Lukkarinen, Juha; Majava, Jukka (2020) Supplies inventory management in a corporation context : a case study. International Journal of Management, Knowledge and Learning. 9(2), pp.169-184. http://www.issbs.si/press/ISSN/2232-5697/9-2.pdf
Supplies inventory management in a corporation context : a case study
|Author:||Lukkarinen, Juha1; Majava, Jukka1|
1University of Oulu, Finland
|Online Access:||PDF Full Text (PDF, 0.1 MB)|
|Persistent link:|| http://urn.fi/urn:nbn:fi-fe20201217101076
|Publish Date:|| 2020-12-17
Inventories and inventory management are integral in supply chain and logistics activities. This study analyses supplies inventory management in a corporation and the unique challenges in this context. The study is qualitative, and a case study of an organisation’s inventory management practices is conducted. The findings highlight the importance of reliable inventory data, documented inventory management practices and unified inventory management organisation. They also illustrate the issues and development needs in supplies inventory management in a corporation. Despite the single case study generalisability limitations, managers can utilise the findings as a reference for inventory management development projects in corporations.
International journal of management, knowledge and learning
|Pages:||169 - 184|
|Type of Publication:||
A1 Journal article – refereed
|Field of Science:||
222 Other engineering and technologies
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