Search for dissertations about: "e-procurement"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 6 swedish dissertations containing the word e-procurement.

  1. 1. Project-based E-procurement : towards strategic purchasing in the Swedish construction industry

    Author : Johan Ouchterlony; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : E-procurement; construction industry; strategic purchasing; project based; TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIKVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : The purpose of this study is to describe and analyse the use of E-procurement and the development towards Strategic Purchasing in the Swedish Construction Industry.The rationale behind this study is to bring out the potential for large decentralized finns, such as large construction companies, to exercise strategic purchasing which I have chosen to define as a more centralized approach to the purchasing function in order to enhance all relative benefits for large organizations. READ MORE

  2. 2. XML-based frameworks for Internet commerce and an implementation of B2B e-procurement

    Author : Yuxiao Zhao; Kristian Sandahl; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; E-commerce; XML; ebXML; eCo Framework; UDDI; SOAP; BizTalk; cXML; ICE; Open Applications Group; RosettaNet; Wf-XML; OFX; VoiceXML; RDF; WSDL and xCBL; B2B e-procurement system; Computer science; Datavetenskap;

    Abstract : It is not easy to apply XML in e-commerce development for achieving interoperability in heterogeneous environments. One of the reasons is a multitude of XML-based Frameworks for Internet Commerce (XFIC), or industrial standards. This thesis surveys 15 frameworks, i.e. READ MORE

  3. 3. Improving Procurement Performance with E-business Mechanisms

    Author : Daniel Knudsen; Teknisk logistik; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Industriell ekonomi; Commercial and industrial economics; e-procurement; e-business; procurement; purchasing;

    Abstract : E-procurement — e-business mechanisms deployed on procurement — offers many recent and innovative methods that can improve procurement in different ways. The key challenge of e-procurement, however, is how to apply the various e-procurement applications in such a way that they improve the procurement practice and sourcing strategy of a company. READ MORE

  4. 4. Individual information system acceptance behaviour : An electronic ordering system case

    Author : Katarina Arbin; Sweden Stockholm Stockholm School of Economics; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; information system; e-procurement; e-ordering; individual; acceptance; adoption; continued use; behaviour; structures; routines; longitudinal; case study;

    Abstract : Organizations have spent and continue to spend millions of dollars on information systems (IS) in order to enable business success. Information systems have long been used to help managers make better decisions, better understand the nature of customers and improve employee productivity. READ MORE

  5. 5. Public Private Business Models for Defence Acquisition : A Multiple Case Study of Defence Acquisition Projects in the UK

    Author : Thomas Ekström; Andreas Norrman; Peter Tatham; Sweden Lund Lund University Department of Industrial Management and Logistics Division of Engineering Logistics; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; defence transformation; military logistics; supply chain; support chain; defence acquisition; business model; public private participation; cooperation and partnership; value-for-money; performance; risk; multiple case study; misalignment;

    Abstract : Since the ending of the Cold War, the defence sector, particularly the areas of military logistics and defence acquisition, has been undergoing a comprehensive transformation. There are several factors that explain this transformation: changes in defence and security policies for nations and organisations; reductions in defence expenditure; participation in Peace Support Operations; Lessons Learned from these operations, especially in the area of logistics; revolutionary development in the area of Information and Communication Technology; emergence of novel Commercial Best Practises in the areas of business and business logistics; and changes in the legislation regarding the conduct of public procurement in Europe. READ MORE