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dc.contributor.advisorAbel Anyienien_US
dc.contributor.authorChepngetich, Joyce
dc.date.accessioned2023-08-09T11:41:08Z
dc.date.available2023-08-09T11:41:08Z
dc.date.issued2023
dc.identifier.urihttp://ir-library.ku.ac.ke/handle/123456789/26695
dc.descriptionA Research Project Submitted to the School of Business, Economics and Tourism in Partial Fulfillment for the Award of the Degree of Master of Business Administration (Strategic Management) of Kenyatta Universityen_US
dc.description.abstractThe majority of private secondary schools in Nakuru's sub-counties fare lower than the four-year national mean grade. For instance, the mean grade in the years 2019 was lower than the national average of 4.885 in Nakuru North (4.783), Njoro (4.601), Gilgil (4.629), and Subukia (4.566). In 2020, Nakuru North (4.756), Njoro (4.361), Gilgil (4.767), Subukia (4.739), and Naivasha (5.014) had mean scores that were lower than the national average of 4.061. The private schools in Nakuru County are no longer among the top ten institutions. Hence the need for undertaking a study on strategy implementation and performance of private secondary schools in Nakuru county. Specifically, the study sought to assess the effects of organizational structure, leadership, resource and coordinations on performance of private secondary schools in Nakuru County. The study was anchored on the concept of Mckinsey Seven S’s Model, resource based view theory, implementation theory and balanced scored model. The study adopted a descriptive survey design. The total target population was 184 respondents from the 46 private secondary schools within Nakuru County. A census design was used. The study used questionnaire to collect primary data. The study used both content and face validity. Pretesting was conducted among private secondary schools in Nyandarua where 19 questionnaire were issued out. Cronbach’s Alpha value of between 0.7-0.9 was used to test reliability. Descriptive and inferential statistics were used. Percentages, frequencies, mean, and standard deviation will be used in descriptive statistics. Inferent ial statistic involving the use of correlation and multiple regression analysis. The analyzed data was then presented by use tables. The study concluded that there existed a moderate positive and significant relationship between organizational structure and performance of private secondary schools in Nakuru County, (r=0.518 and p=0.000). The study further concluded that there is a positive and significant relationship between leadership and performance of private secondary schools in Nakuru County, (r=0.563 and p=0.000). The study also concluded that there is positive statistically significant relationship between resources on performance of private secondary schools in Nakuru County, (r=0.210 and p=0.012). Finally the study concluded that there was a statistically significant relationship between co-ordinations and performance of private secondary schools in Nakuru County, (r=0.213 and p=0.014). The study recommended that the private secondary schools should coordinate effectively because coordination gives complete freedom to the employees. The study's findings will be important to private secondary schools since they will outline specific steps to take for private secondary schools in Nakuru and throughout the nation to adopt strategies and perform well.en_US
dc.description.sponsorshipkenyatta universityen_US
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.publisherKenyatta universityen_US
dc.subjectStrategy Implementationen_US
dc.subjectPrivate Secondary Schoolsen_US
dc.subjectNakuru Countyen_US
dc.subjectKenyaen_US
dc.titleStrategy Implementation and Performance of Private Secondary Schools in Nakuru County, Kenyaen_US
dc.typeThesisen_US


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