Staff’s Identity Details
Name: Dr. JOSEPH M. NJOROGE
Department: Tourism and Hospitality Management
School: Business and Economics
Highest Qualification: Phd
University attended Years Qualification
· University of Hamburg (Germany) 2013-2015 Phd.
· University of Gothenburg (Sweden) 2008-2010 MSc. (Tourism & Hospitality)
· Moi University 2003-2007 BHM(Hospitality Management)
Areas of specialization & research interests
Ø Tourism and Hospitality Management
· Research Interest
Ø Tourism and Climate Change Nexus
Ø Sustainable Adaptation
Ø Tourism Strategy
Ø Hospitality Management
Selected recent publications
· Njoroge, J. M., (2015) From Davos to Mombasa, Kenya: A Position paper on the adoption of the ‘Davos Declaration’ by Hotels. Current issues in tourism: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13683500.2015.1042360
· Njoroge, J.M., Tourism, Millennium Development Goals and Climate change in Kenya, Tourism Management Perspectives, African Journal of Hospitality, Tourism and Leisure Vol. 4(1) - (2015)
· Njoroge, J.M. (2015). Climate change, perceived impacts, risks, vulnerability, and response strategies: A case study of Mombasa coastal tourism, African Journal of Hospitality, Tourism and Leisure Vol. 4(1) - (2015)
· Atieno, L. and Njoroge, (2015). Ecotourism metaphor and environmental sustainability. Tourism and Hospitality Research. Print ISSN: 1467-3584; Online ISSN: 1742-9692.
· Gitobu, J. & Njoroge (2015). Adoption of green marketing practices by hotels in Mombasa County, Kenya. African Journal of Hospitality, Tourism and Leisure
· Ogucha, E., & Njoroge, J.M.,(2014). Soap Stone Mining, challenges and opportunities for tourism development: Case study of soap stone in Tabaka, Kisii County, Kenya. European Journal of Social Sciences.
· Munyi, C.M., Wafula, F.K., Mbaeh, E.K., Njoroge, J.M., (2015). Impact of Hiv/Aids on Hotel Staff Productivity in Kenya: A Survey of Selected Hotels in North Coast. Journal of Tourism and Hospitality Studies: ISSN (Paper) 2312-5187 ISSN (Online) 2312-5179
· Njoroge, J.M. (2014) Challenges to sustainable sports tourism development in non metropolitan region in Kenya: A case of Iten township, Kenya, African Journal of Tourism Hospitality and Leisure Studies.
· Njoroge, J.M., Akama, J. and Buyeke, L., (2015). Challenges of sustainable sports tourism development in a non metropolitan region in Kenya: A case study of Iten township in Rene Van Der Duim, Guido Klep and Evangelia Konstantinidou (Eds). Sustainable tourism and Africa: A natural link
· Akama, J., Buyeke, L., and Njoroge, J.M., (2015). The ‘romance’ of mining in light of tourism: A case study of soapstone in Tabaka Kisii County, Kenya in Rene Van Der Duim, Guido Klep and Evangelia Konstantinidou (Eds). Sustainable tourism and Africa: A natural link
· Njoroge, J.M., and Nthiga R., (2015). From Davos to Mombasa Kenya: A position paper on the adoption of adoption of the ‘Davos Declaration’ by hotels in Rene Van Der Duim, Guido Klep and Evangelia Konstantinidou (Eds). Sustainable tourism and Africa: A natural link
Submitted awaiting publication
· Njoroge, M.M, & Njoroge, J.M., (2015). Representation of Cultural Tourism Products in the British Market
· Njoroge J.M., & Muyambo, V., (2015). An Evaluation Framework for Destination Marketing Organisations Websites: A Focus on National DMOs.
· Njoroge, J.M., (2015). Tourism and Climate Change Adaptation Research: A Literature review.
· Njoroge, J.M., Ratter, W.M., & Atieno, L. (2015). Deliberate Inclusion Processes in Play: A case study of Kenya Climate Bill of 2014.
