STRATEGIC LEADERSHIP PRACTICES AND SUSTAINABLE HEALTH SYSTEMS: A CASE OF MOI COUNTY REFERRALHOSPITAL TAITA TAVETA COUNTY KENYA
This study investigatedthe effect of strategic leadership on sustainable health systems in Taita Taveta County
The study was guided by the following objectives: to determine the influence of shareholder involvement on sustainable health systems to establish the influence of financial allocations on sustainable health systems to determine the influence of laws governing processes on sustainable health systems and to investigate the influence of policy formulation on sustainable health systems in Taita Taveta County.
The study employed descriptive research design. The study targeted a population of 662 people. Purposive and simple random sampling were used to sample 199 participants which was 30 of the target population. Subject experts ascertained the content validity of the research instruments whereas reliability of the questionnaire was ascertained through half-split method a Cronbach alpha coefficient of 0.84 was obtained and this confirmed that the questionnaire was reliable. Qualitative data was analyzed thematically while descriptive statistics such as frequencies percentages and means were used to analyze the quantitative data. Further the Pearson Product Moment of Correlation and regression analysis were used to test the hypotheses.
The study established that shareholder involvement had a significant influence p0.0010.05 on sustainable health systems financial allocations had a significant influence p0.0020.05 on sustainable health system lawsgoverning procedures had a significant influence p0.0010.05 on sustainable health systemsandpolicy formulation had a significant influence p0.0020.05 on sustainable health systems.
The study concluded that financial allocations hada significant influence on sustainable health systems in Moi County Referral Hospital. Additionally the study concluded that the hospital was not allocated adequate funds by the County government. Alsothere was lack of transparency on procurement process and poor management of finances.