Effectiveness of the procurement process in the development sector of Bangladesh
AuthorChowdhury, Shohel Aman
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Procurement of development sector has increasingly become prominent in Bangladesh that how this entities handle the entire process. Despite its importance, limited essential research has been undertaken to examine the factors to evaluate the effectiveness of the Procurement Process in the Development Sector of Bangladesh. This study aimed to ascertain the determinants to evaluate the procurement process and effectiveness in the field of development sector in Bangladesh. Specifically the study wanted to establish the impact of user department satisfaction, procurement planning on procurement performance; user department insolvent from initiation to evaluation and up to completion of delivery. Moreover, the impact of procurement staff competency on procurement performance and finally reveal the extent to which contract management in the procurement cycle and bottlenecks affects procurement performance and its effectiveness. The study was conducted through a descriptive design using a cross sectional survey within some INGO (International NGO) in Bangladesh. The study engaged purposive sampling to select the sample and sample elements. This resulted to a sample size of 22 staff from different INGO. A semi structured questionnaire as a data collection instrument was used. The field data was statistically analyzed using descriptive statistics and narrative summary analyses. Findings indicate that procurement planning and user department involvement has a significant impact on procurement performance. Key.