Henry Kofi Mensah


  • Lecturer

  • PhD Organisational Development, MSc Development Management and B.A. (Economics and Sociology)
  • +233(0)202525004
  • hkmensah@knust.edu.gh / henbil25@yahoo.com
  • KSB Building Room TF 23
  • Full-Time

Dr. Henry Kofi Mensah is a Lecturer with the Department of Human Resources and Organizational Development at the KNUST School of Business (KSB). His teaching and research interest focuses on Social Responsibility, Employee Development, the interface between Business and Society and Green Business and Sustainability. He has consulted for various organizations in the area of employee development, corporate social responsibility and philanthropy and he is a member of the African Academy of Management (AOM). He is also involved in supervision of both undergraduate and postgraduate research. He has published in various reputable journals and has presented research papers at various local and international conferences. He has served on various committees and in various capacities such as Examinations Officer for KNUST Institute of Distance Learning and the Programme Coordinator for MSc. Development Management in the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi-Ghana.

Dr. Mensah holds a PhD in Organizational Development from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, anMSc. in Development Management from University of Agder, Norway and a B. A. Social Science degree (Economics and Sociology) also from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi-Ghana.He has also received training various hard skills including the use of qualitative analysis softwares (QSR NVivo and ATLAS.ti), eTutoring and eLearning management systems among others. He is an alumni of the NOMA scholarship funded by NORAD, Norway and a beneficiary of KNUST Vice-Chancellor Scholarship for Doctoral Training. A good communicator, who has demonstrated high degree of self-initiative and enjoy the challenge of tight schedules and ever-prepared to learn new things from every opportunity and criticism.

 

