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E-procurement in Malaysian construction industry: benefits and challenges in implementation

Mohd Nawi, Mohd Nasrun and Deraman, Rafikullah and Bamgbade, Jibril Adewale and Zulhumadi, Faisal and Mehdi Riazi, Salman Riazi (2017) E-procurement in Malaysian construction industry: benefits and challenges in implementation. International Journal of Supply Chain Management, 6 (1). pp. 209-213. ISSN 20507399

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Abstract

In this paper, the benefits and challenges embedded in Electronic procurement (e-procurement or e- Perolehan) are highlighted. Specifically, the benefits of introducing e-procurement for tendering and online registration of businesses and companies in Malaysia was emphasized. The study highlighted E-procurement advantages such as cost reduction, improved efficiency in government business with the aid of internet-based information and communication technology. The study concluded with recommendations to policy makers to pay more attention to the availability of infrastructure such as information technology for a better E-procurement implementation.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Procurement; e-procurement; cost reduction; improved efficiency; Malaysian construction industry
Subjects: T Technology > TH Building construction > TH1-844 Building construction
Divisions: Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering > Department of Construction Engineering and Architecture
Depositing User: Mr. Mohammad Shaifulrip Ithnin
Date Deposited: 13 Aug 2018 03:15
Last Modified: 13 Aug 2018 03:15
URI: http://eprints.uthm.edu.my/id/eprint/9331
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