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Nathaniel Boso is the Dean at KNUST School of Business, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Ghana. He is also a Visiting Professor of Marketing and Entrepreneurship at Strathmore Business School (Kenya). He was previously an Associate Professor at the University of Leeds, UK. His research focuses on the interface between international entrepreneurship, innovation and marketing strategy. His research has won multiple awards, including 2017 Global Innovation and Knowledge Academy Best Conference paper, Best Empirical Paper Award at the 25th United States Association of Small Business & Entrepreneurship Annual Conference, and Nominee for 2014 Academy of International Business Haynes Prize for the Most Promising Scholar Award. Nathaniel has published in leading scholarly journals such as the Journal of Business Venturing (FT 50 Journal and rated 4 in the CABS Journal Quality List), Journal of Product Innovation Management (rated 4 in the CABS Journal Quality List) and Journal of Business Ethics (FT 50 Journal). He is a regular speaker at international conferences on International Entrepreneurship, Cross-cultural Management, and African International Business issues. Nathaniel sits on the editorial review board of International Marketing Review and Journal of African Business as an Associate Editor. His teaching interests include International Marketing Strategy, Entrepreneurship and Innovation, and Advanced Research Methods. He is also a specialist educator in Structural Equation Modelling. Nathaniel has also played several academic leadership roles including directorship of postgraduate research in marketing at University of Leeds (United Kingdom), doctoral programme directorship at KNUST and conference chairmanships. He is currently Vice-Chair of Academy of International Business African Chapter. He received his Ph.D. from Loughborough University (AACSB, EQUIS and AMBA Accredited) in 2011, and is a Professional Chartered Marketer at the Chartered Instituting of Marketing in the United Kingdom. 

 

 

A. SCHOLARLY JOURNAL ARTICLES (Chartered Association of Business Schools Journal Quality Guide (CABS) and Financial Times Rated Journals Only)

 

