Distribution of papers across the time and the research methodology.

Distribution of papers across the time and the research methodology.

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Selecting the right supplier for an assignment, as well as evaluating this supplier's performance while the contract is being implemented, plays an important role in ensuring a good project outcome. In this context, this paper presents the results of a systematic literature review of the criteria and the methods used in the phases of selecting and...

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... distribution of articles and research methods in the study period ) is shown in Fig. 2. The categorization of research methods is based on Hesping and Schiele (2015). According to the authors, these methodologies are classified as (1) conceptual or theoretical publications; (2) case studies; (3) literature reviews and (4) ...
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... first published paper in this field was a conceptual work by Smith (1973). From 1974From to 1990 articles in this research area were published. Publication of such articles resumed in 1991, and has grown at a faster rate from 2008 to the present. As shown in Fig. 2, 80.7% (96) of published papers are conceptual; this number has significantly increased since 2008. To be more precise, the number of conceptual papers published from 2008 to 2015 is approximately 2.5 times higher than it was from 1973 to 2007. This rate is superior to the growth in the overall number of papers, which was at a rate of 2.1 ...

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