oa Journal of Transport and Supply Chain Management - The influence of public procurement policies on the implementation of procurement best practices in South African universities
|Article Title||The influence of public procurement policies on the implementation of procurement best practices in South African universities|
|Journal||Journal of Transport and Supply Chain Management|
|Affiliations||1 University of South Africa and 2 University of South Africa|
|Publication Date||Jan 2012|
|Pages||277 - 293|
The relationship between public procurement policies and procurement best practices (PBPs) in higher education institutions is inevitable. Higher education institutions (HEIs) in South Africa play a crucial role in contributing to the economic, social and environmental development of the country. Hence the implementation of PBPs has a key role in creating a competitive advantage for higher education. The purpose of this article is to determine the influence of public procurement policies on the implementation of PBPs in the public HEIs in South Africa. The article employs a theoretical review of related literature on public procurement and PBPs. The article articulates that public procurement policies influence the implementation of PBPs in public HEIs in South Africa.
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