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Developing Purchasing and Supply Management Skills in SMEs: An innovative concept for transfer and development of urgently needed knowledge
Jönköping University, Jönköping International Business School.
Jönköping University, Jönköping International Business School.ORCID iD: 0000-0003-2306-1124
2002 (English)In: Proceedings from the 11th International IPSERA conference, Twente, 2002, 42-53 p.Conference paper (Refereed)
Abstract [en]

Competence development is an important feature of supplier development projects. To make knowledge about new practices known and adopted by 3rd, 4- and 5th tier suppliers, normally SMEs, have however shown to be difficult. This is not only a problem of adequate concepts and resources, but also of didactics, on pedagogical methods. The paper describes and analyses one innovative methodology to spread knowledge and raise competence, namely the KrAft-program. We have followed one supplier development project that was run according to this concept, the Norrgavel case. To illustrate the methodology a case study of the KrAft-group Norrgavel has been carried out. It  is a supplier development project.

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Twente, 2002. 42-53 p.
Keyword [en]
competence development, supplier development, kraft
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Business Administration
URN: urn:nbn:se:hj:diva-30997OAI: diva2:945278
11th IPSERA conference, Twente, March 25-27, 2002.
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