IJSRP, Volume 5, Issue 5, May 2015 Edition [ISSN 2250-3153]
Titus Wachira Kihanya, Moses Kimani Wafula, Evans Ojiambo Onditi, Ambrose Muriithi Munene
Strategic sourcing is growing at a rapid rate throughout the world because organizations view it as a way to achieve strategic goals, improve customer satisfaction and provide efficiency and effectiveness services. This study was guided by the following objectives: to determine the role of quality of goods and services on organization’s performance; to establish the role of cost of goods and service; to establish the role of supplier relationship; the role of timely delivery of goods and services and to determine the role of effective procurement plans on organizational performance.Descriptive research design was used in conducting this study. The target population for the study were the employees of Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, Main Campus. A sample size of 89 employees, with stratum of top level management, middle level management, first line management and low level management was selected from the various departments. Questionnaires were used to collect data. Data was analyzed using SPSS. To test the validity of the research instruments, the researcher sought expert’s opinion and reliability was done to a few employees who were not included in the final study. The study findings were interpreted and discussed. The findings were presented using frequency distribution tables and charts to clearly show the response from the respondents.