Dr Frank Nyame-Asiamah

Job: Senior Lecturer in Business Management

Faculty: Business and Law

School/department: Leicester Castle Business School

Address: De Montfort University, The Gateway, Leicester, LE1 9BH

T: 0116 3664280

E: frank.nyame-asiamah@dmu.ac.uk

W: http://www.dmu.ac.uk

 

Personal profile

Frank is Senior Lecturer in Business Management at Leicester Castle Business School, De Montfort University. Previously, he was PhD Supervisor/Director of Study at London School of Commerce, the Associate College of Cardiff Metropolitan University, and Lecturer/Subject Lead on Postgraduate Diploma in Education (Business Studies) at Canterbury Christ Church University. He provided mentor training for teachers who trained beginner teachers in schools and made recommendations for Qualified Teacher Status award in Business Studies.

Prior to joining higher education, Frank spent 12 years at Hackney Community College/New City College in London as Business Lecturer and Curriculum Manager where he received the ‘high and continuously improving success rate’ for students award. There, he led a British Council prestigious international education project involving three institutions which was delivered for the Queen of England’s visit in Turkey in 2008.

Frank’s research interest covers organizational learning, healthcare information systems, corporate social responsibility, entrepreneurship, commercial fire risk assessment, emergent-based theories and critical research. Frank serves as an ambassador for the CMS Community Connect@AOM group. He has been called upon to act as a referee for paper submissions for academic journals and conferences. Frank is an experienced PhD supervisor and welcomes potential candidates who want to conduct research in qualitative or mixed method traditions in his areas of interest.

Research group affiliations

The Centre for Enterprise and Innovation (CEI)

Research interests/expertise

  • Organizational learning
  • Healthcare information systems for development
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Corporate social responsibility
  • Emergent-based theory development
  • Critical research
  • Commercial fire risk assessment
  • Private higher education curriculum management

Areas of teaching

Current teaching

  • Global contemporary business issues (Year 3 Undergraduate)
  • Crisis & business continuity management (Year 3 Undergraduate)
  • Managing operations and projects (Year 3 Undergraduate)
  • Progressive franchising (Year 2 Undergraduate)
  • Dissertation supervision (Undergraduate & Postgraduate)

Previous teaching

  • PhD seminars on research proposals, literature review and academic writing - LSC/Cardiff Met
  • Healthcare MBA research ethids - Brunel Business School
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Education (Business Studies Option) - CCCU
    • Emerging philosophy of teaching and learning
    • Leading learning in communities
    • Collaborative learning and development
    • Extending impact and influencing others
  • HND & pre-undergraduate programmes
    • Knowledge & information systems
    • Financial resources & business decisions
    • Economics
    • Research methods

Course management responsibilities

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Education (Business Studies Option)
  • HND Business Management

Qualifications

  • FHEA (Canterbury Christ Church University)
  • PhD in Management Studies (Brunel University)
  • MSc. in the Mgt & Applications of IT in Accounting (1st Class) (DCU)
  • PGCE with Qualified Teacher Status (UEA)
  • ACCA – Parts 1 & 2 (UK)
  • BA (Hons.) Economics and Geography (University of Ghana)

Membership of external committees

PhD examining board member for the Cardiff Met & LSC Doctoral Research Degrees - 2017

Membership of professional associations and societies

Professional Membership

  • FHEA - 2019
  • Academy of Management (CMS & MED Divisions) - 2014
  • Social Responsibility Research Network -2018

External Examination

  • PhD examiner and examining board member for the Cardiff Met & LSC Doctoral Research Degrees

