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Kolawole Yusuff

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  • Dark Side of Executive Psychology: How CEO Personality Affects Firm’s Stakeholders

Kolawole Yusuff is a Henley Business School PhD student in the department of Leadership, Organisations and Behaviour.

Kolawole's research interest is in understanding the role of language in and about organisation. His research examines discourses and discursive practices employed by organisational actors in performing various organisational functions in different contexts. Kolawole's current research examines how leaders perform accountability when they come under public scrutiny for organisational actions or decisions.

In addition to his studies, Kolawole is also involved in teaching, invigilation and mentoring other students within Henley Business School.

His publications include the following:

Vincent, O. and Yusuff, K. (2019) Role of industry context in the firm environmental-financial performance link: Evidence from extractive sector. Journal of Developing Areas, 54(1), 135-148.

George, O., Yusuff, K.M., and Cornelius, N. (2017) The good, the bad and the ugly in the melting pot: The challenges of Nigerianising diversity management. Equality, Diversity and Inclusion: An International Journal, 36(3): 238-254.

Yusuff, K. M., George, S. and Icha-Ituma, A. (2015) Linking Perceived Workplace Discrimination with Contextual Performance in the Nigerian Higher Educational System. FUNAI Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences, 1(2), 32-46.

Bolade-Ogunfodun, Y., Yusuff, K., and Ikwuegbu, O. (2020) Nigeria’s traditional virtue ethics: Ọmọlúàbí and its implications for business and management. In: Ogunyemi, K. (ed.) African Virtue Ethics Traditions for Business and Management (Chapter 3, pp. 117-136.). Edward Elgar Publishing, Cheltenham, UK. ISBN 9781789905953.

Ikwuegbu, O., Bolade-Ogunfodun, Y., Yusuff, K., and Bernd, V. (2021) Igba-boi…In O. Adeola, Indigenous African Enterprise: The Igbo Traditional Business School (I-TBS) (Advanced Series in Management, Volume 26, Chapter 13, pp. 247-262), Emerald Publishing Limited, ISSN: 1877-6361

Kolawole obtained an MSc in Organisational Behaviour in 2015 from the University of Lagos, Nigeria, and a BSc in Business Administration from the University of Benin in 2010. Additionally, Kolawole is a Fellow of the UK Higher Education Academy.