A report by Osotua Catholic Radio has disclosed the passing of Rev Fr. professor Donatus Mathenge, a priest of the Nyeri Catholic Diocese in Kenya.
The scholar was the Head Chaplaincy and a Professor at Dedan Kimathi University of Technology (DeKUT) in Nyeri, Kenya. He taught Business Ethics, Philosophy, anthropology as well as ethical issues in security and criminal justice systems to both undergraduate and graduate students in the School of Business Management and Economics. Rev. Fr. Prof. Mathenge obtained his PhD from the University of Leuven, Belgium, with a specialization in personalistic ethics, human freedom and Divine Grace. He published Eighteen research papers, which have featured in many international journals, namely; International Journal of Business and Social Science, European Journal of Business and Innovation Research, Journal of Energy Technologies and Policy, International Journal of Business, Humanities and Technology, European Journal of Business and Management, Journal of Education and Practice Research, Journal of Finance and Accounting, International Affairs and Global Strategy, Industrial Engineering Letters, American International Journal of Contemporary Research, Global Journal of Management and Business Research Administration and Management.
Some of the topics addressed in these journals include, ethical issues in money mobile transfer, human resource, accounting and supply chain management and procurement, engineering and construction, cooperate governance, value system in commercial banking, education and training, energy and environmental ethics, police integrity and Leadership. His first book entitled, Fundamentals of Business Ethics and Values, was published by International Institute of Science Technology and Education (IISTE) in the year 2012, in New York.
Fr. Prof. Mathenge gave keynote speeches on ethical and moral values relating to family, business transaction, individual decision making and management as well as theological and philosophical dimensions of human life; to a number of conferences in different countries among them being Canada, Israel, Germany, Italy, Spain, USA, Switzerland, Austria, Philippines and Uganda. In the year 2013, he gave a keynote speech on environmental ethics (Living more humanly and sustainably) during the International Conference on Energy, Engineering, Science, Environment and Economy (EESE) in Bangkok, Thailand, which was published by IISTE. He was a member of Global Ethics-based in Switzerland, International Society for Development and Sustainability in Japan, American Institute for Ethics (San Diego) and Ethics society of South Africa Institute. In the year 2003, he was appointed as a reviewer and Board member of European journal of Business and Management by IISTE. He was also the chair of Ethics and Integrity committee at DeKUT.
His research interests were in ethical dimensions in leadership and management, academic honesty, social media, global trade, scientific innovations and Technology as well Theology and African Philosophy. His second book entitled; Ethics in security Management and criminal Justice was published by Jomo Kenyatta Publishers in Kenya.
Rev. Fr. Prof. Donatus Mathenge Githui was a priest of the Catholic Archdiocese of Nyeri, Kenya. Where he served in many Diocesan responsibilities as required by the diocesan ordinaries.
Source: Osotua Catholic Radio