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DR HENRY KIMWOMI KOMBO

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SENIOR LECTURER
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Job Category
Teaching
Phone Number
+254724811372
Alternative Phone No.
+254722755735
Division / Faculty
Faculty of Commerce
Directorate / Dept
FACULTY OF COMMERCE (DEAN'S OFFICE)
NTCC
Address
P.O. BOX 13357 - 20100, NAKURU
ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

 

2016: PhD (Strategic Management) - University of Nairobi

1997: MBA (Strategic Management) - University of Nairobi

1994: BCom (Business Administration) - University of Nairobi

 

FIELDS OF SPECIALIZATION

 

Strategic Management, Global Business Management, Business Research Methods

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

2018: Present Dean, Faculty of Commerce - Egerton University

2018: Present Senior Lecturer, Department of Business Administration, Egerton University

2011 - 2018: Lecturer, Department of Business Administration, Egerton University

2009 - 2011: Lecturer, Department of Commerce & Economic Studies, JKUAT

2003-2009: Assistant Lecturer, Department of Economics & Business Studies, Maseno University

1999-2003: Tutorial Fellow, Department of Economics & Business Studies, Maseno University

1998-1999: Tutorial Fellow, Department of Commerce, Catholic University of Eastern Africa

1994-1995: Management Trainee- KAM Pharmacy and Industries- Nairobi

 

 

 

 

 

KEY PROJECTS

 

2016

Knowledge Strategy, Organizational Characteristics, Innovation and Performance of Manufacturing Firms in Kenya (PhD Thesis)

2006

Strategic Options for Local Firms in Response to the Economic Reforms in Kenya. A Paper

Presented at the Institute of Research and Postgraduate Studies,Maseno University

1997

Strategic Responses of Firms Facing Changed Environmental Conditions: A Study of Motor

Vehicle Franchise Holders in Kenya (MBA Project)

 

RESEARCH INTERESTS
  • Business strategy
  • Management of organizational knowledge and innovation
LIST OF PUBLICATIONS

 

1

Mulei, M. M. &Kombo, H. K. (2021). Porter’s Competitive Strategies and Performance of Public Corporations in Nairobi City County, Kenya. Journal of International Business, Innovation and Strategic Management, 5(3), 16-30.

2

Kamundia, S. N. &Kombo, H. K. (2021). Influence of Strategic Leadership on Strategy Implementation in Kenyan Universities. Journal of International Business, Innovation and Strategic Management, 5(3), 31-45.

3

Kabuga, S. G. &Kombo, H. K. (2021). Performance Contracting Aspects and Strategy Implementation in Public Corporations in Kenya. European Journal of Business Management, 13(10), 23-32

4

Musungu, M. N. &Kombo, H. K. (2019).  Corporate Social Responsibility and Organizational Performance: A case of Media Firms in Nairobi, Kenya. Academic Journal of Social Sciences and Education, 10(4), 75-94.

5

Thuku, N. &Kombo, H. (2019). Effect of Value Chain Management Practices on Performance of Medium and Large Scale Retail Outlets in Nakuru County, Kenya. European Journal of Business and Management,11(14), 89-97

6

Ouma, R. &Kombo, H. (2016). Effect oforganizational learning on performance of food

manufacturing firms in Nairobi County, Kenya. European Journal of Business Management, 8(30), 54-64.

7

Njeri, P. &Kombo, H. (2015). Effect of cultural factors on strategic planning in Insurance Industryin

Kenya. International Journal of Academic Research in Business and Social Science, 5(11), 186-195.

8

Kombo, H. K., K’Obonyo, P., &Ogutu, M. (2015). Knowledge strategy and innovation in

manufacturing firms in Kenya. International Journal of Scientific Research and Innovative

Technology, 2(10), 41-49.

9

Chesire, B. J. &Kombo, H. (2015). Relationship between Porter’s competitive strategies and

performance of value added services by mobile phone operators in Kenya. International Journal of

Science and Research, 4(10), 976-983.

10

Kombo, H. K., K’Obonyo, P., &Ogutu, M. (2015). Knowledge strategy and performance of

manufacturing firms in Kenya. Journal of Business and Economic Policy, 2(3), 198-207.

11

Birir, L. K. &Kombo, H., &Kipchumba, S. (2014). Effect of turnaround strategies on performance

of public corporations in Kenya. International Journal of Management & Information Technology,

10(4), 2032-2045.

12

Mbalwa, P. N. &Kombo, H., Chepkoech, L., Koech, S., &Shavulimo, P. M. (2014). Effect of

corporate governance on performance of sugar manufacturing firms in Kenya: A case of sugar

manufacturing firms in Western Kenya, IOSR Journal of Business and Management, 16(11), 86-

112.

13

Kisengo, Z. M. &Kombo, H. (2014). Effect of firm characteristics on performance of the

Microfinance Sector in Nakuru, Kenya. International Journal of Science and Research, 3(10), 1791-

1799.

14

Njagi, L. &Kombo, H. (2014). Effect of Strategy implementation on performance of commercial

banks in Kenya. European Journal of Business and Management, 6(13), 62-67.

15

Njeri, P. &Kombo, H. (2014). Effect of population demographics on strategic planning in

Insurance Industry in Kenya. International Journal of Academic Research in Business and Social

Sciences. 4(3), 42-49.

16

Wainaina, J., Kipchumba, S., Kombo, H. (2014). A study of effect of co-worker and student-teacher

relationship on teachers’ organizational commitment in public secondary schools: A case of Nakuru

North District, Kenya. International Journal of Education and Research, 2(2), 1-16.

