Staff Profiles

Dr. Catherine Amuchilani Phambuka-Nsimbi

Catherine Phambuka-Nsimbi

Faculty of Business


Senior Lecturer

Location: 245/231
Phone: 2673554024
Email Dr. Catherine Amuchilani Phambuka-Nsimbi

Bachelor of Commerce (University of Botswana) - 1986 -1990

MBA (University of Stirling, UK) - 1991-1992

PhD (University of Newcastle Upon-Tyne (UK) - 1998-2004

Dr. Phambuka-Nsimbi is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Marketing, Faculty of Business, University of Botswana. She is a lecturer in International Business. She specializes in International Business, Export and Exporter-Distributor relationships issues.  She also acquired knowledge on the use of Business clusters as a way of improving economic development   when pursuing her PhD.  Phambuka-Nsimbi has published several journal articles in the area of International Business and related export issues.

Phambuka-Nsimbi main interests in teaching are mainly in relational to the International business environment,  International Marketing, International business and exporting issues.

Exporting, Exporter-distributor relationships, Tariff and non-tariff barriers, regional trade agreements and other international business issues.

Exporting  issues including relationship building with distributors or importers, export barriers, tariff and  non-tariff barriers, Foreign Direct Investment

  1. Phambuka-Nsimbi, C. (2018), Regional Economic Integration: Prevalence of Institutional-Based Trust and its use to enhance Trade, International Journal of Regional Development, 5 (1), pp54 – 69.
  2. Phambuka-Nsimbi C.A. (2011), “Relationship Building as a Marketing Strategy: Conceptual guide to African Exporters” Indian Journal of Marketing, 41(8), 3-10.
  3. Phambuka, C (2008). “Improving Competitiveness in Botswana Textile Industry through Clustering: Lessons learnt from UK Clusters” Botswana Journal of Business, 3(1), 14-27.
  4. Phambuka C (2006). “Internationalization Challenge for SMEs: A Case Study of the Relationship between Botswana Textile Exporters and their Foreign Distributors” Botswana Institute of Administration and Commerce Journal, 3(1), 1-20.
  5. Marandu, E., Phambuka-Nsimbi, C and Thomas, O. (2012), Perceived Prevalance of Non-tariff Barriers: A Conceptual and Empirical Analysis, Journal of Global Business and Technology, 8(1), pp16-35.

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