Moses Acquaah

There are 24 included publications by Moses Acquaah :

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Advancing Africa through management knowledge and practice: the way forward 2013 51 Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to review and summarizes the articles that were accepted for the special issue focusing on “Advancing Africa through management knowledge and practice”. The paper also provides suggestions for future research foc...
Business strategy and competitive advantage in family businesses in Ghana: the role of social networking relationships 2011 85 The business strategy perspective argues that achieving competitive advantage hinges on pursing a coherent competitive strategy. Family businesses are also said to manifest a strong desire to develop enduring and committed social relationships with e...
Competitive strategy, environmental characteristics and performance in African emerging economies: Lessons from firms in Ghana 2008 71 This paper examines the impact of the implementation of competitive strategy on organizational performance in response to economic liberalization policies using survey data from organizations in Ghana. We also examine how the perceived intensity of i...
Corporate Management, Industry Competition and the Sustainability of Firm Abnormal Profitability 2003 40 This paper models the sustainability of firm abnormal profitability and uses the effectiveness of corporate management capabilities as a test to examine its impact on the sustainability of firm abnormal profitability. The role of industry competition...
Determinants of corporate listings on stock markets in sub-Sahara Africa: Evidence from Ghana 2015 22 Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) economies have established stock markets to encourage the mobilization of domestic funds and attract foreign capital in-flows for corporate investment and growth. But domestic corporate listings on stock markets have been aby...
The determinants of service recovery in the retail industry: A study of micro and small enterprises in Ghana 2016 41 Purpose: Service recovery strategies are efforts used by organizations to bring back dissatisfied customers to a state of satisfaction with the organization. It has been argued that successful service recovery by organizations is dependent on the eff...
Development and validation of the Leadership Effectiveness in Africa and the Diaspora (LEAD) scale 2020 34 This article contributes to the literature on cross-cultural leadership by describing the development and validation of the Leadership Effectiveness in Africa and the Diaspora (LEAD) Scale. The LEAD Scale is a culturally sensitive measure of leadersh...
The direct and indirect effects of organizational justice on the human factor through mutual commitment in Ghana and India: a comparative analysis 2015 66 This study compares the influence of perceived procedural justice, interactional justice, and mutual commitment on the human factor in Ghana and India. The study further compares how mutual commitment mediates the relationship between procedural and ...
Does the implementation of a combination competitive strategy yield incremental performance benefits? A new perspective from a transition economy in Sub-Saharan Africa 2008 92 This study examines the performance implications of implementing generic competitive strategies, and whether the implementation of a combination competitive strategy yields an incremental performance benefit over a single generic competitive strategy...
Enterprise Ownership, Market Competition and Manufacturing Priorities in a Sub-Saharan African Emerging Economy: Evidence from Ghana 2005 37 The economic liberalization policies being implemented by many African economies have led to significant efficiency and performance improvements in the activities of privately owned enterprises. This study examines the effect of the economic liberali...
Firm-Specific Managerial Experience and the Social Capital-Performance Relationship in a Sub-Saharan African Transition Economy 2011 45 The authors examine the direct and moderating effects of firm-specific managerial experience on the relationship between social capital and performance. Using data from Ghana, the findings show that social capital from bureaucratic officials and comm...
Human factor, justice and organizational effectiveness in Africa 2015 94 Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to examine the effect of the human factor (HF), organizational justice and the interaction between the two on individual employees’ perceptions of the effectiveness with which their organizations undertake activi...
The impact of managerial networking relationships on organizational performance in sub-Saharan Africa: evidence from Ghana 2006 48 This paper focuses on how managerial networking relationships developed with external entities affect organizational performance using survey data from organizations in Ghana. Networking relationships with external entities are established so as to o...
International joint venture partner origin, strategic choice, and performance: A comparative analysis in an emerging economy in Africa 2009 80 This study examines the competitive strategic choices of international joint ventures (IJVs) and their performance implications in a low-income emerging economy in Sub-Saharan Africa — Ghana. Using the resource-based view of the firm, it is argued th...
A longitudinal analysis of the impact of firm resources and industry characteristics on firm-specific profitability 2007 121 Using a dynamic heterogeneous panel data model, we examine the relationship between firm-specific resources (corporate management capabilities, employee value-added and technological competence) and firm-specific profitability and the potential moder...
A longitudinal analysis of the moderated effects of networking relationships on organizational performance in a sub-Saharan African economy 2010 120 The conventional wisdom from studies in both advanced Western economies and emerging economies indicate that managerial networking relationships matter. This article examines the circumstances under which managerial networking relationships matter by...
Management control systems, business strategy and performance: A comparative analysis of family and non-family businesses in a transition economy in sub-Saharan Africa 2013 114 This article compared the relationships among management control systems (MCS), business strategy and firm performance in family businesses (FBs) and non-family businesses (NFBs) in the context of a transition economy in sub-Saharan Africa that has n...
Managerial social capital, strategic orientation, and organizational performance in an emerging economy 2007 147 This study replicates and extends previous research focusing on China, to a sub-Saharan African emerging economy environment. Specifically, the study directly replicates the impact of social capital derived from the micro-managerial networking relati...
Manufacturing strategy, competitive strategy and firm performance: An empirical study in a developing economy environment 2008 111 This paper examines the relationship between manufacturing strategy and competitive strategy and their influence on firm performance. We test how competitive strategy influences manufacturing strategy and also examine the impact that manufacturing st...
Organizational Competence and Firm-Specific Tobin’s q: The Moderating Role of Corporate Reputation 2003 53 Corporate reputation activities have been shown to be a predictor of and a response to strategic organizational activities and outcomes. However, relatively little is known about the moderating role of corporate reputation in the relationship between...
Performance implications of combining creative and imitative innovation strategies 2020 73 Purpose: The purpose of this study is to investigate the performance effects of pure innovation strategies (creative and imitative) versus the combination of the two innovation strategies (combination innovation strategy) and to determine whether imp...
Resilience in Family and Nonfamily Firms: An Examination of the Relationships between Manufacturing Strategy, Competitive Strategy and Firm Performance 2011 83 Economic recessions that affect firms regardless of location, increased competition and changes in customer expectations, all contribute to disruptions that require firms to be resilient. Building resilience is a long-term strategic initiative that c...
Social networking relationships, firm-specific managerial experience and firm performance in a transition economy: a comparative analysis of family and non-family firms 2012 41 The effect of social networking relationships, firm-specific managerial experience, and their interactions on performance between family owned and nonfamily firms are studied. Using data from 106 organizations in Ghana, the findings show that family ...
Utilization and value of social networking relationships in family and nonfamily firms in an African transition economy 2011 62 This study investigates the utilization of managerial networking relationships with social and political entities to create social capital in family-owned and nonfamily firms, and compares the impact of the value of the social capital derived from th...