Isaac Damoah

Associate Professor

JWU Faculty Since 2022

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Contact Info

Email
isaac.damoah@jwu.edu
Phone
401-598-1293
Campus
Providence

About Isaac

Isaac Damoah is an associate professor of management at JWU’s Providence Campus. Prior to joining JWU, he held lectureship, professorships, and principal positions in various colleges and universities, as well as project management consultancy services in the UK and US for 16-plus years. He has also led several student teams to compete in regional and national competitions and won; and has also led consultancy and entrepreneurships projects and has won several awards. His successful collaboration with his student, Nirpaul Singh, to develop a technology that reduces carbon emission in vehicle parts secured a £100,000 UK government grant in 2019. He also secured internal competitive £5,000 research grants as an individual in 2018 at Bournemouth University (UK).

Damoah has teaching and research interests is Public Policy and Program/Projects Management performance and their impact on Stakeholders; Operations and Supply Chain Management and SMEs performance. Isaac has published in many journals, book chapters and conference papers; and has his research output in reputable journals such as Journal of Small Business Management; Production Planning & Control; Business Strategy and the Environment; Project Management Journal; Technology Analysis & Strategic Management; International Journal of Banking, Accounting and Finance; Journal of Humanitarian Logistics and Supply Chain Management; International Journal of Technology, Policy and Management; Journal of Project Management; International Journal of Managing Projects in Business; Politics and Policy; International Journal of Construction Management; International Journal of Management and Enterprise Development; Urban Studies and Administration; and Civil Engineering Research Journal.

Education

  • Ph.D., Business Management, Liverpool John Moores University
  • Certificate in Social Enterprise, University of Pennsylvania
  • MBA, Project Management, University of Wales, Cardiff, UK
  • BA, Political Science with Philosophy, University of Ghana, Legon-Accra

The future is now.

Teaching Interests

  • Project Management
  • Operations and Supply Chain Management
  • Research Methods

Scholarly Interests

Damoah is interested in multi-disciplinary research including operations and supply chain management, project management, environmental accounting, entrepreneurship & SMEs, and sustainable development.
• Primary: Program/project management performance and stakeholder management; operations and supply chain management; sustainable development
• Secondary: Environmental accounting, entrepreneurship, and SMEs performance

Courses

  • BUS 4030: Global Strategy Capstone
  • MGMT 3040: Process and Quality Management
  • MGMT 2030: Operations and Supply Chain Management I
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Extra Curricular Roles

  • Sharkfest
  • Project Management Institute (PMI) member and chapter Guest Speaker since 2014
  • Responsible Project Management member
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Professional Affiliations

  • CompTIA Security+
  • Project Management Institute (PMI) - Member
  • Association for Project Management (APM) (UK) - Fundamentals Certificate
  • Higer Education Academy (HEA) (UK) - Fellow
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Publications

  • Damoah, I.S., Ayakwah, A. & Twum, P. (2022). Assessing public sector road construction projects’ critical success factors in a developing economy: Definitive stakeholders’ perspective. Journal of Project Management, 7 (1), 23-34. (DOI:10.5267/j.jpm.2021.7.003).
  • Amoako, I., Akwei, C. & Damoah, I.S. (2021). ‘’We know their house, family and workplace’’: Trust in entrepreneurs’ trade credit relationships in weak institutional contexts. Journal of Small Business Management, 59(6), 1097-1126. (https://doi.org/10.1111/jsbm.12488) (ABS=3; ABDC=A; SJR=Q1 Ranked).
  • Damoah, I.S., Ayakwah, A. & Tingbani, I. (2021). Artificial Intelligence (AI)-enhanced Medical Drones in the Healthcare Supply Chain (HSC) for Sustainability Development: A Case Study. Journal of Cleaner Production, 328, 129598. (https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2021.129598) (ABS=2; ABDC=A; SJR=Q1 Ranked).
  • Damoah, I.S. (2021). Exploring Critical Success Factors of Humanitarian Supply Chain Management in Flood Disaster Management. Journal of Humanitarian Logistics and Supply Chain Management, (Accepted/In Production), (DOI: 10.1108/JHLSCM-01-2021-0003). (ABS=1; ABDC=C; SJR=Q1 Ranked).
  • Damoah, I.S. & Botchie, D. (2021). Do-It-Yourself (DIY) laboratories and science, technology, and innovation (STI): trends, implications and future research. Technology Analysis & Strategic Management, 33(10), 1267-1280. (https://doi.org/10.1080/09537325.2021.1942826). (ABS=2; ABDC=B; SJR=Q2 Ranked).
  • Botchie, D., Damoah, I.S & Tingbani, I. (2021). From Preparedness to Coordination: Operational Excellence in Post-disaster Supply Chain Management in Africa. Production Planning & Control, 32(1), 1-18. (https://doi.org/10.1080/09537287.2019.1680862) (ABS=3; ABDC=A; SJR=Q1 Ranked).