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Determining Stock Level Factors that Contributes Towards Inventory Control and Economy

Journal of Entrepreneurship & Management

Volume 4 Issue 3

Published: 2015
Author(s) Name: Vipul Chalotra, Mamta Sharma | Author(s) Affiliation: Asst. Prof., Department of Commerce, University of Jammu, Udhampur Campus, Jammu & Kashmir, India
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The present research reveals the factors that assist in determining the stock level which contributes towards the inventory control and economy in the 44 small scale firms functioning/operating in District Udhampur of J&K State. The primary data for the research purpose were collected from 44 small scale firms registered under DIC (District Industries Center) Udhampur in Jammu & Kashmir State. The main factors that contributed towards stock level determination found were: Requirement of funds, Consumption rate, Delivery lead time, and Price fluctuations. The results were analyzed with the help of ranking table and linear regression analysis. The results of ranking table revealed that the variable Requirement of funds came up with highest rank amongst all the four variables as it seems to be the main variable that mainly contributes towards the exact stock level determination. Further, the result of Linear Regression analysis portrayed that requirement of funds leads to stock level determinations as the results were found significant.

Keywords: Stock, SSIs (Small Scale Industries), Factors, Inventory

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