Analysis of the Criteria Used by Organizations in Supplier Selection

  • Joan Ignasi Moliné
  • Anna Maria Coves MorenoEmail author
  • Anna Rubio
Part of the Lecture Notes in Management and Industrial Engineering book series (LNMIE)


In order to analyse the criteria used by organizations in their selection of suppliers and to compare them with those provided by the literature, a survey has been designed with which a field study has been carried out. The article shows some the most relevant conclusions of the field study, after a statistical analysis (descriptive and principal components) of the responses. In this work the methodology used for the creation of the survey is also detailed.


Supplier selection Supplier survey criteria 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Joan Ignasi Moliné
    • 1
  • Anna Maria Coves Moreno
    • 1
    Email author
  • Anna Rubio
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Management, Institute of Industrial and Control EngineeringUniversitat Politècnica de CatalunyaBarcelonaSpain

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