Using data envelopment analysis (DEA) as a tool for purchasing control

C.E. Sitar-Pop, L. de Boer

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    Abstract

    Today we observe an continuing challenge to develop performance measures that evaluate purchasing effectiveness relative to the organization's objectives and to extend conventional measurement systems to an entreprise-wide purchasing control function that detects the 'weak sports' in the purchasing function. In this paper we address the observed challenge by presenting a conceptual framework for purchasing control that identifies different possible control-configurations. Furthermore, we show how data envelopment (DEA), can be used as a supporting tool in purchasing control by explicitly relating the resources employed in purchasing to the goals achieved.
    Original languageEnglish
    Number of pages10
    Publication statusPublished - 2000
    Event9th Annual IPSERA Conference 2000 - University of West Ontario, London, United Kingdom
    Duration: 24 May 200027 May 2000
    Conference number: 9

    Conference

    Conference9th Annual IPSERA Conference 2000
    CountryUnited Kingdom
    CityLondon
    Period24/05/0027/05/00

    Keywords

    • IR-56086

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