Tumuhimbise Manasseh, PhD

Prof Tumuhimbise Manasseh

 Manasseh Tumuhimbise, PhD, MA, MBA is a trainer and lecturer in business financial management and public sector finance. His research has included business credit risk management, insurance and taxation. Dr Tumuhimbise facilitates business and project management training, financial management, and public sector accounting at Mbarara University of Science and Technology. He also teaches entrepreneurship and local governance at Mbarara University.

Dr. Manasseh is currently a lecturer of Management at MUST (Faculty of Management Sciences) since 2005. Besides the Lectureship responsibilities, he is a Committee member of the East African Network of Ethics and Governance Professionals (EANEGP) since 2015. EANEGP coordinates research efforts and outreach activities in public service related to Ethics and Leadership; and harmonize Ethics training curricular in public educational institutions. Until 2015, Dr. Manasseh was the General Manager of Makerere Centre for applied Ethics (MACAE). While at the helm of MACAE, he was also a committee member for the Knowledge Network on Leadership and Peace Building for East Africa working group (2012– 2015). This initiative is collaboration between MACAE and African Leadership Centre (ALC) – based in Nairobi.

Dr. Manasseh holds a PhD of Mbarara University of Science and Technology, Master of Arts in Development Studies (UMU, 2004); Master of Business Administration (MBA- Finance & Accounting) and a Bachelor of Commerce Degree (Finance- Hons). The PhD thesis was titled: “Leadership Integrity and Commitment of Local government Employees. A case Study of Selected districts in Southwestern Uganda.” One of the humbling study findings is that employees’ perceived leadership integrity does not influence their organizational commitment.

Selected Publications

Tumuhimbise Manasseh (2015). Heightening Leadership Effectiveness in Local Governments of Uganda: ‘Challenge the Process’ for Organisational Support, International Journal of African Renaissance Studies – Multi- Inter- and Transdisciplinarity, 10:2, 143-155, DOI: 10.1080/18186874.2015.1107988

Tumuhimbise Manasseh (2011). Desired or deserving leadership? A reflection on the leadership exercised in local governments of Uganda, International Journal of African Renaissance Studies – Multi-, Inter- and Transdisciplinarity, 6:2, 71-80, DOI: 10.1080/18186874.2011.650851

Tumuhimbise Manasseh (1997) Credit Management in Public Utilities of Uganda: The Case of Uganda Electricity Board. Makerere Business Journal Publications Paper 2, Makerere. ISBN. 9970-419-17-X

Tumuhimbise Manasseh (2015) Leadership Effectiveness: Why People Demand It. The Case of Bushenyi District Local Government. In the 11th MUST Annual Research Dissemination Conference, 16th December, 2015, Mbarara.


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