Robert M. Yawson

Quinnipiac University

Associate Professor

275 Mt. Carmel Avenue, SB-DNF

School of Business

Hamden, CT 06518

United States

http://https://www.qu.edu/faculty-and-staff/robert-yawson/

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“  I'm currently working on wicked problems, functional stupidity and messy solutions in leading organizational development and change; and also using a systems approach to human resource development for emerging technologies - specifically nanotechnology.  ”

Scholarly Papers (79)

1.

Strategies for Social Media Use in Nonprofits

Journal of Management Policy and Practice, Volume 18(1), Pages 19–27, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 21 Jul 2017
Katherine Milde and Robert M. Yawson
Quinnipiac University and Quinnipiac University
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Social Media, Nonprofits, Public Services, Social Networking, Community Engagement, Triple Bottom Line

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A Systematic Meta-Analytic Review of Thinking beyond the Comparison of Online Versus Traditional Learning

e-Journal of Business Education & Scholarship of Teaching. Vol. 14, Iss. 1, pp: 1-24, 2020
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 29 Jul 2020
Daniel Woldeab, Robert M. Yawson and Emmanuel Osafo
Metropolitan State University, Quinnipiac University and Washington State University-Extension
Downloads 652 (57,374)

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Online Education, Meta-Analysis, Systematic review

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The Ecological System of Innovation: A New Architectural Framework for a Functional Evidence-Based Platform for Science and Innovation Policy

The Future of Innovation Proceedings of the XXIV ISPIM 2009 Conference, Vienna, Austria, June 21-24, 2009
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 11 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 10 Jul 2009
Robert M. Yawson
Quinnipiac University
Downloads 587 (65,615)
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Innovation, Delphi Method, Balanced Scorecard, Quadruple Helix Theory, Analytic

4.

Taking a New Look at an Old Concept: A Review of Leadership Development in Ghana

In A. Ardichvili & D. Khalil (Eds.), Symposium on Leadership Development in Emerging Markets Economies. In: Proceedings of the 24th Annual AHRD International Conference in the Americas. San Antonio, TX. March 2-4, 2017.
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 27 Jul 2017 Last Revised: 06 Aug 2017
Emmanuel Osafo and Robert M. Yawson
Washington State University-Extension and Quinnipiac University
Downloads 316 (134,943)

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Coaching, mentoring, storytelling

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Understanding the Theories and Interventions of Motivation in Organization Development

In, Responsible Management: Opportunities and Challenges. Proceedings of 58th Annual Conference of the Eastern Academy of Management. Virtual, May 19 -21 (2021). SAGE Advance. DOI: 10.31124/advance.14610291.v1
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 25 May 2021
Emily Marczak and Robert M. Yawson
University of Southern Maine and Quinnipiac University
Downloads 263 (162,993)

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motivation in the workplace, employee engagement, reward, needs hierarchy

6.

Climate Change and Food Security: The Role of Biotechnology

African Journal of Food, Agriculture, Nutrition and Development, 12(5), 6354-6364
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 21 Aug 2012
CSIR-Food Research Institute, Quinnipiac University, CSIR - Food Research Institute and Quinnipiac University
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Climate, Change, Food, Security, Biotechnology

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Complex Adaptive Leadership for Organization and Human Development

Proceedings of the 55th Annual Eastern Academy of Management Conference, Providence, RI, May 2-5, 2018
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 13 Apr 2018
Ivy Johnson-Kanda and Robert M. Yawson
Quinnipiac University and Quinnipiac University
Downloads 195 (216,381)

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Complexity Theory, Adaptive Leadership, Wicked Problems

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Destination 2025: Focus on the Future of the Food Industry

A collaboration between the BioBusiness Alliance of MN and Deloitte Consulting LLP, 2009
Number of pages: 88 Posted: 12 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 25 Apr 2015
Mohammed Rehan Malik, Robert M. Yawson and Drew Hensel
affiliation not provided to SSRN, Quinnipiac University and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 174 (238,743)

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The Theory and Practice of Case-in-Point Teaching of Organizational Leadership

