Challenges facing state corporations in Kenya in the implementation of human resource management information systems
The study’s objective was to establish the challenges facing state corporations in Kenya in the implementation of human resource management information systems. Consequently, the researcher undertook a cross sectional census survey which was appropriate because of the investigations of organizations at the same point in time. The population of this study consisted of all state corporations in Kenya and primary data was collected using of a semi-structured questionnaire while secondary data was collected from individual state corporation’s strategic plans, human resource management information systems operational plans and reports. The respondents were heads of human resource function in the State Corporations and questionnaires were administered through electronic mail. Prior coding and descriptive statistics were utilized in analyzing the data collected. Research findings indicated that majority of the responding human resource managers ranked Information Communication Technology (ICT) adoption and use as the major source of challenge in the implementation of Human Resource Management Information Systems in Kenyan state corporations. Moreover, Kenyan state corporations were effectively facilitated for by providing competent and skilled staff, approving adequate funds, effective time management and information technology support. However, the adoption and use if ICT remains a major challenge in the implementation of Human Resource Management Information Systems in Kenyan state corporations. Based on the study’s conclusions, the researcher consequently makes several recommendations for policy and practice as well as for further research.