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Qualification: PhD
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Human Resource Management 
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Background Information
I am Dr. Felistus Hildah Makhamara, a Lecturer at the Department of Human Resource Management in the School of Business at Kenyatta University. A highly self- motivated lecturer and Researcher in Human Resource Management. As a lecturer , I endeavor to lead the department to realize operational excellence in all its core activities. In performing my core duties as a lecturer in the department of teaching, examining, researching, mentoring and guiding them to achieve their goals. Before joining the Department of HRM I have been an Assistant Registrar to the Dean in the School of Humanities and Social Sciences where I have been a secretary to various boards i.e. Linkages board, Secretary to School Management Board, Secretary to the School Research and Travel Grant, Chairperson of the School ISO Quality Team, among others. I have been incharge of all the postgraduate students at the school monitoring assessing their Thesis/project progress and documentation among others.I have also had a key role in the design and delivery of a range of modules on the HRM postgraduate and undergraduate degree programmes at the School. And I am a member of two professional boardies and supervisor of Masters students at the Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology.

AREA OF SPECIALIZATION: Human Resource Management Bias in Career Development
RESEARCH INTERESTS: Human Resource Management, Strategic Management Leadership and Corporate Governance, , Women Economic Empowerment

Publication 

  • Omondi,T. Apondi, Makhamara F., and Muli., J., (2023) : The Nexus between Occupational Health Practices and Service Delivery of The National Police Service In Nairobi City County, Kenya; IOSR Journal of Business and Management (IOSR- JBM) e-ISSN: 2278-487X, p-ISSN: 2319-7668. Volume 25, Issue 3. Ser. III (March.2023), PP 23-34 www.iosrjournals.org

  • Omondi, T. Apondi, Muli., J. & Makhamara F., (2023); Fostering Service Delivery of The National Police Service in Nairobi City County, Kenya Through Family Support Programmes, Vol. 4, ISS. 1 (2023), pp 77 – 92, March 23, 2023. www.reviewedjournals.com, © Reviewed Journal of Social Science & Humanities, 4(1), 77 – 92.

  • Mnyazi, M., & Makhamara, F. (2023). Operational Strategies and Performance of Small and Medium Enterprises in Nairobi City County, Kenya. International Journal of Business Management, Entrepreneurship and Innovation, 5(1), 1-18. https://doi.org/10.35942/jbmed.v5i1.298

  • Waikwa, J. W., & Makhamara, F. (2022). Leadership Development, Talent Management and Competitiveness in Banks in Laikipia County. The Strategic Journal of Business & Change Management, 9 (4), 843 – 852.

  • Lwegado E.K., Kwasira., J., and Makhamara., F. (2022) Knowledge Creation Practices and Employee Performance In Selected Public Technical Vocational
    Education And Training Institutions In Kenya. PhD Candidate (Human Resource Management), Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology Kenya. European Journal of Human Resource Management Studies Available on-line at: http://www.oapub.org/soc. Volume 6 │ Issue 1 │2022, ISSN: 2601 – 1972 ISSN-L:2601 – 1972

  • Makhamara, F.H. (2022): E-Tendering and Performance of Small and Medium Enterprises in Nairobi County Kenya. IOSR Journal of Business and Management (IOSR-JBM) e-ISSN: 2278-487X, p-ISSN: 2319-7668. www.iosrjournals.org

  • Mburu Maina P.. Kiiru, D., and Makhamara, F. (2021); Influence of Employee Involvement as a Workforce Agility Practice on Service Delivery of Police Officers in Nairobi, City County, Kenya.. IOSR Journal of Business and Management (IOSR- JBM) e-ISSN: 2278-487X, p-ISSN: 2319-7668. Volume 23, Issue 9. Ser. VII(September. 2021), PP 51-59 www.iosrjournals.org