 

CONFERENCES & INVITED PRESENTATIONS

 

1

Kombo, H. K., K’Obonyo, P., Ogutu, M. (2016). Innovation, organizational characteristics and

performance of manufacturing firms in Kenya. Paper presented at Nairobi Innovation Week 2016, at University of Nairobi, 2nd August 2016.

 

1

Attended Research Workshop at CMRT, Egerton University, 26th – 27th September 2017

2

Presented a reviewed paper at Nairobi Innovation Week 2016, at University of Nairobi,

2nd August 2016

3

Participated at African international Business and Management (AIBUMA) Conference  

at University of Nairobi, School of Business, 29th – 30th July 2016

4

Participated at a workshop for Staff and Postgraduate Students on Research for

Sustainable Development at ARC Hotel, Njoro Campus, 2nd - 4th June 2015

5

Attended Pedagogy and Academic Advising Workshop at Education Theatre II, Egerton

University, 9th – 11th May 2012

 

 

HONORS, PRIZE AND AWARDS

 

1995: Postgraduate Scholarship for MBA Degree Programme- University of Nairobi

1989: Prize for being best History student- Sameta High School

 

POSTGRADUATE SUPERVISION
MASTERS LEVEL :

 

MuleiMeshack

Effect of Porter’s Competitive Strategies on Performance of Public Corporations in Nairobi City County, Kenya.

MBA

December 2021

Kabuga

Stella

Effect of Performance Contracting on Strategy Implementation in Nairobi County, Kenya- Egerton University

MBA

December 2021

Musungu Mary

Effect of Corporate Social Responsibility on Organizational Performance: A study of Media Industry in Nairobi- Kenya

MBA

November 2019

Thuku Naomi

Effect of Value Chain Management Practices on Performance of Medium and Large Scale Retail Outlets in Nakuru County, Kenya

MBA

June 2019

WanjalaJonstone

Strategic Leadership and Strategic Change in Paper and Board Manufacturing Firms in Kenya- Egerton University

MBA

December 2018

Ouma Ruth Aoko

Effect of Organizational Learning on Performance of Large Food Manufacturing Firms in Nairobi County, Kenya- Egerton University

MBA

December

2016

Ombiro Beatrice Wayeta

Effect of Professional Ethics on Quality of Service Delivery in Public and Private Universities in Nakuru County, Kenya- Egerton University

MHRM

December

2016

Pkemei Gladys

Effect of Performance Contracting on Management of Service Quality in Public Units in Nakuru County- Egerton University

MBA

December

2015

Chesire Becky

Relationship Between Porter’s Competitive Strategies and Performance of Value Added Services by Mobile Phone Operators in Kenya- Egerton University

MBA

December

2015

Kisengo Zachary Muhindi

Effect of Firm Characteristics on Performance of Microfinance Institutions in Nakuru, Kenya- Egerton University, Co-Supervised with Dr. Simon Kipchumba

MBA

June

2015

Mbalwa Philip

Effect of Corporate Governance on Perfomance of Sugar Manufacturing Firms in Western Kenya- Egerton University

MBA

June

2015

Birir Lucy K.

Effect of Turnaround Strategies on Performance of Public Corporations in Kenya- Egerton University, Co-Supervised with Dr. Simon Kipchumba

MBA

December

2014

NjagiLinet C.

Effect of Strategy Implementation on Performance of Commercial Banks in Kenya- Egerton University

MBA

June 2014

Rugwe Phyllis N.

Effect of Socio-cultural Environment on Strategic Planning in Insurance Industry in Kenya: A Study of Insurance Industry in Kenya

MBA

June 2014

Wainaina John K.

Effect of Work Environment   on Teachers’ Organizational Commitment in Public Secondary Schools in Nakuru District, Kenya- Egerton University, Co-Supervised with Dr. Simon Kipchumba

MHRM

December 2013

Koech K. Shadrack

Effect of Strategic Leadership on Employee Commitment: A Study of Academic Staff in Tertiary Colleges in Nakuru Municipality- Egerton University, Co-Supervised with Dr. MainaWaiganjo

MBA

December 2013

Siabei

Elkanah

Effect of Competitive Strategies on Performance of Small and Medium Enterprises in Eldoret Town- Egerton University

MBA

Refining proposal

 

PhD. LEVEL :

 

Kamundia Sarah

Influence of Strategic Leadership on Strategy Implementation in Universities in Kenya- Egerton University

MBA

Successfully Defended Project

Waweru Winfred

Strategic Leadership and Human Capital Management Practices in Public Corporations in Kenya- Egerton University

MBA

Data collection

Murage Patricia

Ansoff’s Growth Strategies, Institutional Policies and Performance of Chartered Universities in Kenya- Egerton University; Co-Supervised with Prof. Daniel Auka and Prof. George Owuor

PhD

Presented proposal at Departmental level

Ofula Judy

Human Capital Management, Workforce Diversity, Organizational Characteristics and Employee Competency in Universities in Kenya- Egerton University; Co-Supervised with Dr. Daniel Auka

PhD

Refining proposal

 

OTHER SOCIETIES

 

Full member (MKIM) - Kenya Institute of Management

 

REFEREES

 

Prof. Peter K’Obonyo

University of Nairobi

School of Business

P.O. Box30197-00100

Nairobi

Tel. 0722531092

 

Dr. Patrick Ojera

MasindeMuliro University of Science & Technology

School of Business and Economics

P.O. Box 190-50100

Kakamega

Tel. 0722330847

 

Dr. Dinah Kipkebut

Egerton University

Faculty of Commerce

P.O. Box 13357-20100

NAKURU

Tel. 0720773625

 

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