Kwasi Amoako-Gyampah

Professional interests: Management of advanced technology, systems implementation, flexible manufacturing systems, tooling management.

There are 9 included publications by Kwasi Amoako-Gyampah :

TitleDateViewsBrief Description
Environmental management practices, operational competitiveness and environmental performance: Empirical evidence from a developing country 2018 482 Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to examine the relationship between environmental management practices (EMP) and competitive operational performance with respect to reduced cost, improved quality, improved flexibility and improved delivery as w...
Information and communications technologies as an enabler of supply chain integration 2018 373 This study is a meta-research analysis that examined the role of information and communication technologies (ICTs) as an enabler of supply chain integration. Our analysis covered 55 papers in 34 journals published between 2007 and 2017. RFID systems ...
Manufacturing strategy, competitive strategy and firm performance: An empirical study in a developing economy environment 2008 651 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...
Resilience in Family and Nonfamily Firms: An Examination of the Relationships between Manufacturing Strategy, Competitive Strategy and Firm Performance 2011 496 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...
A robust R&D project portfolio optimization model for pharmaceutical contract research organizations 2014 2710 Pharmaceutical drug Research and Development (R&D) outsourcing to contract research organizations (CROs) has experienced a significant growth in recent decades and the trend is expected to continue. A key question for CROs and firms in similar enviro...
Service operations in DMV (division of motor vehicles) offices of the USA - a comparative study 2018 589 Purpose: Division of motor vehicle (DMV) offices serve a wide swath of Americans in all states and can therefore serve as excellent vehicles to study the quality of public services in the country. However, relatively little attention has been devoted...
Supplier integration, operational capability and firm performance: an investigation in an emerging economy environment 2019 1373 The literature on supplier integration’s (SI) impact on firm performance is intertwined with mixed findings in terms of definitional differences, study context, specific integration components, and the types of relationships examined. This study cont...
Supplier relationship management and firm performance in developing economies: A moderated mediation analysis of flexibility capability and ownership structure 2019 887 Collaborative practices between firms and their suppliers are becoming increasing important in the light of short product life cycles, intense global competition, the need for sustainability, and the ever-increasing demands of customers. Although sup...
Using a Social Capital Lens to Identify the Mechanisms of Top Management Commitment: A Case Study of a Technology Project 2018 545 The implementation of large-scale technology projects is still fraught with failures resulting in tremendous costs to organizations. One of the factors that is widely recognized as critical for achieving technology implementation success (and, for th...