Dr. Kenenisa Lemi Debela

Full Name: Kenenisa Lemi Debela
Academic Rank: Associate Professor
College/Institute: Business and Economics
Department/Team: Management
Position, if any: Vice President for Administration and Student Service
Qualification: PhD
Field of Specialization: Management Studies
Research Interest: Entrepreneurship, Value Chain, Leadership and Change Management, Financial Management 



On-going Publications/ Researches:

  • Determinants of Financial Performance of Micro Finance Institutions in Ethiopia
  • Determinants of Credit Risk: The Case of Selected Commercial Banks in Ethiopia
  • The Effect of Financial Management Practice on Entrepreneurial Performance of Micro, Small and Medium Scale Enterprises in West Oromia
  • Determinants of Industrial Parks Performance in Ethiopia Emphasis on Bole Lemi Industrial Park
  • Determinants of Profitability of Commercial Banks in Ethiopia
  • Effect of Responsive Supply Chain Management Practice on Organizational Performance

List of Publications:

  • Menen Agegnehu, Kenenisa Lemi & Firew Mulatu  (2019) .Factors Influencing the Adoption  of Information Communication Technology (ICT): in Selected, Rated, Hotels in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. (JPMNT) Journal of Process Management – New Technologies, International Vol. 7, No 4. DOI:10.5937/Jouproman7-22841. www.japmnt.com
  • Melat Bishaw Kenenisa Lemie & Sintayehu Tulu. Determinants of Financial Performance of Insurance Companies in Ethiopia. Horn of Africa Journal of Business and Economics (HAJBE), 2019, 2(1), PP: 23-34  ISSN: 2617-0078 (Print), 2617-0086 (Online))
  • Mohammed Meko, Kenenisa Lemie, and Abel Worku: Determinants of life insurance demand in Ethiopia. Journal of Economics, Business, and Accountancy Ventura Vol. 21, No. 3, December 2018 – March 2019, pages 293 – 302. DOI:10.14414/jebav.v21i3.1474.
  • Seyte Zewde, Kenenisa Lemie & Ganfure Tarekegn: Determinants of Deposit Moblization in Ethiopian Commercial Banks: Horn of Africa Journal of Business and Economics (HAJBE), 2018, 1(1), P P: 67-76 ISSN: 2617-0078 (Print), 2617-0086 (Online)). Available on: www.ju.edu.et/becojournal.
  • Desta Yohanes, Kenenisa Lemie Debela &Woldemichael Shibru: Effect of Financial Management Practices on Profitability of Small-Scale Enterprise: Case Study Hawassa City Administration, Ethiopia. IOSR Journal of Business and Management (IOSR-JBM) e-ISSN: 2278-487X, p-ISSN: 2319-7668. Volume 20, Issue 6. Ver. II. (June. 2018), PP 39-45. www.iosrjournals.org.
  • Neway Gobachew, Kenenisa Lemie Debela & Woldemicael Shibiru (2018): Determinants of Tax Revenue in Ethiopia. Economics Vol. 6, No. 6, pp. 58-64. DOI: 10.11648/j.eco.20170606.11.available at http://www.sciencepublishinggroup.com/j/eco
  • Elshaday, Teshome, Kenenisa Debela & Mohammed Sultan (2018). Determinant of Financial Performance of Commercial Banks in Ethiopia: Special Emphasis on Private Commercial Banks.  African Journal of Business Management. Vol. 12(1), pp. 1 -10, 14, DOI: 10.5897/AJBM2017.8470, ISSN 1993-8233 available at http://www.academicjournals.org/AJBM
  • Adamu Terfa & Kenenisa Lemie (2017). Financial Performance of Commercial Banks in Ethiopia: An application of CAMEL Model. ZENITH International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research. ISSN 2231-5780 Vol.7 (12), DECEMBER (2017), pp. 208-221                   Online available at:  zenithresearch.org.in.
  • Samson Emiru, Kenenisa Lemie & Hayelom Nega (2017). Determinants of Growth in Micro and Small Scale Enterprises (MSEs): A Case Study in Jimma Town. International Journal of Research in Commerce, IT and Management    www.ijrcm.org.in/it/index.php. Volume No. 7 (2017), Issue No. 03 (March) ISSN 2231-5756
  • Kenenisa Lemie & A S. Chawla (2015).  Board Diversity and Financial Performance of Private Commercial Banks in Ethiopia. Associated Asia Research Foundation (AARF): International Research Journal of Management and Commerce, 23 - 37. Retrieved from www.aarf.asia.
  • Kenenisa Lemie & AS. Chawla (2015). The Effect of Bank Size and Ownership on Financial Performance of Commercial Banks in Ethiopia. International Journal of Multidisciplinary Management Studies. ISSN 2249- 8834 EIJMMS, Vol. 5 (8), AUGUST (2015), pp. 57-68. Online available at zenithresearch.org.in.
  • Kenenisa Lemie & Mathewos Kebede (2014). Effectiveness of Internal Control system of Ethiopian Public Universities: A case study in Jimma University. International Journal of Research in Commerce, IT and Management    www.ijrcm.org.in/it/index.php. Volume No. 4 (2014), Issue No. 05 (MAY) ISSN 2231-5756

Membership in academic associations and academic related committee, councils, groups....   

  • Jimma University Senate Member,
  • Editor In-Chief for Horn African Journal of Business and Economics,
  • Member of Corporate Governance Institute,
  • Coordinator for SUSTAIN Project

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