Dr Ibrahim Orekoya

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Dr Ibrahim Orekoya



Dr Ibrahim Orekoya joined Sheffield Business School as a Lecturer in Strategic Management in 2024. Prior to joining Sheffield Business School, he worked at Lancaster University Management School, UK, and Lagos Business School, Pan-Atlantic University. Ibrahim is an Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.


Dr Orekoya holds a B.Sc. degree (First Class Honours) in Business Administration from Babcock University and an M.Sc. degree in Management from the University of Lagos. He received his PhD in Management from Lancaster University.

Ibrahim’s research interests are in the areas of entrepreneurship, strategy, innovation, sustainability, and leadership. His research has been presented at reputable conferences, namely: the British Academy of Management conference (BAM), and the Institute for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (ISBE). He has been a reviewer for internationally leading conferences in Business and Management, notably the Academy of Management (AOM), European Academy of Management (EURAM), British Academy of Management (BAM) and journals namely Journal of Organizational Effectiveness: People and Performance, and Leadership & Organization Development Journal, etc.


Research interests

Entrepreneurship, strategy, innovation, sustainability, and leadership


Journal articles

Orekoya, I.O. (2024). Inclusive leadership and team climate: the role of team power distance and trust in leadership. Leadership & Organization Development Journal, 45 (1), 94-115. http://doi.org/10.1108/lodj-03-2023-0142

Ayinde, L., Orekoya, I.O., Adepeju, Q.A., & Shomoye, A.M. (2021). Knowledge audit as an important tool in organizational management: A review of literature. Business Information Review, 38 (2), 89-102. http://doi.org/10.1177/0266382120986034

Orekoya, I.O., & Oduyoye, O.O. (n.d.). Implications of Outbound Medical Tourism on Public Health Care Development in Nigeria. European Scientific Journal, ESJ, 14 (30), 353. http://doi.org/10.19044/esj.2018.v14n30p353

Book chapters

Shomoye-Olusi, A.M., Orekoya, I.O., Adepeju-Orekoya, Q.A., & Akintimehin, O. (2022). The Role of Social Entrepreneurship in Community Recovery and Development in the Post-COVID-19 Pandemic Period. In Humanistic Crisis Management. (pp. 293-319). Springer International Publishing: http://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-04252-2_16

Adeola, O., Opute, A.P., Chukwuka, B., Adisa, I., & Orekoya, I. (2022). Entrepreneurship and COVID-19: A Socio-Psychological Perspective. In The Future of Entrepreneurship in Africa. (pp. 95-115). Routledge: http://doi.org/10.4324/9781003216469-6

Other activities

Professional Membership and Certifications

  • Member, British Academy of Management (BAM)
  • Associate Fellow Higher Education Academy (AFHEA), Advance HE

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