Stakeholder Influence in Institutional Strategic Planning Practices in Public Secondary Schools in Kenya (A Survey of Public Secondary Schools in Migori County)
International Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization
Volume 6, Issue 1, March 2018, Pages: 22-28
Received: Dec. 14, 2017; Accepted: Jan. 5, 2018; Published: Jun. 6, 2018
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Julia Ashibambo Weyama, Faculty of Commerce, Department of Business and Management, Kisii University, Kisii, Kenya
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This paper tries to explore the influence of stakeholders in institutional strategic planning practices in public secondary schools in Kenya, a case of Migori County. The study employed a descriptive survey study. The target population was made up of public secondary school head teachers, deputy head teachers and heads of departments in secondary schools within Migori County whose total was 1056. A sample size of 106 respondents was drawn using stratified random sampling. The study used both primary and secondary data. Questionnaire was the primary data collection tool and was administered using the drop and pick method which helped minimize financial and time limitations that the researcher was likely to face. Secondary data was derived from documentations such as school strategic plans and minutes of B.O.G, P.T.A and staff meetings. Data collected was both qualitative and quantitative. Qualitative data was analysed using content analysis while quantitative data was analysed using descriptive statistics such as mean, mode and median. The results of the study indicated that strategic planning process in public secondary schools involves stakeholders to a minimal extent mostly because of the time that it would involve.
Strategic Planning, Strategy Formulation, Stakeholders, Public Secondary Schools, Competition
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Julia Ashibambo Weyama, Stakeholder Influence in Institutional Strategic Planning Practices in Public Secondary Schools in Kenya (A Survey of Public Secondary Schools in Migori County), International Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization. Vol. 6, No. 1, 2018, pp. 22-28. doi: 10.11648/j.ijebo.20180601.13
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