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dc.contributor.advisorAnne Muchemien_US
dc.contributor.authorKibet, Joy Jerono
dc.date.accessioned2023-09-29T07:10:11Z
dc.date.available2023-09-29T07:10:11Z
dc.date.issued2023
dc.identifier.urihttp://ir-library.ku.ac.ke/handle/123456789/26995
dc.descriptionA research project submitted to school of business, Economics and tourism in partial fulfilment of the Requirement for the award of degree of master of business Administration (strategic management option) of Kenyatta University. July, 2023 N.B. The research project has no Declaration pageen_US
dc.description.abstractKenya's education system is devoted to providing all Kenyans with high-quality education, training, science, and technology. The education sector has been experiencing problems leading to poor performance. The purpose of the study was to establish the effect of organizational resources on the performance of public secondary schools in Baringo County, Kenya. The specific objective of the study were to ascertain the effect of financial resources, physical resources, human resources and administrative resources on the performance of public secondary schools in Baringo County. The study was grounded on Resource-Based View, Balanced scorecard model and institutional theory. Descriptive study design was applied. The population was 160 secondary schools, 160 principals and 1992 teachers. Stratified sampling technique was used. Content validity was bonded by supervisors’ expert judgement and reliability was tested by Cronbach Alpha formula. Quantitative data was investigated by descriptive statistics. Results were given out in tables, charts and graphs. Regression analysis was employed. Analysis of Qualitative data by content analysis and presentation in themes and narratives. Semi-structured questionnaire were conducted for quantitative data. 26 teachers from 20 schools were randomly selected to participate in piloting while 2 principals were purposively selected. The study was of value to Baringo County education sector and researchers. The findings and recommendations that was made would be positive linking organizational resources and performance. Privacy of the respondents was assured and was required to sign an informed consent before participating in the study. Approval from the County director of education was contacted from the County headquarters before carrying out the study. Kenyatta University's graduate school provided permission to conduct the research. The outcome of multiple regressions indicated that financial resources had a significant relationship (p = 0.000), physical resources had no significant relationship (p = 0.470) human resources had a significant relationship (p = 0.005), administrative resources had a significant relationship (p = 0.000) at 5% confidence with performance. The study concluded that on financial resources secondary schools approach to the right utilization of funds by the school management has led to improved performance, physical resources that are meant to influence performance in schools, human resources employed are qualified for positions of work and school management participates in planning to achieve higher performance. The study recommended that financial resource on The exchequer ought to guarantee secondary schools receive sufficient financial resources supporting all their teaching and learning activities, school management should have development plans that govern and prioritize development of physical resources in the school, Teachers service commission should play a key role with equipping schools with the right, competent and sufficient teachers to support teaching and learning and school management in collaboration with other school stakeholders should be keen to develop strategic plans that will govern how schools manage their activities in relation to available resourcesen_US
dc.description.sponsorshipKenyatta Universityen_US
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.publisherKenyatta Universityen_US
dc.subjectOrganizational resourcesen_US
dc.subjectperformance of public secondary schoolsen_US
dc.subjectBaringo Countyen_US
dc.subjectKenyaen_US
dc.titleOrganizational resources and performance of public secondary schools in Baringo County, Kenya.en_US
dc.typeThesisen_US


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