The Principles provide a comprehensive framework for understanding and addressing the impact of business on the rights and well-being of children. They are a unique stakeholder group in local communities as well as in the society at large: Addressing these impacts offers enormous potential to improve the rights of children and to protect them from harm through the way in which business treats its employees, operates its facilities, develops and markets its products, provides its services, and exerts its influence on economic and social development.
However scanty research has been done on knowledge management in social enterprises especially in Kenya. Social entrepreneurship has an economic and social mission that may complicate its knowledge management practices.
This research investigated the role of knowledge management on performance of social enterprises in Kenya.
The first specific objective was to find out the role of organizational knowledge needs identification on performance of social enterprises in Kenya. The second objective was to establish the role of knowledge acquisition practices on performance of social enterprises in Kenya. The third specific objective was to establish the role of knowledge protection practices on performance of social enterprises in Kenya.
The final objective was to establish the role of knowledge sharing on performance of the same organizations in Kenya. Twelve social enterprises in Nairobi with knowledge management practices were selected for the study. A sample of 90 individuals was to be interviewed from the 12 organizations.
Data was analyzed through quantitative and qualitative methods. Quantitative data was analyzed by descriptive statistics using computer program SPSS version Thematic analysis was used to analyze qualitative data. Knowledge management as an enabler of change and innovation in Africa. International Journal of Technology ManagementVol.
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According to Kenya Economic Survey (RoK, ), out of the total new jobs created in Kenya in the year , Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) created of them. This was % of the total new jobs creted in Kenya that year. 3 Table of Contents EXECUTIVE SUMMARY I.
FRAMEWORK AND VISION GUIDING SME POLICY IN TANZANIA 1.
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The Role of Government in SME Development 2.