Journal of Supply Chain Management

Article Index - Results


A valuable reference tool, the Article Index is a comprehensive list of articles that have appeared in the Journal of Supply Chain Management (formerly International Journal of Purchasing and Materials Management, Journal of Purchasing & Materials Management and Journal of Purchasing). Articles are organized by subject for easy locating and study.

Journal Article Index
Term selected: Services Purchasing

  • Evaluating Industrial Services, Vol. 14, No. 4 (Winter 1978), p. 29.

    This article is not available online.
  • Manufacturing and Service Supply Chain Performance: A Comparative Analysis, Vol. 42, No. 4 (Fall 2006), p. 4.

    As the economy evolves from manufacturing to services, it is important to understand whether the lessons learned in the manufacturing sector can be directly extrapolated to service supply chains. Unfortunately, the majority of existing supply chain research focuses exclusively on the manufacturing sector. To address this deficiency, this article compares the effect of traditional manufacturing-oriented supply chain strategies on the operational and financial performance of firms in both service and manufacturing sectors. The results highlight similarities and differences between the two sectors — demonstrating that effective supply chain strategies in one sector may not be appropriate in the other sector. This suggests that practicing managers should identify appropriate benchmarks and competitive priorities before pursuing specific supply chain strategies. The insights provided by this research should help guide companies toward strategies that may positively affect their specific organization's operational and financial performance.
  • MPC and Professional Services Purchasing, Vol. 15, No. 4 (Winter 1979), p. 20.

    This article is not available online.
  • Problems in Contracting for Professional Services, Vol. 11, No. 4 (Winter 1975), p. 9.

    This article is not available online.
  • Purchasing Intangibles, Vol. 16, No. 3 (Fall 1980), p. 25.

    This article is not available online.
  • Purchasing of Contracting Services, Vol. 11, No. 1 (Spring 1975), p. 23.

