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PROF. DINAH JERUTO KIPKEBUT

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ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
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Phone Number
0720773625
Division / Faculty
Faculty of Commerce
Directorate / Dept
BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
Nakuru Town Campus College
Address
Egerton University, Faculty of Commerce, P. O. Box 13357-20100, NAKURU
SUMMARY

Prof. Dinah Kipkebut is an Associate Professor in the Department of Business Administration in the Faculty of Commerce from 10th August, 2021 to present, a Senior Lecturer from 23rd March, 2015 to 10th August, 2021 and a Lecturer from 13th April 2011 to 23rd March 2015. Prof. Kipkebut also has 20 years experience as an Administrator at Egerton University having risen from the rank of Administrative Assistant to Senior Assistant Registrar between October 1990 and March 2011. She’s a holder of a PhD in Human Resource Management from Middlesex University, UK. Her research interests are in Human resource management, general management and organisational behavior. She teaches several courses in human resource management, organisational behavior and management at both Undergraduate and Postgraduate level. She also has supervised both Master’s and Doctoral students and published several journal articles. In addition to teaching, research and supervision, she has developed Seven (7) modules for e-learning programmes. She has held leadership positions in the University including Chairperson of Business Administration Department from 2012 to 2016 and has participated in community activities.

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ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

2006 – 2010:   Middlesex University (U. K.), Ph. D (HRM)

Thesis title:   Organisational commitment and job satisfaction in higher educational institutions: The Kenyan case

2004 – 2005:   Middlesex University (U.K.), M.Sc (Research Methods in Business and Management)

1994 – 1995:   Salford University (U.K.), MBA (HRM option)

1987 – 1990:   University of Nairobi, Bachelor of Arts (Government & Philosophy)

1984 – 1985:   Kapsabet Girls School, ‘A’ Level (K.A.C.E)

1980 – 1983:   Moi Girls High School, Eldoret, ‘O’ Level (K.C.E)

1973-1979:      Solian Primary School (C.P.E)

FIELDS OF SPECIALIZATION
  • Human Resource Management
  • Research Methods
  • Management
  • Organisational Behaviour
WORK EXPERIENCE

August, 2021 to Present: Associate Professor, Faculty of Commerce, Egerton University

November 2019 to Present: Faculty of Commerce Career Advising and Placement Coordinator

July, 2017 to Present: Programme Leader, Human Resource Management

March, 2012 to July, 2016: Chairperson, Business Administration Department, Egerton University

March, 2015 to August, 2021: Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Commerce, Egerton University

July, 2011 to March, 2012:   Coordinator, Post-Graduate studies, Faculty of Commerce

April, 2011 to March, 2015: Lecturer, Faculty of Commerce, Egerton University

Sept, 2010 to April, 2011: Senior Assistant Registrar (Transcripts and Records) Egerton University

September, 2008 – August, 2009: Part-time Lecturer, London College of Professional Studies, London, United Kingdom March,

