Mr. Edward Nartey Defends PhD Thesis

Mr. Edward Nartey Defends PhD Thesis
Mar 07, 2019

Mr. Edward Nartey, a final year student of the Department of Accounting, University of Ghana Business School successfully defended his PhD thesis on 14th February 2019.
His presentation was centered on the topic, “Management Accounting and Supply Chain Performance of Healthcare in Ghana”.

Mr. Edward Nartey in his Presentation stated that his Research is purposed to achieve three objectives. Firstly, to examine the association between Hospital Supply Chain contextual factors and the dimensions of the Management Accounting System Information in Ghana. Secondly, to investigate the mediating effect of the Management Accounting system dimensions on Supply Chain Management contextual factors and Ghana’s Healthcare supply chain operational performance. Lastly, to examine the moderating effect of supply chain Management contextual factors on the relationship between Management Accounting system and Healthcare performance.

He added that for organizations to maximize performance, they must interact their environment with Management Accounting system design. He explained that the relationship between performance and strategy is termed Contingency fit.

The Viva was chaired by Professor John Effah of the Department of Operations and Management Information System (OMIS). Present were external examiners in the persons of Dr. Kinsley Appiah of the Accounting Department, KNUST, and Dr. Mohammed Zangina, Accounting Department, University of Cape Coast.

Dr. Joseph Mensah Onumah was the internal examiner from the University of Ghana Business School. The Viva had in attendance a representative of the Dean of Graduate School, Professor Baah Boateng who is the head of Economics and Mrs. Loreta Tenkorang from the Graduate School. The HOD of the Accounting Department as well as one of the supervisors for the Candidate, Dr. Francis Aboagye Otchere and some Faculty members from the Accounting Department were present too.

Mr. Nartey expressed his gratitude to the examiners for passing him and his supervisors as well as all who were there to support him.

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