Inventory Management And Organization Productivity Case Study Of Tororo General Hospital, Tororo District, Uganda

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ABSTRACT

The theme of the study was inventory management and organization productivity. The casestudy was Tororo general Hospital. Sample sizes of 50 respondents were used. A descriptive survey design involved the

use of questionnaires for data collection.

The research had various objectives and these included; general objective, this was to establish relationship between inventory control and firm performance in

manufacturing sector, and specific objectives to identify the various control systems, examine the various problems associated with the systems and to establish the relationship b·etween the systems and performance of Tororo Genral Hospital.

The findings arose from a study that was conducted. The data was analyzed using frequency counts and percentages aimed at establishing the relationship between Inventory control and firm performance in the manufacturing sector. In conclusion, the study signifies a relationship between the inventory management

and organization productivity Tororo general hospital though findings revealed that among other factors that some employees do not influence the existence of control

systems.

The researcher recommends that for all institutions, public resources management systems should provide a basic structure understandable to all stakeholders about

how well resources are being utilized for the common interests. All public officials in Uganda should take planning as a critical obligation on their part and as a foundation for effective and efficient utilization of resources and tax payers' money.

 

 

TABLE OF CONTENT

DECLARATION ................................................................................................ i

APPROVAL ..................................................................................................... ii

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT ................................................................................... iii

List of abbreviation ...................................................................................... iv

List of tables ................................................................................................ vii

List of figures ............................................................................................. viii

ABSTRACT .................................................................................................... ix

CHAPTER ONE: INTRODUCTION ........................................................................ 1

1.1 Background of the Study ................................................................................. 1

1.2 Statement of the Problem ................................................................................ 3

1.3 Purpose of the study ...................................................................................... 4

1. 4 Objectives of the study .................................................................................. 4

1.SnResearch Questions ........................................................................................ 4

1.6 nThe Scope of the Study ................................................................................. 4

1.6.1 Content scope .............................................................................................. 4

1.6.2 Geographical scope ...................................................................................... 5

1.6.3 Time scope .................................................................................................. 5

1. 7 The Significance of the study ........................................................................... 5

1.8 Conceptual framework .................................................................................... 6

CHAPTER TWO: LITERATURE REVIEW .......................................................... 6

2.0 Introduction ................................................................................................... 6

2.1 Inventory Management system used by the organizations ................................. 7

2.2 Factors affecting inventory management and organization's productivity .......... 14

2.3 Organization productivity ............................................................................... 19

2.4 Relationships between inventory management and organization productivity .... 23

CHAPTER THREE :METHODOLOGY .............................................................. 25

3.0 Introduction ................................................................................................. 25

3.1 Research Design ........................................................................................... 25

3.2 Study Population ........................................................................................... 25

3.3 Sample Frame and sample size ...................................................................... 26

3.4 Sample size ........................................................................................... 26

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3.4 Sampling Technique ...................................................................................... 26

3.5 Source of Data .............................................................................................. 26

3.5.1 Primary Data ............................................................................................. 26

3.5.2 Secondary Source ...................................................................................... 27

3.6 Data Collection Methods ................................................................................ 27

3.6.1 Questionnaires ........................................................................................... 27

3.6.2 Interviewing .............................................................................................. 27

3.7 Reliability and validity .................................................................................... 28

3.8 Data Analysis and Management ..................................................................... 28

3.9 Research Procedure ...................................................................................... 28

3.10 Limitation of the Study ................................................................................ 29

CHAPTER FOUR: PRESENTATION, ANALYSIS AND INTERPRETATION OF

THE RESEARCH FINDINGS 111111•••=••11111 11 11••······••111•••1n111aa111a111111111aaaaa••···••111••·••1u1111111111aaca111111a11111111111a 30

4.0. Introduction ................................................................................................ 30

4.1. Demographic characteristics of respondents .................................................. 30

4.2. Inventory Control Systems ........................................................................... 34

4.3. Problems Associated with Inventory Control Systems ..................................... 39

CHAPTER FIVE: SUMMARY CONCLUSION AND RECOMMENDATIONS ....... 49

5.0 Introduction ................................................................................................. 49

5.1 Summary of the findings ............................................................................... 50

5.1.1 Inventory Control Systems .......................................................................... 50

5.1.2 Problems Associated with Inventory Control ................................................ 50

5.1.3 Relationship between Inventory Control and Firm performance ..................... 51

5.2 Conclusion .................................................................................................... 51

5.3 Recommendations ........................................................................................ 52

5.4 Area for Further Research ............................................................................. 52

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APPENDICES ............................................................................................... 56

APPENDIX A: ...................................................................................................... 56

APPENDIX I: WORK PLAN .................................................................................. 61

APPENDIX 11: Budget ........................................................................................ 62

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Research, S. (2022). Inventory Management And Organization Productivity Case Study Of Tororo General Hospital, Tororo District, Uganda. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/inventory-management-and-organization-productivity-case-study-of-tororo-general-hospital-tororo-district-uganda

MLA 8th

Research, SSA "Inventory Management And Organization Productivity Case Study Of Tororo General Hospital, Tororo District, Uganda" Afribary. Afribary, 20 Aug. 2022, https://afribary.com/works/inventory-management-and-organization-productivity-case-study-of-tororo-general-hospital-tororo-district-uganda. Accessed 06 Oct. 2022.

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Research, SSA . "Inventory Management And Organization Productivity Case Study Of Tororo General Hospital, Tororo District, Uganda". Afribary, Afribary, 20 Aug. 2022. Web. 06 Oct. 2022. < https://afribary.com/works/inventory-management-and-organization-productivity-case-study-of-tororo-general-hospital-tororo-district-uganda >.

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Research, SSA . "Inventory Management And Organization Productivity Case Study Of Tororo General Hospital, Tororo District, Uganda" Afribary (2022). Accessed October 06, 2022. https://afribary.com/works/inventory-management-and-organization-productivity-case-study-of-tororo-general-hospital-tororo-district-uganda