Supplier Base Dynamics. A case study of a buying firm during five decades.
Paper i proceeding, 2018
The results show that the supplier base changes considerably over time, while few changes are observed from one year to the next.
The changes are explained by factors related to purchasing policy, relationship effects and technical modifications.
Conclusions regard supplier base dynamics and variety and methodological implications.
Chalmers, Teknikens ekonomi och organisation, Supply and Operations Management
Proceedings of the 27th Ipsera Conference