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Prof Ellis Osabutey


Department: Newcastle Business School

Ellis Osabutey

Ellis conducts research in International Business and Strategy with tangential interests in Technology and Innovation. His research focuses on Foreign Direct Investment (FDI), Technology and Knowledge Transfer, SME innovation Strategies, Digital Technology and Development, Fintech and Financial Inclusion, etc. His indepth understanding of the cultural and institutional nuances in developing/emerging economies enables him to engage in related interdisciplinary research. His research outputs show a unique commitment to promoting evidence-based business management and wider policymaking. 

Ellis has publications in journals such as Journal of World Business, British Journal of Management, International Business Review, Journal of Business Research, Technovation, Technological Forecasting and Social Change (TFSC), Information Technology and People, International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management, Thunderbird Internatonal Business Review, Critical Perspectives on International Business, etc. He sits on the editorial board of TFSC and has been involved in strategy development and implementation for SMEs, MNEs and higher education organisations.

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  • Mobile money and financial inclusion in Africa: Emerging themes, challenges and policy implications, Osabutey, E., Jackson, T. 1 May 2024, In: Technological Forecasting and Social Change
  • Technology transfer potential in local and foreign-owned firms in emerging economies, Osabutey, E., Röell, C., Arndt, F., Seny Kan, K., Senyo, P. 7 Mar 2024, In: British Journal of Management
  • Revisiting FSAs and CSAs in Sub-Saharan Africa: Evidence from Ghanaian Firms, Osabutey, E., Papanastassiou, M., Jin, Z., Navare, J., Agyapong, A. 1 Aug 2023, In: International Business Review
  • Transdisciplinary perspective on sustainable multi-tier supply chains: a triple bottom line inspired framework and future research directions, Senyo, P., Osabutey, E. 18 Jul 2023, In: International Journal of Production Research
  • Evaluating the Potential Impact of Online Assessment on Students’ Academic Performance, Osabutey, E., Senyo, P., Bempong, B. 27 Dec 2022, In: Information Technology & People
  • Managing socio-political risk at the subnational level: Lessons from MNE subsidiaries in Indonesia, Röell, C., Osabutey, E., Rodgers, P., Arndt, F., Khan, Z., Tarba, S. 1 Apr 2022, In: Journal of World Business
  • COVID-19 and business renewal: Lessons and insights from the global airline industry, Amankwah-Amoah, J., Khan, Z., Osabutey, E. 1 Jun 2021, In: International Business Review
  • Digital platformisation as public sector transformation strategy: A case of Ghana's paperless port, Senyo, P., Effah, J., Osabutey, E. 1 Jan 2021, In: Technological Forecasting and Social Change
  • Do local business peculiarities matter in internationalisation? A perspective from micro, small and medium-scale entrepreneurs in business clusters, Ayakwah, A., Damoah, I., Osabutey, E. 2021, In: International Journal of Management and Enterprise Development
  • Pathways to improving financial inclusion through mobile money: a fuzzy set qualitative comparative analysis, Senyo, P., Osabutey, E., Seny Kan, K. 18 Nov 2021, In: Information Technology and People

  • Richard Eyo Start Date: 01/10/2023
  • Daniel Dzasani Post-internationalisation strategic adaptiveness and success of emerging market SMEs in the UK: Evidence from Indian ICT SMEs. Start Date: 06/10/2022

  • Business andManagement Studies PhD February 02 2010
  • Member (CMI) Chartered Management Institute 2019

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