Impact of Total Innovation Management on Supply Chain in Nigeria’s Automobile Industry

Olumuyiwa O. Olamade, Kazeem Abubakar, Yusuff Shola A.


Total Innovation Management (TIM) is the system of forming an innovative synergy between technology, organization and culture to build innovation competence in organizations. Supply Chain (SC) is a global network used to deliver products and services from raw materials to end-customers via an engineered flow of information, physical distribution and cash. This paper appraised TIM on SC in the automobile industry in Nigeria using structured questionnaire and interview. The upshot indicated 40% of SC executives are more concerned with risk associated with supply and thus invest in insurance policies. 80% of trained SC staff applies ICT tools in visibility (trackability). All SC staff were receptive to innovative ideas, indicating sustainability of TIM ideology in the sector.

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Journal of Entrepreneurship and Business Innovation  ISSN 2332-8851

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