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Dr Valentah Manase

Assistant Professor

Faculty of Society & Design

Accepting PhD Students

Research interests

My areas of research include:

Strategy and Strategic Management with a focus on the construction industry. Specific areas under this include diversification strategies in construction, competitive positioning and differentiation of contracting organisations and innovative organisational structures and business models.

Other research areas are construction law including dispute avoidance and resolution. Procurement, tendering and Estimating are further areas that reflect my interests. Emerging areas of research interest include infrastructure and asset management and affordable housing.


  • Doctorate of Business Administration, Glasgow Caledonian University, Award Date: 25 Nov 2020
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA), Birmingham City University, Award Date: 29 Apr 2008
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Management Studies , Award Date: 15 Nov 2006
  • Post Graduate Certificate in Business Studies , Award Date: 7 Jul 2005
  • Quantity Surveying , BSci, Award Date: 26 Jul 2002

Fields of Research

  • Building
  • Strategy, management and organisational behaviour

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