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Dr. Samuel Okae-Adjei

Samuel is a Senior Lecturer in Public Administration and Management.  He has held a range of management and academic positions at Koforidua Technical University and has wide experience in Higher Education Management. He has presented papers at conferences nationally and internationally and has published and edited a number of publications related to his study area. He has also supervised and examined many research theses at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.  His interest is in Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management, Management in Organizations, Policy Analysis and Local Government Administration

Academic Qualification and Professional Training

  • Doctorate in Business Administration (Higher Education Management)(2015), University of Bath, UK
  • Master of Public Administration (2000), University of Ghana
  • Bachelor of Arts, Geography and Resource Development with Economics (1991), University of Ghana
  • Fellow – Association of Certified Chartered Economists (FCCE), 2010
  • Fellow – Chartered Economic Policy Analysts (CEPA), 2010

Research interests

  • Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management,
  • Higher Education Management
  • Public Policy
  • Policy Analysis
  • Quality Assurance
  • Change Management
  • Strategic Management

 Teaching interests

Samuel teaches Entrepreneurship, Public Administration, Local Government Administration, Corporate Governance and Organizational Behavior.



  1. Strategic Repositioning of Koforidua Polytechnic Available online at journal International Journal of Technology and Management Research (IJTMR) Volume 1 Number 2, 2012
  2. Quality Assurance Practices in Ghanaian Polytechnics: The case of Koforidua Polytechnic Available online at www.ijcrb.webs.com Interdisciplinary journal of contemporary research in business (IJCRB) October 2012 Volume 4, Number 6
  3. Student Loans as an alternative to funding Higher Education in Ghana: An Analysis of the Student Loan Trust Fund Available online at www.ijcrb.webs.com interdisciplinary journal of contemporary research in business (IJCRB) October 2012 Volume 4, Number 6
  4. Effects of Rewards and Recognition on Staff Retention in Ghanaian Polytechnics Available online at www.addri.org Adrri Journal of Arts and Social Sciences Vol. 7 No. 7(1) October 2014

Contact Information

  • Position Title: Senior Lecturer
  • Personal Title: Dr
  • Location: Koforidua
  • E-mail address: okaiadjei.samuel@ktu.edu.gh