IJBPM Volume 2


International 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


Changes in share prices as a predictor of accounting earnings for financial firms listed in Nairobi Securities Exchange
Danson Musyoki


Examining the marketing of e-Government services in Egypt
Laila El Baradei, Hammed M Shamma, Noha Saada


Factors influencing the influx of counterfeit medicines in Kenya: A survey of pharmaceutical importing small and medium enterprises within Nairobi
Kenneth Wanjau, Muli Muthiani


Impact of employee commitment on retention in state financial corporations in Kenya
Lucania Vincent Maluti, Tobias O. Warentho, John O. Shiundu


Nurturing student leadership skills
Kristin B. Naituli, Gitile J. Naituli, Francis N. Wegulo


Technology and business incubation a proven model to promote technology innovation and entrepreneurship in Rwanda
Rajeev Aggarwal, Baig Mohammed Siddiqaliali, Pawan Kumar


The challenge of value addition in the seafood value chain along the Kenyan north coast
Fred Mugambi Mwirigi, Fridah Simba Theuri


The contribution of entrepreneurship education course offered in technical training colleges in enhancing management skills of informal sector entrepreneurs in Kenya
Samuel Muchiri Mwangi


An investigation into competitive intelligence practices and their effect on profitability of firms in the banking industry: A case of Equity Bank
Hildah Wambui Mugo, Kenneth Wanjau, Eunice M. A. Ayodo


The impact of credit risk management on the financial performance of Banks in Kenya for the period 2000 – 2006
Danson Musyoki, Adano Salad Kadubo


The financial performance and sustainability of microfinance institutions during the current financial crisis: The case of Amhara Credit and Saving Institution (ACSI) in Ethiopia
Tilahun Aemiro, Dereje Mekonnen