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Empirically Validating JIT: Case Of A Business Organization In Bahrain

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Saad Darwish, Zorah Abu Kassim,Isa Sharif Mohammed Abdulla



J.I.T., Case Study, Supply Chain Management



This study empirically validated J.I.T. principles, specifically ineffective stock control management in a business organization in Bahrain. The methodology employed is descriptive statistics, Pearson Correlations and Multiple Regression. One hundred one employees of Ashraf's W.L.L. Company participated by a questionnaire survey. Findings indicate a positive relationship between supplier relationship, management attitude and employee approval and J.I.T. practice inefficient stock keeping. However, there was a negative relationship between work distribution and stock control and J.I.T. practice of stock-keeping while the time factor is insignificant. Managerial implications are; management attitude and support essential; good supplier relationship plays an integral role. Thus, communication vital, and employees need to be empowered. H.R., therefore, plays a strategic role in organizations. Limitations of study; small sample size and no interactive effects examined. Further studies; other factors could be considered such as zero defects, quality control.



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