vincent-maraga


Name: Vincent Nyamari Maranga
Department/Unit/Section: Hospitality Management
Contact Address:
Box 19526-00202
Position:
Lecturer

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Area of Specialization: Project Management, Hospitality Marketing, Principles of Management, Food &
Beverage service & Production

Research Interests: Analysis of Security Management systems in hotel industry. Cultural nights as a concept in hotels, trends and issues in food & beverage service. Perception of indigenous foodstuffs in hotels and Management Issues

 

CONFERENCE/WORKSHOP PRESENTATIONS                                                                                                              

  • Wanjohi C., M. , Maranga V,, & Kivuva, A., (2023).  Influence of Career Development on Employee Retention in 3-5 Stars Rated Hotels in Nairobi City County, Kenya. Book of Abstracts, Kenyatta University School of Business, Economics and Tourism. The 5TH International Business Research and Industrial Conference (IBRIC) from 22nd – 23rd June 2023, Theme: Strategic Business Innovations and Policies for Sustainable Social and Economic Development. Sub-theme: Sustainability, Resilience and Adaptation in Hospitality and Tourism Industry.
  • Jennifer M., N. Maranga V,,  & Miricho M., (2023) Evaluating the Relationship between Benefit Convenience and Guest Loyalty among Non-Rated Hotels in Murang’a County, Kenya.  Book of Abstracts, Kenyatta University School of Business, Economics and Tourism. The 5TH International Business Research and Industrial Conference (IBRIC) from 22nd – 23rd June 2023, Theme: Strategic Business Innovations and Policies for Sustainable Social and Economic Development. Sub-theme: Sustainability, Resilience and Adaptation in Hospitality and Tourism Industry.
  • John A., Khayiya R., & Maranga. V.,  (2023) Influence of Strategic Human Resource Practices on Revenue Maximization in 3-5 Star-Rated Hotels in Selected Regions of Ghana Book of Abstracts, Kenyatta University School of Business, Economics and Tourism. The 5TH International Business Research and Industrial Conference (IBRIC) from 22nd – 23rd June 2023, Theme: Strategic Business Innovations and Policies for Sustainable Social and Economic Development. Sub-theme: Sustainability, Resilience and Adaptation in Hospitality and Tourism Industry.
  • Doreen I.,M., Akinyi., M., & Maranga V., (2023) Examining the Role of Management in Upholding Food Safety Standards in Unclassified Restaurants within Nairobi City County, Kenya.  Book of Abstracts, Kenyatta University School of Business, Economics and Tourism. The 5TH International Business Research and Industrial Conference (IBRIC) from 22nd – 23rd June 2023, Theme: Strategic Business Innovations and Policies for Sustainable Social and Economic Development. Sub-theme: Sustainability, Resilience and Adaptation in Hospitality and Tourism Industry.
  • Kobia P., Miricho M., & Maranga V., (2023) Investigating the Effects of Clan Culture Orientation on Employee Turnover in Nairobi's Private Members Golf Clubs: A Competing Values Framework Approach. Book of Abstracts, Kenyatta University School of Business, Economics and Tourism. The 5TH International Business Research and Industrial Conference (IBRIC) from 22nd – 23rd June 2023, Theme: Strategic Business Innovations and Policies for Sustainable Social and Economic Development. Sub-theme: Sustainability, Resilience and Adaptation in Hospitality and Tourism Industry.
  •           Kamau B.W., Maranga V., & Mugambi R. (2019). Welfare Initiatives and their Roles on Job Stability of University catering employees in Selected Universities in Nairobi City County, Kenya. Book of Conference Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference of Machakos University held at Machakos University Hotel between 24th-26th April 2019. Theme: Supporting Green Growth and Knowledge Economy through Research, Innovation and Technology for Sustainable Development. ISBN NUMBER: 978-9966-117-37-3
  •         Waweru B.K., Maranga V.N, & Rahab Mugambi (2019). Relationship between Employee’s Welfare Initiatives and Job Stability of University Catering Employees in Nairobi City County, Kenya. Book of Conference Proceedings of the 1st International Business Research and Industrial Conference on Emerging Trends in Business Management for Global Sustainable Development held at North Coast Beach Hotel between 20th-21st June 2019. Theme: Supporting Green Growth and Knowledge Economy through Research, Innovation and Technology for Sustainable Development. ISBN NUMBER: 978-9966- 132-53-6@ Copyright. 2019
  •         Waweru B.K. Maranga V.N, & Rahab Mugambi (2019) The relationship between social demographic factors and job stability of university catering employees in Nairobi City County, Kenya. Book of Conference Proceedings of the 1st KUBRIC Conference Kenyatta University Biennial Research and Innovation Conference held between 23rd -25th October 2019 at Kenyatta University, Kenya, under the theme; Research and Innovation for the Achievement of the SDGs and Kenya’s Big Four Agenda.
  •      Kamau, W.B., Maranga, V., and Mugambi, R. Psychological Contract and Job Stability: The Place of Welfare Initiatives on Job Embeddedness of University Catering Employees in Nairobi City, Kenya Book of Conference Proceedings of the 6th International Conference of Chuka University held at Chuka Main Campus from 6th– 8th November 2019 under the Theme “Leveraging Entrepreneurial Research and Education for Sustainable Development” Published in 2020
  •      Fatima L. Aliya, Vincent. N. M and Albert C.K (2019) Assessing the effects of price of food and beverages charged on client’s satisfaction of banquet services”. 17th Annual National Conference 24th - 27th September 2019.
  •  Maranga V, Khayiya R., Musumba. Linda, (2018). Evaluation of the current security standards within the Hotel Facilities; A comparative Study between Nairobi and Mombasa Counties, Kenya.
  •  Kahuthu. J,Maranga. V. (2018). Service Climate and Employee job Commitment in Quick- Service Restaurants in Nairobi Central Business District, Kenya.

