Influence of relationship management on organizational performance among insurance companies in Kenya
This study sought to establish the influence of understanding, stakeholder requirements, good rapport with stakeholders, healthy competition with competitors, conflict resolution, and effective communication on organizational performance among insurance companies in Kenya. Positivism research philosophy was adopted for the study. Descriptive and explanatory cross-sectional research designs were used. Data analysis was conducted using descriptive statistics and inferential analysis. The study concluded as follows: (i) Understanding stakeholder requirements, creating and maintain good rapport with stakeholders, healthy competition with competitors, conflict resolution and effective communication were deployed to a moderate extent in insurance companies in Kenya, (ii) There was a strong positive correlation between organisation performance, understanding stakeholder requirements, good rapport with stakeholders, conflict resolution, and effective communication, (iii) There was a weak positive correlation between organisation performance and healthy competition, (iv) Understanding stakeholder requirements, creating and maintain good rapport with stakeholders, healthy competition with competitors, conflict resolution and effective communication had significant influence on the performance of insurance companies in Kenya. (v) Relationship management has a significant influence on organizational performance.
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