Green supply management in the public and private sector in Hungary

Vörösmarty, Gyöngyi and Tátrai, Tünde (2019) Green supply management in the public and private sector in Hungary. International Journal of Procurement Management, 12 (1). pp. 41-55. DOI

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This paper compares the green purchasing practices of the private sector with those of public procurement with the aim of identifying the causes of differences. Private sector purchasing in Western economies is often seen as a benchmark for public procurement in terms of efficiency, management processes and the management of spending. We present the results of a literature review and a survey about this topic that was carried out in Hungary. The number of publications that compare the two fields is low, even in Western countries; however, the Hungarian data and evaluation show similarities with earlier international findings. Results indicate that supplier management is more important for private organisations, while public entities focus on the procurement process and the administrative requirements of national regulations. Due to the lack of East European comparative studies, this paper follows the approach of the European and US literature in terms of concept development.

Item Type:Article
Subjects:Economic development
Logistics, production management
Funders:NKFI 126644
ID Code:4262
Deposited By: MTMT SWORD
Deposited On:16 Oct 2019 12:00
Last Modified:16 Oct 2019 12:00

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