Influence of Strategy Control Practices on Organizational Performance of Firms Within Textile and Apparel Industry, in Nairobi County
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A strategy assessment and regulation/control practice is the procedure of finding out the efficacy of a particular plan in accomplishing the administrative goals and taking counteractive measures when necessary. Therefore, the purpose of this study was to look into the impact of strategy control practices on corporate administrative execution in the Textile and Apparel industry in Nairobi County. The research was intent on realizing the subsequent objectives: To determine the impact of performance appraisal on organizational execution of corporations in textile and apparels industry, to ascertain the effect of strategy monitoring on administrative execution of organizations in textile and apparels industry, to establish the impact of strategic audit on administrative execution of corporations in textile and apparels industry and to determine the influence of benchmarking on administrative execution of corporations in textile and apparels industry. The research was well-versed by three concepts specifically: theory of the business, theory of change and program theory. A descriptive survey research design will be employed for this research. The target population for this research included 121 licensed Firms by the Nairobi County, which have been in business for over three years with focus on either the owners or general managers of the firms. From the population of 121 firms, a sample of 92 firms were selected. This research being descriptive in nature, coupled with the element that it aimed at a somewhat big populace geologically spread in Nairobi County, the investigator sought to create and utilize questionnaires as the main information gathering tool. The information to be gathered was quantitative. Quantitative data were examined by descriptive study. The descriptive arithmetical instruments were: Statistical Package for the Social Sciences version 22 (SPSS) and Microsoft Excel aided the investigator to define the information collected and establish the degree utilized. Inferential examination comprising of correlation analysis was undertaken to study the association amongst v variables whereas regression analysis was done to determine how strong the variables were compared to the dependent variables. The research found that performance appraisal had significant influence on administrative execution of firms in fabric and apparels industry; also, strategy monitoring had significant influence on administrative execution of firms in fabric and apparels industry. Further, the study found that strategic audit did not have significant influence on administrative execution of firms in fabric and apparels industry and lastly benchmarking did not have significant influence on administrative execution of firms in fabric and apparels business in Kenya. This research outcome is useful to the management of textile and apparel sector as it delivers understanding on the significance of strategy control on the organizational performance of the firms.