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Welcome to the Department of Agricultural Economics and Extension

Publications in Journals

  1. Kaaria, L. N, Mburugu, K. N. & Kirima, L. K. (2020). The Effect of Procurement Practices on Supply Chain Performance of Selected Public Universities in Kenya.
  2. Chege, P. N, Kinyua, J. M. & Mburugu, K. N. (2020). Performance Measurement of the Business Process Outsourcing Sector in Kenya: Balance Scorecard Approach.
  3. Chege, P. N, Kinyua, J. M. & Mburugu, K. N. (2020). The Influence of Political    Environment    on    the    Performance    of    Business    Process Outsourcing Sector in Kenya
  4. Kinyua, R. W & Mburugu, K. N. (2019). Influence of Planning on Performance of Projects by NGOs in Embu County: A Case of CARE International. Journal of African Interdisciplinary Studies, 3(11), 4 – 15. ISSN 2523-6725 (online)
  5. Kaberia, E. S & Mburugu, K. N. (2019). Influence of Monitoring and Evaluation Staff Capacity on Performance of Projects Funded by Faith Based Organizations in Meru North, Meru County, Kenya. Journal of African Interdisciplinary Studies. 3(8), 63 – 72. ISSN 2523-6725 (online)
  6. Muthaura, S. K & Mburugu, K. N. (2019). Availability of Financial Resources and Sustainability of Projects by Community Based Organizations in Meru County, Kenya. Journal of African Interdisciplinary Studies. 3(8), 37 - 48. ISSN 2523-6725 (online)
  7. Limiri, E. E. M & Mburugu, K. N. (2019). Training of Human Resource and Project Performance by Meru County Government, Kenya. Journal of African Interdisciplinary Studies. 3(8), 26 – 36. ISSN 2523-6725 (online)
  8. Baithili M.K., Mburugu K.N., & Njeru D.M., (2019) Political Environment and Implementation of Public-Private Partnership Infrastructure Development in Kenya. European Scientific Journal Vol.15, No.19 ISSN: 1857 – 7881 (Print) e - ISSN 1857- 7431
  9. Nzovila R., Mburugu K.N., & Karimi L.K., (2019) End User Involvement and Supply Chain Performance in Kenyan Universities, A Case of Chuka University, Kenya. International Journal of Supply Chain and Logistics ISSN 2520-3983 (Online) Vol 3, Issue 3, pp 24 - 33, 2019
  10. Wanjiru K., Mburugu K.N., & Karimi L., (2019) Supervisor Support and Organizational Performance of Public Universities in MT. Kenya Region, Kenya. Scholars Journal of Economics, Business and Management. ISSN 2348-8875 (Print) ISSN 2348-5302 (Online) 7(3): 152–157
  11. Mureithi E.W., Kinyua J.M., & Mburugu K.N. (2019) Influence of Organizational Leadership on Implementation of Strategic Plans in Universities in Mount Kenya Region, Kenya. Scholars Journal of Economics, Business and Management. ISSN 2348-8875 (Print) ISSN 2348-5302 (Online) 6 (3): 235–244.
  12. Njue F. M., & Mburugu K. N. (2018). Influence of Strategies on Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities in Kirimari Ward in Embu County, Kenya. International Academic Journal of Information Sciences and Project Management. ISSN 2519-7711 | Volume 3, Issue 2, pp. 303-316
  13. Wambugu S. G., & Mburugu K. N. (2017). Social Economic Factors Influencing Maintenance of Bitumen Roads: A Case Study of Kenya National    Highway   Authority    Roads in    Kisumu    County,    Kenya. International Academic Journal of Information Sciences and Project
    Management. ISSN 2519-7711| Volume 2, Issue 2, pp. 168-180
  14. Samson L. L., Macharia D., & Mburugu K. N. (2017). Influence of Social- Cultural Factors on Women Participation in Wildlife Conservation Projects:    A    Case of    Northern    Rangeland    Trust    Samburu    County. International Academic Journal of Information Sciences and Project Management ISSN 2519-7711 Volume 2, Issue 1, pp. 520-540
  15. Toroitich J. K., Mburugu K. N., & Waweru L. (2017). Influence of Employee Competence on the Implementation of Electronic Procurement in the Selected County Governments in Kenya. International Academic Journal of Human Resource and Business Administration. ISSN 2518- 2374 Volume 2, Issue 3, pp. 242-254
  16. Mburugu K. N., Mulwa A. S., & Kyalo D. N. (2016). Reflections on Organisational Leadership on Implementation of Electronic Project Monitoring Information System in Public Tertiary Institutions in Kenya. DBA Africa Management Review. ISSN - 2224-2023, June Vol. 6 No.3, 2016 pp 85-102
  17. Mburugu K.N., Mulwa A.S., & Kyalo D. N. (2016). Influence of Organisational Structure on Implementation of Electronic Project Monitoring Information System in Public Tertiary Institutions in Kenya. DBA Africa Management Review. ISSN 2224-2023, June Vol. 6 No.4, 2016 pp 50-65
  18. Mburugu K.N., & Macharia D. (2016). Resolving Conflicts Using Indigenous Institutions: A Case Study of Njuri-Ncheke of Ameru, Kenya. International Journal of Science Arts and Commerce. Vol. 1 No. 4, PP.18- 33
  19. Mburugu K.N., Mulwa A.S., & Kyalo D. N. (2016). Organisational Culture and Implementation of Electronic Project Monitoring Information System in Public Tertiary Institutions in Kenya. International Academic Journal of Information Systems and Technology. ISNN 2518-2390, Volume 2, Issue 1, pp. 61-77
  20. Mburugu, K. N., Mulwa A. S., & Kyalo D. N. (2015). Influence Of Organisational    Strategy on    Implementation of    Electronic    Project Monitoring Information System in Public Tertiary Institutions in Kenya. International Journal of Research and Development, Vol. 2 ISSUE 9, September 2015, pp. 74- 94
  21. Mburugu K. N., Mulwa A. S., & Kyalo D. N. (2015). Influence of Organisational Staff Capacity on the Implementation of Electronic Project Monitoring Information System in Public Tertiary Institutions in Kenya. European Scientific Journal. October 2015 edition vol.11, No.28 ISSN:1857 – 7881 (Print) e - ISSN 1857- 7431

