1 lecturer for Economics with Technical University of Civil Engineering Bucharest, Teacher Training Department and Procurement Senior Consultant with Integrate Investment, e-mails: email@example.com
This paper examines the need for a Public Procurement Maturity Model (PPMM) in organizations with the role of road infrastructure buyers under public procurement legislation in a monopsony market structure. The environment used to contextualize the information is Romania and CNADNR (Compania Națională de Autostrăzi și Drumuri Naționale din România).
The literature research, open data as well as my own practical experience are used as entry data for the four parts of the paper: (i) the context leading to the PPMM need identification, (ii) an overview of the existing public (procurement) maturity models; (iii) discussions and (iv) summary, limitations, and outlook.
The paper provides arguments of an upstream intervention in the value chain of road transport infrastructure and highlights the benefits of such an intervention. Elements such as Romanian cultural dimensions, type of market structure or impact of the outcomes of public procurement process for road infrastructure are considered relevant entry data for an intervention which aims to contribute to the improvement of performance at a procurement process level.
The results of this paper serve as a starting point for further reflection on the performance in road infrastructure public procurement area in Romania. In addition to the awareness of the need for an intervention at a contracting authority level, the paper arguments that market structure or national cultural dimensions must be considered as entry data in designing maturity models.
If the inline PDF is not rendering correctly, you can download the PDF file here.
. BJÖRN AXELSSON ROZEMEIJER FRANK WYNSTRA FINN: „Developing Sourcing Capabilities: Creating Strategic Change in Purchasing and Supply Management” Chichester West Sussex 2005.
. BECKER JORG KNACKSTEDT RALF PÖPPELBUß JENS Developing Maturity Models for IT Management A Procedure Model and its Application 2009 available at http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s12599-009-0044-5/fulltext.html
. CHEN ZHIQI: „Buyer Power: Economic Theory and Antitrust Policy” in Research in Law and Economic Research in Law and Economics Volume 22 Emerald Publishing Bingley 2007 available at http://www.emeraldinsight.com/doi/book/10.1016/S0193-5895%282007%2922.
. COUNCIL OF EUROPEAN UNION COUNCIL RECOMMENDATION of 8 July 2014on the National Reform Programme 2014 of Romania and delivering a Council opinion on the Convergence Programme of Romania 2014/C 247/21 published in OJEU 247/109 on July 29 2014.
. EUROPEAN COMMISSION: “EUROPE 2020 A strategy for smart sustainable and inclusive growth” Brussels 2010 available at http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?uri=celex:52010DC2020.
. EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND THE COUNCIL: Directive 2014/24/EU on public procurement and replacing directive 2004/18/EC available at http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?uri=uriserv:OJ.L_.2014.094.01.0065.01.ENG.
. HOFSTEDE GEERT HOFSTEDE GERT JAN MINKOV MICHAEL: „Cultures and Organizations: Software of the Mind. Intercultural Cooperation and Its Importance for Survival”2010 Edition translated into Romanian „Culturi si organizatii: Softul mental. Cooperarea interculurala si importanta pentru supravietuire” Humanitas Bucuresti 2012.
. ICN: „Summary of ICN work product 2014-2015” presented at the 14th annual conference of the ICN Sydney Australia April 29 - May 1 2015 available at http://www.internationalcompetitionnetwork.org/uploads/library/doc1029.pdf.
. KEOUGH MARK: „Buying your way to the top” McKinsey Quarterly 3 1993 available at http://www.mckinsey.com/insights/operations/buying_your_way_to_the_top.
. KOHLEGGER MICHAEL MAIER RONALD THALMANN STEFAN „Understanding Maturity Models Results of a Structured Content Analysis” Proceedings of I-KNOW ’09 and I-SEMANTICS ’09 2-4 September 2009 Graz Austria available at http://iwi.uibk.ac.at/download/downloads/Publikationen/KMM.pdf
. KRALJIC PETER. (1983). Purchasing must become supply management. Harvard Business Review No. 83509 SEPTEMBER–OCTOBER 1983 61(5) 109-117 1983
. OECD: „Discussion paper on public procurement performance measures” OECD Meeting of Leading Practitioners on Public Procurement February 11-12 2012 Paris OECD Conference Centre available at http://www.oecd.org/gov/ethics/Discussion%20paper%20on%20public%20procurement%20performance%20measures%20GOV_PGC_ETH_2012_1.pdf.
