Staff Training and Project Implementation in Somali Aid Foundation (Saf), Mogadishu, Somalia

ABSTRACT 

The study sought to examine staff training and project implementation in Somali Aid Foundation (SAF), Mogadishu, Somalia. The study objectives were; to investigate the staff training practices of Somali Aid Foundation (SAF), Mogadishu, Somalia, to determine the level of project implementation in Somali Aid Foundation (SAF), Mogadishu, Somalia and to establish the relationship between staff training and project implementation in Somali Aid Foundation (SAF), Mogadishu, Somalia. The study employed correlational research design to establish the relationship between staff training and project implementation in Somali Aid Foundation (SAF). The target population for this study comprised of 260 respondents and these included; 25 SAF project managers, 115 project managers, 20 Top administrators of Somali Aid Foundation (SAF) and 100 other SAF project staff members who were randomly selected in Somali Aid Foundation (SAF), Mogadishu. The sample size of the study was made of 158 respondents. The data was presented in tabular form with frequencies and percentages. The researcher used Statistical Package for Social Sciences (SPSS) to analyze the relationship between the variables under study. The study found out that the level of project implementation in Somali Aid Foundation (SAF), Mogadishu was low. This further means that the management of SAF needs to put in more efforts in order to improve on the extent of project implementation after training its project staff. The study concludes that the concept by stating that training facilitate organization to recognize that its workers are not performing well and a thus their knowledge, skills and attitudes needs to be molded according to the firm needs. The study recommends that this process be made mandatory not only for new employees but also those employees who get a promotion to a higher state of a job.



TABLE OF CONTENTS

DECLARATION..........................................................................................................ii

APPROVAL............................................................................................................... iii

DEDICATION ...........................................................................................................iv

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT ...............................................................................................v

TABLE OF CONTENTS .............................................................................................. vi

LIST OF TABLES ......................................................................................................ix

ABSTRACT................................................................................................................x

CHAPTER ONE ..........................................................................................................1

INTRODUCTION .......................................................................................................1

1.0 Introduction........................................................................................................1

1.1Background of the Study ......................................................................................1

1.1.1 Historical Perspective........................................................................................1

1.1.2 Theoretical Perspective .....................................................................................4

1.1.3 Conceptual Perspective .....................................................................................4

1.1.4 Contextual Perspective......................................................................................5

1.2 Statement of the Problem ....................................................................................6

1.3 Purpose of the Study ............................................................................................6

1.4 Specific Objectives ..............................................................................................7

1.5 Research Questions.............................................................................................7

1.6 Scope of the Study ..............................................................................................7

1.6.1 Geographical Scope ..........................................................................................7

1.6.2 Content Scope..................................................................................................8

1.6.3 Time Scope......................................................................................................8

1.7 Significance of the Study .....................................................................................8

1.8 Operational Definition of Key Terms .....................................................................9

CHAPTER TWO .........................................................................................................9

LITERATURE REVIEW..............................................................................................11

2.0 Introduction......................................................................................................11

2.1 Theoretical review.............................................................................................11

2.2 ConceptualFramework .......................................................................................12

2.3 Related literature ..............................................................................................14

2.3.1 Staff training practices of Somali Aid Foundation (SAF), Mogadishu, Somalia......14

2.3.2 Level of project implementation in Somali Aid Foundation (SAF), Mogadishu, Somalia ................................19

2.3.3 Relationships between Staff Training and Performance .....................................21

2.4 Research Gaps ..................................................................................................23

CHAPTER THREE ....................................................................................................24

METHODOLOGY......................................................................................................24

3.1 Introduction......................................................................................................24

3.2 Research Design ................................................................................................24

3.3 Study Population ...............................................................................................24

3.4 Sample Size ......................................................................................................25

3.5 Sampling Selection Techniques and Procedure ....................................................25

3.6 Datasources......................................................................................................26

3.6 Data Collection instruments ...............................................................................26

3.7 Pre-testing Validity and Reliability of Instruments .................................................27

3.7.1. Validity .........................................................................................................27

3.7.2 Reliability .......................................................................................................27

3.8 Data Collection Procedures ................................................................................28

3.9 Data analysis ....................................................................................................28

3.10 Ethical considerations ......................................................................................28

CHAPTER FOUR ......................................................................................................30

DATA PRESENTATION, ANALYSIS AND INTERPRETATION.........................................30

4.0 Introduction......................................................................................................30

4.1 Demographic Characteristics of Respondents ......................................................30

4.2 Objective One: Staff training practices of Somali Aid Foundation (SAF), Mogadishu, Somalia 34

4.3 Objective Two: Level of project implementation in Somali Aid Foundation (SAF), Mogadishu, Somalia ......................37

4.4 Objective Three: Relationship between staff training and project implementation in Somali Aid Foundation (SAF), Mogadishu, Somalia ............39

CHAPTER FIVE........................................................................................................41

DISCUSSION OF FINDINGS, CONCLUSIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS .....................41

5.0 Introduction......................................................................................................41

5.1 Discussion of Findings .......................................................................................41

5.1.1 Demographic Characteristics ...........................................................................41

5.1.2 Staff training practices of Somali Aid Foundation (SAF), Mogadishu, Somalia......41

5.1.3 Level of project implementation in Somali Aid Foundation (SAF), Mogadishu, Somalia 42

5.1.4 Relationship between staff training and project implementation in Somali Aid Foundation (SAF), Mogadishu, Somalia .........................42

5.2 Conclusion ........................................................................................................43

5.2.1 Staff training practices of Somali Aid Foundation (SAF), Mogadishu, Somalia......43

5.2.2 Level of project implementation in Somali Aid Foundation (SAF), Mogadishu, Somalia ......................................43

5.2.3 Relationships between Staff Training and Performance .....................................44

5.3 Recommendations.............................................................................................44

5.4 Areas for Further Research ................................................................................45

REFERENCES ..........................................................................................................46

APPENDICES...........................................................................................................49

APPENDIX I: QUESTIONNAIRE FOR SAF project managers, SAF project beneficiaries..49

APPENDIX I: QUESTIONNAIRE FOF SAF project staff ………………………………………………..47

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Consults, E. & DOLL, A (2022). Staff Training and Project Implementation in Somali Aid Foundation (Saf), Mogadishu, Somalia. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/staff-training-and-project-implementation-in-somali-aid-foundation-saf-mogadishu-somalia

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Consults, Education, and ABDIRIZAK DOLL "Staff Training and Project Implementation in Somali Aid Foundation (Saf), Mogadishu, Somalia" Afribary. Afribary, 08 Nov. 2022, https://afribary.com/works/staff-training-and-project-implementation-in-somali-aid-foundation-saf-mogadishu-somalia. Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

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Consults, Education, and ABDIRIZAK DOLL . "Staff Training and Project Implementation in Somali Aid Foundation (Saf), Mogadishu, Somalia". Afribary, Afribary, 08 Nov. 2022. Web. 14 Jul. 2024. < https://afribary.com/works/staff-training-and-project-implementation-in-somali-aid-foundation-saf-mogadishu-somalia >.

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Consults, Education and DOLL, ABDIRIZAK . "Staff Training and Project Implementation in Somali Aid Foundation (Saf), Mogadishu, Somalia" Afribary (2022). Accessed July 14, 2024. https://afribary.com/works/staff-training-and-project-implementation-in-somali-aid-foundation-saf-mogadishu-somalia