Dr Juliet Banoeng-Yakubo

Job: Lecturer in Business and Management

Faculty: Business and Law

School/department: Leicester Castle Business School

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

T: N/A

E: juliet.banoeng-yakubo@dmu.ac.uk

Social Media: www.linkedin.com/in/juliet-banoeng-yakubo-phd-2b284741/


Personal profile

Dr Juliet Banoeng-Yakubo is an experienced Lecturer in Business and Management at the School of Leadership, Management and Marketing, De Montfort University. Her PhD study, undertaken at the Warwick Business School, focused on the shared leadership of intra-organisational work teams and employed a multilevel mixed methods research design. This research examined the substantive utility of shared leadership and the boundary conditions for its effectiveness within a sub-Saharan African context (i.e. Ghana), generally considered as an extreme business environment. Based on prior social network and team leadership research, she proposed that shared leadership mediated the relationships of internal team factors (i.e. vertical leadership, internal team environment, and team psychological empowerment) and contextual factors (i.e. task, social, and omnibus context) with team innovation and team resilience. She examined the proposed model using a convergent multilevel mixed methods research design across four financial services firms in Ghana. Prior to joining DMU, Juliet worked extensively in the financial services industry and Oxford Brookes University.

Juliet also holds an MSc in Management, an MBA in Finance, and a BSc in Administration (Banking & Finance). She has a broad range of experience in teaching at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels in business management. Her research has appeared in high ranking journals, including the Leadership Quarterly.

Research group affiliations

The Centre for Enterprise and Innovation (CEI)

African Enterpreneurship Cluster

Publications and outputs

Serban, A., Yammarino, F.J., Sotak, K. L., Banoeng-Yakubo, J., Mushore, A. B. R., Hao, C., McHugh, K.A., & Mumford, M. D., (2018). Assassination of political leaders: The role of social conflict. Leadership Quarterly, 29(4), 457-476. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.leaqua.2018.01.003

Beni, Alphonsus ; Banoeng-Yakubo, Juliet & Oduro-Amankwaah, Bernard (2021). Philosophy of Taxation and Tax Exemptions of the Churches in the Ejisu Municipality of Ghana. International Journal of Innovative Research and Development 10 (2):1-17.  http://doi.org/10.24940/ijird/2021/v10/i2/FEB21003

Research interests/expertise

  • Leadership
  • The African context of business management
  • Work teams
  • Creativity and innovation

Areas of teaching

  • Leadership
  • Organisational Behaviour and Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Innovation and Entrepreneurship 


  • PhD in Business and Management (University of Warwick)
  • MSc Management-with Distinction (Robert Gordon University)
  • MBA Finance (University of Ghana)
  • BSc Administration-Banking and Finance (University of Ghana)

Courses taught

  • CORP5075: Leading Change and Innovation (PG-Module Leader)
  • BABM1004: Human Resource Management (UG-Module Leader)
  • LBPG5017: Dissertation Supervisor (PG)

Membership of professional associations and societies

  • British Academy of Management Dec 2022 – Present (Member)

Conference attendance

  • Banoeng-Yakubo, J., & Anvuur, A.M. (2017). Conceptualizations of university sustainability: Implications for change initiatives. Corporate Responsibility Research Conference 2017. September 13-15, Seville, Spain.
  • Serban, A., Yammarino, F. J., Hao, C., Banoeng-Yakubo, J., & Mushore, A. (2016). Assassination of political leaders: Leader (in)actions and contextual factors. 2016 Conference Meeting of the Southern Management Association. October 25-29, Charlotte, NC, US.
  • Serban, A., Banoeng-Yakubo, J.N., Katell, L.A. (2018). Leadership emergence in a virtual context: Trait and behavioural antecedents. 33rd Annual SIOP Conference. April 19-21, Chicago, IL, US. 

PhD Supervision

 Jesper Lind Madsen-International PhD- Shared Leadership Identity (2nd Supervisor)