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UNIVERSITY OF GHANA
COLLEGE OF HUMANITIES
PUBLICATIONS OF FACULTY MEMBERS
IN THE COLLEGE OF HUMANITIES,
UNIVERSITY OF GHANA,
(2007 – 2014)
COLLEGE OF HUMANITIES
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BUSINESS SCHOOL 1Department of Accounting 3 Department of Finance 13 Department of Marketing and Customer Management 31 Department of Operations and MIS 45 Department of Public Administration and Health Service Management 53 Department of Organisation and Human Resource Services Management 71 SCHOOL OF LAW 93 SCHOOL OF ARTS 103 Department of Religions 105 Department of Archaeology and Heritage Studies 109 Department of History 127 Department of Philosophy and Classics 133 SCHOOL OF LANGUAGES 140 Department of English 141 Department of French 157 Department of Modern Languages 169 Department of Linguistics 179
SCHOOL OF SOCIAL SCIENCES 196Department of Economics 197 Department of Pol
The College Research Board is one of the 3 Boards and 6 Committees that form part of the College’s governance structure. The terms of reference of
the College Research Board include:
a. To actively stimulate the research agenda of the various schools and department within the college.
b. To create a peer review panel made up of internal members and subject specialists from outside the University who will examine the quality of published products and the quality of research with respect to national and international standards.
c. To maintain an index of research productivity occurring in each department and school in the college and provide that information to the College Academic Board and to the Office of Research, Innovation and Development (ORID).
The Board has compiled the list of publications of faculty members within the College for the period, 2007-2014 in line with Section C of its terms of reference. This maiden edition of the index covers 3,385 publications, comprising: 1,833 journal articles; 20 edited journal volumes; 2 guest editing of journal special issues; 199 books; 673 book chapters; 69 edited books; 34 books reviews; 18 workshop papers; 253 technical and working papers;
121 conference proceedings; 13 encyclopedia entries; 20 monographs; 1 staged production; 61 creative works; 20 choreographies; 1 scripting and directing; 9 artistic works; 11 productions; 1 compact disc; 1 study guide;
4 shorter essays; 2 biliographies; 2 documentaries; 1 translated work; 14 commission reports; and 2 research reports. The index covers works of 296 faculty across the various schools, institutes and centres within the College. The quantity of publications includes co-authored papers which may have been counted more than once, with respect to the different departments of the authors.
The College Research Board is focused on promoting and intensifying research excellence in line with the University’s vision of attaining worldclass research intensive status. The College is proud of experienced faculty across the various schools, institutes centres, who are committed to carrying out policy relevant research that would contribute to national development.
As you go through the list of publications, we encourage you to also visit our website http:coh.ug.edu.gh/ to download this document and access more recent publications by faculty within the college.
Prof. Joshua Yindenaba Abor Chairperson, College Research Board
The College of Humanities is one of the four colleges in the University of Ghana. The College is made up of six (6) schools: University of Ghana Business School (UGBS), School of Arts, School of Performing Arts, School of Languages, School of Social Sciences, and University of Ghana School of Law. It is also home to three (3) research institutes: Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research (ISSER); Institute of African Studies(IAS), and the Regional Institute for Population Studies (RIPS); as well as five (5) centres: Centre for Social Policy Studies (CSPS), Language Centre, Legon Centre for International Affairs and Diplomacy (LECIAD), Centre for Gender Studies and Advocacy (CEGENSA) and the Centre for Migration Studies. It also houses the University of Ghana Accra City Campus, located close to the central business districts of the nation’s capital, ACCRA.
The research programmes of faculty in the College continue to grow and increasingly encompass emerging development and social issues of concern to the country. Faculty in the college are also engaged in advocacy and provides leadership in public policy discussions. These aspirations, achievements and activities of the College are well in line with the University’s commitment to support the development research programmes to achieve the highest standards of excellence.
Building on this foundation, the College of Humanities has developed this maiden edition of its index of publications of its faculty published from 2007 to 2014. The index aims to showcase the positive and productive experience for all our scholars. It also aims to contribute to the quality, quantity and impact of research output from the College, which will in turn benefit the University and the country.
The College is committed to research on real-world challenges. Use this index to explore our research output, identify potential research partners and solutions to the challenges within Ghana and beyond.
Prof. Samuel Agyei-Mensah Provost, College of Humanities
FRANCIS ABOAGYE- OTCHERE
BOOK CHAPTERKwakye, T. O., Aboagye-Otchere, F., and Bekoe, R. A. (2013).
Internet financial reporting practices of Ghanaian listed companies, in Enhancing the development agenda through research in accounting practices and education, Woel Publishing Services, Accra, Ghana.
JOURNAL ARTICLESAgyekum, A. A. B., Aboagye-Otchere, F., and Bedi, I. (2014). Earnings management and corporate governance: The Ghanaian experience. International Journal Management Practice, Vol. 7(4) 309-323.
Simpson, S. N. Y., and Aboagye-Otchere, F. (2014). Understanding the use of balanced scorecard in the context of State-owned Enterprises in developing countries: A case from Ghana. Research Journal of Finance and Accounting Vol. 5(13) 123-131.
Aboagye-Otchere, F., and Agbeibor, J. (2012). The international financial reporting standards for small and medium-sized entities (IFRS for SMEs): Suitability for small businesses in Ghana, Journal of Financial Reporting and Accounting. Vol. 10(2), pp. 190 – 214.
Aboagye-Otchere, F., Bedi, I., and Ossei-Kwakye, T. (2012).
Corporate governance and disclosure practices of Ghanaian listed companies, Journal of Accounting in Emerging Economies. Vol. 2(2), pp. 140 – 161.
