Deputy Director

The Deputy Director

The Deputy Director

Dr. Bichanga Walter Okibo

Position

Deputy Director – Kisii CBD Campus

Contacts:  
Office Number: Ext 6902;
Email: bwokibo@jkuat.ac.ke

Academic Qualifications

Ph.D. in Management -Strategic Management Information Systems (Mohanlal Sukhadia University)
M.B.A. (Specialization Area)  -Finance and Marketing  (Sikkim Manipal University of Health, Medical & Technological Science)
B.Com -Accounting, Banking and Business Finance & Business Administration (JRN Rajasthan Vithyapeeth University)

PUBLICATIONS

1. Tom Ongesa Nyamboga, Benson Omwario Nyamweya, Abdi Moulid Abdi, Antony Murimi Muriuki, Walter Okibo Bichanga and George Gongera, “Critical Analysis of Community Designed Development Strategy on poverty reduction in Kenya: Case of NGOs participation in Kenya” International Affairs and Global Strategy, ISSN 2224-574X (Paper) ISSN 2224-8951 (Online), Vol.23, 2014, www.iiste.org
2. Dennis Nyamasege, Waltr Bichang’a Okibo, Andrew S. Nyang’au, Peterson Obasi Sang’ania, Henry Omosa and Charles Momanyi, “Effect of Asset Structure on Value of a Firm: a Case of Companies Listed in Nairobi Securities Exchange”, Research Journal of Finance and Accounting, ISSN 2222-1697 (Paper) ISSN 2222-2847 (Online), Vol.5, No.7, 2014, www.iiste.org
3. Stephen Kamau Warui, Stephen Muturi, Njage Makanga, Walter Okibo Bichanga, “Mixed Contracting Strategy: A New Paradigm in Human Resources Management; A Study of Family Owned Businesses in Kenya”, US Open Human Resource Management Journal, Vol. 1, No. 1, May 2014, pp. 1 – 11, http://www.arepub.com/Journals.php
4. Nancy Muthoni and Walter Okibo, “Adoption of Internet Based Systems for Stock Monitoring”, International Journal of Science and Research Publication, Volume 4, Issue 5, May, 2014, PP. 1 – 9, www.ijsrp.org
5. Alex Semutwa and Bichanga Walter Okibo, “Influence of Management Support on the Implementation of Enterprise Resource Planning System at KSC” International Journal of Innovative Research & Development, Volume 3, Issue 4, ISSN 2278 – 0211, April, 2014, PP. 47 – 49, www.ijird.com
6. Bichanga Walter Okibo and Obara Brigit Ochiche, “Challenges Facing Information Systems Security Management in Higher Learning Institutions: A Case Study of the Catholic University of Eastern Africa – Kenya”, International Journal of Management Excellence, ISSN 2292-1648 Volume 3 No.1 April 2014, PP. 336 – 349, TechMind Research, Canada
7. Bichanga Walter Okibo and Edwin Masika, “Factors Affecting Monitoring Of the Strategic Plan: A Case of Kenya Seed Company”, Journal of Business and Management (IOSR-JBM), e-ISSN: 2278-487X, p-ISSN: 2319-7668. Volume 16, Issue 4. Ver. I, Apr. 2014, PP 47-53, www.iosrjournals.org
8. Francis Nyaga Karani, Walter Okibo Bichanga and Charles Guandaru Kamau, “Effective use of monitoring and evaluation systems in managing HIV/AIDS related projects: A case study of local NGOS in Kenya, Science Journal of Business and Management, Published online April 30, 2014, PP. 67-76,  (http://www.sciencepublishinggroup.com/j/sjbm),
9. Douglas Wafula Namango and Walter Bichanga Okibo “Influence of Strategic Planning on Academic Performance: A Case of Public Secondary Schools in Kimilili – Bumgoma District”, International Journal of Innovative Research and Development, ISSN 2278-0211 (Online), Vol. 3 Issue 3, March, 2014, PP. 482 – 496, www.ijird.com
10. Sylvia Namusoso Kisaka and Walter Bichanga Okibo, “Effect of Porter’s Generic Strategies on Expansion of Academic Programmes for Competitive Advantage in Kenya”, International Journal of Research in Management and Business Studies (IJRMBS), ISSN : 2348-6503 (Online), Vol. 1 Issue 1, Jan – March 2014, PP. 93 – 97, www.ijrmbs.com
