Mohamed Ali Adan, Dr. Ismael Shale Noor


The main purpose of the study was to determine the relationship between agile procurement and performance of manufacturing firms in Nairobi City County, Kenya. The specific objective was: lead time and supplier collaboration on performance of manufacturing firms in Nairobi City County. This study was anchored to different theories relevant. The study used descriptive research design, where both qualitative and quantitative research was applied. The target population was 328 respondents from the concerned firms in Nairobi city county, Kenya. The researcher carried census survey since respondents are manageable. The research technique was purposive sampling techniques. 10% (33) of the respondents was pilot tested for validity and reliability of the research instrument. Data was analyzed using descriptive statistics and inferential statistics with the help of Statistical Package for Social Science version 28 and the same is now presented in a form of tables and figure. The reliability and validity results were acceptable with rating of over 0.7 and 0.5 respectively. This study concludes and recommends that agile procurement had a strongly relationship with performance of manufacturing firms in Nairobi city County, Kenya.

Key Words: Agile procurement, Lead time, Supplier collaboration, Performance, Manufacturing firms

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