Responses to supply chain management malpractices in the Kenyan public sector
The general objective of this study was to determine the responses to supply chain management malpractices in the Kenyan public Sector. The study adopted a descriptive design. The researcher carried out a census of all ministries. This study collected quantitative data using a questionnaire. The findings are presented using tables and charts. The study reveals that there was non compliance SCM policies and guidelines, lack of professional skills among the SCM staff, lack of ethics, competitive tendering, accountability, inadequate use of technology, it also reveals government has put in place comprehensive anti-corruption programme in public procurement, there is application of PPDA as a guide in the procurement process in Ministries and there are ongoing training programmes on the procurement principles, operations and law. Therefore the study concludes that the Government has put in place various measures to respond to supply chain management malpractices within the ministries. The study recommended stringent application of the public procurement and supply act 2005 and regulation 2006 and benchmarking as some of responses to SCM malpractices.