Effects of restructuring on organization performance of mobile phone service providers

Riany, Christa Onundo and Musa, Garashi Hammad and 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. ISSN 2250-0715

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.


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Item Type: Article (Commonwealth Reporting Category C)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Business and Law - School of Accounting, Economics and Finance
Date Deposited: 09 Apr 2013 04:22
Last Modified: 19 Aug 2014 04:13
Uncontrolled Keywords: restructuring; organization performance; mobile phone service providers; Kenya
Fields of Research : 15 Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services > 1599 Other Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services > 159999 Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services not elsewhere classified
15 Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services > 1503 Business and Management > 150310 Organisation and Management Theory
10 Technology > 1005 Communications Technologies > 100510 Wireless Communications
Socio-Economic Objective: B Economic Development > 91 Economic Framework > 9104 Management and Productivity > 910406 Technological and Organisational Innovation
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/23284

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