· Njoroge, J.M., (2015). Employing an enhanced Regional Tourism Sustainable Adaptation Framework using the case of Mombasa, Kenya
· Deliberate Inclusion Processes in Play: A case study of Kenya Climate Bill of 2014. International Conference on Contemporary Perspectives in Tourism and Hospitality Research: Policy, Practice and Performance. 12th-14th July 2015.
12-14 July 2015, University of Brighton, Eastbourne Campus UK
· Sustainable-adaptation to climate change. Clima Campus Phd Retreat Workshop 15-17 May 2013, Lübeck, Hamburg
· An enhanced Regional Sustainable Tourism Adaptation Framework, Phd Workshop, 10.-12. June 2014, Lauenburg, Hamburg
· Opportunities for promoting cultural tourism in Kisii through rock art. Workshop convened by TARA. 1st-3rd December 2012 in Ogembo, Kisii.
· From Davos to Mombasa: A position paper on the adoption of ‘DAvos Declaration’ by hotels. ATLAS conference Kampala 6th-9th May 2011.
· Njoroge, J.M and Nthiga Rita. - ‘Challenges to the development of sustainable sports tourism in Kenya: Case study of Iten region’* ATLAS conference Kampala 6th-9th May 2011 Njoroge, J.M., with Akama, J.S., Lizza Buyeke - ‘Challenges to sustainable natural resource Management: case study of Kisii soap stone’. ATLAS in press 6th-9th May 2011 Njoroge, J.M., with Akama, J.S., Lizza Buyeke
Projects and Presentations
Involved in a few projects and presentations in undergraduate studies including:
· Feb 2010: Project analysis of the Rhino Ark Project undertaken by Rhino ark Foundation 1989-2009 aimed at solving human animal conflict in Mt. Kenya region in Kenya.
· March 2010: Project on ‘Destination Day’ for Gothenburg City- Sponsored by Göteborg & Co.
· June 2006: Involved in the launching of new business concept for Sarova Stanley to its employees- sponsored by Sarova Stanley Hotels.
· Evaluation of customer’s satisfaction at Sarova Stanley Hotel Nairobi- Sponsored by Sarova Hotels.
· May 2005: Case study on Sustainable Tourism Management: Maasai Mara National Park
Grants and Awards
· Phd Project partly funded by National Council for Science and Technology 2013-2017.
· Awarded Travel fund 2013 by the centre of excellence of University of Hamburg, Klima Campus.
· Awarded Travel fund 2014 by the centre of excellence of University of Hamburg, CEN
· Awarded Travel fund by the Corporate Foundation of University of Hamburg
· Received two scholarships from Adlerberska Scholarship (Sweden) while studying for a Masters degree year 2009 and 2010
· Received an award of Academic Excellence 2007 from Moi University.
Personal skills and competences
a) Language skills:
· English (Proficient user)
· Swahili (Proficient user)
b) Technical skills and competences:
· Opera software skills
· Fidelio Property management system
· Microsoft office
· Driving license: Class B (European DL)
· MAXQDATM: Qualitative data analysis software
· Scientific writing
· La TeX
Current/recent teaching & research
· BCHM 101: Introduction to hospitality management
· TOHM 481: Legal Aspects in Tourism and Hospitality
· BCHM 100: Introduction to Hotel and Hospitality
· BCHM 200: Front Office Management
· BCHM 344: Meetings and Events Management
· Introduction to tourism
· Introduction to Hospitality industry
· Hotel economics
· Hospitality law
· Hospitality management
· Hospitality accounting
· Principles of Accounting 1&1
· Hospitality marketing
· Bush craft techniques
MBA 404: Entrepreneurship
· Sustainable Tourism Development, Tourism Planning, Global change dynamics, climate change and tourism nexus, Sustainable adaptation, Green marketing.
DR. JOSEPH M. NJOROGE
SCHOOL OF BUSINESS AND ECONOMICS
DEPARTMENT OF TOURISM AND HOSPITALITY
P.O BOX 408-40200, KISII, KENYA
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