Influences on organizational purchase: a case study of an automotive industry / Noor Baizura Mat Yusof

Mat Yusof, Noor Baizura (2007) Influences on organizational purchase: a case study of an automotive industry / Noor Baizura Mat Yusof. [Student Project] (Unpublished)


The goal of the study to analyze the industrial organizational buying behaviour, whereby focusing on automotive industry. This research tries to analyze how the purchase decision making process within an organization is determined by the conditions of purchase situation and also the characteristics of organizational structure. The aim of the research is also to improve the knowledge of buying industrial process in the automotive industry, thus provide a better understanding on the variables that are involved in the buying center of an organization in purchasing decision-making.

This research focuses on the characteristics of the organizational structure and also the conditions of the purchase situation in an automotive industry organization. Besides that, the study will investigate some of the factors that affect automotive industry organizations in making the decision in product purchases. A descriptive research will be used as a framework in conducting the marketing research project and distribution of questionnaire forms among the HWS main customers in Selangor area is conducted. A correlation analysis will be used to identify the significant relationship between the variables. For findings, there are two factors which influence the need recognition of an organizational purchase decision making process. In conclusion, for conditions of purchase situations (IV1), result shows that the two sub-components in the conditions of purchase situation (buying situation complexity and buying importance) was the most important factors while for structural characteristics of organization (N 2), result shows that sub-component which is specialization, was the most important factors. Internal stimuli are the factors the highly influenced the need recognition of an organization in the purchase decision making process. Both of the independent variables (IVI & IV2) have a positive significant relationship with the dependent variables.


Item Type: Student Project
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Mat Yusof, Noor Baizura
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > Automobile industry and trade
H Social Sciences > HF Commerce > Purchasing. Selling. Sales personnel. Sales executives
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Melaka > Bandaraya Melaka Campus > Faculty of Business and Management
Keywords: Industrial organizational buying behaviour; Decision making process; Conditions of purchase situation; Purchasing decision-making
Date: 2007
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