American Journal of Management, Vol. 14(1-2): 72-81, 2014
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 15 May 2014
Robert M. Yawson
Quinnipiac University
Downloads 169 (244,664)

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Enhancing the Food Security of the Peri-Urban and Urban Poor Through Improvements to the Quality, Safety and Economics of Street-Vended Foods

Johnson, P-N. T & Yawson, R. M Eds. (2000) Proceedings of workshop for stakeholders, policy makers and regulators of street-food vending in Accra, at Miklin Hotel, Accra, 25 –26th September, 2000. DFID/NRI/FRI Crop Post Harvest Programme Project.
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 05 Aug 2009
Johnson T. P-N. and Robert M. Yawson
CSIR - Food Research Institute and Quinnipiac University
Downloads 138 (288,321)

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Technology Commercialisation and Intellectual Property Rights in Ghana

Proceedings of the International Conference on TRIPS Hyderabad, India, October 2002
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 11 Jun 2009
Robert M. Yawson
Quinnipiac University
Downloads 130 (301,805)

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Sharing Experiences on Post Harvest Rice Handling in West Africa

DFID/CPHP/FRI Project on Consolidating and Sustaining the Uptake of Improved Rice-Post-Production and Marketing Technologies in Northern Ghana Report, August 17-18, 2005, Accra, Ghana
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 16 Jun 2009
CSIR - Food Research Institute, Quinnipiac University, CSIR - Food Research Institute and CSIR - Food Research Institute
Downloads 120 (320,026)

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Destination 2025: Focus on the Future of the Animal Health Industry

A collaboration between the BioBusiness Alliance of MN and Deloitte Consulting LLP, 2009
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 12 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 30 Jun 2009
Mohammed Rehan Malik, Robert M. Yawson and Drew Hensel
affiliation not provided to SSRN, Quinnipiac University and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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The 'Wicked Problem Construct' as a Framework for Organizational Development and Change

Celebrating 20 years of Leading HRD through Research, Proceedings of the 20th Annual AHRD International Research Conference in the Americas, 2013
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 17 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 13 Jan 2015
Robert M. Yawson
Quinnipiac University
Downloads 107 (346,495)

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Complexity theory, linear epistemology, positive deviance

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Stakeholder Analysis as a Tool for Systems Approach Research in HRD

Leading Human Resource Development through Research. Proceedings of the 21st Annual AHRD International Research Conference in the Americas. Houston, Texas, USA. February 19-22, 2014
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 14 Jan 2015
Robert M. Yawson and Bradley Greiman
Quinnipiac University and University of Minnesota
Downloads 106 (348,750)
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Complexity, Epistemology, Nanotechnology; Stakeholders, Systems Approach, Workforce

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Agricultural Biotechnology, Poverty Reduction and Food Security in Ghana

Biotech Ghana, Vol. 3, No. 1, pp. 7-8, 2004
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 13 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 11 Jun 2013
Robert M. Yawson
Quinnipiac University
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Institutionalising Performance Management in R&D Organisations: Key Concepts and Aspects

J Social Sciences, Vol. 22, No. 3, pp. 163-172, 2010
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 15 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 01 Mar 2011
Robert M. Yawson and Alistair J Sutherland
Quinnipiac University and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 98 (367,174)

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Balanced Scorecard, Monitoring and Evaluation, Mapping, Impact Orientation

18.

Intellectual Property & Technology Commercialization Ghana’S Experience

Paper presented at the international Congress of Technological Research Organisations, Porto Alegre, Brazil, September 2002
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 12 Jun 2009
Robert M. Yawson
Quinnipiac University
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Management of Technology in Ghana - Problems and Prospects

Proceedings of the IAMOT 2004 Conference, International Association for Management of Technology, April 3-7, 2004 Washington, DC
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 11 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 26 Jun 2009
Robert M. Yawson
Quinnipiac University
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Africa, Ghana, Policy, Innovation, CSIR, Management of Technology

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Enhancing Rural Livelihoods in Selected Communities in Northern Ghana through Promotion of Improved Rice Post-Production Technologies and Marketing Systems

