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Adoptive Deficiencies and E-Procurement Lag among Hospitals in Ghana: A Logistic Regression Analysis

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Basil Kusi, Henry Asante Antwi, Gabriel Nani, Samuel Owusu Mensah, Michael Owusu Akomeah
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The inability of public hospitals in Ghana to integrate electronic information in their supply chain systems has been a great disadvantage and affecting value for money and sustainability. Even though these government hospitals have technological equipments in operations that are closely related with e-Procurement tools, they practice the paper-based transaction system of procurement due to inadequate knowledge on e-Procurement procedures. Our study investigates the other critical barriers beside technology that are not well in place hence the lag in e-procurement adoption in these hospitals. We sampled the views of supply chain management officers in selected hospitals in Ghana and applied a fitted logistic regression model as the main analytical tool to explore the effect of constraining factors on e-procurement adoption in Ghanaian hospitals. We observed a non-negligible effect of weak financial deployment, employee motivation, organizational structure, organisational culture, related and support systems or system interoperability, management support, supplier compatibility, regulatory framework such as legal framework, operational standards and benchmarks as supplementary constraints to e-procurement adoption in the hospitals

Basil Kusi, Henry Asante Antwi, Gabriel Nani, Samuel Owusu Mensah, Michael Owusu Akomeah

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Publication Details

Published in : Volume 2 | Issue 6 | November-December - 2016
Date of Publication Print ISSN Online ISSN
2016-12-31 2395-1990 2394-4099
Page(s) Manuscript Number   Publisher
653-662 IJSRSET1626146   Technoscience Academy

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Basil Kusi, Henry Asante Antwi, Gabriel Nani, Samuel Owusu Mensah, Michael Owusu Akomeah, "Adoptive Deficiencies and E-Procurement Lag among Hospitals in Ghana: A Logistic Regression Analysis ", International Journal of Scientific Research in Science, Engineering and Technology(IJSRSET), Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099, Volume 2, Issue 6, pp.653-662, November-December-2016.
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