. OECD: „Policy Roundtables: Monopsony and Buyer Power”2008 (DAF/COMP (2008)38) available at: http://www.oecd.org/daf/competition/44445750.pdf.
. OECD – Competition Division: “The OECD Checklist for Designing the Procurement Process to Reduce the Risk of Bid Rigging” Bucharest 2012 presented within a seminar organized by Romanian Competition Council;
. PLOMP MARIJN G.A. AND BATENBURG RONALD S: „Procurement Maturity Alignment and Performance: a Dutch Hospital Case Comparison” in Proceedings of the 22nd Bled eConference “eEnablement: Facilitating an Open Effective and Representative eSociety” Bled Slovenia 2009 available at http://dspace.library.uu.nl/bitstream/handle/1874/40981/Plomp%20%26%20Batenburg%20(2009)%20Procurement%20Maturity,%20Alignment%20and%20Performance%20-%20a%20Dutch%20Hospital%20Case%20Comparison.pdf?sequence=1;
. PORTER MICHAEL E: “Competitive Advantage: Creating and Sustaining Superior Performance” New York 1998.
. RÖGLINGER MAXIMILIAN PÖPPELBUß JENS BECKER JÖRG Discussion Paper WI-352 Maturity Models in Business Process Management in: Business Process Management Journal 18 (2012) 2 available at http://www.fim-rc.de/Paperbibliothek/Veroeffentlicht/352/wi-352.pdf
. ROMANIAN COMPETITION COUNCIL: „Investigatia sectoriala pe piata lucrarilor de constructii de drumuri si poduri” Romanian Competition Council Report for 2013 available at http://www.consiliulconcurentei.ro/uploads/docs/items/id8693/raport.pdf.
. STANLEY LINDA. L. WISNER JOEL D.: „Service quality along the supply chain: implications for purchasing” Journal of Operations Management 19 2001.
. STUMMER MICHAEL GARREIS ROLAND: „Business Process Management in the project oriented company” in Cleland Di David. Gareis R.: “Global Project Management Handbook” McGraw-Hill New York 2006.
. THE EU TRANSPORT SCOREBOARD Romania July 2015 Edition available at http://ec.europa.eu/transport/facts-fundings/scoreboard/index_en.htm
. THE EU SINGLE MARKET “Single Market Scoreboard” Romania July 2014 Edition available at http://ec.europa.eu/internal_market/scoreboard/performance_by_member_state/romania/index_en.htm.
. Trompenaars F. Hampden-Turner C. Riding the waves of culture: understanding diversity in global business 2nd ed. New York: McGraw Hill 1998
. VAN WEELE ARJAN: „Purchasing & Supply Chain Management: Analysis Strategy Planning and Practice” London 2005
. WORLD VALUES SURVEY: “Inglehart–Welzel Cultural Map(2015)” available at http://www.worldvaluessurvey.org/WVSNewsShow.jsp?ID=192.
. WORLD VALUES SURVEY FINDINGS available at: http://www.worldvaluessurvey.org/WVSContents.jsp?CMSID=Findings
. WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM: The Global Competitiveness Report 2014-2015 assesses the competitiveness landscape of 144 economies providing insight into the drivers of their productivity and prosperity. http://www.weforum.org/reports/global-competitiveness-report-2014-2015
. ZHENG JURONG; KNIGHT LOUISE; HARLAND CHRISTINE; HUMBY STUART; JAMES KEN: “An analysis of research on the future of purchasing and supply management” in Journal of purchasing and supply management Vol. 13 No. 1 01.2007 pg 69–83