  • Mburu Maina P.. Kiiru, D., and Makhamara, F. (2021) Influence of Information Systems as a Workforce Agility Practice on Service Delivery of Police Officers in Nairobi City County, Kenya. IOSR Journal of Business and Management (IOSR-JBM) e-ISSN: 2278-487X, p-ISSN: 2319-7668. Volume 23, Issue 9. Ser. VII (September. 2021), PP 51-59 www.iosrjournals.org

  • Kiteme, J. Makasi and, Makhamara F., (2022) Innovation Strategy on the Organizational Performance of Kenya Broadcasting Corporation in Nairobi City County, Kenya. IOSR Journal of Business and Management (IOSR-JBM) e-ISSN: 2278-487X, p-ISSN: 2319-7668. Volume 24, Issue 4. Ser. I (April. 2022), PP 43-51 www.iosrjournals.org

  • Tinkoy, W. S., & Makhamara, F. H. (2023), The effect of Organization Structures an Compensation Policies on Employee Performance in Public Service Institutions in Kenya, a  case of the Water sector Trust Fund. Vol. 10, Iss.1, pp 440 – 453. February 20, 2023. www.strategicjournals.com, ©Strategic Journals.

  • Mugo, E. W., and Makhamara, F. (2022). Role of remuneration and recognition practices on performance of middle level managers: empirical evidence from Kenyatta University, Kenya. The Strategic Journal of Business & Change Management, 9 (2), 1342 -1354.

  • Ngila, E., & Makhamara, F. (2022). Outsourcing human resource practices on performance of Total Oil Company in Kenya. The Strategic Journal of Business & Change Management, 9(4), 853 – 866.

  • Kemunto N., and Makhamara F., (2022) Employee Benefits and Employee Performance at Spinners And Spinners Textile Company In Kiambu County, Kenya. International Journal of Multidisciplinary and Current Educational Research (IJMCER) ISSN: 2581-7027

  • Chikamai M., M.,. and Makhamara,, F.H., (2021); Influence Of Leadership Competencies On Performance of Tea Companies in Nandi County, Kenya European Journal of Economic and Financial Research ISSN: 2501-9430ISSN Available on-line at:http://www.oapub.org/soc

  • Mutuku, P. N., & Makhamara, F. (2022). Welfare programs on the employee performance in the energy and petroleum regulatory authority in Kenya. The Strategic Journal of Business & Change Management, 9 (4), 1524 – 1535.. Vol. 9, ISS. 4, pp 1524 – 1535. November 18, 2022. www.strategicjournals.com, ©Strategic Journals.

  • Mutuku, T. M., & Makhamara, F. (2022). Task management initiatives and employee performance in export processing zones in Athi-River, Machakos County, Kenya. The Strategic Journal of Business & Change Management, 9 (2), 481 – 492.

  • Khamala, John Shikuku1 , Makhamara F., (2022)., Work Life Balance on Performance of Judicial Service Employees in Kitui County, Kenya. IOSR Journal of Business and Management (IOSR-JBM) e-ISSN: 2278-487X, p-ISSN: 2319-7668. Volume 24, Issue 3. Ser. IV (March. 2022), PP 29-35 www.iosrjournals.org

  • Makelo, N. S., & Makhamara, F. (2022). Innovation strategy and performance of meeting incentives conferences and exhibition tourism in Nairobi City County Kenya. The Strategic Journal of Business & Change Management, 9 (2), 444 – 453.

  • Makhamara F., H. and Bula., H. O.(2022) A Critical Review of Green Human Resource  Management and Environmental Sustainability in Firms. IOSR Journal of Business and Management (IOSR-JBM) e-ISSN: 2278-487X, p-ISSN: 2319-7668. Volume 24, Issue 10. Ser. IV (October. 2022), PP 43-51- 2022-10-22 | Journal article

  • Moi, E, Minja., ,D and Makhamara, F, (2020), Administration of Legal Issues in African Development for Global Sustainability. International Business Research. ISBN 978 9966-132-52- 9

  • Linkoi, F. K., & Makhamara, F. H. (2023) Employee Empowerment and Voice Practices and Staff Productivity in The Public Hospitals of Laikipia County, Kenya; Vol. 10, Iss.1, pp 786 – 800. March 27, 2023. www.strategicjournals.com, ©Strategic Journals

  • Moi, Edna Jemutai & Makhamara Felistus Hilda (2020). Democratic Governance and Public Policy in Kenya: Giving Voice to Citizens International Journal of Scientific and Management Research Volume 3 Issue 2 (March-April) 2020 ISSN: 2581-6888 Page: 01-08.

