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DR. HANNAH ORWA BULA

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Position: Lecturer
Department: Business Administration
Contact Address: P.O. Box 43844 , 00100 Nairobi

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Dr. Bula is the current departmental Examination’s coordinator for Business Administration department. She also lectures in the school of Business .She holds a PhD degree in Business Administration and Management from Dedan Kimathi University of Technology(DeKUT) , an MBA(HRM) degree and B.ED ,Business studies and Secretarial degree from Kenyatta University. She has a wealth of experience in teaching, and consultancy and is also a research enthusiast who has done empirical studies in entrepreneurship and human resource management.

Dr. Bula is well published in the field of Human Resources Management and Entrepreneurship. She is currently the publishing editor for Doctoral Association of Eastern Africa and a blind peer reviewer of Horizons Consulting Corporation, USA journal and International Journal of Business Management (IBME).

Dr. Bula has been very instrumental in curriculum development and harmonization of various universities where she has worked. Recent curriculum development at Kenyatta University has been for Doctor of Business Administration program in 2013; harmonization of Bachelor of Human Resource Management, 2014-2015 Bachelor of Supplies Management,2014, Harmonization of units across semesters in the Department of Business Administration in 2013.

Research/Reports Undertaken

1. March, 2016 . Distribution practices and competitiveness of food manufacturing firms in Kenya . International journal of economics, commerce and management United kingdom
2. March 2016 Implementation of Integrated supply Chain in Manufacturing Companies in Kenya.
3. February, 2016 .Influence of Participatory Decision Making of Junior Staff at the Retail Markets in Kenya. An Empirical Study of Uchumi Supermarket in Nairobi
4. February. 2016 . .Effect Of Strategy Oriented Competitive Intelligence Practice on the Performance Of Firms Listed On The Nairobi Securities Exchange, Kenya.
5. February. 2016 Effect Of Tactics Oriented Competitive Intelligence Practice On The Performance Of Firms Listed On The Nairobi Securities Exchange, Kenya. .
6. February. 2016 Effect Of Technology Oriented Competitive Intelligence Practice On The Performance Of Firms Listed On The Nairobi Securities Exchange, Kenya
7. February 2016. Effect of Technology On Performance Of Mobile Telephone Industry In Kenya .
8. January 2016. Reverse Logistics Practices and Their Effect on Competitiveness of Food Manufacturing Firms in Kenya
9. Dec. 2015 . Effect of Strategic procurement strategies on performance of microfinance Banks in Kenya. International Journal of Education and Research. Vol. 3. No 12 December 2015.
10. Dec. 2015 . .Factors affecting Strategy Implementation in Public Universities in Kenya: A case of Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology.
11. 2015. Effects of Generic Strategies on the performance of dairy industries in Kenya. A case of Kenya Cooperative Creameries.
12. 2015 . Effects of Market forces on Performance of dairy Industries in Kenya. A case of Kenya Cooperative Creameries.
13. Dec. 2015. An Investigation of the Impact of Employee Training and Reward on performance at Union Des Assurances De Paris Insurance(UAP) in Nairobi,Kenya
14. Dec. 2015. Relationship between Work Stress and Performance of Employees: A case study of Transit Hotel in Nairobi City County.. Archives of Business Research
15. 2015. Determinants of strategy Implimentation in the Ministry of Lands,Thika,Kiambu County, Kenya.
16. November 2015. Predictors of Acceptance of ‘Lipa na Mpesa’ Mobile Payment by Micro Entrepreneurs: A case of Micro enterprises in Laikipia East Sub county Kenya.Published online
17. October 2015. An Analysis of Work Motivation and Teacher Job Satisfaction in Public Secondary Schools in Rarieda Sub-County,
18. 2014.Marketing strategies of Commercial Fish Farming Under Economic Stimulus Programme…..
19. 2014. Entrepreneurship Scorecard and Performance of women
20. 2014.Challenges of Talent Management and Performance of Kenya Broadcasting Corporation .
21. 2014. Effects of Conflict Resolution on Performance of Public Hospitals in Kenya : A case of Thika Level 5 Hospital.
22. 2013. Effect of Performance Appraisal on Organizational performance(An Empirical Study of Goal
Setting on Organizational Performance in Muranga Water and Sanitation Companies, Kenya.
23. 2012.Empirical Analysis of Technology & Innovation against performance of Women in SSEs in Urban Kenya.
24. 2012The Enterprise characteristics and Performance of Women Entrepreneurs in Urban Kenya: Small Scale Enterprises (SSEs) -Ph.D. Thesis.
25. 2012.Causes of Labor Turnover in Kenya’s Sugar Industry (2005), a case study of selected firms at SONY Sugar Company in Nyanza, Muhoroni Sugar Company and Miwani Sugar Company.MBA Project.
26. 2012. Performance of Women Entrepreneurs in Small Businesses: Marital Status and family Characteristics. .
27. 2012. Women Entrepreneurs in Kenya: A demographic perspective.