    This article is not available online.
  • "Purchasing Professional Services: The Case of Advertising Agencies" Members Only Content, Vol. 35, No. 1 (Winter 1999), p. 2. Vol. 35, No. 2 (Spring 1999), p. 2. Vol. 35, No. 3 (Summer 1999), p. 2. Vol. 35, No. 4 (Fall 1999), p. 2. Vol. 36, No. 1 (Winter 2000), p. 2. Vol. 36, No. 2 (Spring 2000), p. 2. Vol. 36, No. 3 (Summer 2000), p. 2. Vol. 36, No. 4 (Fall 2000), p. 2. Vol. 37, No. 1 (Winter 2001), p. 2. Vol. 37, No. 2 (Spring 2001), p. 2. Vol. 37, No. 3 (Summer 2001), p. 2. Vol. 37, No. 4 (Fall 2001), p. 2. Vol. 38, No. 1 (Winter 2002), p. 2. Vol. 38, No. 2 (Spring 2002), p. 2. Vol. 38, No. 3 (Summer 2002), p. 2. Vol. 38, No. 4 (Fall 2002), p. 2. Vol. 39, No. 1 (Winter 2003), p. 2. Vol. 39, No. 2 (Spring 2003), p. 2. Vol. 39, No. 3 (Summer 2003), p. 2. Vol. 39, No. 4 (Fall 2003), p. 2. Vol. 40, No. 1 (Winter 2004), p. 2. Vol. 40, No. 2 (Spring 2004), p. 2. Vol. 40, No. 3 (Summer 2004), p. 2. Vol. 40, No. 4 (Fall 2004), p. 2. Vol. 41, No. 1 (Winter 2005), p. 2. Vol. 41, No. 2 (Spring 2005), p. 2. Vol. 41, No. 3 (Summer 2005), p. 2. Vol. 41, No. 4 (Fall 2005), p. 2. Vol. 28, No. 1 (Winter 1992), p. 2. Vol. 28, No. 2 (Spring 1992), p. 2. Vol. 28, No. 3 (Summer 1992), p. 2. Vol. 28, No. 4 (Fall 1992), p. 2. Vol. 1, No. 1 (Spring 1965), p. 2. Vol. 1, No. 2 (Summer 1965), p. 2. Vol. 1, No. 3 (Fall 1965), p. 2. Vol. 2, No. 1 (Winter 1966), p. 2. Vol. 2, No. 2 (Spring 1966), p. 2. Vol. 2, No. 3 (Summer 1966), p. 2. Vol. 2, No. 4 (Fall 1966), p. 2. Vol. 3, No. 1 (Winter 1967), p. 2. Vol. 3, No. 2 (Spring 1967), p. 2. Vol. 3, No. 3 (Summer 1967), p. 2. Vol. 3, No. 4 (Fall 1967), p. 2. Vol. 4, No. 1 (Winter 1968), p. 2. Vol. 4, No. 2 (Spring 1968), p. 2. Vol. 4, No. 3 (Summer 1968), p. 2. Vol. 4, No. 4 (Fall 1968), p. 2. Vol. 5, No. 1 (Winter 1969), p. 2. Vol. 5, No. 2 (Spring 1969), p. 2. Vol. 5, No. 3 (Summer 1969), p. 2. Vol. 5, No. 4 (Fall 1969), p. 2. Vol. 6, No. 1 (Winter 1970), p. 2. Vol. 6, No. 2 (Spring 1970), p. 2. Vol. 6, No. 3 (Summer 1970), p. 2. Vol. 6, No. 4 (Fall 1970), p. 2. Vol. 7, No. 1 (Winter 1971), p. 2. Vol. 7, No. 2 (Spring 1971), p. 2. Vol. 7, No. 3 (Summer 1971), p. 2. Vol. 7, No. 4 (Fall 1971), p. 2. Vol. 8, No. 1 (Winter 1972), p. 2. Vol. 8, No. 2 (Spring 1972), p. 2. Vol. 8, No. 3 (Summer 1972), p. 2. Vol. 8, No. 4 (Fall 1972), p. 2. Vol. 9, No. 1 (Winter 1973), p. 2. Vol. 9, No. 2 (Spring 1973), p. 2. Vol. 9, No. 3 (Summer 1973), p. 2. Vol. 9, No. 4 (Fall 1973), p. 2. Vol. 10, No. 1 (Winter 1974), p. 2. Vol. 10, No. 2 (Spring 1974), p. 2. Vol. 10, No. 3 (Summer 1974), p. 2. Vol. 10, No. 4 (Fall 1974), p. 2. Vol. 11, No. 4 (Winter 1975), p. 2. Vol. 11, No. 1 (Spring 1975), p. 2. Vol. 11, No. 2 (Summer 1975), p. 2. Vol. 11, No. 3 (Fall 1975), p. 2. Vol. 12, No. 4 (Winter 1976), p. 2. Vol. 12, No. 1 (Spring 1976), p. 2. Vol. 12, No. 2 (Summer 1976), p. 2. Vol. 12, No. 3 (Fall 1976), p. 2. Vol. 13, No. 4 (Winter 1977), p. 2. Vol. 13, No. 1 (Spring 1977), p. 2. Vol. 13, No. 2 (Summer 1977), p. 2. Vol. 13, No. 3 (Fall 1977), p. 2. Vol. 14, No. 1 (Spring 1978), p. 2. Vol. 14, No. 2 (Summer 1978), p. 2. Vol. 