FACTORS INFLUENCING THE ADOPTION OF E-PROCUREMENT: A CASE OF GARISSA COUNTY GOVERNMENT

JIDDA BILALI

Abstract


Public Procurement and Disposal Act 2005 that saw the creation of Public Procurement Oversight Authority which bore the e-government strategy paper 2004.e -procurement was one of the medium term objectives which was to be implemented by June 2007. The government has however dragged the implementation largely due to the new political dispensation. E-procurement systems have proven benefits and its implementation is in line with the current times, the digital era. It was thus in order to establish preparedness of the county government created in the new dispensation. A survey research design was employed in this study. Procurement staff in Garissa County was the target population in this study.

Key Words: Adoption, E-Procurement

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