Qualification: Ph.D, MBA, MKIM
Position:
Senior Lecturer in Entrepreneurship and Management  
Department: Business Administration
Contact Address: P.O. Box 43844 , 00100 Nairobi
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Research ID: AAV-4183-2020.

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Dr. Muathe holds an earned PhD in Entrepreneurship and Management (Kenyatta University), MBA (Management) (USIU-A) and BEd (A) (Business Studies and Economics) from Kenyatta University, Kenya. He is a Full Member of The Kenya Institute of Management (KIM). In addition Dr. Muathe is the current Chairman Board of Management at Mutwamwaki Mixed day Secondary school. Dr. Muathe has over 11 years experience in teaching, research and Consultancy work in areas of Business management, Business Planning, Micro, Small and Medium enterprises, Project Monitoring and Evaluation, In addition he serves as an Internal and External examiner of MBA Projects, MSc and PhD theses. 

Articles in Refereed Journals

Publication with Colleagues

  1. Hakizimana, S. Muathe, S., Muraguri, C.W., & Muithya, V., (2023). Fintech Startups: What does the Future hold for Financial Institutions in Kenya? International Journal of Social Science and Education Research Studies. 3 (7), 1327-1345. DOI: https://doi.org/10.55677/ijssers/V03I7Y2023-22 , Impact Factor: 5.574 
  2. Hakizimana, S., Muathe, S. & Muraguri, C.W., (2023). Innovative Fintech Startups: What does the Future hold for Financial Institutions in Kenya? International Journal of Social Science and 5 Education Research Studies. 03 (07) 1327-1346. DOI: https://doi.org/10.55677/ijssers/V03I7Y2023-22 
  3. Muathe. S.M., Dushime, E., & Kavinda, L. (2023). Elevating SMEs Performance through Entrepreneurial Innovation and Government Regulations in Bujumbura, Burundi. International Journal of Research and Innovation in Social Science. 7(5), 194-208. DOI: https://doi.org/10.47772/IJRISS.2023.70518 
  4. Muathe, S., Sang, P., Kavinda, L., Letema, S., Maina, S., & Chelule, K., (2022). Walking the startups journey in Kenya: Documentation of successes and Pitfalls between 2010- 2020.International Journal of Research in Business and Social Science 11(8), 387-400
  5. Otieno, V. & Muathe, S. (2022). A Comparative Study on Asia and Europe on Start-ups Led Innovations as a Vehicle for Development: Any Lesson for Africa Continental Free Trade Area
  6. Muathe, S., Sang, P., Kosimbei, G. Letema, S. Nyachae, S., Kiriago, S., Chelule, K., Ouko, E., Mutua, M., & Maina, S. (2022). Understanding Startups Ecosystem in Kenya: Drivers, Challenges, and Opportunities. Journal of Business and Management Sciences, Vol. 10, (3), 138-146
  7. Kori, B., & Muathe, S., (2022). Diversity and Financial Inclusion: The Role of Microfinance Institutions in the Growth of SMEs in Kenya. International Journal of Economics, Commerce and Management 10 (6), 115-129
  8. Muathe, S. & Otieno, V, (2022) Startups Incubation And Accelerators in Africa; Are Start-Ups Scaling Up in Kenya? American International Journal of Social Science Research. 11 (1) pp. 23-28
  9. Gathiira, & Muathe, S., (2021). Separation Planning, Human Resource Practices and Pre-retiree Decisions: Making Retirement Preparedness Work. Journal of Human Resource Management. 24 (2) pp. 36-58
  10. Muathe, S.M.A. & Muraguri-Makau, C.W., (2020). Entrepreneurial Spirit: Acceptance and Adoption of E-Commerce in the Health Sector in Kenya. International Journal of Business, Economics and Management Works; Vol. 7, Issue 08.PP. 08-14
  11. Mutuku, M.K., & Muathe S.M.A., (2020). Nexus analysis: Internet of Things and Business Performance. International Journal of Research in Business and Social Science; 9. No.4, PP. 175-181
  12. Mwencha, P.M. & Muathe, S.M. (2019). A Principal Component Analysis of Customers' Perceived Risks for Online Retailing Services: Evidence from Kenya. Journal of Customer Behaviour 18 (3), 167-214
  13. Mwencha P.M., Thuo, J.K. & Muathe, S.M. (2019).An Assessment of the State of e-commerce in Kenya. Eastern African Journal of Contemporary Research 1(1) PP 70-81
  14. Mwencha, P.M. & Muathe, S.M. (2018). Customers’ Perceptions as an Antecedent of Satisfaction with Online Retailing Services. Journal of Marketing and Consumer Behaviour in Emerging Markets, Vol. 1 Issues 7. PP. 4 – 27. (ISSN 2449-6634)
  15. Ochoti, G. N, Muathe, S., Kibet, P. R., Maronga, E., & Ochoti, F. O. (2013) Corporate Social Responsibility, Client Satisfaction and Competitive advantage in Retail Banking Institutions in Kenya. International Journal of Arts and Commerce Vol. 2 No. 2 (Online)

