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 6, June 2015

Analysis of the Influence of Strategic Leadership Capability on Performance of Research Institutions In Kenya

Reuben Koskei | A.M. Katwalo | Dr. Irene Asienga

Abstract: The purpose of the study was to analyse the influence of strategic leadership capability on performance of research institutions in Kenya. Every organization has unique corporate culture that determined its core values, beliefs, attitudes, behaviours and acceptable standards that demonstrate how things are done. In research methodology, stratified random sampling technique was used to select a sample of population. Both closed and opened-ended questions were used to obtain data from respondents. In analysing the data, quantitative research design was used. Analysis of variance (ANOVA) was also used to analyse respondent characteristics and response rates. The findings of the research study indicated that there was a positive relationship between strategic leadership capability and performance of research institutions in Kenya. The importance of the study was to benefit the research institutions to have alternatives in decision making that would improve organization performance. In conclusion, research institutions need to have strategic leadership capability that emphasis integrity and transparency in distribution of available resources in an organization. The leadership capability need to have a clear strategic plans for the success and its implementations plan within required time frame. For successful change, it requires visionary leaders in respective organizations to achieve the set objectives.

Keywords: Strategic leadership capability, performance, research institutions, corporate culture, organizations

Edition: Volume 4 Issue 6, June 2015,

Pages: 1830 - 1837

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