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== Buying firm's expectation of relationship continuity (alpha = 0.861) ==


=== Items ===
We expect our relationship with this supplier to last a long time.
The relationship we have with this supplier is essentially 'evergreen'.
It is assumed that renewal of agreements in this relationship will occur.
The parties make plans not only for terms of current purchases, but also for the continuance of the relationship.


=== Source ===
Krause (1999): The antecedents of buying firms' efforts to improve suppliers. Journal of Operations Management, Vol. 17, No. 2, pp 205–224.