Publication with students

  1. Muathe, S.M.A. & Otieno, V. (2023). Accelerating Growth of Businesses through Networking Services, Incubation Infrastructure and Management Mentoring: A Perspective of Startups in Kenya. International Journal of Research in Business and Social Science 12(6) (2023) 318-326. https://doi.org/10.20525/ijrbs.v12i6.2785 
  2. Vita, MK. & Muathe, S.M. (2023).The Role of Technology Adoption, Tax Base Expansion, Taxpayers' Education, Customer Service, and Strategy Communication on the Organizational Performance of Kenya Revenue Authority International Journal of Organizational Leadership 12(2023) 277-294
  3. Nangole, C.W., & Muathe, S.M. (2023).Strategic Leadership, Strategic Resources Allocation, Strategic Incentive and Performance of Public Secondary Schools in Bungoma, County.Kenya. Journal of Business and Management Sciences, 11 (4), 229- 239. DOI:10.12691/jbms-11-4-2
  4. Karitu, B., & Muathe, S., (2023). The New Venture Creation Approach: The Role of Business Incubators in Kenya International Journal of Research and Innovation in Social Science.7(5). 1431-1441. DOI: https://doi.org/10.47772/IJRISS.2023.70609
  5. Otieno, V., & Muathe, S., (2023). A Reflection Approach on Business Incubation Services: Accelerating Startup Businesses in Kenya. International Journal of Research and Innovation in Social Science.7(5). 1375-1400. DOI: https://doi.org/10.47772/IJRISS.2023.70605
  6. Wangondu, W., & Muathe, S.M.A., (2023). Seed Capital and Performance: Reflections and Way Forward for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises in Kenya. International Journal of Research and Innovation in Social Science. 7(5), 275-283. DOI: https://doi.org/10.47772/IJRISS.2023.70523
  7. Wangondu, W., & Muathe, S.M.A., (2023). Seed Capital and Performance: Reflections and Way Forward for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises in Kenya. International Journal of Research and Innovation in Social Science. 7(5), 275-283. DOI: https://doi.org/10.47772/IJRISS.2023.70523
  8. Hakizimana, S., Makau, S.M. & Kavinda, L. (2023). Business Development Services and Government Regulations: Prospects and Challenges of Youth-Owned Enterprises in Kigali Rwanda. International Journal of Business and Social Science Research. 4 (3).10-23
  9. Hakizimana, S., Makau, S.M. & Kavinda, L. (2023). Business Development Services and Government Regulations: Prospects and Challenges of Youth-Owned Enterprises in Kigali Rwanda. International Journal of Business and Social Science Research. 4 (3).10-23
  10. Hakizimana, S., Makau, S.M. & Kavinda, L. (2023). Business Development Services and Government Regulations: Prospects and Challenges of Youth-Owned Enterprises in Kigali Rwanda. International Journal of Business and Social Science Research. 4 (3).10-23
  11. Dushime, J. & Muathe, S. (2023). Refugee Entrepreneurship: Talent Displacement, Integration and Social-Economic Inclusion in Kenya. International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Business Development. 6 (1) 25-35
  12. Dushime, J. & Muathe, S. (2023). Refugee Entrepreneurship: Talent Displacement, Integration and Social-Economic Inclusion in Kenya. International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Business Development. 6 (1) 25-35
  13. Dushime, J. & Muathe, S. (2023). Refugee Entrepreneurship: Talent Displacement, Integration and Social-Economic Inclusion in Kenya. International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Business Development. 6 (1) 25-35
  14. Nakalembe, I. Dushime, J. Makuei, Y., Kwitonda, A., Hakizimana, S., & Muathe, S. (2023). Financing Start-ups, the Need, Relevance, Facets and Constraints in Kenya Start-ups Ecosystem. International Journal of Academic Research in Business and Social Sciences. 13 (1) pp. 843- 857
  15. Nakalembe, I. Dushime, J. Makuei, Y., Kwitonda, A., Hakizimana, S., & Muathe, S. (2023). Financing Start-ups, the Need, Relevance, Facets and Constraints in Kenya Start-ups Ecosystem. International Journal of Academic Research in Business and Social Sciences. 13 (1) pp. 843- 857
  16. Niyonsaba, B., Muathe, S. M. A., & Namusonge, M. (2022). Government Entrepreneurial Interventions, Individual Characteristics, and Growth of Youth-Owned Micro and Small Enterprises in Kigali City, Rwanda. American International Journal of Social Science Research. 13 (1) 9-24
  17. Niyonsaba, B., Muathe, S. M. A., & Namusonge, M. (2022). Growth of Youth Owned Micro and Small Enterprises in Kigali City, Rwanda: What is the Role of Government Entrepreneurial Interventions? Economics and Business Quarterly Reviews, 5(4), 190-204. DOI: 10.31014/aior.1992.05.04.469
  18. Niyonsaba, B., Muathe, S. M. A., & Namusonge, M. (2022). Growth of Youth Owned Micro and Small Enterprises in Kigali City, Rwanda: What is the Role of Government Entrepreneurial Interventions? Economics and Business Quarterly Reviews, 5(4), 190-204. DOI: 10.31014/aior.1992.05.04.469
  19. Kanini, K.S., Bula, H.O., & Muathe, SMA. (2022). Social Capital and Performance of Manufacturing MSMEs in Kenya. Advances in Economics and Business, 10(4), 59 - 71. DOI: 10.13189/aeb.2022.100401
  20. Wandie, R.W. & Muathe, S.M., (2022). What enhances service Delivery in Public Hospitals in Kenya? The role of Total Quality Management Practices. International Journal of Research in Business & Social Science. Vol. 11, (7), 01-08
  21. Ntoiti K.M. & Makau S.M. (2022). Understanding Strategy Implementation: Progress along Performance of Meru County Government in Kenya. European Scientific Journal, ESJ, 18 (32), 52. https://doi.org/10.19044/esj.2022.v18n32p52
  22. Kaberia, S.K., Muathe, S.M., & & Bula, H., (2022) "Social Capital, Firm Performance, Operating Business Environment," The Journal of Entrepreneurial Finance: Vol. 24: No. 4,pp.47- 80.DOI: https://doi.org/10.57229/2373-1761.1445
