Samuel Ebie

Samuel Ebie
Swansea University | SWAN · School of Management (SoM)

PhD Entrepreneurship and Strategic Innovation Management

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Introduction
Samuel is a Lecturer in Entrepreneurship and Innovation at the School of Management (SoM), Swansea University. Samuel’s research interests are in researching and consulting in entrepreneurship development, SMEs & family business, innovation management, firm venture failure, entrepreneurial learning, intrapreneurship in Multinational Corporations, equality & diversity management, well-being and rural tourism entrepreneurship research.

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Publications (16)
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The study is an attempt to critically examine the impact of job satisfaction on organisational performance in small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Wales. Fifty-two (52) SMEs were randomly sampled across South Wales. With an in-depth thematic analysis of relevant SME issues and statistical analysis of primary data collected, there was a signi...
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This paper discusses raw material development and utilization as a basis for economic development through entrepreneurship and small and medium enterprises (SMEs) development in Nigeria. SMEs have played and will continue to play significant roles in the growth, development and industrialization of many economies the world over. SMEs have performed...
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Studies establish that compared to male businesses, female businesses are less likely to export. Yet it is argued that if the influence of gender on SMEs' export propensity is not examined and managed, the current benefits of SMEs internationalisation cannot go beyond certain limit. This paper examines the characteristics of one of the female domin...
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The importance of leadership for organisational sustainability is critically examined in relation to its environment and situation. Leadership traits, structure in an organisational context, approaches, perspectives and the dynamic of a constantly changing organisational environment are presented in coherent themes of arguments. This paper asserts...
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The purpose of this paper is to explore the relationship between e-HRM and a firm’s ability to become innovative and creative, and then develop a conceptual framework. The proposed framework aims to add to the understanding of the way e-HRM creates competitive advantages and contributes to sustainable business performance. Through the exploration o...
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The purpose of this paper is to explore the relationship between e-HRM and a firm’s ability to become innovative and creative, and then develop a conceptual framework. The proposed framework aims to add to the understanding of the way e-HRM creates competitive advantages and contributes to sustainable business performance. Through the exploration o...
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Entrepreneurship is crucial to the progress and well-being of any society. Against the Nigeria situation of declining jobs and oil price, this review paper proffers entrepreneurship as a solution based on the CENTRIM Model (Mc Adam et al, 2010).
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This conceptual paper is an evaluation of the leadership agenda in the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and its subsidiary companies, and presents a platform for developing a capacity for change through effective leadership. This is based on the notion that in today's business environment, there is an increasing demand for effective l...
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Solid waste management is the application of techniques that will ensure the orderly execution of the functions of collection, transfer, processing, treatment and disposal of solid waste. The ever increasing global concern on environmental health demands that wastes be properly managed and disposed of in the most friendly and acceptable way. This i...
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The purpose of this exploratory study was to investigate the business case for equality and diversity in Small and Medium-Size Enterprises. Specically, how business owners or managers manage equality and diversity challenges in their organisations. This research is of critical signicance and it provides an analysis and evaluation of how effectively...
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The purpose of this attitudinal research paper was to explore and analyse attitudes of managers and entrepreneurs of small and medium-size enterprises (SMEs) towards equality and diversity management in the workplace. The aim of this paper was to investigate these attitudes. More specifically the objectives of the research were: to obtain the views...
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This exploratory study investigates the business case for equality & diversity among SMEs. Specifically, how small businesses in Wales manage some challenges for compliance and best practices. Primary data was collected from 85 small businesses owners within different sectors from various locations in Wales. The results show that white managers wer...

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18 Million euro for transnational research on inequality across the life-course
Posted on July 3, 2017 by Angelique Moerland
With 18 million euro from the research programme “Dynamics of Inequality Across the Life-course” (DIAL), NORFACE will fund thirteen transnational research projects that will start in 2017/2018. The thirteen teams with 56 principal investigators will be researching topics ranging from inequality and its consequences in education, child development, health, populism and LBTQ citizens, to employment and working life. In these projects, researchers from a wide variety of disciplines are working together across Europe, from Portugal to Finland and the Czech Republic to Ireland, and will look beyond Europe too.

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To pilot a series of interventions which supports entrepreneurs following entrepreneurial firm failure experience. The study will assess how working through a process of grieving impacts individual personal development and how entrepreneurs could be better supported.
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