Research Papers/Topics in Procurement and Supply Chain Management

The Impact of Maritime Fraud on Shopping Operations in the Nigerian Port Authority

A STUDY OF MARITIME FRAUD  Abstract: This study examined maritime fraud and its effects on world seaborne trade. The Nigeria port authority is in charge of seaport and other marine elements in Nigeria and responsible for the regulations of shipping and other international trade in the country. This study adopted a doctrinal method. That is, library oriented using a qualitative research design. The internet was also consulted. Materials consulted are statute books, international treaties, t...

Procurement Procedures and Project Success of Selected Government Institutions in Rwanda

ABSTRACT The purpose of the study was to investigate the effects of procurement procedures on the success of projects in selected government institutions. The objectives of the study were to determine the extent of the procurement procedures in selected government institutions; determine the level of project success in selected government institutions; and to determine if there is a significant relationship between procurement procedures and the success of projects. The main method of data co...

Evaluation of Outsourcing and Its Performance Management in Relation to Profitability of an Organisation. A Case Study of Kampala City Council

ABSTRACT Following continuous loss of money by Kampala City Council due to shoddy work by the contractors, a study was conducted to make an evaluation of outsourcing and its performance management in relation to the profitability of an organization ofKCC The objectives of the study were to examine the outsourcing policy of Kampala City Council and to suggest ways of improving the outsourcing policy ofKCC The researcher used both primary and secondary data sources. the primary date sources com...

Supplier Appraisal On Organization Performance: A Case Study of Muteesa I Royal University -Kakeeka Campus

ABSTRACT This research study sought to establish the impact of supplier appraisal on performance of an organization. The researcher adopted a descriptive research design. The analysis involved primary data obtained through questionnaires, interviews and secondary data, which was obtained from relevant journals and books. It was evident from the findings that supplier appraisal at Muteesa 1 Royal University Kakeeka Campus was effectively conducted as indicated by 75% percent of the responses. ...

Risk Assessment and Procurement Management in Government Parastatals Case Study of Mulago, Teaching Research and Referral Hospital Kampala Uganda

ABSTRACT The study was undertaken under the topic risk assessment and procurement management. With the aim of establishing the impact of risks in ensuring effective procurement. Chapter one, describes an overview of risk assessment and procurement management. In Mulago hospital (UG), the statement of the problem, research objectives, research questions, significance of the study and the conceptual frame work which describes the relationship between the two variables. Chapter two has an overvi...

Logistics Management and Organisation Performance; A Case Study of Harris International (U) Limited

TABLE OF CONTENTSDECLARATIONAPPROVAL iiDEDICATION iiiACKNOWLEDGEMENT ivTABLE OF CONTENTS vLIST OF ACRONYMS viiiLIST OF FIGURES ixABSTRACTCHAPTER ONE 11.0 Introduction1.1 Background to the Study I1.2 Problem Statement 31.3 Purpose of the Study 31.4 Study Objectives 31.5 Research Questions 41.6 Scope of the Study 41.6,1 Subject Scope 41.6.2 Time Scope 41.6.3 Geographical Scope 41.7 Significance of the Study 41.8 Conceptual frame work 5CHAPTER TWO 6LITERATURE REVIEW 62.0 Introduction 62.1 Key Co...

The Impact of Policy Guidelines and Efficiency in Public Procurement the Case Study of Civil Aviation Authority in Entebbe Uganda

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Ethical Issues and Procurement Process in Public Sector A Case Study of Government Aided Health Units in Makindye Division:

ABSTRACT:This research dealt with the effects of ethical issues on the procurement process in public health sector of Makindye Division Kampala. The study was conducted through a descriptive survey research Design. The research was guided by the following research questions; what is the relationship between ethiQs and the procurement process of public Health sector in MakindyeDivision?, what is the impact of unethical conduct on the procurement process of public Health Sec...

Causes and Effects of Delayed Lead Time in Distribution of Pharmaceutical Products A Case Study of Hawse Mcgeorge Laborex Limited

ABSTRACT This study focused on the causes of delayed lead time and their effects on productivity in organization. A Case study of Hawse McGeorge was examined and the results taken to represent other organizations. The specific objective of his study was to scrutinize how delayed lead times cause and to what extends it affects productivity at Hawse Me George Iaborex limited and some strategies that will bring improvement to the problem in the organization. The study identified factors that con...

Public Procurement Reforms and Service Delivery. Case Study of Ky Ankw Anzi District Local Government

ABSTRACT The purpose of the research was to determine the impact of public procurement reforms on service delivery using KyanDLG as the case study. The objectives of the study are; to determine the influence of amendments on thresholds on service delivery in KyanDLG to evaluate the influence of introduction of force account on service delivery in KyanDLG and to examine the influence of amendments on administrative review process on service delivery in Kyankwanzi district local government. Dat...

Effective Procurement Planning On the Efficiency of the Procurement Function in Private Organisations. A Case Study of Phenix Logistics Uganda Limited

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Contribution of the Procurement Department to Organisations

ABSTRACT The study aimed at finding out how the procurement departments contribute to the success of organisations in terms of quality management, cost rationalisation and timely procurement/ delivery. A case study ofMulago Hospital was taken, were response was drawn from three main departments namely; the User departments (Medical, Administration, Accounts and Finance), then the Procurement department it self. The respondents from all departments included; Doctors, Accountants, Nurses, Param...

Supplier Evaluation and Organizational Performance a Case Study of Arua District Local Government

ABSTRACT The purpose of the study was to examine the relationship between supplier evaluation and organization performance with the case study of ADLG with the aim of making recommendations and conclusions. The study was guided by objectives specifically to examine the relationship between supplier evaluation and organization performance, the criteria used for evaluating and the benefits of supplier evaluation. The study involved secondary sources of data where the researcher related his work...

The Effects of Raw Material Inputs On Product Quality in a Manufacturing Firm. Case Study (Nile Breweriess Limited)

ABSTRACT This study was cmried out to assess the effects of raw materials inputs on product quality in manufacturing industries. Data was collected through the use of questionnaires accompanied by observation and interviews. The study involved 20 respondents. These were all involved in different activities at different departments. It was revealed that there is a close relationship between Raw material inputs on product quality factors such as moisture content of grains, hardness of grains, b...

Inventory Management and Customer Satisfaction. A Case of Spear Motors Limited Kampala

ABSTRACT The purpose of the study was to establish or investigate the relationship between inventory management and customer satisfaction in Spear Mctors Limited Kampala basing on the following objectives, to examine inventory management techniques used in organization, to find out the factors affect customer satisfaction in organizations, to establish the relationship between inventory management and customer satisfaction. The researcher used descriptive and quantitative research designs. Co...


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