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The Effect of Disruptive Factors on Inventory Control as a Mediator and Organizational Performance in Health Department of Punjab, Pakistan

Aamir Rashid Hashmi


Adnan Tawfiq Mohd

Aamir Rashid Hashmi 1

Adnan Tawfiq Mohd 2

  1. Ph.D. in Supply Chain Management, Faculty of Business and Management, Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin, Gong Badak, Kuala Terengganu, Malaysia. 1

  2. Ph.D., Faculty of Contemporary Islamic Studies, Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin, Gong Badak, Kuala Terengganu, Malaysia. 2

Pages: 122-134

DOI: 10.18488/journal.26.2020.92.122.134

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Article History:

Received: 02 July, 2020
Revised: 05 August, 2020
Accepted: 07 September, 2020
Published: 21 September, 2020


The organizational performance at Punjab healthcare is crucial and often faces stock-outs of critical medicines and equipment at the emergency department of different hospitals, which increased the mortality rate. Therefore, the study determined the effect of disruptive factors and inventory control as a mediator on organizational performance. The quantitative method with survey questionnaires on a 200 sample size through cluster sampling was used. SPSS and AMOS were used to examine Exploratory Factor Analysis, Confirmatory Factor Analysis, and Structural Equation Modeling. The results found full mediation with a significant positive effect between study variables. The finding indicated that the strict compliance of standardized operating procedures, professionally well-equipped staff, stock availability, and accurate inventories could reduce costs with improved service quality. This study is useful to the public healthcare facilities, ministries managing inventories, and to the body of knowledge. Finally, the back-log inventories at public sector organizations need to be researched in the future.
Contribution/ Originality
This study is one of very few investigating the mediating effect of inventory control on the relationship between disruptive factors and organizational performance. The study also contributes a second-order construct model, identifying the dimensions within those constructs, to the existing literature.


SEM, AMOS , Exploratory factor analysis, Confirmatory factor analysis, Measurement model, Healthcare management, Inventory management.


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( 239 ) Innovation Strategy and Sustainability of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises in South East Nigeria
( 240 ) Do Derivative Instruments Increase Firm Risk for Indonesia Non-Financial Companies?
( 241 ) Inflation, Oil Revenue, and Monetary Policy Mix in an Oil-Dependent Economy: Empirical Insights from the Case of Nigeria
( 243 ) Determinant of Tax Revenue Effort in Sub-Saharan African Countries: A Stochastic Frontier Analysis
( 245 ) Fraud Auditing Law Implications in the Case of Jiwasraya Insurance in Indonesia
( 246 ) Determinants of Profitability and its Implications on Corporate Values (Studies at Ceramic, Porcelain and Glass Sub Sector Listed in Indonesia Stock Exchange, 2009 - 2018)
( 247 ) Towards a Proposal of a Local Authority Model Based on the Systemic Approach
( 248 ) Up or Down! House Management and Public Finance Theory from America’s Era of Hastert
( 250 ) Infrastructure Development, Capacity Utilization and Manufacturing Value Added in Nigeria
( 251 ) Deficit Financing Asymmetry and Nigerias Economic Growth: A Nonlinear Autoregressive Distributed Lag Approach
( 252 ) Does Corruption Grease or Sand the Wheels of Economic Growth in Ghana? An ARDL Bounds Test
( 254 ) Fiscal Decentralization and Economic Growth: Assessing Public Policy in Ukraine
( 255 ) The Impact of Merger and Acquisition on the Financial Performance of the Nasdaq Listed Small Size Technology Companies
( 256 ) Socioeconomic Environment and Obesity on the US West and East Coasts
( 257 ) Panel Data Estimators in the Presence of Serial and Spatial Correlation with Panel Heteroscedasticity: A Simulation Study
( 258 ) The Impact of Data Frequency on the Level of Exchange Rate Pass-through to Consumer Prices in Nigeria
( 259 ) The Problem of Distribution of Food Products and their Influence on the Decision of Purchasing in the Consumer a Case Study of Milk Products in the South, Algeria
( 260 ) The Reasons Behind the Shift of Patients from Public to Private Hospitals: Evidence from Public Hospitals in Cumilla City Corporation
( 261 ) Assessment of Mental Health of Undergraduate Students Based on Age: A Bayesian Ordinal Quantile Regression Approach
( 262 ) Research on the Construction and Application of Chinese Enterprises Overseas Port Investment Confidence Index Based on D-S Evidence Theory
( 263 ) Assessing Access to Comprehensive HIV Treatment Services for Men Who Have Sex with Men and Female Sex Workers in the Bamenda Health District
( 264 ) The Promise and Reality of Public Sector Reform – A Case Study of the Implementation of Trinidad and Tobagos Health Sector Reform
( 265 ) The Impact of Covid-19 Pandemic on the Global Economy: Emphasis on Poverty Alleviation and Economic Growth
( 268 ) Financial Development and Economic Growth in Nigeria: New Evidence from a Threshold Autoregressive and Asymmetric Analysis
( 269 ) The Influence of Institutional Voids in the Institutionalization of Bitcoins as a Currency
( 271 ) Nexus among Foreign Exchange Reserve, Remittance and Trade Openness: An Empirical Investigation in the Case of Bangladeshi Economy
( 273 ) An Analyses of Exchange Rate Volatility: A Case of SANE Countries
( 274 ) The Influence of Organizational Culture, Communication and Work Satisfaction on Organizational Commitments: A Case Study of Lecturers at Yayasan Pendidikan Borobudur
( 275 ) Econometric Analysis of Dutch Disease Implication of China-Africa Trade
( 276 ) Natural Resource Rents-Capital Flight Nexus in Selected ECOWAS Countries: Evidence from Non-Linear ARDL Approach
( 277 ) Localised Initiatives: Households Contribution to Infrastructure Development in Ondo State, Nigeria
( 278 ) Identifying Combinations of Individual Governance Indicators Essential for Attracting International Capital Flows to Asian Economies
( 279 ) Performance Evaluation of Chinese Commercial Banks Based on the Malmquist Index
( 282 ) Organizational Commitment of White Collar Employees in Damansara Heights, Kuala Lumpur
( 283 ) The Role of Strategic Planning on the Management of Organizational Change