Title/Qualifications: Dr./ Ph.D in Strategic Management
Position: Lecturer
Research Interests: Competitive Intelligence in Organizations
Contact Address: P .O. Box 730-01000 Thika
Area of Specialization: Strategic Management

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 Publications

2023

  • Mwangi J.G., & Waithaka, P. (2023). Effect of Process Innovation and Performance of Insurance Companies in Nyeri County, Kenya. International Journal of Managerial Studies and Research, 11, (8), 56-61
  • Kabue, L.W., Kilika, J. M. & Waithaka, P. M. (2023). Social Capital Resource Attributes Affecting Performance in Deposit Taking Savings and Credit Societies in Kenya. Economics and Business Quarterly reviews,6 (2) 76-92.
  • Kabue, L.W., Kilika, J. M. & Waithaka, P. M. (2023).  Moderating Role of Environmental Munificence in the relationship between financial resources and the Performance of Deposit Taking Savings and Credit Societies in Kenya. International Academic Journal of Human Resources and Business Administration, 4, (2), 442-464.
  • Karuoya E.W., & Waithaka, P. (2023). Strategic Planning and Performance of Savings and Credit Societies in Nairobi City County, Kenya. East African Scholars Journal of Economics, Business and Management, 6, (6), 113-121.
  • King’ori, M. & Waithaka, P. (2023). Change Management Practices and Performance of Kenya Bureau of Standards, International Journal of Business Management, Entrepreneurship and Innovation, 5, (2), 32-52.
  • Waweru, D.N., & Waithaka, P. (2023). Continuous Improvement and Performance of Deposit Taking Savings and Credit SACCOs in Nyeri County, Kenya. International Academic Journal of Human Resources and Business Administration, 4, (2), 395-417.
  • Celina Wangari, M. & Waithaka, P. (2023). Strategy Implementation Practices and Growth of Deposit Taking Savings and Credit Cooperatives in Embu County, Kenya. Journal of Strategic Management, 8, (1), 39-57.
  • Kanyingi, B., & Waithaka, P. (2023). Organizational Mergers and Sustainable Competitive Advantage of Almasi Beverages Limited, Kenya. International Journal of Business Management, Entrepreneurship and Innovation, 5(1), 106-122. https://doi.org/10.35942/jbmed.v5i1.314
  • Waithaka, P. (2023). Moderation Effect of Organizational Culture on the Relationship between Strategic Inputs of Competitive Intelligence and the Competitive of Advantage among Commercial Banks in Kenya, American Journal of Strategic Studies, 5, (1), 40-62.

   2022

  • Kanogu, C.W. & Waithaka, P. (2022). Competitive Strategy and Performance of Non-Governmental Organizations in Nyeri County, Kenya. Journal of Strategic Management, 6, (2), 46-55.
  • Waithaka, P. (2022). Strategic Inputs of Competitive Intelligence and the Competitive of Advantage among Commercial Banks in Kenya, American Journal of Strategic Studies, 4, (1), 1-29.

2021

  • Waithaka, P. (2021) Core Assumptions and the Competitive of Advantage among Commercial Banks in Kenya, Journal of Business and Strategic Management, 16, (4), 1-20.
  • Waithaka, P. (2021). Key Vulnerabilities and Competitive of Advantage among Commercial Banks in Kenya, Journal of Contemporary Research in Social Sciences, 3, (4), 114-124.
  • Waithaka, P. (2021). Competitive Risks and Competitive of Advantage among Commercial Banks in Kenya, International Journal of Economics, Commerce and Management, 9, (4), 337-354.
  • Wanjogu, B.W. & Waithaka, P. (2021). Total Quality Management and Organizational Performance of Deposit Taking Micro Finance Institutions in Nyandarua County, Kenya. International Journal of Business Management, Entrepreneurship and Innovation, 3, (1), 121-135.
  • Nzioka,C. M., Waithaka, P. (2021). Advertising and Sales Performance of Commercial Banks in Nyeri County, Kenya. International Academic Journal of Human Resource and Business Administration, 3, (9), 355-368.

