Yaw Debrah is a Professor in the School of Management at Swansea University

Publications

  1. & Toward a construct of liability of origin. Industrial and Corporate Change, dtw021
  2. South African MNCs' HRM Systems and Practices at the Subsidiary Level: Insights From Subsidiaries in Ghana. Journal of International Management
  3. & Why on Earth Should Foreign Banks Invest in Africa's Financial Services Sector? Evidence from Financial Multinationals in Ghana. Thunderbird International Business Review 57(6), 445-462.
  4. & Human Capital and FDI Inflow: An Assessment of the African Case. World Development 74, 1-14.
  5. & The Potential for Knowledge Transfers between Foreign and Local Firms:A study of the Construction Industry in Ghana,. Journal of World Business 49(4), 560-571.

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Teaching

  • MN-2511 International Business

    The module will emphasise the economic, geographical, legal and political factors that make international business different from purely domestic activities. The module will provide a sense of the key issues affecting international businesses in regard to country specific political and economic differences, social responsibility and wider issues in international political economy.

  • MN-M528 International Management

    The module will emphasise the economic, geographical, legal and political factors that make international business different from purely domestic activities. The module will provide a sense of the key issues affecting international businesses in regard to country specific political and economic differences, social responsibility and wider issues in international political economy.

Supervision

  • Talent Management Practices: A Case Study of MNCs in the Fast Moving Consumer Industry in Nigeria. (current)

    Student name:
    PhD
    Other supervisor: Prof Nicholas Rich
  • Untitled (current)

    Student name:
    PhD
    Other supervisor: Prof Nicholas Rich
  • The Role of Cross-Cultural Training in the Adjustment of Expatriates in Organisations in Oman (current)

    Student name:
    PhD
    Other supervisor: Dr Yujie Cai
  • Talent Management Practices in the Ghana Health Service. (current)

    Student name:
    PhD
    Other supervisor: Dr Jocelyn Finniear
  • Performance Appraisal of Teachers in Saudi Arabia (current)

    Student name:
    PhD
    Other supervisor: Dr Jocelyn Finniear
  • 'Bullying in the Ghanaian Workplace: The Experiences of Nurses in Public Health Facilities.' (awarded 2016)

    Student name:
    PhD
    Other supervisor: Prof Nicholas Rich
  • 'The Implications of International Labour Conventions (Labour-Management Partnership) in an Islamic Context: Evidence from the Saudi Oil Industry' (awarded 2016)

    Student name:
    PhD
    Other supervisor: Prof Nicholas Rich
  • 'Effect of Talent Management in the State Health Care Sector in Africa: A Study of Zambia' (awarded 2016)

    Student name:
    PhD
    Other supervisor: Prof Nicholas Rich
    Other supervisor: Dr Paul White
  • 'Talent Management in Multinational Companies in the Nigerian Oil and Gas Industry' (awarded 2016)

    Student name:
    PhD
  • 'Trade Unions and the Organisation of Informal Workers in Ghana' (awarded 2015)

    Student name:
    PhD
    Other supervisor: Dr Paul White
  • Exploring Talent Management Initiatives in Tourism Sector Organizations in Saudi Arabia (awarded 2015)

    Student name:
    PhD
    Other supervisor: Dr Karen Williams
  • '''''''''''''''An exploration of corporate social responsibility in multinational companies (MNCs) in Saudi Arabia''''''''''''''' (awarded 2014)

    Student name:
    PhD
    Other supervisor: Dr Sheena Vachhani
  • ''Investigating the employee engagement in SMEs in United Arab Emirates (awarded 2014)

    Student name:
    PhD
    Other supervisor: Dr Karen Williams
  • 'THE ROLE OF TRAINING IN FACILITATING EXPATRIATES’ CROSS-CULTURAL COMMUNICATION IN MNCS IN GHANA' (awarded 2013)

    Student name:
    PhD
    Other supervisor: Dr Karen Williams
  • Foreign Direct Investment Inflows into the Financial Services Sector in Africa: A Study of Ghana (awarded 2012)

    Student name:
    PhD
    Other supervisor: Dr Karen Williams
  • 'The Management of Conflict in the Construction Industry in Ghana.' (awarded 2012)

    Student name:
    PhD
    Other supervisor: Dr Helen Williams
  • Attracting and Retaining Foreign Direct Investment: A Critical Assessment of Government Policies in Ghana (awarded 2011)

    Student name:
    PhD
    Other supervisor: Dr Thomas Hippler
  • Foreign direct investment, technology & knowledge in the construction industry in Africa: A study of Ghana (awarded 2010)

    Student name:
    PhD
    Other supervisor: Dr Karen Williams
  • Organisational Responses to Liberalisation: Evidence from the Airline Industry in Africa (awarded 2009)

    Student name:
    PhD
    Other supervisor: Dr Geriant Harvey