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Thomas Buabeng

Educational Qualification:

  • PhD Administration and Organization Theory, University of Bergen, Norway
  • MPhil in Public Administration, The University of Bergen, Norway
  • BA in Sociology and Political Science, The University of Ghana, Legon, Ghana

Teaching activity:

  • Organizational Behavior
  • Leadership Development & Competency Management
  • Global Diversity and Cross-Cultural Management

Research and publication:

Dr. Buabeng’s areas of research interests are:

  • Democracy and Public policy Process.
  • The relationship among culture, politics, and resources and their impact on policymaking and implementation in African countries with emphasis on the role of the state, civil society, and the private sector actors in shaping policy decisions in developing countries.
  • Public policy implementation with emphasis on pro-poor programs.

Selected publications:

  • Implementing Public Policy at the Local Level: The experience of Ghana Poverty Reduction Strategy.
  • The Politics of public policy implementation in Africa: Lessons from four local governments in Ghana
  • The Politics of Development Assistance in Developing Countries: The Experience of Ghana.
  • Culture and tradition, the bane of pro-poor interventions in developing countries: the experience of Northern Ghana .
  • Explaining regional variations in implementation performance of social programs in developing countries: empirical evidence from four districts in Ghana.