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DR. MARY RAGUI

 

Position: Lecturer
Department: Business Administration
Contact Address: P.O. Box 43844 , 00100 Nairobi
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Dr. Ragui has over 22 years’ experience in the Horn, Central, Eastern and Southern Africa covering a range of thematic areas from organizational policy development, change management, human resource management, strategic planning, capacity building and sustainability strategies.  In addition, Dr. Ragui has 11 years of experience in developing curriculums and lecturing on strategic management and business administration including entrepreurship, human resource management, marketing management, finance management, logistics and procurement logistics and other related themes in public universities.  Further, she has 6 years experience in curriculum development and training on different themes to the newly formed County Governments in Kenya.  

She has also worked as an individual trainer consultant for various institutions including: Kenyatta University Capacity Development Directorate, Africa Centre for Transformational Initiative Leadership (ACTIL), International Committee of Red Cross (ICRC), European Commission Humanitarian Aid Office (ECHO), KCA University, Ecotact Ltd, Favour World International Ltd, Women Representatives in the Kenya Government, Uraia Kenya (NGO), Murang'a County Government and Nyandarua County Government.  This has mainly been on: entrepreneurship, corporate entrepreneurship, entrepreneurial mindset, leadership and governance; performance management using balanced scorecards, strategic planning, training needs assessment, effective audit communication and change management, human resources management, mentoring and capacity building on Youth and Women groups, entrepreneurship mentorship among women and youth, entrenching procurement into devolution, capacity building and institutional development.

Conferences and Workshops

1.Chemengich, M. K., Ragui, M., and Okwachi, S. (2011). Complementary Strategies on Implementation of Kenya's Vision 2030. 7th Annual International Conference. Moi University, Eldoret, Kenya.

 2. Chemengich, M .K., Ragui, M., and Okwachi, S. (2011). Competitiveness and Sustainability of Business in Africa in a Globalizing Business Environment. 7th Annual International Conference. Moi University, Eldoret, Kenya.

3. Gakure, R., Chemengich, M. K., Ragui, M., and Okwachi, S. (2012). Management of Resources and Development in Africa: Fifty Years of Shifting Paradigms and Strategies - Case of the Republic of Kenya: Human Resources. Second Annual International Interdisciplinary Conference Catholic University of Eastern Africa, Nairobi, Kenya.


4. Ragui, M. (2013) Information, Communication, and Technology (ICT) as a Factor Hindering Success of Tourism Businesses Owned by Indigenous Kenyans. International Conference on Managing Change in Business & Economy. Udaipur, India

Journals and Articles

1.Ragui, M., Gakure, R., Waititu, A., and Katuse, P. (2013). Service Quality - Hinderance to Success of Tourism Businesses Owned by Indigenous Kenyans. Prim. J. Soc. Sci. Vol. 2(2), pp. 227-236.
2.Munyua, J.N., and Ragui, M. (2013). The impact of corporate control on individual shareholder value creation for companies listed in Nairobi Stock. Prim. J. Soc. Sci. Vol. 2(4): 269-274
3.Abok, A., Waititu, A., Ogutu, M., and Ragui, M. (2013). A Resource-dependency perspective on the implementation of strategic plans in Non-Governmental Organizations in Kenya. Prim. J. Soc. Sci. Vol. 2(4): 296-302
4.Kimura, E., Ragui, M., and Gakure, R. (2013). Organizational and governmental policies: Hindrance to Success of tourism businesses owned by indigenous Kenyans. Prim. J. Soc. Sci. Vol. 2(4): 282-290
5.Abok, A., Waititu, A., Gakure, R., and Ragui, M. (2013). Culture's role in the implementation of strategic plans in non-governmental organizations in Kenya. Prim. J. Soc. Sci. Vol. 2(4): 291-295
6.Munyua, J.N. and Ragui, M. (2013). Drivers of instability in prices of petroleum products in Kenya. Prim. J. Bus. Admin. Manage. 3(3): 919-926
7.Kyalo, T., Gichira, R., Waititu, A. and Ragui, M. (2013). Demographic factors and social networks influence on women to start enterprises in male dominated sectors in Kenya. Prim. J. Bus. Admin. Manage. 3(4): 944-949
8.Ragui, M. and Weru, P.W. (2013). The managerial process of crafting and executing strategy. Prim. J. Soc. Sci. Vol. 2(4): 275-2819. Kangogo, J. Guyo, W. Bowen, M. and Ragui, M. (2013). Supply Chain Disruption in the Kenya Floriculture Industry: A case Study of Equator Flowers. European Journal of Business and Management ISSN 2222-1905 (Paper) ISSN 2222-2839 (Online) Vol.5, No.7.
10.Kyalo, T., Gichira, R., Waititu, A., and Ragui, M. (2013). Access to finance - Hindrance to women start-up of enterprises in male dominated sectors in Kenya. Prim. J. Soc. Sci. 2(5): 315-319
11.Okwachi, S., Gakure, R., Ragui, M. (2013). Business models - What is their effect on the implementation of strategic plans by SMEs? Prim. J. Bus. Admin. Manage. 3(5): 1025-1032.
12.Okwachi, S., Gakure, R., Ragui, M. (2013). Effect of Managerial Practices on the Implementation of Strategic Plans by SMEs in Nairobi, Kenya. European Journal of Business and Management . ISSN 2222-1905 (Paper) ISSN 2222-2839 (Online). Vol.5, No.13: 212-224.
13.Ragui, M. and Gichuhi, D. (2013). Strategic HRM's role in strategic planning implementation by the high education training institutions in Kenya, International Journal of Social Sciences and Entrepreneurship 1 (3), 416-425
14.Mwangi, C, and Ragui, M. (2013). Effects of work place conflicts on employee performance in the air transport industry in Kenya. Prim. J. Bus. Admin. Manage. 3(6): 1083-1089.
15.Gathogo, G. and Ragui, M. (2014). Capital Structure of Kenyan Firms: What determines it? Research Journal of Finance and Accounting, ISSN 2222-1697 (Paper) ISSN 2222-2847 (Online) Vol.5, No.5 118-125
16.Gathogo, G. and Ragui, M. (2014). Effects of Capital and Technology on the Performance of SMEs in the Manufacturing Sector in Kenya - Case of selected firms in Thika Municipality. European Journal of Business and Management. ISSN 2222-1905 (Paper) ISSN 2222-2839 (Online) Vol.6, No.7. 308-311
17.Ragui, M. (2014). Resources as a Factor Hindering Success of Tourism Businesses Owned by Indigenous Kenyans. European Journal of Commerce and Management Research. Online: ISSN 2051-8099 Print: ISSN 2051-8080. Vol-3, Issue 1. 1-9
18.Anguko, M.O. & Ragui, M. (2014) The Role of Strategic Positioning on Products Performance in the Telecommunications Industry in Kenya. International Journal of Science and Research. ISSN: 2319-7064. Vol-3 Issue 10.



 

 

Additional information:

Dr. Ragui is a self motivated leader, scholar, researcher and trainer who is reliable and able to work enthusiastically under pressure, either within a team or alone. As a game changer, robust strategy formulation and implementation enables her and her teams to always get the most sought innovative results.

 

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