Dr Dominic Essuman
BSc, MBA, PhD
Lecturer in Sustainable Management
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Sheffield University Management School
Dominic Essuman is a Lecturer in Sustainable Management at Sheffield University Management School. He teaches topics in Applications of Operations and Supply Chain Management and Supply Networks Management.
Dominic has broad research interest and is currently researching resilient and sustainable systems. He has published in key journals in the operations and supply chain management field: International Journal of Production Economics; Supply Chain Management; an International Journal; Journal of Purchasing and Supply Management.
Before joining the Management School, he was a lecturer at the Department of Supply Chain and Information Systems, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST). He was part of the committees supervising doctoral research on resilient and sustainable logistics and transport systems at the Center for Applied Research and Innovation in Supply Chain-Africa (CARISCA), KNUST, and the Regional Transport Research and Education Centre, Kumasi.
PhD - Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology
MBA - Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology
BSc - Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology
- Research interests
I have a keen interest in cross-disciplinary research on sustainability and resilience issues. I am currently researching into:
- Resilient operations and supply chains
- Sustainability-resilience nexus
- Resilience and wellbeing of women microentrepreneurs
- Modern slavery and child labour issues in agricultural supply chains
- Low-resource supply chains in Africa
- Linking resource slack to operational resilience: integration of resource-based and attention-based perspectives. International Journal of Production Economics, 254.
- Does purchasing recognition help or hinder purchasing quality performance in developing market SMEs? Effects of resource conditions. Journal of Purchasing and Supply Management, 27(5), 100717-100717.
- How interfirm governance mechanisms and capabilities determine supply chain responsiveness in small businesses: Evidence from an African market. Africa Journal of Management, 7(3), 423-446.
- Performance implications of strategic planning and marketing capability in micro and small businesses in an emerging African economy: a contingent resource-based view. Journal of Small Business & Entrepreneurship, 33(1), 29-48.
- How does buyer-seller information sharing affect procurement quality performance? Insight from SMEs in a developing African economy. International Journal of Quality and Service Sciences, 13(1), 91-105.
- Operational resilience, disruption, and efficiency: Conceptual and empirical analyses. International Journal of Production Economics, 229, 107762-107762.
- Determinants of academic performance of accounting students in Ghanaian secondary and tertiary education institutions. Accounting Education, 28(6), 553-581.
- Re-examining the link between occupational stress and burnout in a Sub-Saharan African nation: the precursor and moderating roles of organisational and social support. International Journal of Business Excellence, 17(4), 414-414.
- Pursuing Supply Chain Integration. International Journal of Business Analytics, 4(1), 87-103.
- Configuring political relationships to navigate host-country institutional complexity: Insights from Anglophone sub-Saharan Africa. Journal of International Business Studies.
- Enhancing Procurement Quality Performance in a Developing Country: The Roles of Procurement Audit and Top Management Commitment. International Journal of Public Administration, 1-12.
- Customer integration and customer value: contingency roles of innovation capabilities and supply chain network complexity. Supply Chain Management: An International Journal, ahead-of-print(ahead-of-print).
- Stakeholders pressure, SMEs characteristics and environmental management in Ghana. Journal of Small Business & Entrepreneurship, 1-28.
- Research group
Operations Management and Decision Sciences
- Teaching interests
Teachers are central to higher-educational institutions' capacity to create and deliver value for parents, industries and the society at large, and I am passionate about working with my students to attain this end.
I draw on emerging operations and supply chain issues with pertinent research insights to inform my teaching while engaging students and ensuring that they own the learning process.
I currently co-teach topics in Applications of Operations and Supply Chain Management, and Supply Networks Management.
- Teaching activities
Dominic teaches topics in Applications of Operations and Supply Chain Management, and Supply Networks Management.
- PhD Supervision
Dominic is interested in supervising PhD research in the following areas:
- Sustainable systems (e.g. supply chains, firms, operations, communities, individuals)
- Resilient systems (e.g. supply chains, firms, operations, communities, individuals)
- Supply chain management and performance issues in Africa