  • Makhamara F. H., (2019), Strategic Employee Welfare Services on Employee Performance in Level Five Public Hospitals in Kenya, Doctors Association of Eastern Africa Publication: The University Journal Volume 1 Issue 3 2019 ISSN 2519-0997

  • Ratemo Veronica1i, Makhamara F., Bula H, (2021), Career Development And Employee Performance In Kenya Forestry Research Institute Headquarters in Muguga, Kiambu County. International Journal of Economics, Commerce and Management, United Kingdom ISSN 2348 0386 Vol. IX, Issue 4, April 2021, Licensed under Creative Common Page 123 http://ijecm.co.uk

  • Ondere, B., and Makhamra, F., H. (2022): Career Development and Employee Performance in The Ministry of Interior and Co-Ordination of National Government in Nairobi City County, Kenya. Vol. 9, Iss. 2, pp 666 – 677. May 10, 2022. www.strategicjournals.com, ©Strategic Journals. The Strategic Journal of Business & Change Management. ISSN 2312-9492 (Online) 2414-8970 (Print). www.strategicjournals.com.

  • Obonyo, S., W; Makhamara Felistus (2021) Effects of Reward Practices on Employee Job Satisfaction of Kenya Airways, Nairobi City County, Kenya, European Journal of Social Sciences Studies - Volume 6 │ Issue 6 │ 2021. ISSN: 2501-8590 ISSN-L: 2501-8590 Available on-line at: www.oapub.org/soc.

  • Nderitu E., W., and Makhamara F. (2021) Recruitment And Selection and Performance of Private Secondary Schools in Nyeri County, Kenya, European Journal of Education Studies -Volume 8 │ Issue 9 │ 2021. ISSN: 2501 – 1111 ISSN-L: 2501 – 1111 Available on-line at: www.oapub.org/edu

  • Amoro, Ebbysibah; and Makhamara Felistus (2021). Work-Centered Life and Employee Performance at Geothermal Development Company in Nairobi City County, Kenya. European Journal of Human Resource Management Studies - Volume 5 │ Issue 3 │ 2021. DOI: 10.46827/ejhrms.v5i3.1146 Volume 5 │ Issue 3 │2021. European Journal of Social Sciences Studies (oapub.org)

  • Hannah Orwa Bula, and Makhamara Felistus Hilda, (2022)"Corporate Governance and Sustainable Development in Africa: Green Human Resource Management Approach," Universal Journal of Management, Vol. 10, No. 5, pp. 81 - 94, 2022. DOI: 10.13189/ujm.2022.100501.

  • Mukite,M. F., and Makhamara, H.,F. (2020). The Effect of Resource Utilization on the Performance of the Kenya Commercial Bank in Nairobi City County Kenya: A case of ministry of interior and co-ordination of National Government Kakamega County. The Strategic Journal of Business & Change Management, 7(3), 1082 –1095.

  • Makhamara, F.H., Waiganjo E.W., Kwasira, J. (2016) Influence of Strategic Employee Voice on Employee Performance in the Health Sector in Kenya; Strategic Journal of Business and Change Management, ISSN 2312-9492.

  • Makhamara, F.H., Waiganjo E.W., Kwasira, J. (2016) Influence of Strategic Recruitment and Selection on Employee Performance in the Health Sector in Kenya; Strategic Journal of Business and Change Management, ISSN 2312-9492.

