Assessment Of Vehicle Disposal Method (End-Of-Life Vehicles): In The Case Of Defense Vehicles Administration Service Department

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Addis Ababa University


The purpose of this study was to assess the vehicle disposal method (end-of-life vehicles) in the case of defense vehicles administration service department .For this purpose a sample of 20managers and 122employees’ respondents were drawn through simple random sampling technique. Self administrative questionnaires and document analysis were used to gather data. Data obtained through questionnaire has been analyzed with descriptive statics (mean and frequency). The study revealed that the method of disposing unused vehicles in defense vehicle administration hasn’t simple and clear method of dispose vehicles. Findings indicated that the majority of the respondents were acknowledging the practice of vehicle disposal conducted by DVAS. Disposal of vehicles without techniques, directive and scientific method However, there were challenges and limitations. Inadequate training for employees, insufficient store, and lack of knowledge to dispose unused vehicles were some of the major problems of disposing vehicles. The study concluded that the organization should using techniques Therefore, it has been recommended that vehicle administration service shall be use techniques to dispose unused vehicles shall be planned and designed systematically in order to address these constraints. It is also important the courses shall be delivered based on the managers and employees educational level. Thus, it has been recommended that the training and development need assessment need to be properly conducted and training policy, guide line, manuals, producers and structures shall be developed in order to conduct effective unused vehicles disposal. Generally, the study suggested that the method of disposing unused vehicles have to be strategic and systematic in order to achieve the desired objectives.



employees educational, administration service, sampling technique