  23. Nyaboga J.M., & Muathe, S.M. (2022). Employees Motivation and Health Workers Performance in Public Hospitals in Kenya. Journal of Business and Management Sciences, Vol. 10, No. 4, 180-191
  24. Muthoka, R. K., Kilika, J. M., & Muathe, S. M. A. (2022). Partner Related Motives and Strategic Alliance Formation: Evidence from Small and Medium Enterprises in Kenya. Economics and Business Quarterly Reviews, 5(3), 113-129. ISSN 2775-9237 DOI: 10.31014/aior.1992.05.03.441
  25. Muthoka, R. K., Kilika, J. M., & Muathe, S. M. A. (2022). Partner Related Motives and Strategic Alliance Formation: Evidence from Small and Medium Enterprises in Kenya. Economics and Business Quarterly Reviews, 5(3), 113-129. ISSN 2775-9237 DOI: 10.31014/aior.1992.05.03.441
  26. Muthoka R.K., Kilika J.M., & Muathe S.M.A. (2022). Alliance Motives among Manufacturing SMES: Evidence from an Emerging Economy. European Scientific Journal, ESJ, 18 (22), 180. https://doi.org/10.19044/esj.2022.v18n22p180
  27. Dushime J., Nakalembe I., Makuei Y., Kwitonda A., Hakizimana S., & Muathe S.(2022). Microfinance Institutions as a Vehicle for Poverty Eradication in Developing Countries: Evidence from the East African Community Member States. European Scientific Journal, ESJ, 18 (22), 207. https://doi.org/10.19044/esj.2022.v18n22p207
  28. Kaberia, S. K., & Muathe,S.M.A.,(2022). Economic Empowerment of the Poor: Myths and Facts about Microfinance Institutions in Africa. International Journal of Social Science and Education Research Studies.2(6) pp. 179-186
  29. Karitu, B., Wangondu, W., & Muathe, S., (2022). A Theoretical Route towards Conceptualization of Start-ups in Emerging Markets: A Kenyan Perspective. International Journal of Research in Business and Social Science.11 (4) pp. 2147-4478
  30. Muthoka, R., Kilika, J. & Muathe, S., (2022).What Sustains Performance in a Strategic Alliance? The Role of Level of Collaboration. Journal of Business and Management Sciences 10 (3), 113-123
  31. Walela, E., Omagwa, J., & Muathe, S. (2022). Financial Risk, Firm Size and Financial Distress: Turbulent Times for Firms Listed at the Nairobi Securities Exchange, Kenya. Advanced Journal of Social Science, 10 (1), 88–102. https://doi.org/10.21467/ajss.10.1.88-102
  32. Walela, E., Omagwa, J., & S., (2022). Credit Risk and Financial Distress of Firms listed at the Nairobi Securities Exchange, Kenya . African Multidisciplinary Journal of Research. 7 (1), pp.298-318
  33. Awino, P.O., Kilika, JM & Muathe, S.M.A., (2022). Strategic Implications of Carrying out Public Sector Reforms in a National Police Service Organization: An Empirical Investigation of National Police Service in Kenya. Journal of Business and Management Sciences. 10 (2), pp.57-69.
  34. Kaumbulu, A.K, Muathe, S., & James. R., (2022). Governance, Quality and Operating Environment Contagious in Sustainability: Understanding Project Sustainability from Youth Empowerment Perspective in Kenya. Asian Journal of Economics, Finance and Management. 7 (2), pp.7-23
  35. Walela, E., Omagwa, J. & S., (2022). The Mediating effect of Firm Growth on the relationship between Financial Risk and Financial Distress of Firms listed at the Nairobi Securities Exchange, Kenya. African Multidisciplinary Journal of Research. 7 (1), pp.319-343
  36. Wanjogo, J.W. & Muathe, S.M., (2022). Gaining Competitive Advantage through Generic Strategies in Medical Training Colleges in Kenya. International Journal of Research in Business and Social Science. 11 (2), pp. 29-41
  37. Ouma, O.C., & Muathe, S.M., (2022). What do strategic responses achieve? An analysis of performance of telecommunication firms in Kenya. International Journal of Research in Business and Social Science. 11 (2), pp. 104-118
  38. Dushime, E., Muathe, S. & Kavindah, L (2022). New paradigms on performance of SMEs: The reflection on entrepreneurial innovation in Burundi. International Journal of Research in Business and Social Science. 11 (1) pp. 24-32
  39. Awino, P.O., Kilika, JM & Muathe, S.M.A., (2022). Organization health conceptualized as an emergent capability in a public sector reform program: Empirical and practical implications. International Journal of Research in Business and Social Science. 11 (2), pp. 16-28
  40. Nakabugo, M.J. Muathe, S., & Mwasiaji, E., (2022). Microfinance Services and Government Regulations: Reflections on Performance of Small Holder Coffee Entrepreneurs in Uganda. The Journal of Entrepreneurial Finance. (1), pp. 1-26
  41. Muthoka, R., Kilika, J. & Muathe, S. (2021). Strategic Alliance among Small and Medium Enterprises: Firm Based Motives in the Manufacturing Sector in Kenya. International Journal of Economics, Commerce and Management. 9 (11), pp. 334-359
  42. Gathiira, & Muathe, S., (2021). Separation Planning, Human Resource Practices and Pre-retiree Decisions: Making Retirement Preparedness Work. Journal of Human Resource Management. 24 (2) pp. 36-58
  43. Osman, O., & Muathe, S.M.A., (2021).Performance of Commercial Banks in Kenya: Does Market Entry Strategies Matter? Journal of Business and Management Sciences. Vol. 9 Issues 3 pp. 123-129
  44. Kamau, O., Muathe, S.M.A., & Wainaina, L., (2021).Teachers’ Turnover Intentions: Role of HRM Practices in Public Secondary Schools in Kenya. Cogent Business & Management Vol. 8 Issues 1 pp.1-24
  45. Lemuna, M.M., & Muathe, S. (2021) Strategic Planning Practices and Performance: The Story So Far in Parliamentary Service Commission in Kenya. European Scientific Journal, ESJ, Vol.17, Issue 27, pp 261-281
  46. Mwangi, S., & Muathe, S. (2021) Agency Banking Value Innovation: A leap into Financial Performance of Microfinance Institutions in Kenya. International Journal of Economics, Commerce and Management. Vol 9. Issue 8 pp. 218-237
  47. Kimiti, P.G., Muathe, S.M.A., & Murigi, E. M (2021) Cost Leadership Strategy: A New Game Strategy for Competitive Advantage in Milk Processing Firms in Kenya. European Scientific Journal, ESJ, Vol. 17. Issue 23. pp. 296-306
