- Categorie: Purchasing Management
The structure of the purchasing department is especially important in external and internal networks. The organizational model must facilitate activities in different strategic levels as well as cope with changes in the external environment. By adjusting formalization and centralization levels, the organization can be positioned to best support the organization.
However, no universal solution exists, as the right structure is highly company specific and dynamic over time. Therefore, this is one of the major challenges that Purchasing Management confronts within business networks.