April, 2003 - Sept, 2004: Acting Senior Assistant Registrar, Egerton University

May, 2000 to March, 2003: Assistant Registrar (Admissions), Egerton University

April, 1996 – May, 2000: Senior Administrative Assistant, Egerton University

October, 1990 – April, 1996: Administrative Assistant, Egerton University

KEY PROJECTS

MODULES DEVELOPED FOR E-LEARNING PROGRAMMES

  1. BHRM 730 - Human Resource Management (Postgraduate)
  2. BMGT 701 - Management Theory and Practice (Postgraduate)
  3. BMGT 304 - Organisational behavior
  4. BHRM 331 - Strategic Human Resource Management
  5. BHRM 333 - Human Resource Development
  6. BHRM 432 - Management of Diversity
  7. BHRM 436 - Management of Change
RESEARCH INTERESTS
  • Human Resource Management
  • Management
  • Organisational Commitment
  • Job satisfaction
  • Retention and intentions to turnover
LIST OF PUBLICATIONS
  1. Kiragu, L. N., Kipkebut, D. J. & Kipchumba, S. (2021) Effect of Employee Biographical Characteristics and Perceived Organisational Support on Academic Staff Retention: A Case of Academic Staff in Universities in Kenya, European Journal of Business and Management, 13 (8), DOI: 10.7176/EJBM/13-8-04
  2. Bowen, D., Kipkebut, D. J. & Kipchumba, S. (2021) Effect of Personal Characteristics on Intentions to Turnover among Secondary School Teachers in Nakuru County, Kenya, The International Journal of Business & Management, 9 (3), pp. 102-113. DOI No.: 10.24940/theijbm/2021/v9/i3/BM2103-041
  3. Kiragu, L. N., Kipkebut, D. J. & Kipchumba, S. (2020) Effect of Employee Demographic Characteristics and Talent Management practices on academic staff retention: A Case of Academic Staff in Universities in Kenya, International Journal of Business Management & Finance 3(2), 305-325
  4. Chepkurgat, R., Kipkebut, D. J. & Auka, D. O. (2019) Effect of Organisational Change on Performance in Kenyan Chartered Universities: A Sector Comparison. European Journal of Business and Management, 11 (18), pp. 77-88. DOI:7176/EJBM/11-18-09
  5. Chepkurgat, R., Kipkebut, D. J. & Auka, D. O. (2019) Effect of Strategic Leadership Styles on Organizational Performance: A Survey of Chartered Universities in Kenya. The International Journal of Business & Management, 7 (4), pp. 143-154 http://dx.doi.org/10.24940/theijbm%2F2019%2Fv7%2Fi4%2FBM1904-016
  6. Lekaram, E. & Kipkebut, D. J. (2019) Effect of Employee demographic Characteristics and family/work conflict on organisational commitment among Police officers in Nakuru County, Kenya. International Journal of Scientific Research and Management, 7 (3), pp. 451-462. https://doi.org/10.18535/ijsrm/v7i3.sh04
  7. Kiptoon, J. K. & Kipkebut, D. J. (2019) Effect Of Hygiene Factors On Staff Retention Among Employees In Commercial Banks In Nairobi County, Kenya. International Journal of Business Management & Finance, 3(2): 207-219, ISSN 2616-1818
  8. Kimathi, P. K. & Kipkebut D. J. (2018) Effect of Transformational Leadership Style on Teachers’ Job Satisfaction: A Case of Primary Schools in Nakuru Town, Kenya. International Journal of Business Management & Finance 1(60): 1013-1025, ISSN 2616-1818
  9. Obwoyere, R. A. & Kipkebut, D. J. (2016) Effect of Employee Demographic Characteristics and Job Satisfaction on Intentions to Turnover: A Case of Employees in Nakuru County Government, Kenya, The International Journal of Business & Management, 4 (11), pp. 76-86, ISSN 2321–8916
  10. Chepkwony, I. C. & Kipkebut, D. J. (2016) Effect of employee biographical characteristics and social relationships on psychological well-being among medical professionals in hospitals in Baringo County, Kenya, The International Journal of Business & Management, 4 (11), pp. 268-279, ISSN 2321–8916
  11. Korir, I. & Kipkebut, D. J. (2016) The effect of reward management on employees commitment in universities in Nakuru County, Kenya, Journal of Human Resource Management, 4 (4), pp. 37-48. http://dx.doi.org/10.11648/j.jhrm.20160404.12
  12. Murupus, N. P. & Kipkebut, D. J. (2015) Effect of employee demographic characteristics and selected Human Resource Management Practices turnover intentions: A case of commercial banks in Eldoret Town, Kenya, International Journal of Management & Information Technology, 10 (10), pp. 2555-2569. https://doi.org/10.24297/ijmit.v10i10.5128
  13. Ngigi, E. W. & Kipkebut, D. J. (2014) Effect of employee demographic characteristics and job characteristics on job satisfaction among employees in the banking industry: A case of commercial banks in Nakuru Town, Kenya, International Journal of Management & Information Technology, 9 (3), 1698-1711. https://doi.org/10.24297/ijmit.v9i3.657
  14. Kipkebut, D. J. (2013) The Effects of Demographic Characteristics on Organisational Commitment, job Satisfaction and Turnover Intentions: the Case of Employees in Kenyan Universities, Journal of Organization and Human Behaviour, 2 (1), pp: 20 – 33
  15. Kipkebut, D. J. (2010) Organisational Commitment in Public and Private Universities in Kenya. IMS Manthan (The Journal of Mgt., Comp. Science & Journalism), 5 (2), p. 77-92, ISSN 0974-7141. Available at: <http://www.i-scholar.in/index.php/im/article/view/40811>.
  16. Kipkebut, D. J. (2010) Human Resource Management Practices and Organizational Commitment in Higher Educational Institutions: A Kenyan Case. The IUP Journal of Organizational Behavior, 9 (1 & 2), pp. 45-70, January & April 2010, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1581263
  17. Kipkebut, D. J. (2009) Organizational Commitment in a Non-Western Context: The Kenyan Case (October 20, 2009). The IUP Journal of Organizational Behavior, VIII (3 & 4), pp. 6-21. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1491498
CONFERENCES & INVITED PRESENTATIONS

