Professor Yaw Debrah
Professor
Business
Telephone: (01792) 295763
Room: Office 313 - 313
Third Floor
School of Management
Bay Campus

Yaw Debrah is a Professor in the School of Management at Swansea University and is the Chair of the Academy of International Business – Africa Chapter.

Publications

  1. Abugre, J., Williams, K., Debrah, Y. Dimensions of expatriates adjustment in distant subsidiaries: A field study of a sub‐Saharan African institutional distance Thunderbird International Business Review
  2. Adeleye, I., Debrah, Y., Nachum, L. Management of financial institutions in Africa: Emerging themes and future research agenda Africa Journal of Management 5 3 215 230
  3. Lamptey, Y., Debrah, Y. Irreconcilable Differences – Union Organizing in the Informal Sector in Ghana (Ed.), Advances in Industrial and Labor Relations 61 89 Emerald Publishing Limited
  4. Abugre, J., Debrah, Y. Assessing the impact of cross-cultural communication competence on expatriate business operations in multinational corporations of a Sub-Saharan African context International Journal of Cross Cultural Management 19 1 85 104
  5. Amankwah-Amoah, J., Amankwah-Amoah, J., Debrah, Y., Nuertey, D. Institutional Legitimacy, Cross-Border Trade and Institutional Voids: Insights from the Cocoa Industry in Ghana Journal of Rural Studies 58 136 145

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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

  • The Role of Performance Management for Teachers in Saudi Ministry of Education (current)

    Student name:
    PhD
    Other supervisor: Dr Jocelyn Finniear
  • Talent Management Practices in the Ghana Health Sector.«br /»«br /»«br /»«br /»«br /»«br /»«br /»«br /»«br /»«br /»«br /»«br /»«br /»«br /»«br /» «br /»«br /»«br /»«br /»«br /»«br /»«br /»«br /»«br /»«br /»«br /»«br /»«br /»«br /»«br /» (Thesis title is appropriate as it is, there is no need for review) (current)

    Student name:
    PhD
    Other supervisor: Dr Jocelyn Finniear
  • South African Multinational Companies HRM Systems and Practices at the Subsidiary Level: Insights from Subsidies in Nigeria. (current)

    Student name:
    PhD
    Other supervisor: Prof Nicholas Rich
  • : To explore the effect of talent management in retention, recruitment and development in Saudi healthcare sector (current)

    Student name:
    PhD
    Other supervisor: Dr John Mulyata
  • Inter-organisational Networks and Talent Development (current)

    Student name:
    PhD
    Other supervisor: Dr John Mulyata
  • Investigate the impact of training and development on academic institution performance in Saudi Arabia as a case study on King Khalid University (current)

    Student name:
    PhD
    Other supervisor: Dr John Mulyata