RESEARCH AND PUBLICATIONS                                                                                                              

  • Gitau, J. K., Khayiya, R., & Maranga, V. (2024). Meaningful work and job burnout among frontline employees of classified hotels in Nairobi City County, Kenya: Does gender identity matter? Journal of Global Hospitality and Tourism, 3(1), 213–229. https://doi.org/10.5038/2771-5957.3.1.1032
  • Maringa., L.,Khayiya.,R.,& Maranga.,V.,(2023) Cultural Beliefs on Women Career Advancement in Selected Kenyan Hotels.  https://doi.org/10.51505/ijaemr.2023.8203
  • Gitau., Kahuthu., J., Maranga V., Khayiya., R., A. (2023) Socio-demographic Factors Associated with Job Burnout among Frontline Employees: A Cross-sectional Study of Classified Hotels in Nairobi City County, Kenya, International Journal of Advanced Engineering and Management Research Vol. 8, No. 03; 2023 ISSN: 2456-3676 www.ijaemr.com Page 131 http://dx.doi.org/10.51505/ijaemr.2023.8310
  • Ireri, D. M., Maranga, V., & Kamau, B. (2023). Influence of Senior Employees on Improved Performance in Selected 3-5 Star Hotels in Nairobi City County, Kenya. Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Management, 6(2), 60-77. https://doi.org/10.53819/81018102t5163
  • Odawo Linnett. M. Akinyi ;.Vincent Maranga ; . Beatrice Kamau (2022) Utilization Of Integrated Marketing Communication to Create Brand Recognition in Three to Five Star Hotels in Nairobi City County, Kenya. Journal of Economics, Management Sciences, and Procurement. Volume 2, Issue1 pp 85-97  Journal of Economics, Management Sciences and Procurement Volume 2, Issue I,
  • Simon O Were &  Vincent  N  Maranga  (2022)  Hotel  facilities’  management  practices and employee performance in Kenya, Research in Hospitality Management, 12:2,125-131, DOI: 10.1080/22243534.2022.2133069. available at: https://doi.org/10.1080/22243534.2022.2133069 
  • Mwangi, P.N, Maranga V., & Miricho, M. (2022). Analysis of the relationship between the management strategies and Customer satisfaction in the golf clubs in Nairobi City and Kiambu Counties. International Journal of Advanced Engineering and Management Research.7(2) 136-147: ISSN: 2456-3676: http://dx.doi.org/10.51505/IJAEMR.2022.7211
  •  Wanjohi, C. W., Maranga, V., & Kivuva, A. (2022). Influence of Career Development on Employee Retention in 3-5 Stars Rated Hotels in Nairobi City County, Kenya. Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Management, 5(2), 72-85. https://doorg/10.53819/81018102t5144
  • L.K., Mugambi.,R., & Maranga., V., (2022) Roles of Workplace Stressors on Job Performance among Frontline Employees in selected Star Rated Hotels in Nairobi City County, Kenya. Africa Journal of Emerging Issues (AJOEI) https://ajoeijournals.org
  •  Simon O Were & Vincent N Maranga (2022) Hotel facilities’ management
    practices and employee performance in Kenya, Research in Hospitality Management, 12:2,125-131, DOI: 10.1080/22243534.2022.2133069. available at: https://doi.org/10.1080/22243534.2022.2133069
  • Simon O Were, Moses N Miricho & Vincent N Maranga (2021). Pragmatic restaurant tipping in star-rated hotels in Kenya, Research in Hospitality Management, 11:3,255-261, DOI: 10.1080/22243534.2021.2006927. Available at: https://doi.org/10.1080/22243534.2021.2006927
