Benchmarking: An International Journal


Managing Quality

Table Of Contents: Volume 10 Issue 5

Purchaser‐originated benchmarking: PROBING

John R. Current, Charles A. Weber

Benchmarking has long been recognized as an important business activity. The primary goal of benchmarking is to produce a product or execute a process that is at least as…

The analytic hierarchy process in project evaluation

Wen‐Yau Liang

A decision to terminate a project can demoralize project managers and team members, and increase concerns about job security. For these reasons, managers tend to delay…

Benchmarking in the purchasing function and its impact on purchasing and business performance

Cristóbal Sánchez‐Rodríguez, Ángel R. Martínez‐Lorente, José G. Clavel

The importance of benchmarking in the achievement of better results in the purchasing function and in overall business performance has been widely asserted in literature…

Attitudes of US and European managers to supplier selection and assessment and implications for business performance

Vijay R. Kannan, Keah Choon Tan

As competition motivates firms to exploit their core competencies, outsourcing takes on greater significance. Increased reliance on supplier capabilities and technologies…

A system dynamics framework for benchmarking policy analysis for a university system

Loay Salhieh, Nanua Singh

This paper proposes a policy analysis framework for a University system that incorporates benchmarking technique to design effective policies for closing the gaps in…



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