Title: E-procurement for IT industry in Indian sub continent: a descriptive and conclusive analysis
Authors: S.L. Gupta; Hitesh Gupta
Addresses: Department of Management, Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, Ranchi, Deemed University, Noida Extension Centre, A-7, Sector-1, NOIDA-201301 (U.P.), India. ' Department of Management, Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, Ranchi, Deemed University, Noida Extension Centre, A-7, Sector-1, NOIDA-201301 (U.P.), India
Abstract: Internet has far outpaced traditional procurement channels and increasing globalisation as well as competition for perfection heightens the importance of e-procurement for the IT industry in developing nations of the Indian sub continent as well. This descriptive and conclusive research considers the perceived use of procurement activities such as information gathering, inter organisational information exchange, negotiation, bidding and payment as well as online ordering activities. Coefficient of correlation, mean and standard deviation are used to examine the perceived e-procurement for the IT industry in the Indian Sub Continent.
Keywords: internet use; electronic procurement; e-procurement; IT industry procurement; B2B procurement; internet; B2B e-commerce; electronic commerce; business-to-business; information technology; developing countries.
International Journal of Procurement Management, 2012 Vol.5 No.6, pp.679 - 711
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