Position: Lecturer
Department: Business Administration
Contact Address: P.O. Box 43844, 00100 Nairobi
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Research Gate: https://www.researchgate.net/lab/Mary-Ragui-Lab 

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Publications

Referred journals

  • John, E. K., & Ragui, M. (2024). Organizational agility and organizational performance of commercial banks in Nairobi City County, Kenya. The Strategic Journal of Business & Change Management, 11 (1), 67 – 82. http://dx.doi.org/10.61426/sjbcm.v11i2.2894 
  • Muia, B., & Ragui, M. (2024). Consumer Attitude and Purchase Intention of Counterfeit Phones Among Masters Students in Selected Public Universities in Kenya. International Journal of Business Management, Entrepreneurship and Innovation, 6(1), 32–51. https://doi.org/10.35942/3cyjm855 
  • Githui, J. N., Ragui, M., & Nyakundi, A. O. (2024). Relationship between Idealized Influence (II) and Performance Contracts (PC) in Road Agencies in Kenya. American Journal of Leadership and Governance, 9(1), 1–21. https://doi.org/10.47672/ajlg.1762 
  • Githui, J. N., Ragui, M., & Nyakundi, A. O. (2024). Mediating Role of Collaboration on Transformational Leadership and Performance Contracts in Road Agencies in Kenya. Human Resource and Leadership Journal, 9(2), 1–22. https://doi.org/10.47941/hrlj.1679 
  • Mbuthia, M. M., & Ragui, M. (2023). Strategic plan implementation and organizational performance of National Social Security Fund in Kenya. The Strategic Journal of Business & Change Management, 10 (2), 411–424.
  • Kanyi, D., & Ragui, M. (2023). Internal Audit and Business Resilience in Power Sector. A Case of Geothermal Development Company. Journal of Strategic Management7(2), 50–71. https://doi.org/10.53819/81018102t6055
  •  Muthengi, F., & Ragui, M. (2023). Corporate Governance and Organizational Performance of Referral Hospitals in Kenya: A Case of Kenyatta National Hospital. International Journal of Business Management, Entrepreneurship and Innovation5(2), 13-31. https://doi.org/10.35942/jbmed.v5i2.319
  • Mwangi, D., & Ragui, M. (2023). Organizational Factors on the Financial Performance of Deposit Taking SACCOs in Nairobi City County, Kenya. Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research, 8(6), 1228-1239. Retrieved from https://doi.org/10.46609/IJSSER.2023.v08i06.001
  • Vuvu, C.M., & Ragui, M. (2023); Positioning Strategy And Business Sustainability Of M-Pesa Agents In Nairobi City County - Kenya; International Journal of Scientific and Research Publications (IJSRP) 13(02) (ISSN: 2250-3153), DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.29322/IJSRP.13.02.2023.p13444
  • Musembi, D. F., & Ragui, M. (2022). Business strategies and non-financial performance of small and medium enterprises in the real estate sector Nairobi County, Kenya. The Strategic Journal of Business & Change Management, 9 (4), 686 – 705.
  • Kamau, B. M., & Ragui, M. (2022). Effects of Resources Allocation as Strategic Change Management Practice on the Performance at the Directorate of Criminal Investigation in Nakuru County, Kenya.  The International Journal of Business & Management10(9). https://doi.org/10.24940/theijbm/2022/v10/i9/BM2209-022
  •  Koros, M., & Ragui, N. (2021). Strategic Direction and Organizational Performance of the Kenya National Highways Authority. International Journal of Business Management & Finance 3(1): 147-156
  • Kathongo, S.M., Ragui, M. Kirui, C. (2021). Effects of Project Monitoring and Evaluation on Performance of Rural Electrification Projects in Kitui County, Kenya. The International Journal of Business & Management ISSN 2321–8916
  • Mwangi, P., Ragui, M. & Arani (2021). Relationship Between Supplier Collaboration and Retail Stores Performance in Nairobi County, Kenya: Intervening Role of Supply Chain Resilience. International Academic Journal of Human Resource and Business Administration | Volume 3, Issue 10, pp. 46-66
  • Musembi, J., M. & Ragui, M. (2021). Quality Standards and Competitiveness of Star Rated Hotels in Nairobi City County, Kenya. Journal of Strategic Management, 5(1), 54-69.
  • Cheruiyot, B. J. & Ragui, M. (2021). Customer Development Strategies and Performance of Start Up Carbon Projects; A Case of Study of Sustainable Agriculture Tanzania (SAT).
    International Journal of Business Management, Entrepreneurship and Innovation, 3(1), 49-64.
