Title: Good governance practices in procurement operations and quality procurement: a comparative study between public and private sector organisations in Bangladesh

Authors: Md. Kamal Hossain; Md. Zohurul Islam

Addresses: Research and Receiving Centre, Bangladesh Betar (Bangladesh Radio), 31, Syed Mahbub Morshed Sarani, Sher-E-Bangla Nagar, Dhaka-1207, Bangladesh ' Bangladesh Public Administration Training Centre (BPATC), Savar, Dhaka-1343, Bangladesh

Abstract: Good governance practices in the procurement process and quality procurement are the greatest desires for all type of organisations in local and global perspectives. This study has given a focus on quality procurement and its tools with good governance practices both in public and private sector organisations in Bangladesh to compare the level of quality procurement. In this study, it has been found that most of the indicators of good governance practices and quality procurement of private sector are much better than public sector organisation. The major analysis has been accomplished by mean values with standard deviation and radar diagram tool. Moreover, Mann-Whitney U test is used to analyse comparative results of independent variables in both organisations.

Keywords: procurement operations; quality procurement; public and private organisations' procurement; good governance practices; Mann-Whitney U test; radar diagram.

DOI: 10.1504/IJPM.2021.117890

International Journal of Procurement Management, 2021 Vol.14 No.6, pp.796 - 820

Received: 09 Nov 2019
Accepted: 04 Jun 2020

Published online: 04 Oct 2021 *

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