Inventory Management on Performance

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DECLARATION
I, Lucy Lakot, do declare hereby that this proposal is my original work and that it has not been submitted for an award of a diploma or a degree in any institution of higher learning anywhere.

Signature…………………………………. Date ………………………………………

APPROVAL
This is to satisfy that this research proposal is written under my supervision and is now ready for submission to the Faculty of business and development studies (FBDS)

Signed…………………………… Date…………………………… Mr.Mshilla Maghanga

DEDICATION
I dedicate this proposal to my late mother, Mrs Adong Santina, my father, Mr. Pungole, my brother Okello Innocent, late Okello Alex, my beloved sister Alal Cavin, Atenyo Nighty, Aol Grace and Lucy Lakot

TABLE OF CONTENTS
Contents Pages
DECLARATIONi
APPROVALii
DEDICATIONiii
TABLE OF CONTENTSiv
LISTS OF ABBREVATIONS/ACRONYMSviii
LIST OF TABLESix
CHAPTER ONE: INTRODUCTION1
1.0Introduction1
1.1Background1
1.3Purpose of the Study3
1.4Objectives of the Study4
1.5Research Questions4
1.6Scope of the Study4
1.6.1Geographical scope4
1.6.2Subject Scope5
1.6.3Time Scope5
1.7 Significance of the Study5
1.8Structure of the Research Proposal6
CHAPTER TWO: LITERATURE REVIEW7
2.0Introduction7
2.1The Concept of Inventory Management7
2.2Techniques of Inventory Management in Organization8
2.2.1First In First Out (FIFO)8
2.2.2Last In Fast Out (LIFO)9
2.2.3Weighted Average9
2.2.4The Re Order Level System (ROL)/ Fixed Order Point System9 2.2.5The Periodic Review System/ Fixed Interval10
2.2.6The Economic Order Quantity Analysis (EOQ)10
2.2.7The ABC Analysis10
2.2.8Just In Time Technique10
2. 3Principles of Good Inventory Management11
2.3.1Cleanliness and Organization11
2.3.2The Principles of Stock Rotation12
2.3.3Tracking12
2.4Organizational Performance12
2.4.1Indicators of Performance14
2.4.2Social Responsibility15
2.4.3Strategic Cost Management15
2.4.4Information Sharing15
2.4.5Flexibility16
2.5Relationship between Inventory Management and Performance16 CHAPTER THREE: METHODOLOGY18
3.0Introduction18
3.1Research Design18
3.2Area of study18
3.3Target population18
3.4Population and Sample Size19
3.4.1Procedures of Data Collection20
3.4.2Sample Technique20
3.5 Data Sources20
3.5.1Primary Data21
3.5.2Secondary Data21
3.6Data Collection methods21
3.6.1Questionnaires21
3.6.2Observation guide22
3.6.3Interview guide22
3.7 Data Processing and Analysis22
3.7.1Data Analysis and Management22
3.8Ethical Considerations23
3.9Limitation of the Study23
REFERENCE25
APPENDICES27
APENDIX 1: WORK PLAN 201227
APENDIX 2: BUDGET ESTIMATES28
APPENDIX 3: QUESTIONAIRE INSTRUMENTS29
SECTION A: Demographic Characteristic29
SECTION B: Techniques of inventory management in Anaka General Hospital?30 SECTION C: Indicator of the organizational performance31
SECTION D: The relationship between inventory management and organizational performance33 SECTION E: Evaluation of the factors that affects the performance of Anaka General Hospital34

LISTS OF ABBREVATIONS/ACRONYMS
AGHAnaka General Hospital
AVSIAssociazione Volontari Peril Servizio Internationale DHODistrict Health Officer
EOQEconomic Order Quantity
FIFOFirst in First out
LIFOLast in First out
MSMedical Superintendent
NDLGNwoya District Local Government
PHCPrimary Health Care
ROLReorder Level
SWOTStrength, Weakness, Opportunity and Threat
WHOWorld Health Organization

LIST OF TABLES
Table 1: 3 The researcher samples sizes

CHAPTER ONE:
INTRODUCTION
1.0Introduction
This chapter highlights the inventory management and performance in general public Hospital case study of Anaka General Hospital Nwoya District. This chapter gives the background to the study, statement of the problem, purpose of the study, objectives of the study, research questions, scope of...
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