Factors affecting job performance in Local Authorities in Kenya ( A case of Sotik and Litein Town Councils)
In Kenya, the phenomenon of local government councils relate to the need to give the diverse communities a chance to govern themselves in certain matters and to provide a method of consulting public opinion. The needs of small villages and towns are so complex that it has become necessary to get the help of able people on the spot to settle local problems according to priorities of the stakeholders . This study intended to investigate factors affecting job performance in local authorities in Kenya with a special reference to Sotik and Litein county councils. Service delivery by local authorities and how these factors have contributed to the state of affairs. It aimed to finally make recommendations and provide solutions for future action. The study was exploratory and descriptive. It targeted the employees of the two county councils and drew a sample of 32 respondents using stratified random sampling. Data was collected through the use of questionnaires and it was analyzed with the use of SPSS and presented in tables, charts and graphs.