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Kofie Q. Dadzie

Associate Professor    
  • Ph.D., Ohio State University
  • MBA, Ohio State University
  • B.S., University of Ghana
  • logistics supply chain
  • international marketing

Kofi Q. Dadzie (Ph.D., MBA, The Ohio State University) is on the faculty at the J. Mack. Robinson College of Business, Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia where he teaches marketing and logistics supply chain management courses. Prior to joining Georgia State University, Kofi was on the faculty at the University of Ghana Business School, Texas Southern University, and North Carolina Central University. He also has held visiting teaching positions at the Fuqua School of Business, Duke University, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, and North Carolina A&T State University.

Kofi’s research interests and expertise are in logistics and supply chain management, marketing in emerging markets/marketing and economic development, and international marketing research. He has published in the Journal of Business Logistics, the International Journal of Physical Distribution and Logistics Management, the International Journal of Logistics Management, Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science, Journal of Public Policy & Marketing, Journal of Business Research, Journal of Business and Industrial Marketing, and Journal of African Business. He currently serves as the African regional editor for the Journal of Business and Industrial Marketing (JBIM). He served as guest editor of the JBIM special issue on business marketing in Africa (2004), co-guest editor of the JBIM special issue on culture and marketing in emerging markets, and guest editor of the Journal of Marketing Channels special issue on dynamic transformation of marketing channels in Africa. Kofi also has served as an international advisor to Emerald Publishers (2004-2006) as well as a logistics/supply chain expert on the World Bank Malaria Control Supply Chains workshop, and has conducted major research studies for the Ghana (Marketing) Board, Agency for Educational Development in Cote d’Ivoire, the North Carolina Minority Development Institute, and United States Agency for International Development.

As the current president of the largest academic professional network of scholars dedicated to research on business and development in Africa (the International Academy of African Business and Development – IAABD), Kofi’s main interest is helping to inspire, develop and train the next generation of African scholars and managers.

  • Owusu, Richard, C. Mushinda, I. Antai, Kofi Q.Dadzie and Evelyn M. Winston (2016), “Which UGC Features Drive Web Purchasing Intent? A Spike-and-Slab Bayesian Variable Selection Approach,” Internet Research, Vol. 26, No.1 (22-37).
  • Dadzie, Kofi Q. (2015), “Dynamic Transformation and Marketing Channels in African Markets” (editorial), Journal of Marketing Channels, Vol. 22, No. 2 (April-June), 82-83.
  • Dadzie, Kofi Q., Evelyn M. Winston and Robert Hinson (2015), “Competing with Marketing Channels and Logistics in Africa’s Booming Markets: An Investigation of Emerging Supply Chain Management Practices in Ghana,” Journal of Marketing Channels, Vol. 22, No. 2 (April-June), 137-152.
  • Dadzie, Kofi Q., Charlene A. Dadzie, Evelyn M. Winston, and Charles Blankson (2013), “Inclusive Economic Development Programs and Consumers’ Access to Credit in Emerging Market Economies: The Public Policy Role of Marketing in Rural Bank Programs in Ghana,” Journal of Public Policy and Marketing, Vol. 32 (May), 59-69.
  • Ferguson, Jodie L., Kofi Q. Dadzie and Wesley J. Johnston (2008), “Country of Origin Effects in Service Evaluations in Emerging Markets: Some Insights from Five West African Countries,” Journal of Business and Industrial Marketing, Vol. 23, No. 6, 429-437.
  • Dadzie, Kofi Q., Wesley J. Johnston and Jacqueline Pels (2008), “Business-to-Business Marketing Practices in West Africa, Argentina and the United States,” Journal of Business and Industrial Marketing, Vol. 23, No. 2, 115-123.
  • Dadzie, Kofi Q., and Evelyn M. Winston (2007) “Consumer Response to Stock-out In the Internet Supply Chain,” International Journal of Physical Distribution and Logistics Management, Vol. 37, No. 1, 19-42.
  • Winston, Evelyn M. and Kofi Q. Dadzie (2007), “Organizational Culture in Cote d’ Ivoire: Analysis of Cultural Types and Firm Performance,” Journal of African Business, Vol. 8(1), 99-112.
  • Dadzie, Kofi Q., Cristian Chelariu, and Evelyn M. Winston (2005), “Customer Service in the Internet-Enabled Logistics Supply Chain,” Journal of Business Logistics, Vol. 26, No. 1, 53-78.
  • Dadzie, Kofi Q., Evelyn M. Winston and Kofi Afriyie (2003), “The Effects of Normative Social Beliefs and Customer Satisfaction On the Sustainability of Rural Savings Programs in Ghana,” Management Decisions, Vol. 4., No. 2, 233-240.