Workshop for the Launching of Rice Quality Training Manuals, DFID/CPHP/FRI Project, Accra, Ghana, October 1, 2004
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 16 Jun 2009
John T. Manful and Robert M. Yawson
CSIR - Food Research Institute and Quinnipiac University
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The Lived Experience of an American Expatriate in Ghana: A Rhetorical Analysis of Facebook Postings to Understand a Cross-Cultural Behavior

Proceedings of OLPD Student Research Conference – Continuing Education Conference Center, St. Paul, MN, April 16, 2011
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 23 Apr 2011
Robert M. Yawson
Quinnipiac University
Downloads 88 (392,567)

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Facebook, Expartriation, Rhetoric Analysis, Culture, Cultural Intelligence

22.

The Place of Technology Based Incubators in Ghana’s Economic Development

Paper presented at the International Conference on Building an Innovation-Based Economy, Paphos, Cyprus, May 2002
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 11 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 23 Nov 2011
Robert M. Yawson
Quinnipiac University
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Acceptance of Biotechnology and Social-Cultural Implications in Ghana

African Journal of Biotechnology, Vol. 8, No. 9, pp. 1997-2003, May 2009
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 14 Jun 2009
CSIR-Food Research Institute, Quinnipiac University, Quinnipiac University and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Biotechnology, survey, acceptability, social shaping, Ghana

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Management of Technology Commercialization – Ghana’s Experience

Paper accepted for presentation at the Conference on "Implementing the theories of R&D Management", Manchester, July 2003
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 11 Jun 2009
Robert M. Yawson
Quinnipiac University
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25.

Avoiding Cognitive Biases in Managing Wicked Problem (Presentation Slides)

In: Proceedings of the 47th Northeastern Decision Sciences Institute (NEDSI) Annual Conference! April 12 -14, 2018. Providence, R.I.
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 04 May 2018
Robert M. Yawson
Quinnipiac University
Downloads 72 (440,370)

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Adaptive Challenges, Complex Systems, Cognitive Biases, Decision-Making, Functional Stupidity, Wicked Problems.

26.

Ethics of Conducting Qualitative Social Science Research in the Emerging Field of Nanotechnology

Organizational Leadership, Policy, and Development, Minneapolis: University of Minnesota
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 16 May 2010 Last Revised: 17 Jul 2014
Robert M. Yawson
Quinnipiac University
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Ethics, Philosophy, Nanoscale, Humanists, Societal implications

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Crystallisation of Miraculin - A Taste Modifying Glycoprotein from the Fruits of Richadella Dulcifica

Number of pages: 93 Posted: 10 Jul 2017
Robert M. Yawson
Quinnipiac University
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Crystallization; Glycoprotein, Miraculin, Polymorphism

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Emerging Technologies and the Digital Divide – Bridging the Gap, the Case of Ghana

World Forum Proceedings of the International Research Foundation for Development, Vol. 3, No. 1, pp. 1-4
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 11 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 03 Oct 2012
Robert M. Yawson
Quinnipiac University
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Conceptualization and Description of HRD in Ghana

Celebrating 20 years of Leading HRD through Research, Proceedings of the 20th Annual AHRD International Research Conference in the Americas, 2013
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 17 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 23 May 2014
Felix Amenumey and Robert M. Yawson
University of Minnesota and Quinnipiac University
Downloads 64 (468,083)

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Capacity Building, Culture, Systems Theory, Epistemology, Ghana

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A Systems Approach to Identify Skill Needs for Agrifood Nanotechnology: A Mixed Methods Study

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 02 Jun 2013
Robert M. Yawson
Quinnipiac University
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Nanotechnology, Agrifood, Workforce, Complexity Theory, Skills

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Corporate – Nonprofits Partnerships to Improve Social Innovation and Corporate Social Responsibility

