Corporate Governance and Performance of Savings and Credit Co-Operative Societies in Selected Private Universities in Nairobi County, Kenya


The study sought to establish the effect of corporate governance on the performance of savings and credit co-operative societies (SACCOs) in selected private universities in Nairobi County, Kenya, and the corresponding hypothesis was formulated and tested. The study targeted 120 employees of SACCOs in the sixteen selected private Universities in Kenya and 110 of them responded. The study adopted a descriptive research design and purposive sampling design. SPSS Version 21 was used to analyze data using multiple regression analysis. Research findings from the test of hypothesis established that corporate governance positively and significantly affected the performance of SACCOs in private Universities in Kenya. The study findings support Agency theory and stakeholder theory which explain the role corporate governance plays in organizational performance.



Corporate governance, Private Universities, Agency Theory, Stakeholder Theory


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