CONFERENCES ATTENDED

  • 8th – 9th October, 2020: International Conference on Business and Economics, Kabarak University
  • Paper presented: Kiragu, L. N., Kipkebut, D. J. & Kipchumba, S. Effect of Talent Management practices on retention among academic staff in Universities in Kenya: A sector difference
  • 9th – 10th October 2014: Faculty of Education and Community Studies 1st National Conference on Emerging Education Issues: Provision of Quality Education for Sustainable Development, ARC, Egerton University, Njoro, Kenya
  • Paper presented: Kipngetich, V. & Kipkebut, D. J. Effect of Service Quality on Student Satisfaction in Kenyan Universities: A Comparative Study of Egerton and Kabarak Universities Nakuru Campuses
  • 18th – 22nd Sept 2012: Mainstreaming Gender for Senior Academic Staff of Universities in Eastern And Southern Africa, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania sponsored by Organisation for Social Science Research in Eastern and Southern Africa (OSSREA)

 

WORKSHOP/SHORT TRAINING

  • 29th May, 2019: Sensitization Training on Complaint Handling & Resolutions, Ethics, Integrity and Corruption Prevention
  • 9th October, 2018: E-Class Management Workshop
  • 13th - 17th May, 2013: An E-Learning Capacity Building Course on Developing and Publishing of Digital Teaching and Learning Materials
  • 9th - 11th May 2012: Pedagogy and Academic Advising Workshop for University Lecturers
HONORS, PRIZE AND AWARDS
  • 20042010Middlesex University, UK: Full Government of Kenya Scholarship for PhD in Human Resource Management
  • 1994 – 1995: Salford University, UK: World Bank Scholarship for Masters in Business Administration
TEACHING AREAS

UNDERGRADUATE

  • Human Resource Management
  • Strategic Human Resource Management
  • Human Resource Development
  • Management of Diversity
  • Occupational Safety and Health
  • Management of Change
  • Labour Laws
  • Organisational Behavior and Organisation Theory

MASTERS

  • Management Theory and Practice
  • Human Resource Management

PHD

  • Contemporary Issues in Management
POSTGRADUATE SUPERVISION
MASTERS LEVEL :

GRADUATED

  1. CH11/0142/10: Lekaram, Esther - Master of Human Resource Management

Title:  Effect of Work-Family Conflict on Organizational Commitment among Police Officers in Nakuru County, Kenya (Graduated, November 2019)

  1. CM11/0582/10: Kimathi Purity Kainyu - Master of Business Administration

Title:  Effect of Leadership Style on Teachers’ Job Satisfaction: A Case of Primary Schools in Nakuru Town, Kenya (Graduated, December 2018)

  1. CM11/0606/10: Irene Chepkemoi Chepkwony – Masters in Business Administration

Title:  Effect of Occupational Stress on Employee Psychological Well-Being and Job Satisfaction: A Case of Medical Professionals in Baringo County, Kenya (Graduated, December 2017)

  1. CH11/00158/13: Rodah A. Obwoyere - Master of Human Resource Management

Title:  Effect of Organizational Commitment and Job Satisfaction on Employee Turnover Intention: A Case of Employees in the County Government of Nakuru, Kenya (Graduated, December 2016)

  1. CM11/0354/07: Nobert Murupus - Master of Business Administration

Title:   The Effect of Human Resources Management Practices, Demographic and Job Characteristics on Employee Turnover Intentions: A Case of Cooperative Bank of Kenya, Rift Valley Region (Graduated, December 2015)

  1. CH11/00122/09: Ndung’u Francis Kamau-Master of Human Resource Management

Title:   Effect of Human Resource Management Practices on Job Satisfaction: A Case of the Floriculture Industry in Naivasha District, Kenya (Graduated, December 2015)

  1. CH11/00115/09:Kenneth Kaunda Wagunda-Master of Human Resource Management

Title:  The Effect of Ergonomic Factors on Job Satisfaction and Turnover Intention: A Case of Sony Sugar Company Migori County, Kenya. (Graduated, June 2014)