In: Harnessing Analytics for Enhancing Healthcare & Business. Proceedings of the 50th Northeast Decision Sciences Institute (NEDSI) Annual Meeting. Virtual Conference, March 26-27, 2021. doi.10.31124/advance.14680938
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 28 May 2021
Lauren Castagnola and Robert M. Yawson
affiliation not provided to SSRN and Quinnipiac University
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Corporate Social Responsibility, Social Innovation, Nonprofits, Collective Impact, Triple Bottom-Line

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Human Resource Development and the Internet of Things

Proceedings of the 25th Annual Academy of Human Resource Development International Research Conference in the Americas. Richmond VA, USA. February 14 -17, 2018. DOI: 10.31124/advance.9638417.v1
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 22 Aug 2019
Robert M. Yawson, Daniel Woldeab and Emmanuel Osafo
Quinnipiac University, Metropolitan State University and Washington State University-Extension
Downloads 51 (519,999)

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Analytics, Internet of Things, Human Resource, Workforce, Disruptive Technology

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A Stakeholder Approach to Investigating Public Perception and Attitudes Towards Agricultural Biotechnology in Ghana

Tailoring Biotechnologies, Vol. 4, Nos. 1-2, pp. 55-70, 2008
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 11 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 14 Sep 2013
Quinnipiac University, CSIR-Food Research Institute, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Quinnipiac University
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Minnesota's Food Industry: A Vision for the Future

BioBusiness Alliance of MN and Deloitte Consulting LLP, 2009
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 16 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 26 Apr 2015
BioBusiness Alliance of Minnesota, BioBusiness Alliance of Minnesota, BioBusiness Alliance of Minnesota, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Quinnipiac University
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Policy Options of Agricultural Biotechnology R&D in Sub-Saharan Africa: Key Issues and Aspects

Center for Science, Technology & Public Policy, University of Minnesota, 2008
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 14 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 28 Nov 2014
Robert M. Yawson and Ivy Johnson-Kanda
Quinnipiac University and Quinnipiac University
Downloads 46 (542,635)

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36.

Changing What We Eat with the Fingers

Policy Catalyst, January 2010
Posted: 20 Jun 2010
Robert M. Yawson
Quinnipiac University
Downloads 43 (557,173)

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Zinc Finger Nuclease, Genes, Agrifood, GMOs

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Institutionalizing Impact Orientation: Building a Performance Management Approach that Enhances the Impact Orientation of Research Organizations - Food Research Institute Case Study Summary

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 19 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 08 Jul 2009
Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR)-Ghana - Food Research Institute, Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR)-Ghana - Food Research Institute, Quinnipiac University, United Nations - Development Programme (UNDP) and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Re-examining the Philosophical Underpinnings of the Melting Pot vs. Multiculturalism in the Current Immigration Debate in the United States

In: Harnessing Analytics for Enhancing Healthcare & Business. Proceedings of the 50th Northeast Decision Sciences Institute (NEDSI) Annual Meeting, Pgs. 264 - 285. Virtual Conference, March 26-27, 2021. DOI:10.31124/advance.14749101.v1
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 24 Jun 2021
Daniel Woldeab, Robert M. Yawson and Irina Woldeab
Metropolitan State University, Quinnipiac University and Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
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Immigration, multiculturalism, melting pot, ethnic identity, acculturation, assimilation

39.

Collectivism as a Moderator of Perceived Organizational Unfairness in Diverse Workplaces

HRD and Technology: Exploring the Intersectionality, Proceedings of AHRD 2012 International Research Conference in the Americas, (pp. 1522-1527), Denver, Colorado, USA, February 28 -March 3, 2012
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 28 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 10 Jun 2016
Ghandehari Sanam and Robert M. Yawson
University of Minnesota and Quinnipiac University
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Individualism, Collectivism, Culture, Organizational Justice, Employee Engagement, Leadership

40.

