The role of perceived justice in buyer-supplier relationships in times of economic crisis

Aristides Matopoulos, Simone Didonet, Vaios Tsanasidis, Andrew Fearne

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In times of crisis suppliers who perceive themselves to be fairly treated by their customers will devote additional resources to the relationship.

The commitment that comes from being fairly treated pays dividends in ‘normal’ trading environments by facilitating the sharing of risk, joint decision-taking and the collaborative allocation of resources.

In strong buyer-supplier relationships the underlying processes of collaborative working are more important than the contractual distribution of benefits.
Original languageEnglish
Article number100554
JournalJournal of Purchasing and Supply Management
Issue number4
Early online date19 Jul 2019
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2019

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