  1. CM11/0601/10: Elizabeth Wanjiru Ngigi - Master of Business Administration

Title: The Effects of demographic characteristics and Organizational Climate on Employee Job Satisfaction and Turnover Intentions: A Case of Commercial Banks in Nakuru Town, Kenya. (Graduated, June 2014)

  1. CM11/0464/09: Vincent Kipngetich - Master of Business Administration

Title: Effects of Service Quality on Organisational Performance in Kenyan Universities: A Comparative Study of Public and Private Universities in Nakuru Town. (Graduated, June 2014)

 

 MASTERS (ON-GOING RESEARCH SUPERVISION)

  1. CH11/00123/09: Johana K. Kiptoon - Master of Human Resource Management

Title:  Effects of Herzberg’s Motivation-Hygiene Factors on Staff Retention: A Survey of Selected Commercial Banks in Nairobi County, Kenya (Defended Successfully, Awaiting Graduation)

  1. CH11/00162/13: Bathseba K. Arungo - Master of Human Resource Management

Title:  Effect of Quality of Work/life Dimensions on Job Satisfaction among Non-Teaching Employees in Universities in Nakuru County, Kenya (Project Submission stage)

  1. CM16/0356/13: Brigid Wangeci King’ori - Master of Business Administration

Title:  The Effect of Organizational Culture on Organizational Performance: A Case of Commercial Banks in Nairobi County, Kenya (Project Submission stage)

  1. CH11/0141/10: Joseph Mulei Munyao - Master of Human Resource Management

Title:  Effect of Emotional Labour on Employee Job Satisfaction: A Study of Nurses in Public Level Five Hospitals in Nairobi County, Kenya (Data Analysis stage)

  1. CH11/0147/10:   Philomena Gakii Miriti - Master of Human Resource Management

Title:  Effects of Diversity Management Practices on Organizational Commitment: A Case of Garment Manufacturing Export Processing Zones, Athi River (Data Collection stage)

  1. CM12/14409/15: Maureen Araka - Master of Human Resource Management

Title:  Effect of Selected Human Resource Management Practices on Organizational Citizenship Behaviour: A Case of Employees in the Energy Sector in Nakuru Town, Kenya (Data Collection stage)

  1. CM11/62560/15: Francis Njoroge Waithaka - Master of Human Resource Management

Title:  Effect of Psychological Contract on Employee Organizational Commitment: A Case of Nakuru County Government, Kenya (Data Collection stage)

PhD. LEVEL :

DOCTORAL LEVEL (GRADUATED)

  1. Rael Chepkurgat: Programme: PhD in Business and Management

Title:   Effects of Strategic Leadership styles on Employee Job Satisfaction and Performance in Higher Education: A Comparative study of the Teaching and Non- teaching staff in Private and Public Universities in Kenya (Graduated, November 2019)

DOCTORAL LEVEL (ONGOING RESEARCH SUPERVISION)

  1. Leonard Kiragu: Programme: PhD in Business and Management

Title:  Effects of Talent Management Practices on Retention of Academic Staff in Universities in Kenya: The Moderating Effect of Perceived Organisational Support (Awaiting Defence)

  1. Dave Bowen: Programme: PhD in Business and Management

Title:  Effect of High Commitment Work Practices on Turnover Intention of Secondary School Teachers in Nakuru County, Kenya: The Moderating Role of Organizational Commitment (Project Submission stage)

OTHER SOCIETIES

MEMBERSHIP TO PROFESSIONAL BODY

  • Member, Institute of Human Resource Management: Registration Number: 09728

OTHER MEMBERSHIPS

  • Mace Bearer, 40th Graduation Ceremony on 21st June 2019
  • Member, Faculty of Commerce Curriculum Review Sub-Committees
  • Member, Quotation Processing Committee
  • Member, ICT Steering Committee
  • Member, Drafting of the University Strategic Plan (2013-2018)

MAMBERSHIP IN COMMUNITY SERVICE

  • Secretary, Zone B Nyumba Kumi Security Team, Kiamunyi
REFEREES

DR. HENRY K. KOMBO

Dean, Faculty of Commerce                          

Egerton University                                            

P. O. Box 13357-20100

NAKURU

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DR. MARY BOSIRE

Chairperson, Accounting, Finance & Management Science Department

Egerton University

Faculty of Commerce

P. O. Box 13357-20100

NAKURU

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Dr. SIMON KIPCHUMBA

Registrar (Administration)

Kabarak University

P. O. Private Bag – 20157

KABARAK

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