Purchasing category management: providing integration between purchasing and other business functions
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|Number of pages||18|
|Journal||International Journal of Procurement Management|
|Publication status||Published - 2018|
|Publication type||A1 Journal article-refereed|
management (PCM) affects cross-functional integration. We analysed purchasing category management practices through in-depth case-studies in four manufacturing firms in two types of industry. Our research contributes to the purchasing and supply management research in two ways. First, it addresses the role of purchasing category management in organising PSM in large manufacturing companies. Second, it elaborates on purchasing categories providing integration between purchasing and other business functions, suggesting how different mechanisms are needed for different contexts.
- purchasing; procurement; supply management; purchasing category; category management; purchasing category management; PCM; organisation; integration; organisational integration; cross-functional integration; case research