  48. Kahihu, P.K., Wachira, D.M & Muathe, S.M. (2021) Managing Market Risk for Financial Performance: Experience from Micro Finance Institution in Kenya. Journal of Financial Regulation and Compliance. 6
  49. Muithya, V.M., Muathe, S. & Kinyua, G. (2021) Undoing Performance in Microfinance Institutions: Reflections on Regulatory Framework in Kenya. The Journal of Entrepreneurial Finance Vol. 23. Issue 1. Pp. 17-29.
  50. Muithya, V.M., Muathe, S.M.A. & Kinyua, G. (2021) Too Much of a Good Thing? Strategic Innovation Orientation, Customer Satisfaction and Performance of Licensed Microfinance Institutions in Kenya. International Journal of Economics, Commerce and Management. Vol. 9. Issues 6 pp. 287-303
  51. Kamau, O., Muathe, S. & Wainaina, L., (2021). Demographic factors and turnover intentions of teachers in public secondary schools in Kenya. International Journal of Research in Business and Social Science. Vol.10.No. 4 pp. 363-374. https://doi.org/10.20525/ijrbs.v10i4.984
  52. Kiratu, D. & Muathe, S., (2021). Village Savings and Lending Associations: A Roadmap for Small-Scale Entrepreneurs Capital Formation in Kenya. Journal of Applied Economics and Business, Vol. 9, Issue 2 ,pp.5-21
  53. Karugu, P.K, Muturi, D.W., & Muathe, S.M.A., (2021). Microfinance in Africa: Interest Rate, Financial Leverage, and Financial Performance: Experience and Lessons in Kenya. Journal of Applied Economics and Business, Vol. 9, Issue 2-pp.22-44
  54. Alumas, S. & Muathe S., (2021). Mobile Credit and Performance: Experience and Lessons from Micro and Small Enterprises in Kenya. Journal of Applied Finance & Banking, Vol. 11, No. 4, 135-161. ISSN: 1792-6580 (print version), 1792- 6599(online)https://doi.org/10.47260/jafb/1146
  55. Dushime, E., Muathe, S. & Kavindah, l. (2021).The Interplay of Entrepreneurial Innovation, Government Regulation and Performance: any Lessons for The SMEs. A Theoretical Review. European Scientific Journal, ESJ, 17(12), 235-257. https://doi.org/10.19044/esj.2021.v17n12p235
  56. Mwaniki, M.G., & Muathe, MAS. (2021).Organizational Conflict Management: The All Important Public Universities Performance Strategy Under Neglect in Kenya, European Scientific Journal, ESJ, 17(12),181-209.https://doi.org/10.19044/esj.2021.v17n12p181
  57. Nakabugo, M.J., Muathe, S., & Mwasiaji, E.,, (2021). Conceptualizing Microfinance Services, Government Regulation and Performance in the Context of Coffee Entrepreneurs: A Theoretical Review. International Journal of Business and Management; Vol. 16, No. 4; pp 1- 11. https://doi.org/10.5539/ijbm.v16n4p1
  58. Kori, B.M., Muathe, S.M.A. & Maina, S. M., (2021). Strategic Intelligence and Financial Performance in the Commercial Banks in Kenya. International Journal of Academic Research in Business and Social Sciences, 11(3), pp 243-257. http://dx.doi.org/10.6007/IJARBSS/v11-i3/8930
  59. Wambui, R., & Muathe, S., (2021). From Attention to Action: Entrepreneurial Networks and Performance of Women-Owned Enterprises: A Theoretical Review. International Journal of Business and Management; Vol. 16, No. 2; pp 82-95. https://doi.org/10.5539/ijbm.v16n2p82
  60. Kori, B.W., Muathe, S.M.A., & Maina, S.M., (2021). Strategic Intelligence and Firm Performance: An Analysis of the Mediating Role of Dynamic Capabilities from Commercial Banks in Kenya. Journal of Business and Management Sciences, Vol. 9, no. 1 pp 1-11. doi: 10.12691/jbms-9-1-1.
  61. Kaberia, S. K. & Muathe, S.M.A., (2021).Effect of Covid-19 Pandemic on Performance of Women Owned Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises in Kenya. International Journal of Social Science Studies. 9, No.  1 PP.7-21
  62. Moga, S. K.-E., & Muathe, S. M. A., (2020). Performance of Firms in the Service Industry in Kenya: Does Core Competencies Matter in Micro-Cap Holding? International Journal of Academic Research in Business and Social Sciences, 10(12), 277–295
  63. Kaumbulu, A. K., Muathe, S. M., & James, R. (2020). Operating Environment and Sustainability of Youth Empowerment Projects in Makueni County, Kenya. International Journal of Academic Research in Business and Social Sciences, 10(12), 264–276.
  64. Mburu, M. I., Mwangi, L. W., & Muathe, S. M. (2020). Changing Landscape in Credit Management and Loan Performance: The Role of Central Bank Regulations in the Context of Commercial Banks in Kenya. International Journal of Academic Research in Business and Social Sciences, 10(12), 116–127
  65. Kaumbulu, A.K., Muathe, S.M., & James, R. (2020). Governance Issues, Quality and Sustainability: Fact or Fallacy in Youth Empowerment Projects in Kenya. International Journal of Economics, Commerce and Management. Vol 8. Issues 10. PP 426-437
  66. Kaumbulu, A.K., Muathe, S., & James, R. (2020).Sustainability of Youth Empowerment Projects: The Role of Project Governance in Makueni County, Kenya. Journal of Economics and Sustainable Development. Vol.11 Issues 20. PP. 122-136
  67. Kori, B. W., Muathe, S. M. A., & Maina, S. M. (2020). Banks Regulation and Performance in the Context of Commercial Banks in Kenya. International Journal of Academic Research in Business and Social 10(10), 65-79.
  68. Kaumbulu, A.K., Muathe, S.M., & James, R., (2020). Governance Strategy and Sustainability: The Role of Project Operating Environment of Youth Empowerment Projects in Kenya. International Journal of Research.Vol.7 Issue 9 PP. 116-131
  69. Karugu, K.P., Muturi, W.D. &. Muathe, S.M.A. (2020) Market Risks, Firms’ Size and Financial Performance: Reality or Illusion in Microfinance Institutions in Kenya. International Journal of Economics and Finance; Vol. 12, No.11.pp. 118-129
  70. Kimiti, P.G., Muathe, S. M. A., & Murigi, E.M., (2020). Gender of Respondents and Performance of Functional Areas of Milk Processing Firms in Kenya, International Journal of Economics, Commerce and Management., VIII, Issue 9, PP. 393-400