14, No. 3 (Fall 1978), p. 2. Vol. 14, No. 4 (Winter 1978), p. 2. Vol. 15, No. 1 (Spring 1979), p. 2. Vol. 15, No. 2 (Summer 1979), p. 2. Vol. 15, No. 3 (Fall 1979), p. 2. Vol. 15, No. 4 (Winter 1979), p. 2. Vol. 16, No. 4 (Winter 1980), p. 2. Vol. 16, No. 1 (Spring 1980), p. 2. Vol. 16, No. 2 (Summer 1980), p. 2. Vol. 16, No. 3 (Fall 1980), p. 2. Vol. 17, No. 4 (Winter 1981), p. 2. Vol. 17, No. 1 (Spring 1981), p. 2. Vol. 17, No. 2 (Summer 1981), p. 2. Vol. 17, No. 3 (Fall 1981), p. 2. Vol. 18, No. 4 (Winter 1982), p. 2. Vol. 18, No. 1 (Spring 1982), p. 2. Vol. 18, No. 2 (Summer 1982), p. 2. Vol. 18, No. 3 (Fall 1982), p. 2. Vol. 19, No. 4 (Winter 1983), p. 2. Vol. 19, No. 1 (Spring 1983), p. 2. Vol. 19, No. 2 (Summer 1983), p. 2. Vol. 19, No. 3 (Fall 1983), p. 2. Vol. 20, No. 4 (Winter 1984), p. 2. Vol. 20, No. 1 (Spring 1984), p. 2. Vol. 20, No. 2 (Summer 1984), p. 2. Vol. 20, No. 3 (Fall 1984), p. 2. Vol. 21, No. 4 (Winter 1985), p. 2. Vol. 21, No. 1 (Spring 1985), p. 2. Vol. 21, No. 2 (Summer 1985), p. 2. Vol. 21, No. 3 (Fall 1985), p. 2. Vol. 22, No. 4 (Winter 1986), p. 2. Vol. 22, No. 1 (Spring 1986), p. 2. Vol. 22, No. 2 (Summer 1986), p. 2. Vol. 22, No. 3 (Fall 1986), p. 2. Vol. 23, No. 4 (Winter 1987), p. 2. Vol. 23, No. 1 (Spring 1987), p. 2. Vol. 23, No. 2 (Summer 1987), p. 2. Vol. 23, No. 3 (Fall 1987), p. 2. Vol. 24, No. 4 (Winter 1988), p. 2. Vol. 24, No. 1 (Spring 1988), p. 2. Vol. 24, No. 2 (Summer 1988), p. 2. Vol. 24, No. 3 (Fall 1988), p. 2. Vol. 25, No. 4 (Winter 1989), p. 2. Vol. 25, No. 1 (Spring 1989), p. 2. Vol. 25, No. 2 (Summer 1989), p. 2. Vol. 25, No. 3 (Fall 1989), p. 2. Vol. 26, No. 1 (Winter 1990), p. 2. Vol. 26, No. 2 (Spring 1990), p. 2. Vol. 26, No. 3 (Summer 1990), p. 2. Vol. 26, No. 4 (Fall 1990), p. 2. Vol. 27, No. 1 (Winter 1991), p. 2. Vol. 27, No. 2 (Spring 1991), p. 2. Vol. 27, No. 3 (Summer 1991), p. 2. Vol. 27, No. 4 (Fall 1991), p. 2. Vol. 42, No. 1 (Winter 2006), p. 2. Vol. 42, No. 2 (Spring 2006), p. 2. Vol. 42, No. 3 (Summer 2006), p. 2. Vol. 42, No. 4 (Fall 2006), p. 2. Vol. 43, No. 1 (Winter 2007), p. 2. Vol. 43, No. 2 (Spring 2007), p. 2. Vol. 43, No. 3 (Summer 2007), p. 2. Vol. 43, No. 4 (Fall 2007), p. 2. Vol. 44, No. 1 (Winter 2008), p. 2. Vol. 44, No. 2 (Spring 2008), p. 2. Vol. 44, No. 3 (Summer 2008), p. 2. Vol. 44, No. 4 (Fall 2008), p. 2. Vol. 45, No. 1 (Winter 2009), p. 2. Vol. 45, No. 2 (Spring 2009), p. 2. Vol. 45, No. 3 (Summer 2009), p. 2. Vol. 45, No. 4 (Fall 2009), p. 2. Vol. 46, No. 1 (Winter 2010), p. 2. Vol. 46, No. 2 (Spring 2010), p. 2. Vol. 46, No. 3 (Summer 2010), p. 2. Vol. 46, No. 4 (Fall 2010), p. 2. Vol. 47, No. 1 (Winter 2011), p. 2. Vol. 47, No. 2 (Spring 2011), p. 2. Vol. 47, No. 3 (Summer 2011), p. 2. Vol. 47, No. 4 (Fall 2011), p. 2. Vol. 48, No. 1 (Winter 2012), p. 2. Vol. 48, No. 2 (Spring 2012), p. 2. Vol. 48, No. 3 (Summer 2012), p. 2. Vol. 48, No. 4 (Fall 2012), p. 2. Vol. 49, No. 1 (Winter 2013), p. 2. Vol. 49, No. 2 (Spring 2013), p. 2. Vol. 49, No. 3 (Summer 2013), p. 2. Vol. 49, No. 4 (Fall 2013), p. 2. Vol. 50, No. 1 (Winter 2014), p. 2. Vol. 50, No. 2 (Spring 2014), p. 2.

