– Disruptive Technologies


BAYO, Princewill L.

Management Department, Faculty of Management Sciences,

Rivers State University, Port Harcourt



RED-WELL, Ebikebena E.

Management Department, Faculty of Management Sciences,

Rivers State University, Port Harcourt


The study evaluates how disruptive technologies affect productivity in Soft Drinks Manufacturing Firms in South-South, Nigeria. The study adopted the survey research design with the population of 45 senior managers in the soft drink manufacturing firms that are registered with the Manufacturer Association of Nigeria in the South-South Region of Nigeria also constituting the study sample. Data collected were obtained from the primary source and analyzed using the Pearson Product-Moment Correlation. The findings revealed that all the disruptive technologies have a positive and significant correlation with productivity in the soft drink manufacturing firms in the South-South. The study concluded that efforts should be made to embraced mobile internet technology, additive manufacturing technology in order to enhance productivity within the soft drink sector of the manufacturing industry, which has potentials of increasing the nation’s economy. This study recommended among others that thegovernment and the manufacturing firms should see advance and sophisticated technologies such as 3D printing additive manufacturing, mobile internet as a catalyst to improve production process and advertise products to end users in order to stay competitive in the global industrial market and ensure industrial revolution most especially in the soft drink sector to be viable.

Key Words: Disruptive Technologies, Additive Manufacturing (3D Printing), Mobile Internet, Advance Robotics, Productivity. 

1 thought on “– Disruptive Technologies”

  1. This is the best thing that has happened in our faculty and university in general. The editor and team did a very good job. And most especially that getting the soft on google shows it is an international journal and i pray God to keep this team and the faculty members to improve academically with this vision. Thanks to the Dean. I sincere thank Dr Asawo for all his tireless commitment to ensure the quality of work done. Congratulations. God bless you.


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