Factors Affecting Public Procurement Performance in Transnzoia County Government

Lilian Masindano, Elizabeth Nambuswa Makokha, Gregory Namusonge


The purpose of the study was to analyze factors affecting public procurement performance in Transnzoia County Government. The study was guided by the following objectives, to establish the effect of supplier performance on public procurement performance in Transnzoia county government.  Descriptive research design was adopted for this study. The target population for this study was Transnzoia County Headquarters. The unit of observation was employees in Procurement department composed of senior managers, middle-level managers and support staff and individual suppliers of the county government. Due to the small target population, the researcher adopted the census method where by the entire population was used, hence making a sample size of 145 respondents. This research used both primary and secondary methods of data collection. For primary data, it was collected using questionnaires and secondary data, books, journals, manuals, magazines and newspaper articles related to procurement performance was used. Data collected was processed for completeness, accuracy and uniformity. Statistical analysis was employed for the quantitative data; thematic analysis was carried out for the qualitative data and factor analysis was used to determine the strength of the factors affecting public procurement performance in TransNzoia County Government. The findings of the research was to greatly benefit the management in TransNzoia County Government, Procurement policy makers and the Government of Kenya as it will provide part of the evidence to assist in the revision of Procurement policies in favor of improving Public Procurement Performance in the Public Sector.

Keywords: Supplier Performance, Public Procurement Performance

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