Tower of Transformational Leadership
Book: Tower of Transformational leadership
Author: George Magoha
Publisher: Kenway Publications
Year of publication: 2017
Available: Textbook Centre, University of Nairobi Bookshop, Prestige Bookshop, Savanis and other bookshops countrywide.
Prof George Magoha is a towering figure literally and figuratively. Although a medical doctor by training and practice, in fact a top-notch surgeon, his well-known public persona is that of an educational administrator. For, it is in educational management that he made a mark and for which he earns a footnote in history.
WIND OF CHANGE
Mwai Kibaki, a hands-off politician, ceded his role as the titular head of public universities. Instead, he appointed substantive chancellors to run the universities; a major break from the past when the President doubled as the Head of State and ceremonial chief of public universities. This breathed a wind of change in the management of public universities.
Joe Wanjui, a renowned industrialist and entrepreneur and Kibaki’s old golf buddy, was appointed the chancellor of the University of Nairobi in 2003. Shortly thereafter,