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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: https://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 many secondary school and college teachers who also trained beginner teachers in schools/colleges 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)

Publications and outputs

  • Chinwah, V., Nyame-Asiamah, F. & Ekenam, I. (2020). Maternal child health risk factors in Nigeria: Towards the PRISMA model. Social Sciences & Medicine, 265, 113520
  • Nyame-Asiamah, F. & Kawalek, P. (2020) Sustainability and consumer behavior: Toward a cohered emergent theory. In: Crowther, D. and Seifi, S. (Eds.) The Palgrave Handbook of Corporate Social Responsibility, London: Palgrave Macmillan
  • 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, 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, 26(30): 525-550.
  • Nyame-Asiamah, F. & Sughra, G.  (2019). The relationship between CSR activity and sales growth in the UK retailing sector. Social Responsibility Journal,16 (3): 387-401
  • 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): 191-21

Conference papers and 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) 

Key research outputs

  • Chinwah, V., Nyame-Asiamah, F. & Ekenam, I. (2020). Maternal child health risk factors in Nigeria: Towards the PRISMA model. Social Sciences & Medicine, 265, 113520
  • Nyame-Asiamah, F. & Kawalek, P. (2020) Sustainability and consumer behavior: Toward a cohered emergent theory. In: Crowther, D. and Seifi, S. (Eds.) The Palgrave Handbook of Corporate Social Responsibility, London: Palgrave Macmillan
  • 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. 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, 26(30): 525-550.
  • Nyame-Asiamah, F. & Sughra, G.  (2019). The relationship between CSR activity and sales growth in the UK retailing sector. Social Responsibility Journal,16 (3): 387-401

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

2020-2021

  • Strategic management (Postgraduate)
  • Global Strategy (Postgraduate)
  • Global contemporary business issues (Year 3 Undergraduate)
  • Progressive franchising (Year 2 Undergraduate)
  • Dissertation & PhD supervision 

2019-2020

  • 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)

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)

Courses taught

  • PhD seminars on research proposals, literature review and academic writing - LSC/Cardiff Met (2014-2019)
  • Healthcare MBA research ethics - Brunel Business School (2010)
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Education (Business Studies Option) - CCCU                   (2017-2019)
    • Emerging philosophy of teaching and learning
    • Leading learning in communities
    • Collaborative learning and development
    • Extending impact and influencing others
  • HND & pre-undergraduate programmes - Hackney Community College (2005-2017)
    • Knowledge & information systems
    • Financial resources & business decisions
    • Economics
    • Research methods

Curriculum management responsibilities

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Education/Leadership Development Programme (CCCU)
  • HND Business Management (Hackney Community College)

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

External Examination

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

Professional licences and certificates

QTS

Projects

Current projects include:

  • Sustainability practices in a multinational mining company in Ghana
  • Improving fire risk communication in Kumasi open markets in Ghana
  • Learning loop logics and organizational transformation                               
  • Complexity-based frameworks for managing complex healthcare change
  • Pharmaceutical & healthcare entrepreneurs’ open innovation business model in West Africa 
  • Entrepreneurship in the Niger Delta violent conflict area in Nigeria

Conference attendance

  • Participated in the 80th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management 7 - 11 August 2020
  • 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. (Abstract accepted)
  • 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

  • Externally assessed & validated the Lancaster University/Blackburn College BA(Hons) Business with Management Programme - 2021
  • Curriculum knowledge assessment in Business for Teach First 2017-2020

Current research students

  • Regina Hule (2020-2023). Cohered emergent model for enterprise policy and programme implementation in Nigeria (1st Supervisor)
  • David Chunu (2021-2024). Leadership and management in the oil gas industry in Nigeria (2nd Supervisor)
  • Malcolm Hoare (2021-2023). Published works in enterprise & entrepreneurship education (2nd Supervisor)

Completion as Primary (1st) Supervisor with Cardiff Met/LSC

  • Tala Abuhussein - Quality management implementation in the Jordanian Higher Education sector (Awarded in 2017; with Dr. Beth Kewell)
  • Mukunda Bastola - A deferred-based framework for evaluating the quality of privatised curriculum provision to improve student experience in Nepal (Awarded in 2019; with Dr. Anthony Thorpe)
  • Ghulam Sughra - CSR and financial performance of retail industry in the UK (Awarded in 2020; with Professor David Crowther)
  • Calistus Sone - Teacher attrition and retention in private secondary schools in Cameroon (Awarded in 2020; with Dr. Anthony Thorpe)
  • Viviane Chinwah – PRISMA model for improving maternal-child health outcomes in Rivers State, Nigeria (Passed in 2021; with Dr Ignatius Ekanem).
  • Ghanim Ali - A deferred model for evaluating and improving the Dubai metro train security management (Passed in 2020). 

Near completion as Primary (1st) Supervisor with Cardiff Met/LSC

  • Charlene Wami - Cohered Emergent Theory for Evaluating and Designing Employee Reward and Motivational Packages in Nigerian Commercial Banks
  • Ziad Alqadi - Strategic Human Resource Management Practices and Jordanian Banks’ Performance during the Financial Crisis

Invited talk and discussions

  • Invited speaker on ‘A cohered emergent model of complex change in organizations’, a paper under review. Virtual Management Seminar Series, De Montfort University, October 2020
  • 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
  • Invited speaker on ‘Healthcare MBA research ethics’ - Brunel Business School, December 2010

Peer review activities

Publons-verified

  • Journal of Management Inquiry
  • European Journal of Information Systems
  • Technological Forecasting and Social Change
  • International Journal of Information Management
  • Information Technology for Development
  • Critical Perspectives on International Business
  • Sustainability Accounting, Management and Policy Journal
  • Social Responsibility Journal
  • Management in Education
  • Humanities & Social Sciences Communications
  • 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 examining

  • 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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