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dc.contributor.authorIrani, Z-
dc.contributor.authorElliman, T-
dc.contributor.authorHackney, R-
dc.identifier.citationProceedings of the European and Mediterranean Conference on Information Systems, Costa Blanca, Alicante, Spain, 6-7 2006en
dc.description.abstractThis eGISE network paper seeks to evaluate issues relating to the implementation of electronic reverse auctions (eRA) within local government procurement processes. The adoption of an eRA invites pre-qualified suppliers to compete with each other for a specified good or service. Consequently, there is a unique opportunity for the buyer to receive a reduced cost through the successful bidder. However, the literature identifies a number of adverse effects within these arrangements depending upon the nature of the buyer/supplier relationship. The objectives of the research involves identifying a set of business scenarios to demonstrate the impact of different eRA strategies in this respect. This will be achieved through a structured case analysis approach to enable qualitative data to be modelled through a visual toolset simulation. It is believed the outcome of the investigation will provide valuable insights into the complexities associated with the eProcurement process.en
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dc.subjectelectronic, reverse, auctions, local, government, simulation, modelsen
dc.titleEvaluating eREVERSE auctions (EeRA): A research noteen
dc.typeConference Paperen
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