Buyer-supplier relationships in the Turkish automotive industry


Wasti S. N. , Kozan M. K. , Kuman A.

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF OPERATIONS & PRODUCTION MANAGEMENT, vol.26, pp.947-970, 2006 (Journal Indexed in SSCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 26
  • Publication Date: 2006
  • Doi Number: 10.1108/01443570610682580
  • Title of Journal : INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF OPERATIONS & PRODUCTION MANAGEMENT
  • Page Numbers: pp.947-970
  • Keywords: Turkey, automotive industry, supply chain management, buyers, suppliers, developing countries, COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE, RESPONSE RATES, AUTO INDUSTRY, MAIL SURVEYS, JAPAN, MANAGEMENT, TECHNOLOGY, GOVERNANCE, ECONOMIES, BUSINESS

Abstract

Purpose-Using a baseline model of buyer-supplier relationships, the study aims to identify the types of relationships in the Turkish automotive industry, and to test predictions as to how these relations would differ across contextual, managerial, and social climate variables.