Conference Paper

The EFQM excellence model as enabler of eprocurement adoption and the effect on performance

Conference Proceeding cp
ECIS 2012 - Proceedings of the 20th European Conference on Information Systems
  • Fecha: 01 January 2012
  • ISBN: 9788488971548
  • Source Type: Conference Proceeding
  • Document Type: Conference Paper
  • Publisher: Association for Information
The objective of this paper is to examine the EFQM Excellence Model as an enabler of E-procurement adoption and the effect on purchasing performance. The study utilized a cross-sectional telephone survey of a sample of Spanish manufacturing companies using multiple informants. A total of 200 firms responded making a total of 800 responses. Data was analyzed using structural equations modelling. The results indicate that the Business Excellence Enablers (Leadership, Strategy, People, Resources, and Processes) act as enablers of E-procurement and help to realize gains in purchasing performance.

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