Department of OHRM Holds 2nd Colloquium

Department of OHRM Holds 2nd Colloquium
May 04, 2015

The Department of Organization and Human Resource Management (OHRM), UGBS on Thursday, April 23, 2015 held its second colloquium at the R.S. Amegashie Auditorium on the theme: Addressing Contemporary Business Challenges through Practical and Inter- Disciplinary Research.
Professor Daniel Ofori, Head of the department of OHRM said the OHRM-UGBS colloquium was initiated two years ago to fill the gaps in research and expand the form and nature of research.
According to him, the colloquium also creates a platform where ideas on research can be shared in order to augment peoples’ knowledge in research.
Professor Joshua Abor, Dean of UGBS who commended the department of OHRM for the initiative, said the colloquium sits in line with the university’s goal of engaging and promoting strategic and objective research that will impact and uphold both theory and practical development.
According to him, the colloquium would serve as an opportunity for networking and as an avenue for students and faculty to share ideas in the area of research.
He pledged the University’s support for the initiative and to draw people from all over to contribute.
This year’s colloquium had four tracts that ran concurrently with tract heads and participants from the M.A, MPhil 1 and MPhil 2 class who made various presentations.
Tract one had Dr. Kwasi Dartey- Baah as the chair with the tract title- “Leadership and Organizational Justice” while tract two had Dr. Kwasi Amponsah Tawiah as the chair with the tract title- “Organization and Human Resource Management (I)”. Tract three was chaired by Mr. Aaron Makafui Ametorwo and had the title- “Organization and Human Resource Management (II)”.
Tract four was chaired by Dr James Abugre on the tract title- “Operations and Management Information System, Accounting, Public Administration and Health Services Management and Entrepreneurship”.
All participants were awarded certificates and awards were given to the best presenters from the various tracts. Reginald Arthur  won the best presenter for tract one; Mina Afua Acquah won for tract two while Alex Anlesinya and Yvonne Bannieh won for tracts three and four respectively.
Dr. Siaw Frimpong, an Associate faculty from the University of Cape Coast Business School and co-chair of tract three, applauded the participants for the presentations and urged them to prepare more to enhance their skills in research presentations.
He also applauded the Department of OHRM and pledged collaboration with UGBS so as to involve their (University of Cape Coast Business School) students in subsequent colloquia.

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