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  • Mulinge, Munyae (Elsevier Science Ltd., 2002)
    The aim of this article is to identify and profile some often overlooked socioeconomic and political factors that render the protection of the rights of the child, as guaranteed through the 1989 United Nations’ Convention ...
  • Bellows, Scott (Business Daily, 2017-11-22)
    How many faces do you show in public? When visiting our children’s school open days we might show our humble and encouraging face yet while stuck driving in traffic we may show our impatient and agitated face and yet still ...
  • Bellows, Scott (Business Daily, 2017-11-15)
    Imagine a country where vote rigging and buying persisted in urban areas. A wealthy businessman strip-mined large tracks of land in several counties while giving only minimal compensation to the government or communities. ...
  • Baiocchi, Michael; Omondi, Benjamin; Langat, Nickson; Boothroyd, Derek B.; Sinclair, Jake; Pavia, Lee; Mulinge, Munyae; Githua, Oscar; Golden, Neville H. (Society for Prevention Research, 2016)
    The study’s design was a cluster-randomized,matched-pairs, parallel trial of a behavior-based sexual assault prevention intervention in the informal settlements.The participants were primary school girls aged 10–16. ...
  • Bellows, Scott (Business Daily, 2017-11-08)
    Following millennia of hyper-defined gender roles and painful explicit bias against women in the official and public space, women since World War II count numerous cultural and professional successes towards breaking down ...
  • Bellows, Scott (Business Daily, 2017-11-01)
    Any upwardly mobile career-minded individual needs to master the art of negotiations in professional life. Last week in Business Talk, we delved into different conflict negotiating positions and how to follow the Japanese ...
  • Bellows, Scott (Business Daily, 2017-10-25)
    Political machinations often involve collaboration and bargaining. European diplomats in the middle ages used the French word for speaking, parlez, that transformed into the English term “parley” to specifically mean ...
  • Bellows, Scott (Business Daily, 2017-10-18)
    Sit quietly in a restaurant and take notice when managers who work together in the same firm come in and eat lunch. Invariably, discussion will shift to stories about the office and complaints about employees. Supervisors ...
  • Bellows, Scott (Business Daily, 2017-10-11)
    An employee’s ability to build workplace relationships stands as a critical predictor of career success often more than even office competency. Inasmuch, following last week’s Business Talk article in the Business Daily ...
  • Bellows, Scott (Business Daily, 2017-10-04)
    Wafula trudged into the office one morning over an hour late and tried to sneak over to his desk. Over the previous 24 hours, he had not slept. His uncle tragically got hit by a matatu (public service vehicle) and was ...
  • Bellows, Scott (Business Daily, 2017-09-27)
    The concept of transformational leadership and its different components has dominated leadership research and practical training ever since James Burns in the 1970s and later Bernard Bass in the 1980s popularised the ...
  • Bellows, Scott (Business Daily, 2017-09-20)
    Muriithi and Omar work in the energy sector with undergraduate degrees from JKUAT and Kenyatta University respectively earned in 2007. Mr Muriithi enjoys his career in the sector while Mr Omar dreams of escaping into ...
  • Bellows, Scott (Business Daily, 2017-09-14)
    Employees care ferociously about fairness. If a workplace hires more of one ethnicity than another, the unfavoured tribes will feel slighted. If men get promoted more often, the women in an office will harbour disdain for ...
  • Bellows, Scott (Business Daily, 2017-09-07)
    Over the past four decades, social science research firmly established that internal workplace communication stands as a pillar of corporate success. Unfortunately, a disconnect exists between what science knows and what ...
  • Bellows, Scott (Business Daily, 2017-08-30)
    Companies desire to maximise shareholder wealth. To achieve wealth maximisation, firms need to grow, innovate, retain more of their customers and enter new markets. A salient key to entities achieving their lofty goals ...
  • Bellows, Scott (Business Daily, 2017-08-23)
    A relatively new area of organisational behaviour that researchers currently explore within companies entails the degree to which employees can express their voice. Business researchers have long understood that staff ...
  • Bellows, Scott (Business Daily, 2017-08-16)
    Following our just completed General Election, let us investigate what local and international markets view about the results by peering into the Kenya shilling exchange rate against other currencies and what we can expect ...
  • Bellows, Scott (Business Daily, 2017-08-09)
    Let us be steadfast against stereotyping those different from ourselves especially after the General Election. From board rooms to office cubicles, sitting rooms to local schools, and politicians to civil society, we ...
  • Bellows, Scott (Business Daily, 2017-08-03)
    Kenya, land of the hopeful, nation of dreamers, country of doers, cradle of innovators, and humour capital of the world; we stand out unique among people around the world. We balance between traditional and modern, African ...
  • Bellows, Scott (Business Daily, 2017-07-26)
    As Kenya celebrated the 2017 presidential debates this week where four candidates came together in two different sessions to deliberate on the future of our great nation, many also pondered the immediate aftermath of the ...

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