Dr. Olumide Ijose teaches International Business and Strategic Management. He has published in the micro areas of knowledge management/transfer from multinational corporations to subsidiary organizations. His current research work examines the relationship between country level institutional quality and attractiveness to international business strategy in the form of corporate decisions relating to location of Global Value Chain activity, Foreign Direct Investment and Public-Private Partnerships.
Prior to his academic career, Dr. Ijose spent over ten years working in Management Consulting (Andersen Consulting; now Accenture as a Change Management Consultant); in upstream oil and gas (Royal Dutch shell as a Competence Development Adviser), in private equity (Africa Capital Alliance as an Internal Consultant, participating in pre-acquisition due diligence efforts and consulting for portfolio firms) and in commodity trading (agricultural commodities, primarily cocoa and wood).
Dr. Ijose earned a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree in Management and Human Resources from the Fisher School of Business, The Ohio State University in 1989. He was appointed Interim Chair for the Management, Marketing, and Entrepreneurship Division in November 2016.