11. Carolyne Mwaniki and Bichanga Walter Okibo, “Effects of total quality management on financial performance in the banking sector: a case study of national bank of Kenya”, Journal of Economics and Finance (IOSR-JEF), e-ISSN: 2321-5933, p-ISSN: 2321-592, Volume 3, Issue 2. Ver. III (Mar-Apr. 2014), PP 34-40, www.iosrjournals.org
12. Bichanga Walter Okibo and Ali Yattani Wario, “Effects of E-Banking on Growth of Customer Base in Kenyan Banks”, International Journal of Research in Management and Business Studies (IJRMBS) Vol. 1 Issue 1, ISSN : 2348-6503, Jan – March 2014, PP. 78 – 84, www.ijrmbs.com
13. Philemon Ogola Obenge, Walter Bichang’a Okibo, Andrew Nyang’au, Sixtus Momanyi Ondieki, Wesonga Justus Nyongesa and Dennis Nyamasege, “The Effect of Staff Training on the Employee Commitment in the Implementation of Strategic Plans in Public Secondary Schools in Kisii County”, International Journal of Business and Social Science, Vol. 5 No. 3; March, 2014, PP. 245 – 253, Center for Promoting Ideas, USA, www.ijbssnet.com
14. Sixtus Momanyi Ondieki, Walter Bichang’a Okibo, Andrew Nyang’au, Philemon Ogola Obenge, Wesonga Justus Nyongesa and Dennis Nyamasege, “Effects of Direct Selling Strategy on Customer Loyalty by Commercial Banks in Kisii County”, International Journal of Business and Social Science, Vol. 5 No. 3; March, 2014, PP. 274  – 282, Center for Promoting Ideas, USA, www.ijbssnet.com
15. Walter Okibo Bichanga and Anthony Mwangi, “Evaluating the Effectiveness of Supply Chain Visibility in the Retail Supply Chain: A Case Study of Uchumi Super Markets Limited – Kenya”, International Journal of Management Sciences, Vol. 2, No. 4, PP. 179 – 190, 2014
16. Sheikh Saida Abass and Bichanga Walter Okibo, “Assessment on the effect of procurement process on strategy implementation in road public corporations as per the Kenya’s Vision 2030”, International Journal of Academic Research in Business and Social Sciences, Volume 4, Number 1, ISSN: 2222-6990,  January, 2014, pp. 452 – 458, www.hrmars.com/journals
17. Bichanga Walter Okibo and Njage Makanga, “Effects of micro finance institutions on poverty reduction in Kenya”, International Journal of Current Research and Academic Review, Volume-2 Number 2, ISSN: 2347-3215, February-2014, pp. 76-95, www.ijcrar.com
18. Kennedy Maeba Mogere, Margaret Oloko and Walter Okibo, “Effect of Inventory Control Systems on Operational Performance of Tea Processing Firms: A Case Study of Gianchore Tea Factory, Nyamira County, Kenya” The International Journal Of Business & Management, ISSN 2321 –8916, Vol. 1 Issue 5, November, 2013, PP. 12 – 27, www.theijbm.com
19. Bichanga Walter Okibo and Ambrose Kipruto Chepkwei, “The Role of Corporate Strategy On Compliance With Government Regulations Among Saccos In Kenya”, Journal of Research in Marketing, Volume 1 No.3, Canada, PP 79 – 89, http://www.jormonline.com
20. Lillian Kemunto Osero, Bichanga Walter Okibo and Richard Bitange Nyaoga, “Effectiveness of Loan Default Management Strategies Among Commercial Banks in Kenya: A Survey of Selected Commercial Banks In Nairobi City” International Journal of Management, IT and Engineering (IJMIE), Volume 3, Issue 11, ISSN: 2249-0558, November 2013, PP 326 – 339, http://www.ijmra.us
21. Walter Okibo Bichanga and Mary Wamucii Maina, “Assessment of the Effects of the Importation of Second Hand Clothes on the Growth of Textile Industry in Kenya” International Research Journal of Management & Humanities, Volume 1 Issue 1, ISSN No: 2347-3274, October, 2013, PP 1 – 9.