  71. Kori, B. W., Muathe, S. M. A., & Maina, S. M. (2020). Strategic Intelligence Practices and Performance of the Banking Industry: The Role of Regulatory Framework in Commercial Banks in Kenya. International Journal of Economics, Commerce and Management., VIII, Issue 9, PP. 246-265
  72. Kamau, O.M., Muathe, S.M.A., & Wainaina, L., (2020). Logit Test of Turnover Intentions of Teachers Professionals. The Role of HRM Practices and Community Embeddedness in Public Secondary Schools in Murang’a County Kenya. European Scientific Journal, Vol.16, No.25. 108-124
  73. Kimiti, P.G., Muathe, S. M. A., & Murigi, E.M. (2020). Cost Leadership Strategy, Competitive Advantage, and Performance: A Cross-Sectional Study in the Context of Milk Processing Firms in Kenya. International Journal of Management, Innovation & Entrepreneurial Research, Vol. 6, No 2, PP 64-76
  74. Kamau, O. M., Muathe, S. M. A., & Wainaina, L. (2020). HRM Practices, Employee Engagement and Teachers Turnover Intentions: A Cross- Sectional Study from Public Secondary Schools in Kenya. International Journal of Academic Research in Business and Social Sciences, 10(9), 257-271.
  75. Kori, B. W., Muathe, S., & Maina, S. M. (2020). Financial and Non-Financial Measures in Evaluating Performance: The Role of Strategic Intelligence in the Context of Commercial Banks in Kenya. International Business Research; Vol.13, No.10. 130-142
  76. Kimiti, P.G., Muathe, S. M. A., & Murigi, E.M., (2020). Nexus between Cost Leadership Strategy and Performance: Fact or Fallacy in Milk Processing Firms in Kenya. International Business Research; 13, No. 10; PP. 1-.12
  77. Muithya, V. & Muathe, S., (2020). Dynamic Capabilities and Performance in the Context of Microfinance Institutions in Kenya: An Exploratory Study. International Journal of Business, Economics and Management Works Vol. 7, Issue 08, PP. 15-29
  78. Mburu, I. M., Mwangi, L.W., & Muathe, S. M. A. (2020). Credit Management Practices and Loan Performance: Empirical Evidence from Commercial Banks in Kenya. International Journal of Current Aspects in Finance, Banking and Accounting; Vol. 2 Issue 1. PP 51-63
  79. Kaluai, F.K. & Muathe, S., (2020). Effect of Project Management Practices on Performance of Women Economic Empowerment in Kiambu and Nairobi Counties, Kenya. Business Management and Strategy. Vol. 11, No. 2.PP. 22-42
  80. Yabarow, M. M. & Muathe, S. M. A.(2020), "Organisational Structure and Strategy Implementation: Empirical Evidence from Oil Marketing Companies in Kenya", International Journal of Management and Applied Research, Vol. 7, No. 1, pp. 42-54
  81. Gathiira, G. Muathe, S., Kilika, J. (2020) Mediating Role of Employee Decision on Relationship Between Employee Separation Planning and Retirement Preparedness in Kenya.  International Journal of Business Administration. Vol. 11, No. 4; PP 82-97.  
  82. Njuguna, M.W., & Muathe, S. (2020). Strategic Choice and Performance Empirical Evidence from Mission Hospitals in Kiambu County Kenya. European Scientific Journal. Vol.16, No.16. PP. 139-153
  83. Ali A. S., & Muathe, SMA (2020) Facilitation Strategy and Performance of Donor Assisted Water Supply and Sanitation Development Projects in Wajir County, Kenya. IOSR Journal of Business and Management (IOSR-JBM) Volume 22, Issue 7. PP 25-38.
  84. Ochego, E.M., Omagwa, J & Muathe, S. (2020) Corporate Governance Strategy and Firm Value in the Context of Commercial Banks in Kenya. International Journal of Business, Economics and Management Works, 7, Issue 04, PP. 05-07. ISSN-e: 2410-3500 https://www.ijbemw.com
  85. Gathiira, G., Muathe, S., & Kilika, J. (2020). Organization’s Human Resource Practices: Determinants of Employees Retirement Preparedness in the Context of Kenya. Journal of Human Resource Management, 8(3): PP. 152-162.
  86. Onsongo, S.K., Muathe, S, & Mwangi, L., (2020). Financial Risk and Financial Performance: Evidence and Insights from Commercial and Services Listed Companies in Nairobi Securities Exchange, Kenya. International Journal of Financial Studies. Vol. 8, No. 3, pp. 51
  87. Yabarow, M. M. & Muathe, S. M. A. (2020), "Organisational Structure and Strategy Implementation: Empirical Evidence from Oil Marketing Companies in Kenya", International Journal of Management and Applied Research, Vol. 7, No. 1, pp. 42-54. https://doi.org/10.18646/2056.71.20-003
  88. Ndegwa, P.W., Kilika, J.M. & Muathe, S.M.A., (2020).The Moderating Role of External Environment on the Relationship between Resource Isolating Mechanism and Sustainable Competitive Advantage, International Journal of Management. Volume 10, Issue 3, ISSN Print: 0976-6502 and ISSN Online: 0976-6510
  89. Ochego, E.M., Omagwa, J. &   Muathe, S. (2019) corporate governance, financial performance and firm Value: a case of commercial banks in Kenya. International Journal of Finance & Banking Studies 8 (4), 41-48 ISSN: 2147-4486
  90. Onsongo, S.K., Muathe, S, & Mwangi, L (2019) Firm Size, Operational Risk and Performance: Evidence from Commercial and Services Companies Listed in Nairobi Securities Exchange. International Journal of Current Aspects 3 (VI), PP 372-379, ISSN 2616-6976
  91. Malongo, K.I., Muathe, S., & Waithaka, S.T. (2019). The Moderating Effect of Organizational Characteristics on the Relationship between Information Technology Integration and Performance: Empirical Evidence from Selected Public Hospitals in Kenya. International Journal of Management & Information Technology, 14, 3359-3367. https://doi.org/10.24297/ijmit.v15i0.8429
  92. Marangu, K. Muathe, S., & Mwangi, L. (2019) Secondary Equity Offer Announcements and Share Returns at Nairobi Securities Exchange, Kenya. International Journal of Financial Research 10, No. 6; PP 95-107 ISSN 1923-4023 E-ISSN 1923-4031. http://ijfr.sciedupress.com. doi:10.5430/ijfr.v10n6p95 URL:https://doi.org/10.5430/ijfr.v10n6p95