Scientists Must Communicate

Proceedings of 2000 Faculty of Science Colloquium, University of Ghana
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 12 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 02 Jul 2011
Robert M. Yawson
Quinnipiac University
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Broadening Monitoring and Evaluation within Reforming National Agricultural Research Systems

Proceedings of the Policy Dialogue Forum on Performance Management, Accra, Ghana, 2004
Number of pages: 102 Posted: 12 Jun 2009
Quinnipiac University, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR)-Ghana - Food Research Institute
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Dissemination of Improved Bambara Processing Technologies Through a New Coalition Arrangement to Enhance Rural Livelihoods in Northern Ghana

A Report on the End-of-Project Stakeholders’ Workshop, Gilbt Conference Room, Tamale, Ghana, 2004
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 12 Jun 2009
Wisdom A. Plahar and Robert M. Yawson
CSIR - Food Research Institute and Quinnipiac University
Downloads 34 (605,271)

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Africa’s Nanofuture: The Importance of Regionalism

International Journal of Nanotechnology, Vol. 8, No. 6, pp. 420–436
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 16 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 13 Jan 2015
Robert M. Yawson
Quinnipiac University
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Regionalism, Innovation, Nanotechnology, Epistemic Communities, Collaboratory, Leapfrogging

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The Strategic Role of the Food Research Institute in Productivity Enhancement and the Private Sector Development in Ghana

Proceedings of 18th Biennial Congress of WAITRO, Saskatoon, Canada, August 7–10, 2006
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 11 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 28 Apr 2015
Robert M. Yawson, Agnes Osei-Yaw and Ivy Johnson-Kanda
Quinnipiac University, CSIR - Food Research Institute and Quinnipiac University
Downloads 33 (611,256)

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Minnesota’s Animal Health Industry: A Vision for the Future

BioBusiness Alliance of MN and Deloitte Consulting LLP, 2009
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 16 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 22 Feb 2010
BioBusiness Alliance of Minnesota, BioBusiness Alliance of Minnesota, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Quinnipiac University
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Developing a Performance Measurement Framework to Enhance the Impact Orientation of the Food Research Institute, Ghana

R&D Management, Vol. 36, No. 2, pp. 161-172, March 2006
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 08 May 2006
Quinnipiac University, Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR)-Ghana - Food Research Institute, University of Greenwich - Natural Resources Institute (NRI), United Nations - Development Programme (UNDP) and Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR)-Ghana - Food Research Institute
Downloads 25 (663,640)
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An Empirical Case for Culture Change in Healthcare Delivery

In Proceedings of the 27th Annual Academy of Human Resource Development International Research Conference in the Americas (p. 31). Atlanta, GA: Advance SAGE Publishing. doi:10.31124/advance.11787264.v1, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 06 Mar 2020
Emmanuel Osafo and Robert M. Yawson
Washington State University-Extension and Quinnipiac University
Downloads 24 (670,997)

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Quality healthcare delivery, Culture change, Performance improvement, Human Resource Development

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HRD and the Emergence of Social Finance as a Driver for Social Change

In Proceedings of the 27th Annual Academy of Human Resource Development International Research Conference in the Americas. (pp. 1–9). Atlanta, GA: Advance SAGE Publishing. doi:10.31124/advance.11787297.v1, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 06 Mar 2020
Robert M. Yawson
Quinnipiac University
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Social Change, UN SDGs, Social Finance, Human Resource Development

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The Realist Ontology Versus the Nonlinear Epistemology of Practice of Leadership

Leadership, Diversity and Changing Practices in HRD in a Global Context. The 17th International Conference on HRD Research and Practice across Europe. Manchester Metropolitan University, Manchester, UK. June 8-10, 2016
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 20 Jul 2017
Robert M. Yawson
Quinnipiac University
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Leadership, Paradigm Interplay, Ontology

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Importance of Multimethod and Mixed Methods Research Approach in HRD. A Case of a ‘Skills Needs Identification Study’

Proceedings of the 23rd Annual AHRD International Research Conference in the Americas. Jacksonville, FL, USA. February 18 - 21, 2014.
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 26 Jul 2017
Robert M. Yawson
Quinnipiac University
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Epistemology, Multimethod, Mixed Method

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Valence–Instrumentality–Expectancy Model of Motivation as an Alternative Model for Examining Ethical Leadership Behaviors

