Erick Kithinji Mbaeh, Ag. Chair, Department of Hospitality and Tourism
erick.mbaeh@kemu.ac.ke
(+254) 723-332197
Main Campus, Main Administration Block

Erick Kithinji Mbaeh

Designation: Ag. Chair of Department
School: Business and Economics
Department: Hospitality and Tourism

“Knowledge is like a garden: If it is not cultivated, it cannot be harvested”

Biography

Established hospitality, tourism and marketing professional trainer with over 10 years’ experience with great practical knowledge and proficiency in developing new lessons and activities to expand learning opportunities. I’m a proficient lecturer with progressive skills in developing academic programs, instructing, and assessing students. An acknowledged leader and trainer, committed to integrity, proactive organization and reputable work ethics, with extensive participation in committees and extra-curricular activities

Education

  • Ph.D, Hospitality Management, Moi University, Kenya (ongoing)
  • MBA., Business Administration-Marketing, Kenya Methodist University, Kenya
  • B.Arts., Hotel and Hospitality Management, Moi University, Kenya

Publications

  • Mbaeh, K.E. (2016) - Hospitality Family and Entrepreneurship. African Journal of Tourism, Hospitality and Leisure Studies
  • Bichage, E & Mbaeh, K.E. (2015) - A balanced scorecard approach to measuring performance of five star hotels in Nairobi, Kenya. African Journal of Tourism, Hospitality and Leisure Studies: Vol 1 (1) – 2015
  • Kangai, D & Mbaeh, K.E. (2015) Investigation of peace tourism development potential for product diversification in Laikipia County. African Journal of Tourism, Hospitality and Leisure Studies: Vol 1 (1) – 2015
  • Mbaeh, K.E., Wafula, K. F. & Muny,M.C. (2015) Impact of HIV/AIDS on Hotel Staff Productivity in Kenya: A Survey of Selected Hotels in North Coast. Journal of Tourism, Hospitality and Sports, Vol.3, 2015
  • Mbaeh, K.E (2013) Extended Marketing Mix and Customer’s Satisfaction in Classified Non-Star Hotels in Meru Municipality Kenya, International Review of Management and Business Research , Vol. 2 Issue.3

Research Interests

  • Sustainable Hospitality and Tourism Management
  • Enterprising
  • Service Marketing
  • Information systems
  • Tourism and Hospitality innovations

Skills

Strategy Formulation and planning94%
Budget Planning and Allocations90%
Tourism Management 98%