Dr. Abel Adekola Research and Publications

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Books Authored

Global Business Management: A Cross-Cultural Perspective. Publisher: Ashgate Publishing. 2008.

Gateway to Personal Investment - An American Dream. Publisher: Kendall/Hunt, Dubuque, Iowa, 1996.

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Book Chapters

"Understanding Yoruba Life and Culture" by Nike S. Lawal, Matthew N.O. Sadiku, P. Ade Dopamu, Africa World Press, 2004.

“Dynamics of Marketing in African Nations” edited by Nwankwo and Aiyeku, Quorum Books, 2002.

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Articles and Other Publications

International economic organizations and the new economic order
By Abel Adekola & Bruno S. Sergi
World Review of Science, Technology and Sustainable Development, Vol. 4, No. 1, 2007

The Significance and paradox of globalisation in the 21st century: the role of three major global institutions in selected areas
By Abel Adekola & Bruno S. Sergi
Int. J. Management and Enterprise Development, Vol. 4, No. 3, 2007

Global Business Management: A Cross-Cultural Perspective
By Abel Adekola & Bruno S. Sergi
Innovative Business Textbooks
Ashgate 2007

“Information technology and productivity: Eastern European experience”,
By Adekola, A and Sergi, B.
Global Horizons, The Journal of the Association for Policy and Resilience in association with The University of Southern Mississippi Vol. 2, no 1. Fall 2008. p. 112-129

“Approach to innovative activities by Lithuanian companies in the current conditions of technological and economic development of economy”,
By Adekola, Abel; Korsakienė, Renata; Tvaronavičienė, Manuela.
Baltic Journal on Sustainability. ISSN 1392-8619. Vol. 14, no. 4, 2008. p. 595-611.

“Particulars of US Information technology and productivity: Lessons for Europe”,
By Adekola, A and Sergi, B.
International Journal of Trade and Global Markets (IJTGM), Vol. 1, no. 2, 2008. P.128-143

“Lithuania-Belarus economic relations: How the EU accession impacted bilateral trade”
By Adekola, Abel; Ginevicius, Romualdas; Tvaronaviciene, Manuela; Korsakiene, Ronalta and Kalasinskaite, Kristina.
External economic relations of Belarus: electronic publication of Pan European Institute”, http://www.compiler.fi/idankaupan/tutkimukset/PEI-16e.html ISSN 1795-5076. 2007, no. 8 p.72-81

Adekola, A. F. "Economic injustices in Nigeria", Ultimate Magazine September 2(1), 1-4, 2007
Adekola, Abel. "Management Ethics" Warsaw Business Centre, Pismo Cztonkow Business Centre Club Gazette, Warsaw, Poland May 7, 1993, p.14

“African Americans in the global marketplace of the 21st century."
By Adekola, Abel.
Editorial Contribution, Greater Miami Black Resource Guide, 1993

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Other Research Collaborations

Reviewed Prof. Dr. Ainin Sulaiman’s paper on “Information Systems Performance Analysis.” 2007

Research collaboration with Dr. Renata Korsakienė and Professor Romualdas Ginevičius (Rector) of Vilnius Gediminas Technical University on “Challenges of Knowledge based Economy in Lithuania.” 2006

Research collaboration with Professor Manuela Tvaronaviciene of Vilnius Gediminas Technical University on “Analysis of Inward and Outward Foreign Direct Investment in Baltic States: Juxtapose of Lithuania and Estonia.” 2006

Research collaboration with Alfons de Laat (PhD candidate at ISM University of Management and Economics, E.Ožeškienės g. 18, Kaunas LT-44254, Lithuania) and Professor Valentinas Snitka (Kaunas University of Technology, Studentu 65, Kaunas LT 51369, Lithuania) on “Impact of Cultural Dynamics on the Process and Outcome of a Knowledge Transfer Project Managed by the Dutch and Lithuanians.” 2006

Research collaboration with Professor Valentinas Snitka (Kaunas University of Technology, Studentu 65, Kaunas LT 51369, Lithuania) on “Innovation in EU New Member States: The Case of Lithuania.” 2006

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Supervised Theses

“Environmental Ethical Commitment of the Business Corporations in Malaysia” PhD
Dissertation by Meliuza Delima Kamarul Zaman, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Faculty of Business & Accountancy, 2010

“Outsourcing the Human Resources Functions: The Relationship Between Business Strategies
and Human Resource Management Strategies on Human Resource Performance”. PhD
Dissertation by Hasliza Binti Abdul Halim’s, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur,
Malaysia, Faculty of Business & Accountancy, 2008

“The Study of Mezzanine Financing in Baltic Countries: The Implications in Lithuania” MSc Thesis by Indre Samenait, ISM University of Management And Economics, Lithuania. 2008

“Antecedents to Student-Based Brand Equity: Student Brand Loyalty and Perceived Quality in Higher Education” Ph.D. Dissertation by Ann Mitsis, Victoria University, Australia. 2007

“The Impact of Participatory Management on Productivity, Quality and Employees’ Morale” Master of Science Degree in Management Technology Thesis by Charles Saye Gono, University of Wisconsin-Stout, May 2001

“Image of Japan in Tourism Brochures” by Chiemi Yagi (Nominated for 1998 American Association of Hospitality and Tourism Masters Thesis Award)

“The Design and Implementation of Computer-Based Management Information System for China International Futures Co. Ltd.” by Hua Zhang

“Plan for Improved Market Orientation at NADA (AL-AHSA) of Saudi Arabia.” Othman Z. AL-Othman '

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External Reviewer

University of Malaysia 2008 – present
External examiner for the PhD thesis examination

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Dissertation Consultations

Amir Hossein Dastariz on “Strategic Knowledge Management”2007

Ali Jaballa Ehesin’s Doctoral Dissertation proposal on “A Survey of Management Accounting System in Libya and possibility of Adopting Planning Programming Budgeting System in its Institution of Higher Education.”2007

Mohamed Shaiban- on cross-cultural management scale validity. 2007
Abdulla Mohamed Altholoya on “E_Government in Yemen: Accounting Implications”2007

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International Staff member (University of Malaya) Consultations

Reviewed Dr. Rusna Muhamad paper on “A Study on the Influence of Education Stream and Religiosity on Ethical Awareness of Malay Muslim Students in Malaysia.”2007

Reviewed Dr. Noor Akma Mohd Salleh’s paper on “The Effect of Enacted Capabilities on Electronic Procurements Systems Enablement: A Study of Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises” 2007

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