  1. Assadinia, S., Kadile, V., Golgeci, I. & Boso, N. (Forthcoming). The Effects of Learning Orientation and Marketing Program Planning on Export Performance: Paradoxical Moderating Role of Psychic Distance, International Small Business Journal, CABS Rating: 3
  1. Hultman, M., Yeboah-Banin, A. & Boso, N. (Forthcoming). Linking improvisational behavior to customer satisfaction: The relational dynamics, Journal of Business and Industrial Marketing, 10.1108/JBIM-11-2017-0298, CABS Rating: 2
  1. Micevski, M., Dewsnap, B., Cadogan, J. Kadic-Maglajlic, S., & Boso, N. (Forthcoming), Sales intra-functional flexibility: its relationship to performance and moderating effects on role stressors, Journal of Business Research, CABS Rating: 3
  1. Hughes, P., Souchon, A.L., Nemkova, E., Hodgkinson, I.R., Oliveira, J.S., Boso, N., Hultman, M., Yeboah-Banin, A.A. & Sy-Changco, J. (Forthcoming). Quadratic effects of dynamic decision-making capability on innovation orientation and performance: evidence from Chinese exporters, Industrial Marketing Management, doi.org/10.1016/j.indmarman.2018.11.005, CABS Rating: 3
  1. Boso, N., Adeleye, I., Ibeh, K., & Chizema, A. (2019). The internationalization of African firms: Opportunities, challenges, and risks, Thunderbird International Business Review, 61:5–12, CABS Rating: 2        
  1. Boso, N., Adeleye, I., Donbesuur, F. & Gyensare, M. (2018).  Do entrepreneurs always benefit from business failure experience? Journal of Business Research,  doi.org/10.1016/j.jbusres.2018.01.063, CABS Rating: 3
  1. Adomako, S., Danso, A., Boso, N., & Narteh, B. (2018). Entrepreneurial alertness and new venture performance: facilitating roles of networking capability, International Small Business Journal, 36(5), 453–472, CABS Rating: 3
  1. Oliveira. J. S.; Yazdani, N.; Cadogan, J.; Hodgkinson, I., Story, V.M. & Boso, N. (2018). The empirical link between export entry mode diversity and export performance: a contingency- and institutional-based examination, Journal of Business Research, doi.org/10.1016/j.jbusres.2017.12.001, CABS Rating: 3
  1. Kadic-Maglajlic, S., Boso, N. &   Micevski, M. (2017). How does Internal Marketing Drive Customer Satisfaction in Matured and Maturing European Markets? Journal of Business Research, doi.org/10.1016/j.jbusres.2017.09.024, CABS Rating: 3
  1. Boso, N., Adeola, O., Danso, A. & S. Assadinia (2017).  The Effect of Export Marketing Capabilities on Export Performance: Moderating Role of Dysfunctional Competition, Industrial Marketing Management, doi.org/10.1016/j.indmarman.2017.09.006, CABS Rating: 3
  1. Adeola, O., Boso, N. & Evans, O. (2017). Drivers of international tourism demand in Africa, Business Economics, DOI 10.1057/s11369-017-0051-3, CABS: 1
  1. Boso, N., Donbesuur, F., Bendega, T., Annan, J. & Adeola, O. (2017). Does organizational creativity always drive market performance? Psychology & Marketing, DOI:10.1002/mar.21039   CABS Rating: 3
  1. Boso, N., Danso, A., Leonidou, C., Uddin, M.M., Adeola, O., & Hultman, M. (2017).  Does Financial Resource Slack Drive Sustainability Expenditure in Developing Economy Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises? Journal of Business Research, doi.org/10.1016/j.jbusres.2017.06.016 CABS Rating: 3
  1. Kadić-Maglajlić, S., Micevski, M., Lee, N.J., Boso N., & Vida I. (2017). Synergies and Tensions across Three-level Ethical Influences on Selling Behavior and Performance, Journal of Business Ethics, doi:10.1007/s10551-017-3588-1 Financial Times 50 Elite Journal and CABS Rating: 3
  1. Amankwah-Amoah, J. Boso, N., & Deborah, J. (2017). Africa Rising in an Emerging World: An International Marketing Perspective, International Marketing Review, DOI: 10.1108/IMR-02-2017-0030.  CABS Rating: 3
  1. Boso, N., Deborah, J. & Amankwah-Amoah, J. (2017). International Marketing Strategies of Emerging Market Firms: Nature, Boundary Conditions, Antecedents, and Outcomes, International Marketing Review, DOI: 10.1108/IMR-01-2017-0008.  CABS Rating: 3
  1. Boso, N., Oghazi, P. & Hultman, M. (2017). International Entrepreneurial Orientation and Regional Expansion, Entrepreneurship & Regional Development, 27 (2), 4-26. CABS Rating: 3
  1. Boso, N., Annan, J., Adeleye, D., Iheanachor, N. & Narteh, B. (2016). Examining the paths from export strategic orientations to export performance: the mediating role of export resource transformation capability, Thunderbird International Business Review, DOI: 10.1002/tie.21878, CABS Rating: 2
  1. Banin-Yeboah, A., Boso, N., Magnus Hultman, M., Souchon, A., Hughes, P., & Memkova, E. (2016). Salesperson Improvisation: Conceptualization and Empirical Examination of its Sales Performance Outcomes, Antecedents and Boundary Conditions, Industrial Marketing Management, 59, 120-130.  CABS Rating: 3
  1. Cadogan, J., Boso, N., Story, V.M., & Adeola O. (2016).   Export strategic orientation-performance relationship: examination of its enabling and disenabling boundary conditions, Journal of Business Research, 69(11), 5046-5052.  CABS Rating: 3
  1. Amankwah-Amoah, J., Boso, N. & Antwi-Agyei, I. (2016). Imprinting Effects of Entrepreneurial Business Failure Experiences on Successive Entrepreneurial Engagements, Group & Organization Management, DOI: 10.1177/1059601116643447.  CABS Rating: 3
  1. Boso, N., Story, N., Cadogan, J., Annan, J., Kadić-Maglajlić, S. and Micevski, M. (2016).  Enhancing sales benefits of radical product innovativeness in internationalizing small and medium-sized enterprises, Journal of Business Research, 69(11), 5040-5045.  CABS Rating: 3
  1. Boso, N., Carter, P. S. & Annan, J. (2016). When is brand orientation a useful strategic posture? Journal of Brand Management, 23(4), 363-382.  CABS Rating: 2
  1. Story, V.M., Boso, N., & Cadogan, J.W. (2015). The Form of Relationship between Firm-level Product Innovativeness and New Product Performance in Developed and Emerging Markets, Journal of Product Innovation Management, 32(1), 45–64. CABS Rating: 4
  1. Boso, N., Story, V.M., & Cadogan, J.W. (2013). Entrepreneurial orientation, market orientation, network ties, and performance: study of entrepreneurial firms in a developing economy, Journal of Business Venturing, 28, 708–727.   Financial Times 50 Elite Journal and CABS Rating: 4
  1. Boso, N., Story, V.M., Cadogan, J.W., Micevski, M. & Kadić-Maglajlić, S. (2013). Firm innovativeness and export performance: environmental, networking and structural contingencies, Journal of International Marketing, 21(4), 62–87.  CABS Rating: 3
  1. Boso, N., Cadogan, J.W.  & Story, V.M. (2012). Complementary Effect of Entrepreneurial and Market Orientations on Export New Product Success under differing levels of Competitive Intensity and Financial Capital, International Business Review, 21 (4), 667–681.  CABS Rating: 3
  1. Boso, N., Story, V.M., & Cadogan, J.W. (2012). Entrepreneurial Orientation and Market Orientation as Drivers of Product Innovation Success: A Study of Exporters from a Developing Economy, International Small Business Journal, 31(1), 57–81.  CABS Rating: 3