SAGE Open, 11(2), 1 - 13. DOI:10.1177/21582440211021896
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 15 Jun 2021
Emmanuel Osafo, Amy Paros and Robert M. Yawson
Washington State University-Extension, Quinnipiac University and Quinnipiac University
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character failure, ethical leadership, ethical behavior, trust, motivation

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Enhancing Student Understanding of Networks Using Experiential Learning

Forthcoming, Organization Management Journal , Vol. ahead-of-print. DOI:10.1108/OMJ-05-2020-0930
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 10 Feb 2021
Amy Paros, Michael Taylor and Robert M. Yawson
Quinnipiac University, Quinnipiac University and Quinnipiac University
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Social Network Theory, Experiential Learning, Simulation, Organizational Behavior, Decision Making, Leadership

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Transformativism: A Paradigm Whose Time Has Come

Human Resource Development Quarterly, 32(1), 1-3 (2021), DOI: 10.1002/hrdq.21422
Posted: 12 Feb 2021
Robert M. Yawson
Quinnipiac University

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COVID-19, Transformativism, Paradigm, George Floyd, Social Injustice, Systemic Racism, Mixed Methods

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Tempered Radicalism as an Approach to Revisiting Indigenous Forms of Critical Human Resource Development

European Journal of Training and Development, 2020, DOI:10.1108/EJTD-03-2020-0049
Posted: 31 Dec 2020
Emmanuel Osafo and Robert M. Yawson
Washington State University-Extension and Quinnipiac University

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Ethics, Education, Strategy, Critical HRD, Tempered Radicalism

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Strategic Flexibility Analysis of HRD Research and Practice Post COVID-19 Pandemic

Human Resource Development International (2020), 23(4), 406 -417. DOI: 10.1080/13678868.2020.1779169
Posted: 30 Jun 2020 Last Revised: 11 Feb 2021
Robert M. Yawson
Quinnipiac University

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COVID-19 pandemic, meaning of work, social distancing, HRD research, strategic flexibility

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Collective Impact: Dialogue at the Interface of the Colliding Systems of Philanthropy

World Review of Entrepreneurship, Management and Sustainable Development, DOI:10.1504/WREMSD.2019.10018944
Posted: 03 Apr 2019
Robert M. Yawson, Gayle Peterson and Ivy Johnson-Kanda
Quinnipiac University, Partners for Change and Quinnipiac University

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Collaboration, Collective Impact, Dialogue at the Interface, Landscape Mapping, Networking, Storytelling, Stakeholder Analysis, Wicked Problems

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The Role of HRD in University – Community Partnership

The role of HRD in university – community partnership. European Journal of Training and Development,doi:10.1108/EJTD-12-2018-0119
Posted: 03 Apr 2019
Emmanuel Osafo and Robert M. Yawson
Washington State University-Extension and Quinnipiac University

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Community Engagement, HRD, Leadership Development

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Work and Occupational Profile of Eastern African Immigrants in the United States: A Historical Overview

Woldeab, D., Yawson, R., & Woldeab, I. (2019). Work and occupational profile of Eastern African immigrants in the United States: a historical overview. Human Resource Development International, doi/10.1080/13678868.2019.1570480
Posted: 04 Feb 2019
Daniel Woldeab, Robert M. Yawson and Irina Woldeab
Metropolitan State University, Quinnipiac University and Minnesota Department of Natural Resources

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Acculturation, Immigration, Refugees, Occupational Profiles, Eastern Africa, HRD

59.

Systematic Review to Identify Skill Needs for Agrifood Nanotechnology Workforce

Career and Technical Education Research, 42(3), 149 - 181. DOI: 10.5328/cter42.3.149
Posted: 18 Apr 2018
Robert M. Yawson
Quinnipiac University

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Agrifood, Education, Nanotechnology, Skills, 21st Century, Workforce

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A Systems Model of Using the Deliberate Leadership® Framework for Addressing Wicked Problems

International Journal of Business and Systems Research. 12 (3), 262 - 289, 2018. DOI: 10.1504/IJBSR.2018.10010536
Posted: 02 Apr 2018
Partners for Change, Quinnipiac University, Partners for Change and Quinnipiac University

