Professor Yaw Debrah
Professor
School of Business and Economics Administration
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. & 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.
  2. & Institutional Legitimacy, Cross-Border Trade and Institutional Voids: Insights from the Cocoa Industry in Ghana. Journal of Rural Studies 58, 136-145.
  3. & Business and government interdependence in emerging economies: Insights from hotels in Ghana. International Journal of Tourism Research
  4. & Toward a construct of liability of origin. Industrial and Corporate Change, dtw021
  5. & South African MNCs' HRM Systems and Practices at the Subsidiary Level: Insights From Subsidiaries in Ghana. Journal of International Management

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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

  • Performance Management of Teachers in Saudi Arabia (current)

    Student name:
    PhD
    Other supervisor: Dr Jocelyn Finniear
  • Talent Management Practices in the Ghana Health Service.«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
  • The Impact of Training and Development on Employees Performance in Service Oriented Public Organisations in Saudi Arabia: A Case Study on King Khalid University (current)

    Student name:
    PhD
    Other supervisor: Dr John Mulyata