Professional licences and certificates

QTS

Projects

Published articles

  • Nyame-Asiamah, F., Amoako, I.O., Amankwaah-Amoah, J., Debrah, Y. (2020) Diaspora Entrepreneurs’ Push and Pull Institutional Factors for Investing in Africa: Insights from African Returnees from the United Kingdom. Technological Forecasting and Social Change. [Online] 152: 119876. Available at: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.techfore.2019.119876
  • Nyame-Asiamah, F. & Kawalek, P. (2019). Participating in Critical Discourse: A Critical Research Study of Clinicians’ Concerns for a Ghanaian Hospital E-mail System. Journal of Global Information Technology Management, 23(1): 53-75
  • Nyame-Asiamah, F. (2019). Improving the ‘manager-clinician’ collaboration for effective healthcare ICT and telemedicine adoption processes – a cohered emergent perspective. Information Technology for Development. https://doi.org/ 10.1080/02681102.2019.1650326
  • Nyame-Asiamah, F. & Sughra, G. (2019). ‘The relationship between CSR activity and sales growth in the UK retailing sector. Social Responsibility Journal. DOI (10.1108/SRJ-09-2018-0245)
  • Bastola, M. & Nyame-Asiamah, F. (2016). Reframing service sector privatisation quality conception with the theory of deferred action. International Journal of Social, Behavioral, Educational, Economic, Business and Industrial Engineering, 10(10): 3190-3195
  • Nyame-Asiamah, F. & Patel, N. V (2010). ‘Informing knowledge management systems design and evaluation with the theory of deferred action’. The International Journal of Technology, Knowledge and Society, 6(2): 191-210

Conference papers and unrefereed papers/reports

  • Chinwah, V., Nyame-Asiamah, F. and Ekenam, I. (2020). Critical discourse of maternal morbidity and mortality: Exploring the root causes and injustices underlying the poor reproductive health of women in Nigeria. Gender, Work & Organisation 11th Biennial International Interdisciplinary Conference at Canterbury, 24th -26th June 2020. 
  • Sughra, G., Nyame-Asiamah, F. and Crowther, D. (2019). Determining customer perceptions that influence the retail industry’s corporate responsibility activities in the UK. 18th International Conference on Corporate Social Responsibility, School of IPCA and the Social Responsibility Research Network, September 10-13, 2019, Barcelos, Portugal.
  • Chinwah, V., Nyame-Asiamah, F. and Ekenam, I. (2019). Ascertaining the risk factors of maternal child health outcomes in Rivers State, Nigeria: Towards the PRISMA model. 18th International Conference on Corporate Social Responsibility, School of IPCA and the Social Responsibility Research Network, September 10-13, 2019, Barcelos, Portugal.
  • Abuhussein, T., Nyame-Asiamah, F. and Kewell, B (2017). ‘TQM implementation and organisational culture alignment: Turning a gloomy picture to better student experience in a Jordanian University.’ Cardiff Metropolitan University and London School of Commerce Postgraduate Research Conference, 13th September 2017, London, England.
  • Sughra, G., Nyame-Asiamah, F. and Crowther, D. (2017). ‘A study investigating corporate social responsibility and financial performance of retail industry in the United Kingdom.’ Cardiff Metropolitan University and London School of Commerce Postgraduate Research Conference, 13th September 2017, London, England.
  • Nyame-Asiamah, F. (2012). ‘The deferred model of reality for re-designing ICT-enhanced learning and knowledge management processes at KATH, Ghana (Working Paper)’. Proceedings of the Brunel Business School Doctoral Symposium, 27-28 March, London, England.
  • Nyame-Asiamah, F. (2012). ‘Research findings and implications’. Presented at the Information Systems Evaluation and Integration (ISEing) Group PhD Consortium, Brunel Business School, January 2012, London, England.
  • Nyame-Asiamah, F. (2011). ‘Evaluating the role of knowledge management technologies in learning organisations: A study of Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital, Ghana (Working Paper)’. Proceedings of the Brunel Business School Doctoral Symposium, 28-29 March, London, England.
  • Opuni, A. M. and Nyame-Asiamah, F. (2010). ‘Designing an effective internally generated funds utilisation system for mission hospitals – A case study of SDA Hospital Asamang’. Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Design Principles and Practices, University of Illinois, USA, 13-15 February 2010.
  • Nyame-Asiamah, F. and Patel, N. V (2009). ‘Research methods and methodologies for studying organisational learning’. Proceedings of the European and Mediterranean Conference on Information Systems (EMCIS2009). Crowne Plaza Hotel, Izmir, Turkey, 13-14 July 2009.
  • Nyame-Asiamah, F. (2009). ‘Web2.0 and business transformation’. Proceedings of eLearning2.0 International Mini-Conference, 6-7 July 2009, Brunel University, London, England.
  • Nyame-Asiamah, F. (2009). ‘Exploiting tacit knowledge through knowledge management technologies’. Learning Forum London 2009. Proceedings, European Institute for E-Learning (EIfEL), 22-24 June, City University, London, England.
  • Annual curriculum review and department self-assessment reports for Ofsted and further education board of governors (2011-2017)

