The need for corporate training is growing day by day as technology advances. Organizations have not realised the need to incorporate corporate training into their system hence leading to stunted firms’ performance. Other factors such as increased cost associated with corporate training, lack of management commitment have been among common challenges in non-governmental organizations. The aim of this study was to the effect of corporate training on firms’ performance in international non-governmental organizations (INGOs) in Kenya. The study sought to identify the effect of corporate coaching and management training on performance of international non- governmental organizations in Kenya. The study literature was based on identical element theory and trans-theoretical model of behaviour change which stipulates how training results to employee behaviourchange hence resulting to employee performance. The paper adopted descriptive research design targeting all the over 35 International NGOs. The sample size was the 84 the top, middle and lower level management staff drawn using a stratified random sampling design from 11 INGOs willing to participate in the study. Data was collected using a questionnaire. Data was analysed using Statistical Package for Social Sciences where descriptive and inferential statistics and diagnostic test such as correlation, linear regression, sensitivity and specificity were carried out. The results showed there is relationship between corporate coaching and firms’ performance, managerial training and firms’ performance at Sig P <0.05. The paper recommended that INGOs should review their policies to address corporate training, engage various stakeholders and set specific measurable attainable realistic and time frame objectives.
Citation:Hiram Mungai and Brigitte Wabuyabo-Okonga . (2021) Effect of corporate training on performance of international non-governmental organisations in Kenya, International Journal of Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) and Essays , Vol.4, No 1, pp. 5-31
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