  • Mutunga., M. J & Makhamara F. (2020) “E-invoicing and the performance of small and medium enterprises in Nairobi City County Kenya” The Strategic Journals of Business & Change Management. Volume 7, Issue 3,

  • Navalayo, P.W & Makhamara F., (2020) Performance appraisal on Employee performance at Kibabii University in Bungoma County, Kenya. Journal of International Business, Innovation and Strategic Management Volume 4, Issue 2, 2020, ISSN: 2617-1805

  • Macharia, R. N & Makhamara, F. H. (2020). Strategic Planning and Organization Planning in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Kenya. International journal of strategic management. Vol. 8 (10) pp 1 – 17.

  • Ngusya A.M. & Makhamara F.H. (2019) Business process re-engineering practices and organizational performance of selected commercial banks in Nairobi City County, Kenya. International journal of strategic management. Vol. 8 (18) pp 44 – 61

  • Simiyu, A., & Makhamara F., (2020) Strategic positioning and competitive advantage at G4S Kenya, Department of Business Administration, Kenyatta University. Kenya: International Journal of Innovative Social Sciences & Humanities Research 8(4):1-19, Oct.-www.seahipaj.org ISSN: 2354-2926

  • Ndai Judy N., and Makhamara F., (2021) Employee Commitment on Organization Performance at Timaflor company limited in Laikipia County, Kenya. Strategic Journal of Business and Change Management, ISSN issue 1 2021, PP132-149

  • Ratemo Veronica, Bula Hannah and Makhamara, F., (2021); Career Development And Employee Performance In Kenya Forestry Research Institute Headquarter In Muguga, Kiambu County; ISSN 23480386; Impact Factor: 6.932 International Journal of Economics, Commerce and Management

  • Makhamara, F.H., Mwathe J. and Bula, H., (2019), Strategic Employee Welfare Services on Employee Performance in Level Five Public Hospitals in Kenya, Doctors Association of Eastern Africa Publication: The University Journal Volume 1 Issue 3 2019 ISSN 2519-0997.

  • Makhamara, F., Bula, H., Warue, J.M. and Mugure, J., (2019). Strategic Employee Compensation and Reward on Employee Performance in Level Five Public Hospitals in County Governments in Kenya. International Business Research ISBN 978 9966-132-52-9.

  • Makhamara, F., Bula, H., Warue, J.M. and Mugure, J., (2019, Moderating effect of High Performance Work Practices on the Relationship between Trade Union and Productivity in TVET Institutions in Kenya. International Business Research ISBN 978 9966-132-52-9

  • Warue J; M; Makhamara F. and Gachunga (2019), Influence of Trade Unions management of Collective Bargaining Terms on Productivity in Technical and Evaluation Education Training Institutions in Kenya. International Business Research, ISBN 978 9966-132- 52-9

  • Moi, E., Iravo, M, Minja, D and Makhamara, F, (2019) Administration of Legal Issues in African Development for Global Sustainability. International Business Research. ISBN 978 9966-132-52-9

