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Dr. Ekpenyong Bassey Obo


Business Management


Lecturer I


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About Dr. Ekpenyong Bassey Obo

Dr Ekpenyong Bassey Obo is a Lecturer 1 in the Department of Business Management, Faculty of Management Sciences, University of Calabar, Calabar. He holds a Ph.D degree in Organization Development and Change from University of Calabar (2018). He joined the services of the University in 2008 as Assistant Lecturer and rose to the rank of Lecturer I in 2015.Since joining the University, he has been teaching and contributing to the graduation of students in the University. He has served as Examinations Officer for undergraduate Programme between 2009 and 2015. He is a goal getter and team player. He has participated in various research activities in the past sixteen years of his stay in the Department. Dr Obo's area of specialization is Organization Development and Change, with a strong interest in operation research and change management. He has successfully supervised one graduate student. He has several peer review journal publications in reputable local and international journals. He has attended many conferences, seminars and workshops. Dr Obo is also is a member of the following professional bodies Nigerian Institute for Training and Development, Chartered Institute of Personnel Management of Nigeria and Academy of Management Nigeria.

S/N Qualification School Atttended Started Finished
FSLCPrimary School, Ikot Okpora, Biase Local Government Area, Cross Rive State19731979
WASCChristian Technical College, Oyubia,Oron, Akwa Ibom State 19801984
B.Sc. ManagementUniversity of Calabar, Calabar, Cross River State19931998
MBAUniversity of Calabar, Calabar, Cross River State20012004
PhDUniversity of Calabar, Calabar, Cross River State20092017

S/N Publication
Enuoh, R. O., Iheanacho, J. M., & Obo, E. B. (2016). Corporate social responsibility, sustainability and the fate of oil communities in the Niger Delta Nigeria. African Journal of Business Management, 10(17), 421-428.
Obo, U. B. & Obo, E. B. (2013). Public policies and the crisis of underdevelopment in Nigeria.International Journal of Business and Social Science, 4(7), 243 - 252.
Egbe, A. A., Obo, E. B., & Amimi, P. B. (2011). Human resources development and the productivity of the civil service of Cross River State, Nigeria.An International Multi-Disciplinary Journal, 5(1), 17-24.
Obo, E. B., Oliver, R. E. & Basil, G. (2009). The Role of marketing management practices in the Nigerian business sector: A case of selected firms in Cross River State. Journal of Policy and Development Studies, 3(2), 50-54
Ekeng, A. B. & Obo, E. B. (2008). The influence of age on workers attitude to work in public and private organizations of Nigerian economy. Journal of Policy and Development Studies, 2(1), 1-6.
Obo, E. B. Bassey, J. U., & Anionwu, C. N. (2008). The prospects of marketing strategies in the survival of private business in Cross River State. Journal of Policy and Development Studies, 2(2), 22-25.
Obo, E. B. (2007). Business in crisis: A turn-around strategy. African Journal of Philosophy and Public Affairs, 10(1), 151-177.
Obo, E. B. & Ekeng, A. B. (2006). The Nigerian business sector. It’s contributions,constraints,and remedies.Sophia: An African Journal of Philosophy, 8(2), 89 - 93 .
Obo, E. B. (2006). Strategies alliances: The prospects for business growth. Global Journal of Education Research, 5(1&2), 17-21.
Obo, E. B. (2006). Business ecology: It’s impact on business practices in Nigeria. Global Journal of Social Sciences, 5(2), 111-113.
Obo, E. B. (2004). The product of life-cycle concept: Critique. West African Journal of Research and Development in Education, 2(1), 23-28.
Obo, E. B. (2003). The impact of sexual harassment on organization’s growth in Nigeria. West African Journal of Research and Development in Education, 10(1), 54 - 57.

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S/N Conference Description Started Finished
Nigerian Institute for Training and Development: 17th Annual Human Resources Conference Abuja. THEME: Managing Human Capital for Organization excellence.Nil2009-07-122009-07-13
Chatered Institute of Personnel Management of Nigeria: 2nd Annual State Conference, Calabar 2011. THEME: Human Capital Management: Catalyst for Accelerating Economic Development and Growth.Nil.2011-04-112011-04-13
The Academy of Management Nigeria: 5th National Conference Calabar. THEME: The Reforms in the Financial Sector Issues and Challenges.Nil2011-08-222011-08-24
Chatered Institute of Personnel Management of Nigeria: 1st Annual State Conference, Calabar 2010. THEME: Creating value through people: The best Human Resource practices in Nigeria.Nil.2018-05-212010-05-22