International Journal of Economics and Business Administration
Articles Information
International Journal of Economics and Business Administration, Vol.4, No.1, Mar. 2018, Pub. Date: Mar. 24, 2018
Supply Chain Management and Productivity in Nigeria
Pages: 15-20 Views: 605 Downloads: 257
Authors
[01] John Nkeobuna Nnah Ugoani, College of Management and Social Sciences, Rhema University, Aba, Nigeria.
[02] Anthony Ugoani, Department of Mechanical Engineering, College of Engineering and Engineering Technology, Federal Polytechnic, Unwana, Nigeria.
Abstract
Globalization and managing across cultures and borders make the business sense of efficient supply chain management more challenging than ever before. The demand and supply chain can now be as long or as short as the distance between suppliers and consumers who have critical influence on the value chain. This is important because the demand and supply chain processes often have profound effect on productivity levels of the organization. The exploratory research design was deployed for the investigation to gauge the effect of supply chain management on productivity. Through regression analysis it was found that for a 1 percent increase in supply chain management productivity increases by 1.88 percent.
Keywords
Logistics, Productivity, Value chain, Supply Chain, Network, E-commerce
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