Dr Yemisi Bolade-Ogunfodun is a Postdoctoral Fellow in Managing People (MOOC) at Henley Business School, University of Reading. She previously obtained a PhD in Management from the School’s Department of Leadership Organisations and Behaviour. She has also previously held a Sessional Lectureship role.
Her PhD research specialises in the theory of organisational culture from an anthropological perspective, focusing on organisational contexts of cultural diversity such as post-merger/acquisition contexts. Yemisi’s research interests also cover meaning systems underpinning work practices, ethical implications of incongruence in meanings as well as ethnographic approaches to organisational research.
Prior to her PhD, Yemisi has also completed cross-disciplinary Bachelors and Masters degrees in Economics, Marketing (Master of Business Administration) and International Management. Yemisi currently teaches on both post-graduate and undergraduate programmes in the Business School covering the following modules: People and Organisations, Organisational Behaviour and Managing People and Organisations. In addition, she contributes to teaching and administrative support across Henley Business School on the Ethics in International Management (MSc) module and the Qualitative Research Methods Workshop (DBA) and participates in supervision of undergraduate, postgraduate and MBA student projects and dissertations.
Yemisi has participated in academic conferences within and outside Henley Business School, including presenting papers at the British Academy of Management conference and the Annual International Ethnography Symposium.