  93. Muathe, S., Waithaka, S.T. & Iloka, K.I. (2019), “The Mediating Role of User Perception on the Relationship between Information Technology Integration and Performance of Selected Public Hospitals in Kenya.” Journal of Business and Management Sciences, vol. 7, no. 2 84-90. doi: 10.12691/jbms-7-2-4.
  94. Wanjiru, A.I., Muathe, S.M & Kinyua-Njuguna, J. W. (2019) Corporate Growth Strategies, External Operating Environment and Firm Performance: An Empirical Survey of Large Manufacturing Firms in Nairobi City County, Kenya, Journal of Management and Strategy. Vol 10, No 4. http://jms.sciedupress.com ISSN 1923-3965 (Print)   ISSN 1923-3973 (Online), DOI: https://doi.org/10.5430/jms.v10n4p21
  95. Wanjiru, A.I., Muathe, S.M, & Kinyua-Njuguna, J.W., (2019). Moderating Effect of External Operating Environment on the Relationship between Corporate Strategies and Performance of Manufacturing Firms in Nairobi City County, Kenya. IISTE European Journal of Business and Management, 11 (14), 34-44.
  96. Mutuku, M.K., Muathe, S., & James, R. (2019) Effect of E-customization Capability on Financial Performance of Commercial Banks in Kenya. International Journal of Finance & Banking Studies. 8 No. 1, ISSN: 2147-4486. www.ssbfnet.com/ojs DOI: https://doi.org/10.20525/ijfbs.v8.i1.298
  97. Mutuku, M.K., Muathe, S. & James, R. (2019).Mediating Effect of Competitive Advantage on the Relationship between E-commerce Capability and Performance: Empirical Evidence from Commercial Banks in Kenya. European Journal of Business and Management, Vol.11, No.17, ISSN 2222-1905 (Paper) ISSN 2222-2839 (Online) DOI: 10.7176/EJBM
  98. Kaberia S. K., & Muathe, S.M.A., (2019). Nexus between Social Capital and Firm Performance: A Critical Literature Review and Research Agenda. International Journal of Business and Management 14, No. 8; ISSN 1833-3850 E-ISSN 1833-8119 doi:10.5539/ijbm.v14n8p70 URL: https://doi.org/10.5539/ijbm.v14n8p70
  99. Nkuru, F.N., Muathe, S.M.A. & Simiyu, E. (2019). The Effect of Firms' Inclusion in the NSE 20 Share Index on Share Performance in Kenya, International Organization of Scientific Research. 10, Issue 3. PP 73-83. e-ISSN: 2321-5933, p-ISSN: 2321-5925. www.iosrjournals.org. DOI : 10.9790/5933-1003037383
  100. Tawane, I A., & Muathe, S.M., (2019). Strategy Implementation and Growth of Small and Medium Enterprises in Garissa County, Kenya. Eastern Africa Journal of Contemporary Research, 1(2), 79-88. ISSN: 2663-7367 (Online) & ISSN: 2663-7359 (Print)
  101. Wafula, J.A. & Muathe, S.M. (2019). The Role of Strategic Management in the Performance of Turkana County Government, Kenya. Eastern Africa Journal of Contemporary Research, Vol. 1(2), pp. 120-125. ISSN: 2663-7367 (Online) & ISSN: 2663-7359 (Print)
  102. Wanjiru, A. I., Muathe, S. M., & Kinyua-Njuguna, J. W. (2019). The Mediating Effect of Competitive Advantage on the Relationship between Corporate Strategies and Performance of Manufacturing Firms in Nairobi City County, Kenya. Journal of Business & Management, Vol. 21 Issues 4, Series 1
  103. Gathiira, T.G. Muathe, S.M.A. & Kilika, J.M. (2019). Psychosocial Programmes and Employees Retirement Preparedness: Empirical Evidence from the Educational Sector in Kenya. International Journal of Business Administration. http://ijba.sciedupress.com Vol. 10, No. 2; doi:10.5430/ijba.v10n2p82URL: https://doi.org/10.5430/ijba.v10n2p82
  104. Kyengo, J. M., Muathe, S. M. A., & Kinyua, G.M., ( 2019).Empirical Analysis of the Effect of Operational Capability on Performance of Food Processing Firms in Nairobi City County, Kenya – International Journal of Economics and Management Studies. Vol.6 Issue 5. ISSN: 2393 - 9125 internationaljournalssrg.org
  105. Marangu, K.., Muathe, S. & Mwangi, L. (2019). Firm Factors and Share Returns of Secondary Equity Offers at Nairobi Securities Exchange, Kenya. International Journal of Economics and Finance;11 No. 6; PP. 107-119. 2019 ISSN 1916-971X E-IS. http://www.ccsenet.org/journal/index.php/ijef/article/view/0/39487 DOI:10.5539/ijef.v11n6p107
  106. Kyengo, J. M., Muathe, S. M. A., & Kinyua, G.M., (2019). Strategic Assets and Performance: The Role of Research and Development in Food Processing Firms in Nairobi City County, Kenya. International Journal of Business Innovative Research and Advanced Studies 6 Issue 3. ISSN: 2394-4404 http://www.ijiras.com/2019/ Vol_6-Issue_3/paper_22.pdf
  107. Wanjiru, A. I., Muathe, S. M., & Kinyua-Njuguna, J. W. (2019). Effect of corporate strategies on the performance of manufacturing firms in Nairobi City County, Kenya. The Strategic Journal of Business & Change Management, 6 (2), 560 – 571
  108. Kyengo, J. M., Muathe, S. M. A., & Kinyua, G. M. (2019). Marketing capability and firm Performance: an empirical analysis of food processing firms in Nairobi city county, Kenya. The Strategic Journal of Business & Change Management, 6 (1), 544 – 555.
  109. Cheche, S.G., Muathe, S.M.A. & Maina, S.M. (2019) Employee Engagement, Demographic Characteristics and Performance of State Research and Training Corporations in Kenya, Journal of Organizational Behavior. Vol. 18. Issue1 PP55-70. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.19044/esj.2017.v13n31p317 DOI (PDF): http://dx.doi.org/10.19044/esj.2017.v13n31p317 ISSN: 1857 - 7881 (Print)ISSN: 1857 - 7431 (Online)
  110. Kiveu, N. M., Namusonge, M. & Muathe, S. (2019). Effect of Innovation on Firm Competitiveness: The Case of Manufacturing SMEs in Nairobi County, Kenya. J. Business Innovation and Research, Vol. 18, No. 3,
  111. Gathiira, T.G. Muathe, S.M.A. & Kilika, J.M. (2019). Employees Separation Planning and retirement Preparedness of Secondary Teachers in Kenya. What is the effect of HRM Practices Journal of Business and Management Volume 21, Issue 3 Series 2