  •  Mwamuye, J. D. ., & Ragui, M. (2021). Strategic alliances and the financial performance of commercial banks in Nairobi City County, Kenya. Journal of Business and Strategic Management6(4), 32–45. https://doi.org/10.47941/jbsm.735
  • Kabure, L., & Ragui, M. (2020). Porter’s Generic Strategies and Performance of Selected Automotive Firms in Nairobi City County, Kenya. International Journal of Business Management, Entrepreneurship and Innovation, 2(2), 49-63. https://doi.org/10.35942/jbmed.v2i2.117
  • Ngunjiri, J.N. & Ragui, M. (2020). Effect of value chain on competitive advantage in the insurance industry in Kenya. International Academic Journal of Human Resource and Business Administration, 3(8), 172-193
  • Mbugua, C, Mangéli, S. & Ragui, M (2019). Mentoring: A Faith Based Relational Leadership Approach in Preventing and Countering Violent Extremism in Kenya. International Journal for Innovation Education and Research. ISSN 2411-2933 (online) Vol:-7 No-11, 2019
  • Ragui, M. Sheikh, M.A., Nyakundi, A.N. & Kairemia D. K. (2019). Assessing Security Metrics in Corporate Security Management in Africa Today. International Journal of Management and Commerce Innovations  ISSN 2348-7585 (Online) Vol. 7, Issue 1, pp: (814-825
  • Thumbi, G.W. & Ragui, M. (2019). Environmental Factors and Performance of Commercial Banks in Kenya. International Journal of Current Aspects, Volume 3, Issue VI, 2019, PP 149-175, ISSN 2616-6976.
  • Onchieku, E. N. & Ragui, M. (2019). Effect of strategic leadership on performance of housing co-operative societies in Nairobi City County, Kenya. International Academic Journal of Human Resource and Business Administration, 3(5), 411-433
  • Munyambu, B.G & Ragui, M. (2018). Strategic Recruitment and Selection and Growth of Faith Based Universities in Kenya. The Strategic Journal of Business & Change Management. ISSN 2312-9492(Online) 2414-8970(Print). Vol. 5, Iss. 4, pp 413 – 423
  • Aviha, O.S. & Ragui, M. (2018). Devolution Strategies in Healthcare Provision and Quality of Services in Hospitals: The Case Of Mbagathi Hospital, Nairobi County. Journal of Strategic Management 3 (1), 57-71
  • Kheyley, I.A. & Ragui, M. (2018). Strategic Leadership Involvement and Strategy Implementation Among Parastatals in Kenya. European Journal of Business and Strategic Management. ISSN 2518-265X (Online) Vol.3, Issue 5, No.3, pp 39 – 62.
  • Kamweti, J. & Ragui, M. (2018). Effects of Entreprise Mobilization on Operational Performance: a case of Multinational Consumer Goods Manufacturers in Kenya. Journal of Management Vol. 6 | No. 2, ISSN 2347-8217
  • Kariithi, B. & Ragui M. (2018). Strategy Implementation Practices on Performance of Huduma Centres in Nairobi City County, Kenya. International Journal of Contemporary Aspects in Strategic Management (IJCASM), Volume 2, Issue I, PP 106-118, ISSN 2616-6976
  • Muriungi, P.N. & Ragui, M. (2018). Customer Relationship Marketing And Organisational Performance In Crop Protection Industry: Case Of Realipm Limited Company In Kenya. International Journal of Management and Commerce Innovations ISSN 2348-7585 (Online) Vol. 6, Issue 1, pp: (1875-1883).
  • Sande, G. & Ragui, M. (2018). Competitive Intelligence Practices and Performance of Equity Bank Ltd. International Academic Journal of Human Resource and Business Administration | Volume 3, Issue 1, pp. 282-302
  • Matui, J.K. & Ragui, M. (2018). Organizational Climate and Organizational Performance in the Kenyan Banking Sector; A Case of Kenya Commercial Bank. IOSR Journal of Business and Management (IOSR-JBM) Vol. 20 Issue 2. DOI: 10.9790/487X-2002084353
  • Majau, D.K. & Ragui, M. (2017). Influence of Knowledge Management Systems on Performance of Small and Medium Enterprises in Nanyuki Town, Laikipia County, Kenya. Scholars Buletin: Business Business; ISSN 2412-897X, Vol-3, Iss-10 : 529-536.
  • Osman, A. & Ragui, M. (2017). Strategy Implementation and Organizational Performance of Private Security Companies in Nairobi, Kenya. European Journal of Business and Management. ISSN 2222-1905 (Paper) ISSN 2222-2839 (Online) Vol.9, No.34 pp:74-82
  • Okeyo, E. O. & Ragui, M. (2017). Green economy strategies adoption on financial performance of Bamburi Cement Company, Kenya. International Academic Journal of Human Resource and Business Administration, 2(4), 347-365
