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Professor Ken Kamoche

BCom (Nairobi), MPhil (Oxon), Dphil (Oxon)
Professor of HRM and Organization Studies

Department: Organisational Behaviour and Human Resource Management
Centre/Institute: Africa Research Group
Tel: +44 (0) 115 8466533
Location: C08 (North Building, Jubilee Campus)

Ken Kamoche is Professor of HRM and Organization Studies, and Complaints Officer. He is also the Director of the Africa Research Group. He was born and raised in Kenya, and educated at the University of Nairobi and Oxford University where he was a Rhodes Scholar. He teaches HRM and the management of organizations. His research has been published widely in management journals. He has also authored two books and co-edited three.

Areas of Expertise
HRM, organization studies, managing in emerging economies, knowledge management

Administrative Roles
Student Complaints Officer

School Committee Memberships
Research Directorate 2016
Managing people and organizations.

In terms of doctoral supervision, I particularly welcome proposals from students interested in knowledge/innovation/appropriation, international HRM and the challenges of managing in emerging economies, using innovative qualitative techniques.

Ken is module convenor of the following modules:


Human Resource Management with International Perspective (BUSI2173)


Managing People and Organisations (BUSI4341)
Managing People and Organisations (BUSI4235)
Managing People and Organisations (BUSI4322)

Details of all modules can be found on MyNottingham

My current research interests are as follows: knowledge management/appropriation particularly in 'peripheral contexts', Africa-China business relations, knowledge management in the hospitality sector, and sustainable tourism.

Ken is currently supervising the following Research Students:

Amani Shajera

The following lists my publications from 2014 to the present day.

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