PROF. NIXON MUGANDA OCHARA


POSITION
FACULTY: SOCIAL SCIENCES AND TECHNOLOGY
SCHOOL: BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT STUDIES
DEPARTMENT: BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
PREVIOUS DESIGNATION: DIRECTOR OF SCHOOL / SENIOR LECTURER
OFFICE EMAIL: nixon.muganda@tukenya.ac.ke
OFFICE TELEPHONE: +254(020) 2219929, 3341639, 3343672
CONSULTATION HOURS: 8AM-5PM MON - FRI
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EDUCATION
Qualification Area of Specialization Institution Year
DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY (PHD)INFORMATION SYSTEMSUNIVERSITY OF CAPE TOWN (SOUTH AFRICA)2008
MASTERS OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (MBA)INFORMATION SYSTEMSUNIVERSITY OF NAIROBI (KENYA)2001
BACHELOR OF COMMERCE (B.COM)MANAGEMENT SCIENCEUNIVERSITY OF NAIROBI (KENYA)1996
CERTIFICATEKCSEALLIANCE HIGH SCHOOL (KENYA)1990
WORK EXPERIENCE
Period Position Institution
1/12/2014 - TODATEASSOCIATE PROFESSOR & DIRECTOR; SCHOOL OF BUSINESSTECHNICAL UNIVERSITY OF KENYA (KENYA)
1/4/2007 - 31/8/2008RESEARCH ASSOCIATEUNIVERSITY OF CAPE TOWN (SOUTH AFRICA)
1/2/2003 - 31/7/2008ASSISTANT LECTURERUNIVERSITY OF NAIROBI (KENYA)
1/7/1996 - 31/7/1998ACCOUNT MANAGERAFRICA ONLINE (KENYA)
1/12/2010 - 31/6/2014SENIOR LECTURERUNIVERSITY OF PRETORIA (SOUTH AFRICA)
1/8/2014 - 31/12/2014ASSOCIATE PROFESSORUNIVERSITY OF PRETORIA (SOUTH AFRICA)
1/9/2001 - 31/1/2003BUSINESS CONSULTANTSYMPHONY LTD (KENYA)
1/8/2008 - 30/11/2010LECTURERUNIVERSITY OF NAIROBI (KENYA)
1/8/1999 - 1/7/1998CUSTOMER SERVICE MANAGERNAIROBINET ONLINE (KENYA)
SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
- INFLUENCE PROCESS OF IMPLEMENTATIONEFFECTIVENESS IN CHALLENGD INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY PROJECTS IN AFRICA.
INFORMAYION TECHNOLOGY & PEOPLE, 27,3
- LEADERSHIP FOR THE ELECTRONIC AGE; TOWARDS A DEVELOPMENT-OREIENTED SOCIO-TECHNICAL ONTOLOGY OF LEADERSHIP: SCENE SETTING. AFRICAN JOURNAL OF INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION; LEADERSHIP IN THE ELECTRONIC AGE.
A BROAD INTER-DISPLINARY PRACTICE, (13), 1-12
- ENABLFORMS OF POWER, POLITICS AND LEADERSHIP IN ASYNCHRONOUS VIRTUAL PROJECT ENVIRONMENT:AN EXPLORATORY ANALYSIS IN SOUTH AFRICA.
INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF MANAGING PROJECTS IN BUSINESS, 6(3), 3-3.
- NATIONAL CULTURE AND ORGANIZATIONAL CAPABILITIES OF IT OFF-SHORING  SERVICES IN KENYA .
AFRICAN JOURNAL OF BUSINESS MANAGEMENT, 7(20), PP. 1983-2000.
