Emmanuel Mawuena

Dr Emmanuel Mawuena PhD



Emmanuel joined Sheffield Hallam University in 2022 as a lecturer in Organizational Behaviour/HRM. He holds a PhD in Management from the University of Hull. He has worked on Projects (Ghana Business Development Review and Building Stronger Universities) at the University of Ghana and taught at the University of Hull. Prior to these, he worked in Banking and Sales (e.g., Barclays Bank, Ghana). Emmanuel’s research interest is in Employee Voice and Silence, Power, Teamwork and Safety/Patient Safety. He has published in journals, such as the British Medical Journal (BMJ) Quality and Safety and undertakes peer-review for journals (e.g., International Journal of Human Resource Management, Human Resource Management Journal). Emmanuel has supervised MSc, MPhils and is open to PhD supervision in Employee Voice and Silence, Teamwork and Power. He is a member of the Academy of Management (AOM) and uses his practical experience and research background to enrich teaching and learning. 


2020: PhD Human Resource Management, University of Hull, United Kingdom
2014: MPhil Human Resource Management, University of Ghana, Ghana
2010: BSc. Tourism, University of Cape Coast, Ghana
2006: HND Tourism, Cape Coast Polytechnic, Ghana

Teaching Expertise
Human Resource Management and Organisational Behaviour
Business Ethics/Responsible Business in Society

Industry Links
Academy of Management (AOM)
Ghana’s Healthcare


College of Business, Technology and Engineering

Subject area or group: Organisational Behaviour/HRM

Modules taught:
- Strategies in International Human Resource Management
- Strategic Global HRM and Decision Making
- People and Organizations in Context (POIC)
- Managing and Developing People
- Managing for Success


Employee Voice and Silence
Power and Teamwork
Safety/Quality Care and Patient Safety



Journal articles

Mawuena, E.K., & Mannion, R. (2022). Implications of resource constraints and high workload on speaking up about threats to patient safety: a qualitative study of surgical teams in Ghana. BMJ quality & safety, 31 (9), 662-669. http://doi.org/10.1136/bmjqs-2021-014287

Mawuena, E.K. (2022). Equal Power and Voice and Silence on Patient Safety in the Surgeon-Anaesthesiologists Relationship. Academy of Management Proceedings, 2022 (1). http://doi.org/10.5465/ambpp.2022.11163abstract

Mawuena, E., Mannion, R., Adu-Aryee, N.A., Adzei, F.A., Amoakwa, E., & Twumasi, E. (n.d.). Professional Disrespect between Doctors and Nurses: Implications for Voicing Concerns about Threats to Patient Safety. Journal of Health, Organization and Management. http://doi.org/10.1108/jhom-06-2023-0167

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