Tactics at the category level of purchasing and supply management: sourcing levers, contingencies and performance

Doctoral thesis English OPEN
Hesping, Frank;
  • Publisher: Universiteit Twente
  • Subject: METIS-313199 | IR-98120

For the ‘front-line’ purchasing agent, it is obvious that not all categories of products and supplier relationships should be managed in the same way. Rather, in a modern category management approach, firms group similar products into ‘sourcing categories’ forming coher... View more
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