2020

  • Waithaka, P. (2020). Market Place Opportunities and Competitive Advantage Among Commercial Banks in Kenya, International Academic Journal of Human Resource and Business Administration, 3,(9), 304-318.
  • Mwangi, M., R. & Waithaka, P. (2020). Market Penetration Strategy and Performance of Agrochemical Companiesin Nakuru County, Kenya, Journal of Strategic Management, 4(4), 23-33.
  • Njuguna, S. N. & Waithaka, P. (2020). Cost leadership strategy and organisational performance: A case of insurance companies in Nyeri County, Kenya. International Academic Journal of Human Resource and Business Administration, 3(9), 256-267
  • Waithaka, P. (2020). Competitor Threats and the Competitive Advantage among Commercial Banks in Kenya, European Scientific Journal, 16 (25), 72-87.
  • Mudia, B. W. & Waithaka, P. (2020).Employee involvement in performance appraisal and performance of judiciary Nyeri County, Kenya. International Journal of Business, Management and Social Research, 07(02), 421-426. https://doi.org/10.18801/ijbmsr.070220.44
  • Wairegi, M. W.& Waithaka, P.(2020).Knowledge creation and performance of Deposit-Taking SACCOs in Nyeri County, Kenya .International Journal of Business, Management and Social Research, 10(01), 545-552. https://doi.org/10.18801/ijbmsr.100120.57

2019

  • Muriithi, A., & Waithaka, P. (2019). People Analytics and Performance of Deposit-Taking Micro Finance Institutions in Nyeri County, Kenya. International Journal of Current Aspects, 3(V), 186-209. https://doi.org/10.35942/ijcab.v3iV.7
  • Mathinji, P., & Waithaka, P. (2019). Strategic Thinking and Performance of Milk Processing Firms In Nyeri County, Kenya. International Journal of Current Aspects, 3(V), 227-251. https://doi.org/10.35942/ijcab.v3iV.72
  • Nyarunda, N. M. & Waithaka, P. (2019).Effect of Strategic Direction on Strategy Implementation at the Selected Multinational Agrochemical Companies in Kenya. European Journal of Business and Strategic Management,4, (5), 16-31
  • Wangari, A. N. & Waithaka P. (2019). Employee Training and Performance of Civilians nn British Army Training Unit Centers in Kenya, European Journal of Business and Strategic  Management, 4, (2), 59-76.
  • Gowans, L. J. & Waithaka, P.(2019). Generic Benchmarking and Performance of CommercialBanks in Bungoma County, Kenya. The International Journal Of Humanities & Social Studies, 7, (12), 23-29.
  • Kahunyo, M., & Waithaka, P. (2019). Change Management Practices and Performance: A Case of Commercial Banks in Nyeri County, Kenya. International Journal of Current Aspects, 3(VI), 101-123. https://doi.org/10.35942/ijcab.v3iVI.81

2018

  • Makara S. W. & Waithaka P. (2018). Influence of Recognition as a non-financial Incentive on Employee’s Job Performance at Equity Bank Limited, Mount Kenya Region Kenya, International Journal of Business and Management Invention, 7, (2), 67-72.
  • Matsalia, V. A. & Waithaka, P. M. (2018). Tangibility of ICT system and impact on the quality of service delivery at Embu Huduma Centre, Embu County, Kenya. International Academic Journal of Human Resource and Business Administration, 3(2), 79-92
  • Maina, E. N., & Waithaka, P. (2018).Differentiation Strategy and Performance of Deposit Taking Saccos in Murang’a County, Kenya. The Strategic Journal of Business & Change Management, 5 (3), 33-43
  • Nkatha, C. & Waithaka, P. (2018). Employee Training and the Performance of Embu County Government, Kenya. International Journal of Current Aspects in Human Resource Management (IJCAHRM), 1, (II), 47-60.
  • Mwangi, R. W. & Waithaka, P. (2018). Organisational culture and performance of public universities in Kenya. International Academic Journal of Human Resource and Business Administration, 3(2), 288-313.
  • Francis, J.S. & Waithaka, P. (2018). Compromising Style of Conflict Management and Employee Performance in Public Hospitals in Nyeri County, Kenya, Researchjournali’s Journal of Human Resource, 6 (2) 1-11.
  • Maina, J.M. & Waithaka, P. (2018). Leadership and Performance of Commercial Banks in Nyeri County, The Journal of Business & Change Management, 5 (3), 697-704.
  • Kahingo, C.M. K. & Waithaka, P. (2018).Cost Leadership Strategy and Sustainability of Microfinance Institutions in Murang’a County, Kenya, Journal of Strategic Management, 2 (3), 50-60.
  • Ahmed, M. A. & Waithaka, P. (2018). Kenya. Implementation of Strategic Plans and Performance of SACCOs in Nyeri County, Kenya. The International Journal of Business & Management, 6 (12), 19-29.

