The inventory management and organizational performance: a case study of Mukwano group of companies.

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Kampala International University, College of Economics and Management.
The purpose of the study was to establish or examine the relationship between inventory management and organizational performance in Mukwano group of companies basing on the following objectives, to determine the inventory management techniques used by Mukwano Group of Companies, to determine the challenges of implementing inventory management in Kampala, to determine the relationship between inventory management and organizational performance. The researcher used descriptive and quantitative research designs. The sample size of 35 respondents were selected using stratified random sampling. Self-administered questionnaires were used to collect data. Primary data was collected through use of questionnaires, interviews and secondary data was collected from magazines, journals and articles. Data was collected, edited and analyzed. According to the findings, the organization involves in production planning, inventories are reviewed periodically which improves organizational performance. The study showed positive relationship between inventory management and organizational performance. It was also concluded that inventory management techniques were effectively considered in Mukwano Group of Companies. It was recommended that management of MGCs should provide support to workers in order to improve or proper implementation of inventory management techniques that are up-to date. Also was recommended that management of MGCS should ensure that inventory management techniques are practiced by people with trained qualifications and skills.
A research report submitted to the college of economics and management in partial fulfillment of the requirement for the award of bachelor’s degree of supply and procurement management of Kampala International University.
Inventory management, Organizational Performance, Mukwano group of companies.