  • Githumbi V. & Ragui, M. (2017). Differentiation Strategy and Performance of Large Rice Milling Factories in Kenya. Journal of Business and Management (IOSR-JBM) Vol. 19 Issue 11. Pp: 09-16. DOI: 10.9790/487X-1911010916
  • Njaaga, A. W. & Ragui, M. (2017). Effect of Cost Leadership Strategies on Performance of Pharmaceutical Companies in Nairobi City County, Kenya. International Journal of Management and Commerce Innovations ISSN 2348-7585. Vol. 5, Issue 2, pp: (720-728).
  • Ragui, M. (2017). Mobile Banking: A Strategic Approach to Promote Financial Inclusion for Women Entrepreneurs?  Journal of Business and Management (IOSR-JBM) e-ISSN: 2278-487X, p-ISSN: 2319-7668. Volume 19, Issue 7. PP 48-54. DOI: 10.9790/487X-1907024854
  • Anguko, M.O. & Ragui, M. (2014) The Role of Strategic Positioning on Products Performance in the Telecommunications Industry in Kenya. International Journal of Science and Research. ISSN: 2319-7064. Vol-3 Issue 10.
  • Ragui, M. (2014).  Resources as a Factor Hindering Success of Tourism Businesses Owned by Indigenous Kenyans.  European Journal of Commerce and Management Research. Online: ISSN 2051-8099 Print: ISSN 2051-8080. Vol-3, Issue 1. 1-9
  •  Gathogo, G. and Ragui, M. (2014). Effects of Capital and Technology on the Performance of SMEs in the Manufacturing Sector in Kenya - Case of selected firms in Thika Municipality. European Journal of Business and Management. ISSN 2222-1905 (Paper) ISSN 2222-2839 (Online) Vol.6, No.7. 308-311
  • Gathogo, G. and Ragui, M. (2014). Capital Structure of Kenyan Firms: What determines it? Research Journal of Finance and Accounting, ISSN 2222-1697 (Paper) ISSN 2222-2847 (Online) Vol.5, No.5 118-125
  • Mwangi, C, and Ragui, M. (2013). Effects of work place conflicts on employee performance in the air transport industry in Kenya. Prim. J. Bus. Admin. Manage. 3(6): 1083-1089.
  • Ragui, M. and Gichuhi, D. (2013). Strategic HRM's role in strategic planning implementation by the high education training institutions in Kenya.  International Journal of Social Sciences and Entrepreneurship 1 (3), 416-425
  • Okwachi, S., Gakure, R., Ragui, M. (2013). Effect of Managerial Practices on the Implementation of Strategic Plans by SMEs in Nairobi, Kenya. European Journal of Business and Management . ISSN 2222-1905 (Paper) ISSN 2222-2839 (Online). Vol.5, No.13: 212-224.
  • Okwachi, S., Gakure, R., Ragui, M. (2013). Business models - What is their effect on the implementation of strategic plans by SMEs? Prim. J. Bus. Admin. Manage. 3(5): 1025-1032.
  • Kyalo, T., Gichira, R., Waititu, A., and Ragui, M.  (2013). Access to finance - Hindrance to women start-up of enterprises in male dominated sectors in Kenya. Prim. J. Soc. Sci. 2(5): 315-319
  • Kangogo, J.  Guyo, W.  Bowen, M. and Ragui, M. (2013). Supply Chain Disruption in the Kenya Floriculture Industry: A case Study of Equator Flowers.  European Journal of Business and Management ISSN 2222-1905 (Paper) ISSN 2222-2839 (Online) Vol.5, No.7.
  • Ragui, M. and  Weru, P.W.  (2013). The managerial process of crafting and executing strategy. Prim. J. Soc. Sci. Vol. 2(4): 275-281
  • Kyalo, T., Gichira, R., Waititu, A. and Ragui, M. (2013). Demographic factors and social networks influence on women to start enterprises in male dominated sectors in Kenya. Prim. J. Bus. Admin. Manage. 3(4): 944-949
  • Munyua, J.N. and Ragui, M. (2013). Drivers of instability in prices of petroleum products in Kenya. Prim. J. Bus. Admin. Manage. 3(3): 919-926
  • Abok, A., Waititu, A., Gakure, R., and Ragui, M.  (2013). Culture's role in the implementation of strategic plans in non-governmental organizations in Kenya. Prim. J. Soc. Sci. Vol. 2(4): 291-295
  • Kimura, E., Ragui, M., and Gakure, R.  (2013). Organizational and governmental policies: Hindrance to Success of tourism businesses owned by indigenous Kenyans. Prim. J. Soc. Sci. Vol. 2(4): 282-290
  • Abok, A., Waititu, A., Ogutu, M., and Ragui, M.  (2013). A Resource-dependency perspective on the implementation of strategic plans in Non-Governmental Organizations in Kenya. Prim. J. Soc. Sci. Vol. 2(4): 296-302
  • Munyua, J.N., and  Ragui, M.  (2013). The impact of corporate control on individual shareholder value creation for companies listed in Nairobi Stock. Prim. J. Soc. Sci. Vol. 2(4): 269-274
  • Ragui, M., Gakure, R., Waititu, A., and Katuse, P. (2013). Service Quality - Hinderance to Success of Tourism Businesses Owned by Indigenous Kenyans. Prim. J. Soc. Sci. Vol. 2(2), pp. 227-236.

