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I hold a PhD degree in Strategic Management. I am a University senior lecturer with strong academic and teaching experience and with experience managing and developing courses. With more than 12 years of HE teaching experience demonstrating excellent teaching that focuses on the student’s engagement and improving critical thinking that would lead to performance improvement. I write and publish on organisational culture, strategic management and leadership with some research having been cited in the news media. I have been experienced in providing consultancy for SMEs operating in the UK and the Middle east.
Publication, Conferences and Professional Services
Fields of Research Interest and Capabilities
▪Strategic Management, Leadership, Organisational Culture, Cross-cultural management, and SMEs’ performance.
•Supporting Ghanaian micro-entrepreneurship: the role of mobile technology" Journal of Entrepreneurship in Emerging Economies (2018) (ABS1)
Award for Best Presentation, International Trade & Academic Research Conference (ITARC).
London-UK: Nawar, Y.S. (2014). “The Impact of Transformational Leadership Style on Employee Satisfaction”. International Trade & Academic Research Conference (ITARC)
•Award for Best Presentation, International Business Conference. Multidisciplinary Academic Conference. Nawar, Y.S. (2015). “Organizational Commitment: As a Mediator on The Relationships Between leadership Styles and Job Satisfaction in New Emerging Economy.
Specialist Input to Research Activities:
I have chaired subject tracks at the following conferences:
•(2018) Chair of the Leadership and Management track at the 4th International Conference on Institutional Leadership, Learning & Teaching (ILLT) 11-14 November, University College London.
•(2019) Chair of panel judge panel at the University of West London’s Doctoral Students’ Conference, 23-25 June.
I have supported the academic development of early researchers by sharing my expertise and experience through several workshops:
•(2019) Delivered a workshop on Leadership Navigation for Effective Performance at the Centre for Innovative Leadership Navigation, University of Oxford, and August 5.
•(2019) Quantitative Data Analysis using SPPS and SEM for early academic researcher, held at the British Academy of Management Conference, 6-8, September, Aston University, Birmingham.
•(2020) I delivered a workshop on Data collection and analysis held at the British Academy of Management Conference, 2nd-4th September, Alliance Manchester business school.
Journal Editorial Board
•Journal of Organizational Studies and Innovation
Reviewer for the following Journals:
•International Human Resources Management Journal (ABS 3)
•Journal of Business Research (ABS 3)
•Leadership and Management Development Journal (ABS 1)
•Emerging Markets Review (ABS 1)
•International Strategic Management Review (ABS 1)
Eurasian Business Review (ABS 1)
As a Professional consultant for SMEs in UK and MENA region, I have successfully Integrated Work-based Learning into the curriculum: As part of a major project team for a large car dealership with branches across the UK, I was assigned by the principal consultant to conduct a research survey that was a substantial requirement for the completion of the project.
I have successfully built a knowledge exchange through employment: I have collaborated with colleagues leading consultancy projects; supporting technical requirements such as survey constriction, statistical analyses and strategic modelling.
Postgraduate Research Supervision
|Mr Anton Novikov||Doctoral Research Project||PhD|
University of West London
University of Brighton
University of Alexandria Faculty of Commerce,
|Proposal||Project||Role||Funder||Status||Status last updated|
|The relationship between US Presidents’ speeches and the stock market||Small Research Grant||Co-Investigator||British Academy/Leverhulme Small Research Grants||OPEN Submitted||Nov 2022|
|Ensuring Students’ Education Continuity and Quality Post COVID-19 Pandemic: A Study on E-Learning Support||Ensuring Students’ Education Continuity and Quality Post COVID-19 Pandemic: A Study on E-Learning Support||Principal Investigator||British Academy/Leverhulme Small Research Grants||OPEN In preparation||Sep 2022|
Theory into practice
Exploring the Challenges of Implementing innovative strategy Within a Corporate Framework: A case study.
Jackson ,R and Nawar, Y. (2022). Exploring the Challenges of Implementing innovative strategy Within a Corporate Framework: A case study. British Academy of Management 2022 . Manchester 31 Aug - 02 Sep 2022 British Academy of Management.
Critical Evaluation Of Online Grocery Shopping’s Business Strategy: A Case Study From Uk
Nawar, Y. and Pihan, R,B (2022). Critical Evaluation Of Online Grocery Shopping’s Business Strategy: A Case Study From Uk. British Academy of Management 2022 . Manchester 31 Aug - 02 Sep 2022 British Academy of Management.
Organisational Culture and SMEs' Effectiveness within Emerging Market: A Leadership Perspective.
Nawar, Y. (2022). Organisational Culture and SMEs' Effectiveness within Emerging Market: A Leadership Perspective. Academy of International Business UK and Ireland Chapter. 04 2021 - 06 Apr 2022 Academy of International Business.
Supporting Ghanaian micro-entrepreneurships: the role of mobile technology
Asiedu, E.M, Shortland, S, Nawar, Y., Jackson, P.J. and Baker, L. (2018). Supporting Ghanaian micro-entrepreneurships: the role of mobile technology. Journal of Entrepreneurship in Emerging Economies. 11 (3), pp. 306-327. https://doi.org/10.1108/JEEE-05-2018-0046