Determinants of Procurement Performance in Wolaita Sodo University: Customers` Perception



The main purpose of this research was to identify the factors that determine procurement performance in Wolaita Sodo University. The specific objectives were to found out the influence of procurement planning, staff competency, top management support and work environment on procurement performance. The main focus of the study was Wolaita Sodo University. The study was guided by four Variables (Procurement planning, top management support, Staff Competency and Work Environment. The study employed causal research design. The target population was all procurement staff, college deans, officers and department heads in Wolaita Sodo University. These respondents are selected because they have the proximity and knowledge regarding procurement performance of Wolaita Sodo University. A questionnaire was the main data collection instruments. The study employs both quantitative and qualitative analysis techniques. In order to find out the determinants of procurement performance   a regression model was   used for analysis of the objectives. According to the research finding the four variables was tested by using regression model and Pearson correlation coefficient. So the three variables had found significant in influencing procurement performance and there is also a positive relationship between procurement performance and the three independent variables in Wolaita Sodo University. These variables are staff competency, top management support and work environment.

Keywords: Determinants of Procurement performance, procurement planning, Staff competency, Management Support and Work Environment

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