22. B. Walter Okibo and G. Chateya Alinyo “An Investigation into Effects of Dividend Policy on Financial Growth of Advertising Firms in Kenya” Training and Development Journal, Volume 4 Number 2, ISSN No. 22310681, July – December, 2013, PP 100 – 114
23. Bichanga Walter Okibo and Steve Lucky Ogwe, “An Assessment of Factors Affecting Quality Customer Care Services in Telkom Kenya”, International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research, Volume 2, ISSUE 10, ISSN 2277-8616, October, 2013
24. Lillian Nyaboke Onsomu, Walter Bichanga, Charles Munene and Geoffrey Ongondo Obonyo, “Factors Influencing the Financial Viability of a Water Service Provider in Kenya: The Case of Gusii Water and Sanitation Company Limited”, International Journal of Arts and Commerce, Volume 2, Number 9, ISSN 1929-7106, October, 2013  – www.ijac.org.uk
25. Matunga, Denish Ateto, Nyanamba Steve Ondieki and Walter Okibo, “The Effect of E-Procurement Practices on Effective Procurement in Public Hospitals: A Case of KISII Level 5 Hospital” American International Journal of Contemporary Research, Volume 3 Number 8, August 2013, Center for Promoting Ideas, USA, PP 103 – 111,  www.aijcrnet.com
26. Bichanga Walter Okibo and Annie Warwinu Kimani, “Effectiveness of ISO 9001:2008 Certification on Service Delivery of Public Universities In Kenya”, European Journal of Business and Management, ISSN 2222-1905 (Paper) ISSN 2222-2839 (Online) Volume 5, Number 13, May, 2013
27. Bichanga Walter Okibo and Simon Obwatho, “Assessment of the Marketing Mix and Positioning Strategy on the Growth of Cultural Music in Kenya”, The International Professional and Applied Management Review Incorporating The International Journal of Professional Management, Volume 8, Issue 3, ISSN 20422341, May 2013
28. Josiah Obegi Mang’era and Bichanga Walter Okibo, “Challenges Facing the Implementation of Citizen’s Charter: A Case Study of Kisii Level 5 Hospital – Kenya”, Interdisciplinary Journal of Contemporary Research in Business” Volume 4, Number 12, April, 2013
29. Bichanga, Walter Okibo and Lilian Aseyo, “Causes of Loan Default within Micro Finance Institutions In Kenya”, Interdisciplinary Journal of Contemporary Research in Business” Volume 4, Number 12, April, 2013
30. Bichanga Walter Okibo and John Kabaka Mwangi, “Effects of Liberalization on Coffee Production in Kenya” European Journal of Business and Management, ISSN 2222-1905 (Paper) ISSN 2222-2839 (Online), Vol. 5, No.3, February, 2013
31. Bichanga Walter Okibo and Pauline Nduta Chege, “Porter’s Generic Strategies Adopted by Public Universities in Kenya to Gain Competitive Advantage” International Journal of Consumerism (Listed in ULRICH & CABELL Directory, Texas, USA), ISSN: 2250 – 1010, Volume 2, Issue 2, December, 2012
32. Nyamwamu, Wilter Bosibori, Atambo, Wallace Nyakundi, Munene, Charles and Okibo Walter,  “Role of Employee Welfare Services on Performance of the National Police Service in Kenya: A Case of Kisii Central District” International Journal of Arts and Commerce, Volume 1 Number 1, Number 7, pp. 73-95, December, 2012
33. Okibo, Bichanga Walter and Kamau, Charles Guandaru, “A Study to Explore Internal Auditors’ Compliance with Quality Assurance Standards: A Case of State Owned Corporation in Kenya” International Journal of Research Studies in Management, ISSN: 2243-7770, eISSN: 2243-7789, Volume 1 Number 1, pp. 109-126, April, 2012 http://consortiacademia.org/index.php/ijrsm/article/view/61/42
34. Letting, Nicholas; Bichanga Walter Okibo and Obwatho Simon, “Plagiarism: A Growing Challenge to Quality of Africa’s Higher Education”, A Journal of the Management University of Africa, Knowledge Management for Industrial Innovation and Development, June, 2012
