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dc.contributor.authorBoonlert Watjatrakul
dc.date.accessioned2018-05-31T06:25:50Z
dc.date.available2018-05-31T06:25:50Z
dc.date.issued2014
dc.identifier.citationJournal of Enterprise Information Management, Vol. 27 Issue: 2, (2014), pp.122-138en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://repository.au.edu/handle/6623004553/20965
dc.description.abstractPurpose – Most firms select their information technology outsourcing (ITO) vendors based on the two methods of the weighted-criteria evaluation technique – the “qualification score plus the lowest bid price for the highest price score (QS-LBHPS)” and the “qualification score plus the average bid price for the middle price score (QS-ABMPS).” This paper aims to understand whether these two methods provide the same or different results of vendor selection and how the proportional weights of a vendor’s qualification and bid price affect the vendor selection results under the two methods. Design/methodology/approach –In total, 1,000 experimental tests were carried out using the developed spreadsheet template to examine vendor selection results of the two methods (QS-LBHPS and QS-ABMPS) and compare the vendor selection results under three conditions of vendors’ qualification and price weights. A correspondence analysis was also used to determine the proximal relationships among the selection results of the weighted criteria technique under the comparable methods. Findings – The results indicate that, when using the two methods of the weighted criteria technique for a vendor selection, the selection results are significantly correspondent. In addition, the proportions of qualification and price weights affect the selection results under the two methods. The different proportions of qualification and price weights under the two methods yield the same selection results rather than different results. Originality/value – This study fills the gap in ITO literatures concerning the vendor selection strategy. No empirical studies have been undertaken to compare the results of vendor selection under the two methods of the weighted-criteria evaluation technique. The findings enable a firm’s selection team to apply the weighted-criteria evaluation technique effectively and realize that vendor selection results are altered based on the predefined proportions of qualification and price weights.en_US
dc.format.extent17 pagesen_US
dc.format.mimetypeapplication/pdfen_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.subjectIT outsourcingen_US
dc.subjectOutsourcing vendoren_US
dc.subjectPrice assessmenten_US
dc.subjectQualification assessmenten_US
dc.subjectVendor selectionen_US
dc.subjectWeighted criteriaen_US
dc.titleVendor Selection Strategy for IT Outsourcing: The Weighted-Criteria Evaluation Techniqueen_US
dc.typeTexten_US
dc.rights.holderBoonlert Watjatrakulen_US
mods.genreArticleen_US
au.link.externalLink[Full Text] (https://www.emeraldinsight.com/doi/full/10.1108/JEIM-04-2012-0015)


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