Joshua Rumo A. Ndiege, PhD

Assistant Professor, Information Systems
jrumo@usiu.ac.ke    |     0730116185

Areas of interest/specialization: ICT4D, Business Informatics, IT Adoption, Development Informatics

Biography:

Dr. Joshua Rumo Arongo Ndiege has over 16 years of university experience including five years heading the Departments of Computing at United States International University – Africa (three years) and University of Eastern Africa, Baraton (two years).

Currently, Ndiege is an Assistant Professor of Information Systems at USIU-Africa. Ndiege’s research interest is largely in the areas of Knowledge Management, Development Informatics, ICT4D, SMEs, IT Adoption and Business Informatics. He has authored and coauthored a number of refereed journal articles and conference papers. He is a reviewer for academic journals including South African Journal of Information Management, Journal of Information and Knowledge Management Systems and African Journal of Information Systems. He also serves as an IPC member of a number of international conferences.

Ndiege has supervised a number of postgraduate students and acts as an external examiner for Masters and PhDs for a number of universities in South Africa and Kenya. He has been a member of several university wide committees such as the Senate, Educational Effectiveness Committee and Academic Standards Committee amongst others.

Ndiege hold a PhD in Information Systems, a Masters in Commerce (Information Systems) and a Masters in e-Commerce.

Academic Degrees: PhD (Information Systems), MCom (Information Systems), Me-Commerce, Bcom

Publications

Journals:

  • Okong'o, W, & Ndiege, J R A, (2023) Knowledge sharing in open-source software development communities: A review and synthesis, VINE Journal of Information and Knowledge Management Systems, Vol. ahead-of-print No. ahead-of-print, https://doi.org/ 10.1108/VJIKMS-10-2022-0339
  • Omanyo, J, & Ndiege, J R A, (Accepted in May 2023/ In press) Knowledge management considerations in learning management systems in higher education institutions: A systematic review, synthesis and research agenda, VINE Journal of Information and Knowledge Management Systems, Vol. ahead-of-print No. ahead-of-print, https://doi.org/ 10.1108/VJIKMS-09-2022-0305
  • Ndiege, J R A, Mwaura, L M, & Christopher, F (2023) Technology for resilience amid COVID-19 pandemic: Narratives from small business owners in Kenya, The Electronic Journal of Information Systems in Developing Countries, 89(5), https://doi.org/10.1002/isd2.12272
  • Ndiege, J R, & Backhouse, Judy (2023) "Knowledge management in local governments in developing countries: A systematic literature review", VINE Journal of Information and Knowledge Management Systems Vol. 53. No. 3, pp. 450-466. https://doi.org/10.1108/VJIKMS-12-2020-0215
  • Mutanu, L, Ndiege, J R & Barnardo, C (2022), "Augmenting small enterprise operations with technology: the case of kraft therapy foundation in a user-centred design", Emerald Emerging Markets Case Studies, Vol. 12 No. 1. https://doi.org/10.1108/EEMCS-08-2021-0257
  • Ndiege, J R, Okello, Gabriel & Wamuyu, P K, (2020) Cyberbullying among university students: The Kenyan experience, The African Journal of Information Systems, 12(1), 24 – 43
  • Ndiege, J R, & Wamuyu, P K, (2019) Knowledge management practices and systems within county governments in developing countries: Perspectives from selected counties in Kenya, VINE Journal of Information and Knowledge Management Systems, 49(3), 420 – 439.
  • Ndiege, J R, (2019) Social media technology for strategic positioning of small and medium-sized enterprises: Empirical evidence from a developing economy, Electronic Journal of Information Systems in Developing Countries; e12069, https://doi.org/10.1002/isd2.12069
  • Ndiege, J R, & Okello, Gabriell, (2018) Information security awareness amongst students joining higher academic institutions in developing countries: Evidence from Kenya, The African Journal of Information Systems, Vol. 10: Iss. 3, Article 4
  • Wambugu, A W & Ndiege, J R (2018) Adoption of cloud computing by SMEs in Nairobi County, Kenya, International Journal of Latest Research in Humanities and Social Science, 1(9), 34 – 50
  • Ndiege, J R, Herselman, M E & Flowerday, S V, (2014). Absorptive capacity and ICT adoption strategies for SMEs: A case study in Kenya, The African Journal of Information Systems, Vol. 6: Iss. 4, Article 2
  • Ndiege, J R, Herselman, M E & Flowerday, S V, (2012), Absorptive capacity: Relevancy for large and small enterprises, South African Journal of Information Management 14(1), 1-9
  • Ndiege, J R, Herselman, M E & Flowerday, S V (2012). Information and communication technologies within small and medium enterprises in developing economies. African Journal of Business Management, 6(10), 3576-3582
  • Ndiege, J R , Wayi, N, Herselman, M E (2012). Quality assessment of information systems in SMEs: A study of Eldoret town, Kenya. Electronic Journal of Information Systems in Developing Countries, 51(2), 1-23

