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Assistant Professor

University of Central Oklahoma

About

Sammy Muriithi, B.B.A., is an assistant professor of management in the College of Business. His primary areas of research interest include Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability, Corporate Governance, Entrepreneurship, Mergers and Acquisitions, and Family Business.

Education and Certifications

Doctor of Business Administration (Strategic Management), Louisiana Tech. University, Ruston, LA 2016
Master of Business Administration, (Accounting), Troy University, Troy, AL. 2010
Bachelors in Business and Management, Egerton University, Kenya. 2005
Institute for the Management of Information Systems, UK. Higher Diploma 2005

Classes Taught

Strategic Management - MGMT 4813
Strategic Management - MBA 5712
Organizational Change and Innovation - MBA 5642

Interests

Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability, Corporate Governance, Entrepreneurship, Mergers and Acquisitions, and Family Business.

Honors and Awards

Faculty On-Campus Research Grant (PI) 2017-2018: Policy Uncertainty and Firm Performance: A Multilevel Analysis. On-Office of Research & Sponsored Programs, University of central Oklahoma:

Office Hours

Office: TH 232 
Office Hours: 
M: 8:30-10:45 a.m.
T: 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
W: 8:30-10:45 a.m.
(Or by appointment)
 

Experience

University of Central Oklahoma, Edmond, OK. 2016 – Present

MGMT 4813: Strategic Management (Fall 2016 - Present)
MGMT 5305: Strategic Integration (Fall 2016 & Spring 2017)
MBA 5642: Organizational Change & Innovation (Fall 2017 & Spring 2018)
MBA 5712: Strategic Management (Fall 2018)

Louisiana Tech. University, Ruston, LA. 2011 – 2016

MGMT 310: Management of Organizations (2014-2015)
MGMT 485: International Management (2015-2016)

Professional and Community Involvement

Reviewer, Annual meetings of the Academy of Management 
Reviewer, Annual meetings of the Southern Management Association
Reviewer, National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR) 2018
Session Chair, Academy of Management, Strategic Management Division, 2018

Research, Published Work, and Scholarly Activities

Conference Presentations/Proceedings (*)

Le, S., Kroll, M., Muriithi, S., & Walters, B. Corporate Social Performance and Acquisition Performance: The Role of Target Quality. Academy of Management, Chicago, IL. August 2018.*
Mwangola, W. & Muriithi, S. Supply Chain Excellence: A Network Analysis, Southeast Decision Sciences Institute, Wilmington, NC. February 2018
Muriithi, S., & Mwangola, W. Policy Uncertainty and Firm Performance: A Multilevel Analysis. Oklahoma Research Day, Enid, OK. March 2018.
Muriithi, S., Walters, B., Le, S., & Drake, A. The Effect of Corporate Social Performance on Acquisition Performance. Southern Management Association, Charlotte, NC. October 2016.*
Muriithi, S. & Le, S. The role of firm resource and growth in determining the effectiveness of governance mechanisms. Southwest Academy of Management, Oklahoma City, OK. March 2016.*
Le, S., Fuller, B., Muriithi, S., &Walters, B. The Influence of Top Managers’ Values and Power on Corporate Social Performance: A Meta-Analysis. Academy of Management, Orlando, FL. August 2013.

Publications

Le, S., Fuller, B., Muriithi, S., &Walters, B. (2015). The Influence of Top Managers’ Values on Corporate Social Performance: A Meta-Analysis. Journal of Managerial Issues, 27(1-4), 9-27.

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