Show simple item record Amarapathy, P Jayasena, HS Ranadewa, KATO 2015-04-09T17:13:11Z 2015-04-09T17:13:11Z 2015-04-09
dc.description.abstract The growth of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) opens new opportunities for businesses all over the world which accelerates the competition among the businesses and professions. Even though good communication is an essential tool for procurement and consultation process, the usage of IT in public procurement in Sri Lankan construction industry is . not as much of other sectors, while other developed and developing countries are practicing and gaining advantages. However, adopting e-Tendering in pre contract stage, yields several benefits which can be experienced directly and indirectly. In an economic point of view, e-Tendering enhances the efficiency through transaction cost savings and reduce the direct procurement costs, maintaining transparency, accountability, ease of use and speedy exchange of information including other intangible benefits such as reduced administrative costs. Eventually, e-Tendering will lead to pave the way to reduce the time, cost and resources of a project from which the triple bottom line of the Sustainability can be accomplished to a great extent. This research paper discusses the benefits and challenges in adopting e-Tendering and the legal, technological and material requirements to be appraised in forming a proper framework for e-Tendering. A qualitative research approach is proposed considering the aim and the context of the study.
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.source.uri en_US
dc.subject Construction
dc.subject e-Tendering
dc.subject Public procurement
dc.subject Sri Lanka
dc.subject Technology
dc.title E-Tendering framework for public procurement in Sri Lanka en_US
dc.type Conference-Full-text en_US
dc.identifier.faculty Architecture en_US
dc.identifier.department Department of Building Economics en_US
dc.identifier.year 2013 en_US
dc.identifier.conference World Construction Symposium [2nd] Colombo en_US
dc.identifier.pgnos pp. 218-225 en_US
dc.identifier.proceeding The Second World Construction Symposium : proceedings : socio-economic sustainability in constructions : practice, policy and research en_US

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