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Deliberate Leadership; Adaptive Challenges, Complexity Theory, Social Change, Systems Model, Wicked Problems

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The Tema Shipyard, Dry Dock Company Limited – a Leadership Consulting Lessons

Manageable Conflict? Proceedings of the 54th Annual Eastern Academy of Management Conference. Sheraton Inner Harbor Hotel, Baltimore MD. May 11 – 13 2017
Posted: 26 Jul 2017
Robert M. Yawson
Quinnipiac University

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Consultancy, Leadership, Communication, Change Management, Shipyard

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Education and Human Resource Development in Ghana: The Need to Revisit Indigenous Forms

Proceedings of the 24th Annual AHRD International Conference in the Americas. San Antonio, TX. March 1 - 4, 2017.
Posted: 26 Jul 2017
Emmanuel Osafo and Robert M. Yawson
Washington State University-Extension and Quinnipiac University

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Critical HRD, Traditional Ecological Knowledge, Tempered Radicalism

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Thinking Beyond the Comparison of Online Versus Traditional Learning: A Systematic Review & Meta-Analysis

Proceedings of the 24th Annual AHRD International Conference in the Americas. San Antonio, TX. March 2- 4, 2017.
Posted: 26 Jul 2017
Daniel Woldeab and Robert M. Yawson
Metropolitan State University and Quinnipiac University

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Online Education, Meta-Analysis, Systematic Review

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Strategic Flexibility Analysis of Agrifood Nanotechnology Skill Needs Identification

Technological Forecasting and Social Change. doi.org/10.1016/j.techfore.2017.02.019
Posted: 30 Mar 2017
Robert M. Yawson and Bradley Greiman
Quinnipiac University and University of Minnesota

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Human resource development, Nanotechnology, Systems approach, Skills needs forecasting, Scenario analysis, Strategic flexibility framework, Workforce development

65.

Leadership Development in Ghana: A New Look at an Old Concept

In A. Ardichvili & K. Dirani (Eds.), Leadership Development in Emerging Markets Economies (1st ed., pp. 211–229). New York: Palgrave Macmillan, doi: 10.1057/978-1-137-58003-0_12; ISBN 978-1-137-58003-0
Posted: 06 Jan 2017
Emmanuel Osafo and Robert M. Yawson
Washington State University-Extension and Quinnipiac University

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Indigenous Leadership Models, Ghana, Leadership Development, Ghana

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Leadership Development in South Africa

In A. Ardichvili & D. Khalil (Eds.), Leadership Development in Emerging Markets Economies (1st ed., pp. 93 - 109). New York: Palgrave Macmillan, doi: 10.1057/978-1-137-58003-0_6; ISBN 978-1-137-58003-0
Posted: 06 Jan 2017
Robert M. Yawson
Quinnipiac University

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Leadership Development, Afrocentric Leadership, Developing Market Economies, Eurocentric Leadership, South Africa, Ubantu

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A Systems Approach to Identify Skill Needs for Agrifood Nanotechnology: A Multiphase Mixed Methods Study

Human Resource Development Quarterly. doi:10.1002/hrdq.21266
Posted: 30 Sep 2016
Robert M. Yawson and Bradley Greiman
Quinnipiac University and University of Minnesota

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agrifood; curriculum; nanotechnology; skills; workforce development; mixed methods; stakeholder analysis; systematic review; scenario analysis; systems modeling; expert elicitation

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The 'Wicked Problem Construct' for Organizational Leadership and Development

Int. J. Business and Systems Research, Vol. 9, No. 1, 2015 pp.67-85.
Posted: 14 Jan 2015
Robert M. Yawson
Quinnipiac University

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Complexity theory, linear epistemology, positive deviance, systems theory, wicked problems

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The Triple Bottom-Line and Investing for Impact: The Case of Afram Plains District of Ghana

Case Study Reference no. 714-006-8. Case Centre: Wellesley MA
Posted: 14 Feb 2014
Gayle Peterson and Robert M. Yawson
Partners for Change and Quinnipiac University

