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Title: The effects of raw material inputs on product quality in a Manufacturing firm:
Other Titles: case study (Nile Breweriess Limited)
Authors: Owera, Sam
Keywords: Raw material inputs
Product quality
Issue Date: Sep-2012
Publisher: Kampala International University, College of Economics and Management
Abstract: This study was cmried out to assess the effects of raw materials inputs on product quality in manufacturing industries. Data was collected through the use of questionnaires accompanied by observation and interviews. The study involved 20 respondents. These were all involved in different activities at different departments. It was revealed that there is a close relationship between Raw material inputs on product quality factors such as moisture content of grains, hardness of grains, broken or whole grains had an effect on the alcohol content of the beer, it's taste and aroma. The results indicate that there is need to incorporate new measures of determining quality of the raw materials like ascertaining the scent or smell of the raw materials in addition to observing moistre content, hardness and whole or brokenness of the grains. Finally recommendations were made like: initiating outgrawers of some raw materials like sorghum to ensure standard and easy accessibility of raw materials, incorporating scent or smell of the grains to ascertain the quality of the Raw materials.
Description: A research report submitted to the college of applied economics and management science in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the award of a Bachelor’s Degree in supplies and procurement management of Kampala International University
Appears in Collections:Bachelor's Degree in Supply and Procument Management

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