Dr. Muraguri, Charity Wairimu

Assistant Professor
cwmuraguri@usiu.ac.ke    |     +254 730 116 395


Dr. Charity Muraguri is an Assistant Professor of Strategic Management at United States International University- Africa, Chandaria School of Business. She holds a PhD in Business Administration with specialization in Strategic Management from Kenyatta University and Masters in Business Administration from University of Nairobi, School of Business. She is a member of Kenya Institute of Management (K.I.M) AKIM and also member of African Studies Association of Africa (ASAA).

Dr. Muraguri is a strategic management enthusiastic and strategy execution consultant, certified mentor and coach with diverse experience in youth mentorship. Her work experience spans across more than 15 years in various capacities within teaching in strategic management and Office administration in several private universities. Dr. Muraguri is a seasoned facilitator and trainer and has been aggressively involved in research in the areas of strategic management, women leadership, corporate governance, strategic thinking, change management, organizational resilience and various forms of critical thinking. She has continuously supervised graduate students at PhD and master’s level and published several articles in refereed journals both locally and internationally as well as published a book and contributed towards a book chapter.

In addition, Dr. Muraguri is a passionate, trained and accredited mentor and Coach and thus an expert in student mentorship where she is involved in providing academic, personal and professional help in addition to playing a key role in the development of the USIU-A students mentorship manual. Dr. Muraguri is an active member in various groups and associations, has presented papers in several international conferences and contributed to various academic reports and articles. Further, she has advanced her consultancies and research capacity having participated in several consultancies and research studies both locally and internationally.

Academic Degrees:

  • 2016: Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Strategic Management, Kenyatta University, Nairobi, Kenya
  • 2010: Master of Business Administration, Strategic Management, University of Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
  • 2000: Bachelor of Education (Arts), Kenyatta University, Nairobi, Kenya.


Journal Articles

  1. Njagi A.W, Kamau. J.N, Muraguri, C.W (2021 )Has Market Culture Flown Out of the Window in Strategy Implementation within Professional Bodies in Kenya? The University Journal Volume 3 Issue 1 2021 ISSN: 2519 – 0997 (Print).
  2. Njagi A.W, Kamau. J.N, Muraguri, C.W (2021) Is Strategy Implementation Enhanced by Cultural Dimensions in Professional Bodies? Kabarak Journal of Research and Innovation Vol. 11 No. 1 (2021).ISSN 2305-784X (print) ISSN 2410-8383 (online).
  3. Muathe S.M, & Muraguri C.W 2020 Entrepreneurial Spirit: Acceptance and Adoption of E-Commerce in the Health Sector in Kenya. International Journal of Business, Economics and Management Works. ISSN-e2410-3500 vol 7, issue 8 pp 08-14.
  4. Muraguri, C., Kimencu, L., Kuria, J.T., (2017). The Influence of Organizational Leadership on Performance of Universities in Kenya. African Multidisciplinary Journal of Research. Vol 2(1) ISSN: 2518-2986. (Online).
  5. Muraguri, C., (2018). Assessing of the impact of climate Change on Academic Performance among university students from Kajiado county. African Multidisciplinary Journal of Research Vol 3 (1), ISSN: 2518-2986 (Online).
  6. Muraguri, C. W. (2018). Strategic Management Practices and Entrepreneurial Orientation among private universities in Kenya. The Strategic Journal of Business & Change Management, 5(4), 2156- 2169.
  7. Muraguri, C., (2018) The Influence of Cultural Practices on Academic Performance: An analysis of University Students from Kajiado County (AISA Conference) Development from Below and Above in Africa Editor: Published by the Centre for Democracy, Research and Development (CEDRED),Nairobi, Kenya ISBN 978-9966-116-75-8 Book Chapter publication Chapter 16 pp 16.

Area of specialization:

  • Strategic Management and
  • Knowledge Management

Teaching Courses

  • MGT 7010 - Seminar in Strategic Management
  • BUS 6120 - Strategic Response to Turbulent Environments
  • BUS 4090 - Strategic management
  • MGT 3010 - Overview Of Management Practices
  • MGT4030 - Cross Cultural Management
  • IBA 4950 - Senior Project