Dr. Anthony Afful-Dadzie is a Senior lecturer at the department of Operations and Management Information Systems at the University of Ghana Business School. He holds a PhD in Industrial and Systems Engineering as well as an M.A. in Economics from The Ohio State University. He also holds an MPhil degree in Industrial Systems, Manufacturing, and Management from University of Cambridge. He is the recipient of the 2019 Queen Elizabeth Scholarship-Advanced Scholars Program serving as a fellow at Carleton University, Canada. Anthony has also twice (2015 and 2017) served as a host to fellows from Quinnipiac University, U.S.A on the Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship Program. Dr. Anthony Afful-Dadzie’s research interest spans the areas of management science, operations research and decision science with a special focus on the development of techniques for evaluation and analysis of operational decisions and decision support systems that support business processes and public sector organizations. He has published extensively in the areas of energy policy and planning, multi-criteria decision-making, supply chain management, data analytics, and information systems. Anthony has published in journals including Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Applied Energy, Journal of Quality Technology, Energy Economics, Management Decision, and Government Information Quarterly.
The primary goal of the department is to equip graduates with the philosophical, critical and analytical skills for researching, teaching and developing sustainable solutions to the opportunities and challenges in adopting, implementing and using information systems in the local communities, firms, institutions in Ghana, Africa and beyond.