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/Dr Mufaro Dzingirai
Dr Mufaro Dzingirai

Position: Lecturer

Department: Management Sciences
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  • PhD in Business Management
  • Master of Commerce in Strategic Management and Corporate Governance (Midlands State University, Zimbabwe, 2016) 
  • Bachelor of Commerce in Business Management Honours Degree (Midlands State University, Zimbabwe, 2013)
  • Post-Graduate Diploma in Tertiary Education (Midlands State University, Zimbabwe, 2020)


  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • Strategy
  • Management
  • Higher Education


  • Maziriri, E. T., Dzingirai, M., Nyagadza, B., & Mabuyana, B. (2024). From perceived parental entrepreneurial passion to technopreneurship intention: The moderating role of perseverance and perceived parental entrepreneurial rewards. Sustainable Technology and Entrepreneurship, 3(1), 100051.
  • Dzingirai, M., & Baporikar, N. (2022). Trends and Patterns in Turnaround Strategies: A Bibliometric Perspective and Future Research Agenda. International Journal of Sociotechnology and Knowledge Development, 14(1), 1-15.
  • Dzingirai, M., Sikomwe, S., & Tshuma, N. (2022). Corporate Governance Challenges for Small and Medium Enterprises in the Constrained Zimbabwean Economy. International Journal of Applied Management Sciences and Engineering, 9(1), 1-14.
  • Dzingirai, M., & Baporikar, N. (2022). Understanding Top Management Teams’ Characteristics for Effective Turnaround Management: Evidence From the Zimbabwean Manufacturing Sector. International Journal of Sociotechnology and Knowledge Development, 14(1), 1-14.
  • Dzingirai, M., & Baporikar, N. (2023). Impact of Retrenchment Strategy on Company Performance in the Manufacturing Sector: A Study for Zimbabwe. FOCUS: Journal of International Business, 10(1), 44-67.
  • Dzingirai, M., & Baporikar, N. (2022). Financial Restructuring and Commercial Banks Performance Nexus in Zimbabwe. International Journal of Corporate Finance and Accounting, 9(1), 1-13.
  • Dzingirai, M., & Ndava, R. (2022). Cash Flow Management Challenges Faced by Small Family-Owned Businesses in Zimbabwe. Binus Business Review, 13(3), 293−302.
  • Dzingirai, M. (2021). The role of entrepreneurship in reducing poverty in agricultural communities. Journal of Enterprising Communities: People and Places in the Global Economy, 15(5), 665-683.
  • Dzingirai, M., & Baporikar, N. (2021). Role of Microfinance for Entrepreneurial Success. International Journal of E-Entrepreneurship and Innovation, 11(1), 1-16.
  • Dzingirai, M., Tshuma, N., & Sikomwe, S. (2021). Determinants of Customer Loyalty in the Zimbabwean Microfinance Sector. International Journal of Applied Management Sciences and Engineering, 8(2), 36-51.
  • Dzingirai, M. (2020). Demographic Determinants of Youth Entrepreneurial Success. International Journal of Sustainable Entrepreneurship and Corporate Social Responsibility, 5(2), 1-16.
  •  Mveku, B., Mutero, T.T.T., Tagwireyi, M., & Dzingirai, M. (2021). Impact of Enterprise Risk Management on Internal Controls of Non-Governmental Organisations in Zimbabwe. International Journal of Research and Innovation in Applied Science, 6(5), 115-121.
  • Zvitambo, K., Chagwesha, M., Dzingirai, M., & Musariri, T. (2020). Bootstrapping financing strategies adopted by Zimbabwean women enterprises to enhance growth. International Journal of Recent Advances in Multidisciplinary Research, 7(1), 5489-5494.

