Evaluation of Factor Affecting Suppliers’ Capacity Building at Isfahan Water and Wastewater Company

Document Type : Research Article

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1 NO 45, Golbarg Alley, Resalat Street 3, East Negarestan, Ghadir Blvd.

2 Assistant Professor, Civil Engineering Department, Faculty of Engineering, Islamic Azad University, Isfahan (Khorasgan) Branch, Isfahan, Iran

Abstract

This study aimed to Evaluation of Factor Affecting Suppliers’ Capacity Building at Isfahan Water and ‎Wastewater Company in 2019 ‎by descriptive method of survey type and with applied purpose. The statistical ‎population ‎consisted of three groups including employer, ‎consultant, contractor factors, all of whom were ‎reported 50 ‎persons were selected by using census sampling method. The used questionnaire was a researcher-‎made questionnaire developed ‎by the researcher, based on 50 items and 4 components (legal-‎formal, contract, management and financial) ‎based on a 5-point Likert scale. The face, content and construct validity of the questionnaires are confirmed. ‎‎Questionnaire reliability coefficient by use of Cronbach's alpha was (0.711) in ‎the legal-formal dimension, ‎‎(0.889) in the contract dimension, (0.946) in the management ‎dimension (0.871) in the financial dimension and ‎the total reliability of the questionnaire was ‎estimated as (0.961). The findings of the study indicated that ‎the status of the outsourcing process for the ‎suppliers’ capacity building is above average. In addition, in the ranking of ‎effective factors in the increase of the suppliers’ ‎capacity in the outsourcing process, the financial component ‎with the mean rating of (2.78) ‎was the first rank; the legal-formal component with the mean rating of (2.49) was ‎the second ‎rank; contract component with the mean rating of (2.43) was the third rank and management ‎‎component with the mean rating of (2.30) was the fourth rank

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