Community Based Organizations, Capacity Building and Empowerment – Oct/Nov 2014 Past paper – KNEC Diploma

Community Based Organizations, Capacity Building and Empowerment Past Examination Question Paper – Oct/Nov 2014

This Past Paper examination was examined by the Kenya National Examination Council (KNEC) and it applies to the following courses:

  • Diploma in Social Work and Community Development – Module I

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DIPLOMA IN SOCIAL WORK AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
MODULE 1 (KNEC)
COMMUNITY BASED ORGANIZATIONS, CAPACITY BUILDING AND EMPOWERMENT (0CT/NOV 2014)

SECTION A: COMMUNITY BASED ORGANIZATIONS
1. a) Distinguish between “transactional” and “transformational” leadership as used in community based organizations (10 marks)
b) Explain five qualities of sound organizational goals (10 marks)

2. a) Analyze five factors that influence organizational culture of community based organizations (10 marks)
b) Distinguish between “formal” and “informal” organizations (10 marks)

3. a) One of the functions of a manager in an organization is to manage conflicts. Explain four ways that are involved in this function. (8 marks)
b) Highlight the six steps that are involved in capacity building process in capacity building organisations (12 marks)

4. a) Explain five reasons why it is necessary for an organization to fill a job vacancy from within the organization (10 marks)
b) Highlight five effects of change in community based organizations (10 marks)

SECTION B: CAPACITY BUILDING AND EMPOWERMENT

5. a) Highlight five challenges of partnership on community activities (10 marks)
b) Explain five ways of evaluating capacity building in a community (10 marks)

6. a) Analyse five principles of community empowerment (10 marks)
b) Highlight five techniques of capacity building (10 marks)

7. a) Explain five barriers that affect community capacity building activities (10 marks) b)
i. Explain the term “empowerment” (2 marks)
ii. Discuss four elements of empowerment (8 marks)

8. a) Poverty is one of the factors that have contributed negatively to empowerment in the community. Describe five factors that have led to poverty in the community. (10 marks)
b) Highlight five characteristics of effective networks. (10 marks)

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