Effect of strategy implementation on knowledge transfer by Public Secondary Schools in Muranga county
The core objective of a school is to impact knowledge. Schools have been formulating strategic plan to provide structured means of achieving their primary objectives. The extent of success or failure in achieving the set objectives depends on the approach adopted by individual school in strategy implementation. The purpose of this study therefore was to investigate the impact of strategy implementation on knowledge transfer in public secondary schools in Murang’a County. Cross-sectional research design was the basis of this study. The sample studied was 30 secondary schools representing national, extra county, county and sub-county public secondary school in Murang’a County. This study used primary data as a means of data collection from identified schools implementing strategic plan. Data analysis was done using SPSS to come up with descriptive statistics and inferential statistics. The study findings show that majority of schools had launched strategic plan for implementation. Quite a number of schools had enough resources to implement their strategic plans. The study concludes communication and cascading the strategy, allocation of resources, top level management support, relevant task process and operationalization of designed functions have a significant positive effect on knowledge transfer. The academic performance, school discipline, improved infrastructure development are some of the indicators positively influenced by strategy implementation. This study recommends that students, parents and other stakeholders should be involved in the implementation of the strategic plan and that the school administration should create a culture that supports strategic plan implementation. Parents should be enlightened on the importance of strategic plan and inclusion in the implementation.
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