Kwasi Dartey-Baah

Kwasi Dartey-Baah
University of Ghana | Legon · Department of Organisation and Human Resource Management

PhD

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Purpose – This paper aims to examine the potential impact of the presence of oil resource on the Ghanaian society. Specifically, the paper investigates the relationship between key stakeholders in the oil sector, how stakeholder interactions create the potential for collision and advances measures aimed at turning possible collision into cooperatio...
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Purpose There is a major lacuna in sustainable human resource management (HRM) research regarding the theoretical context of its adoption or implementation. Consequently, the purpose of this study is to examine the relative influence and interactive effects of different levels of institutional isomorphisms on sustainable HRM adoption. Design/metho...
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Purpose The purpose of this paper is to provide a systematic review of research studies on the drivers and consequences of corporate social responsibility (CSR). Design/methodology/approach This paper used a systematic literature review using research papers published on the drivers and consequence of global CSR from 2010 to 2020. Findings The fi...
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Purpose The purpose of this paper is to provide a systematic review of empirical research studies on corporate social responsibility (CSR) in emerging economies. Design/methodology/approach This paper employed a systematic literature review using research papers published on CSR in emerging economies from 2010 to 2019. Findings The findings of th...
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Hinged on the Job Demand-Resource model and Source Attribution Theory, this study assessed the relationship between work-family conflict (family-to-work and work-to-family conflicts) and workplace deviant behaviours (organizational and interpersonal deviance) among bank employees in Ghana. The quantitative two-wave longitudinal design was used, and...
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Purpose The purpose of this paper is to investigate the influence of transformational and transactional leadership styles on employees’ work engagement and the moderating effects of perceived organisational politics (POPS) in indigenous Ghanaian Banks. Design/methodology/approach The study uses a cross-sectional survey design and a quantitative ap...
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Purpose – There is a paucity of research on the causal relationships between talent management (TM), decent work and national well-being. Hence, this study examines the nexus between macro talent management (MTM)practices, decent work and national well-being. Design/methodology/approach – The authors employed longitudinal data from 77 developing c...
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Purpose This study aims to investigate the influence of transformational and transactional leadership styles and their related dimensions on safety citizenship behaviors (SCBs) in the power distribution sector (PDS) in Ghana. Design/methodology/approach As a cross-sectional survey approach, questionnaires were used to collect data from managers of...
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Purpose The primary aim of this study was to determine whether or not leaders' emotional intelligence plays a mediating role in the relationship between leadership styles and voluntary work behaviours among employees of selected banks in Ghana. Specifically, the objective was to determine the mediating effect of leaders' emotional intelligence on t...
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Purpose Bank tellers have been ignored in stress research. The purpose of this paper is to investigate the relationships between occupational stress, job satisfaction, and gender difference among bank tellers in Ghana. Design/methodology/approach Using a cross-sectional survey approach, the authors used questionnaires to collect data from bank tel...
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This paper investigates the relationship between leadership styles and the quality of work life (QWL) among small and medium enterprises (SMEs) workers in Ghana. A cross-sectional design was used with standardized questionnaires to collect data. Both the simple random sampling and purposive sampling techniques were adopted to select respondents. A...
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The paper examines the relationship between emotional intelligence and job satisfaction levels of employees in the Ghanaian banking sector and whether the relationship is moderated by the transformational and transactional leadership styles. It also examines the influence of some demographic variables (age and educational levels) on the relationshi...
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This chapter examines the extent to which corporate social responsibility (CSR) could generate and boost better brand perceptions and improve competitive advantage within some selected banks in Ghana. The concept of CSR, brand perception, and competitive advantage are discussed in relation to findings from a study that was conducted at the national...
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Purpose The purpose of this paper is to examine leaders’ influence on the safety behaviours of employees and the possible mediating role of perceived organisational support (POS), focussing on transformational and transactional leadership. Design/methodology/approach Data were gathered through a survey from 264 engineers and technicians in the pow...
