Essays about: "Purchasing strategic management"

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  1. 1. Design and development of EQMS - An easy-to-use entry-level Quality Management System

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Produktionsekonomi

    Author : Christian Håkansson; [2023]
    Keywords : Easy quality management system; EQMS; Entry-level qaulity framework; Quality control management; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Background: In today’s business climate, companies need to make sure they have efficient resource management and that the quality of product and services fulfills the customers constant changing expectations, potential regulations, and global environmental policies. Possible approaches for companies to address this is through more strategic purchasing and earlier involvement of purchasers in processes and development projects. READ MORE

  2. 2. Market Intelligence within Software Procurement

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Innovationsteknik

    Author : Sofia Frändberg; Alina Liljeäng; [2022]
    Keywords : Market Intelligence; Software Markets; Software Procurement; Information Processing Theory; Information Requirements.; Technology and Engineering; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : With the dawn of the digital era, software solutions are becoming of increasingly strategic importance for corporations, and due to the complexity of the products and the huge lock-in effects which they often give rise to, software-procurement is growing into a critical activity. However, due to the phenomena of information overload, finding and making use of the right information when making strategic decisions is becoming increasingly difficult, resulting in the need for organizations to overlook their information processing capacities in order to ensure the quality of such selections. READ MORE

  3. 3. Purchasing Assessment Tool – Assessment and benchmarking of strategic purchaser skill set

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Teknisk logistik

    Author : Harald Österling; [2022]
    Keywords : Purchasing and supply management; Procurement; Competencies; Purchasing performance management PPM ; Strategic purchasing competencies; Competency assessment; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : According to studies, a strategically aligned purchasing strategy can increase both purchasing and business performance. The foundation for executing a strategically aligned purchasing strategy is the fact that strategic purchasing professionals inherit the relevant competencies and that organizations have tools to track purchasing professionals' performance. READ MORE

  4. 4. Managing Commodity Price Volatility : A Multi-Case Study

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för industriell teknik och management (ITM)

    Author : Erik Hällgren; Viktor Ljungdahl; [2022]
    Keywords : Commodity price volatility; raw material; strategic sourcing; Covid-19; supplier relationship management; product segmentation; escalator clause.; prisvolatilitet; råmaterial; strategiskt inköp; Covid-19; leverantörsrelationer; produktportfölj; råmaterialklausul.;

    Abstract : This study investigates possible ways of managing commodity price volatility from a purchasing perspective and how the applicability of tools depends on company specific circumstances. Covid-19 has created large disruptions in global supply chains and led to increased price volatility for virtually all commodities. READ MORE

  5. 5. Transformation towards strategic procurement : A multiple case study of companies undergoing a procurement transformation

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Industriell ekonomi

    Author : Frida Bergman; Jennifer Lindegren; [2022]
    Keywords : transformation; procurement; strategic procurement; procurement transformation; internal conditions.;

    Abstract : The global business context has created an increased need for procurement to become strategic. Strategic procurement revolves around integrating procurement with the rest of the company and ensuring that its goals are in line with the company’s objectives. Strategic procurement requires it to be included in strategic planning and implementation. READ MORE