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Research Paper | Commerce and Economic Studies | Kenya | Volume 5 Issue 9, September 2016


Factors Influencing Strategy Implementation in State Corporations in Kenya: A Case of Kenya Industrial Property Institute

Ruth Wanja [2]


Abstract: This study sought to establish factors influencing strategy implementation in state corporations in Kenya, a case of Kenya Industrial Property Institute (KIPI). The specific objectives of the study were to assess the effect of organization culture, determine the effect of leadership styles, examine the effect of employee involvement and assess the effect of organization structure on strategy implementation in Kenya Industrial Property Institute. The study adopted a descriptive research design and the target population was 150 staffs of KIPI comprising of senior management, middle-level management and lower-cadre level. The study conducted a census and collected both primary and secondary data whereby primary data was collected using questionnaires while secondary data was obtained from KIPIs strategic plans and annual reports. Data collected was analyzed using SPSS version 20.0 and a multiple linear regression analysis was conducted in order to establish factors influencing strategy implementation in state corporations. The regression analysis was used to predict the value of the dependent variable on the basis of the independent variables. The study concluded that organization culture, leadership styles and employee involvement influence strategy implementation in state corporations to a great extent. The study also concluded that there is a significant relationship between organization structure and strategy implementation in state corporations. This study therefore recommended that KIPI enhance team spirit, clear communication modes, staff innovation and creativity in an effort to improve the organizations culture. The study also recommended that KIPIs top management should motivate staff and involve them in decision-making as well as exercising exemplary leadership. The study also recommended that KIPI management establish staff rewards and sanctions framework, coaching and mentoring programs and to offer prompt staff feedback as a means of improving employee involvement in the organization. The study also recommended that KIPIs decision-making processes and procedures be simplified as well as enhancing the reporting levels and co-operation among all staff in an effort to improve the organization structure.


Keywords: Strategy Implementation, Organization Culture, Leadership Styles, Employee involvement, Organization Structure


Edition: Volume 5 Issue 9, September 2016,


Pages: 826 - 830

Factors Influencing Strategy Implementation in State Corporations in Kenya: A Case of Kenya Industrial Property Institute


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Ruth Wanja, "Factors Influencing Strategy Implementation in State Corporations in Kenya: A Case of Kenya Industrial Property Institute", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/get_abstract.php?paper_id=9091601, Volume 5 Issue 9, September 2016, 826 - 830, #ijsrnet

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