- Brown, I., Collins, T., Malika, B., Morrison, D., Muganda, N., & Speight, H. (2007). Global diffusion of the Internet XI: Internet diffusion and its determinants in South Africa: The first decade of democracy (1994-2004) and beyond. Communications of the Association for Information Systems, 19(1), 9. http://aisel.aisnet.org/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=2652&context=cais
- Ochara, N. M. (2008). Emergence of the e-government artifact in an environment of social exclusion in Kenya. The African Journal of Information Systems, 1(1), 3. http://digitalcommons.kennesaw.edu/ajis/vol1/iss1/3/
- Ochara, N. M. (2010). Assessing irreversibility of an E-Government project in Kenya: Implication for governance. Government Information Quarterly, 27(1), 89-97. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0740624X09000896
- Ochara-Muganda, N., & Van Belle, J. (2010). A proposed framework for E-Government knowledge infrastructures for Africa’s transition economies. J. e-Government Stud. Best Pract, 303226, 1-9. http://www.ibimapublishing.com/journals/JEGSBP/2010/303226/303226.pdf
- Ochara, N. M., Van Belle, J. P., & Brown, I. (2008). Global Diffusion of the Internet XIII: Internet Diffusion in Kenya and Its Determinants--A Longitudinal Analysis. Communications of the Association for Information Systems, 23(1), 7. http://aisel.aisnet.org/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=3327&context=cais
- Muganda, N., & VanBelle, J. P. (2007). An investigation of the value of E-business adoption: The case of selected firms in Kenya. In virtual paper presented at the 8th IBIMA conference, Dublin, Ireland https://scholar.google.com/scholar?hl=en&as_sdt=0,5&cluster=6229914277962385392
- Muganda, N., & Van Belle, J. (2008). Managing the e-government adoption process in Kenya’s local authorities. In 10th IBIMA Conference on Innovation and Knowledge Management. http://www.comt1.uct.ac.za/InformationSystems/staff/personalpages/jvbelle/2009/IBIMA08%2011%20Egov%20Adoption%20in%20Kenya.pdf
- Johnston, K., Muganda, N., & Theys, K. (2007). Key Issues for Cios in South Africa. The Electronic Journal of Information Systems in Developing Countries, 30. https://144.214.55.140/ojs2/index.php/ejisdc/article/view/390
- Ochara, N. M., Asmelash, D., & Mlay, S. (2012). Group think decision making deficiency in the requirements engineering process: Towards a crowdsourcing model. Innovation Vision 2020: Sustainable Growth, Entrepreneurship, and Economic Development, Vols 1, 4, 1654-1674. http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2132040
- Mwania, M., & Muganda, N. (2011). An investigation on the relationship between information technology (IT) conceptualization and bank performance. School of Computer Science & Information Technology, Kimathi University College of Technology, Kenya. In AIBUMA Conference paper. https://scholar.google.com/scholar?cluster=4081276771862524777&hl=en&oi=scholarr
- Ochara, N. M. (2012). Grassroots community participation as a key to e-governance sustainability in Africa: Section I: Themes and approaches to inform e-strategies. African Journal of Information and Communication: Perspective on a Decade of e-Government in Africa, (12), 26-47. http://reference.sabinet.co.za/sa_epublication_article/afjic_n12_a3
- Ochara, N. M., & Mawela, T. (2015). Enabling social sustainability of e-participation through mobile technology. Information Technology for Development, 21(2), 205-228. http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/pdf/10.1080/02681102.2013.833888
- Ochara, N. (2012). An organizing vision for e-participation projects in Africa. Managing e-government projects: Concepts, issues, and best practices, 100-130. https://books.google.co.ke/books?hl=en&lr=&id=cSz75NIAsFMC&oi=fnd&pg=PA100&dq=info:UaF2awLbPLwJ:scholar.google.com&ots=Y3IJGV8sZf&sig=W8YUCPoGSYs62Xhy_7PgylQxBUY#v=onepage&q&f=false
- Muganda, N. (2009, October). Assessing alignment of an e-government project in the context of a developing country: a Heideggerian perspective. In Proceedings of the 2009 Annual Research Conference of the South African Institute of Computer Scientists and Information Technologists (pp. 193-202). ACM. http://dl.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=1632174
- Ochara, N. M. (2013). Leadership for the electronic age: towards a development-oriented, socio-technical ontology of leadership: scene setting. African Journal of Information and Communication: Leadership in the electronic age: a broad inter-disciplinary practice, (13), 1-12. http://reference.sabinet.co.za/sa_epublication_article/afjic_n13_a2
- Ochara, N. M., De Villiers, C., Twinomurinzi, H., & Pretorius, J. (2014, September). Evaluating Creative Mobile Applications Development Using Emotional Design. In Proceedings of the Southern African Institute for Computer Scientist and Information Technologists Annual Conference 2014 on SAICSIT 2014 Empowered by Technology (p. 132). ACM. http://dl.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=2664614
- Odiit, M. C. A., Mayoka, G. K., Rwashana, A. S., & Ochara, N. M. (2014, September). Alignment of Information Systems to Strategy in the Health Sector Using a Systems Dynamics Approach. In Proceedings of the Southern African Institute for Computer Scientist and Information Technologists Annual Conference 2014 on SAICSIT 2014 Empowered by Technology (p. 38). ACM. http://dl.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=2664624
- Ochara, N. M. (2014). Towards a Regional Ontology for E-Participation: An Ecological View. Digital Access and E-Government: Perspectives from Developing and Emerging Countries: Perspectives from Developing and Emerging Countries, 60. https://books.google.co.ke/books?hl=en&lr=&id=YwmXBQAAQBAJ&oi=fnd&pg=PA60&dq=info:FIoslsHWW1AJ:scholar.google.com&ots=hS0HTWKLUz&sig=N79pwo9egJW4E2V2cB33gNO1I6s&redir_esc=y#v=onepage&q&f=false
CURRENT POSTGRADUATE STUDENTS SUPERVISION
Name Project Title Period
MAWELA, T.TOWARDS A TRANSFORMATIONAL GOVERNMENT FRAMEWORK FOR SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA.PhD
MABONGACONCEPTUALIZING GREEN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY IN ZIMBABWE2013
LEHLOA, P.THE ROLE OF NATIONAL INFORMATION ECOLOGY ON ADOPTION OF E-COMMERCE IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES2013
KANDIRI, J.EFFECTIVE IMPLEMENTATION OF TECHNOLOGY INNOVATIONS IN HIGHER EDUCATION INSTITUTIONS.PhD

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