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Prof. Eddy Kurobuza Tukamushaba (PhD)

Prof. Eddy Kurobuza Tukamushaba
Prof. Eddy Kurobuza TukamushabaVice Chancellor

Eddy K. Tukamushaba is a Professor and Ag. Vice Chancellor of Uganda Technology and Management University and caretaker as the Dean School of Business. Prior to being appointed as Ag. Vice chancellor, he was an Associate Professor at Stenden University of Applied Sciences Qatar. He Joined Higher Education teaching in December 2001 as a teaching assistant, a lecturer and the head of department Leisure and Hospitality for two years at Makerere University Business School until he left in December 2013.

He holds a PhD in Hotel and Tourism Management from The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, a Masters in Business Administration (Marketing) and First Class Honours Degree in Tourism Management from Makerere University.  Eddy has over 25 publications in peer reviewed journals and book chapters and several conference papers. Some of his publications have appeared in: International Journal of Market Research, Journal of International Entrepreneurship, Journal of China Tourism Research, International Journal of Business and Management Studies, International Journal of Tourism Sciences, International Journal of Hospitality and Events Management, Journal of Tourism, Journal of Teaching in Travel and Tourism, Encyclopedia of Tourism and Journal of Managerial Psychology. He has obtained best paper awards at different international conferences.

Prof. Eddy Tukamushaba has acted as an external examiner for Chinhoyi University of Science and Technology in the School of Hospitality and Tourism, acted as a chair to a committee to review programs on behalf of National Council for Higher Education in Namibia and Uganda, designed and delivered a course on empirical business research at Munich University of Applied Sciences in Germany, taught courses in Marketing as a part time staff at the college of North Atlantic Qatar and Makerere University. He brings over 20 years of teaching, research, curriculum design and education management experience in Africa, Asia, Middle East and Europe.

(a)     Research Articles published in Academic Journals 

  1. Belmiro S., & Tukamushaba, E. K. (2020). The effect of employees’ behaviour on organisational competitiveness in hospitality. Research in Hospitality Management, 10(1), 43-49. https://doi.org/10.1080/22243534.2020.1790208
  2. Tukamushaba, E., Xiao, H., & Ladkin, A. (2017). Self-transcendence: an alternative explanation for voluntourism in developing countries. International Journal of Sustainable Society, 9(1), 61-75
  3. Tukamushaba, K. E., Xiao, H., & Ladkin, A. (2016). The effect of tourists’ perceptions of a tourism product on memorable travel experience: Implications for destination branding. European Journal of Tourism and Hospitality Research, 7(1), 2-12. ISSN (Online) 2182- 4924, DOI:1515/ejthr-2016-0001
  4. Acquaah, , & Tukamushaba, K. E. (2015). Human factor, justice and organizational effectiveness in Africa. Journal of Managerial Psychology, 30(3), 320-335.
  5. Manhas, P., & Tukamushaba, K. E. (2014). Understanding service experience and its impact on brand image in hospitality sector. International Journal of Hospitality Management, 45, 77-87.
  6. Tukamushaba E., & Babu, G. (2014). Service quality assessment of tourism related transportation and government services. A study of the Hong Kong tourism industry. International Journal of Hospitality and Event Management, 1(1), 2-43.
  7. Smith, S., Xiao, H., Nunkoo, R., & Tukamushaba, K. E. (2013). Theory in hospitality, tourism, and leisure Journal of Hospitality Marketing and Management, 22(8), 875-894.
  8. Tukamushaba, K. E., Lin, V., & Bwire, T. (2013). Modeling and forecasting inbound tourism demand for long-haul markets of Beijing. Journal of China Tourism Research, 9(4), 489-
  9. Tukamushaba, K. E., & Xiao, H. (2012). Hospitality and tourism education in Uganda: An integrative analysis of students’ motivations and industry Journal of Teaching in Travel and Tourism, 12 (4), 332-357.
  10. Tukamushaba, E., & Oketch, R. N. (2012). Nature or Nurture? Determination of Whether Distance or Destination Attributes Accounts for the Observed Differences in Profiles of the Markets at the Destinations. International Journal of Business and Management Studies, 1(1), 253-266.
  11. Tukamushaba K. E., Musiguzi, D., Katongole C., & Xiao, H. (2012). Modeling service quality improvement priorities in selected hotels for efficient service International Journal of Tourism Sciences, 12(2), 21-43.
  12. Gbadamosi, A., Hinson, R., Tukamushaba, K. E., & Ingunjiri, I. (2012). Children’s attitudinal reactions to Television Advertisements: The African Experience. International Journal of Market Research, 54(4), 543-566.
  13. Tukamushaba, K. E., Orobia, L., & Babu, P. G. (2011). Development of a conceptual model to understand international social entrepreneurship and its application in the Ugandan context Journal of International Entrepreneurship, 9(4), 282-298.
  14. Tukamushaba, K. E., & Oketch, R. N. (2011). Tourism training and education, Community empowerment and Participation in tourism planning and development. A case of Uganda. Journal of Tourism, XII (1), 1-24.