  • Mwangi, P. N., Miricho, M., & Maranga, V. (2021). Evaluation of Corporate Governance as a Determinant of Customers Satisfaction in the Golf Clubs in Nairobi City and Kiambu Counties, Kenya. Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Management, 4(2), 20-27. ISSN: 2706– 6592: https://doi.org/10.53819/81018102t200
  • K., K., Maranga., V.,  Miricho.,M (2021) Influence of Human Capital Management on Customer Satisfaction in Game Lodges and Safari Camps in National Parks in Uganda ISSN: 2706-6592. Stratford Peer Reviewed Journals and Book Publishing Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Management Volume 4||Issue 1||Page 1-26
  •  Vincent Nyamari Maranga (2021). Determinants of Vulnerability of the Hotel Facilities Towards Insecurity by Star Rating: A Comparative Study between Nairobi and Mombasa Counties, Kenya. Journal of Hotel and Business Management,
  • Simon O Were, Moses N Miricho & Vincent N Maranga (2021). Pragmatic restaurant tipping in star-rated hotels in Kenya, Research in Hospitality Management, 11:3,255-261, DOI: 10.1080/22243534.2021.2006927.                                                                                     Available                                                                                                at: https://doi.org/10.1080/22243534.2021.2006927
  • Were S, O., Miricho N, M., & Maranga N., V., (2020). Restaurant Tipping Behavior and its Inspiration on Food Service Empathy; A focus on two and three-star hotels in Kenya. International Hospitality Review, Emerald Publishing. Available at: https://www.emerald.com/insight/2516-8142.htm, https://doi.org/10.1108/ihr-07-2020-0026.
  • Were Simon O., Miricho Moses, N., & Maranga Vincent N (2020). Foodservice clientele tipping behavior and its reliability in Kenya. Journal of Foodservice Business Research. Available at: https://doi.org/10.1080/15378020.2020.1834058 .
  • Were Simon O., Miricho Moses N., Maranga Vincent N., (2020). A Study into the Relationship between Restaurant Tipping and Food Service Tangibility in Kisumu County, Kenya. European Journal of Tourism, Hospitality and Recreation. Volume 10, Issue 2 . Available at: https://doi.org/10.2478/ejthr-2020-0016
  • Were S, O., Miricho N, M., & Maranga, N, V. (2020). The Tipping Consequence on Hospitality’s Restaurant Food and Beverage Service Responsiveness in Kisumu County -Kenya International Journal of Tourism & Hospitality Reviews eISSN: 2395-7654, Vol 7, No 1, 2020, pp 11-19, https://doi.org/10.18510/ijthr.2020.712. Available at: https://giapjournals.com/ijthr/issue/view/130
  • Kobia, P.M., Miricho, M., & Maranga, V. (2020). Hierarchical Culture Orientation and Employee Turnover at Private Members Golf Clubs in Nairobi City County, Kenya. Eastern Africa Journal of Contemporary Research, 2(1), 15-23.
  •  Kamau W., Maranga V., & Mugambi R. (2020) A comparative Study on Psychological Contract and Affective Commitment of Catering Employees between Public and Private Universities in Nairobi City County, Kenya. Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Management Vol 3 (1) pp.20-39
