razak-alhassan

Dr Abdul-Razak Alhassan


Senior Lecturer in Strategy and International Business
+44 (0)1483 686376
49 MS 02

About

Areas of specialism

International Business, Development and Management (Change); Business Management and Strategy with emphasis on emerging markets; Business Ethics and Corporate Political Activity; Agribusiness and Supply Chain Management; Development Finance (Microfinance)

University roles and responsibilities

  • Academic Integrity Officer
  • Personal/Academic Tutor

    My qualifications

    PhD in Development Policy and Management
    University of Manchester
    MA in Development Policy and Management
    University of Westminster
    BSc in Agricultural Technology (Economics and Extension Education)
    University for Development Studies
    Postgraduate Certificate in Academic Practice in Higher Education (PgCAPHE)
    Coventry University
    Community of Practice (CoP) around Research Supervision
    Birmingham City University

    Previous roles

    Programme Director, MSc Management Suite
    Birmingham City University
    Course Director, MSc International Business
    Coventry University
    Course Advisor and Academic Link Tutor (Coventry University and IAA Tanzania)
    Coventry University
    Research Ethics Lead, School of Strategy and Leadership
    Coventry University

    Affiliations and memberships

    British Academy of Management (BAM)
    Higher Education Academy (Senior Fellow)
    Staff and Educational Development Association (SEDA)

    Research

    Research interests

    Supervision

    Postgraduate research supervision

    Teaching

    Publications

    Highlights

    Selected Publications

    Authored Book 

    Atosina Akuriba M., Abunga Akudugu M., Alhassan AR. (2021). Agribusiness for Economic Growth in Africa. Palgrave Advances in Bioeconomy: Economics and Policies. Palgrave Macmillan, Cham. https://link.springer.com/book/10.1007/978-3-030-88759-9

    Alhassan, A-R., and Akudugu M.A., (2020). Supply Chain Management in African Agriculture. Innovative Approaches to Commodity Value Chains. Palgrave Macmillan. ISBN 978-3-030-54208-5 (ISBN 978-3-030-54209-2 eBook). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-54209-2  

    Articles in Refereed Academic Journals 

    Mamman, A., Bawole, J. N., Agbebi, M., Alhassan, A-R. (2018). SME policy formulation and implementation in Africa: Unpacking assumptions as opportunity for research direction, Journal of Business Research. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jbusres.2018.01.044  

    Akudugu, M.A., and Alhassan, A-R. (2013) 'The Climate Change Menace, Food Security, Livelihoods and Social Safety in Northern Ghana'. International Journal of Sustainable Development and World Policy 1 (3), 80-95 

    Alhassan, A-R., and Akudugu, M.A. (2012) 'Impact of Microcredit on Income Generation Capacity of Women in the Tamale Metropolitan Area of Ghana'. Journal of Economics and Sustainable Development 3 (5), 41-48  

    Book Chapters 

    Atosina Akuriba M., Abunga Akudugu M., Alhassan AR., (2021). Contextual Issues on Agribusiness. In: Agribusiness for Economic Growth in Africa. Palgrave Advances in Bioeconomy: Economics and Policies. Palgrave Macmillan, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-88759-9_1

    Atosina Akuriba M., Abunga Akudugu M., Alhassan AR., (2021). Agri-food and Agribusiness Systems. In: Agribusiness for Economic Growth in Africa. Palgrave Advances in Bioeconomy: Economics and Policies. Palgrave Macmillan, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-88759-9_2

    Atosina Akuriba M., Abunga Akudugu M., Alhassan AR., (2021). Farming as a Business. In: Agribusiness for Economic Growth in Africa. Palgrave Advances in Bioeconomy: Economics and Policies. Palgrave Macmillan, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-88759-9_3

    Atosina Akuriba M., Abunga Akudugu M., Alhassan AR., (2021). Unpacking Supply and Value Chains in Agriculture. In: Agribusiness for Economic Growth in Africa. Palgrave Advances in Bioeconomy: Economics and Policies. Palgrave Macmillan, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-88759-9_4

    Atosina Akuriba M., Abunga Akudugu M., Alhassan AR., (2021). Agro-industries as Anchors of Agribusiness. In: Agribusiness for Economic Growth in Africa. Palgrave Advances in Bioeconomy: Economics and Policies. Palgrave Macmillan, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-88759-9_5

    Atosina Akuriba M., Abunga Akudugu M., Alhassan AR., (2021). Agribusiness Sustainability for Inclusive Growth. In: Agribusiness for Economic Growth in Africa. Palgrave Advances in Bioeconomy: Economics and Policies. Palgrave Macmillan, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-88759-9_6

    Atosina Akuriba M., Abunga Akudugu M., Alhassan AR., (2021). Financing Agri-food Systems and Agribusinesses. In: Agribusiness for Economic Growth in Africa. Palgrave Advances in Bioeconomy: Economics and Policies. Palgrave Macmillan, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-88759-9_7

    Atosina Akuriba M., Abunga Akudugu M., Alhassan AR., (2021). Ethical Issues in Agribusiness. In: Agribusiness for Economic Growth in Africa. Palgrave Advances in Bioeconomy: Economics and Policies. Palgrave Macmillan, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-88759-9_8

    Alhassan A-R., and Akudugu M.A., (2020). Background Issues in Supply Chain Management in African Agriculture. In Alhassan A-R., and Akudugu M.A., (Eds), Supply Chain Management in African Agriculture: Innovative Approaches to Commodity Value Chains – Chapter 1. Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-54209-2 

    Alhassan A-R., and Akudugu M.A., (2020). Commodity Value Chain Structures. In Alhassan A-R., and Akudugu M.A., (Eds), Supply Chain Management in African Agriculture: Innovative Approaches to Commodity Value Chains – Chapter 2. Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-54209-2 

    Alhassan A-R., and Akudugu M.A., (2020). Commodity Clusters, Arenas, Linkages and Business Models. In Alhassan A-R., and Akudugu M.A., (Eds), Supply Chain Management in African Agriculture: Innovative Approaches to Commodity Value Chains – Chapter 3. Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-54209-2 

    Alhassan A-R., and Akudugu M.A., (2020). Priority Products, Supporting Services and Institutions in African Agriculture. In Alhassan A-R., and Akudugu M.A., (Eds), Supply Chain Management in African Agriculture: Innovative Approaches to Commodity Value Chains – Chapter 4. Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-54209-2 

    Alhassan A-R., and Akudugu M.A., (2020). Systematic Constraints Within Commodity Value Chains. In Alhassan A-R., and Akudugu M.A., (Eds), Supply Chain Management in African Agriculture: Innovative Approaches to Commodity Value Chains – Chapter 5. Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-54209-2 

    Alhassan A-R., and Akudugu M.A., (2020). Benchmarking and Recommended Production Practices in African Agriculture. In Alhassan A-R., and Akudugu M.A., (Eds), Supply Chain Management in African Agriculture: Innovative Approaches to Commodity Value Chains – Chapter 6. Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-54209-2 

    Alhassan A-R., and Akudugu M.A., (2020). Market Opportunities and Upgrading Needs. In Alhassan A-R., and Akudugu M.A., (Eds), Supply Chain Management in African Agriculture: Innovative Approaches to Commodity Value Chains – Chapter 7. Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-54209-2 

    Alhassan A-R., and Akudugu M.A., (2020). Value Chain Profiling in Practice – A Case Study. In Alhassan A-R., and Akudugu M.A., (Eds), Supply Chain Management in African Agriculture: Innovative Approaches to Commodity Value Chains – Chapter 8. Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-54209-2