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CSR activities in Ghana are undoubtedly receiving spectacular approval, either through companies’ voluntary acts to improve social conditions of the communities in which they operate or purely as a corporate strategy to enhance reputation and potentially increase profitability in the organisation. It is in light of this that the researchers selecte...
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Purpose The purpose of this paper is to explore how lecturers in both public and private universities in Ghana are motivated to take up teaching as a career using Herzberg’s two-factor theory. Design/methodology/approach In this paper, qualitative research design was adopted. Data were collected from 24 lecturers from both public and private unive...
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Purpose The purpose of this paper is to review strategic talent management (STM) research with the aim of providing major insights into the under-explored themes, issues, theories and methods. Design/methodology/approach The method included a systematic review of studies from 2007 to 2019 in five reputable academic databases. In total, 51 studies...
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Global talent management as an academic field is regarded as a multi-disciplinary bridge field, which has recently emerged from the strategic international human resource management (HRM) and talent management fields as a critical strategic issue for multinational firms. While some literature reviews have been conducted on the topic, there is no sy...
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The study examined the effect of leadership behaviors (transformational (TFL) and transactional (TSL) on organizational citizenship behavior (OCB) while assessing the mediating role of job involvement. The investigation involved 209 employees from 45 different hospitality institutions (20 hotels, 10 guesthouses and 15 restaurants) in Accra, Ghana....
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Purpose Leaders are seen as representatives of their organisations; as such, their actions and behaviours towards their subordinates reflect on the organisations. The purpose of this paper is to investigate the influence of some dimensions under transformational and transactional leadership styles on perceived organisational support (POS) in Ghana....
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Purpose The purpose of this study is to determine whether there is a difference with the exhibition of voluntary workplace behaviors (i.e. organizational citizenship behaviors [OCB] and counterproductive workplace behaviors [CWB]) among employees of high and low-performing banks in Ghana. Design/methodology/approach The quantitative approach was...
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Purpose This study aims to examine influence of transformational and transactional leadership styles on employees’ organisational citizenship behaviours (OCBs), as well as the mediating role of job involvement in the Ghanaian hospitality industry. Design/methodology/approach Data were gathered from 258 employees in some selected hotels and restaur...
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Aim Juggling work and family responsibilities remains an important concern for both employees and organizations. This study aimed at examining work and family demands as predictors of work–family conflict and the relationship between work–family conflict and burnout among registered nurses in Ghana. Design The study adopted a cross‐sectional surve...
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Purpose The purpose of this paper is to investigate idealised influence under transformational leadership and active management-by-exception (MBE-A) under transactional leadership as the predictors of employee safety behaviours among engineers and technicians in the Ghanaian power transmission subsector. Design/methodology/approach The study emp...
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This chapter seeks to highlight the prospects of procedural and substantive democracy in Africa, emphasizing the limitation and shortcomings of African countries in their pursuit of democracy, citing a transformational-transactional leadership mix (‘transfor-sactional’) in countering the shortcomings. It achieves this purpose by reviewing literatur...
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Abstract Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to determine the extent to which leaders’ emotional intelligence (EI) predict the voluntary work behaviors (i.e. organizational citizenship behavior (OCB) and counterproductive workplace behavior (CWB)) of employees in the Ghanaian banking sector. Design/methodology/approach – Quantitative approach wa...
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Since the introduction of Structural Adjustment Programs (SAPs) in the 1980s, the gold mining sector has been a major contributor to the economies of many African countries including Ghana. There has been a fall in the global prices of gold in recent times resulting in budget cuts especially those not directly related to corporate prosperity, as we...
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The purpose of this study was to determine whether employees in Ghana's banking sector perceive their leaders to be emotionally intelligent based on their style of leadership. The study was cross-sectional in nature and made use of structured questionnaires to collect quantitative data. Out of 300 questionnaires administered, 234 were returned (com...
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Purpose The purpose of this paper is to determine the extent to which leadership styles predict the voluntary work behaviors of employees. Design/methodology/approach The quantitative approach was adopted to collect data from 234 respondents. Both purposive and simple random sampling techniques were used for the selection of the respondents. Find...
