David Asamoah


  • Senior Lecturer | Vice Dean, HoD, Supply Chain & Information Systems

  • PhD (Logistics and Supply Chain Management, KNUST), MBA (KNUST), BSc. Electrical/Electronic Engineering, (KNUST)
  • +233(0)203504444,+233(0)265624411
  • dasamoah.ksb@knust.edu.gh
  • KSB Building Room TF 12
  • Full-Time

Dr. Asamoah has been a full time lecturer at the department Information Systems and Decision Sciences (ISDS) of the KNUST School of Business (KSB) for the past eight (8) years. He rose to become the Head of department from 2011-2013, and he is currently serving another term which will end in July 2016. Until his full time appointment at KNUST, Dr. Asamoah served as a part-time lecturer for 2-years at KSB, and he taught Management Information System (MIS) at the graduate level and Computers in Business at the undergraduate level.

 Dr. Asamoah was a key player in the setting up several programmes in the Department, including the KNUST wing of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport, the West Africa Institute for Supply Chain Leadership (WAISCL), World Cocoa Foundation (WCF) Agric Logistics Programme and the Public Procurement Authority (PPA)/KSB/ISDS Collaboration of running a Chartered Institute of  Purchasing (CIPS) professional courses in KSB. He again chaired the committee responsible for the setting up of KSB Management Consulting Unit.

 In the area of management consulting, being the former Managing Partner in charge of MIS/IT at Asamoah & Williams Consulting (AWC), David spent the greater part of his over 10 years working experience consulting for various Small and Micro enterprises, Microfinance Institutions (MFIs) and Rural Banks in Ghana, primarily in the areas of financial management, preparation of feasibility and business plans, evaluation and implementation of various microfinance software, the delivery of Business Development Services (BDS) and share valuation for financial institutions.  Majority of David’s performed assignments were executed under contractual agreements with reputable financial agencies like the Consultative Group for Assisting the Poorest (CGAP) Information System Fund (IS Fund), Africa Project Development Facility (APDF), GTZ-Rural Finance Project, World Bank, Ministry of Finance-Ghana, Rural Financial Services Project and Ghana Microfinance Institutions Network (GHAMFIN).  He is currently a professional member of the Institute of Operations Management (UK) and Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (Ghana).

List of Publications:

  • Fiagbe, P., Asamoah, D., Oduro, F.T., (2012) Assessing the role of transport in the achievement of maternal mortality reduction in Ghana. International Journal of Business and Management, 7(5): 256-268.
  • Asamoah, D., Annan, J., Nyarko, S., (2012) AHP Approach for Supplier Evaluation and Selection in a Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Firm in Ghana. International Journal of Business and Management. 7(10): 49-62.
  • Asamoah, D., Annan, J., (2012) Analysis of Ghana's Cocoa Value Chain Towards Services and Standards for Stakeholders. International Journal for Services and Standards. 8 (2): 116-132
  • Asamoah, D., Amoakohene R., Adiwokor E. (2012) Analysis of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) in Ghana: A case study of Ashanti Region. International Journal of Business Administration. 3(5): 89-98
  • Arthur, Y.D., Ahenkrah, K., Asamoah, D., (2012) Determinants Analysis of Customer switching Behavior in Ghanaian Telecommunication Industry, An Exploratory and Inferential study. International Journal of Business and Social Research. 2(5): 105-112
  • Asamoah, D., Annan, J., Arthur, Y.D., (2012) Time Series Analysis of Electricity Meter Supply in Ghana. International Journal of Business and Social Sciences. 3(19): 16-22
  • Asamoah, D., Abor, P. and Opare, M. (2011) An examination of pharmaceutical supply chain for artemisinin-based combination therapies in Ghana. Management Research Review, Vol. 34(7): 790-809. Emerald Group Publishing Limited.
  • Adu-Poku, S., Asamoah, D., Abor, P. (2011). User's perspective of medical logistics supply chain system in Ghana: The case of Adansi South District Directorate. Journal of Medical Marketing: Device, Diagnostics and Pharmaceutical Marketing. 11(2): 176-190.
  • Peasah, O.K., Amponsah, S.K. and Asamoah, D. (2011) Knapsack problem: A case study of Garden City Radio (GCR), Kumasi, Ghana. African Journal of Mathematics and Computer Science Research Vol 4. (4): 170-176. Available online at http://www.academicjournals.org/AJMCSR.

 

Research Interest:

  • Supply Chain Management,
  • IT in Supply Chain Management
  • Operations management.

 

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