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Dr. Anita Wanjugu Wachira, PhD

Thematic Leader: Entrepreneurship & Small Business Development
Academic  Qualifications

  • 2010 – 2012:PhD in Business Administration & Management,Dedan Kimathi University of Technology
  • 2009 – 2010:PhD in Business Administration & Management- (Course Work), Kenya Methodist University
  • 2006 – 2007:Master in Business Administration –Financial Management, The Catholic University of Eastern Africa
  • 1994 – 1997: Bachelors of Commerce – Accounting, The Catholic University of Eastern Africa

Publications

  • Mwangi, R.W., Wachira A. W., Mwenda L. K. M. & Mburu, D.K. (2017). Effect of final processing practices carried out by the coffee cooperative societies on the sustainability of the coffee industry in Kenya. European Journal of Business and Strategic Management, Vol. 2(8): 60-75. ISSN: 2518-265X
  • Mwangi, R.W., Mwenda L. K. M., Wachira A. W., & Mburu, D.K. (2017). Effect of primary processing practices carried out by the coffee cooperative societies on the sustainability of the coffee industry in Kenya. European Journal of Business and Strategic Management, Vol. 2(5): 63-80. ISSN: 2518-265X
  • Masengeli, G, Wachira A. W. &, Mwenda L. K. M. (2016).Effects of media on policing activities in Nairobi county, Kenya. Journal of Humanities and Cultural Studies R&D. ISSN: 2490-4228
  • Mbuvi,D.K., Mwenda, L.K. & Wachira, A. W. (2016). Effects of drugs and substance abuse on mugging among youths in Kosovo Area – Mathare, Nairobi County. Journal of Humanities and Cultural Studies R&D. ISSN: 2490-4228
  • Mwenda, L.K. & Wachira, A. W. (2015). Role of management training on managerial career development in Kenyan three to five star hotels. Researchjournali’s Journal of Management Vol. 3 (11). ISSN 2347-8217
  • Gatoto, F.W., Wachira A. W &, Mwenda L. K. M. (2015). Service quality strategies by private security firms in Kenya. International Journal of Business and Finance Management Research, March. Vol. 3(8). 83-89 ISSN: 2053-1842
  • Chege A., Wachira A. W &, Mwenda L. K. M. (2015). Effects of Leadership Styles on Implementation of Organization Strategic Plans in Small and Medium Enterprises in Nairobi. Management and Administrative Sciences Review. Vol. 4(3). ISSN: 2308-1368
  • Muchendu, S.C., Mwenda, L.K. & Wachira, A. W. (2015). Pricing Strategies for Business Procurement in Public Universities. Social and Basic Science Research Review, March 2015 Vol. 3(4): 203-209 ISBN 2323 – 6758.
  • Kiragumi, J., Mwenda, L.K. & Wachira, A. W. (2015). Role of Total Quality Management in Kenyan Coffee House Revenue Generation. Archieves of Business Research- Society for Science and Education, United Kingdom, March 2015Vol. 3(2): 88-96. ISSN: 2054-740. DOI: 10.14738/abr.32.1020.
  • Samuel, S. N., Mwenda, L.K. & Wachira, A. W. (2015). Effects Of Working Conditions On Performance Of Employees Of Kenya Commercial Bank Head Office. International Journal of Current Research, March 2015Vol. 7(3): 14174-14180. ISSN: 0975-833X.
  • Muchendu, S.C., Wachira, A. W, & Mwenda, L.K. (2015). Quality of Service Strategies for Business Procurement Opportunities in Public Universities in Kenya. International Journal of Current Research, February 2015 Vol. 7(2): 12568-12572. ISSN: 0975-833X.
  • Makori, S.K., Wachira, A. W, & Mwenda, L.K. (2014). Development of Youth Led Micro and Small Enterprises in Kenya, Kirinyaga County. Journal of Harmonized Research in Pharmacy, Engineering & Applied Science, 2014 Vol. 2(1):134-145. ISSN 2227-5088.
  • Itotia, J.M., Mwenda, L.K. & Wachira, A. W. (December, 2014). Employee motivation strategies in Kenya Micro Finance Sector. Social and Basic Science Research Review. Vol. 2(12): 576 – 583. ISSN 2323 – 6758.
  • Nyururu, R.W., Wachira, A. W, & Mwenda, L.K. (2014). Ownership Structure and Firm Performance of Listed Companies in the Kenya’s Nairobi Securities Exchange. African Journal of Education, Science and Technology, Vol. 1(3): 168-174. ISSN 2309-9240.
  • Mwenda, L.K. & Wachira, A. W. (2014). Role of vocational education on managerial career development in three to five star hotels in Kenya. International Journal of Sciences: Basic and Applied Research, Vol. 15(1):238-248. ISSN 2307-4531.
  • Tatua, J. N, Mwenda, L.K. & Wachira, A. W. (2014). Determinants of information communication technology in the hotel industry: A case of Mt Kenya Tourism Circuit. Kenya Journal of Technical and Vocational Education & Training, Vol. 2(1):134-145. ISSN 2227-5088.
  • Wachira, A. W, Nyairo, K. & Mwenda, L.K. (December, 2012). Customer relations strategies in entrepreneurial survival for Kenyan one and two star hotels. Kenya Journal of Technical and Vocational Education & Training, Vol. 1(1): 30-38. ISSN 2227-5088.