Published Journals Articles and Books

1.February 9th – 10th 2017 presented a paper on Influence of Brand Personality Sincerety on customer Purchase Decision of Smartphone in Selected Public University Campuses in Nairobi in panel 1 at 12th SIMSR Global Marketing Conference at the KJ Somaiya Institute of Management Studies & Research Mumbai India. Published in the compendium of conference proceedings in the Asian and Pacific Journal.

2.February 9th – 10th 2017 presented a paper on Empirical Study of Technology and Innovation against performance of women SSEs in Urban Kenya in panel 3 at 12th SIMSR Global Marketing Conference at the KJ Somaiya Institute of Management Studies & Research Mumbai India. Published in the compendium of conference proceedings in the Asian and Pacific Journal.

3.March, 2016 Green distribution practices and competitiveness of food manufacturing firms in Kenya .Anne Wanjiku Mwaura, Nicholas Letting, Gicuru Ithinji, Bula Hannah Orwa International journal of economics, commerce and management United kingdom vol. Iv, issue 3, march 2016Http://ijecm.co.uk/ issn 2348 0386 

4.Reverse Logistics Practices and Their Effect on Competitiveness of Food Manufacturing Firms in Kenya Mwaura Anne1, Letting Nicholas2, Ithinji Gicuru3, Orwa Bula
5.International Journal of Economics, Finance and Management Sciences 2015; 3(6): 678-684Published online January ,(http://www.sciencepublishinggroup.com/j/ijefm)ISSN: 2326-9553 (Print); ISSN: 2326-9561 (Online)
6.Dec. 2015 Effect of Strategic procurement strategies on performance of microfinance Banks in Kenya. Ngahu Daniel and Bula Hannah Orwa. International Journal of Education and Research.Vol. 3. No 12 December 2015.
7.Dec. 2015 Factors affecting Strategy Implementation in Public Universities in Kenya: A case of Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology. Mary Wahira Gachua and Bula Hannah Orwa. International Journal of Education and Research. Vol. 3 No.12
Dec.2015.
8.Dec. 2015 Effects of Generic Strategies on the performance of dairy industries in Kenya.A case of Kenya Cooperative Creameries. . International Journal of Education and Research. Vol. 3 No.12 Dec. 2015.
9.2015 Effects of Market forces on Performance of dairy Industries in Kenya.A case of Kenya Cooperative Creameries . Peter Chege and Hannah Orwa Bula European Journal of Business and Management.Vol. 7 No 35, 2015.
10.August 2015. What do universities do? Doctoral Association of Eastern Africa Magazine .Vol. 1. 2015. Bula Hannah Orwa
11.Dec. 2015 An Investigation of the Impact of Employee Training and Reward on performance at Union Des Assurances De Paris Insurance(UAP) in Nairobi,Kenya. Omondi Linda Atieno and Bula Hannah. International Journal of Education and Research. Vol. 3 No.12
Dec. 2015.
12.Dec. 2015 Relationship between Work Stress and Performance of Employees: A case study of Transit Hotel in Nairobi city County. Kinyita Pauline and Hannah Orwa Bula. Archives of Business Research Vol. 3. No.6 Dec. 25,2015
13.February 2016 1.Influence of Participatory Decision Making of Junior Staff at the Retail Markets in Kenya. An Empirical Study of Uchumi Supermarket in Nairobi Phylister Akoth Oloo, Bula Hannah Orwa .Vol. 4 No. 2 February 2016.
