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Published: Građevinar 69 (2017) 9
Paper type: Preliminary report
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On-line reverse auctions in construction industry

Tomáš Hanák, Jana Šelih

Abstract

The paper examines factors influencing the decision to use, and adoption rate, of online reverse auctions in construction sector. The main factors are identified and comprehensively discussed taking into account particularities of construction industry. The adoption level of this procurement route is examined via a web survey based on a selected sample of construction companies and clients from the Czech construction sector. It was established that online reverse auctions are the most widely used e-procurement tool in the Czech construction sector. Advantages of this procurement procedure are more significantly perceived by investors.

Keywords
construction industry, cost management, online reverse auctions, purchasing management

HOW TO CITE THIS ARTICLE:

Hanák, T., Šelih, J.: On-line reverse auctions in construction industry, GRAĐEVINAR, 69 (2017) 9, pp. 821-830, doi: https://doi.org/10.14256/JCE.1352.2015

OR:

Hanák, T., Šelih, J. (2017). On-line reverse auctions in construction industry, GRAĐEVINAR, 69 (9), 821-830, doi: https://doi.org/10.14256/JCE.1352.2015

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Authors:
Hanak WEB
Tomáš Hanák
Brno University of Technology
Faculty of Civil Engineering
JANA ŠELIH WEB
Jana Šelih
University of Ljubljana
Faculty of Civil and Geodetic Engineering