The Moderating Influence of External Environment on the Link Between Strategy Implementation Determinants and Public Health Facilities Service Delivery

Authors

  • Momos Leonard Masinde Muliro University of Science & Technology, Kenya

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.21776/ub.jiae.2024.012.01.8

Keywords:

strategy implementation, external environmental, public health, mckinsey 7s

Abstract

Purpose

This study aims to investigate the moderating influence of the external environment on the relationship between strategy implementation determinants and service delivery in public health facilities in the Western Region of Kenya.

Design/methodology/approach

The study adopts a positivist approach and is anchored on the McKinsey 7-S Model Framework. It utilizes descriptive survey and explanatory research designs, targeting 966 respondents including top management leaders, medical personnel, and patients. Data is collected through structured questionnaires and interview schedules, and analyzed using SPSS.

Findings

The external environment moderates the relationship between strategy implementation determinants and public health facilities service delivery in the Western Region of Kenya. Human resource capacity and organizational culture are key factors moderated by the external environment in affecting public health facilities service delivery.

Research limitations/implications

The study's findings are specific to the Western Region of Kenya and may not be generalizable to other regions or countries. The study relies on self-reported data, which may be subject to response bias.

Originality/value

This study contributes to the understanding of how the external environment influences the relationship between strategy implementation determinants and service delivery in public health facilities. The findings suggest the importance of creating an enabling environment for effective strategy implementation in the public sector to improve service delivery.

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Published

2024-02-29