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International purchasing practices of US and Indian managers: a comparative analysis

Jaideep Motwani (Grand Valley State University, Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA)
Suraj Ahuja (Grand Valley State University, Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA)

Industrial Management & Data Systems

ISSN: 0263-5577

Article publication date: 1 June 2000

Abstract

The study of US and Indian managers has been undertaken in response to the continuous increase in global activity in the area of purchasing. This study is a step in the direction of fulfilling the information requirements of purchasing managers around the globe. Based on the statistical findings, it can be concluded that there existed a significant difference in the purchasing practices of US and Indian managers. Recommendations and future directions are provided.

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Motwani, J. and Ahuja, S. (2000), "International purchasing practices of US and Indian managers: a comparative analysis", Industrial Management & Data Systems, Vol. 100 No. 4, pp. 172-179. https://doi.org/10.1108/02635570010328684

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