    Purchasing managers are often tasked with the purchase of such professional services as legal, engineering, computing, and advertising. This article focuses on the purchase of advertising services. The main conclusion is that purchasing managers should play a role in relation to the efficiency of the advertising agency rather than the effectiveness: a commercial contribution rather than a marketing contribution. They should collaborate with marketing as part of the team selecting, evaluating, and monitoring agencies. Purchasing's role may also extend to involvement with the advertising agency suppliers, depending on the relationship between purchasing and marketing/advertising, the nature of the commitment with the agency, and the expertise of the purchasing managers. Benefits to both the buying firm and its agencies from such involvement are identified and recommendations are offered for purchasing professionals involved in the team purchasing of advertising services.
  • "Purchasing Professionals' Perceived Differences between Purchasing Materials and Purchasing Services" Members Only Content, Vol. 38, No. 1 (Winter 2002), p. 54.

    This research addresses a gap in the current literature by examining the differences between the process of purchasing services and the process of purchasing materials. Four hypotheses concerning the possible differences were developed based on a review of the relevant literature. These hypotheses were then tested using qualitative focus studies and a quantitative survey involving 82 purchasing managers with an average of 9.8 years' purchasing experience. Also, 14 interviews were conducted with purchasing executives to gain a better understanding of perceived differences. The results indicate that perceived differences exist between the processes of purchasing services and purchasing materials, especially in terms of the complexity of these processes. These perceived differences vary by the number of years of purchasing experience and the type of purchasing experience (services versus materials). Fifteen individual process steps were examined to determine the exact nature of the differences between these two processes. Managerial and research implications are discussed throughout the article.
  • The Buyer of Professional Services: An Examination of Some Key Variables in the Selection Process, Vol. 10, No. 1 (Winter 1974), p. 22.

    This article is not available online.
  • Total Cost of Ownership in the Services Sector: A Case Study, Vol. 42, No. 1 (Winter 2006), p. 27.

    Few detailed studies exist of the trade-offs to be made when developing a comprehensive, strategically focused total cost of ownership (TCO) model. Moreover, most studies of TCO have been conducted in manufacturing firms, with little or no TCO research directed toward service organizations. This research presents the results of a study conducted at a leading vehicle glass repair and replacement organization. The results show how TCO information can be used for strategic decision making regarding the allocation of volumes. This information can also be used in the identification of improvement areas for preferred suppliers by introducing a limited number of key performance indicators that have a significant impact on the TCO of supplier offerings. The paper highlights some of the trade-offs required in designing such a model. It fills an existing literature gap that allows service organizations to better understand the development and implementation of total cost measurement systems.
  • "Understanding and Managing the Services Supply Chain" Members Only Content, Vol. 40, No. 4 (Fall 2004), p. 17.

    Services have become increasingly important as the driving force in the U.S. economy. However, there has been little research to date on services supply chains. It is believed that service businesses can benefit by applying some best practices from manufacturing to their processes. However, the inherent differences in services create a need for supply chain management tools specific to the services sector. This article documents the growing importance of the services sector and of services purchasing. Next, it develops a supply chain framework appropriate for a services supply chain by comparing and contrasting the applicability of three product-based manufacturing models: Global Supply Chain Forum Framework, SCOR and Hewlett-Packard's Supply Chain Management Model. Finally, this research describes the challenges for procurement professionals managing purchases for a services supply chain and provides suggestions for use of supply chain management theory, and practices for improvement.