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Case
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Reference no. 657-010-1
Authors: John G Miller (Chartered Management Institute)
Published in: 1957
Length: 11 pages
Data source: Field research
Topics: Purchasing

Abstract

The purchasing function of the company is centralised at its headquarters in London. The purchasing officer placed firm orders for certain expensive items of non-standard capital equipment, and some time later found that requirements had been considerably overestimated.
Location:
Industry:
Size:
Large
Other setting(s):
1948-1952

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Abstract

The purchasing function of the company is centralised at its headquarters in London. The purchasing officer placed firm orders for certain expensive items of non-standard capital equipment, and some time later found that requirements had been considerably overestimated.

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Location:
Industry:
Size:
Large
Other setting(s):
1948-1952

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