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dc.contributor.advisorAnne W. Muchemien_US
dc.contributor.authorKihara, Ann Njeri
dc.date.accessioned2022-03-31T07:52:00Z
dc.date.available2022-03-31T07:52:00Z
dc.date.issued2021
dc.identifier.urihttp://ir-library.ku.ac.ke/handle/123456789/23442
dc.descriptionA Research Project Submitted to the School of Business in Partial Fulfilment of the Requirement for the Award of Degree of Master of Business Administration (Strategic Management) of Kenyatta University November, 2021en_US
dc.description.abstractThe study sought to determine the effect of strategy implementation practices on the performance of selected probationers. The study specifically sought to determine the effect of leadership, organizational culture, organizational structure, and motivation on the performance of state probation officers in Nakuru and Baringo County stations. The research was founded on the Agency theory and the Institutional Theory. The descriptive research design was used in the study to collect information that could be analyzed, patterns extracted, and comparisons made. The study's target population consisted of 56 officers from the state department of probation in both Nakuru and Baringo County. Given the small size of the target population, the researcher used a census technique to include all 56 targeted respondents. The questionnaire was used by the researcher to collect the primary data needed for the study. The instruments' dependability was determined by calculating the Croncbach's coefficient Alpha values. According to the findings, all of the items' Cronbach's Alpha values were greater than 0.7, indicating that the questionnaires used to collect the data were reliable. The data collected was quantitative in nature, and it was analyzed with descriptive and inferential statistics. According to the findings, there is a strong positive and significant relationship between state department of probation leadership and performance in Nakuru and Baringo County stations. The study also concluded that there is a strong positive and significant relationship between organizational culture and performance of the Nakuru and Baringo County stations of the state department of probation. Furthermore, the study concluded that there is a strong, positive, and significant relationship between organizational structure and performance of the Nakuru and Baringo County stations of the state department of probation. Furthermore, the study found a strong, positive, and significant relationship between motivation and performance of state probation officers in Nakuru and Baringo County stations. Based on the conclusion, the researcher recommended that the state department of probation maintain a clear line of communication between the various management levels. This assists firms in increasing productivity, increasing employee loyalty and morale, and making operations run more smoothly. Furthermore, the study recommended that the state probation department take employee motivation seriously in order to facilitate effective job delivery and performance.en_US
dc.description.sponsorshipKenyatta Universityen_US
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.publisherKenyatta Universityen_US
dc.subjectStrategy Implementation Practicesen_US
dc.subjectPerformanceen_US
dc.subjectProbationen_US
dc.subjectCare Service Stationsen_US
dc.subjectRift Valley Regionen_US
dc.titleStrategy Implementation Practices and Performance of Selected Probation and After Care Service Stations in the Rift Valley Regionbyen_US
dc.typeThesisen_US


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