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Research Paper | Business Studies | Rwanda | Volume 9 Issue 7, July 2020
Effects of Organizational Policy on the Procurement Performance in Manufacturing Firms in Rwanda: Case of Bralirwa
Gakunde.V | Mulyungi M. P 
Abstract: The purpose of this study was to assess the effects organizational policy on the procurement performance of manufacturing firms in Rwanda a case of BRALIRWA Ltd. A combination of descriptive and correlation research design embracing qualitative and quantitative approaches and with the use of a questionnaire was conducted on 65 respondents; including 25 suppliers and 40 staff drawn from procurement and logistic 5, operations and production 20, ICT 5, and human resource 10. The data obtained thereof was analyzed by the use of Statistical Package for Social Scientists (SPSS) program. In addition, a multiple regression analysis was computed for the influence of organizational policy on the procurement performance. Results indicate that coefficient r=0.568, p=0.000, implying that 56.8 % of the variations in the in the procurement performance could be explained by organizational policy. Further p=0.000, suggesting the relationship between the independent and the dependent variable was statistically significant at 0.01 confidence level. The study concludes that organizational policy is a critical component for successful and functional procurement process within the manufacturing firms in Rwanda. Development and implementation of appropriate organizational policies should therefore be embraced by all manufacturing firms in Rwanda.
Keywords: Inventory, Inventory control, Material Resource Planning MRP, Enterprise Resource Planning ERP, Supply Chains, Supply chain performance
Edition: Volume 9 Issue 7, July 2020,
Pages: 988 - 993