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Research Paper | Management | Kenya | Volume 7 Issue 3, March 2018
The Effect of E-Procurement on the Performance of Procurement Functions at Skyward Express Limited
Abdiwahab Abdinoor Abdow | Dr. Dennis Juma  | Chris Jared Odondi 
Abstract: In any organization procurement of products usually occurs in a daily basis, and the process is usually affected by several factors. Procurement is a process and start by identification of the need or desire to have something, then scanning the environment to know where the resources can be obtained and the process includes knowing when, where and how to get these resources. Hence the study seek to establish the effect of E-procurement adoption on the performance of procurement functions at Skyward Express limited. It focused a lot on the following specific objectives, to examine the effect of web-based Enterprise Resource Planning on the performance of procurement functions, determine the effect of Electronic maintenance, repair and operations on the performance of procurement functions and to establish effect of E-sourcing on the performance of procurement functions. This study adopted a descriptive research design. The target population of this study consisted of the 51 employees directly involved in procurement activities of the organization. The study adopted census where all 51 respondents were engaged in the study. Primary data was collected using structured questionnaires. Analysis and interpretation of the data was done using both qualitative and quantitative methods according to research objectives and research questions. The data collected was summarized, classified, tabulated and analyzed qualitatively. Data presentation was inform of charts, graphs and table and the findings suggested web-based Enterprise resource planning, Electronic maintenance, repair and operations, E-sourcing significantly affect the performance of the organization, the study also establishes the relationship between the variables and how they are linked to the findings. Later the conclusion was drawn giving a room for the suggestion for more studies to be done on the conceptual area.
Keywords: E-procurement, financing, organizational culture, performance of procurement functions Skyward Express Kenya
Edition: Volume 7 Issue 3, March 2018,
Pages: 1732 - 1737
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