BSc Hons, PGCTLHE, MBA, PhD
Principal Lecturer in Banking, Quality Enhancement
Dr Sallyanne Decker is a Principal Lecturer in Banking and Finance and the AC04 for Quality Enhancement. She joined the University of Greenwich in 2009 from London Metropolitan University, where she had lectured since 1998. Dr Decker has also taught as a Visiting Lecturer in Global Financial Markets at ESCEM Tours-Poitiers in France.
Her research focuses on the areas of credit union development, corporate social responsibility in the financial services sector and structural change and competition in banking. Dr Decker has been an Associate Consultant for the Association of British Credit Unions since 2003 and was an appointed Chief Examiner of the Institute of Financial Services’ Award in Credit Union Practice from 2008 - 2011. She is also a member of the Association of Business Executives and a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.
Responsibilities within the university
Dr Decker lectures on the following courses:
- AC04 for Quality Enhancement
- Global Banking and Financial Regulation
- Financial Markets and Bank Management
- Corporate Finance
Recent publicationsDecker, O.S. (2012) Structural Change and Competition in the Sierra Leone Banking Sector: An Empirical Investigation in (ed.) O.E.G. Johnson, Economic Challenges and Policy Issues in early 21st century Sierra Leone, International Growth Centre http://www.theigc.org/article/economic-challenges-and-policy-issues-early-21st-century-sierra-leone
Decker, O.S. (2010) Exploring the CSR agenda of British credit unions. International Journal of Banking, Accounting and Finance, 2(3) pp. 275–294.
Decker, O.S. (2010) CSR, Trust and Reputation in the Financial Services Sector. In: Idowu, S., and Filho, W.L. (eds.) Professional Perspectives on Corporate Social Responsibility. Kluwer Publishers.
Decker, O.S. (2008) Finance for All: British Credit Unions and the Promotion of an Inclusive Society. In: Cato, M., Jones, P., and Bickle, R. (eds.) Robert Owen: Practical Visionary for the 21st Century. Scottish Left Review Press (with Paul A. Jones).
Decker, O.S., with Jones, P.A. (2007) The development of Southwark Credit Union, research report. Research Unit for Financial Inclusion. Liverpool: John Moores University.
Decker, O.S. (2006) Interdisciplinary curriculum development: the redesign of an economics module. Investigations in University Teaching and Learning, 4(1), pp. 24–36. ISSN 1740-5106.
Decker, O.S. (2004) Corporate social responsibility and structural change in financial services. Managerial Auditing Journal, 19(6), pp. 712–728. ISSN 0268-6902.
Recent conference presentations
Decker, O.S. (2010) Outreach competences of British credit unions and their role in promoting financial inclusion. In: European Institute for Advanced Studies in Management, 5th Workshop on Organisational Change and Development. Vienna, Austria, 23–24 September 2010.
Decker, O.S., and Bladen, A. (2010) Performance measurement and accountability in British credit unions: case study evidence. In: 8th International Management Control Research Conference. London, UK, 8–10 September 2010.
Decker, O.S. (2009) Poverty and exclusion: the role of microfinance NGOs in Sierra Leone. In: Social Responsibility Network, 8th Annual CSR Conference. Cape Town, South Africa, 8–10 September 2009.