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Title: Organizational culture and project performance in non-governmental organizations:
Other Titles: a case study of Wateraid Project, in Baidoa District, Somalia
Authors: Dahir, Mohamed Abdi
Keywords: Organizational culture
Project performance
Somalia
Issue Date: Apr-2022
Publisher: Kampala International University, College of Humanities and Social Science
Abstract: This study was set to examine the effect of organizational culture on project performance of construction projects, a case study of Water Aid Project in Baidoa, Somalia,. Wirth the following specific objectives (i) to examine the effect of organizational Leadership Approach on the performance of Water Aid Project in Baidoa, Somalia, (ii) to determine the effect of organizational structure on the performance of Water Aid Project in Baidoa, Somalia and (iii) to ascertain the effect of Organizational Size on the performance of Water Aid Project in Baidoa, Somalia. This study was based on the Dynamic Capabilities theory of Teece, Pisano and Shuen (2017) and Schein’s (2015) theory of organization culture. The study was purely descriptive in nature. Descriptive research design was used to determine whether and to what extent the two or more study variables co-exists. The study targeted a population of 390 respondents both from within the project of Water aid Project in Baidoa, Somalia from which a sample was selected. However from the population the sample size of the study was 360 was determined through Solvens formular. The researcher used the both self-administered questionnaire and interview guide. The study findings found out that the effect of project Leadership Approach on the project performance of Water Aid Project in Baidoa, Somalia was rated high and this was indicated by the overall mean of 2.98, Std. Deviation of 1.620 due to the fact that majority respondents portrayed that through leadership styles, the essential leadership and managerial knowledge, skills, competencies and characteristics ensure successful completion of projects through right decisions at right time and by employing right people at right places. The study findings concluded that through leadership styles, the essential leadership and managerial knowledge, skills, competencies and characteristics ensure successful completion of projects through right decisions at right time and by employing right people at right places. It further concluded that leadership as a vital function was to produce change and set direction to cope up with change in a project. From the study findings and conclusions the study recommends project top management to stay focused on the main goal of the project. That’s always keep in mind the big picture and purpose of the project. Periodically ask each team member how what they are doing is contributing to the main goal. Develop an objective standard for measuring progress toward that goal, so that everyone can also evaluate their own contribution.
Description: A research dissertation submitted to the college of humanities and social sciences in partial fulfilment for the requirements of the award of a Masters’ Degree in Project Planning And Management of Kampala International University
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12306/14240
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