14.Determinants of strategy Implimentation in the Ministry of Lands,Thika,Kiambu County, Kenya. Jennifer Wangui Kamande. International Journal of Education and Research.Vol.3. No. 12 December, 2015.
15.Feb. 2016 Effect Of Strategy Oriented Competitive Intelligence Practice On The Performance Of Firms Listed On The Nairobi Securities Exchange, Kenya.: Paul Waithaka, Hannah Bula Ph.D., Linda Kimencu Ph. D.
16.Feb. 2016 Effect Of Tactics Oriented Competitive Intelligence Practice On The Performance Of Firms Listed On The Nairobi Securities Exchange, Kenya. .
Paul Waithaka, Hannah Bula Ph.D., Linda Kimencu Ph. D. International Journal of Education and Research Vol. 4 No. 2 February 2016
17.Feb. 2016 Effect Of Technology Oriented Competitive Intelligence Practice On The Performance Of Firms Listed On The Nairobi Securities Exchange, Kenya.
Paul Waithaka, Hannah Bula Ph.D., Linda Kimencu Ph. D. . International Journal of Education and Research Vol. 4 No. 2 February 2016
18.February 2016. Effect of Technology On Performance Of Mobile Telephone Industry In Kenya
Njoroge.G. Jane, Dr Muathe Sma (Phd), Dr Bula. H (Phd) . International Journal Of Education And Research Vol. 4 No. 2 February 2016
19.March 2016 Implementation of Integrated supply Chain in Manufacturing Companies in Kenya. A case of BIDCO Oil Refineries. Lucy Wairimu Kibera and Bula Hannah. Vol 4 No. 3 March 2016.
20.Bula H. (2015).Doctoral Association of Eastern Africa April Newsletter-A monthly Publication. What do Universities do-Educate or train?.www.docaea.org……….April 2015pdf
21.Mutambuki M and Bula H.(2014) Marketing strategies of Commercial Fish Farming Under Economic Stimulus Programme…..www.ijhssmet.com/journalsVol 4 No 8 1 June….12.pdf
22.Bula H.Tiagha E. and Waiguchu M.(2014)Entrepreneurship Scorecard and Performance of women Entrepreneurs. Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences. (IJHSS).
23.Bula H. and Njeri J.(2014)Challenges of Talent Management and Performance of Kenya Broadcasting Corporation Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences. (IJHSS).
24.Bula H.(2012)Performance of Women Entrepreneurs in Small Businesses: Marital Status and family Characteristics. International Institute of Science and Technology (IISTE) publication in the journal of European and business Management. Vol.4 N0.7 May, 2012.
25.Bula H.(2012)Labor Turnover in the Sugar industry in Kenya. International Institute of Science and Technology (IISTE) publication in the journal of European and business Management. Vol.4. No. 9, July, 2012.
26.Bula H.(2012)Evolution of Entrepreneurship Theories: A critical review of literature in Kenya’s perspective. International Journal of Business and Commerce.Vol. 4 June 2012.
27.Bula H.(2012)Entrepreneurship Development Culture and Practices. International Journal of Emerging Technologies and Engineering.(IJETEA).Vol.1 July, 2012
28.Bula H.Tiagha E. and Waiguchu M Women Entrepreneurs: A demographic perspective. International Institute of Science and Technology (IISTE) publication in the journal of European and business Management.
Vol. 4. 9,July, 2012.
29. Bula H.Tiagha E. and Waiguchu M A book titled “Women Entrepreneurs in Kenya’s firms: A demographic Perspective Lambert Academic Publishing.2012

