Dr. Alexander Otchere Fianko

Dr. Alexander Otchere Fianko
Staff Grade: 
Brief Bio: 

Dr. Alexander Otchere Fianko has, twenty-two (22) years of teaching experience at all levels of education in Ghana, from Primary to Tertiary Levels. He joined the Kumasi Technical University in 2013 and has since been Lecturing, Researching and Mentoring students. He has also been a facilitator for KNUST Institute of Distance Learning (IDL); Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT): KNUST School of Business (ISDS) and Part-Time Lecturer; Christian Service University College. Dr. Fianko has held several positions in the university and elsewhere including: Vice Dean: Business school; Head of Procurement and Supply Chain Management Department; Examination Officer, Department of Procurement and Supply Chain Management. He has chaired several committees at faculty and departmental levels. Member: Academic Board; Research, Conference and Innovation Committee; Faculty Board; Sports and Recreation Committee all at Kumasi Technical University. He has been an External Assessor and Moderator for Accra Technical University; Cape Coast Technical University; Sunyani Technical University; and Bolgatanga Polytechnic

 

Education: 
  • PhD Business and Management (Logistics and Supply Chain Management)
  • Master of Business Adminisration (Logistics and Supply Chain Management):
  • Bachelor of Education (Hons)Technical: Wood Technology
  • Certificate in Education:
Professional Membership: 
Associate member, Ghana Institute of Procurement and Supply.
Research Interests: 
Supply Chain Management, Innovation, Supply Chain Integration, Sustainability, Competitiveness and performance improvement, Waste management, Supply Chain Risk management and Supply Chain Flexibility, Agility Lean management, Waste management, Inventory management, E-procurement among others
Teaching Areas: 
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Logistics, transportation and Distribution Management
  • Project Management
  • Operations Management
  • E-procurement
  • Strategic Supply Chain Management
  • Leadership and Management Studies
  • Total Quality Management
  • Planning and Control Systems in supply Chain
  • Procurement Principles and Objectives
  • Managing Information Systems, etc.
Conferences Attended: 

5th Academy of International Business-Africa Chapter Conference hosted by KNUST from 3rd to 8th August 2019 at the Fiesta Royale Hotel in Accra

Publications: 
  1. Otchere, F. A.; Adzimah, D. E.; Aikens, I., (2016) Assessing the Inventory Management Practices at Weir Minerals West Africa Limited International Journal of Development and Sustainability (IJDS) 5 (3): 105-119.
  2. Otchere, F. A.; Anin, E. K., Sarpong. K. O., (2016) Mapping the Supply Chain of the Pineapple industry in Ghana International Journal of Business and Management Research (IJBMR) 13 (1):, 1-12
  3. Otchere, F. A.; Annan, J. & Owusu, B. M., (2015) An Assessment of Solid Waste Management System in the Kumasi metropolis Journal of Arts and Humanities (JAH) Journal of Arts And Humanities- 4(3):, 27-39
  4. Annan J., Otchere F. A., Akpaloo J. (2015) An Assessment of Supply Chain Flexibility in The Print Industry of Some Selected Printing Press in Kumasi: European Journal of  Business and Management (EJBM) European Journal of Business and Management- 7(8):, 1-8
  5. Anin, E. K., Otchere F. A., Adzimah, D. E., (2015) Managing Supply Chain Risks: A Perspective of Exportable Pineapple Fresh Fruits in Ghana European Journal of Business and Management- 7(3):, 59-71
  6. Otchere F. A., Sarpong K. O., Okyere S, (2014) Assessing the Challenges Affecting Solid Waste Management System in the Kumasi Metropolis. Journal of Arts And Humanities- 3(2):, 50-63
  7. Tuo, G., Okyere S, Otchere F. A. (2014) Supply Chain System Flexibility and Performance in the Print Industry of Some Selected Printing Press in Kumasi. International Journal of Humanities and Social Science (IJHSS) 4(3):, 292-301
  8. Amoah M. & Otchere F. A. (2013) A Comparative Study on Timber Productivity by Timber Firms in Ghana as Influenced by Ownership International Journal of Business and Social Research (IJBSR). 3(4):, 50-64
  9. Otchere, F. A.; Annan, J. & Anin, E. K., (2013) Achieving Competitive Advantage through Supply Chain Integration in the Cocoa Industry: A Case Study of Olam Ghana Limited and Produce Buying Company Limited. International Journal of Business and Social Research (IJBSR). 3(2), 131-145
  10. Sarpong K. O., Otchere F. A., & Anin E. K (2013) An Assessment of Supply Chain Risks in the Cocoa Industry in the Ashanti Region, Ghana. International Journal of Humanities and Social Science 3(19):, 191-201
  11. Anin E. K, Annan J, Otchere F. A., (2013a) Evaluating the Role of Mass Transit and its Effect on Fuel Efficiency in the Kumasi Metropolis, Ghana. International Journal of Business and Social Research, 3(3): 107-116.
  12. Otchere F. A., Annan J, & Aggrey A. D. (2013) Assessing Supply Chain Management Practices on Organizational Performance; a Case Study of the West African Examinations Council (WAEC), Ghana National Office Accra. American Based Research Journal (ABRJ), 2(6): 36-48
  13. Anin E. K, Annan J, Otchere F. A., (2013b) Assessing the Causes of Urban Transportation Challenges in the Kumasi Metropolis of Ghana. American Based Research Journal (ABRJ).2(6):,1-12
  14. Otchere, F. A.; Annan J. & Quansah E., (2013) Assessing the Challenges and Implementation of Supply Chain Integration in the Cocoa Industry: a factor of Cocoa Farmers in Ashanti Region of Ghana. International Journal of Business and Social Sciences (IJBSS)- 4(5):,112-123.