Response to strategic change in the Kenya police service: case study of Lari police division
All organization are environment depended. They are in constant two way interaction with the environment and depend on it for continued survival. All organizations operates as open systems. This means that they take assortment of resources from the environment, add value and then deliver them back to the environment. Strategy is therefore not statute but it keeps changing even within an organization. As a result it would not be possible to device a single prescription for response to challenges which would apply to all industries and firms. According to Pearce and Robinson (1997) in order for organization to achieve their goals and objectives it is necessary for them to adjust to their environment. An organization success depends on its responses to changes in the environment. The environment can be classified into the internal environment and external environment. The internal environment is composed of elements within the organization, these include, current employee, management philosophy, managerial leadership styles, organization cultures, financial resources, technology, human resources and standard operating procedures. The internal environment is within the control of the organization and is composed of controllable variables. However, the external factors are not controllable. To comprehend a co-operations talk environment , management needs to monitor and understand what each stakeholder group wants and needs from the co-operation. Each stakeholder group uses its own criteria to determine how well a co-operations is performing and constantly judges managements action in terms of their effect on the group. To the extend that a stakeholder group business that its not being treated properly, it will pressure the organisation to remedy the situation. Therefore all levels of management must be aware not only of principle stakeholders in the co-operation task environment strategic managers have the responsibility of keeping track of concerns of important stakeholders and consider there decisions when making strategic decisions.