Do inventory practices correlate with inventory management performance? : A cross-sectional study in Malaysian public hospitals

The study is aimed to evaluate the correlation between inventory management practices, represented by inventory control towards inventory management performance.A cross-sectional, descriptive study was undertaken.A total of 143 public hospitals in Malaysia were approached for the study using an onli...

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Main Authors: Ahmad Mahyadin@Mahidin, Fariza, Yusoff, Rushami Zien, Saad, Rohaizah, Mohd Asaad, Norhasni
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Published: Malaysian Academy of SME & Entrepreneurship Development (MASMED), Universiti Teknologi MARA 2016
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spelling my.uum.repo.212792017-03-02T04:06:53Z http://repo.uum.edu.my/21279/ Do inventory practices correlate with inventory management performance? : A cross-sectional study in Malaysian public hospitals Ahmad Mahyadin@Mahidin, Fariza Yusoff, Rushami Zien Saad, Rohaizah Mohd Asaad, Norhasni RA Public aspects of medicine TS Manufactures The study is aimed to evaluate the correlation between inventory management practices, represented by inventory control towards inventory management performance.A cross-sectional, descriptive study was undertaken.A total of 143 public hospitals in Malaysia were approached for the study using an online questionnaires. Descriptive statistics were used for elaborating demographic characteristics while for inferential statistics, a Pearson Correlation Analysis was used to test the effects of inventory control on inventory management performance.Analysis were performed using SPSS 21.0.Out of 103 online questionnaires, 81 were returned with a response rate of 78.64%.Positive linear correlations between inventory control (r = 0.799, n=81, p < 0.01) towards inventory management performance were observed. Therefore, the results as portrayed showed that by increasing the inventory control, it will lead to increasing inventory management performance. Positive correlation between both variables will further help in the prevention and management of inventory (drugs). Therefore, a good practice of controlling drug management should be implemented by public hospitals in Malaysia.Also, learning on drugs management from Pharmacy Department of public hospitals could be transferable to pharmacy department of private hospitals and inventory department of other organisations.This study is limited to the Malaysian public healthcare sector.In order to improve generalist ability, this study could be replicated in private hospitals and other industries sector.The findings shed light and provided useful guidelines to the Main Medical Store (MMS) of public hospitals to better improve the inventory control (drug management) towards inventory management performance. Suggestions for future research are also included. Malaysian Academy of SME & Entrepreneurship Development (MASMED), Universiti Teknologi MARA 2016 Article PeerReviewed application/pdf en http://repo.uum.edu.my/21279/1/AEJ%202%201%202016%2067%2077.pdf Ahmad Mahyadin@Mahidin, Fariza and Yusoff, Rushami Zien and Saad, Rohaizah and Mohd Asaad, Norhasni (2016) Do inventory practices correlate with inventory management performance? : A cross-sectional study in Malaysian public hospitals. ASEAN Entrepreneurship Journal (AEJ), 2 (1). pp. 67-77. ISSN 2289-2125 http://aej.uitm.edu.my/main/index.php/current-issue/volume-2-issue-1-2016/25-do-inventory-practices-correlate-with-inventory-management-performance-a-cross-sectional-study-in-malaysian-public-hospitals
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Do inventory practices correlate with inventory management performance? : A cross-sectional study in Malaysian public hospitals
description The study is aimed to evaluate the correlation between inventory management practices, represented by inventory control towards inventory management performance.A cross-sectional, descriptive study was undertaken.A total of 143 public hospitals in Malaysia were approached for the study using an online questionnaires. Descriptive statistics were used for elaborating demographic characteristics while for inferential statistics, a Pearson Correlation Analysis was used to test the effects of inventory control on inventory management performance.Analysis were performed using SPSS 21.0.Out of 103 online questionnaires, 81 were returned with a response rate of 78.64%.Positive linear correlations between inventory control (r = 0.799, n=81, p < 0.01) towards inventory management performance were observed. Therefore, the results as portrayed showed that by increasing the inventory control, it will lead to increasing inventory management performance. Positive correlation between both variables will further help in the prevention and management of inventory (drugs). Therefore, a good practice of controlling drug management should be implemented by public hospitals in Malaysia.Also, learning on drugs management from Pharmacy Department of public hospitals could be transferable to pharmacy department of private hospitals and inventory department of other organisations.This study is limited to the Malaysian public healthcare sector.In order to improve generalist ability, this study could be replicated in private hospitals and other industries sector.The findings shed light and provided useful guidelines to the Main Medical Store (MMS) of public hospitals to better improve the inventory control (drug management) towards inventory management performance. Suggestions for future research are also included.
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author Ahmad Mahyadin@Mahidin, Fariza
Yusoff, Rushami Zien
Saad, Rohaizah
Mohd Asaad, Norhasni
author_facet Ahmad Mahyadin@Mahidin, Fariza
Yusoff, Rushami Zien
Saad, Rohaizah
Mohd Asaad, Norhasni
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title Do inventory practices correlate with inventory management performance? : A cross-sectional study in Malaysian public hospitals
title_short Do inventory practices correlate with inventory management performance? : A cross-sectional study in Malaysian public hospitals
title_full Do inventory practices correlate with inventory management performance? : A cross-sectional study in Malaysian public hospitals
title_fullStr Do inventory practices correlate with inventory management performance? : A cross-sectional study in Malaysian public hospitals
title_full_unstemmed Do inventory practices correlate with inventory management performance? : A cross-sectional study in Malaysian public hospitals
title_sort do inventory practices correlate with inventory management performance? : a cross-sectional study in malaysian public hospitals
publisher Malaysian Academy of SME & Entrepreneurship Development (MASMED), Universiti Teknologi MARA
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