Mohamed Khalif, Dr. Jared Deya, Dr. Shalle Noor


The study sought determine the effect of learning capability on performance of commercial state corporations in Kenya, to identify the effect of reconfiguration capability on performance of commercial state corporations in Kenya, to establish the effect of sensing capability on performance of commercial state corporations in Kenya and to establish the effect of operational capabilities on performance of commercial state corporations in Kenya. This study was guided by Evolutionary theory. Cross-sectional research designs was used in this study. The target population for this study comprised 216 HODs drawn from 27 commercial state corporations within Kenya. Stratified and simple random sampling was used in this study to select 111 HODs. Primary data was obtained from the employees using questionnaire. This study used questionnaires to collect data relevant to the study. Quantitative data collected was analysed using descriptive statistical techniques which were frequencies, mean, standard deviation. The researcher also used inferential statistics Pearson Correlation to show the relationships that existed between the variables and multiple regressions and correlation analysis, the significance of each independent variable was tested at a confidence level of 95%. This study was invaluable to not only to the commercial state corporation managers but also other managers in other organizations and industries. The study found that learning capability positively and significantly relates with performance of commercial state corporations in Kenya. The study recommends commercial state corporations to adopt advanced technology because through technological innovation, external learning capability could help firms to adopt technology from different areas while internal learning capability could facilitate firms to share knowledge internally.

Key Words: learning capability, performance, commercial state corporations

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