Quality procurement : a comparative study between public and private procurement practices in Bangladesh
AuthorHossain, Md. Kamal
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Quality procurement and its sustainability is the utmost desire for all type of organizations in local and global perspective. In this study, it has been attempted to understand the scenario of three strategic broad tools to reach and implement quality procurement practices in both public and private entities in Bangladesh. The objectives of the research have been drawn to know and compare the effectiveness of procurement practices in Bangladesh Betar and Grameenphone Limited, to assess the scenario of good governance, and finally, to promote the good governance practice to make feasible to sustain quality procurement practices in both organizations. The objectives have guided the methods of implementation and processes in accomplishing quality procurement at different levels of outcomes. In this study, both the quantitative as well as qualitative investigating techniques were conducted. The major analysis has been covered by the quantitative explaining tools. Some speculations have been illustrated to identify status of the key variables of the study to the goal of quality procurement in the typical organizations in public and private sector. In the quantitative methods of analysis, the distinctive features for both Bangladesh Betar and Grameenphone Limited have analyzed by mean values with standard deviation, correlation, and regression tools. Smart guess has been drawn by discussing in informal interviews with the imperative officials, professionals, and academicians from various institutions. In analyzing research data, it was found that the optimum success did not reveal by practicing procurement process tools in all respects, but by hypothesis outcomes, it was shown that practicing process tools and techniques may lead to the good governance and quality procurement practices in both organizations. It was also observed that the status of Grameenphone Limited was better than Bangladesh Betar in all aspects. It is supposed that a further rigorous analysis would be needed to evaluate the quality procurement practices in each organization as the research and its analysis have a number of limitations, and specify guidelines for future research to sustain quality procurement practices.