Gbola Gbadamosi

Dr Gbola Gbadamosi

  • 01202 968748
  • ggbadamosi at bournemouth dot ac dot uk
  • Academic Grade 9
  • Christchurch House C116, Talbot Campus, Fern Barrow, Poole, BH12 5BB
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Biography

Gbola brings international teaching and research experience in Organisational Behaviour and HRM. His background is diverse (from five countries and the UNDP), inclusive of collaborative research and consultancy work. He is interested in multi-methods research approach having used a variety of quantitative and qualitative methods in his works. He is an active reviewer for over a dozen scholarly journals and several academic conferences. As an educator, his academic research informs his pedagogic approach. He also has management consulting experience in Europe, Asia and Africa.

Parallel to his teaching duties, Gbola current research and supervision interest focusses on four streams: (1) Managing unethical work practices; (2) Employee health, wellbeing and work-life balance; (3) Employee engagement and commitment; and (4) Career aspirations and self-efficacy in higher education including students’ part-time work and employability.

Gbola has experience in research supervision at the PhD level and welcomes enquiries from keen and highly dedicated individuals on doctoral research supervision especially in the above areas.

Journal Articles

  • Adisa, T., Osabutey, E. and Gbadamosi, G., 2016. Understanding the causes and consequences of work-family conflict: an exploratory study of Nigerian employees. Employee Relations, 38 (5), 770-788.
  • Adisa, T., Gbadamosi, G. and Osabutey, E., 2016. Work-family Balance: A Case Analysis of Coping Strategies Adopted by Nigerian and British Working Mothers. Gender in Management: an international journal, 31 (7), 479-495.
  • Gbadamosi, G., Evans, C., Richardson, M. and Ridolfo, M., 2015. Employability and students' part-time work in the UK: does self-efficacy and career aspiration matter? BRITISH EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH JOURNAL, 41 (6), 1086-1107.
  • Haffar, M., Al-Karaghouli, W., Irani, Z., Djebarni, R. and Gbadamosi, G., 2015. The influence of individual readiness for change dimensions on quality management implementation in Algerian manufacturing organisations. International Journal of Production Economics.
  • Gbadamosi, G., Evans, C. and Obalola, M.A., 2015. Multitasking, but for what benefit? The dilemma facing Nigerian university students regarding part-time working. Journal of Education and Work.
  • Gbadamosi, G., 2015. Should we bother improving students’ attendance at seminars. Innovations in Education and Teaching International, 52 (2), 196-206.
  • Evans, C., Maxfield, T. and Gbadamosi, G., 2015. Using part-time working to support graduate employment: Needs and perceptions of employers. Industry and Higher Education, 29 (4), 305-314.
  • Richardson, M., Evans, C. and Gbadamosi, G., 2014. The work–study nexus: the challenges of balancing full-time business degree study with a part-time job. Research in Post-Compulsory Education, 19 (3), 302-309.
  • Evans, C., Gbadamosi, G. and Richardson, M., 2014. Flexibility, compromise and opportunity: students’ perceptions of balancing part-time work with a full-time business degree. The International Journal of Management Education, 12 (2), 80-90.
  • de Jager, J. and Gbadamosi, G., 2013. Predicting students' satisfaction through service quality in Higher Education. The International Journal of Management Education, 11 (3), 107-118.
  • Gbadamosi, G. and Ross, C., 2012. Perceived stress and performance appraisal discomfort: the moderating effects of core self-evaluations and gender. Public Personnel Management, 41 (4), 637-659.
  • Evans, C., Gbadamosi, G., Wells, J. and Scott, I., 2012. Balancing the Yin and Yang: A discussion on the role of universities in developing softer skills in accountancy. Industry and Higher Education, 26, 1-8.
  • Omoteso, K. and Gbadamosi, G., 2010. Decision Models, Decision Aids and Strategic Decision Making. International Journal of Management and Decision Making, 11 (1), 1-103.
  • De Jager, J. and Gbadamosi, G., 2010. Specific remedy for specific problem: measuring service quality in South African Higher Education. Higher Education, 60, 251-267.
  • Gbadamosi, G. and De Jager, J., 2009. "What You See Is What You Get": Service quality, students' perceptions and satisfaction at South African universities. South African Journal of Higher Education, 23, 877-893.
  • Gbadamosi, G. and Evans, C., 2009. CPD as a hyperbole: why don’t employers mention it in managerial job adverts. Journal of Management Development, 28, 414-424.
  • Richardson, M., Evans, C., Gbadamosi, G. and Ridolfo, M., 2009. Funding full-time study through part-time work. Journal of Education and Work, 22, 319-334.
  • Gbadamosi, G. and Iyanda, O., 2007. IAABD five years after: Looking back to the future. Journal of African Business, 8, 131-144.
  • Gbadamosi, G., Ndaba, J. and Oni, F., 2007. Predicting charlatan behaviour in a non-Western setting: lack of trust or absence of commitment? Journal of Management Development, 26, 753-769.
  • Gbadamosi, G., 2006. Corruption perception and sustainable development: Sharing Bostwana's anti-graft agency experiences. South African Journal of Economic and Management Sciences, 9, 262-276.
  • Gbadamosi, G., 2006. Predictors and correlates of charlatan behaviour in a non-western context. Journal of Global Business and Technology, 2, 23-32.
  • Gbadamosi, G. and Joubert, P., 2005. Money ethic, moral conduct and work related attitudes: field study from the public sector in Swaziland. Journal of Management Development, 24, 754-763.
  • Gbadamosi, G., 2005. Ritualism, symbolism and magic in consultancy practice: an exploratory investigation. Management Decision, 43, 1129-1146.
  • Gbadamosi, G., 2004. Academic ethics: what has morality, culture and administration got to do with its measurement? Management Decision, 42, 1145-1161.
  • Gbadamosi, G., 2003. HRM and the commitment rhetoric: challenges for Africa. Management Decision, 41, 274-280.
  • Gbadamosi, G., 2001. Another look at organizational commitment: Some lessons for research and the management of human resources. Psychology and Education, 38 (1), 12-29.