Seminars and Literary Work Participation

  • November, 16th 2016 Awareness On ISO 9001- 2015 Quality Management Standards workshop at Kenyatta University, BSSC, RM 128
  • May 23rd 2016 Bulk uploading of scores , Kenyatta University student computer lab room 103.
  • Feb. 2016 Safari Club .African Virtual university module writing workshop
  • June 2015 Training on Module Writing, Kenyatta University, BSSC, RM 128
  • March 2015 Digital and E-Learning Training Kenyatta University Student Laboratory.
  • 15th May 2014.Workshop for all supervisors at Kenyatta University BSSC,room 12.
  • 2014 e learning course Kenyatta University Business and Student centre Laboratory
  • 2013 Smart Board Training at Kenyatta University Ole Moyoi(OML)
  • 2013: Library Literacy information at KU Post Modern Library
  • May, 2013 Case study writing workshop and seminar, Kenyatta University, Business centre.
  • June, 2013. Teaching methodology by Centre for Teaching and Research Excellence- Kenyatta University Business centre
  • May 11th-15th 2013 National Council for Science and technology Conference at May 13th to 17th 2013, KICC, Nairobi-Kenya
  • October 13th to 14th 2011-7th ORSEA conference at KICC, Nairobi, Kenya Delegate on women entrepreneurs: presented a paper on Women Entrepreneurs.
  • June 14th to 15th 2012 Rift Valley Technical Institute conference at RVTTI Eldoret Kenya. Delegate on women entrepreneurs: presented a paper on Women Entrepreneurs and Entrepreneurship Scorecard.
  • May 13th to 17th 2013-2nd National Council for Science and Technology conference at KICC, Nairobi, Kenya. Delegate on Technology and Innovation

Conference facilitation and attendance
•September, 30th 2016. DAEA conference. Facilitated on Selecting a research topic and the art of academic writing. United Kenya Club. www.docaea.org 
•March 23rd and 24th March, 2016.Strategies for youth empowerment-A how to conference a Kenyatta International Conference centre(KICC).
•August 28th 2015 Doctoral Association of Eastern Africa (DAEA ) Conference at United Kenya Club( UKC) - Presented on theoretical framework, conceptual framework and plenary session
•June 12th 2015 Doctoral Association of Eastern Africa (DAEA ) Conference at United Kenya Club( UKC) – presented on Development of conceptual framework and problem statement in research.

Conference proceedings
1.September, 30th 2016. DAEA conference. Facilitated on Selecting a research topic and the art of academic writing. United Kenya Club. www.docaea.org .
2.March 23rd and 24th 2016 International conference for youth empowerment and Employment: A how to Conference. KICC. www.docaea.org
3.10th to 12th February, 2016 .Introduction to DAEA. Higher Education in Devolved Government Systems: sharing Local and International Experiences. Karatina University. Association of DAAD scholars
4.20th November, 2015 3rd DAEA Colloquium. www.docaea.org .
5.June 2015. DAEA Colloquium Conference www.docaea.org .
6.August 2015 DAEA Colloquium Conference www.docaea.org . 

Working Papers

• Effects of Conflict Resolution on Performance of Public Hospitals in Kenya : A case of Thika Level 5 Hospital. Approved for publishing
• Effect of Performance Appraisal on Organizational performance(An Empirical Study of Goal Setting on Organizational Performance in Muranga Water and Sanitation Companies, Kenya). Approved for publishing
• Empirical Analysis of Technology & Innovation against performance of Women in SSEs in Urban Kenya. Approved for publishing
• Innovation and Vision 2030
• Innovation capability- A Kenyan perspective
• Success of Small Scale Enterprises
• Cracking the glass ceiling
• Women breaking barriers- a title of a book in progress.
• Women beyond the horizons – a title of a book in progress.

 Recognition awards

• 2014 – Vice Chancellor’s Award: Received Kenyatta University Extra-mile Award, in recognition of her outstanding Service to the University as Departmental Examination Coordinator
• 2014-) Examination Coordinator No 1 -Performance Contract, Kenyatta University QMS Ranking 2014.

Professional Membership

•A publishing editor with Doctoral Association of East Africa-2015
•An Alumni member of Dedan Kimathi University of Technology-2013
•An Associate member of Kenya Institute of Management (KIM)-2008
•An Alumni member of Kenyatta Universit- 2007

Community Work
• Staff-student Mentor
• Education Director –Sports view SDA church-Kasarani Nairobi
• Participation in Development activities -Nyahera Church-Gendia

 

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