Challenges to strategy implementation at Teachers Service Commission, Kenya
The objective of this study was to investigate the strategy implementation challenges facing TSC. The researcher used both primary and secondary data. An interview guide was used in collecting the data. Content analysis was used to analyze the qualitative primary data which had been collected by conducting interviews and secondary information from the organization. The study found out that the main challenges experienced in the implementation of the strategy were the slow pace of implementing strategic change, which therefore influenced the expected results, the commission stakeholders were not involved in formulation of the strategy, moderate management commitment to the implementation of a strategy and commission employees not been committed to strategy implementation. Other findings were the need to provide adequate teaching force to all public education, challenge of meeting the demand for more teachers due to budgetary constraints, capacity of the district and institution levels to manage in the process, inadequate of the process resulting to training of the two flaunting of the recruitment guidelines, interference from stakeholders and complaints from interested portion, Management reaction to the challenges encountered included shift in the recruitment process from supply- driven to demand driven method of recruitment that saw the delegation of some of the powers in the recruitment process decentralized to agents at district and institutional level, regular review of the recruitment guidelines, redefining and expanding the rates of the TSC agents at the institutional levels, development and use of policy on upgrading of teachers reporting with post basic qualifications, conducting sensitization workshops on HIV and AIDs for majority employees at the headquarters and building the capacity of HIV positive teachers in sampled provinces, organizing capacity building for management of HIV and AIDs at the workplace for senior management and field agents.