Scientific Papers Presentations

  • November 2-4, 2016:2nd International Conference held at Dedan Kimathi University of Technology – Nyeri Theme: Science, Technology, Innovation and Entrepreneurship as a Rapporteur
  • Anita Wanjugu Wachira*, Lilian Karimi Mwenda***
    Entrepreneurial Practices for Enterprise Survival of Kenyan One and Two Star Hotels, United States International University – Africa, Fourth East African Multidisplinary Applied Research Conference (EAMARC4)
    Sub-Theme: Economic Sustainability – Entrepreneurship Date: November 14-16, 2017
  • Wabocha, S. N *, Lilian Karimi Mwenda**, Anita Wanjugu Wachira***
    Drivers of Strategic Plan Implementation by Savings and Credit Co-Operative Societies in Murang’a County, Kenya, K. J. Somaiya Institute of Management Studies & Research – Mumbai, India
    Conference: 10TH SIMSR Global Marketing Conference , Engagement Marketing: “Consumers. Markets. Technology” Date: February 24-25, 2015
  • Gatoto, F.W *, Anita Wanjugu Wachira**, Lilian Karimi Mwenda***
    Service Quality Strategies by Private Security Firms In Kenya, Dedan Kimathi University of Technology – Nyeri, 1st International Conference, Theme: Science, Technology And Innovation For Enhanced Economic Growth : November 4-7, 2014
  • Gitahi, D. N *, Lilian Karimi Mwenda**, Anita Wanjugu Wachira***
    Role of Labour Supply and Credit Access on Food Security in Small Scale Tea Farming in Kenya Rift Valley Technical Training Institute – Eldoret,2ND International Conference Date:June 19-21, 2013
  • Anita Wanjugu Wachira*, Professor Kennedy Nyairo, Lilian Karimi Mwenda
    Value of Entrepreneurial Skills in Survival of Kenyan One and Two Star Hotels, Management University of Africa, South C – Nairobi, 4th Annual International Conference on Industry and Higher Education 2012 Date: 24th – 26th October, 2012
  • Lilian Karimi Mwenda*, Professor Kennedy Nyairo**, Anita Wanjugu Wachira***
    Role Of Management Training On Managerial Career Development In Kenyan Three To Five Star Hotels,Management University of Africa, South C – Nairobi, 4th Annual International Conference on Industry and Higher Education 2012 Date: 24th – 26th October, 2012
  • Lilian Karimi Mwenda*, Professor Kennedy Nyairo**, Anita Wanjugu Wachira***
    Role Of Vocational Education On Managerial Career Development In Three Four And Five Star Hotels In Kenya, Rift Valley Technical Training Institute – Eldoret, 3RD Annual RVTTI Conference Date: June 14-15, 2012

Current Research Undertakings

  1. Researchers:             Dr. Anita Wachira, PhD and Dr. Fr. Paul Mathen’ge, PhD
    Research Project:      Assessing crop yield per tree of Small Scale Coffee Framers upon gradual  implementation of productivity strategies
    Geographical Scope: Nyeri County
    Period:                       2016-2018
  2. Researcher:                Dr. Anita Wachira, PhD
    Research Project:       Gradual enhancement of Coffee: Implementation of product, process & marketability strategies
    Geographical Scope:  Nyeri, County
    Period:                        2017-2020

Message from the Dean,School of Business,Management and Economics

Message from the Dean,School of Business,Management and Economics

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