35. Bichanga Walter Okibo and Alex Kimathi, “Assessing the Use of Generic Strategies in Realization of Corporate Goals of Companies Advertising ‘Below the Line’ in Kenya” International Journal of Retailing and Marketing, ISSN: 0976-318X, Special Issue, pp. 45-62, September, 2011
36. Bichanga Walter Okibo and Josephat Kung’u Muiruri, “An Assessment of Strategies To Reduce Unaccounted-For-Water (A Case of Water and Sanitation Services Company in Kenya)” International Journal of Consumerism, ISSN No.: 2250-1010, Listed in ULRICH & CABELL Directory, TEXAS, USA, Vol. 1, Issue 1, pp. 5-11, Dec., 2011
37. Bichanga Walter Okibo and Lydia Kwamboka Mburu, “Effects of Logistics Outsourcing Strategies on Organizational Productivity: A Survey of Selected Manufacturing Companies in Kenya” Global Journal of Business Management, ISSN: 0973-8533, Vol. 5, No. 2, pp. 51-70, Dec., 2011.
38. Karani, Sharon R. and Bichanga, Walter Okibo, “Effects of Total Quality Management Implementation on Business Performance in Service Institutions: A Case of Kenya Wildlife Services” International Journal of Research Studies in Management, ISSN: 2243-7770, eISSN: 2243-7789, 2012 April, Volume 1 Number 1, 59-76, http://consortiacademia.org/index.php/ijrsm/article/view/61/42
39. Bichanga Walter Okibo and Patrick Nyaga, “An Assessment of Enterprise Resource Planning on Organisational Performance in State Corporations in Kenya” JM International Journal of Management Research (JMIJMR), ISSN: 2229-4562, Vol. 1, Issue 6, September, 2011
40. Bichanga Walter Okibo and Evans Wanga Shikanda, “Effects of Organizational Culture on Innovation in Services Industry: A Case Study of Postal Corporation of Kenya” European Journal of Business and Management, ISSN 2222-1905 (Paper) ISSN 2222-2839 (Online), Vol. 3, No.3, August, 2011  http://www.iiste.org/Journals/index.php/EJBM/article/view/269/153
41. Bichanga Walter Okibo and Philip Wanjala Wasike, “A Survey on Effects of Selected Management Skills on Performance of Small-Scale Enterprises in Kenya” International Journal of Professional Management (IPMA), ISSN: 2042-2341, Volume 5, Issue 2, August, 2011, http://ipmajournal.com/articles/Vol5_Iss2_Article4.php
42. Anil Kumar Kothari, Bichanga Walter Okibo, “New Paradigm in Management Education” Association of Indian Management Schools (AIMS), Nurturing Thought Leadership Through Management Education, August, 2008
43. Anil Kumar Kothari, Bichanga Walter Okibo, “Financial Performance of Hindustan Zinc Limited in the Pre and Post ERP Period” Amity Management Analyst, Volume II, No. 2 (a), Jan – June, 2008
44. Anil Kumar Kothari, Bichanga Walter Okibo, “Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP): Mode of Strategic Development for Small and Medium Scale Industries (SMEs)” Global Journal of Business Management, ISSN: 0973-8533, Vol. 2, No. 1, June, 2008
45. Anil Kumar Kothari, Bichanga Walter Okibo, “Managing Business During Economic Downturns”. Global Journal of Business Management, ISSN: 0973-8533, Vol. 1, No. 2, December, 2007
46. Anil Kumar Kothari, Bichanga Walter Okibo and Judah Musaki, “Education and Training: Africa and India Economic Perspective”. PCTE Journal of Business Management, ISSN: 0973-4066, Vol. 4, Issue No. 2, July – December, 2007
47. Anil Kumar Kothari, Bichanga Walter Okibo, “Carbon Credit: Global Economic Development and Environmental Preservation”. Nirma University Journal of Business and Management Studies, Vol. 1, No. 4, April 2007
48. Anil Kumar Kothari, Bichanga Walter Okibo, “Covered Call Writing: A Derivative Strategy to Earn Profit.” International Journal of Management Science, ISSN: 0973-2101, Vol. 3, No. 2, December, 2007

