Purchasing and Supplier Involvement in Process Improvement: A Source of Competitive Advantage - Does purchasing play the same role in process improvement as it does it new product development? According to the research results, processes contribute to competitive advantage and purchasing plays a major role, along with suppliers, in process development and improvement
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The journal of supply chain management : a global review of purchasing and supply. - Hoboken, NJ : Wiley-Blackwell, ISSN 1523-2409, ZDB-ID 14635690. - Vol. 35.1999, 4, p. 42-50
Purchasing and Supplier Involvement: Issues and Insights Regarding New Product Success - Based on a survey of purchasing managers, the authors conclude that a firm's strategic orientation, competitive environment, purchasing involvement, and supplier involvement affect new product success
McGinnis, Michael A., (1999)
Managing Supplier Involvement in Process Improvement in Manufacturing - This research examines strategies for maximizing supplier contributions to process development-improvement in manufacturing organizations. Based on survey research with senior purchasing managers, the authors conclude that supplier contributions are facilitated when the firm processes are a source of competitive advantage, ...
McGinnis, Michael A., (2001)
MacGinnis, Michael A., (2010)
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