Supply Chain Risk Management Practices Used Among the State Corporations in Kenya
Purpose-this study was to determine the supply chain risk management practices used by state corporations in Kenya in managing their supply chain risks. The risk analysis steps used by the corporations were also considered in the study. Design/methodology/approach-questionnaires were designed and delivered to the appropriate authorities in the various state corporations for data collection. The data from the questionnaires were analyzed according to key functions areas of state corporations with capabilities and responsibilities of supply chain risk management. The key functions areas include strategic sourcing or advance procurement; supply base management; real-time operations management and enterprise risk management or strategic supply chain design. These key functions areas were allocated various best practices of supply chain risk management. Findings-respondents of the study revealed that state corporations in Kenya do perform the best practices of supply chain risk management, but yet below needed levels in all key functions areas.
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