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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 research and statistics expert. She is a dynamic and results oriented individual; well qualified and experienced in teaching, research (data collection, data analysis, interpretation, report writing) and training. She is self-motivated, has excellent communication skills and is a team player. A trainer in statistics and Data Analysis, Dr. Rosemary is a lecturer in the department of Management Science, Kenyatta University. She has held several administrative offices in the university, 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.

Area of Specialization: Mathematics and Statistics

Research Interests: Statistical Credit Scoring and Information Asymmetry

Research & Publication

  • 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:>. 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 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
  • 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:
  • 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
  • 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 ISSN: 2360-8986

Participation in Workshops & Seminars

  • 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 Development” at Gretsa University, Thika, Kenya on November 6th – 7th, 2017
  • June 2014: Kenyatta University Postgraduate Seminar presented PhD Research Thesis Findings Titled: Credit Information Sharing, Bank Characteristics and Credit Market.Performance in Kenya
  • June 2013: First Kenyatta University Workshop on Mathematical Modelling
  • May 2012: Case Teaching & Case Writing Training Workshop held at Kenyatta University

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