The impact of stores design and layout on productivity of the organization: a case of century bottling company- coca-cola:

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Kampala International University. College of Economics & Management
The purpose of the study was to determine the impact of stores design and layout on productivity of the organization: a case of century bottling company. The objectives were to establish the different store designs and layouts, to examine the effect of store designs on productivity and to establish relationship between store layout and organization productivity in century bottling company. The study involved the use of a descriptive case study research design involving quantitative approach. The data was collected from a sample of 40 respondents from the target population employees of the company who were from the categories of procurement department, logistics and administrators. The researcher used purpose sampling technique and simple random sampling to select the respondents. The data was collected using closed ended questionnaires from the respondents. The analysis was done using the quantitative techniques of analysis using Microsoft excel based on entirely descriptive statistics based on frequency and percentages to explore the interaction of the variables. The findings reveal that century bottling company use different store designs and layout in their way of operation have an effect on productivity of the organizations; the study also concludes that store design and layout has an effect on the productivity of the organization. The study concludes that effective lay of the stores facilitate easy movement of goods in the store necessary for the effective management of the organization. The study should design effective designs and layouts to facilitate the management of the stores on the day to day basis with actual intention to generate effectiveness in the management of the stores function.
a research report submitted to the college of economics and management in a partial fulfillment for the requirements of the award of a bachelor’s degree in supplies and procurement management of Kampala international university.
stores design, productivity, century bottling company- coca-cola