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Name: Rosemary James
Title/Qualifications:  Phd in Business (Management Science), Msc(Statistics), B.Ed(Mathematics Double)
Department/Unit/Section: Management Science
Contact Address: 43844 – 00100 NAIROBI
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Position: Lecturer & Associate Dean School of Business

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Dr. Rosemary is a senior lecturer in the department of Management Science, Kenyatta University. She is a research and statistics expert with more than 10 years’ work experience. A dynamic and results oriented individual; Dr. Rosemary is a qualified and experienced in teaching, research (data collection, analysis, interpretation, report writing) and training. Her teaching experience spans across several institutions of higher learning focusing on Statistics, Data analysis & Measurement, Econometric Models, Quantitative Techniques and Research Methods. She is self-motivated, has excellent communication skills and is a team player.
Dr. Rosemary James is a holder of Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree in Business (Management Science option) from Kenyatta University. Her research was awarded funding by the National Council of Science, Technology and Innovation. She also holds a Master of Science (MSc) in Statistics and a Bachelor of Education (Mathematics double) both from Kenyatta University. She has supervised several postgraduate students at both Masters and PhD level and published several research articles.
Dr. Rosemary has held several administrative positions in the university. She is currently the Associate Dean, School of Business and previously Chairperson, department of Management Science. Her career objective is to engage in research projects that contribute to sustainable development of the society. To achieve this she plans to continually upgrade her skills in
trainings, workshops, seminars and field work.

Research & Publication

  • Mobegi, J. O., James, R., & Sang, P. (2020). Social-Cultural Environment and Performance of Donor Funded Health Projects in Kenya. European Scientific Journal July 2020 edition Vol.16, No.19 ISSN: 1857-7881 (Print) e - ISSN 1857-7431
  • Wandiri, C., & James, R. (2020). Project Management and Performance of Rural Road Construction Projects in Machakos County, Kenya. European Scientific Journal July 2020 edition Vol.16, No.19 ISSN: 1857-7881 (Print) e - ISSN 1857-7431
  • Makumi, M., & Rosemary, J., (2020). Critical success factors in implementation of development projects in Laikipia County, Kenya. The Strategic Journal of Business & Change Management, 7(3), 151 – 165.
  • Kukubo, E., N., & James, R., (2020). Critical Success Factors and the Sustainability of Small Scale Horticulture Projects in Kiambu County, Kenya. International Journal of Business and Social Science Vol. 11 • No. 4 • April 2020 doi:10.30845/ijbss.v11n4p10
  • Mutuku, M., Muathe, S., & James, R. (2019). Effect of E-customization Capability on Financial Performance of Commercial Banks in Kenya. International Journal of Finance & Banking Studies (2147-4486), 8(1), 10-20. doi:10.20525/ijfbs.v8.i1.298
  • Wandiga, E., Kilika, J. M., & James, R. (2019). The Effect of Operations Strategy on Performance of Consultancy Firms? An Empirical Survey of Management Consultancy Firms in Nairobi, Kenya. . Journal of Economics and Business, Vol.2, No.2, 469-488. ISSN 2615-3726 DOI: 10.31014/aior.1992.02.02.102
  • Mokaya, M. A., Jagongo, A. O., James, R. M., & Ouma, D. O., (2018). Moderating Effect of Political Risk on the Relationship between Bank Characteristics and Lending Rates among Commercial Banks in Kenya. International Journal of Accounting and Taxation, Vol. 6, No. 1, pp. 115-123 ISSN: 2372-4978 (Print), 2372- 4986 (Online). doi:10.15640/ijat.v6n1a10
  • Kaburu, G. M; James, R; Mortimer, K., (2019). Social Determinants and Uptake of Solar Cooking Projects- Kakuma Refugee Camp in Kenya. Journal of Poverty, Investment and Development, [S.l.], v. 4, n. 1, p. 1 - 20, jan. 2019. ISSN 2520-
    4637. Available at: https://www.iprjb.org/journals/index.php/JPID/article/view/803>. Date accessed: 24 jan. 2019.
  • Densford, M. O., James, R., & Ngugi, L. (2018).Effect of Project Resource Mobilization on Performance of Road Infrastructure Projects Constructed by Local Firms in Kenya. International Journal of Economics, Business and Management ResearchVol. 2, No. 01; 2018 ISSN: 2456-7760.
  • James, R. M., Iraki, X. N., & Korir, J. (2017).Effect of Credit Information Sharing on Default Rates in Kenya.International Journal of Economics, Commerce and Management United KingdomVol. V, Issue 12, December 2017 http://ijecm.co.uk/ ISSN 2348 0386
  • James, R. M., Iraki, X. N., & Korir, J. (2017).Credit Information Sharing and Credit Availability in Kenya.European Journal of Business and Management ISSN 2222-1905 (Paper) ISSN 2222-2839 (Online) Vol.9, No.34, 2017 www.iiste.org
  • Maubi, A. M., Rosemary, M. J., & Ambrose O. J., (2017): Bank Characteristics And Lending Rates Among Commercial Banks In Kenya. Int J Recent Sci Res. 8(8), pp. 19289-19297. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.24327/ijrsr.2017.0808.0663
  • Mokaya, M., A., Jagongo, A., O., James, R., M. (2017): Effect of selected macroeconomic variables on lending rates among commercial banks in Kenya. International Journal of Economics and Finance. Vol. 6. (8) pp 20 – 34.
  • Eunice, N.W., James, M. K., & Rosemary, J.(2017): Linking Operations Strategies with Customer Based Competence and Firm Performance in the Context of Knowledge Based Intensive Sector:A Theoretical Review. International Journal of Business and Management; Vol. 12, No. 8; 2017. ISSN 1833-3850 E-ISSN 1833-8119. Published by Canadian Center of Science and Education
  • Kanyaru, P. M., & James, R. (2017). Assessment of Adoption of Information and Communication Technology among Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises in Tharaka Nithi County, Kenya. International Journal of Economics, Commerce and Management ISSN 2222-1905 (Paper) ISSN 2222-2839 (Online) Vol.9, No.33, 2017 www.iiste.org
  • Macharia, P. W., & James, R. (2017). Role of Single-Project Management on the Efficiency of Portfolio Management in Geothermal Development Company in Nairobi County, Kenya. International Academic Journal of Information Sciences and Project Management | Volume 2, Issue 2, pp. 264-289
  • Felix, M. C., & James, R. (2017). Project Management Practices and Implementation of Information Technology Projects among Selected Commercial Banks in Kenya. International Journal of Business & Law Research 5(4):36-54, Oct. Dec., 2017 © SEAHI PUBLICATIONS, 2017 www.seahipaj.org ISSN: 2360-8986

