EFFECTS OF MANUFACTURING FIRM’S CAPACITY PLANNING ON PERFORMANCE OF THE FIRM

Dr Kifordu Anthony A. and Williams Odiwo   (Published 2017)

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Abstract

This study investigated capacity planning and performance in the manufacturing sector in the Southeastern States of Nigeria based on selected Brewing industries. The population of the study was 740 staff of the brewing industry in South-Eastearn Nigeria. The sample size of 509 was obtained using a Taro Yamani’s statistical formula. The study used questionnaire and oral interview guide for data gathering. A test- retest stood completed using Spearman’s rank correlation, giving a coefficient of 0.9. Findings revealed that capacity planning significantly enriched economic performance of the industry studied. There existed a strong affirmative relationship among capacity necessities planning and resources requirements planning. The paper suggested use of capacity planning as a technique to improve all performance factors. Similarly, performance advantage subsist from the correlation of volume requirements plans and resources requirements planning. The paper summarily held the position that volume preparation improved the economic performance in the industry under review. This inferred that goals achievement is possible. Likewise, the finding of substantial constructive association between volume supplies planning and resources supplies planning inferred an affirmative communication between the variables. This meant that resources supplies planning which was a method of organizing the detailed production plans could lead to an improvement of capacity supplies planning. That is to say, they are taking future decisions on the substances required for production capability of the brewing facility. 


Item Type: Journal article(non-copyrighted)
Format: PDF document,   565.06 KB
Copyright: Creative Commons LicenseCreative Commons license
Keywords: Capacity Planning, Employee, Economic Performance, Manufacturing, Brewing, Firm
Department: Accounting and Economics
Field of Study: Business Administration
Uploaded By: Aimomoh Joseph Inofe
Date Added: 26 Jun 2018 9:37am
Last Modified: 02 Jul 2018
Journal URL: http://edouniversity.edu.ng/oer/journal/effects_of_manufacturing_firms_capacity_planning_on_performance_of_the_firm


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