Challenges of strategy implementation at the Christian Health Association of Kenya (CHAK)
Mburugu, Florence K
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Successful strategy implementation is a result of careful alignment of an The objectives of this study were to organization's strategy to it resource capacity. CHAK and to establish challenges determine the strategy implementatIon practices at CHAK The research was in the form of a faced during strategy implementatIon at case study and involved personal interviews. Content analysis was used to analyse the data at CHAK has adopted several strategy implementation data. The study established practices which include an effective leadership, appropriate organisational structure, management, Communication Channels, staff sound financial and resource involvement, human resources, supportive organisational culture, functional strategic goals and monitoring and evaluation programs. Strategy implementation challenges found out include insufficient funds, rapid changes in key stakeholders' policies, creating synergy for the entire network's activities, market competition, inadequate monitoring and evaluation programs and insufficient time frames. The study recommends that CHAK should seek for more adequate resources for effective implementation of strategies through mobilisation for more unrestricted donor funds, embracing more income generating activities and seeking for new donors and financial partners. CHAK should develop an effective and documented reward policy that directly ties to the various aspects of strategy implementation. Suitable training programs with objectives crafted along various strategies should be incorporated whenever possible. Finally, the study recommends an improvement of monitoring and evaluation program to have clear, consistent and measurable outlines of capturing detailed progress and provide prompt feedback mechanisms.
University of Nairobi, Kenya