Duke Afrane started education from him formative years in Ghana, where he pursued a Bsc (Hons) Psychology from the University of Cape Coast. He proceeded to the University of Buckingham, UK to study an Msc Management in a Global service economy on the fully-funded Commonwealth shared scholarship. He practiced as a freelance consultant where the skills acquired from masters degree was used in streamlining business operations of start-ups in Ghana. He is currently enrolled as a PhD researcher at the Technological University of Dublin on a fully-funded scholarship.

Research Interests

Psychological Capital among employees, Public sector performance improvements, Positivity among employees, Longitudinal and experimental methods

Peer Reviewed Journal

Year Publication
2018 Duke Debrah Afrane (2018) 'The Role Organizational Commitment Plays in Organizational citizenship Behaviours of Employees: A Study Conducted within the Ghanaian public sector'. International Business Management, 6 (4):170-177. [Full-Text]

Book Chapter

Year Publication
2020 Duke Debrah Afrane (2020) 'Co-authoring Strategies in Business Research' In: TU Dublin Arrow. Irelamd : TU Dublin. [Full-Text]
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Professional Associations

Description Function From / To
Irish Academy of Management Promote the advancement of research, knowledge and education in the field of organisation and management studies -
Academy of African Business and Development Promote knowledge and research that are aimed at improving business progress in Africa -
Academy of Management Build a vibrant and supportive community of scholars by markedly expanding opportunities to connect and explore ideas -

Honors and Awards

Date Title Awarding Body
10/03/2017 VS Mahesh Memorial Prize for the best Service Management student University of Buckingham
14/01/2016 Commonwealth Shared Scholarship UK Government Commonwealth Scholarship
16/09/2019 TU Dublin Postgraduate Research Scholarship TU Dublin


Committee Function From / To
Irish International Business and Management Conference 2024 Part of organising team and review of papers received for the conference -


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Teaching Interests

Leadership, Motivation Theories, application and Developments in Motivation, Personality