Kwame J.A. Agyemang
Dr. Agyemang’s research attempts to better understand the connections between organizations and social facts (i.e., norms and social structures that affect human action; Durkheim, 1968). Extant work has focused on the social facts of race, celebrity and class and the implications they have for organizations and the people within organizational settings. He has published manuscripts in various journals, including Sport Management Review, Journal of Management Inquiry, Journal of African American Studies, International Journal of Sport Management, and International Review for the Sociology of Sport, among others. Dr. Agyemang is also the Deputy Editor for Sport, Business and Management: An International Journal and serves on the editorial board for the International Journal of Sport Communication, Journal of Amateur Sport, Journal of Issues in Intercollegiate Athletics, and International Journal of Sport Management.
- Advocate for Diversity Award
- Tiger Athletic Foundation (TAF) Undergraduate Teaching Award
- North American Society for Sport Management 2009-Present
- Academy of Management 2011-Present
- Africa Academy of Management 2015-Present
Selected PublicationsAgyemang, K.J.A., & Kellison, T.B., & Martin, T.G. (2017). Impression management: A review of (non-sport) organizational literature and opportunities for sport industry research. International Journal of Sport Management, 18(2), 240-258.
Agyemang, K.J.A., Williams, A.S., & Kim, D.Y. (2015). “Scandalous!”: Reputation, impression management, and employee assistance programs (EAPs) in the NBA. Sport Management Review, 18, 609-617.
Agyemang, K.J.A. (2012). Black male athlete activism and the link to Michael Jordan: A transformational leadership and social cognitive theory analysis. International Review for the Sociology of Sport, 47 (4), 433-445.
KIN7518: Social Issues in Sport
KIN4518: Governance and Policy Development in Sport
KIN3800: Legal and Ethical Issues in Sport