THE APPLICATION OF COMPUTER TECHNOLOGY ON THE INVENTORY CONTROL SYSTEM AS A PRODUCTIVITY IMPROVEMENT STRATEGY IN NIYYA FARMS NIGERIA LIMITED KADUNA

ABSTRACT

The primary objective of this research work, the application of computer technology on the inventory control system as a productivity improvement strategy in Niyya Farm Nigeria limited Kaduna is to carry out paper investigation as regards the awareness and reaction of people concerning the project topic, taking Niyya Farm Kaduna as a case study. The write-up center on discussing inventory control system, computer and also the problem of manual inventory control system in an organization. In order to achieve this goal, the researcher uses questionnaire method of data collection to gather information about the subject matter, from general/inventory staff of Niyya Farm Kaduna. Hence the data gathered are presented and analyzed in a tabular form in order to give vivid and clear interpretation. Finally the researcher summaries his findings, draw a conclusion and gave necessary recommendation for Niyya Farm and other companies who have not yet computerized their inventory system.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Title page    –        –        –        –        –  i

Declaration –        –        –        –        –   ii

Approval page     –        –        –        –  iii

Dedication –        –        –        –        –  iv

Acknowledgement         –        –        –       v

Abstract      –        –        –        –  –        vi

Table of Content –        –        –        –    vii

CHAPTER ONE

1.1    Background of the study          –        –   1

1.2    Statement of the problem         –        –    3

1.3    Objectives of the study   –        –        –  5

1.4    Statement of hypothesis          –        –     6

1.5    Significance of the study          –          6

1.6    Scope of the study          –        –       –        7

1.7    Limitations of the study           –        –        7

1.8    Historical background of case study –        –     8

1.9    Definition of terms         –        –          –        10

CHAPTER TWO: Literature Review

2.1     Inventory    –        –        –        –   12

2.2     Inventory control –        –        –        –    12

2.3     Techniques of inventory control       –        –  15

2.4     Reason for holding inventory  –        –        –  21

2.5     Computer             –        –        –        –  23

2.6     Computer in manufacturing industry         –       26

2.7     Cost benefit of computerization        –        –  30

CHAPTER THREE: Research Methodology

3.1     Research design    –        –        –        –   32

3.2     Research population      –        –        –     32

3.3     Sample size and sampling techniques         –     33

3.4     Methods of gathering data       –        –        33

3.5     Justification for the method used      –        –  35

3.6     Method of data analysis –        –        –       35

3.7     Justification of instrument used        –        36

CHAPTER FOUR: Data Presentation and Analysis

4.1     Introduction         –        –        –        – 37

4.2     Presentation and Analysis of Data    –        –  37

4.3     Test of hypothesis         –        –         –        48

CHAPTER FIVE

Summary of findings, conclusion and Recommendations

5.1     Summary of findings     –        –        –   51

5.2     Conclusion –        –        –        –      52

5.3     Recommendation –        –        –       52

References

Appendices

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