Buyer-supplier relationships in the Turkish automotive industry

Purpose-Using a baseline model of buyer-supplier relationships, the study aims to identify the types of relationships in the Turkish automotive industry, and to test predictions as to how these relations would differ across contextual, managerial, and social climate variables.


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Citation Formats
S. N. Wasti Pamuksuz and A. Kuman, “Buyer-supplier relationships in the Turkish automotive industry,” INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF OPERATIONS & PRODUCTION MANAGEMENT, pp. 947–970, 2006, Accessed: 00, 2020. [Online]. Available: