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Nene Ibokessien

Research Fellow

Centre of Work, People and Organisational Practice

Staff Group(s)
Department of Human Resource Management

Role

Nene Ibokessien is currently employed at NTU as a Research Fellow for the Centre of Work, People and Organisational Practice (CWPOP). She has a PhD in HRM and is proficient in qualitative and quantitative research. She is working on several research projects at the CWPOP including the COVID-19 and VCSE sector project funded by the ESRC.

Career overview

Nene Ibokessien previously worked as a Visiting Lecturer at the University of Westminster. She also worked as a Research Assistant at the Westminster Business School, a Project Assistant at the Centre for Teaching Innovation as well as an Administrator in the Careers and Employability Service of the University of Westminster. She is an Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, a member of the British Academy of Management and the Chartered Management Institute.

Research areas

She has worked on a project which examined the use of mobile technologies to drive entrepreneurial learning and innovation in small and medium businesses, with a focus on palm oil small holders in Sabah, Malaysia. Currently, she is working on several projects at the CWPOP including the COVID-19 and VCSE sector project funded by the ESRC. This project is being carried out in collaboration with NCVO and Sheffield Hallam University and explores the impact of COVID-19 on the VCSE sector, particularly how the pandemic has impacted on the way VCSE organisations operate, people management impacts (paid staff and volunteers) and the possibilities for innovation and transformation as a result of COVID-19.

Publications

Ibokessien, N.N. (2019) Intersectionality In Organisations: “Exploring The Relationships Between Gender, Ethnicity, Religion And Women’s Work In A Postcolonial Space”, paper presented at British Academy of Management (BAM) 2019 Conference, 3rd 5th September at Aston University, Birmingham, UK, available at: https://www.bam.ac.uk/sites/bam.ac.uk/files/Contribution_1074.pdf

Chang, J., Bonaventure, B. and Ibokessien, N.N (2019) Qualitative Case Study Of The Effective Use Of Mobile Technologies For Entrepreneurial Learning And Human Capital Development, paper presented at British Academy of Management (BAM) 2019 Conference, 3rd 5th September at Aston University, Birmingham, UK, available at: https://www.bam.ac.uk/sites/bam.ac.uk/files/Contribution_1130.pdf