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Performance outcomes of manufacturing firm in Bangladesh

Md Shamimul, Azim and Abdullah, Haim Hilman and Gorondutse, Abdullahi Hassan (2017) Performance outcomes of manufacturing firm in Bangladesh. Journal of Global Business and Social Entrepreneurship (GBSE), 1 (4). pp. 92-102. ISSN 2462-1714

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This study examined the performance outcomes of the sourcing strategy of manufacturing firms in Bangladesh. Furthermore, this study provides empirical evidence of the moderating effect of sourcing relationship quality on sourcing strategy and firm performance. A sample of 330 manufacturing firms from Bangladesh were analyzed to determine their sourcing strategy effect on performance.Partial Least Squares (PLS) approached applied to determine the hypothesized relationship.We have found positive effect of sourcing strategy on manufacturing firm performance.We provide empirical evidence of moderating effect of sourcing relationship quality on sourcing and firm performance relationship. Manufacturing firms deal with act as a supplier with buying firms and as buyer with supplying firms.sourcing relationship quality thus provide a new insight to achieve better performance for manufacturing firms in emerging countries like Bangladesh.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Sourcing Strategy, Competitive Strategy, Sourcing Relationship Quality, Firm Performance, Manufacturing Firm.
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
T Technology > TS Manufactures
Divisions: School of Business Management
Depositing User: Dr. Haim Hilman Abdullah
Date Deposited: 12 Mar 2017 04:09
Last Modified: 12 Mar 2017 04:09
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/21360

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