Dr. Chrisostom Oketch is a Lecturer in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences Department of Social work and Governance. He obtained his PhD in Public Management (specializing in Public Administration) in 2012 from Kampala International University. From 2007 he started his academic career as a Teaching Assistant from Kampala International University and joined Kabale University in July 2019. He has also taught in Uganda Management Institute as an Associate Consultant in public administration and governance.

He is also a visiting lecturer at Kigali Independent University. He has made a number of contributions in academia through teaching, research, and community outreach programs that are key to the pillars that academic institutions stand for. His research interests are in areas of Decentralization and local governance, social service delivery in developing countries, accountability and citizen participation in development programs, monitoring and evaluation of government programs, resource mobilization strategies, contemporary social problems, among others.

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  • Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D), Public Management and Administration, Kampala International University – 2012
  • Masters in Public Administration, Uganda Management Institute – 2018
  • Masters in Human Resource Management, Kampala International University – 2008
  • Bachelors in Public Administration, Kampala International University – 2005.

Research Interests

Decentralization and local governance

Social service delivery in developing countries

Accountability and citizen participation in development programs

Monitoring and evaluation of government programs

Resource mobilization strategies

Contemporary social problems


Chrisostom Oketch and Gerald K. Karyeija . (2022) . Directive leadership style and staff motivation in private universities in Uganda: a case of Kampala International University . Kabale University Interdisciplinary Research Journal (KURJ), [online] Volume 1(2). Kampala : Kabale University , pp. 21 -32. Available at: https://kab.ac.ug/kurj/index.php/kurj/issue/view/1
Byamukama Eliab Mpora, Frank Hagumamina,Agaba Moses,Oketch Christostom,Arthur Sunday . (2021) . Corporate Governance and Business management a case study of Equity Bank Kampala,Uganda. , pp. P-ISSN: 2348-6848
Johnson Ocan, Constance Tukwasibwe, Chrisostom Oketch . (2021) . Analysis of Stakeholders Involvement in the Implementation of the M.A. Literature Curriculum at Kabale University Using E-Learning Approach . East African Journal of Education Studies, [online] Volume 3(1). Nairobi: EAST AFRICAN NATURE & SCIENCE ORGANIZATION, pp. 199-210. Available at: https://journals.eanso.org/index.php/eajes/article/view/384
Chrisostom Oketch and Rosette Ainembabazi . (2021) . Participative Leadership Style and Staff Motivation in Private Universities in Uganda: A Case of Kampala International University . International Journal of Business Management and Economic Review, [online] Volume 4(3), pp. 20-35. Available at: https://ijbmer.org/link3.php?id=256
Chrisostom Oketch and Ruth Komunda Tumwijukye . (2020) . Supportive Leadership Style and Staff Motivation in Private Universities in Uganda: Case of Kampala International University . Global Journal of Management and Business Research: A Administration and Management, [online] Volume 20(18). Available at: https://journalofbusiness.org/index.php/GJMBR/article/view/3304/1-Supportive-Leadership-Style_JATS_NLM_xml


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  • Oketch, C. (2019). Directive Leadership Style and Staff Motivation in Private Universities in       Uganda: Paper presented at the Second International Conference on Governance and         Service Delivery in Developing Economies: Uganda Management Institute (22nd – 26th October).
  • Oketch, C. (2010). Training of Trainers workshop for the millennium development goals capacity building project held at Uganda Management Institute 19th and 20th October 2010.
  • Oketch, C. et al (2009). Behavior in Organizations: Perspective at Group Level held on 8th May, at SPMH, 1ST floor, Main Building, KIU Main Campus Kampala City, Uganda.
  • Oketch, C. et al (2009). Experienced Based Learning (Reporting through Overhead Projection,    Case Reporting, Group Dynamics Debate) of the Factors affecting behavior at the organizational level” held on May 15, 2009, Room of SPMH,1st floor, Main Campus  Kampala City, Uganda.
  • Oketch, C. et al (2009). Seminar Update held on February 6, 7, and 10, 2012 at KIU Kampala Uganda.

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