International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Management | Kenya | Volume 3 Issue 10, October 2014


Analysis of the Key Drivers of Sustainable Procurement in Public Organizations in Kenya: A Case of Kengen Olkaria Geothermal Station Naivasha

Maina Samuel Kariuki | Josphat Witaba Kwasira


Abstract: Organizations the world-over are seeking to identify key organizational function that enhances performance. The procurement function has emerged as a crucial department due to its strategic importance in acquiring inputs to production processes and its contribution to the firms competitiveness. The study analyzed identified key drivers of the department and targeted employees from the procurement divisions at Olkaria. The study adapted a descriptive technique where structured questionnaires were used. Data was analyzed using descriptive and inferential statistics by us of SPSS Version 22. The key drivers of sustainable procurement were found to be, environmental, social and economic in nature.


Keywords: Corporate Social Responsibility, Green procurement, Life-cycle costing, Public Procurement, Sustainability, Sustainable procurement, Total Cost-of-ownership


Edition: Volume 3 Issue 10, October 2014,


Pages: 24 - 36


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