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International Journal of Innovation and Applied Studies
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Factors Influencing Procurement Performance in Private Sector in Kenya


Volume 9, Issue 2, November 2014, Pages 632–641

 Factors Influencing Procurement Performance in Private Sector in Kenya

Haron Barsemoi1, Patrick Mwangagi2, and Benard Odero Asienyo3

1 Department of Entrepreneurship and Procurement, School of Human Resource Development, Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, Kenya
2 Department of Entrepreneurship and Procurement, School of Human Resource Development, Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, Kenya
3 Organizational Development and Project Management Consultant, Bistech Systems, Nakuru, Kenya

Original language: English

Received 7 October 2014

Copyright © 2014 ISSR Journals. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Abstract


The study examined factors influencing procurement performance in the private sector in Kenya. The study adopted descriptive research design. Target population was 169 employees working in Henkel Chemicals (E.A) from all levels of management. The study used systematic random sampling technique in selecting the 117 participants. A structured questionnaire was used as method of data collection. Data analysis was done using qualitative and quantitative analysis methods. The relationship between the independent variables (staff competence, organizational structure, and quality management and information technology) and procurement performance was tested using the regression analysis. The study established that application of IT in Henkel Chemicals (E.A) Procurement process was the most related factor affecting procurement performance measured in terms of service delivery compared to staff competence, organization management, whereas quality management was the least related factor affecting procurement performance.

Author Keywords: Procurement Performance in Private Sector, Staff Competence in Procurement, organizational structure in procurement, Quality Management in Procurement and Information Technology in Procurement.


How to Cite this Article


Haron Barsemoi, Patrick Mwangagi, and Benard Odero Asienyo, “Factors Influencing Procurement Performance in Private Sector in Kenya,” International Journal of Innovation and Applied Studies, vol. 9, no. 2, pp. 632–641, November 2014.