Conferences

  • Gbadamosi, G., 2015. Employees are not always what we think they are: can we predict false performance? In: European Academy of Management (EURAM) Conference 17-20 June 2015 Warsaw, Poland.
  • Evans, C., Maxfield, T. and Gbadamosi, G., 2014. “Using part-time work to support graduate employment aspirations: perceptions of employers and their implications for HEIs”. In: HEA Annual Conference 2-3 July 2014 Birmingham, UK.
  • Gbadamosi, G. and Secchi, D., 2014. “Attitudes towards corruption: A behavioural study of Nigerian workers”,. In: European Academy of Management (EURAM) Conference 4-7 June 2014 Valencia, Spain.
  • Evans, C., Richardson, M. and Gbadamosi, G., 2012. ‘Issues of Engagement due to Students’ Part-Time Working: Time for a Change of Approach’. In: RAISE Conference on ‘Student Engagement as a shared agenda: people, places, practices’, 14th September 2102, Southampton (University of Southampton, UK) 14 September 2012 Southampton, UK.
  • Dunnion, M., Gbadamosi, G. and Francis-Smythe, J., 2012. The Masked Employee: A qualitative investigation of the false performer’s unethical behaviour in the workplace. In: British Academy of Management Conference 11-13 September 2012 Cardiff, UK.
  • Dunnion, M., Gbadamosi, G. and Francis-Smythe, J., 2012. On the Trail of the False Performer: A qualitative investigation into how to detect unethical workplace behaviour. In: Fifth ISBEE World Congress, 11-14 July 2012 Warsaw, Poland.
  • Evans, C., Richardson, M. and Gbadamosi, G., 2012. “Compromises, opportunities and connections: balancing part-time work with a full-time business degree”,. In: 12th Annual University of Worcester Supporting Learning and Teaching Conference, 19 June 2012 Worcester, UK.
  • Gbadamosi, G., Evans, C., Richardson, M. and Ridolfo, M., 2012. ‘Employability and part-time work: motives, career aspiration and self-efficacy’. In: ABS / HEA Learning & Teaching Conference 24-25 April 2012 Manchester, UK.
  • Dunnion, M., Gbadamosi, G. and Francis-Smythe, J., 2012. Detecting the ‘Jekyll and Hyde’ Employee: Management and non-management perceptions of the false performer in the workplace. In: British Psychological Society Annual Conference, 18-20 April 2012 London, UK.
  • Dunnion, M., Gbadamosi, G. and Francis-Smythe, J., 2011. Detecting the “Jekyll and Hyde” Employee: Management and non-management perceptions of the false performer in the workplace. In: European Business Ethics Network (EBEN) Conference 11-15 July 2011 Antwerp, Belgium.
  • Gbadamosi, G. and Adebayo, A., 2011. Employability in higher education in a non-western context: the impact of gender, age and job status. In: Delener, N., Fuxman, L., Lu, F.V. and Rivera-Solis, L.E., eds. Global Business and Technology Association (GBATA) 12-16 July 2011 Istanbul, Turkey. Global Business and Technology Association (GBATA), 298-306.
  • Gbadamosi, G. and Bello, M., 2009. The King’s new clothes in the eyes of the beholder: developing a measurement scale for attitude towards corruption. In: Kaynak, E. and Harcar, T.D., eds. 18th World Business Congress, International Management Development Association (IMDA) 1-5 July 2009 Tbilisi, Georgia. IMDA, 73-78.
