IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. - Why information technology hasn't increased the optimal number of suppliers

Author(s): Bakos, J.Y. ; Brynjolfsson, E.
Publisher: IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.
Publication Date: 1 January 1993
Conference Location: Wailea, HI, USA
Conference Date: 8 January 1993
Volume: iv
ISBN (Paper): 0-8186-3230-5
DOI: 10.1109/HICSS.1993.284268
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The authors present a model that shows how a buyer can increase his suppliers' incentives to invest in quality by decreasing their number. This makes it more difficult for the buyer to threaten to... View More

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