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Impact investing; Wicked problems; Human security; Leadership; Ethical decision-making; Sustainable development; Triple bottomline; Social investor; Social capital; Social responsibility; Community engagement; Fundraising; Non-profits; Child labour; Partnerships

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The Theory and Practice of Case-in-Point Teaching of Leadership in Human Resource Development

Celebrating 20 years of Leading HRD through Research, Proceedings of the 20th Annual AHRD International Research Conference in the Americas, 2013
Posted: 17 Feb 2013
Robert M. Yawson
Quinnipiac University

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Adaptive Leadership, Metaphors, Systems, Epistemology, Pedagogy, 21st Century, Workforce

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Systems Theory and Thinking as a Foundational Theory in Human Resource Development: A Myth or Reality?

Human Resource Development Review, 12(1), 53-85. DOI: 10.1177/1534484312461634,
Posted: 26 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 20 Feb 2013
Robert M. Yawson
Quinnipiac University

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curricula, systems dynamics, complexity theory, systems thinking, learning, epistemology

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Leadership and Management Development: Developing Tomorrow's Managers

Human Resource Development International, Vol. 15, No. 1, pp. 131-134
Posted: 25 Jun 2011 Last Revised: 16 Feb 2012
Robert M. Yawson
Quinnipiac University

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Leadership, Management, Transformational, Transactional, Organizational Development

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Organizational Change: Themes and Issues (Book Review)

Human Resource Development International, Vol. 14, No. 3, pp. 363-366
Posted: 30 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 01 Jun 2011
Robert M. Yawson
Quinnipiac University

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Systems Theory, Ethics, Leader, Internet, Perspectives

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Historical Antecedents as Precedents for Nanotechnology Vocational Education Training and Workforce Development

Human Resource Development Review, Vol. 10, No. 4, pp. 417-430
Posted: 16 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 08 Jun 2014
Robert M. Yawson
Quinnipiac University

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Nanotechnology, Curricula, Workforce, Nanoscience, Skills, Vocational Education

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An Epistemological Framework for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Literacy

International Journal of Technology and Design Education, 2012 vol:22 iss:3 pg:297-310
Posted: 25 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 09 Jan 2014
Robert M. Yawson
Quinnipiac University

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Epistemology, Nanoliteracy, Systems Dynamics Modeling, Workforce, Triple Helix, Curriculum

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Systems Mapping of Consumer Acceptance of Agrifood Nanotechnology

Journal of Consumer Policy, Vol. 33, No. 4, pp. 299-322, 2010
Posted: 03 Jun 2010 Last Revised: 17 Jul 2014
Robert M. Yawson and Jennifer Kuzma
Quinnipiac University and University of Minnesota, Twin Cities - Hubert H. Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs

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Systems Dynamics, Nanofood, Experts' Opinion, Trust, Nanotechnology

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Skill Needs and Human Resource Development in the Emerging Field of Nanotechnology

Journal of Vocational Education & Training, Vol. 62, No. 3, pp. 285-296, 2010
Posted: 20 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 17 Jul 2014
Robert M. Yawson
Quinnipiac University

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workforce, curricula, systems dynamics modeling, mobility, development, emerging technologies

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Systems Mapping of Evidence Review and Experts’ Opinion on Consumer Acceptance of Agrifood Nanotechnology

Posted: 02 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 11 Feb 2014
Robert M. Yawson
Quinnipiac University

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Nanotechnology, Systems Dynamics, Expert Elicitation, Agrifood, Consumer, Regulatory Uncertainty

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National Roundtable Discussions on Developments in the Rice Industry in Ghana

DFID/CPHP/FRI Project on Consolidating and Sustaining the Uptake of Improved Rice-Post-Production and Marketing Technologies in Northern Ghana, December 8-9, 2005, Accra, Ghana
Posted: 16 Jun 2009
John T. Manful, Robert M. Yawson and Augustine Andoh
CSIR - Food Research Institute, Quinnipiac University and CSIR - Food Research Institute

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