Challenges of Strategy Implementation on Performance of Constituency Development Fund Projects in Kenya: A Case of Marakwet West Constituency

Jacob M. Katamei, Gedion A. Omwono, Sister Lucy Wanza


Constituency development fund was adopted by the government of Kenya in 2003 as a people centered approach to development. The study examined the challenges in strategy implementation on performance of Constituency Development fund Projects and established measures. The research questions were: to what extent did leadership, cultural receptivity, structural facilitation and communication posed a challenge to the performance of Constituency Development Fund projects? And what measures should be taken? It adopted descriptive research design. Targeted 263 Management Committees. Stratified random sampling was used to select 79 respondents. Questionnaire and Interview Guide were used to collect data. Descriptive statistics was used for data analysis. The findings were leadership, cultural receptivity; structural factors and communication were identified to be challenges to performance of projects. Measures established included training of various committees through workshops, incorporating well educated people in various committees, involving all stakeholders in the implementation processes and adopting effective and efficient methods of transferring information. The study recommended the need for management to develop an organizational culture that allows successful implementation of Constituency Development Fund projects.

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International Journal of Business Administration
ISSN 1923-4007(Print) ISSN 1923-4015(Online)


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