Book Chapters: 

  • Dzingirai, M. (2024). Effects of Artificial Intelligence on Money Laundering in Southern Africa. In ICABR Conference (pp. 483-500). Cham: Springer Nature Switzerland.
  • Dzingirai, M. (2024). Critical Success Factors for Higher Education Turnaround From a Sustainable Ecosystem Perspective. In N. Baporikar (Ed.), Ecosystem Dynamics and Strategies for Startups Scalability (pp. 241-259). IGI Global.
  • Dzingirai, M., & Mveku, B. (2023). The role of technology in sustainable finance towards the 5th industrial revolution: A dynamic capability view. Innovations and Sustainability in Society 5.0 (pp.1–23). NOVA Publishers.
  • Dzingirai, M., Zvitambo, K., & Masukume, H. (2023). Green Financing Strategies Adopted in Zimbabwe Towards Attainment of Sustainable Development Goals. In S. Trivedi, R. Aggarwal, & G. Singh (Eds.), Perspectives on Blockchain Technology and Responsible Investing (pp. 58-84). IGI Global.
  • Dzingirai, M., Mhlanga, D., Mveku, B. (2023). The Nexus Between Blue Ocean Strategy and Organizational Performance of SMEs in the Fourth Industrial Revolution Era. In: Mhlanga, D., Ndhlovu, E. (eds) The Fourth Industrial Revolution in Africa. Advances in African Economic, Social and Political Development. Springer, Cham.
  • Dzingirai, M., Sebele-Mpofu, F. Y., & Kandufa, P. (2022). E-learning implementation challenges in universities during COVID-19 pandemic: A lecturers’ perspective. In Teaching and Learning with Digital Technologies in Higher Education Institutions in Africa (pp. 61-74). Routledge.
  • Dzingirai, M., Tshuma, N., & Sikomwe, S. (2021). Post-pandemic sustainability strategies for Zimbabwean SMEs. In N. Baporikar (Ed.), Handbook of research on strategies and interventions to mitigate COVID-19 impact on SMEs (pp. 457-476). IGI Global. http://doi:10.4018/978-1-7998-7436-2.ch022
  • Dzingirai, M., & Ndava, R. (2021). Resilient Entrepreneurial Strategies Adopted by Zimbabwean Small and Medium Enterprises During Economic Crisis. In S. Stephens (Ed.), Cases on Small Business Economics and Development During Economic Crises (pp. 119-138). IGI Global. http://doi:10.4018/978-1-7998-7657-1.ch006
  • Dzingirai, M. (2020). Barriers for quality management implementation in higher education. In M. Sony, K. Karingada, & N. Baporikar (Eds.), Quality management implementation in higher education: Practices, models, and case studies (pp. 132-151). Hershey, PA: IGI Global. doi:10.4018/978-1-5225-9829-9.ch007.
  • Dzingirai, M. (2020). Design thinking perspective in entrepreneurship education. In Baporikar, N. (Eds.), Handbook of research on entrepreneurship development and opportunities in circular economy (pp. 397-416). IGI Global. http://doi:10.4018/978-1-7998-5116-5.ch021


  • Dzingirai, M. (2023). Problematization of Remuneration Gap Crisis in Corporate Turnaround Management of Zimbabwean Manufacturing Firms: A Social Exchange Perspective. Paper presented on International Conference on Business Resilience, Continuity and Regeneration (BRCR) (22nd – 24th March, 2023), University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, South Africa.
  • Dzingirai, M., Zvitambo, K., & Masukume, H. (2022). The role of business intelligence in strategic planning in the Zimbabwean banking sector. Paper presented on International Conference in Accounting and Business: ICAB 2022 (28th – 29th July, 2022, University of Johannesburg, Johannesburg, South Africa.
  • Dzingirai, M., & Ndava, R. (2021). The role of business intelligence in strategy implementation in state-owned enterprises. Paper presented on International Research Conference 2021 on Innovative Strategies in Business Management and Technology in the Emerging Scenario: MIMANSA 2021 (8th – 9th December, 2021, Sri Balaji University, Pune, India.
  • Zvitambo, K., & Dzingirai, M. (2020). Modification of Stakeholder approach to higher education funding in Zimbabwe post-COVID-19. Paper presented at AMRC e-Conference on Teaching and Learning During A Crisis, Available at:


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