Risk governance, market competition and operational risk disclosure quality: a study of the ASEAN-5 banking sector’ in the Journal of Operational Risk.

Hits: 6 FRESH FROM THE PRESS: Our very own Dr Suen Kolade and colleagues from Indonesia (Etikah Karyani, and Setio Anggoro Dewo) have published another great manuscript on ‘Risk governance, market competition and operational risk disclosure quality: a study of the ASEAN-5 banking sector’ in the Journal of Operational Risk. The Highlights from the research

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Cultural Netizenship by Dr James Yeku

Hits: 12In Press: watch your space for this exciting monograph by Dr James Yeku @17855511929. “How does social media activism in Nigeria intersect with online popular forms—from GIFs to memes to videos—and become shaped by the repressive postcolonial state that propels resistance to dominant articulations of power? James Yékú proposes the concept of “cultural netizenship”—internet

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Environments for Joint University-Industry Laboratories (JUIL): Micro-level dimensions and research implications

Hits: 13Dr Adegbile, Dr Sarpong and Dr Kolade have published an article in the Technological Forecasting and Social Change, that investigates the micro-level dimensions that influence environments for Joint University-Industry Laboratories (JUIL). Although there are considerable scholarly interests on the environmental conditions necessary to support JUIL-the paper focus on the micro-level conditions that facilitate JUIL.

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Nigeria’s pastoralist-farmer conflict: Assessing drivers across ecological and socio-political dimensions

Hits: 106In this 2018 MA dissertation, award-winning journalist and African Scholars Forum member Taiwo Adebayo uses a political ecology framework to explore the perennial, and seemingly intractable, problem of the farmers-herdsmen crisis in Nigeria. Abstract In Nigeria, the pastoralist-farmer conflict has spiralled over the past decades and now ranks as the country’s top national security

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Strategy communication and transition dynamics amongst managers: a public sector organization perspective

Hits: 235Dr Demola Obembe, Dr Jarrah Al Mansour and Dr Oluwaseun Kolade have published a new article ‘Strategy communication and transition dynamics amongst managers: a public sector organization perspective’ in the Management Decision. The purpose of this paper is to build on the research-supported view that interactions between the top and middle management enhance the effective

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ASF Webinar 3.0: How I followed on the panelists’ suggestions

Hits: 171A few weeks ago, I attended the African Scholars Forum webinar, where we explored the career opportunities for PhD’s outside the academia. While I had read so much about this topic in the past, the workshop gave me fresh insights on how PhD holders can blend their academic experiences and skills with industry standards

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EXPLORING AND PREPARING FOR JOB OPPORTUNITIES OUTSIDE OF ACADEMIA

Hits: 197It is often assumed that the default career option for PhD graduates is in academia. The dynamics of the 21st century, knowledge economy and advent of the industry 4.0 have among other things upended this assumption. Transferable scientific skills and knowledge are becoming progressively valued in non-academic job sectors. However, navigating job opportunities and

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