Book Chapters:

  • Ndiege, J R, Mwaura, L M, (2023). Cyberbullying in Universities: Looking at the growing trends in developing countries. In Helen Cowie and Carrie-Anne Myers (Eds), Cyberbullying and online harms: Preventions and interventions from community to campus. (pp. 215-223) Routledge. doi:10.4324/9781003258605-24.
  • Wamuyu, P. K, & Ndiege, J. R (2019). Barriers Impeding Knowledge Management Practices in the Public Sector: The Case of Devolved Governments in Kenya. In Y. A. Albastaki, A. I. Al-Alawi, & S. A. Al-Bassam (Eds), Handbook of Research on Implementing Knowledge Management Strategy in the Public Sector. (pp. 303-321). Hershey, PA: IGI Global. doi:10.4018/978-1-5225-9639-4.ch017.

Conferences:

  • Mbogo, I, & Ndiege, J R A (2023). Social Media for Knowledge Sharing by SMEs. A case of manufacturing firms in Embu county in Kenya. IST-Africa 2023 Conference. IEEE Explore. Tshwane, South Africa
  • Ndiege, J R (2020). Promoting e-participation in county governments: A case of a county government in a developing country. Seventh International Conference on eDemocracy & eGovernment - Buenos Aires, Argentina, 2020. IEEE Explore. Buenos Aires, Argentina.
  • Farooq, A, Ndiege, J R, Isoaho, J, (2019). Factors affecting security behavior of Kenyan students: An integration of protection motivation theory and theory of planned behavior. IEEE AFRICON 2019 Conference. IEEE Explore. Accra, Ghana.
  • Ndiege, J R, Wamuyu, P K, (2019). Improving capacity for knowledge management in county governments: Perspectives from selected counties in Kenya. IST-Africa 2019 Conference. IEEE Explore. Nairobi, Kenya.
  • Obonyo, V, Ndiege, J R, Ngesa, R, (2019). Knowledge management practices hindering achievement of sustainable food nutrition and security in Kenya. Kenyatta University Biennial Research and Innovation Conference 2019. Nairobi, Kenya.
  • Ndiege, J R, Wamuyu, P K,(2018). Cyberbullying in institutions of higher learning in developing countries: Evidence from Kenya. IEEE 2018 International Symposium on Technology and Society (ISTAS 2018). IEEE Explore. George Washington University, Washington D.C., US.
  • Wamuyu, P K, Ndiege, J R (2018). Conceptualization of a knowledge management framework for county governments: A case of devolved county Governments in Kenya. Thirteenth International Conference on Digital Information Management (ICDIM 2018). IEEE Explore. Berlin, German.
  • Ndiege, J R, Okello, G (2018). Towards information security savvy students in institutions of higher learning in Africa: A case of a university in Kenya. IST-Africa 2018 Conference. IEEE Explore. Gaborone, Botswana.
  • Wambugu, A W, Ndiege, J R, (2018). Harnessing cloud computing by small and medium enterprises in Kenya. 12th Egerton University International Conference. Egerton University, Kenya.
  • Ndiege, J R, (2016). Cyber security awareness among young cyber users: Need for policies, standards and guidelines. ISACA Annual Conference – Secure Kenya III. Mombasa, Kenya.
  • Omambia A A, Ndiege J R, (2014). Effects of use of online registration system on user satisfaction at the institutions of higher learning in developing economies: A case of University of Eastern Africa, Baraton. Baraton Annual Interdisciplinary Research Conference. Baraton: University of Eastern, Baraton, Kenya.
  • Omambia A A,Ndiege J R, Mogaka N B, (2014). E-Commerce and International Business. First Annual International Interdisciplinary Conference. Kisii: Kisii University, Kenya.
  • Ndiege, J R, Wayi, N, & Herselman, M E (2012). Impact of ICT used within SMEs in Eldoret, Kenya. The 4th Annual International Conference on ICT for Africa. International Centre for Information Technology and Development. Kampala, Uganda.

Teaching (courses taught):

  • Systems Analysis and Design
  • IT Strategy and Management
  • Management Information Systems
  • IT Project Management
  • Enterprise Systems