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This study samples 270 employees from Ghana’s Civil Service to examine their perception of their leaders and the relative influence this leadership attribute has on their citizenship and unproductive behaviours at the workplace. The study finds that leader integrity is strongly related to the OCB of followers but has no significant relationship wit...
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This paper introduces the challenge of ineffective leadership confronting the efficiency and effectiveness of the decentralization system in Ghana as being the issue of leadership. The paper achieves this objective by examining the concepts of decentralization, leadership, efficiency and effectiveness and assesses them within the Ghanaian context....
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Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to examine the relevance of “carrot and stick” (transactional) leadership style in predicting employees’ job satisfaction in a modern business organization. Design/methodology/approach – The study was cross-sectional in nature and made use of structured questionnaire to collect data. Stratified and simple rand...
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Purpose The purpose of this study was to present a conceptual analysis of how the issue of corruption in Ghana’s public sector can be curbed through an integration of individual (public sector worker) and organisational goals (the public sector itself). It further sought to explain this possibility by focusing on a goal integration process through...
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Purpose Corporate social responsibility (CSR) has gained global prominence in recent years. This is because businesses have seen the need to consider the interests of stakeholders not only to enhance their corporate image but also to live good neighbourly lives with the communities in which they operate. The purpose of this paper is to examine the...
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CSR as the strategic decision of an organisation to voluntary act upon the social factors that have the potential of militating against the fulfilment of corporate goals is a fast evolving concept in Ghana, led by large scale multinational companies. The concept has been “bastardised” in the country with various sectors of the economy having a diff...
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This study examines the relationship between the construct of work-family conflicts (WFC) and job satisfaction as well as the differences between the demographic characteristics and WFC with reference to the leadership of Ghanaian businesses. 100 Ghanaian corporate leaders from business organizations in the Accra Metropolis participated in a compre...
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Sustainable development in every country is anchored on positive leadership attributes such as leader integrity. Nonetheless as much as there is consensus about the expectations of leaders in any organizational setting, there appears to be some confusion about the meaning of integrity across societies. In an attempt to explore the contextual meanin...
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This study examined the influence transformational and transactional leadership styles have on job stress among employees in Ghana’s banking industry. The study made use of structured questionnaires to collect quantitative data. 196 questionnaires were returned by respondents out of 250 administered. The findings revealed a significant negative rel...
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The economic structure of Ghana’s oil find is strategically addressed by government but the effect the industry has on sustainable development appears neglected. Through the purposive sampling of experts from two public institutions in Ghana, this study sought to understand how Ghanaian leaders are strategically promoting sustainable development in...
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With the increasing levels of multiculturalism in today’s businesses and the internationalisation of organisations, the development and management of organisations need to be considered in the light of the cultural factors which impact on their activities. Hofstede’s work on culture provides academia and practitioners a valuable insight into the dy...
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Purpose – This paper aims to bring to bear the resemblance between the current resilient leadership theory and the transformational–transactional leadership theories. It does this with the view of re-focusing discussions of leadership on an effective mix of the transformational–transactional leadership theories to achieve the desired organisational...
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Leadership is a universally recognized concept whose practice and interpretation is culturally framed. The fundamental thrust of this study is to examine the leadership journey in Ghana with specific reference to the various political leaders, be they military or civilian; and the administrative leadership styles they exhibited whilst in office. Fo...
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This article assesses the nature of corporate social responsibility (CSR) activities carried out by organizations in Ghana and how these activities tie into the government's key focus areas of development. Documents relating to national development plans and the millennium development goals (MDGs) are reviewed and used as a baseline to assess the c...
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This study examined the impact of fairness perceptions in policy implementations on employees' job satisfaction, work motivation and organisational commitment in the banking sector of Ghana. A correlational research design was adopted for the study. A total of 100 participants were randomly selected to respond to a 45-item questionnaire. Data obtai...
