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dc.contributor.advisorMorrisson Mutukuen_US
dc.contributor.authorMwangi, Monicah Wambui
dc.date.accessioned2024-02-02T09:38:35Z
dc.date.available2024-02-02T09:38:35Z
dc.date.issued2023-11
dc.identifier.urihttps://ir-library.ku.ac.ke/handle/123456789/27465
dc.descriptionA Project Submitted to the School of Business, Economics and Tourism in Partial Fulfilment for the Award of Degree of Master of Business Adminstration (Project Management) of Kenyatta University, November 2023en_US
dc.description.abstractMost housing projects face performance challenges caused by lack of adequate funds, lengthy procedures as many agencies have to approve and license the projects; and construction of buildings have many standards and legislations to be met. The main goal was to establish the effect of governance on project performance: A case of affordable housing projects in Kenya. The specific goals were to determine the effect of stakeholder management, project control, project monitoring and project accountability on project performance. The study was anchored on Agency theory and supported by Stakeholder theory. A descriptive research design was employed. The population was 165 project managers, project lead and project team members in charge of the affordable housing projects in Kenya. Stratified sampling method was employed to get the sample. The study sample size was 117 respondents. A semi-structured questionnaire was utilized to obtain primary data. The validity and reliability of the survey was examined. Cronbach's alpha was utilized to test for reliability. Descriptive statistics like mean, percentages, frequencies, and standard deviation was used to analyse the data. To demonstrate the variables relationship multiple linear regression analysis was used. The Statistical Package for the Social Sciences (SPSS) version 23 was used. Tables and figures was used to present the data. The study conformed to ethical considerations such participant voluntariness, confidentiality, and anonymity. The study revealed that stakeholder management had a significant and positive relationship with project performance. Project control had a significant and positive relationship with project performance. Project monitoring had a significant and positive relationship with project performance. Project accountability had a significant and positive relationship with project performance. The study recommends monitoring and evaluating the stakeholder engagements in order to make adjustments or revisions to the existing project stakeholder management approaches. The study recommends that project control activities should be integrated in the whole project life cycle from planning to monitoring. Linking project control with the rest of project management provides timely insights that empower project stakeholders to make the right decisions at the right time. Project monitoring had a significant and positive relationship with project performance. The study recommends that thorough monitoring of the project to help project managers to gather valuable data regarding how a project is going and to use the data to make intelligent decisions. Project accountability had a significant and positive relationship with project performance. The study recommends that accountability should be enhanced by defining objectives ensuring that project team members know who is responsible for which elements of the project. To enhance accountability for a project, it is important to be clear on who tasks have been assigned to, as well as how those tasks fit into the overall project.en_US
dc.description.sponsorshipKenyatta Universityen_US
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.publisherKenyatta Universityen_US
dc.subjectProject Governanceen_US
dc.subjectPefromanceen_US
dc.subjectAffordable Housing Projectsen_US
dc.subjectKenyaen_US
dc.titleProject Governance and Pefromance of Affordable Housing Projects in Kenyaen_US
dc.typeThesisen_US


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