REVIEWED CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS / WORKSHOPS

  • Kimani., E. and Makhamara., F. (2022). Women Economic Empowerment international conference paper presented by Prof. Elishba Kimani and Dr. Felistus Makhamara on “Utilization of Mobile Telephones by Women in Support of Informal Business in Rural and Urban Markets, in Kiambu County – Kenya”. Paper presented at the 1st International Women’s Economic Empowerment Conference, 6th – 8th July, 2022
  • Khamala, John Shikuku & Makhamara Felistus The Influence of Workplace Environment on Judicial Service Employees’ Performance in Kitui County, Kenya. Paper presented at the 4th International Business Research and Industrial Conference (IBRIC) 23rd - 24th June 2022- Kenyatta University.
  • Beatrice Wakoli & Makhamara Hilda Training and Working Environment on Performance of Female Teachers in Secondary Schools in Bungoma Kenya. Paper presented at the 4th International Business Research and Industrial Conference (IBRIC) 23rd - 24th June 2022- Kenyatta University.
  • Felistus Hildah Makhamara and Edna Jemutai Moi, Green Training and Development Practices on Employee Performance in Selected Public Hospitals in Kenya. A Review of Empirical Studies. Paper presented at the 3rd International Business Research and Industrial Conference (IBRIC) 2021, held at Kenyatta University on 26th & 27th August 2021.
  • Susan Kafuto Obonyo and Felistus Hilda Makhamara. Human Resource Management Practices on Employee Job Satisfaction of Kenya Airways Nairobi City County, Kenya. Paper presented at the 3rd International Business Research and Industrial Conference (IBRIC) 2021, held at Kenyatta University on 26th & 27th August 2021.
  • Makhamara Felistus and Chikamai, Maureen Mutsachi. Influence of Strategic Organizational Control on Performance of TeaCompanies in Nandi County, Kenya. The
    Paper presented at the 3rd International Business Research and Industrial Conference (IBRIC) 2021, held at Kenyatta University on 26th & 27th August 2021.
  • Makhamara, Felistus Hilda and Moi, Edna Jemutai (2020) : Reshaping the future of human Resources Management Strategies and the County Governments in Kenya. 2ND International Business Research and Industrial Conference 3rd-4th Dec., 2020 at Kenyatta University. Conference Programme http://www.ku.ac.ke/ibric/wp-content/uploads/2020/12/IBRIC-2020-Programme.pdf.
  • Simiyu, A., & Makhamara F., (2020) Strategic positioning and competitive advantage At G4S Kenya, International Business Research. ISBN 978 9966-321-327. . 3rd International Business Research and Industrial Conference (IBRIC) 2021, held at Kenyatta University on 26th & 27th August 2021.
  • Fidelis Mukisu Mukite & Felistus H. Makhamara (2020) Strategy Implementation and the Performance of Kenya Commercial Bank, Nairobi City County, Kenya. 2ND International Business Research and Industrial Conference 3rd-4th Dec., 2020 at Kenyatta University. Conference Programme http://www.ku.ac.ke/ibric/wp-content/uploads/2020/12/IBRIC-2020-Programme.pdf
  • Makhamara, F., Warua., W, and Gachunga (2019) Trade Unions’ Management of Collective Bargaining Terms on Productivity in Technical and Vocational Education Training Institutions in Kenya .Paper presented at the 1st International Business Research and Industrial Conference 20th-21st, 2019 at Kenyatta University Northcoast Beach Hotel,Mombasa, Kenya.
  • Makhamara, F, Moi, E, and Minja.,D, (2019). Administration of Legal Issues in African Development for Global Sustainability. Kenya. Paper presented at International Business Research and Industrial Conference 20th-21st, 2019 at Kenyatta University Northcoast Beach Hotel, Mombasa, Kenya.
  • Makhamara., F., Bula., H., and Mwathe W., (2019). Strategic Reward and Compensation on performance of Level Five Public Hospitals in County Governments in Kenya. Paper presented at International Business Research and Industrial Conference 20th- 21st, 2019 atKenyatta University Northcoast Beach Hotel, Mombasa, Kenya.
  • Makhamara., F., Bula., H., Mugure and Mwathe (2019). Moderating effect of Higher performance Work Practices on the Relationship between Trade Unions and Productivity in TVET Institutions in Kenya. Paper presented at 1st International Business Research and Industrial Conference 20th-21st, 2019 at Kenyatta University Northcoast Beach Hotel, Mombasa, Kenya.
  • Moi, Edna Jemutai & Makhamara Felistus - Democratic Governance and Public Policy in Kenya: Giving Voice to Citizens. . 3rd International Business Research and Industrial Conference (IBRIC) 2021, held at Kenyatta University on 26th & 27th August 2021.
  • Faith Linkoi Kaesha D53/0L/CTY/28616/2019- Employee Relations Practices and Employee Productivity in The Public Hospitals of Laikipia County, Kenya