The Evaluation of Supplier Performance - A Case Study Approach
This study adopted business intelligence tools to implement a platform for supplier evaluation, bases on data from the material management module of its ERP system firstly, and tried to further improve the acceptance of the system. Qualitative research method was applied on this regard. Intensive interviews with members from procurement, quality assurance, and material management departments were conducted with interview framework established from Information System Model. The information garnered from the interviews was analyzed with Formal Concept Analysis (FCA). Major conclusions were used to improve the supplier evaluation system. Based on statistics data about system usage, the improvement gained significant success.
L. C. Wang et al., "The Evaluation of Supplier Performance - A Case Study Approach", Advanced Materials Research, Vols. 211-212, pp. 803-807, 2011