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Toyin Ajibade Adisa
University of East London
SociologyEconomicsOriginalityPublic relationsSocial psychology
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#2Chima Mordi (Brunel University London)H-Index: 8
Last. Emeka Smart OruhH-Index: 1
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Purpose – This study investigates the overarching ideology of work-life balance (WLB) or conflict as predominantly being a work-family affair. Based on a Nigerian study, and using organisational justice as a theoretical lens, it explores perceived fairness in accessing familyfriendly policies by managers and professionals who are single and do not have children – a workgroup conventionally ignored in research on WLB. Design/methodology/approach – Relying on an interpretivist approach, the datase...
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#1Toyin Ajibade Adisa (UEL: University of East London)H-Index: 4
#2Emeka Smart OruhH-Index: 1
Last. Babatunde AkanjiH-Index: 4
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Purpose – Despite the fundamental role of culture in an organisational setting, little is known of how organisational culture can be sometime determined/influenced by professional culture, particularly in the global south. Using Nigeria as a research focus, this article uses critical discuss analysis to examine the link between professional and organisational culture. Design/Methodology/Approach – This study uses qualitative research approach to establish the significance of professional culture...
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#1Toyin Ajibade Adisa (UEL: University of East London)H-Index: 4
Last. Vanessa Iwowo (Birkbeck, University of London)H-Index: 1
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Purpose – By conceptualising patriarchy in the workplace as a social situation, this study examines the prevalence of patriarchal attitudes and their impact on women’s workplace behaviour among Nigerian organisations. Design/methodology/approach – The study uses a qualitative research approach, drawing on data from 32 semi-structured interviews with female employees and managers in two highstreet banks in Nigeria. Research Limitations – The extent to which the findings of this research can be ge...
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#1Babatunde AkanjiH-Index: 4
#2Chima MordiH-Index: 8
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Purpose – This study aims to explore the impact of organisational culture on leadership styles in Nigerian universities. The study utilises cultural dimensions theory (Hofstede’s insights) and the social exchange concept as theoretical lenses to examine the phenomena. Design/methodology/approach – Using a qualitative approach, 40 interviews were conducted with senior academics and non-teaching staff working in Nigerian universities. Findings – The findings reveal hierarchical, patriarchal, servi...
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#2Gbolahan GbadamosiH-Index: 11
Last. Chima MordiH-Index: 8
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Does the self-employed nature of entrepreneurs’ business ventures mean that they have perfect boundaries between their work and nonwork lives? Drawing on border theory, the purpose of this paper is to examine entrepreneurs’ work–life balance (WLB) in terms of how they construct and manage the borders between their work and nonwork lives.,The authors adopt a qualitative research approach to enhance their insight into entrepreneurs’ WLB using border theory. The study benefits from its empirical fo...
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Purpose – The UK is a popular educational hub for international students from different parts of the world. These students often face different transitional challenges, which have a significant impact on the success or failure of their studies. This study systematically investigates the issues and challenges confronting international students in UK in their efforts to acquire academic knowledge and achieve personal development. Design/Methodology/Approach – A total of 104 UK-based international ...
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Originality/Value This study sheds light on the importance of underlying thoughts on the effectiveness of diversity policies and argues that managers and organizations need to know how to balance competing logics and manage paradox effectively. It accentuates the importance of the national institutional environment in shaping diversity practices and provides insights for practitioners and policymakers.
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#1Toyin Ajibade Adisa (UEL: University of East London)H-Index: 4
#2Issa Abdulraheem (Kwara State University)
Last. Sulu Babaita Isiaka (University of Ilorin)H-Index: 1
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Purpose Research on the impact of patriarchy and patriarchal norms on women’s work-life balance is scarce. A typical patriarchal society, such as Nigeria, tends to be organised based on gender, and the construct is embedded in the culture. This paper aims to investigate the impact of patriarchy on women’s work-life balance in a non-Western context: Nigeria. Design/methodology/approach The authors adopt a qualitative research approach to enhance their insight into the issue of patriarchy and wome...
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#1Toyin Ajibade Adisa (UEL: University of East London)H-Index: 4
#2Gbolahan Gbadamosi (BU: Bournemouth University)H-Index: 11
Purpose – In recent years, there has been a rapid decline in the quality of working life (QWL) of Nigerian workers at all levels. This phenomenon is cryptic and knowledge thereof is inadequate due to a dearth of compelling research on QWL in Nigeria. This article seeks a deeper understanding of QWL among Nigerian workers by investigating the impact of corruption and regional crises on QWL in this non-western context. The study also examines what QWL means to Nigerian employees. Methodology – The...
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#1Toyin Ajibade Adisa (Brunel University London)H-Index: 4
#2Gbolahan Gbadamosi (BU: Bournemouth University)H-Index: 11
Last. Ellis L.C. Osabutey (Middlesex University)H-Index: 5
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Purpose Mobile information technology devices (MITDs) are of special interest for researchers who seek to understand the role of these devices on employees’ work-life balance (WLB). The purpose of this paper is to examine the role of MITDs on employees’ WLB. Design/methodology/approach This paper uses semi-structured interviews to investigate the role of MITDs on employees’ WLB. Findings The findings underscore the important role of MITDs in terms of the attainment of flexibility (how, where, an...
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