Managing the Public Sector in Kenya: Reform and Transformation for Improved Performance

Kempe Ronald Hope


Public sector reform remains a necessary and on-going policy objective for many developing countries. In Kenya, this is being done to overhaul its administrative system to better serve the needs of both government and the citizenry with improved delivery of public services to reduce poverty, improve livelihoods, and sustain good governance. Although the first attempts at the reform and transformation of the public sector in Kenya began in 1965, it was not until the early 1990s that serious efforts were made toward the reform and transformation of the country’s public sector management. This work analytically examines and reviews the public sector reform and transformation efforts in Kenya to improve public sector performance and overall public service delivery.

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Journal of Public Administration and Governance  ISSN 2161-7104


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