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Chijioke joined Northampton Business School in August 2014 with extensive teaching experience and management consultancy roles with Development Charities (NGOs). He has given invited seminars and talks, and also presented at national and international conferences. In addition, he is a Reviewer for the prestigious Journal of Business Ethics and Associate of the Higher Education Academy UK.

Research Interests

Chijioke’s research interests are in the broad areas of Individual and Business Sustainability. Within these broad perspectives, he focuses on exploring the ethical, social and psychological dimensions of sustainable practices and lifestyle at individual and business organizational levels. His methodological approach is interdisciplinary and qualitative, and gravitates towards strategic design and discussions of new means of reconciling common good values, particularly those bordering on sustainable lifestyles and Social Responsibility, with the enhancement of positive behavior change at the individual and/or corporate level.


James Blackmore-Wright; Business

Mid-Sized Businesses and the challenges of growth:Implications for MBA education.


Anastasia Ngon; Accounting and Finance

Doctoral Research Project-Understanding Corporate Social Responsibility in Developing Countries. Case Study of Companies in The Nigerian Financial Sector.


Chijioke Opia; Business

Understanding the Environmental Impact of Portable Sachet Water Provisioning in Abuja, Nigeria

Teaching Interests

  • Social Responsibility of Business
  • Business in Society
  • Strategic Management
  • Business Project Supervision
  • Undergraduate Dissertation Supervision
  • MBA Dissertation Supervision

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Nigeria Social Sciences
neutralization Social Sciences
environmental behavior Social Sciences
disengagement Social Sciences
national development Social Sciences
corruption Social Sciences
persistence Social Sciences
sustainable development Social Sciences

Research Output 2016 2019

Informal economy
Bottom of the pyramid
Small business
Entrepreneurial activity

Understanding Social Entrepreneurship in the African Context: An Exploratory Review of Evidence From Nigeria

Wale-Oshinowo, B., Uba, C., Adeyeye, M. & Omobowale, A., 2019, Handbook of Research on Value Creation for Small and Micro Social Enterprises. Maher, C. (ed.). IGI Global, p. 188-206 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to Book/ReportChapter

Open Access
Social enterprise
Social entrepreneurship
Social problems
Open Access
environmental behavior

Activities 2017 2017

  • 1 Membership of committee

International Strategy & Business (Organisational unit)

Chijioke Uba (Member)

Activity: Membership of a Board, Committee, Council or NetworkMembership of committeeResearch