2017

  • Mburu, P. M. & Waithaka P. (2017). Effect of on-the-job Training on the Performance of Kenya Police Service, Journal of Business Management, 19, (7), 3, 64-71.
  • Njuguna, E. W. & Waithaka P. (2017). Influence of Yedf startup Loan Service on Employment Creation in Kirinyaga County, Journal of Business Management, 19, (10), 8, 20-26.

 2016

  • Waithaka, P. (2016). Competitive Intelligence Practices and Performance of firms listed on the Nairobi Securities Exchange, Kenya, European Scientific Journal, 12, (19), 107-126.
  • 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, 12, (22), 213-223.
  • Waithaka, P., Bula, H., & Kimencu, L. (2016). Effect of strategy oriented competitive intelligence  practice on the performance of firms listed on the Nairobi securities exchange, Kenya, International Journal of Education and research, 4 (2),449-460.
  • Waithaka, P., Bula, H., & Kimencu, L. (2016). Effect of tactics oriented competitive intelligence  practice on the performance of firms listed on the Nairobi securities exchange, Kenya, International Journal of Education and research, 4 (2),461-472.
  • Waithaka, P., Bula, H., & Kimencu, L. (2016). Effect of technology oriented competitive intelligence  practice on the performance of firms listed on the Nairobi securities exchange, Kenya, International Journal of Education and research, 4 (2),473-486.
  • Waithaka, P., Bula, H., & Kimencu, L. (2016). Effect of target oriented competitive intelligence practice on the performance of firms listed on the Nairobi securities exchange, Kenya, International Journal of Research in Commerce & Management, 7, (6), 75-78.

 Chapter in a Book

  • Waithaka, P., Kubai, E.M., Mwamuye, J.D. & Godwin, P. (2022). Fundamentals of Strategic Management, CARI Journals and Books Publishers, USA
  • Amutabi, M. N. (Ed) 2015 Co-authored: Wandera, M. & Waithaka, and P.: Competitive intelligence and corporate social responsibility in African universities: The challenge for sustainable development. Chapter: 30 (pp 346-356) Democracy, Civil Society and Development in Africa 978-9966-015-70-9.
  • Amutabi, M. N. (Ed), Democracy, Civil Society and Development in Africa (pp 346- 356). Research, CUEA and AISA, Nairobi Kenya, ISBN: 978-9966-015-70-9.

Conference Attendance, Facilitation and Presentations

  • Attended an International Business Research and industrial Conference (IBRIC) organized by the School of Business, Economic and Tourism at Kenyatta University between the 22nd and 23rd June 2023
  • Attended an International Business Research and industrial Conference (IBRIC) organized by the School of Business of Kenyatta University where I served both as a Rapporteur and Chair of a panel on the 23rd and 24th June 2022
  • Attended an International Business Research and industrial Conference (IBRIC) organized by the School of Business of Kenyatta University where I served both as a Rapporteur and Chair of a panel on the 26th and 27th August 2021
  • Attended an International Business Research and industrial Conference (IBRIC) organized by the School of Business of Kenyatta University where I served both as a Rapporteur and Moderator on the 3rd and 4th December 2020
  • Attended an International Virtual Conference organized by Graduate Hub where I served both as a Rapporteur and Moderator on the 23rd and 24th November 2020
  • Presented a paper titled “Effect of Competitor Threats on the Competitive Advantage among Commercial Banks in Kenya”, at the International Business Research and industrial Conference (IBRIC) organized by the School of Business of Kenyatta University and held North Coast Beach Hotel Mombasa between 20th and 21st June 2019.
  • Co-authored and presented a paper titled “Corporate Social Responsibility and Competitive Intelligence in African Universities: The Challenge for Sustainable Development” at an international conference held at the Catholic University of Eastern Africa (CUEA) between 25th and 29th June 2013.

Seminars and Literary Workshops Participation

  • Facilitated a professional development workshop organized by Public Relations Society of Kenya (PRSK) for their members at the Four Points by Sheraton Hotel in Dubai in The United Arabs Emirates (UAE) between 13th and 16th December 2019.
  • Attended a workshop organized jointly by the Wadhwani Foundation Entrepreneurship Networks and the School of Business on new model of the teaching entrepreneurship at the BSSC, KU between 26th-28th July 2017.
  • Attended a workshop organized by Kenyatta University Centre for Teaching Excellence and Research on Examination Setting and Moderation at the BSSC, KU between 5th-6th April, 2017.