The Effect Of Material Management Technique On Production Planning Processes


THE EFFECT OF MATERIAL MANAGEMENT TECHNIQUE ON PRODUCTION PLANNING PROCESSES


ABSTRACT
The aims and objectives of this work is to examine “The Effect of Materials Management Techniques on Production Planning Process with reference to United Nigeria Textile Plc (UNT Plc), Kaduna... Materials management is open to so many problems in industrial sector in Nigeria, especially when theory and practice are compared. Among the problems facing materials management in Nigeria, which is also peculiar to the company which the project is based on are: Multiplication of materials management principles, unprofessional/unskilled personnel, given the task of material manager. The writer looked at the opinions of different notable authors and academic writers on the topic that are related to the subject matter. It was deduced that those academic writers are of the same view as far as materials management is concerned. In this research study, I will attempt to look at the following points:
• The purpose of the study, historical background, statement of the problem, limitation and scope of the study, rational for the study.
• Literature review on materials management, production planning, materials control, purchasing, stock ordering and types of stock taking, benefit of stock taking.
• Methodology, research methods and approach used, justification for approach used.
• Presentation and analysis of data, and also test of hypothesis.
• Summary of finding, conclusion and recommendations.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Title Page
Declaration
Approval
Dedication
Acknowledgement
Abstract
Table of Contents
CHAPTER ONE
INTRODUCTION
1.1Background of the Study
1.2Statement of the Problem
1.3Objectives of the Study
1.4Statement of Hypothesis
1.5Significance of the Study
1.6Scope of the Study
1.7Limitations of the Study
1.8 Historical Background of UNT PLC
1.9Definitions of Terms
CHAPTER TWO
LITERATURE REVIEW
2.1Definition of Materials Management
2.2 Production planning
2.3Materials Control
2.4Purchasing (Procurement)
2.4Stock Ordering
2.5Types of Stocktaking
2.6Benefits of Stocktaking
CHAPTER THREE
RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
3.0Introduction
3.1Research Design
3.2Research Population
3.3Sample Size and Sample Technique
3.4Methods of gathering Data
3.5Justification of method used
3.6Methods of Data Analysis
3.7Justification of Instrument used
CHAPTER FOUR
DATA PRESENTATION AND ANALYSIS
4.1 Data Presentation
4.2Data Analysis
4.3Test of Hypothesis
CHAPTER FIVE
Summary Of Findings, Conclusion & Recommendation
5.1Summary of Findings
5.2Conclusion
5.3Recommendations
References
Appendix