Why Hrm Is Not Essential For Effective Supply Chain Management

738 Words Nov 7th, 2014 3 Pages
Achieving 70% agreement levels in this round on all questions was difficult. Likewise, questions on transportation and supply management achieved 60% agreement levels, while 60% disagreement levels were achieved with questions on human resource management (HRM). However, the questions were to find out if HRM was not essential in the successful implementation and management of SCM in the oil industry. Therefore, the level of agreement was satisfactory in acknowledging the impact of HRM in sustaining effective supply chain management. Furthermore, 80% disagreement levels were observed on a particular question on inventory management in crude oil supply chains, with respondents disagreeing unanimously that you cannot have an effective supply chain without effective inventory management.
Contention in findings was only observed with questions on crude oil logistics which examined the possibility of bottlenecks in the port process, for example when increased demand for crude oil occurs from China. Nonetheless, respondents were split in their feedback with 40% agreeing that increased demand will require operational contingencies in port transfer and crude oil despatch, while 40% disagreed that there will be no need to take precautions in regards to port management. In addition, the remaining 20% were undecided or did not want to comment. Furthermore, achieving the countries infrastructural economic and social goals in the Nigerian vision 2020 plan was not viewed by respondents…

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