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Stephen Kodjo Kumako

PhD Researcher (Occupational Health Psychology and Management), Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences

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Stephen is studying for a PhD in Occupational Health Psychology and Management in the Center for Organizational Health and Development (a WHO collaborating center in Occupational Health) in the Division of Psychiatry and Applied Psychology and the Nottingham University Business School, University of Nottingham, UK. His research interests include the effects of psychosocial hazards on employee health and well being as well as Occupational Safety and Health promotion and legislation. Specifically, for his PhD he is studying Workplace bullying and how it impacts employee' psychological well being in Ghana's oil and gas sector.

Stephen is an Industrial and Organizational Psychologist and till recently,was a Lecturer at the Department of Psychology, University of Ghana, Legon. He taught numerous courses in Psychology.

He holds a BSc.(Hons) in Psychology and an MPhil Psychology (Industrial and Organizational Psychology) from the University of Ghana, Legon. He also studied at the Department of Psychology, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Virginia, USA as a Graduate Scholar in the 2008/2009 academic year.

Research Summary

Workplace bullying and its impact on employee wellbeing in Ghana's oil and gas industry.

Past Research

  1. Kumako, S.K., & Asumeng, M.A. (2013). Transformational leadership as a moderator of the relationship between psychological safety and learning behaviour in work teams in Ghana. SA Journal of Industrial Psychology/SA Tydskrif vir Bedryfsielkunde, 39(1), Art. #1036, 9 pages. http://dx.doi.org/10.4102/sajip.v39i1.1036
  1. Asumeng, M. & Kumako, S. K. (2013). Industrial and Organisational Psychology. In C.S. Akotia & C.C. Mate-Kole (Eds). Contemporary Psychology: Readings from Ghana. Social science Series No. 3 (pp 1-17). Digibooks Ghana Ltd: Accra.
  1. Oppong, S., Oppong-Asante, K., & Kumako, S.K. (2013). History, Development and Current Status of Psychology in Ghana. In C.S. Akotia & C.C. Mate-Kole (Eds). Contemporary Psychology: Readings from Ghana. Social science Series No. 3 (pp 1-17). Digibooks Ghana Ltd: Accra.

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