Sustainable procurement model

a strategic tool for responsible decision making

Tayyab Waqas Amjed, Norma J. Harrison

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contribution

Abstract

Procurement, a key organizational operation, has taken on greater strategic importance in the arena of sustainable development. However, fundamental procurement elements covering economic, social and environmental dimensions of sustainability are not well established. A model is developed and validated using content analysis of literature, industry standards, sustainability frameworks and company reports.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication24th Annual POMS Conference
Subtitle of host publicationintegrating practice in POM research and teaching
EditorsTobias Schoenherr, Sahil Seshadri
Place of PublicationChicago, IL
PublisherProduction and Operations Management Society (POMS)
Pages1-10
Number of pages10
ISBN (Print)9780615784892
Publication statusPublished - 2013
EventConference of the Production and Operations Management Society (24th : 2013) - Denver, Colorado
Duration: 3 May 20136 May 2013

Conference

ConferenceConference of the Production and Operations Management Society (24th : 2013)
CityDenver, Colorado
Period3/05/136/05/13

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Keywords

  • Procurement
  • Sustainability
  • Content Analysis

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Amjed, T. W., & Harrison, N. J. (2013). Sustainable procurement model: a strategic tool for responsible decision making. In T. Schoenherr, & S. Seshadri (Eds.), 24th Annual POMS Conference: integrating practice in POM research and teaching (pp. 1-10). Chicago, IL: Production and Operations Management Society (POMS).