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Impact of Lean System on Merchandizing Performance Excellence

Show simple item record Pathirathna, L.S.B.H. Herath, H.M.R.P. 2015-12-04T08:01:39Z 2015-12-04T08:01:39Z 2015
dc.identifier.citation Pathirathna, L.S.B.H. and Herath, H.M.R.P. 2015. Impact of Lean System on Merchandizing Performance Excellence. 6th International Conference on Business & Information ICBI – 2015, Faculty of Commerce and Management Studies, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka. pp 455-471. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 2465-6399
dc.description.abstract The study sets to achieve two objectives namely, identify the extent to which Lean system performance impact on Merchandizing Performance and bring recommends to horizontally replicate the research findings for similar organizations. The source of data for this study were both primary and secondary, and also the company data sources were assisted to fulfill this task. Since the company management encouraged for an effective outcome, the performance information was linked and opened throughout the research and the entire team involved taken for this program was consisted 160 merchandisers, where the total directly responding population was represented. The questionnaire was filled with main three categories, namely General Information, Lean System Performance, and Merchandising Performance and Lean System Performance was split into three sub areas, namely Safety and Ergonomics, Quality Management and Continuous Improvement. The data was analyzed through the SPSS software, and according to the findings, the Pearson’s correlation analysis justifies the positive correlations between safety and ergonomics, total quality management and continuous improvement with the Lean System Performance. The (R2) was 11.0%, which is the extent positively influenced to the Merchandizing Performance by the existing Lean System in the organization. The study also found out that the organization believes Lean System practices improve the long term business performance and this study establishes safety and ergonomics, quality management system and continuous improvement activity performance emanating from the implementation of lean system practices, and it impacts to the merchandizing performance as a front-end customer interface function of the organization. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher Faculty of Commerce and Management Studies, University of Kelaniya en_US
dc.subject Lean Systems en_US
dc.subject Performance en_US
dc.subject Performance Excellence en_US
dc.title Impact of Lean System on Merchandizing Performance Excellence en_US
dc.type Article en_US

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