List of Publications

    • Mensah, H. K., Agyapong, A., &Nuertey, D. (2017). The effect of corporate social responsibility on organizational commitment of employees of rural and community banks in Ghana. Cogent Business & Management, 4(1), 1280895. https://doi.org/10.1080/23311975.2017.1280895
    • Asiamah, N., Mensah, H. K. and Oteng-Abayie, E. F. (2017):Do Larger Samples Really Lead to more Precise Estimates? A Simulation Study. American Journal of Educational Research. 5(1), 9-17. DOI: 10.12691/education-5-1-1
    • Boateng, P. K., Appiah, D. O., Adjei, P. O. W.&Mensah, H. K. (2016): Perceptions and Responses to Socio-ecological Changes and their Implications on Land Use and Cover Change Trajectories in the Savannahs of Northeast Ghana. Environments (MDPI)3, no. 4: 33. DOI:10.3390/environments3040033
    • Mensah, H. K.,Asiamah. N. &Mireku, K. (2016):Empirical Assessment of the Effect of Organizational Justice Delivery on Organizational Commitment: Controlling for Key Confounding Variables.Journal of Global Responsibility, 7(2), 196 – 209. doi.org/10.1108/JGR-06-2016-0015
    • Mensah, H. K., AdomaFosu F. and Oteng-Abayie, E. F. (2016):  Occupational Stresssors among University Non-Academic Staff: Results from a Representative Public University in Ghana. International Journal of Business Excellence, Vol. x, No. x, xxxx [FORTHCOMING]
    • Asiamah, N., Mensah, H. K. and Oteng-Abayie, E. F. (2017): General, Target and Accessible Population: Demystifying the Concepts using a Scenario and Illustrations for Effective Sampling. TheQualitative Reports 22(6), ***-*** [FORTHCOMING]
    • Asiamah, N., Mensah, H. K. and Oteng-Abayie, E. F. (2016):Health Workers’ Emotional Intelligence Development: An Examination of the Potential Roles of Tenure, Education and Training. International Journal of Research in Nursing, 7(1) 24-34.DOI: 10.3844/ijrnsp.2016.24.34
    • Mensah, H. K., Akouko, K. O. and Ellis, F (2016):An Empirical Assessment of Health Workers’ Organisational Commitment in Ghana: A Comparative Analysis.International Journal of Business and Management, Vol. 11, No. 3, 183-192, ISSN 1833-3850 E-ISSN 1833-8119. doi:10.5539/ijbm.v11n3p183  
    • Azinga, S. A., Mensah, H. K., (2016):A Trend Analysis of the Patronage of the E-Zwich Cashless System in Ghana for the Period 2008-2014.International Journal of Economics and Finance. Vol. 8, No. 5, 86-94, ISSN 1916-971X   E-ISSN 1916-9728. Doi:10.5539/ijef.v8n5p86
    • Mensah, H. K., Akouko, K. O. and Ellis, F (2016): An Empirical Assessment of Health Workers’ Organisational Commitment in Ghana: A Comparative Analysis. International Journal of Business and Management, Vol. 11, No. 3, 183-192ISSN 1833-3850 E-ISSN 1833-8119. doi:10.5539/ijbm.v11n3p183  
    • Azinga, S. A., Mensah, H. K., (2016): A Trend Analysis of the Patronage of the E-Zwich Cashless System in Ghana for the Period 2008-2014. International Journal of Economics and Finance. Vol. 8, No. 5, 86-94, ISSN 1916-971X   E-ISSN 1916-9728. Doi:10.5539/ijef.v8n5p86
    • Mensah, H. K., Asiamah. N. & Mireku, K. (2016): Empirical Assessment of the Effect of Organizational Justice Delivery on Organizational Commitment: Controlling for Key Confounding Variables. Journal of Global Responsibility, 7(2). doi.org/10.1108/JGR-06-2016-0015 
    • Mensah, H. K., Adoma Fosu F. and Oteng-Abayie, E. F. (2016):  Occupational Stresssors among University Non-Academic Staff: Results from a Representative Public University in Ghana. International Journal of Business Excellence, Vol. x, No. x, xxxx [FORTHCOMING]
    • Asiamah, N., Mensah, H. K. and Oteng-Abayie, E. F. (2016): Health Workers’ Emotional Intelligence Development: An Examination of the Potential Roles of Tenure, Education and Training. International Journal of Research in Nursing. *(*):*** *** DOI: 10.3844/ijrnsp.2016.***.*** [FORTHCOMING]
    • Mensah, H. K., Azinga, S. A. and Sodji, J. A (2015): Challenges Faced By Small And Medium-Size Enterprises In Accessing Credit Facilities From Financial Institutions: An Empirical Assessment Incorporating The Perceptions Of Both Borrowers And Financiers. International Journal of Economics, Commerce and Management, United Kingdom Vol. III, Issue 11, 250-275, ISSN 2348 0386. 

  • Description of Research Interest

Employee Development

Corporate Social Responsibility,

Interface between Business and Society

Green Business and Sustainability

 

ON-GOING RESEARCH

  • Predictors of Occupational Health and Safety Uptake Among Artisanal Mining in Ghana
  • Social Responsibility or A cover for Social Irresponsibility; Cases within the Extractive Sector of Ghana
  • Green HRM practices and Corporate Environmental performance; the Role of the Upper Echelon Values and Citizenship Behaviour
  • Determinant of eReportage of CSR among Financial Institutions in an Emerging Economy; An Upper Echelon Perspective
  • Sustainability Reporting among SMEs in Ghana

Courses Taught:

  • Business Ethics & Corporate Social Responsibility

    Creativity & Innovations Management

    Theories of Management

    Human Resource Information Systems

    Development Theories and Strategies

 

Selected Projects Supervised

  • Assessing the effect of Organizational Citizenship Behavior on Organizational Performance: a case of selected banks in Kumasi
  • An Assessment Of Occupational Health And Safety Uptake Among Artisanal Miners In Ghana
  • The Effect Of Transformational And Transactional Leadership Styles On Employee Commitment At Valley View University
  • Deficiency In Managerial Skills And Its Impact On Decentralization In Ghana: A Case Of The Asante Akim Central Municipality
  • Understanding The Disaster–Development Continuum: A Gender Analysis Of Selected Flood Prone Communities In The Accra Metropolis
  • Etc

 


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