http://ajsse.org/index.php/1/issue/feed Academic Journal of Social Sciences and Education 2022-04-05T16:01:45+03:00 Prof Tufano editor@ajsse.org Open Journal Systems <p>The Academic Journal of Social Science Education is an international, peer-reviewed, open-access journal which publishes high-quality articles on teaching and learning in the interdisciplinary field of social science education. Published since 2012, the AJSSE is a quarterly with thematic issues which, nevertheless, also runs a permanent open call.</p> <p>In addition to its focus on original research papers, the AJSSE welcomes other contributions including research notes, essays, reports about debates and developments, country studies, conference reports, case studies or lesson reports, reviews and review essays.</p> <p>The Journal of Social Science Education AJSSE was founded in order to offer the disciplines in the field of social science education a representative scholarly publication. 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Therefore, the editors of the AJSSE prefer topics which are relevant for more than one specialist discipline of social science education or social sciences.</p> <p><em>Internationality and focus on Europe: </em>The AJSSE aims to provide a forum for the dialogue across national borders and puts a particular stress on a European perspective and on research on and practices of European and neighbouring countries. That is why the journal prefers themes that are of multinational or supranational, especially European relevance and papers that deal with topics related to the diverse discourses in Europe.</p> <p><em>Originality: </em>The editors prefer contributions that stimulate and enrich the scholarly discourse with their originality and innovativeness, develop new concepts, apply unconventional research methods or transcend borders of conventional discourses.</p> <p><em>Quality standards: </em>Papers submitted to the Academic Journal of Social Science Education are entered into a rigorous double-blind peer-review process, normally read by at least two editors, assessed for suitability and then reviewed by two independent, anonymous expert referees. The editors’ decision will be final. The editors reserve the right to decline articles if they are judged as inconsistent with the editorial policy.</p> <p>Among others, the AJSSE is indexed in SocINDEX, Scopus and DOAJ, it is listed in Hcéres (SHS 4) and The Nordic List.</p> http://ajsse.org/index.php/1/article/view/231 Influence of Situational Analysis on Organizational Performance of Non-Governmental Organizations in Nairobi County 2022-04-05T15:19:22+03:00 Simeon Onyoni onyonisimeon@gmail.com Ms. Jane Munga jane.munga@yahoo.com Mr. Michael Kiama michael.kiama@kemu.ac.ke <p><strong>Purpose:</strong> The purpose of this study was to assess the influence of strategic management practices on the performance of NGOs in Nairobi County.</p> <p><strong>Methodology:</strong> The study employed a descriptive research design. A sample size of 95 NGOs will be selected from which the study will select one strategic manager from each NGOs within Nairobi County to participate in the study. Primary data were collected through the use of a questionnaire. Data collected were quantitative in nature. Quantitative data were analyzed by descriptive analysis. The descriptive statistical tools such as SPSS and MS Excel helped the researcher to describe the data and determine the extent used. The findings were presented using tables. Tables and figures were used to summarize responses for further analysis and facilitate comparison. The study utilized Karl Pearson's coefficient of correlation to describe the association among the study variables. This aids in forecasting the strength of the dependent and independent variables' relationship.</p> <p><strong>Results:</strong> The study outcome revealed an existing positive and significant correlation between Situation Analysis Practice, Strategy Formulation Practice, Strategy Implementation Practice and Strategy Evaluation and Control Practice and the performance of NGOs in Nairobi County.</p> <p>The study recommends that Situation Analysis Practice significantly influence performance of Non-Governmental Organizations in Nairobi County therefore the NGOs in Nairobi County need to prepare plans to cope with changes as they face different situations. According to the study, NGOs in Nairobi County should adopt strategies that will allow them to identify their corporate mission, specify feasible targets, develop tactics, and establish policy guidelines. Effective strategy development can describe what the organization offers to community, objectives can describe what needs to be completed, and strategies can describe how the mission and objectives will be met.</p> 2022-04-05T00:00:00+03:00 Copyright (c) 2022 Academic Journal of Social Sciences and Education