Osikhuemhe Okwilagwe

Dr Osikhuemhe Okwilagwe

  • 01202 968723
  • ookwilagwe at bournemouth dot ac dot uk
  • Lecturer In Strategy
  • Executive Business Centre EB501, Bournemouth University, 89 Holdenhurst Road, Bournemouth, BH8 8EB
Back to top

Biography

Dr Osikhuemhe Okwilagwe is a Lecturer in Strategy in the Faculty of Management, Department of Marketing, Strategy and Innovation. She worked in the public sector in Nigeria before joining academia. She is the Programme Leader for MSc Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship. She is a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (SFHEA). Dr Osikhuemhe's research interests are closely aligned to strategic management in the public sector, public policy, public private partnerships and regional development in emerging and developing countries. She is supervising a PhD student in the area of collaboration, B2B marketing, supply chain relationships and social media. Current research focuses on collaboration processes shaping and impacting local regeneration partnerships. The research also investigates the explanations, reasoning and lessons learnt from the collaborative processes in local regeneration partnerships. She has disseminated her research in book chapters and at various leading international conferences in United Kingdom, Spain, Poland and Mauritius.

Chapters

  • Okwilagwe, O., 2017. Towards Rethinking Public Private Partnership Implementation: Insights from the Nigerian Context. In: Leitão, J., Sarmento, S.M. and Aleluia, J., eds. The Emerald Handbook of Public-Private Partnerships in Developing and Emerging Economies: Perspectives on Public Policy, Entrepreneurship and Poverty.. Emerald Publishing Limited.
  • Okwilagwe, O. and Apostolakis, C., 2016. Public-Private Partnerships for Enhancing Organizational Capabilities in Nigeria. In: Kazeroony, H., ed. Sustainable Management Development in Africa Building Capabilities to Serve African Organizations. New York: Routledge.

Conferences

  • Okwilagwe, O., 2017. Forces for partnership working or farce: accountability and transparency practices in Nigeria local regeneration partnerships. In: The 5th International Conference on Managing Organizations in Africa 29 August-1 September 2017 Mauritius.
  • Okwilagwe, O. and Apostolakis, C., 2017. Implementation of Partnership Work: Key considerations and implications from the Nigerian Local Regeneration. In: British Academy of Management (BAM) 6-8 September 2016 Newcastle University.
  • Apostolakis, C., 2017. Strategies for Collaborative Work Delivery: The Case of Local Regeneration Partnerships in Nigeria. In: British Academy of Management 6-8 September 2016 Newcastle University.
  • Okwilagwe, 2016. Paving the Way for Quality Public Services Delivery in Nigeria. In: British Academy of Management 7-10 September 2015 Portsmouth, United Kingdom.
  • Okwilagwe, O., Apostolakis, C. and Erdélyi, P., 2015. Necessity or Opportunity? Public Private Partnerships for Local Regeneration in Nigeria. In: European Academy of Management Conference 17 June-20 July 2015 Warsaw, Poland.
  • Okwilagwe, O., Apostolakis, C. and Erdélyi, P., 2014. Facilitating Collaboration Processes in Partnership Working in Nigeria. In: British Academy of Management Conference 9-11 September 2014 Belfast, Northern Ireland.
  • Apostolakis, C. and Okwilagwe, O., 2014. Collaboration for Public Private Partnerships: In Support of an Entrepreneurial Ethos? 35-42.

Theses

  • Okwilagwe, 2017. Collaboration processes in partnership working: local regeneration in Nigeria. PhD Thesis. Bournemouth University, Faculty of Management.

PhD Students

  • Ilke Cicekly. Influence of Perceived Efficiency on B2B marketers use of social media in emerging countries: The case of Turkey’s logistics industry

Profile of Teaching PG

  • "Global Strategic Management" - MSc International Management
  • "Supply Chains, Networks and Markets" - MSc International Management
  • "Dissertation supervision" - MSc Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship

Profile of Teaching UG

  • "Organisational Leadership" - BA (Hons) International Management; BA (Hons) Business and Management; BA (Hons) Business Studies
  • "Organisational Behaviour and HRM" - BA (Hons) Accounting & Finance
  • "Understanding Organisations and HRM" - BA (Hons) Business Studies
  • "Strategic Management" - BA (Hons) International Management; BA (Hons) Business and Management; BA (Hons) Business Studies
  • "Dissertation supervision" - BA (Hons) Business Studies

Invited Lectures

  • Nigeria Local Regeneration Partnerships, Bournemouth University, 21 Nov 2017 more

External Responsibilities

Internal Responsibilities

  • Programme Coordinator, MSc Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship, Department of Leadership, Strategy and Organisations
  • Social Sciences and Humanities Research Ethics Panel member, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Ethics Panel
  • Member, Faculty Research Degrees Committee
  • Faculty of Management, Department of Marketing, Strategy and Innovation Ethics Champion, Faculty of Management, Department of Marketing, Strategy and Innovation Ethics Committee

Qualifications

  • PhD in Strategy (Bournemouth University, 2017)
  • MBA in Management (University of Brighton, 2012)
  • MSc in Management (Robert Gordon University, 2010)

Honours

  • Service Excellence - Making a Difference Award (Bournemouth University, 2019)
  • You'Re Brilliant Award; student experience category (Student Union Bournemouth University, 2018)
  • Nominated for Vice-Chancellor's Staff Awards (as a member of The University Research Ethics Panel Team) - Responsibility Award category (Bournemouth University, 2018)
  • You'Re Brilliant Award; student experience category (Student Union Bournemouth University, 2017)
  • You'Re Brilliant Award; student experience category (Student Union Bournemouth University, 2016)
  • Vice-Chancellor PhD Schloarship (Bournemouth University, 2013)

Memberships

  • Institute of Directors, UK, Member (2016-),
  • British Academy of Management, Member (2013-),
  • European Academy of Management, Member (2013-),
  • Chartered Management Institute, Member (2009-),

Networks

  • Inter-Organisational Collaboration, Special Interest Group of the British Academy of Management.
  • Public Management and Governance, Special Interest Group of the British Academy of Management.
  • Strategy, Management and Marketing in Africa, Special Interest Group of the European Academy of Management.
  • Africa Research Group http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/business/businesscentres/africarg/index.aspx
  • Women's Academic Network at BU
The data on this page was last updated at 04:19 on October 22, 2020.