IJBPM Volume 1

journal volume1International 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. 1, April  2011


Garched Investment Decision Making With Real Risk
Emma Anyika, Patrick Weke, and Thomas Achia.


Community-Level Entrepreneurial Activities Case Study from Rural Kenya
Paula Linna.


Financing of Higher Education in Africa: A Case of Ethiopia Public Universities Revenue Diversification Strategies
Waweru Kennedy Munyua, Sewale Abate, Guyo S. Huka and Shano M. Dawe.


Effect of National Strategy Implementation on Competitiveness: A Case Study of Kenya’s Trade International Marketing and Investment Strategies Invest on binary options
Ganesh P. Pokhariyal and O. yalla.


Income Source Diversification and Financial Performance of Commercial Banks in Kenya
Paul Rotich Teimet, Damianus Ochieng and Ahem Away.


An Analysis of the Effect of Corporate Governance on Performance of Commercial State Corporation in Kenya
Alice Miring‟u and Esther Muoria.


Technology Entrepreneurship- Potential for Social Innovation? The Case of Kenyan Mobile Industry Companies
Paula Linna and Ulf Richter


The Relationship between Exchange Rate Uncertainty and Investment in Some of Sub-Saharan African Countries
Masood Soleymani and Ahmad Akbari.


The Effects of Interest Rate Spread on the Level of Non-Performing Assets: A Case of Commercial Banks in Kenya
Kenneth Wanjau and Ng‟etich Collins.


Modeling a Hierarchical System with Double Absorbing States
Lydia Musiga, John Owino and Patrick Weke.


Collective Efficiency and Its Effects on Infrastructure Planning and Development for Small Manufacturing Enterprises in Kenya
Stephen Irura Nganga, George Mark Onyango and Bonaventure Wanjala Kerre.


Effectiveness of Vendor Managed Inventory Systems in Retail Supermarkets in Kenya
Benson Kuira Irungu and Kenneth Lawrence Wanjau.