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Prof.Gordian Udechukwu Ojiako Academic RankProfessor


  • PhD Business, University of Hull, UK, 2015 PhD Project Management, University of Northumbria, UK, 2005

Research Interests:

  • Project Management; Alternative Dispute Resolution


2017 University of London, LLB in Laws 2015 University of Hull, PhD in Business 2007 University of Northumbria at Newcastle, Postgraduate Certificate in Academic & Professional Learning 2005 University of Northumbria at Newcastle, PhD in Project Management 1997 South Bank University, London, MSc in Construction Management 1994 University of Nigeria, BEngr (Hons) in Civil Engineering
University of Sharjah – 2017 to Present
Editorial Board Member: Production Planning and Control Editorial Board Member: International Journal of Project Management
Fellow, United Kingdom Higher Education Academy (from 2006)
Currently undertaking research exploring how public policy serves as a ground for challenging and vacating domestic arbitral awards in the UAE (focus on construction projects)
Chipulu, M., Ojiako, U., Marshall, A., Williams, T., Bititci, U., Mota, C., Shou, Y., Thomas, A., El Dirani, A., Maguire, S., and Stamati, T. (2019), A dimensional analysis of stakeholder assessment of project outcomes, Production Planning & Control, In Press. Marshall, A., Ojiako, U., Wang, V., Lin, F., and Chipulu, M. (2019), Forecasting Unknown/Unknowns by Boosting the Risk Radar within the Risk Intelligent Organisation, International Journal of Forecasting, In Press. Chipulu, M., Marshall, A., Ojiako, U., and Mota, C. (2018). Reasoned Ethical Engagement: Ethical values of consumers as primary antecedents of instrumental actions towards multinationals. Journal of Business Ethics, Vol. 147, No. 1, pp. 221-238. Chipulu, M., Ojiako, U., Marshall, A., Williams, T., Neoh, J., Mota, C., and Shou, Y. (2016). Building Cultural Intelligence: Insights from project management job advertisements. Production Planning and Control, Vol. 27, No. 3, pp. 133-147. Ojiako, U., Chipulu, M., Marshall, A., Ashleigh, M., Maguire, S., Williams, T., and Obokoh, L., (2015). Heterogeneity and Perception Congruence of Project Outcomes. Production Planning & Control, Vol. 26, No. 11, pp. 858-873. Marshall, A., Ashleigh, M., Baden, D., Ojiako, U., and Guidi, M. (2015). Corporate Psychopathy: can 'search and destroy' and 'hearts and minds' military metaphors inspire HRM solutions? Journal of Business Ethics, Vol. 128, No. 3, pp. 495-504. Chipulu, M., Ojiako, U., Gardiner, P., Williams, T., Mota, C., Maguire, S., Shou, Y., Stamati, T., and Marshall, A. (2014).Exploring the impact of cultural values on project performance. International Journal of Operations and Production Management, Vol. 34, No. 3, pp. 364-389. Downing, M., Chipulu, M., Ojiako, U. and Kaparis, K. (2014).Advanced inventory planning and forecasting solutions: A case study of the UKTLCS Chinook maintenance programme. Production Planning and Control, Vol. 25, No. 1, pp. 73-90. Ojiako, U., Maguire, S., and Chipulu, M. (2013).'Thematic elements underlying the delivery of services in high-contact public service encounters. Production Planning and Control, Vol. 24, No. 6, pp. 532-545. Maguire, S., Ojiako, U., Papadopoulos, T., Shafti, F., Koh, SCH., and Kanellis, P. (2012).Synchronicity and Alignment of Productivity: The Real Value from Services Science?. Production Planning & Control, Vol. 23, No. 7, pp. 498-512.
2017 Jumah Rashid Al-Mazrouie, British University in Dubai (PhD supervision - Completed 05/17) 2017 PhD Yacoub Petro, British University in Dubai (PhD supervision - Completed 05/17) 2014 Dr. Lawrence Obokoh, Faculty of Management, University of Johannesburg, South Africa – Postdoc supervision. 2011 MPhil Hong Park, University of Southampton (MPhil supervision - Completed 07/11)
2012-2014 Project Management South Africa (PMSA) Excellence in Research Award.
College of Engineering Research Committee
Engaged and student centered
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