Onajomo Akemu, PhD

Assistant Professor, Management & Entrepreneurship,, Assistant Professor, Management & Entrepreneurship,

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Research interests

I study the question: how do managers of entrepreneurial firms make strategic decisions that impact their organizations and broader sets of stakeholders of the organization? My research currently centers on how entrepreneurial decision makers are implicated in the emergence of firms, the crafting of organizational identity, and the maintenance of organizational boundaries.

Personal profile

Onajomo (Ona) Akemu is an Assistant Professor in Strategy & Entrepreneurship with expertise in entrepreneurial decision making. He started his academic career after receiving a PhD from the Rotterdam School of Management (RSM), an M.Sc. in Petroleum Engineering from Imperial College, London, and an MBA from London Business School (LBS). His research and teaching focuses on: (1) decision making and strategy implementation within nascent entrepreneurial ventures; (2) improving qualitative methodology; and (3) managerial effectiveness in established organizations.

Onajomo’s research has been published in reputable academic journals, such as Journal of Management Studies and Organizational Research Methods. Prior to graduate studies, he worked as an engineer/consultant in the international oil & gas industry and also advised start-up enterprises in The Netherlands.

A native of Nigeria, Onajomo has lived in the United Kingdom, Russia, The Netherlands, and now Kazakhstan. He is fluent in English, Dutch, Yoruba and West African Creole.

Education/Academic qualification

Management, PhD

Award Date: Feb 17 2017

General Management, MBA

Award Date: Sep 1 2011

Engineeering, MSc

Award Date: Oct 1 2001

Chemical Engineering, BSc

Award Date: Nov 1 1998

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