(b)    Published Book/Book Chapters

  1. Musinguzi, D. & Tukamushaba, E. (forthcoming 2022), 'Gorilla trekking' in D. Buhalis (ed.), Encyclopedia of Tourism Management and Marketing, Cheltenham, UK and Northampton, MA, USA: Edward Elgar https://youtu.be/yQuZ3a_xKac.
  2. Tukamushaba, E., & Musinguzi, D. (2021). Uganda tourism. In J. Jafari & X. Honggen(Eds.). Encyclopedia for Tourism. Frankfurt: Springer (Updated under review)
  3. Musinguzi, , Tukamushaba, K. E., & El Khatib, R. (2021). Qatar Tourism. In J. Jafari & X. Honggen(Eds.). Encyclopedia for Tourism. Frankfurt: Springer (Updated under review)
  4. Tukamushaba, E., & Musinguzi, D. (2018). Faith, religion, and young consumer behaviour. In A. Gbadamosi(Ed), Young Consumer Behaviour (pp.334-346).New York, Routledge.
  5. Tukamushaba, E., & Musinguzi, D. (2016). Evaluation of Problem Based Learning as a Teaching and Learning Method in Social Sciences. In H. Blom (Ed.). Leaning Inquisitiveness (Chapter: 13), Stenden University of Applied Sciences
  6. Acquaah, , Amoako-Gyampah, K., & Tukamushaba, K. E. (2016). Organizational Justice and Employee Job Effectiveness in Family Businesses in Uganda: The Mediating Role of Organizational Support. In Acquaah, M, (Ed.). New York; Palgrave Macmillan.
  7. Tukamushaba, E., & Musinguzi, D. (2015). Uganda Tourism. In J. Jafari & X.Honggen(Eds.). Encyclopedia for Tourism. Frankfurt: Springer (doi:10.1007/978-3-319- 01669-6_538-1)
  8. Musinguzi, D., Tukamushaba, K. E., & El Khatib, R. (2015). Qatar Tourism. In J. Jafari & X. Honggen(Eds.). Encyclopedia for Tourism. Frankfurt: Springer (doi:10.1007/978-3-319- 01669-6_533-1).
  9. Musinguzi, D., Tukamushaba, K. E., Katongole, C., & Obua, J. (2014). Rainforest primate tourism in In B. Prideaux (Ed.). Rainforest Tourism, Conservation and Management: Challenges for Sustainable Development (p.275-288). London: Routledge.
  10. Acquaah, M., & Tukamushaba K. E. (2012). The human factor, organizational support and organizational Management in Africa: Macro and Micro perspectives. In T.R. Lituchy, B.J. Punnett & B. B. Puplampu (eds.) pp. 291-317. New York: Routledge
  11. Tukamushaba, E., & Ahumuza, G. I. (2008). Introduction to computer software applications. Kampala: Makerere University Printery.ISBN:9970-063-08-1. 1st Ed.
  12. Tukamushaba, K. E. (2000). Nutrition and Dietetics. A handbook for teaching nutrition and dietetics in tertiary institutions. (Monograph).

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