Environmental Factors that influence Supply Chain Management Implementation in the Manufacturing Industries in Kenya: A Case of Manufacturing Industries in Nairobi, Kenya

  • Stephen Waithaka Titus Kenyatta University
  • Tom Kimani Mburu Africa Economic Research Consortium
  • Julius Koror Kenyatta University
  • Stephen Muathe Kenyatta University
Keywords: Supply chain management systems, SCS Implementation, manufacturing industries, Kenya

Abstract

The study looked at the factors influencing the implementation of supply chain management in the manufacturing industries in Kenya. The target population was the 52 manufacturing industries in Nairobi. Data was collected using questionnaires and semi-structured interview guide. A logit model was used to draw inferences on the factors influencing the implementation of supply chain management implementation in the manufacturing industries in Kenya. Two factors were found to positively and influence implementation of supply chain management implementation in the manufacturing industries in Kenya, while two other factors we found to hinder the implementation of supply chain management implementation in the manufacturing industries in Kenya.

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Author Biographies

Stephen Waithaka Titus, Kenyatta University

Lecturer, Communication and Information Technology Department, Kenyatta University, Nairobi, KENYA

Tom Kimani Mburu, Africa Economic Research Consortium

Manager, Training and Programs, Africa Economic Research Consortium, Nairobi, KENYA

Julius Koror, Kenyatta University

Lecturer, Economics Department, Kenyatta University, Nairobi, KENYA

Stephen Muathe, Kenyatta University

Lecturer, School of Business, Kenyatta University, Nairobi, KENYA

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Published
2012-12-20
How to Cite
Titus, S. W., Mburu, T. K., Koror, J. and Muathe, S. (2012) “Environmental Factors that influence Supply Chain Management Implementation in the Manufacturing Industries in Kenya: A Case of Manufacturing Industries in Nairobi, Kenya”, ABC Journal of Advanced Research, 1(2), pp. 104-111. Available at: https://i-proclaim.my/journals/index.php/abcjar/article/view/76 (Accessed: 22November2019).
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