Reviewed Conference Papers

  • Mutuku, M., Muathe, S. & James, R. (2017). Critical Review of the Literature on E-Commerce Transaction Capability. International Multidisciplinary Conference; “Innovation for Organizational Competitiveness and Community Sustainable Developmentat Gretsa University, Thika, Kenya on November 6th – 7th, 2017

Non- Reviewed Conference Papers

  • Mokaya, M. A., James, R. M., & Jagongo A. O. (2018). A paper on “Moderating Effect of Political Risk on the Relationship between Bank Characteristics and Lending Rates among Commercial Banks in Kenya” presented at the 15th African Finance Journal Conference at Kenya School of Monetary Studies, Nairobi, Kenya on 18-19 April 2018
  • Njeri, K. A., & James, R., (2018). A paper on “Stakeholder Participation and Effective Implementation of Projects Within Tana Water Services Board in Kenya” presented at the 4th DeKUT International Conference on Science, Technology, Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Dedan Kimathi University of Technology, Main Campus, Nyeri, Kenya on 7th – 9th November 2018

Short Communication from a refereed Journal

  • January 2019: Certificate by International Peer Reviewed Journals and Books  for the publication of the research paper entitled: Social Determinants and Uptake of Solar Cooking Projects- Kakuma Refugee Camp in Kenya in the Journal of Poverty, Investment and Development
  • May 2018: Reviewers report from the American Research Institute for Policy Development on the paper titled: “Moderating Effect of Political Risk on the Relationship between Bank Characteristics and Lending Rates among Commercial Banks in Kenya”.
  • November 2017: Reviewers report from International Journal of Economics, Commerce and Management on the paper titled: “Effect of Credit Information Sharing on Default Rates in Kenya”
  • August 2017:         Reviewers report from International Journal of Social Sciences and Entrepreneurship (IJSSE) on the paper titled: “Effect of Selected Macroeconomic Variables on Lending Rates among Commercial Banks in Kenya”

Scholarly Presentations and Participation at Conferences/Workshops/Seminars

  • June 2019: Participated in the School of Business Kenyatta University International Business Research and Industrial Conference (IBRIC).
  • Mokaya, M. A., James, R. M., & Jagongo A. O. (2018). A paper on “Moderating Effect of Political Risk on the Relationship between Bank Characteristics and Lending Rates among Commercial Banks in Kenya” presented at the 15th African Finance Journal Conference at Kenya School of Monetary Studies, Nairobi, Kenya on 18-19 April 2018
  • Mutuku, M., Muathe, S. & James, R. (2017). Critical Review of the Literature on E-Commerce Transaction Capability. International Multidisciplinary Conference; “Innovation for Organizational Competitiveness and Community Sustainable Developmentat Gretsa University, Thika, Kenya on November 6th – 7th, 2017
  • Njeri, K. A., & James, R., (2018). A paper on “Stakeholder Participation and Effective Implementation of Projects Within Tana Water Services Board in Kenya” presented at the 4th DeKUT International Conference on Science, Technology, Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Dedan Kimathi University of Technology, Main Campus, Nyeri, Kenya on 7th – 9th November 2018
  • Presented a PhD Research Thesis Findings Entitled: Credit Information Sharing, Bank Characteristics and Credit Market Performance in Kenya in the 28th Kenyatta University Postgraduate Seminar on 23rd June 2014