Sally Kah


Universities & Institutions

  • Liverpool John Moores University

Areas of Interest

  • Social entrepreneurship
  • Social impact measurement

Dr Sally Kah is a Lecturer in Human Resource Management at Liverpool Business School.

She teaches Social Enterprise and Strategic HR Theory and Practice, Social Political Economic and Legal context, and Research Methods to undergraduates. At the Business School, she is a member of the Small Business and Entrepreneurship Research (SBER) group and International Business Management and Strategy (IBMS) group.
Externally, she is a committee member of the Special Interest Group for Social and Sustainable Enterprise at the Institute for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (ISBE). Other roles include mentoring entrepreneurs at StartUp Incubator Gambia.

After completing her undergraduate degree in Business and Marketing at Liverpool Hope University (LHU), she progressed to a Masters degree in Marketing Management. On completion of the degree, she worked as an International Graduate Advocate for the International Recruitment Office at LHU. Her central role was recruiting international students from the UK and Europe. She was also involved in the recruitment of students from Africa, Asia and the USA.

Following a successful UnLtd application in 2013, she established a social enterprise fashion brand to provide economic opportunities for artisans in Africa. This project inspired her to undertake a PhD in Social Entrepreneurship at Liverpool John Moores University. In September 2018, Sally joined Liverpool Business School as a Lecturer.

Her research is largely in the areas of entrepreneurship and social entrepreneurship. Her main interest in entrepreneurship is entrepreneurial intentions of entrepreneurs in informal economies. For social entrepreneurship, sally is particularly interested in social impact measurement processes of social enterprises. She has presented papers at conferences – BAM, ISBE and ISIRC on this topic areas, and developed the papers for journal publications. Currently, she is working on a number of projects, including social transformation in developing economies, impact measurement in relation to the triple bottom line, complexity of social entrepreneurship models and impact of vocational education and training.

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