Effects of e-procurement on organizational performance

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To ensure efficient, resilient, sustainable and competitive supply chain systems, supply chain managers and companies have drifted their attention and focus from being individuals and organizations to being supply chain with concentration on internet systems (e-procurement). Supply chain managers now have the comprehensive responsibility of understanding and ensuring the complete performance of supply chain management systems to ensure the driven competitive advantage that organizations seek and to holistically improve the performance of the organizations whiles balancing the streamlined satisfaction of the consumers in the modern age is much dependent on e-procurement for safety and reliable supply chain. A quantitative and descriptive research strategy remained employed for the study. A total of 286 respondents were sampled for the study and a questionnaire instrument was employed in gathering data from all the sampled respondents accordingly. Descriptive analysis was performed to aid the presentation of quantitative descriptions in addition to examining the outcomes of e-procurement on organizational performance. The study findings revealed that, there exist a significant and effective relationship between e-procurement and organizational performance. The study therefore commends those future studies looks at e-procurement and organizational performance in a broader perspective. Additionally, future studies should examine the topic in the context of other countries other than Ghana.
A thesis submitted to the department of supply chain and information systems, institute of distance learning in partial fulfillment of the requirement for the award of the degree of master of science (logistics and supply chain management)