Portrait of Dr Gloria Appiah

Dr Gloria Appiah

Lecturer in Entrepreneurship


Dr Gloria Appiah received her postgraduate diploma in Research Methods with Distinction and her PhD from at the University of Roehampton, UK. In 2013, she graduated from the University of West of England with an MSc in International Management. She also has a First-Class degree in Culture and Tourism from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Ghana.

Research interests

Gloria's research interests lie in the broad areas of creativity, innovation and entrepreneurship in organisations. Dr Appiah is particularly interested in how these concepts manifest in the context of small, constrained businesses. Some specific research interests include small businesses’ creativity, creativity and entrepreneurial processes, deviance and creativity, and organisational routines.


Gloria's teaching interests are in the areas of organisational creativity, innovation, and entrepreneurship.


  • Member, British Academy of Management
  • Member, Institute of Small Businesses and Entrepreneurship 
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