  112. Muchangi, M.D., Muathe, S, & Waithaka, S.T (2019) "Performance Analysis of Debit Card Services on Deposit-Taking SACCOs’ Financial Performance: A Case of Kenya, "The African Journal of Information Systems: 11 :Iss. 2 , Article 3.Available at: https://digitalcommons.kennesaw.edu/ajis/vol11/iss2/3
  113. Gathiira, T.G. Muathe, S.M.A. & Kilika, J.M. (2019).Employees Engagement in Personal Heath Programmes and Retirement Preparedness among Public Secondary Teachers in Kirinyaga and Muranga Counties, Kenya Journal of Business and Management Volume 21, Issue 3 Series 1
  114. Ndegwa, P.W., Kilika, J.M., & Muathe, SMA.(2018). Resource Isolating Mechanisms and Sustainable Competitive Advantage Among Commercial Banks in Kenya. European Scientific Journal, Vol. 14. Issue 34. PP.38. ISSN: 1857 - 7881 (Print) ISSN: 1857 - 7431 (Online). DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.19044/esj.2018.v14n34p38
  115. Ndegwa, P.W., Kilika, J.M., & Muathe, SMA.(2018). The Mediating Role Of Organizational Competences on the Relationship Between Resource Isolating Mechanism and Sustainable Competitive Advantage. The Strategic Journal of Business & Change Management. 5, Issue. 4, pp 2206 – 2221. ISSN 2312-9492 (Online) 2414-8970 (Print). www.strategicjournals.com
  116. Gathiira, T.G. Muathe, S.M.A. & Kilika, J.M. (2018). Effects of Employees Based Financial Programmes on Retirement Preparedness among Teachers in Kenya. Journal of Business and Management e-ISSN: 2278-487X, p-ISSN: 2319-7668. Volume 20, Issue 11. Ver.III, PP 61-69 www.iosrjournals.org. DOI: 10.9790/487X-2011036169
  117. Evelyne, N., Muathe, S. & Kilika, J. (2018). Mediating Effect of Motivation on Employees Performance in Private Equity Firms, Kenya. Journal of Human Resource Management. Vol. 6, No. 2, pp. 78-84. doi: 10.11648/j.jhrm.20180602.15
  118. Evelyne, N., Muathe, S. & Kilika, J. (2018).Job Characteristics and Employee Performance in Private Equity Firms in Kenya. Journal of Business and Management. e-ISSN: 2278-487X, p-ISSN: 2319-7668. Volume 20, Issue 1. Ver. II, PP 60-70 www.iosrjournals.org
  119. Idowu, O., &, Muathe, S.M, (2018). Competence-Enhancing Interventions and Organisational Performance: A Theoretical Review. Journal of Human Resource Management. Vol. 6, No. 2, pp. 67-77. doi: 10.11648/j.jhrm.20180602.14
  120. Amir, H.A., & Muathe, S.M.A., (2018). Strategic Change Management and Performance of Non-Governmental Organizations in Mandera County, Kenya: International Journal for Innovation Education and Research Vol 6 No 06 Page.87-96 www.ijier.net. DOIhttps://doi.org/10.31686/ijier.Vol6.Iss6.1068
  121. Njagi, E., Muathe, S., & Muchemi, A. (2018). Financial Resources, Physical Resources and Performance of Public Health Institutions in Embu County, Kenya. European Journal of Business and Management. Vol.10 No.8 pp. 33-40. ISSN 2222-1905 (Paper) ISSN 2222-2839 (Online)
  122. Thuo, D. W. & Muathe, S.M.A. (2018) Workplace Environment and Employees Performance in the Public Sector: A Case of Ministry of Land, Housing and Urban Development Nairobi City County, Kenya. International Journal of Current Aspects in Human Resource Management. Volume 1, Issue II, PP 29-46, ISSN 2616-6976
  123. Mugo, D.M., Muathe S.M.A, & Waithaka, S. T. (2018). Effect of Mobile Communication Services on Performance of Saccos in Kenya. European Scientific Journal. 14, No.30.     pp .46.
  124. Njagi, E., Muathe, S., & Muchemi, A. (2018). Human Resources, Information Technology, and Performance of Public Health Institutions in Embu County, Kenya. European Journal of Business and Management, Vol 10, No 5. pp. 5-8. ISSN 2222-1905 (Paper) ISSN 2222-2839 (Online)iiste.org
  125. Lagat, C. & Muathe S. M. (2018) Management Development: A Conceptual Framework Based on Literature Review: A Research Agenda. European Journal of Social Sciences, 56 No 1. pp.65-76 ISSN 1450-2267, http://www.europeanjournalofsocialsciences.com/
  126. Kinuthia, J. M. & Muathe, S. (2018).Critical Review of Literature on Diversity in Top Management Team and Organizational Performance: A Research Agenda. International Journal of Management and Commerce Innovations, Vol. 5, Issue 2, PP: (968-975), ISSN 2348-7585 (Online). researchpublish.com
  127. Khayinga, C.M & Muathe, S. (2018). Human Capital Development and Organizational Performance: Review & Critique of Literature and a Research Agenda. International Journal for Innovation Education and Research 6 No. 2 Page.144-153.Online ISSN: 2411-2933, Print - ISSN: 2411-3123 - ijier.net
  128. Ayega, E. N. & Muathe, S. (2018) Critical Review of Literature on Cultural Diversity in the Work Place and Organizational Performance: A Research Agenda. Journal of Human Resource Management. 6. No. 1. Pages 9-17 ISSN: 2331-0707 (Print); ISSN: 2331-0715 (Online) doi: 10.11648/j.jhrm.20180601.12
  129. Kibe, J, K. & Muathe, S. (2018). The Executive Coaching and Organizational Performance: Review and A Critique of Literature and A Research Agenda. International Journal for Innovation Education and Research.www.ijier.net Vol:-6 No-01. 11-26 Online ISSN: 2411-2933 Print-ISSN: 2411-3123
  130. Otieno, E., H. & Muathe, S.M.A. (2018). A Link between Employee Turnover Strategies and Organizational Performance: A Critical Theoretical Review and A Research Agenda. International Journal of Innovative Research and Advanced Studies (IJIRAS) .Volume 5 Issue 1, ISSN: 2394-4404
  131. Musau, S., Muathe, S., & Mwangi, L. (2018). Financial Inclusion, Bank Competitiveness and Credit Risk of Commercial Banks in Kenya: International Journal of Financial Research. Vol 9, No 1ISSN 1923-4023(Print) ISSN 1923-4031(Online)
  132. Muriithi, F.W., & Muathe, S.M.A., (2018). Talent Management: A Conceptual Framework from Review of Literature and a Research. Agenda. Journal of Human Resource Management. Vol. 5, No. 6, 2017, pp. 90-94. doi: 10.11648/j.jhrm.20170506.11. http://www.sciencepublishinggroup.com/j/jhrm ISSN: 2331-0707 (Print) ISSN: 2331-0715 (Online)

