International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Management | Kenya | Volume 4 Issue 5, May 2015

Assessment of Devolution of Project Management Functions on Organizational Performance in County Government in Kenya: A Study of Nakuru County

Winrose Wamuyu Mundia

Abstract: The main objective of the study is to assess the devolution of project management functions and organizational performance of the County Government in Nakuru County. The researcher utilizes descriptive research design with the aim of gathering information on project management in county government in Nakuru County. The researcher used questionnaires to collect information and the completed questionnaires were coded and entries made into the Statistical Package of Social Sciences (SPSS 21). Descriptive statistics were used to illustrate the extent to which the variables were practiced the County Government departments. The study concluded that county leadership, organizational structure of the County Government, and stakeholder participation in the County Government are critical for the success of projects undertaken. The study recommends that the country government should improve the institutional and organizational capacity of the County Government by focusing on its structure, educate and improve the leadership skills of the county leaders as well as improve the participation of the citizens in order to result improved project management function in the County Government.

Keywords: Project Management, Devolution, Organizational Performance, Stakeholder Participation, Leadership, Organizational Structure

Edition: Volume 4 Issue 5, May 2015,

Pages: 2359 - 2364

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