Influence of Strategic Resourcing as Strategic Position on the Performance of Manufacturing Companies in Kenya, A Case of Textile and Apparel Companies in Kenya

Gitahi Njenga, Maina Waiganjo, Ombati Maryanne Kerubo


This study sought to explore the influence of strategic positioning on the performance of manufacturing companies in Kenya, taking a case of textile and apparel companies in Kenya. The study employed descriptive research design targeting 63 companies in textile and apparel manufacturing sub sector. Data was collected targeting the senior managers/operation managers in the selected firm using a questionnaire. Email method was used to distribute the questionnaires. The data collected was analyzed in SPSS and presented using charts and tables. Data collected was crosschecked for completeness before entering in SPSS for analysis. Both descriptive and inferential statistics. The study found strategic resourcing, research and development, and marketing strategies had statistically significant effect on the performance of apparel and textile firms in Kenya. The study concludes that strategic positioning is an effective approach in sustaining the performance of manufacturing firms in Kenya.

Keywords: Strategic positioning, Strategic resourcing, Performance

DOI: 10.7176/EJBM/12-30-06

Publication date:October 31st 2020

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