Change management in the Ministry of finance of Kenya
This study focused on examining how the Ministry of Finance has managed change as regards management of change relating to reforms in the financial system and endeavored to establish the challenges of managing change in the Ministry of Finance. To achieve these objectives, interviews from four key departments involved in the financial reforms initiative in the Ministry of Finance were undertaken to get an in-depth view. The study can be of great significant interest to the corporate world in Kenya especially the Public Sector and may have generated new information that can be used for policy formulation by the ministry of finance, other government ministries, semi autonomous organizations, autonomous organizations and the business world at large. The research also advanced the work of previous scholars and academicians. Based on the research findings the study concluded that the planned approach, which supported teamwork and ownership to the change initiative, enabled the stakeholders to move in a common direction towards attaining successful reforms. Integrating the different cadres and professionals through a single senior manager improved the synergy, smoothened and ensured the change implementation. Also precipitating the benefits and challenges of change initiative, acted as a motivation force towards needed creativity and innovations that amplified more change. The study anticipated and encountered confines in terms limited representation, scarcity of available resources, personal bias and narrowed scope of study.