Dr. Samuel Howard Quartey is a Senior Lecturer at Central Business School, Central University.
Samuel holds a PhD in Management from the University of Adelaide, Australia.
He obtained a first class Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology and Master of Philosophy in Human Resource Management from the University of Ghana. Prior to taking up this position he also held academic positions at University of Professional Studies (formally IPS) and University of
Adelaide. His primary research interests are knowledge management, innovation management, industrial-organizational sustainability, psychology of sustainability and regional sustainability.
Samuel was part of a research team that won and carried out competitive research projects: Natural Resource Management and Poverty Reduction in Ghana, 2011-2012 (funded by AAU-DFID) and Economics of Tobacco in Ghana, 2011-2012 (funded by CTFK, USA). He has published
in international journals and served as a reviewer for several journals including Journal of Cleaner Production; International Studies of Management and Organization; Journal of Knowledge Economy; and African Journal of Science, Technology, Innovation and Development.
Samuel has consulting experience and has carried out several management consultancy projects for public, private, and multinational organizations. He is a member of international professional bodies including Sustainability Professionals; Development Studies Association; and
Alliance for Research on Corporate Sustainability (ARCS).
Industrial – organizational sustainability
Psychology of sustainability
Quartey, SH. (2017). Geographies of knowledge and sustainable development: towards
a conceptual model with research propositions. Journal of the Knowledge Economy, 1-
Quartey, SH., & Wells, S. (2017). Local knowledge for sustainable development: a
pragmatic view. International Journal of Knowledge Management Studies, 8(3-4), 259-
Quartey, SH. (2017). Examining employees’ safety behaviours: an industry-level
investigation from Ghana. Personnel Review, 46(8), 1915-1930.
Appiah-Adu, K., & Quartey, SH. (2017). Corporate social responsibility: a study of firms in
Ghana, in: Puplampu, BB., Appiah-Adu, K & Djokoto, JG (Eds.), Perspectives on Business
and Management in Ghana, Smartline Publishers, Ghana.
Adomako, S., Quartey, SH., & Narteh, B. (2016). Entrepreneurial orientation, passion for
work, perceived environmental dynamism and firm performance in an emerging
economy. Journal of Small Business and Enterprise Development, 23(3), 728-752.
Quartey, S.H., & Quartey, EH. (2016). Human resource outsourcing and organisational
learning: an industry-level investigation from Ghana. International Journal of Knowledge
and Learning, 11(4), 232-247.
Quartey, S. H., & Wells, S. (2018). Sustainability-oriented learning: evidence from Eyre Peninsula’s fishing industry in Australia. Environment, Development and Sustainability, 1-20. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10668-018-00302-3.
Quartey, S. H. (2019). Knowledge and sustainable competitive advantage of the Eyre Peninsula's fishing industry in Australia. Knowledge and Process Management, 26(2), pp. 86-97. https://doi.org/10.1002/kpm.1592.