Competence requirements for managing supply in interorganizational networks

Louise Knight, Christine Harland, Helen Walker, Roxanne Sutton

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The authors address the growing call for research into the management of supply networks serving the public sector. Building on prior action research, this empirical paper focuses on the management of supply in interorganizational, health sector networks identifying the competence requirements (skills, knowledge, traits, and behavioural indicators) associated with effective team performance. Drawing on empirical data, the authors present a competence framework that aims to capture a team’s tacit understanding of strategic supply management. Competence indicators are organized into six themes: network understanding; developing network position; relationship management; learning, knowledge and knowledge management; strategy formulation; strategy implementation. Finally, the relevance of the framework to boundary spanning personnel outside the purchasing function and to other organizations is considered.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)210-234
Number of pages25
JournalJournal of Public Procurement
Volume5
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2005

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Knight, Louise ; Harland, Christine ; Walker, Helen ; Sutton, Roxanne. / Competence requirements for managing supply in interorganizational networks. In: Journal of Public Procurement. 2005 ; Vol. 5, No. 2. pp. 210-234.
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In: Journal of Public Procurement, Vol. 5, No. 2, 2005, p. 210-234.

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