Towards a successful centralization of municipal procurement : a case of Kwazulu-Natal Province
Nzuza, Zwelihle Wiseman
Lekhanya, Lawrence Mpele
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Copyright: 2015. Virtus Interpress. Due to copyright restrictions, only the abstract is available. For access to the full text item, please consult the publisher's website. The definitive version of the work is published in Journal of governance and regulation, 2015. Vol 4, No. 4 : 697-703.
Centralization of municipal procurement in the KwaZulu-Natal Province is faced with several challenges. There were two aims for this study: to identify factors influencing municipal procurement and to design a model of the factors influencing municipal procurement, in an attempt to improve the understanding of municipal procurement. The proposed model is based on sound theoretical frameworks like knowledge management theory and the application of theory and practice ethics as well as the secondary data. The study found that the biographic factors as well as internal and external factors have strong influences on the success or failure of municipal procurement. The significance of these factors formed the basis for a proposed model and is subject to further experiments by other scholars.
Nzuza, Z. W. and Lekhanya, L.M. 2015. Towards a successful centralization of municipal procurement : a case of Kwazulu-Natal Province. Journal of governance and regulation. 4(4): 697-703.