practices result better supply chain performance. The limitation of the research was the respondents’ voluntary cooperation, and the ICT practices are limited to supply chain operational performance in various departments and functions only and not the applications in any vehicles.

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This research proposes to Develop the Online Learning to Enhancing Computational Thinking. The research design is model research about Model validation composed. The results collected both in quantitative and qualitative data. The data are analyzed and summarized by synthesizing the protocol, interpretating summaries and descriptive statistics. The outcomes of the study proved that 1) the model has validity in the learning contents, the media, and the design of the model. The model holds all six components whose quality is consistent with the synthesis of a theoretical framework and conceptual framework for designing and developing the online learning environments model. 2) the validity of this model is confirmed by the impact of the learning paradigm on students. The computational thinking shows that the students were able to create knowledge representation and understanding the programming. The students’ opinion towards Online Learning showed that the learning contents, the media, and the design are suitable and supported to enhance the Computational Thinking.