Adoption of Combined Assurance Within Supply Chain Management in the Cape Winelands District of South Africa

Authors

Jamie-Leigh Bruce, AC Neethling

Abstract

The study recommends enhancing the effectiveness of supply chain management (SCM) through the adoption of the combined assurance model, furthermore, optimized personnel management, increased education and training implementation and promotion and reward based on human resources (HR) needs and importantly consequence management. The study focuses on promoting good governance in local government by establishing oversight structures with individuals with the necessary skills and knowledge. These structures should monitor the organisation’s performance, ensure appropriate consequences for failures, implement audit action plans with all role players as identified in the three lines of defence model, monitor risks, and establish an ethical and responsible decision-making culture. To attract and retain good talent, leaders should implement effective HR systems that facilitate the recruitment and retention of skilled personnel. action plans should be developed based on the Auditor General’s report, subject to rigorous review by regulatory bodies.

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Bruce, J., Neethling, A. (2024). Adoption of Combined Assurance Within Supply Chain Management in the Cape Winelands District of South Africa. International Journal of Applied Research in Business and Management, 5(1), 288-306. https://doi.org/10.51137/ijarbm.2024.5.1.14