The Effect of Stakeholders Influential Factors on Successful Implementation of Projects: A Case of VETA Centers

Maghenda, Gerrady William (2017) The Effect of Stakeholders Influential Factors on Successful Implementation of Projects: A Case of VETA Centers. Masters thesis, The Open University of Tanzania.

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Abstract

The main objective of the study was to examine the effect of stakeholders on implementation of projects at VETA Centers. The study was justified based on the fact that stakeholders influence has been contributing greatly to projects outcomes through customer satisfaction which turns project into success. The study has utilized two stakeholder theories, Institutional theory and Stakeholder identification and Salience theory. The objectives of the study were to:- identify the factors influencing stakeholders involvement in project, examine the relationship between project success and involvement of stakeholders, identify the project success measurement criteria (key performance indicators) in project implementation and examine the type of stakeholders influencing project success. The methodology used to conduct this study was descriptive as well as multiple linear regression methods. The study involved a sample of 116 respondents. Stakeholders’ influential factors were independent variable and project success was dependent variable. Data analysis was done using Statistical Package for Social Sciences. The findings revealed that stakeholders’ influential factors contribute 73.1 percent to project success. Finding from the Multiple Linear Regressions showed that involvement of these factors has significant positive effects to the project. The project is said to be successful implemented when it is done in accordance to Stakeholders’ expectations. The Authority is advised to adhere to stakeholders’ analysis to ensure these influential factors are considered for project success. Keywords: Stakeholders’ influential factors for project success, stakeholder management, project management.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Subjects: 600 Technology > 658 Gerneral management
Divisions: Faculty of Business Management > Department of Leadership and Governance
Depositing User: Mr Habibu V. Kazimzuri
Date Deposited: 04 Oct 2018 16:18
Last Modified: 04 Oct 2018 16:18
URI: http://repository.out.ac.tz/id/eprint/2066

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