SMEs help to achieve sustainable growth as a centralized theme. However, SMEs in
Garissa county face several and critical demanding situations to their growth. The
general objective of study was to investigate the effect of strategic implementation
practices on the growth of SMEs in Garissa County, Kenya. The specific objectives of
the study were to establish the effect of resource allocation, communication, leadership
styles and organizational culture on the growth of SMEs in Garissa County, Kenya.
This study employed a descriptive research design. The study used a stratified sampling
technique. In this study the identified strata was 5 categories of SMEs namely Food
Vendors, Clothing Vendors, Beverage Vendors, Curio Vendors and Service Vendors.
The sample size was 294 respondents. The main data collection tool for this study was
questionnaire. Data analysis as done by use of descriptive statistics and regressions
analysis. The study found a significant relationship between resource allocation,
leadership, organizational culture, communication and the growth of SMEs. The survey
concludes that allocation of resources helps small and medium-sized enterprise
executives bring together more productive and efficient staff and allows them to
evaluate their schedules and readily assess the accessibility of resources in real time,
effective executive involvement can significantly improve the growth of SMEs in
Garissa, organizational culture improves employees productivity, unites employees,
easy accountability, higher job satisfaction, flexible working environment and increases
marketability of SMEs prompting better development and looking after open,
customary and precise channels of correspondence with all levels of SMEs workers and
partners is imperative to guaranteeing the and effective tasks subsequently better
development. The survey recommends that regular estimates are required for each task
within the institution so that resource usage can take place as efficiently as possible
without adversely influencing SME development. SME managers should ensure that
they control risk and mitigate uncertainty, maximize communication efficiency within
the team by being willing to lead. They should always be accessible to face the actual
difficulties facing small and medium-sized enterprises in order to comprehend the true
problems within the team that need to work to enhance SME development.
Organizational goals should be conveyed to all staff and the organisation should create
the correct distribution channels and feedback in top-down and bottom-up
communication. SMEs managers should evaluate the current culture and performance,
engage the employee in defining effective and efficient objectives, keep up an
administration framework for needs and objectives, oversee correspondence
propensities and schedules and assemble inspiration all through the procedure for better
TAWANE, I (2021). Strategic Implementation Practices And The Growth Of Small And Medium Enterprises In Garissa County, Kenya. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/strategic-implementation-practices-and-the-growth-of-small-and-medium-enterprises-in-garissa-county-kenya
TAWANE, IBRAHIM "Strategic Implementation Practices And The Growth Of Small And Medium Enterprises In Garissa County, Kenya" Afribary. Afribary, 27 May. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/strategic-implementation-practices-and-the-growth-of-small-and-medium-enterprises-in-garissa-county-kenya. Accessed 07 Oct. 2022.
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TAWANE, IBRAHIM . "Strategic Implementation Practices And The Growth Of Small And Medium Enterprises In Garissa County, Kenya" Afribary (2021). Accessed October 07, 2022. https://afribary.com/works/strategic-implementation-practices-and-the-growth-of-small-and-medium-enterprises-in-garissa-county-kenya