Residential Address: 4444-40200 KISII
Mobile: +254 734 204 747/0706641755
Date of Birth: 27TH SEPTEMBER 1980
Marital status: Married
Languages; English, Kiswahili, Ekegusii
To expand skills and experience within the organizational behaviour field of management in the society
An organizational management scholar and researcher in practice with both classroom and industry experience, currently I lecture at the leading business school in Kenya. I addition I have consulted in the areas of organizational strategy, performance management, project and programme management in both advisory and training capacities.
My research interests lie in developing and testing basic models used in management and especially in: organizational behaviour, Human Resource management, sociology, project management and innovation; and application of quantitative techniques and systems concepts to complex (real life) problems.
2013 – To date Kisi University
A PhD student in Business Management; Human Resource Management
2008 – 2012 Moi University
Masters of Science in Human Resource development
Thesis “An assessment of the effects of over commitment of employee salary on job performance; a case of administration Police in Kisii Central District”
2003 – 2007: Moi University
Bachelor of Arts Social Sciences- Sociology
Second Class Honours – Upper Division
1997-2000; Kisii High School
Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE)
1989-1996; Kipkebe Primary School
Kenya Certificate of primary Education (KCPE)
Proficient with the use of Microsoft Operating Systems, Microsoft Office suit, Internet, Data and Project Management Applications including SPSS; Knowledgeable in Computer hardware and software management, as well as computer accessories (input/output) devices.
I undertook an undergraduate research on the effect of child labour on primary school enrolment with special emphasis on free primary education; a case study of Kesses Division of Uasin Gishu District
I undertook a postgraduate research an assessment of the effects of over commitment of employee salary on job performance; a case of administration Police in Kisii Central District”
Currently undertaking my PHD research thesis proposal entitled “ an assessment of the effect of management development strategies on service delivery mong university teaching staff, a case of Kisii University.
Participated in a 2 day training on leadership Relationship by career placement development office in collaboration with the consortium of international and professional association (CIPA-MU)
Actively participated in the annual moi university political science conference under the theme; security issues in Kenya and the horn of Africa
Participated in a seminar organized by the Kenya Human Rights commission with the theme; towards a just economic order
Participated in a refuge welfare training which was facilitated by centre for conflict resolution Kenya, the theme sinews of hope and peace
Presented a paper in the first Kisii University inter-disciplinary conference held in July 2014 entitled “the effect of skill mismatch on organizational performance”.
Presented a paper in the 2nd catholic university of East Africa international university entitled ‘the contribution of corporate governance to organizational successes
Presented a paper in the 7th Moi university international conference entitled “the impact of informal sector training on economic development’
Presented a paper on the second University of Nairobi AIBUMA conference entitled “the influence of Human Resource Policies on employee retention in the petroleum industry, a case of HASS, Petroleum’
Published a paper of a book on the Role of reward system on employee retention, Lap Publishing House, available online
Co-Published a paper in the international journal of Humanities and social science entitled “the determinants of stock market development, the case of Nairobi stock Exchange’
Published a paper in the American institute for policy development entitled ‘employee attitudes towards organizational diversity on business performance; perspectives from small and medium enterprises employees in Kisii Town
Published a paper in the elixir journal on the Role of business ethics in the performance of small scale business; a case of small scale traders in Kisii town
Published a paper in the Chinese Business Journal entitled the quality issues in the expansion of University Education
Authored a newspaper article entitled ‘developing a national culture’ printed by the people daily newspaper
Authored a newspaper article entitled ‘will the uwezo fund live to its theme and spirit’’ printed by the people daily newspaper
Authored a newspaper article entitled ‘make agriculture a compulsory subject in the schools’ printed by the Standard newspaper
Disposition to hard work, acquisition of new knowledge through reading widely, promotion of socioeconomic /socio-political and institutional changes, love listening to country music, inclined to flexibility, creative thinking and innovation; interested in the promotion of peaceful co- existence amongst people/ groups and among communities through conflict resolution.
Dr. Peterson Obara Magutu
Lecturer, university of Nairobi
P. O. Box 22427 – 00100 GPO, Nairobi-Kenya
Telephone +254 722 109 137 / +254 733 204 057
Prof. Nathan .O . Ogechi
DVC- Student Affairs
P.O. Box 3900, Eldoret
Prof. Charles Kombo Okioga
Senior, Lecturer, Kisii University
P.O Box 408-40200
The courses i teach include
Organizational Behaviour, Human Resource Management, Strategic Management, Managing conflict in the organization, Corporate Social Responsibility among others
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