THE IMPACT OF SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT ON GOVERNMENT INSTITUTIONS
A Research Dissertation
GEORGE FREDERICK JACOBSON STUDENT NO. 94032512 B. TECH: PURCHASING MANAGEMENT
Submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the degree
Faculty of Management Sciences
TSHWANE UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY
Supervisor: Prof. J A Watkins
Pretoria 4 June 2007
PUBLICATION OF DISSERTATION
The attention of the reader is specifically drawn to the fact that the national Government departments, who sanctioned this research study, specifically requested that the work should not be published due to the sensitivity of ongoing remedial actions.
DECLARATION OF COPYRIGHT
I hereby declare that this dissertation submitted for the degree (Magister Technologia) at the Tshwane University of Technology, is my own original unaided work and has not previously been submitted to any other institution or higher education. I further declare that all sources cited are cited or quoted are indicated or acknowledged by means of a comprehensive list of references.
This study is dedicated to my family and friends for their love and support through this process allowing me to grow as a person.
I would like to express my sincere gratitude and appreciation to the following: My Lord and Saviour, Jesus Christ for His continued blessings. My parents, Brian and Elsa Jacobson, for their love, unwavering motivation and continuous encouragement. National Treasury for the opportunity and financial assistance. My supervisor, Prof. Dr. J.A. Watkins for his guidance and support. Mr J.A.N. Breytenbach for his intellectual support. Mr Dan Naidoo for his invaluable advice and support. Miss Theresa Massyn for her continuous support.…...