Referred learning modules

  • Ragui, M. (2014). Strategic Management (BBA 823), Kenyatta University Press, Nairobi, Kenya
  • Ragui, M. (2014). Global Strategic Management (BBA 861), Kenyatta University Press, Nairobi, Kenya
  • Ragui, M. (2018). Strategic Management (BBA 823), Kenyatta University Press, Nairobi, Kenya
  • Ragui M. (2021). Global Strategic Management (BBA 925), Kenyatta University Press, Nairobi, Kenya
  • Ragui M. (2022). Strategic Management (BBA 823 – Purely Online Module), Kenyatta University Press, Nairobi, Kenya

Reviewed conference paper

  •  Kathongo, S.M., Ragui, M. and Kirui, C. (2021). The Moderating Effect of Regulatory Framework on Managerial Processes and Performance of Rural Electrification Projects in Kitui County, Kenya The 3rd International Business Research and Industrial Conference (IBRIC). Kenyatta University, Nairobi, Kenya.
  • Ragui, M. and Maina, L. (2020) University Graduates Employability in Kenya: View from Graduates and Employers. The 2nd International Business Research and Industrial Conference (IBRIC). Kenyatta University, Nairobi, Kenya.
  • Ragui, M. (2019). Adoption of Strategic Investment Drivers to the Growth of Listed Firms at the Nairobi Securities Exchange, Kenya. The 1st International Business Research and Industrial Conference (IBRIC), Mombasa, Kenya.
  • Ragui, M. (2016). Social Enterprise for Economic Development. Social Enterprise and the Empowerment of Women Conference. City University of New York, USA.
  • Ragui, M., Gakure, R., Waititu, A., and Katuse, P. (2013) Information, Communication, and Technology (ICT) as a Factor Hindering Success of Tourism Businesses Owned by Indigenous Kenyans. International Conference on Managing Change in Business & Economy. Udaipur, India

Short communication in a Refereed/scholarly journal

  • Waithaka, P. (2016) Moderating Effect of Organizational Factors Between Competitive Intelligence Practices and Performance of Firms Listed on the Nairobi Securities Exchange, Kenya. European Scientific Journal.

Scholarly Presentations at Conferences

  • Ragui, M. (2019). Adoption of Strategic Investment Drivers to the Growth of Listed Firms at the Nairobi Securities Exchange, Kenya. The 1st International Business Research and Industrial Conference (IBRIC), Mombasa, Kenya.

Editorship of a book or conference proceedings

  • IGI Global book peer review (2021): Topic: "Trust Works: An Intrepreneurial Paradigm for Equitable Access to Entrepreneurial Opportunity", for publication in Sustainability and the Future of Work and Entrepreneurship for the Underserved. The IGI Global eEditorial Discovery® system
  • IGI Global book peer review (2021): Topic: "Sustainable Growth; Growth by Poverty Alleviation or Poverty Creation: The Case of Sub-Saharan Africa", for publication in Sustainability and the Future of Work and Entrepreneurship for the Underserved. The IGI Global eEditorial Discovery® system

Additional information:

Dr. Ragui is a self motivated leader, scholar, researcher and trainer who is reliable and able to work enthusiastically under pressure, either within a team or alone. As a game changer, robust strategy formulation and implementation enables her and her teams to always get the most sought innovative results.