Aboagye-Otchere, F. (2011). Stakeholder perception of corporate social disclosures in Annual Reports: Evidence from Ghana, Journal of Governmental and Financial Accounting Research. Vol. 1(1), pp. 1-15.
Bokpin, G. A., Ishaq, Z., and Aboagye-Otchere, F. (2011). Ownership
structure, corporate governance and corporate liquidity policy:
Evidence from the Ghana Stock Exchange, Journal of Financial Economic Policy. Vol. 3(3), pp. 262-279.
Aboagye-Otchere, F., and Asare, H. (2010). Determinants of corporate social reporting practices in Ghana, The Nigerian Accounting Horizon, Vol.3 (1and 2), pp. 63-76.
Aboagye-Otchere, F., and Bedi, I. (2007). The level of compliance with the Ghana National Accounting Standards, The Nigerian Accounting Horizon, Vol.1(1). pp. 21-44.
BOOK CHAPTERSAkyeampon, D., Amidu, M., and Abor, J. (2013). Corporate governance and earnings management: Evidence from Sub-Saharan Africa, in Enhancing the Development Agenda through Research in Accounting Practices and Education, Woel Publishing Services, Accra, Ghana. Chapter 5, 49-75.
Onumah, J. M., Amidu, M., and Asare, N. (2013). Determinants of intellectual capital disclosures: evidence from Ghana, in Enhancing the Development Agenda through Research in Accounting Practices and Education, Woel Publishing Services, Accra, Ghana. Chapter 5, 76-98.
Amidu, M., and Abor, J. (2007). Corporate Board in Udo Braendly and Alex Kostyuk (Eds.),Corporate Governance, Rodolfo Apread., Publishing by Business Perspectives. Ukrain, 2007.
Hinson, R., Abdulai, A., Amidu, M., and Hammond, B. (2007).
Determinant of Service Quality in Ghana’s Insurance Industry in African Marketing Practice, Sedco Publishing Ltd, 2007, pp 65-86.
JOURNAL ARTICLESAlu, A. A., Amidu, M., Osei, K. A., and Kuipo, R. (2014). The effect of funding strategy on the lending patterns of banks in Ghana, African Review of Economics and Finance Vol. 6 (1), pp. 43-68.
Amidu, M. (2014). What influence bank lending in Sub-Saharan Africa? Journal of Emerging Market Finance, Vol. 13 (1), pp. 1-42.
Arko, A. C., Abor, J., Adjasi, C. K. D., and Amidu, M. (2014). What influence dividend decisions of firms in Sub-Saharan African?
Journal of Accounting in Emerging Economies, Vol. 4 (1), pp. 57-78 Amidu, M., and Wolfe, S. (2013). Does bank competition and diversification lead to greater stability? Evidence from emerging markets, Review of Development Finance Vol. 3 (3), pp. 152-166.
Amidu, M., and Wolfe, S. (2013). The effect of banking market structure on the lending channel: Evidence from emerging markets, Review of Financial Economics Vol. 12, pp. 146-157.
Amidu, M. (2013). The effects of the structure of banking market and funding strategy on risk and return, International Review of Financial Analysis Vol. 28, pp. 143-155.
Amidu, M., and Wolfe, S. (2013). The impact of market power and funding strategy on bank interest margins, European Journal of Finance Vol. 19 (9-10), pp. 888-908.
Amidu, M., Effah, J., and Abor, J. (2011). E-Accounting practices among small and medium enterprises in Ghana, Journal of Management Policy and Practice Vol. 9 (4), pp. 146-155.
Kyereboah-Coleman, A., and Amidu, M. (2008). The link between small business governance and performance: The case of the Ghanaian SME Sector, Journal of Africa Business Vol.
9 (1), pp. 121-143.
Amidu, M. (2007). Determinants of capital structure of banks in Ghana: An empirical Approach Baltic Journal of Management Vol. 2 (1), pp. 67-79.
Amidu, M. (2007). How does dividend policy affect firm performance? A Ghanaian case’ Investment Management and Financial Innovations Vol. 4 (2), pp. 103-112.
IBRAHIM BEDIBOOK Bedi, I. (2009). Auditing and assurance services in Ghana. Accra: Voyage Publishing Co. Ltd.
BOOK CHAPTERBedi, I., and Onumah, J. M. (2013). Examination of the threats to the Auditor’s independence in Ghana. in Onumah, J. M., Amidu, A., and Simpson, S. N. Y., (Eds.), Enhancing the Development Agenda through Research in Accounting, Practice and Education: A Reader in Accounting (pp. 145-156). Accra: Woeli Publishing Services.
JOURNAL ARTICLESAgyekum,A.B., Aboagye-Otchere, F., and Bedi, I. (2014). Earnings management and corporate governance: The Ghanaian experience.
International Journal of Management Practice, 7(4), 309-323.
Aboagye-Otchere, F., Bedi, I., and Kwakye, T. O. (2012). Corporate governance and disclosure practices of Ghanaian listed companies.
Journal of Accounting in Emerging Economies, 2(2), 140-161.
Aboagye-Otchere, F., and Bedi, I. (2007). The level of compliance with Ghana National Accounting Standards, The Nigerian Accounting Horizon, 1(1), 21-44.
BOOK CHAPTERSKuipo, R. (2013). Management decision interaction and knowledge sharing in the stage-gate credit decisioning process of banks, in (Ed.) Enhancing the development agenda through research in accounting practices and education, UG Business Series Vol 1, Woeli Publishing, Chapter 6, pp. 93-120.
Onumah, J. M., Kuipo, R., and Obeng, V. A. (2012). Effectiveness of internal control systems of listed firms in Ghana, in (Ed.) Research in Accounting in Emerging Economies, Vol 12A, Emerald Group Publishing, pp.