PUBLICATIONS, CONFERENCES PAPERS AND POSTERS
Murithi, W. Vershinina, N. and Rodgers, P. (2019), Where more is less: Institutional Voids and Business Families: A Focus on Sub-Saharan African Context, International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behavior & Research.
Vershinina, N., Woldesenbet Beta, K., & Murithi, W.K. (2018). How does national culture enable or constrain entrepreneurship? Exploring the role of Harambee in Kenya. Journal of Small Business and Enterprise Development, 25(4), 687-704.
b) Chapters Submitted and accepted for Publication
Murithi, W.K and Woldesensbet, Beta, K (forthcoming) Comparing Family and Nonfamily Firms’ Strategic Effects on Regional Development: Evidence from Kenya, in the upcoming book Basco, R, Suwala, B (ed), “Family Business and Regional Development”, Routledge-Taylor and Francis Group, to be published in 2020.
Ogunsade A.I; Murithi W. K., and Mafimisebi O. P (forthcoming) Institutional Determinants and Entrepreneurial Mindsets of University Educated Youths in Sub-Saharan Africa, Dobson, S., Jones, P, Agyapong, D and Maas, G. (ed) “Enterprising Africa: Transformation Through Entrepreneurship”, Routledge-Taylor and Francis Group, to be published in 2020.
Irene, B.N., Murithi, W.K, Frank, R Madawa-Bray, B (under review), Is a Woman’s Place in the Kitchen? The Emancipatory potential of Entrepreneurship from the Perspective of African Women Entrepreneurs, Guelich, U. et al (ed), in the EE-Dianabook Edward Elgar Publishing, to be published in 2020.
d) Conference Papers and Un-refereed Papers
Murithi, W. K., (2020), Exploring the Intersection of Entrepreneurial Activities and Socio-Cultural Institutions: How Technology Entrepreneurs (Firms) Create Social Value in Kenya, Africa Academy of Management Lagos, Nigeria 8-11th January 2020
Murithi, W.K. and Vershinina, N., Exploring Strategic Behaviours of Family Businesses in Sub-Saharan African Context: Does Family Involvement and Size of the Firm Matter? Institute of Small Business and Entrepreneurship (ISBE) conference in November 4th, 2019 Newcastle, UK
Murithi, W. K (2019), Dynamics of Family Businesses and their Implications on Creation of Social Value: Evidence from Kenya a sub-Saharan Africa Country, presented at the Academy of Management Conference in Boston, Massachusetts 9-13th August 2019
Murithi, W.K., Wodelsbett Beta, K. and Adekunle, O (2019) Working title: Exploring the Intersection of Entrepreneurial Activities and Socio-Cultural Institutions: How Technology Entrepreneurs (Firms) Create Social Value in Kenya, presented at the International Conference of African Entrepreneurship, Leicester, UK 13-14th June 2019
Murithi, W.K and Woldesenbet, K (2019) and Do family firms contribute differently to regional development compared to nonfamily firms? Presented at the European Academy of Management (Euram) Conference in Lisboa, Portugal, 26-28th June 2019
Murithi, W.K and Woldesenbet, K (2018) Firm Entrepreneurship and Regional Economic Development: The Role of Family Involvement in the Firm, presented at the British Academy of Management (BAM), Sept 3-5th in Bristol 2018
Murithi, W.K (2018) Family firms and regional Economic Development: What is the role of industrial clusters and firm growth in emerging economies, presented at the 5th Global Conference on Economic Geography held in Cologne, Germany 24-28th July 2018.
Murithi, W.K Vershinina, N. and Rodgers, P. (2018) Understanding the Institutional Environment influence on Family Businesses: A Focus on Sub-Saharan Africa, submitted to the 4th Biennial Conference of the Africa Academy of Management (AFAM) held on the 3-6th January at the Addis Ababa University in Ethiopia
Murithi, W.K., Woldesenbet, K., and Vershinina, N. (2017) Do ‘Harambee Spirit’ and ‘Familiness’ share their meanings in the context of ICT Sector Family Businesses in Kenya? Paper presented at 17th European Academy of Management Annual Conference, 21- 24th June, Glasgow, UK.
Murithi, W.K, Vershinina, N., and Woldesenbet Beta, K. (2017) ‘The Role of ‘Harambee’ in enabling Entrepreneurship Activities in developing Economies: A Case of Kenya’), presented at the European Academy of Management (Euram) Conference, ‘Making Knowledge Work’, held in Glasgow, UK, June, 2017.
"Why Peer Mentoring Works" (Eyre, J. and Murithi, W.K 2015), during the 'Learning and Teaching conference' held at De Montfort University, 2015
e) Research Poster Presentation
Murithi, W.K (2018). When does family involvement in a business make a difference in regional economic development? De Montfort University Poster Competition, Leicester, England, 20th March 2018
Murithi, W.K (2015), Egg or Chicken: Do family-ownership influence firm’s involvement in industrial/regional clusters, research poster presented at the British Academy of Management (BAM) annual conference, Portsmouth, England, September 2015
Murithi, W.K (2018). When does family involvement in the business make a difference to regional economic development? Presented at the De Montfort University Annual research poster competition, Leicester, England, 11th April 2018.