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Dr. Kweku Adams

Information about Dr. Kweku Adams at the University of Bradford.


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Biography

Dr Kweku Adams is an Associate Professor in International Business & Management and the Programme Leader for the MSc International Business and Management at the Bradford School of Management. He is a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and holds MBA (Finance)- University of Bedfordshire, Master of Laws (LLM) - University of York, PhD (International Business Management) from Swansea University, among others. Dr. Adams has also held academic positions in North America. First, as a Lecturer in Strategy and Global Management at the Haskayne School of Business, University of Calgary and a Visiting Lecturer of Management at the University of Lethbridge School of Management in Calgary, Canada. His research interests centre on international business/business strategy, specifically the management of headquarters-subsidiary relations, investigating the wider environmental, social governance and human rights challenges facing multinational corporations. His work has appeared in quality outlets such as Tourism Management, Journal of International Management, Journal of Business Research, Technovation, Technological Forecasting and Social Change, IEEE- Transactions on Engineering Management, Journal of Environmental Management, Critical Perspectives on International Business, Thunderbird International Business Review, Resources Policy, Employee Relations, Strategic Change, amongst others. His work has also been presented at several academic and practitioner conferences. In Africa, Dr Adams has been a visiting Professor of Management at the University of Education Kumasi, Ghana. He has successfully supervised several undergraduate and postgraduate dissertations across these three continents, particularly Ghana, the UK, and Canada. He has examined several PhD theses in the UK, Canada, Ghana and Pakistan and is currently an external examiner at Middlesex University and the University of Suffolk. He has also been a member of several committees including EDI and awarding bodies, and he is currently on the External Examiners and External Experts sub-committee at the University of Bradford. He has also consulted for several for-profits and not-for-profit organisations including banks, building and construction firms, and multijurisdictional tax advisory services, among others, in Canada, UK, and Ghana. He has been invited to speak at several universities, NGOs, faith-based organisations, and student union platforms on various local and global issues that engage his research expertise and professional experience. He is the founding president of the Ghana Scholarly Society in Europe – a learned society with a focus on finding solutions to challenging problems facing Africa. Dr Adams is currently on the Editorial Review Boards of the Thunderbird International Business Review and the Africa Journal of Management (AJG 2* Journals).

Research

My research interests centre on international business/business strategy, specifically the management of headquarters-subsidiary relations, investigating the wider environmental, social governance and human rights challenges facing multinational corporations and local communities. I am interested in supervising PhD topics in the areas of ethics and sustainability dilemmas of emerging market multinationals, human rights violations by multinational corporations, gender diversity in emerging market firms and the activities of oil and gas multinationals in resource-rich countries.

Publications

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Uncategorised publications

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