Presentation of Papers at Academic and Professional Conferences

  • 6th – 8th June 2018: 1st Annual International Conference on Decolonizing Education held in University of Embu
    Mburugu K. N. (2018). Decolonizing Educational Assessment and Evaluation Strategies for Quality Education
  • 19th – 21st July 2016: 10th Annual Decolonizing the Spirit Conference held in Embu University College
    Mburugu K. N., & Macharia D. (2016). Resolving Conflicts Using Indigenous Institutions: A Case Study of Njuri-Ncheke of Ameru.
  • 29th April 2016: 2ND DBA-African Management Review Conference (AMR) University of Nairobi
    Mburugu K. N., Mulwa A. S., & Kyalo D. N. (2016). Reflections on Organisational Leadership on Implementation of Electronic Project Monitoring Information System in Public Tertiary Institutions in Kenya. DBA Africa Management Review. ISSN - 2224-2023, June Vol. 6 No.3, 2016 pp 85-102
  • Mburugu K.N., Mulwa A.S., & Kyalo D. N. (2016). Influence of Organisational Structure on Implementation of Electronic Project Monitoring Information System in Public Tertiary Institutions in Kenya. DBA Africa Management Review. ISSN 2224-2023, June Vol. 6 No.4, 2016 pp 50-65
STUDENTS’ SUPERVISION

Masters Students Successfully Graduated

  1. Kaaria, L. N, (2020). The Effect of Procurement Practices on Supply Chain Performance of Selected Public Universities in Kenya. University of Embu.
  2. Moses Kithinji Baithili. (2019). Micro and Macro Environment and Implementation of Public-Private Partnership Infrastructure Development in Kenya. University of Embu.
  3. Rhodah Nzovila. (2019). End User Involvement and Supply Chain Performance at Chuka University, Kenya. University of Embu.
  4. Mary Wanjiru Njagi. (2019). Workplace Environment and Organizational Performance of Public Universities in Mt. Kenya Region. University of Embu.
  5. Eunice Wangari Mureithi. (2019). Organizational Factors Influencing Implementation of Strategic Plans in Universities in Embu and Meru County. University of Embu.
  6. Ebuthania Silas. (2019). Influence of Monitoring and Evaluation Practices on Performance of Projects Funded by Faith Based Organisations in Meru North, Meru County Kenya. University of Nairobi.
  7. Limiri Edna Elneanor Mugure. (2019). Influence of Selected Human Resource Practices on Performance of Development Projects by Meru County Government, Kenya. University of Nairobi.
  8. Muthaura Stephen Kuchia. (2019). Influence of Social Economic Factors on Sustainability of Community Based Projects in Meru County, Kenya.
    University of Nairobi.
  9. Kinyua Rachel Wakio. (2019). Influence of Selected Management Functions on Performance of Projects by Non-Governmental Organizations in Kenya; A Case of Care International in Embu County. University of Nairobi
  10. Njue Faith Murugi. (2018). Influence of Strategies on Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities in Kirimari Ward in Embu County, Kenya. University of Nairobi.
  11. Omar Amina Adam. (2018). Influence of Socio-Economic factors on Implementation of Water Projects by Isiolo County Government. University of Nairobi.
  12. Toroitch John Kiprono. (2017). Influence of Employee Competence On the Implementation of Electronic Procurement in the Selected County Governments in Kenya. University of Embu.
  13. Lelelit Lesaam Samson. (2017): Influence of Social-Cultural Factors on Women Participation in Wildlife Conservation Projects. A Case of Northern Rangeland Trust Samburu County. University of Nairobi.
  14. Mureithi Zipporah Wanjiru. (2017). Influence of Individual, Family, Social–Cultural and Community Factors on Incidence of Teenage Pregnancy: A Case of Adolescent Sexual Reproductive Health Project in Igembe South Sub-County, Kenya. University of Nairobi.
  15. Njiru Daisy B. Wanjira. (2017). Influence of Women’s Personal Characteristics on Utilization of Maternal Health Care Services in Public Hospitals in Embu County, Kenya. University of Nairobi.
  16. Charles Kariuki (2013). Analysis of Entrepreneurial Culture and Practices of Advocates. A case of Meru District. Mount Kenya University.
  17. Timothy Murithi (2013). Competitive Analysis of Bank Loan Interest Rates in Meru County. Mount Kenya University

Research Grants Won and Level of Funding

  • 2016-2017 Research Grant Awarded by National Research Fund (NRF).
    Title “Enhancing Youth Employability Readiness through Career Mapping in Kenya”. A research Grant worthy KES. 8,369,002
  • 2019 The Vice Chancellor’s Research Grant Award - University of Embu.
    Title: Children’s Voices on Climate Change: Nurturing Environmental Curiosity and Stewardship for Resilience in Embu County, Kenya. A research Grant worthy KES. 700,000

Membership to Professional Bodies

  • Member No. 32 of Kenya Association of Project Managers
  • Member No. KEBS/NQI/M/427 of National Quality Institute- Kenya Bureau of Standards