Challenges of strategy implementation at Chemelili Sugar Company Ltd
The study focuses on the Challenges of strategy implementation in Chemelil Sugar Company limited. This was a case study approach and was effected through open ended questionnaires used for In-depth Individual Interviews designed to facilitate adequate collection of data pertaining to the study focus. The data was collected from representative members of the workforce at the executive and business unit levels. The data collected was subjected to Content analysis with the conceptual approach to capture the dominating themes, categories, collate and aid in thematic analysis. Whereas it was evident that strategies and corresponding activities for implementation are well documented at Chemelil sugar company, the state of implementation of the strategies are far off the intended targets and as such the management is not able to achieve on its mission. There exist challenges at the firm to strategy implementation the main ones being resource availability and mobilization, lack of relevant policies and procedures, poor communication channels, Human resource elements, leadership, unrealistic goal setting and political environment amongst others. The current state of strategy implementation is far from what was envisaged in the strategy formulation. This arises from failure to put into place measures that would ensure operationalization and institutionalization of the strategies. There are inherent challenges to strategy implementation at Chemelil sugar company which if not deliberately well managed may not allow even the best laid plans to see the light of day.