An analysis of the factors affecting the procurement section in relation to performance measurement: case study of the Cotton Company of Zimbabwe (2017-2018).
Manhimanzi, Charlene K.
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The researcher investigated the challenges faced by COTTCO in analysing procurement performance measurement and also identified the necessary actions taken by the management to supply chain officers to ensure that the best procurement procedures/activities are adhered to. The researcher used descriptive research design in the form of a case study made use of eighty questionnaires supplemented by face to face interviews done by five executives of the company. The data collected was analysed using percentages and presented using statistical tables, pie charts and graphs. A population of one hundred and fifty people and a sample of eighty respondents were used in this research. The study concluded that the Cotton Company of Zimbabwe does not have the set procedures which should be followed in order to evaluate the performance of the procurement section. The researcher recommended that there must be availability of funds to finance the procurement activities should be sourced to meet the procurement demands.