Strategy implementation challenges at Technoserve Kenya
The environment in which organizations, whether private or public operate is dynamic and highly unpredictable. Due to the constant changes, organizations are required to continuously adapt so as to strategically meet the evolving challenges and exploit emerging opportunities to ensure survival and success. Without successful implementation of formulated strategies, the company will not obtain the intended results. Technoserve (K) launched its current strategic plan in 2008 with an intention of completing the implementation by the year 2011. This is a management research study with special focus on strategic implementation challenges and measures taken in dealing with challenges encountered during strategy implementation at Technoserve (K). To achieve the stated objectives a case study research method was used where primary data was collected from middle level managers of the organization. The respondents indicated that the major challenges encountered by Technoserve (K) include; non adaptive culture, organizational structure that is incompatible with the new strategies, poor communication, resource mis-allocation, unsound reward system, government policies and procedures that limit decision making as well as information technology challenges. The study also sought to establish the measures taken to cope with the challenges. Finally the research study recommended further study in other areas of strategic management process.