B. ARTICLES IN OTHER SCHOLARLY JOURNALS AND BOOK CHAPTERS

  1. Adeola, O., Boso, N. & Adeniji, J. (2018).  Bridging Institutional Distance: An Emerging Market Entry Strategy for Multinational Enterprises, Emerging Issues in Global Marketing, 205-230.
  1. Adeleye, I., Amankwah-Amoah, J., Boso, N., & Esposito, M. (2018).  Africa’s Competitiveness in the Global Economy: Past, Present and Future, Africa’s Competitiveness in the Global Economy, 1-22
  1. Gyensare, M., Kumedzro, L., Sanda, A., Boso, N. (2017). Linking transformational leadership to turnover intention in the public sector: The influences of engagement, affective commitment and psychological climate, African Journal of Economic and Management Studies, 8: 3, 314-337.
  1. Boso, N., Oghazi, P., Cadogan, J.W.  & Story, V.M. (2016). Entrepreneurial and market-oriented activities, financial capital, environment turbulence, and export performance in an emerging economy, Journal of Small Business Strategy, 26 (1), 1-27.
  1. Zulu-Chisanga, S.; Boso, N., Adeola, O. (2016). Investigating the path from firm innovativeness to financial performance: The roles of new product success, market responsiveness, and environment turbulence, Journal of Small Business Strategy, 26 (1), 51-67.
  1. Annan, J., Boso, N., Mensah, J., & Nagbe Sulee, E. (2016). Antecedents and Consequences of Supply Chain Integration: Empirical Evidence from a Developing Economy, International Journal of Supply Chain Management, 5, 10-23.

 

  1. Annan, J., Boso, N. & Essuman, D. (2016). Investigating the Path from Supply Chain Integration to Business Performance: Evidence from a Sub-Saharan African Economy, International Journal of Business & Management, 11(6), 225–240.
  1. Gyensare, M.A., Boso, N., Anku-Tsede, O., & Okpoti, C.A. (forthcoming). Corporate Social Responsibility Practices and Employee Engagement in Challenging Times: Exploring the mediating Mechanism of Corporate Ethical Values in the Ghanaian Mining Sector. In   Idowu S. O. & Vertigans, S., (Eds.), Corporate Social Responsibility in Challenging Times, Springer.
  1. Boso, N., Deleye, I., & White, L.  (2016). Africa-to-Africa Internationalization: Emerging Trends and Key Issues.  In Deleye, I., White, L.  & Boso, N. (Eds), Africa-to-Africa Internationalization: Key Issues and Outcome, Palgrave Macmillan, London.
  1. Deleye, I. & Boso, N.  (2016). Africa-to-Africa Internationalization: Future Trends and Research Avenues. In Deleye, I., White, L.  & Boso, N. (Eds), Africa-to-Africa Internationalization: Key Issues and Outcome, Palgrave Macmillan, London.

C. Edited Book

  1. Deleye, I., White, L.  & Boso, N. (2016).  Africa-to-Africa Internationalization: Key Issues and Outcome, Palgrave Macmillan, London.

D. SELECTED PEER-REVIEWED CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS

  1. Yeboah-Banin, A., Hultman, M., Boso, M. & Oghazi, P. (2017).  An investigation of the nonlinear effects of creativity on sales performance, proceedings of 2017 annual conference of The Academy of Marketing Science, San Diego, USA, May 24-26, 2017.
  1. Oliveira, J.S., Cadogan, J., Tsougkou, L., Yazdani, L., Hodgkinson, I., Story, V.M. & Boso, N. (2017). The empirical link between export entry mode diversity and export performance: a contingency- and institutional-based examination, proceedings of 7th Global Innovation and Knowledge Academy Conference, Lisbon, Portugal, June 28 – 30, 2017.
  1. Boso, N., Donbesuur, F., Bendega, T. & Annan, J. (2017). Does Organizational Creativity Always Drive Market Performance?, proceedings of 7th Global Innovation and Knowledge Academy Conference, Lisbon, Portugal, June 28 – 30, 2017.
  1. Tsougkou, L., Cadogan, J., Oliveira, J.S., Boso, N., Yazdani, L., Hodgkinson, I., Story, & V.M. (2017). Does Export Product Adaptation Enable Customer Value Creation? An Examination of Finnish Exporters, Proceedings of European Marketing Academy Conference (EMAC), Groningen, The Netherlands, May 23-26, 2017.
  1. Kadic-Maglajlic, S., Boso., N., & Micevski, M. (2017). Role of Cross-Functional Goal Alignment and Emotional Labor in Linking Internal Marketing to Customer Satisfaction, proceedings of European Marketing Academy Conference (EMAC), Groningen, The Netherlands, May 23-26, 2017.
  1. Asadinia, S., Boso, N., Hultman, M. & Robson, M. (2017). International Experiential Knowledge, Export Learning Process and Export Sales Growth, proceedings of the 2017 Australia and New Zealand International Business Academy (ANZIBA) Conference, Adelaide, Australia, 15-17 February, 2017.

