e-Procurement Adoption: Theory and Practice

  • Helle Zinner Henriksen
  • Kim Viborg Andersen
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2739)


This paper addresses eProcurement adoption strategies in public sector institutions from four perspectives (capability, interactivity, value distribution, and orientation of the decisions). The paper analyzes eProcurement in the largest municipality (Copenhagen) in Denmark. Our analysis suggests that efficiency and effectiveness (capability), and improved coordination of private sector and public sector interaction (interactivity) are the drivers for the adoption strategy pursued by the municipality.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Helle Zinner Henriksen
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  • Kim Viborg Andersen
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of InformaticsCopenhagen Business SchoolFrederiksbergDenmark

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