This study aims to empirically investigate the influence of levels of supply chain
integration (SCI) as a moderating variable on the relationship between corporate
competitive capabilities (CCC) and business performance. Data was collected from a
postal questionnaire from 135 Malaysian manufacturing SMEs. The data was tested
using confirmatory factor analysis, cluster analysis and multi-group SEM analysis.
The findings confirm that the levels of SCI in a given firm moderate the relationship
between CCC and business performance for that firm. The study also contributes to
the body of knowledge by expanding the understanding of levels of SCI as a