Designing a public procurement strategy: Lessons from local governments

Andrea S. Patrucco, Davide Luzzini, Stefano Ronchi, Michael Essig, Markus Amann, Andreas H. Glas

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Public sector procurement faces competing priorities, such as cost-efficiency, legal conformity, the advancement of environmental protection and the promotion of innovation. In addition, procurement departments are moving away from being mere organizational servants to having a strategic function. This paper looks at current public procurement strategy research, revealing neglected aspects. The authors propose a new analytical framework and suggest avenues for future research.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)269-276
Number of pages8
JournalPublic Money and Management
Issue number4
StatePublished - Mar 31 2017

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Business, Management and Accounting
  • Sociology and Political Science
  • Public Administration


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