  • Gbadamosi, G. and Ndaba, J.. Corporate wellness programme: of what value are gender differences? In: Delener, N. and Chao, C., eds. Global Business and Technology Association (GBATA) 12-16 July 2005 Lisbon, Portugal. 437-444.
  • De Jager, J.W. and Gbadamosi, G.. Customer satisfaction in higher education in selected African countries. In: International Conference on Higher Education Marketing (ICHEM 2011) 18-20 April 2011 Cairo, Egypt. Academy of Marketing.
  • Gbadamosi, G., Evans, C., Richardson, M. and Ridolfo, M.. Employability and part-time work: motives, career aspiration and self-efficacy. In: Learning and Teaching Conference - ‘Innovation in challenging times’ 24-25 April 2012 Manchester, UK. Association of Business Schools/Higher Education Academy/British Academy of Management.
  • Dunnion, M.F., Gbadamosi, G. and Francis-Smythe, J.. The Masked Employee: A qualitative investigation of the false performer’s unethical behaviour in the workplace. In: British Academy of Management (BAM)2012 Conference 11-13 September 2012 Cardiff, UK.
  • Gbadamosi, G.. Wellness at work: profile of employees in Botswana. In: Kaynak, E. and Harcar, T.D., eds. 18th World Business Congress, International Management Development Association (IMDA) 1-5 July 2009 Tbilisi, Georgia. IMDA, 496-505.
  • Gbadamosi, G.. What if I don’t trust management, can I pretend? In: Kaynak, E. and Harcar, T.D., eds. International Management Development Research Yearbook, Vol. XIV, Proceedings of the Fourteenth World Business Congress, (IMDA) 10-14 July 2005 Granada, Spain. IMDA, 17-23.
  • De Jager, J.W. and Gbadamosi, G.. Why Select and Remain in my University: Re-examining Higher Education in South Africa. In: Signe, S., ed. Global and Local Dynamics in African Business and Development, IAABD 2008 Proceedings 20-24 May 2008 University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida. 189-196.
  • Gbadamosi, G.. Would employee performance evaluation influence their commitment? An exploratory investigation. In: Kaynak, E. and Harcar, T.D., eds. Global Business: Coping with Uncertainty, International Management Development Research Yearbook, Vol. XIII, Proceedings of the Thirteenth World Business Congress, (IMDA) 14-18 July 2004 Maastricht, The Netherlands. IMDA, 140-144.
  • Gbadamosi, G., Oni, F.O. and Ndaba, J.. Employee commitment and trust in management as correlates of charlatan behaviour and performance in Swaziland. In: Delener, N. and Chao, C., eds. Global Business and Technology Association – GBATA 8-12 June 2004 Cape Town, South Africa. GBATA, 293-299.
  • Gbadamosi, G.. Ethics, corruption and economic prosperity in Africa: Botswana experiences. In: Muuka, G.N., ed. Building Bridges for African Business and Development, IAABD 2004 Proceedings 7-10 April 2004 Atlanta, Georgia, USA. IAABD.
  • Gbadamosi, G. and Osuagwu, L.. False performance as unethical behaviour: re-examining the organisational charlatan scale. In: Ayadi, F., ed. Building new strategic partnerships for Africa’s economic development, IAABD 2007 Proceedings 29 May-2 June 2007 London, UK. IAABD, 572-578.
  • Gbadamosi, G. and Iyanda, O.. IAABD five years after: Looking backwards to the future. In: Muuka, G.N., ed. Building Bridges for African Business and Development, IAABD 2004 Proceedings 7-10 April 2004 Atlanta, Georgia, USA. 17-22.
