Effects of restructuring on organization performance of mobile phone service providers

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Riany, Christa Onundo, Musa, Garashi Hammad, Odera, Odhiambo and Okaka, Ochieng. 2012. "Effects of restructuring on organization performance of mobile phone service providers." International Review of Social Sciences and Humanities. 4 (1), pp. 198-204.
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Effects of restructuring on organization performance of mobile phone service providers

ERA Journal ID200839
Article CategoryArticle
AuthorsRiany, Christa Onundo (Author), Musa, Garashi Hammad (Author), Odera, Odhiambo (Author) and Okaka, Ochieng (Author)
Journal TitleInternational Review of Social Sciences and Humanities
Journal Citation4 (1), pp. 198-204
Number of Pages7
Year2012
Place of PublicationAssam, India
ISSN2248-9010
2250-0715
Web Address (URL)http://irssh.com/yahoo_site_admin/assets/docs/21_IRSSH-396-V4N1.321102921.pdf
Abstract

The aim of the study was to examine the effect of restructuring on an organization's performance specifically inquiring the frequency with which an organization carries out portfolio, financial and organization restructuring. The study location was in Kenya among the mobile phone service providers. The study adopted a causal research esign using questionnaires to collect data from the finance, human resources, information communication
technology and marketing departments of the major mobile phone service providers. Data was analyzed using descriptive statistics and the findings reveal that changes in the firm's objectives, technological change and economic factors influence the decision to restructure.

Keywordsrestructuring; organization performance; mobile phone service providers; Kenya
ANZSRC Field of Research 2020359999. Other commerce, management, tourism and services not elsewhere classified
350709. Organisation and management theory
400608. Wireless communication systems and technologies (incl. microwave and millimetrewave)
Byline AffiliationsJomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, Kenya
School of Accounting, Economics and Finance
University of Science and Technology, Kenya
Institution of OriginUniversity of Southern Queensland
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