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Purpose – The paper aims to assess the institutional readiness of Ghana prior to and after the production of her first oil. The paper also assesses the influence of politics in directing the appropriate use of the oil rents in facilitating the developmental needs of the country. Design/methodology/approach – The paper uses a literature review of t...
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Purpose – The paper aims to review the concept of leadership as practiced in the West and in Africa, and goes on to establish the link between these two approaches and sustainable development in Africa. It does this with the view of assessing their implications for the attainment of sustainable development on the continent through a developed leade...
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The subject of culture has gained much prominence and attention in the management of international human resource.This paper examines the issues of culture, both national and organisational, reviews and discusses relevant literature and draws conclusions based on the issues at hand. The discussion of this paper is based on Hofstede’s cultural dimen...
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This paper examines the legislative instruments governing the Ghanaian oil and gas industry with the view to identifying weaknesses that may compromise the health and safety standards and quality of life of the people. It reviews literature on the global and Ghana’s energy regimes within the framework of its economic benefits and the challenges pos...
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Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to trace the path to achieving the millennium development goals (MDG) in developing countries through the lens of corporate social responsibility (CSR) and organisation health and safety (OHS). Design/methodology/approach – The paper employed discourse analysis of views of participants of the workshop on CSR‐...
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Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to examine the Ghanaian economy within the context of its macro‐economic indicators and the performance of the agricultural sector against the backdrop of the exogenous economic explanation of the resource curse. This is aimed at equipping policy makers with the tools needed in identifying symptoms of the Dutc...
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The purpose of this study is to examine the factors that influence strategic marketing in relation to profitability in rural banking in Ghana. The research was conducted to see how management and employees follow strategic marketing programmes in delivering superior quality service to their customers and how customers view the service that they rec...
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The purpose of this study is to have a clear understanding of how sponsorship contributes positively to marketing communications performance. The methodology is based on social survey technique, which examines opinions, behaviors, and perceptions by asking people questions. Questionnaires were used to collect quantitative data to ensure a structure...
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Mining has become a controversial business everywhere. Issues of mining are in the wake because of the increasing demands for mineral products and diminishing nature of such minerals in the West. This seemingly opportunity for developing countries like Ghana which have mineral deposits comes with its accompanying repercussions. This paper looks at...
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Public sector reforms have been on the agenda of a number of governments, including Ghana and development agencies such as the World Bank. From the review of existing literature, it is notable that the impact of leadership and organisational culture on the performance of organisations is significant either positively or negatively and therefore ess...
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This paper critically examines Frederick Herzberg's two-factor theory and assesses its application and relevance in understanding the essential factors that motivate the Ghanaian worker. The two-factor theory of motivation explains the factors that employees find satisfying and dissatisfying about their jobs. These factors are the hygiene factors a...
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Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) an ethical, non-legislative, non-forcing approach to promoting responsible behaviours within organisations employs the central route of persuasion which consists of thoughtful considerations of arguments to achieve desired results. Studies suggest that attitudes that change through persuasion are more likely to...
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Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is about the relationship of organisations with society as a whole, and the need for organisations to align their values with societal expectations. Generally, CSR practice in Africa is thought to be adopted from Western business theories although there is evidence to suggest that Western CSR theories are not t...
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According to the World Health Organisation (WHO) poor occupational health and reduced working capacity of workers may cause economic loss up to 10-20% of the Gross National Product of a country. In countries like Ghana with fast growing workforce coupled with a growing informal sector, workers have tended to fight for job security neglecting the ne...
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The development of every nation depends on the strength of her human resource capacity and the intellectual prowess of her people. This paper examines the relevance of intellectual capital in sustaining the development of the human resource capacity in sub Sahara Africa (SSA). The paper critically reviews literature on intellectual capital and know...
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Over the years, learning has been seen as an active and rewarding aspect of peoples' personal and collective experiences. Learning is a feature of all human activities and defines humanity. As the business environment continually changes, organisations increasingly need innovative ideas to stay ahead of competition. Learning therefore is viewed as...

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