UNDERSTANDING THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN PROCUREMENT PERFORMANCE AND E-PROCUREMENT SYSTEMS IMPLEMENTATION

Antonio Soares Aguiar, K. (Ram) Ramamurthy, Antonio Palma Reis

Abstract

Information Technology (IT) can help generate a positive contribution, not only to the economic growth but also to a better environment. In this context, our paper aims to analyze the role of electronic procurement systems (EPS) implementation and use on the firm’s green procurement performance. We propose a conceptual model to explain the role of EPS Implementation on procurement performance where the environment component is also included. We hypothesize that: (1) procurement performance is affected by the extent of EPS implementation success; and (2) the relationship between EPS implementation success and procurement performance is moderated by both the power balance (between the focal firm and its suppliers) as well as the extent of internal and external systems integration. Additionally we propose a research methodology to empirically test the conceptual model and associated hypotheses.

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Soares Aguiar A., Ramamurthy K. and Palma Reis A. (2010). UNDERSTANDING THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN PROCUREMENT PERFORMANCE AND E-PROCUREMENT SYSTEMS IMPLEMENTATION . In Proceedings of the Multi-Conference on Innovative Developments in ICT - Volume 1: ICGREEN, (INNOV 2010) ISBN 978-989-8425-15-7, pages 32-38. DOI: 10.5220/0002960900320038


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@conference{icgreen10,
author={Antonio Soares Aguiar and K. (Ram) Ramamurthy and Antonio Palma Reis},
title={UNDERSTANDING THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN PROCUREMENT PERFORMANCE AND E-PROCUREMENT SYSTEMS IMPLEMENTATION},
booktitle={Proceedings of the Multi-Conference on Innovative Developments in ICT - Volume 1: ICGREEN, (INNOV 2010)},
year={2010},
pages={32-38},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0002960900320038},
isbn={978-989-8425-15-7},
}


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TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the Multi-Conference on Innovative Developments in ICT - Volume 1: ICGREEN, (INNOV 2010)
TI - UNDERSTANDING THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN PROCUREMENT PERFORMANCE AND E-PROCUREMENT SYSTEMS IMPLEMENTATION
SN - 978-989-8425-15-7
AU - Soares Aguiar A.
AU - Ramamurthy K.
AU - Palma Reis A.
PY - 2010
SP - 32
EP - 38
DO - 10.5220/0002960900320038