Lecturers- Management Studies

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Name:                          Prof. Albert Puni

Faculty:                       Management Studies

Department:               Business Administration

Position:                     Dean, Faculty of Management Studies

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Academic Areas of Interest: 

  • Corporate Governance
  • Leadership
  • Business Ethics
  • Board Suitability and Evaluation
  • Firm Performance

 

Biography

 Albert Puni is an Associate Professor in Corporate Governance, Leadership, and Business Ethics, and is the Head of the Business Administration Department of the University of Professional Studies, Accra (UPSA). Prior to joining Academia, he worked in various executive level positions in both the public and private sector in Ghana and the United Kingdom. Notable among them is the Connect Community and Hospital services in UK as the Finance and Administrative Officer and Assene Household Enamelware Limited as the General Manager.

Albert is a Chartered Secretary of Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators in the UK and Certified Training Expert of the Commonwealth Distance Learning and Organizational Strategic Analyst. Currently he is a member of the Academic Board of UPSA as well a Board Member of International Bible Society (Biblica).

Prof. Puni's major contributions in academia include the development of various curriculum for commercialization in UPSA, MBA Corporate Governance, MSc. Leadership, MPhil Leadership, and MBA Internal Auditing. He has taught several courses in both the Undergraduate and Graduate level. 

Professor Puni was born in Tema, an industrial hub of Ghana

 

Academic Degrees

  • DBA - Swiss Management Centre University) - 2014
  • MSc - London South Bank University UK - 2004
  • Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators London, UK - 2004

 

Published Journal Articles

  1. Puni, A., Agyemang, C. B. & Asamoah, S. (2016). Religiosity, Job Status and Whistle-Blowing: Evidence from Micro-Finance Companies in the Ga-East district of the greater Accra region of Ghana. Global Journal of Human Resource Management. Vol. 06, No. 02, 38-47.
  2. Puni, A., Agyemang, C. B. & Asamoah, S. E. (2016). Leadership Styles, Employee Turnover Intentions and Counterproductive Work Behaviours. International Journal of Innovative Research and Development. 5, No. 1, 1-7.
  3. Puni, A. (2015). Predictive relationship between motivation and perceived career choice among undergraduate students in Ghana. Journal of Business Research. Vol. 9, 63 -73.
  4. Puni, A. (2015). Do board committees affect corporate financial performance? Evidence from listed companies in Ghana. International journal of Business Management. Vol. 3, No. 5, 14-25.
  5. Puni, A., Osei, B. A. & Ofei, S. B. (2014). The effect of board composition on corporate financial performance: Evidence from listed firms in Ghana. International Journal of Business and Management. Vol. 9, No. 8, 170-178.
  6. Puni, A., Osei, B.A. & Ofei, S. B. (2014). Effects of inflation targeting policy on inflation rates and gross domestic product in Ghana. European Journal of Business and Management. Vol.6, No.21, 54-60.
  7. Puni, A., Okoe A., Damnyag, J. B. (2014). A gap analysis of customer perceptions and expectation of service quality amongst mobile telephony companies in Ghana. Journal of Management and Strategy, Vol. 5, No. 3, 60-69.
  8. Puni, A. (2014). Executive compensation, firm performance and shareholder value: An agency theory perspective. Journal of Business Research. 8, No. 8, 45-55.
  9. Sumnaya Kumasey A., Delle, E. & Puni A. (2014). Leadership behaviour: Does sex and level of education matter? International Journal of Business & Social Research, Vol. 4, No.4, 83-88.
  10. Puni, A., Ofei, S. B. & Okoe, A. (2014). The Effect of Leadership Styles on Firm Performance in Ghana. International Journal of Marketing Studies. Vol. 6, No. 177-185.
  11. Puni, A., Ofei, S. B. & Okoe, A. (2014). The Effect of Leadership Styles on Firm Performance in Ghana. International Journal of Marketing Studies. Vol. 6, No. 177-185.
  12. Okoe, A. & Puni, A. (2013). An assessment of the dialogic potential of bank websites as a strategic management tool in Ghana. Journal of Business Research. Vol. 7, No. 1, 60-69.
  13. Puni, A. (2013). Gray marketing threat on multinational sales Revenue in Ghana. Conference of the International Journal of Arts & Sciences, 73–87.
  14. Okoe, F. A., Puni, A. Alabi, G. & Damnyang, J. B. (2007). An assessment of service quality in three banks operating in Ghana. Journal of Business Research. Vol. 1, Nos. 1&2, 7-20.

 

Conference Presentations

  1. Puni, A. & Anlesinya, A. (2016). Entrepreneurial education and motivation for venture creation among tertiary students in Ghana: The mediating role of perceived value of entrepreneurship. International Conference on Business Management and entrepreneurial Development.
  2. Puni, A. & Delle, E. (2015). Predictive relationship between motivation and perceived career choice among undergraduate studies in Ghana. International Conference on Business Management and entrepreneurial Development.
  3. Puni, A. & Damnyag, J. B. (2015). Power distance culture and whistleblowing activities in Ghana. International Conference on Business Management and entrepreneurial Development.
  4. Puni, A. (2013). Gray marketing threat on multinational sales Revenue in Ghana. Conference of the International Journal of Arts & Sciences, CD-ROM. ISSN: 1943-6114 6(1): 73–87.

 

Book Chapters

  • Albert Puni (2014) Principles of Management 1stedAuxano Impressions Ghana, ISBN: 978-9988-7-6387-5

 

Courses Taught

  • MBAP618 Corporate Governance & Natural Resource Management
  • MBCG610 Corporate Governance Theories and Issues
  • MBAQ616 Corporate Governance & Business Ethics
  • MBAF617 Business Ethics
  • MPGL621 Ethics in Management
  • PBBS207 Introduction to Management
  • PBBS302 Entrepreneurship Development
  • PBBA401 Corporate Governance
  • PBBA415 Management of Small & Medium Scale Enterprise

 

Affiliations

  • Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrator, UK. (ICSA)
  • Fellow, Institute of Professional Financial Managers UK (FIPFM)

 

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