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Contact Information

  • Position Title: Lecturer/Acting Coordinator for Examination Hospitality Department
  • Personal Title: Dr. Mrs.
  • Location: Koforidua
  • E-mail address: adwoaglady@gmail.com / siaw.gladys@ktu.edu.gh

PROFILE

Gladys Apreh Siaw (Dr. Mrs.)

Gladys Apreh Siaw is a lecturer from the Hospitality Department of Koforidua Technical University.  She holds a PhD in Hospitality Management and has taught for over 20 years with over 10 years of her teaching carrier in a tertiary institution. Her research interests are in management and surveillance of common health hazards and working conditions, occupational health and safety, work design characteristics and food product development. She was the immediate past Head of Department of the hospitality department and currently the Acting Programmes Coordinator in charge of Examinations, Hospitality Department of Koforidua Technical University

Academic Background

  • PhD, Hospitality Management, Kenyatta University, Kenya
  • Tech. Hospitality & Catering, University of Education, Winneba, Ghana
  • Ed. Home Economics, University of Education, Winneba, Ghana
  • Diploma in Home Economics Education, University of Education, Winneba, Ghana
  • Teacher Cert” A 3Yr Post/ Sec, Presbyterian Women’s Training College, Aburi

Work Experience

  • Professional Teacher– Kakoase Presbyterian Primary School, West Akim District, (1994-1996), Eastern Region Ghana
  • Professional Teacher – Jei Krodua Anglican Basic School, Awutu Senya (1996-1998), Central Region, Ghana
  • Professional Teacher– Sarkodee L/A Primary School, New Juaben District, Koforidua (2001-2006). Eastern Region, Ghana
  • Senior Instructor – Koforidua Polytechnic (2006)
  • Principal Instructor – Koforidua Polytechnic (2009-2012)
  • Lecturer – Koforidua Polytechnic (2012 to date

Membership Of Professional Bodies

  • Kenyatta University Alumni a member of the graduate association –Kenya
  • Institute of Hospitality Association of Ghana (IHASG)
  • Member of the Alumni University of Education Winneba, Kumasi campus
  • Ghana Home Economic Education Association

Research Interest

My research areas include health hazards in the hotels and occupational health and safety of housekeepers with interest in the working conditions of the hotel housekeepers

Other interests include housekeeping operations, health and safety of hotel staff,  Safety of guest, Leisure Safety, Kitchen Safety, Playground Safety. I have keen interest in welfare of hotel staff and Waste Management in the hotels.

Professional Activities

  • Provide academic leadership for all staff and students in the Hospitality Department
  • Lecture HND students in Accommodation Operations
  • lecture Bachelor of Technology (BTECH) Students in Modern Trends in Hospitality and Tourism Management and Leadership and Professional Development
  • Supervise, mark and assess Students’ research work and Carrier counselling
  • Proposal Defence: organising and moderating the proposal defence of the Bachelor of Technology Hospitality and Tourism Management students
  • Provide consultation and training for hotels staff
  • Coordinates all examination activities in the Hospitality Department

Publications

  • Gladys Apreh Siaw, Rosemarie Khayiya, Rahab Mugambi and Nicholas Apreh Siaw, (2018). Health Hazards and the Associated Contributions to Work Safety in the Housekeeping Department of Budget Hotels. Vol. 3 Issue 2; 2018. ISSN: 2456-3676. Pp 130-137
  • Gladys Apreh Siaw, Nicholas Apreh Siaw, Rosemarie Khayiya and Rahab Mugambi, (2018). Moderating effects of demographic variables on the relationship between working conditions and work safety among housekeepers of budget hotels. Vol. 3 Issue 3; 2018. ISSN: 2456-3676. pp 247-254
  • Gladys Apreh Siaw, Rosemarie Khayiya, Rahab Mugambi, (2018). Woking conditions and work safety of hotel housekeepers in budget hotels of Eastern Region of Ghana. May – June 2018 Vol 2 Issue 3. pp 181-192
  • Gladys Apreh Siaw, John Khathum Gitau, Lucy Eryam Agbenyeke, (2019). Work Design Characteristics as Drivers of Job Satisfaction among Employees of Budget Hotels in Eastern Region of Ghana E-ISSN: 2343-6662 Vol. 28, No. 3 (5), February, 2019
  • Nicholas Apreh Siaw and Gladys Apreh Siaw, (2013). Treatment of childhood fall-related injuries in the New Juaben Municipality of Ghana: Implications for improving traditional health practice. November 2013. Vol 2 Issue 11. pp 227-233
  • Gladys Apreh Siaw and John Kahuthu Gitau, (2020). Aspects of Electronic Customer Relationship Management and Guest Satisfaction: A Perspective of 4-Star Hotels in Nairobi County, Kenya. International Journal of Technology and Management Research 5 (2020) 4(1): 1- ISSN 2026- 6480