Communication constraints faced by staff in Kenyan public universities

Mamuli, Laura Catherine and Mustosto, Stanley Ngome and Namasaka, David Butali and Odera, Odhiambo (2013) Communication constraints faced by staff in Kenyan public universities. International Review of Management and Business Research, 2 (1). pp. 258-264. ISSN 2307-5953

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Abstract

This study sought to investigate effective communication constraints faced by staff in public universities.
The study location wasin Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology (MMUST), Kenya. The study sample involved 152 academic and administrative staff. Stratified random sampling techniques based on the respondents' job descriptions were employed. Data collection involved use of questionnaires and secondary data for example, the University Act of 2007 and the employee survey findings of 2006. Data was analyzed using descriptive statistics and findings revealed that MMUST staff had experienced
constraints in effectively communicating to other members of staff. The study identified the constraints in
conveying messages citing lack of adequate working equipment and office space.


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Item Type: Article (Commonwealth Reporting Category C)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Open access journal. No evidence of copyright restrictions
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Business and Law - School of Accounting, Economics and Finance
Date Deposited: 07 May 2013 06:53
Last Modified: 25 Feb 2014 03:21
Uncontrolled Keywords: communication constraints; public universities; Kenya
Fields of Research : 08 Information and Computing Sciences > 0805 Distributed Computing > 080503 Networking and Communications
13 Education > 1301 Education Systems > 130103 Higher Education
15 Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services > 1503 Business and Management > 150399 Business and Management not elsewhere classified
Socio-Economic Objective: C Society > 93 Education and Training > 9302 Teaching and Instruction > 930203 Teaching and Instruction Technologies
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/23449

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