Consultancy work

Curriculum Knowledge Assessment in Business for Teach First

Current research students

Completion/Revision

Tala Abuhussein - Quality management implementation in the Jordanian Higher Education sector (completed in 2017)

Mukunda Bastola - A deferred-based framework for evaluating the quality of privatised curriculum provision to improve student experience in Nepal (completed in 2019)

Ghulam Sughra - Corporate social responsibility and financial performance of retail industry in the UK (passed in 2018)

Calistus Sone - An exploration of teacher attrition and retention in private secondary schools in Cameroon (passed in 2019), Cardiff Met University

Near Completion

Ghanim Ali - A deferred model for evaluating and improving the Dubai metro train security management (completed mock viva), Cardiff Met University

Viviane Chinwah - Improving maternal-child health outcomes in rivers state, Nigeria: A study of the strategic and organisational imperatives that save lives (writing up), Cardiff Met University

Invited Talk and Discussions

  • Invitation to discuss on ‘Brexit plans and the future of the UK - Conversation with Sir Graham Brady’. House of Common/Centre for Opposition Studies, Bolton University. February 2019
  • Invited speaker on Ghana Networking Session. The GCRF working group with support of the CALIBRE Global Research Challenges, Loughborough University. July 2018
  • Invited speaker on 'How to Write Your Dissertation Cleverly’. Presented at the ISEing PhD Seminar, Brunel Business School, February 2013

Peer review activities

Publons-verified

  • Technological Forecasting and Social Change
  • Journal of Management Inquiry
  • Social Responsibility Journal
  • International Journal of Technology, Knowledge and Society
  • Academy of Management Annual Meeting papers – regular reviewer
  • International Conference on Information Resources Management

Other peer reviews

  • Edited novel: Oppong, S. K. (2019). A victim of injustice. Pp 1-187. Available at https: https://www.amazon.com/Victim-Injustice-Samuel-Oppong- ebook/dp/B07RQT9QS7
  • The European and Mediterranean Conference on Information Systems, (EMCIS2009). Crowne Plaza

Conference session chair

  • Track session - 18th International Conference on Corporate Social Responsibility, School of IPCA and the Social Responsibility Research Network, September 10-13, 2019, Barcelos, Portugal.
  • Reflective Practice and CPD Session - The Learning Forum London Conference, European Institute for E-Learning (EIfEL), 22-24 June 2009, City University, London

PhD Examination

  • Examined four PhD viva voce in the following areas: (i) Organisational learning and wellbeing in Philippines – 2018; (ii) Corporate governance of microfinance banks in South-East Nigeria – 2018; (iii) Conflict management in the Moroccan holding company - 2019; and (iv) Innovative technology and information used by ethnic entrepreneurs in the UK - 2019
  • Examined five PhD mandatory mock viva in the areas of an effective time management in Qatari-Japanese non-governmental organisations, banks’ service provision for people with learning disabilities in Nigeria, a theoretical framework for developing a secured cloud infrastructure, cross-cultural marketing in the Indian and UK hotel industry, and teacher job satisfaction in Kuwait, and chaired three mock viva
  • Serve as a PhD examining board member for the Cardiff Metropolitan University and LSC Doctoral Research Degrees 

ORCID number

 0000-0002-6330-0751

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