  • Gbadamosi, G.. Identifying behavioural correlates and predictors of false performance in Botswana. In: Cantwell, J. and Kiyak, T., eds. Academy of International Business (AIB) 30 June-3 July 2008 Milan, Italy. East Lansing MI: Academy of International Business.
  • Gbadamosi, G.. Measuring ethics and corruption perception in Botswana. In: Boyacigiller, N. and Kiyak, T., eds. Proceedings of the 46th Annual Meeting of the Academy of International Business (AIB) 10-13 July 2004 Stockholm, Sweden. East Lansing MI: Academy of International Business.
  • Gbadamosi, G. and De Jager, J.W.. Measuring Service Quality in South Africa Higher Education: Developing a Multidimensional Scale. In: Fuxman, L., Delener, N., Lu, F.V. and Rivera-Solis, L.E., eds. Global Business and Technology Association (GBATA) 8-12 July 2008 Madrid, Spain. GBATA, 375-384.
  • Gbadamosi, G. and Joubert, P.. Money ethic and moral conduct in the public sector: A preliminary investigation in Swaziland. In: Muuka, G.N., ed. Building Bridges for African Business and Development, IAABD 2004 Proceedings 7-10 April 2004 Atlanta, Georgia, USA. 197-203.
  • Gbadamosi, G.. Money profile and related ethical conduct in a non-Western context. In: Kaynak, E. and Harcar, T.D., eds. Fifteen World Business Congress, (IMDA) 18-21 June 2006 Sarajevo, Bosnia & Herzegovina. IMDA, 375-382.
  • Dunnion, M., Gbadamosi, G. and Francis-Smythe, J.. On the Trail of the False Performer: A qualitative investigation into how to detect unethical workplace behaviour. In: The Fifth ISBEE World Congress 2012 11-14 July 2012 Poland.
  • Gbadamosi, G.. Perceived Stress, Performance Appraisal Discomfort and Core Self-evaluation in a Non-Western Context. In: Sinkovics, R.R. and Yamin, M., eds. International Business in the Age of Anxiety, 2006 Proceedings of AIB-UK 7-8 April 2006 Manchester. AIB.
  • Gbadamosi, G. and Bello, M.. Profiling corruption perception in Africa: the role of religion, gender, education and age. In: Delener, N., Fuxman, L., Lu, V.F., Putnova, A. and Rivera-Solis, L.E., eds. Global Business and Technology Association (GBATA) 7-11 July 2009 Prague, Czech Republic.
  • Gbadamosi, G.. Stress at Work: Any Potential Redirection From an African Sample? In: Signe, S., ed. Global and Local Dynamics in African Business and Development, IAABD 2008 Proceedings 20-24 May 2008 University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida. 503-510.

PhD Students

  • Oladokun Ogunniyi (Work-life Balance and Cultural Orientations in Nigeria Banks)
  • Angela Baron (On Human Resource Departments and their bad reputation)

Profile of Teaching PG

  • Dissertation Supervision - PG [MSc & MBA]
  • Leadership and Organisational Behaviour - MBA
  • People Resourcing and Development - MSc
  • Research Methods - MSc

Profile of Teaching UG

  • Dissertation Supervision - UG

Grants

  • Extending the frontiers of job fit through matching aspirations and widening participation: employers’ desires, graduate skills and raising aspirations (British Academy, 28 Mar 2016). In Progress

Qualifications

  • PG Cert in Teaching & Learning in Higher Education (2010)
  • BSc (Hons) in Psychology (1984)
  • MSc in Industrial Relations & Personnel Management (1986)
  • PhD in Organisational Behaviour & HRM (1996)

Memberships

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