Other Publications

 University Level Scholarly Books

  • Co-authored a Book :Strategy Governance & Ethics

Authors: Mwangi-Mungai, L.W & Muathe, SMA

Published 2020

Publisher: Chania Publishers

  • One book chapter on a Book Titled: Introduction to Auditing & Assurance

Authors: Mwangi-Mungai, L.W & Muathe, SMA

Published 2019

Publisher: Chania Publishers

  • Co-authored a book:Knowledge Management: A Perspective of Commercial Banks in Kenya

Authors: GM Kinyua, Muathe, SMA, JM Kilika, JM

Published 2018

Publisher: LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing

Reviewed Conference Papers

  • Karitu B. & Muathe S. (2023). Challenges and Opportunities of Business Incubation Services in Kenya: A Conceptual Review. A Paper Presented in 5th International Business Research and Industrial Conference at School of Business, Economics & Tourism, Kenyatta University held on 22nd to 23rd June 2023.
  • Muathe, S., Sang, P., Kosimbei, G. Letema, S. Nyachae, S., Kiriago, S., Chelule, K., Ouko, E., Mutua, M., & Maina, S. (2022). Nexus between Universities Incubators and Growth of Start-Ups Ecosystem in Kenya. Theme: Building Business Resilience and sustainability in the context of economic recession and Pandemic held virtually on 23rd -24th June 2022.
  • Maingi P.W. & Muathe S.M., (2019). Effect of Innovation Strategies on Performance of Real Estate Firms in Mavoko Sub Cunty, Kenya. 3rd International Multidisciplinary Research Conference held on: Monday 7th Tuesday 8th October 2019 at: Gretsa University, Thika –Kenya
  • Gakii, A., Adoli H.L & & Muathe S.M., (2019). Linking Strategic Personal Branding and Organizational Competitive Advantage: A Review of the Literature and Research Agenda. 3rd International Multidisciplinary Research Conference held on: Monday 7th Tuesday 8th October 2019 at: Gretsa University, Thika -Kenya
  • Onsongo, S.K., Mwangi, L.W., & & Muathe S.M., (2019).Influence of Financial Risk Analysis on Perfroamnce of Commercial and Services Listed Companies in Nairobi Security Exchange, Kenya. 3rd International Multidisciplinary Research Conference held on: Monday 7th Tuesday 8th October 2019 at: Gretsa University, Thika -Kenya
  • Ochengo, E., Omagwa, J., & Muathe, S.M. (2019) Board Structure and Firm Value of Commercial Banks in in Kenya: An Empirical Analysis. 3rd International Multidisciplinary Research Conference held on: Monday 7th Tuesday 8th October 2019 at: Gretsa University, Thika -Kenya
  • Iloki, K., Muathe, S Waithaka, S. (2018) A Critical Review of Literature on Information Technology Infrastructure Flexibility. Proceedings of the 1st International Multidisciplinary Research Conference held on: Monday 6th –Tuesday 7th November 2018 at: Gretsa University, Thika -Kenya
  • Murigi, E. M., Muathe, S.M.A., Kuria T. J., Gikonyo, N. K (2017), Proactive Management Measures, Rehabilitation Centers and Behavioral Change to Alcohol and Tobacco Usage among Youth in the Slums of Nairobi-City County, Kenya. International Multidisciplinary Conference; “Innovation for Organizational Competitiveness and Community Sustainable Developmentat Gretsa University, Thika, Kenya on November 6th – 7th, 2017
  • Mutuku, M., Muathe, & 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 Paper:

  1. Effect of Mobile Web Services on Performance of Deposit-Taking SACCOs in Kenya paper presented during the 4th International Interdisciplinary Conference (4IIC 2017), Kyambogo University, Uganda