CONFERENCES, SEMINARS & WORKSHOPS

1. “Launch Workshop of a Report on Eastern Africa Manufacturing Sector: Promoting Technology, Innovation, Productivity and Linkages” Report Developed jointly by The African Development Bank (AFDB), East African Community (EAC) Secretariat and East African Business Council (EABC), July 18th 2014 (Laico Regency Hotel – Nairobi)
2. “Writing Workshop on Effective Resource Management Model” February 03 – 07, 2014 (Kenya Education Management Institute – KEMI organized at Thika Technical Institute
3. “International Conference on Recent Trends of Computer Technology in Academia” April 23-24, 2012 (Department of Computer Science and Information Technology – Janardan Rai Nagar Rajasthan Vidyapeeth University Udaipur – India)
4. “International Conference on Contemporary Innovation Practices in Management” April 13-14, 2012 (Faculty of Management Studies – Pacific Academy of High Education and Research University, Udaipur – India)
5. “International Conference on Sustainable Management Practices: Development and Dimensions” March 30-31, 2012 (Faculty of Management Studies – Mohanlal Sukhadia University, Rajasthan – India)
6. “International Conference on Industry and High Education – Knowledge Management for Industrial Innovation and Development” September 28-30, 2011 (The Management University of Africa)
7. “Promoting Original Writing in the Digital Era: Eliminating Internet Copy Paste habits” February 24-25, 2011 (Kenya Institute of Education –K.I.E. Nacece Resource Centre)
8. “International Conference on Developing Comprehensive Christian Education” December 15-18, 2010 (Pan Africa Christian University) – Bible Translation and Literacy – Ruiru.
9. “International Conference on Managing Global Business Competition: World’s Best Practice”, September 22-24, 2008 (Mohanlal Sukhadia University)
10. “International Conference and workshop on Business Education in a Global Economy”, on January 13, 2008 (Advent Management Institute)
11. “International Conference on Environment and Globalization” January 5-6, 2007, (Hotel City Palace – Fataprakash – Udaipur)
12. “National Workshop on Research Methodology and Analysis” in 2009, (Vision Institute of Management – Chittorgarh)
13. “Interactive Faculty Development Programme on Teaching Skills, Pedagogy and Research Methods”, on July 18-20, 2008, (Pacific Institute of Management – Udaipur)
14. “National Seminar on Economic Reforms and Social Sector”, on February 24-25, 2007, (University College of Commerce & Management Studies – MLSU)
15. “National Seminar on Global Convergence and Commerce Education”, on January 20-21, 2007, (The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India)
16. “National Seminar on Advantage India: Horizons of Global Challenges”, December 2-3, 2006, (Jaisamandhi Island Resort)
17. “One Day Seminar on Accounting Issues”, September, 30, 2007, (JRN Udaipur)

PEER REVIEWED – ACCEPTED FOR PUBLICATION

1. Women’s Career Progression towards Managerial Positions: A Study of Women in Non- Governmental Organizations in Kenya    Prabandh Journal of Management Education and Research
2. Challenges Facing Information Systems Security Management in Higher Learning Institutions: A Case Study of the Catholic University of Eastern Africa – Kenya    A Journal of JRN Rajasthan Vidyapeeth
3. Evaluating the Effectiveness of Supply Chain Visibility in the Retail Supply Chain: A Case Study of Uchumi Super Markets Limited – Kenya    Pacific Business Review International

NEWSPAPERS / MEDIA

  • Daily Nation (13th May, 2014) – Decongesting Nairobi’s CBD in our Interest (Long-term Strategy) P. 13
  • The Standard (02nd May, 2014) – Demystifying other uses of Biometric Voter Registration Kits (BVR) P. 15
  • Daily Nation (30th July, 2013.) – Biometric Voter Registration (BVR) Can be Used for Many other Projects (Technology) P. 13
  • Egesa – Royal Media (10th October, 2012) – Local Radio Press Conference on Production and Value Addition
  • Egesa – Royal Media (25th April, 2012) – Local Radio Press Conference on Education Empowerment and Personal Development

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATED BODY

  • Co-Founder and Chairman    – Strategic Management Society of Kenya
  • Professional Member (140353) – International Society for Development and Sustainability (ISDS) – Japan
  • Member    – Consortium of Senior Scholars – University of Lusaka, Zambia
  • Full Member (43390) – The Kenya Institute of Management (KIM)
  • Facilitator – Education Management Programs for Kenya Education Management Institute Ministry of Education Science and Technology
  • Member of JTCC – Joint Technical Co-ordination Committee for University Collaboration with Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBs) – JKUAT
  • Member Reviewing Committee – Journal of Agriculture, Science and Technology (JAGST) JKUAT Journal
  • Member of Editorial Board – THAVAN International Journal of Research in Marketing Management (THAVAN IJRMM), and E-Commerce and E-Business (THAVAN IJRECEB)
  • Member of the Review Board – KKIMRC International Journal of Research in Finance and Accounting (KKIMRC IJRFA), Human Resources Management
    (KKIMRC IJRHRM), and Social Sciences and Humanities (KKIMRC IJRSSH)
  • Member of the Review Board – JS International Journal of International Business (JSIJE) ISSN: 2231-3761 & ISSN: 2231-3753
  • Member of the Journal Advisory Committee – International Journal of Research Studies in Management (Consortia Academia Publishing) Print ISSN: 2243-7770 Online ISSN: 2243-7789 – Asia-Pacific & United States
  • Member International Association for the Promotion of Christian Higher Education ISSN 1521-9631
  • Life Member {LM/10150 (P)} – PROM Society

 

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  1. My uncle and I congratulate you for your recent appointment to the Kisii County government as a Cabinet Secretary at the County.