Jackson Nyimaga Mwita, Dr. Charles Ndeto


The main objective of the study was to examine the influence of project team management on performance of rehabilitating street families in Nairobi County, Kenya. Specifically, the study sought to assess the influence of team diversity on the performance of rehabilitating street families in Nairobi County, Kenya and to examine the influence of team structure on the performance of rehabilitating street families in Nairobi County, Kenya. This study used of a descriptive research design. The target population for this study was 76 rehabilitation centres within Nairobi county (Nairobi Metropolitan Services, 2021). The unit of observation was 456 respondents comprising of the 2 care takers, 2 people under rehab sessions and 2 managers in every rehabilitation centre. The target population for the study was therefore 456. The sample size was derived from the target population using Yamane’s sample size determination formula. The 213 respondents were chosen with the help of stratified random sampling technique. The study used primary data. The study’s primary data was obtained using semi-structured questionnaires. Inferential and descriptive statistics was employed for analysis of quantitative data with the assistance of Statistical Package for Social Sciences (SPSS version 25). Data analysis with be done through use of descriptive statistics and inferential statistics. Inferential data analysis was conducted by use of Pearson correlation coefficient, and multiple regression analysis. The study results were presented through use of tables and figures. The study concludes that project team diversity has a positive and significant effect on the performance of rehabilitating street families in Nairobi County, Kenya. The study also concludes that project team development has a positive and significant effect on the performance of rehabilitating street families in Nairobi County, Kenya. Based on the findings, this study recommends that the management should provide training to team members on effective communication skills. This may include conflict resolution, active listening, and cultural sensitivity training, given the diverse backgrounds of street families.

Key Words: Project Team Management, Rehabilitating, Street Families, Team Diversity, Team Structure 

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