  •  Kamau, B., Maranga, D. V., Mugambi, D. R., & Kinuthia, D. T. (2020). The Mediating Role of Welfare on the Relationship between University Catering Employee’s Pride and Loyalty in Nairobi City County, Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Management, 3(1), 55 - 73.
  •  Were S, O., Miricho N, M., & Maranga, N, V., (2019). A Customer - Employee Encounter: A Review of Customer Quality Control on Restaurant Food Service. International Journal of Management, Innovation & Entrepreneurial Research eISSN: 2395-7662, Vol. 5, No 2, pp 01-10, https://doi.org/10.18510/ijmier.2019.521
  •  Kiunga, N., Maranga, V. N., & Kamau, B. (2019). Influence of Customer Cultural Orientation on Service Quality Expectations among 3-5 Star Hotels in Nairobi County, Kenya, Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Management, Vol. 2(1), 17-40.
  •  Were S, , Miricho N, M., & Maranga, N, V., (2019). A Review of Hospitality’s Restaurant Operations: An Explanation of the Tipping Phenomenon. Global Journal of Management and Business Research: Administration and Management Volume 19 Issue 5, Version 1.0. Online ISSN: 2249-4588 & Print ISSN: 0975-5853.
  • Were S, O., Miricho N, M., & Maranga, N, V., (2018). Study of food security through food waste and loss control mechanism in Kenya. International Journal of Tourism & Hospitality Reviews (IJTHR) eISSN: 2395-7654, Vol 5, No 1, pp 09-21. https://doi.org/10.18510/ijthr.2018.5 Available at: www.ijthr.in.
  • Mwangi, P. N., Monica A. Wandolo, Maranga V. N., & Mary Mutisya-Mutungi. (2018). Evaluating the Food Handlers’ Hygiene Practices as Determinants of Customer Choice at Selected African Indigenous Restaurants in Nairobi City County, Kenya. Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Management, 1(1), 57 - 76. ISSN: 2706 - 6592: https://doi.org/10.53819.
  • Were S, O., Miricho N, M., & Maranga, N, V., (2018). Study of food security through food waste and loss control mechanism in Kenya. International Journal of Tourism & Hospitality Reviews (IJTHR) eISSN: 2395-7654, Vol 5, No 1, pp 09-21. https://doi.org/10.18510/ijthr.2018.5 Available at: www.ijthr.in.
  • Adedipe A., Maranga, V., Miricho, M., and Issa A. L., (2018). Influence of Hotel Rating and Regulations Control on Upmarket Hotel Performance in Federal Capital Territory, Abuja,Nigeria. Journal of Research in Tourism. vol. pg 64-69. Published by National Institute for Hospitality and Tourism Management (NIHOTOUR), Nigeria, Abuja
  •  Adedipe A., Miricho, M., and Maranga, V. (2018). Hotel Categorisation and Professional Association Involvement in HATMAN Journal of Hospitality and Tourism. Vol. 8 (1), Pg. 77-82, Published by Hospitality and Tourism Management Association of Nigeria, Kaduna.
  • Were S, , Miricho N, M., & Maranga N., V., (2017). "The Role of Culture on Food Choices: A Case Study of Hospitality Clientele in Independent Commercial Catering Outlets." International Journal of Research in Tourism and Hospitality (IJRTH), vol 3, no. 4, pp. 44- 53.doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.20431/2455-0043.0304005.Available at: www.arcjournals.org

BOOK PUBLICATION

  • V. (2018) Manager's Perception Towards Security Factors in the Hotel Industry

       ID (173307) and the electronic version book’s ISBN (978-613-8-38665-0). Lambert Academic

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