Privatization on organization performance: a case study of Uganda Kenya Railway

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Kampala International University, School of Business and Management
The aim of this study was to examine the relationship between privatization and performance of the R. V.R Consortium. This study was guided by three objectives; to establish what privatization entails and why it proved to be the best alternative for the railway service, the causes for poor performance of the U.R.C and K.R.C and what impact did privatization have of the performance of the Rift Valley Railway Consortium. Descriptive research design was also used so as to ensure that the two study variables and the way they relate was well described. Secondary data that was used in this research employed information obtained from reviewing already existing literature from various scholars and many other wide array ofliterature. The findings showed that privatization was very vital strategy in the Economy Recovery Programme and mobilization of idol state assets evidenced by great significance and transformation of both URC and KRC despite the shortcomings during the transitional period The researcher recommends that privatization policies should be amended to ensure effective and efficient mobilization of former state-owned enterprises so as to position themselves and compete its rivals while providing quality services to the public
A research report submitted to School of Business and Management as a partial fulfilment for the Award of Bachelor's Degree in International Business Administration of Kampala International University