Department of Strategy and Innovation
Job market candidate Selorm Agbleze
Selorm Agbleze is a PhD fellow at the Department of Strategy and Innovation. He holds a Master of Philosophy in Marketing from the University of Ghana.
Before joining CBS in 2018, Selorm worked as Country Coordinator (Ghana) for the Social Innovation Research Lab, Schulich Business School, York University, Canada. He also served as a Lecturer in Ghana Communication Technology University and Teaching Assistant at Ashesi University.
Selorm is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (now AdvanceHE), UK.
Selorm Agbleze's PhD project focuses on strategy and entrepreneurship in contexts of high institutional incongruence. Across the three papers of the Thesis, he employs the Prospect theory, Behavioral Theory of the Firm, and Institutional theory to understand informal firms' decision to formalize in the presence of conflicting demands from the stakeholders of formal and informal institutions. The Thesis uses a series of experiments and also the World Bank's Informal Enterprise Survey data. The first paper of the Thesis won "Best Paper" at the African Academy of Management 2020 Biennial Conference. The second paper was a finalist for the "International Best Paper award" OMT Division Academy of Management 2021, Virtual.
Research Interest: Behavioural Strategy, Strategic Decision-Making, Entrepreneurial Decision-Making, Developing Economy Contexts