 

  1. Boso, N., Hultman, M., Oghazi, P., & Adeola, O.  (2016). Financial resource slack and sustainability performance: A cross-culture study of small and medium-sized enterprises, proceedings of the 7th EMAC Regional Conference, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Sept 15-17, 2016.
  1. Gyensare, M.A. Afful-Broni, A., Boso, N., Anku-Tsede, O., & Kumedzro, L.E. (2016). Effect of Emotional Intelligence on Task Performance: Role of Effective Leadership Behaviour, proceedings of Academy of International Business, Sub-Sahara African Chapter, Lagos, Nigeria, Aug 17-19, 2016.
  1. Boso, N., Hultman, M. & Oghazi, P. (2016). The Impact of International Entrepreneurial-Oriented Behaviors on Regional Expansion: Evidence from a Developing Economy, Global Marketing Conference, Hong Kong, Aug. 2016.
  1. Boso, N., Wu, J., Palihawadana, D., & Annan, J. (2016). International Quality System Certification and New Product Performance: Moderating Roles of Home Market Institutional Development and Information Accessibility Cost, proceedings of Academy of International Business, Sub-Sahara African Chapter, Lagos, Nigeria, Aug 17-19, 2016.
  1. Cadogan, J.W., Boso, N., Story, V.M., & Adeola, O. (2016). Export strategic orientation-performance relationship: examination of its enabling and disenabling boundary conditions, proceedings of Global Innovation & Knowledge Academy Conference, Valencia, Spain, Mar. 21-23, 2016.
  1. Zulu-Chisanga, S., Boso, N., Hultman, M. & Leonidou, C. (2016). How Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises in Developing Economies Develop and Benefit from Coopetition Capability, proceedings of United States Association of Small Business and Entrepreneurship (USASBE), San Diego, USA, Jan. 8-12, 2016.
  1. Hughes, P., Souchon, A.L., Boso, N., Nemkova, E., Hultman, H., Yeboah, A., & Sy-Changco, J. (2015). Quadratic effects of export decision-making on innovation orientation: evidence from Chinese exporting firms, proceedings of Australia-New Zealand Marketing Academy Conference (ANZMAC), Sydney, Australia, Dec. 2-5, 2015.
  1. Yeboah, A., Boso, N., Hultman, M., & Palihawadana, D. (2015). Enhancing Salesperson Performance Through Improvisation: The Impact of Resources and Customers, proceedings of AMA Summer Marketing Educators’ Conference, Chicago, USA, Aug. 14- 16, 2015.
  1. Yeboah, A., Hultman, M., & Boso, N. (2015). Salesperson Improvisation: Conceptualization and Empirical Examination of its Sales Performance Outcomes, Drivers and Boundary Conditions.  Proceedings of European Marketing Academy Conference (EMAC), Leuven, Belgium, May 26-29, 2015.

 

 

MAJOR GRANTS AWARDED AND MANAGED

2019       Awarded USD 6.5 Million Grant by the World Bank Group to Establish a Centre of Excellence at KNUST, Ghana        

2018       Awarded GBP 10,000 Small Research Grant by British Academy to study global export value chain

2016       Awarded USD 20,000 Export Growth Research grant by Chinese Ministry of Education and University of Macau

2016       Awarded USD 6,021 Export Management Research Grant by The University of Sydney Business School, Australia

2012       Awarded GBP 188,200 African Small Business Development Grant by UK Commonwealth Secretariat

 

 

SELECTED RESEARCH AWARDS

  1. Winner of 2017 Global Innovation and Knowledge Academy Best Paper Award
  2. Nominee of the 2013 Academy of International Business Temple/AIB Best Paper Award
  3. Nominee of the 2012 Academy of International Business “That's Interesting!" Award
  4. Winner of 2011 United States Association of Small Business & Entrepreneurship Best Empirical Paper Award

SELECTED SERVICES TO THE RESEARCH COMMUNITY

  1. Associate Editor at International Marketing Review

  2. Guest Editor, International Marketing Review
  3. Guest Editor, Thunderbird International Business Review
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Ph.D., Chartered Marketer, MCIM, MSc, BSc

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