IJBPM Volume 3


ijbpm vol 3International Journal of Business and Public Management: ISSN 2218-6603 (Print), 2223-6244(Online) is published by the School of Business and Public Management of Mount Kenya University.

The journal seeks to provide an inter-disciplinary forum for scholarly discourse in all the functional areas of business and public management: Accounting, Finance, Marketing, General Management, Human Resource Management, Public Administration, International Business,Risk Management, Entrepreneurship, Production and Operation Management, Supply Chain Management etc.

The aim of the semiannual journal is to advance conceptual development and practice of management with a view to improving organizational performance and public management especially in Africa.

The journal welcomes both theoretical and empirical works from scholars and practicing managers all over the world.

The IJBPM is indexed in the following directories:

Cabell Directory, Ulrich Web Global Serials Directory and Index Copernicus International


Vol. 3, October 2014





      1. "The Effect of International Factors on Accounting Earnings and Security Prices” by Ronald A. Stunda,
      2. Attitude of Rental Tax Payers and their Compliance with Tax System: An Empirical Study of Mekelle City, Ethiopia Suresh Vadde
      3. "Impact of Subsidized School Funding on Infrastructure Development in Public Secondary Schools in Sabatia Sub-County, Vihiga County – Kenya” by Mbayah and Maende
      4. "Exploring factors that influence students to buy ringtones in Tanzania” by Mwanjela and Nandonde
      5. "Application of Structural Equation Modeling in Hypothesis Testing” by Henry Kimani Mburu
      6. "Construction of Markov Transition Matrices for Cohorts of Students in Bsc.Actuarial Science Programme (A Case Study of JKUAT)” by Imboga O. Herbert et al,
      7. "Analysis of Factors that Influence Implementation of Performance Contracts in State Corporations (A Case of Kenya Civil Aviation Authority)” by Waithaka et al
      8. "Developing a Model for Effective Management of Building Construction Projects” by Kalume and Diang’a
      9. "Impact of the Adoption of Improved Practices on the Kenyan Financial Sector” by Emma Anyika
      10. "Overall Seasonal Energy Cost Analysis of Smallholder Pumped Irrigation Systems in the Arid and Semi Arid Lands of Kenya” by Kang’au et al