Dr Toyin Ajibade Adisa
Royal Docks School of Business and Law, Business and Law
I am the course leader for the BSc HRM programme. I undertake research in the field of HRM/OB, and I teach both on the undergraduate and postgraduate programmes across the business school.
Dr. Toyin Adisa is a senior lecturer in HRM/OB at UEL. He teaches and researches issues in comparative human resource management, Employment relations and Reforms in emerging and developing economies.
Toyin is a fellow of Higher Education Academy, a fellow of Chartered Management Institute (CMI), and a member of Chartered Institute of Personnel Development (CIPD). Toyin’s primary research interests lie in the broad academic disciplines of human resource management, workplace behaviour, and employee relations. He is particularly interested in African HRM practices and policies and contemporary Sub-Saharan African employment relations. Toyin has published in ABS ranked journals such as Personnel Review, Employee Relations, Gender in Management, Journal of Managerial Psychology, and Career Development International. One of his research works has been awarded the Emerald Literati Network Award: highly commended for best paper award 2017 Emerald Literati Network Awards for excellence.
Most recent research: Work-Life Interface: Non-western Perspective (A book in press).
1) Diversity and inclusion
2) Workplace behaviour
3) Flexibility and work-life balance
Adisa, T. A., Adekoya, D. O. and Sani, K. F. (2021). Stigma Hurts: Exploring Employer and Employee Perceptions of Tattoos and Body Piercings in Nigeria (Career Development International Journal – Accepted).
Adisa, T. A., Adekoya, D. O. and Okoya, O. (2021). Modern-Slavery: The Work-Life Conflict of Domestic Workers in Nigeria (Gender in Management: An International Journal – Accepted).
Adisa, T. A., Mordi, C. and Akanji, B. (2021). Freedom and Flexibility: The Work-Family Balance of Single Female Entrepreneurs in Nigeria (Employee Relations – Accepted).
Adisa, T. A., Aiyenitaju, O. and Adekoya, D. O. (2020).The Work-Family Balance of British
Working Women During the Covid-19 Pandemic (Journal of Work-Applied
Management – Accepted).
Adisa, T. A., Oruh, E. and Akanji, B. (2020). A Critical Discuss Analysis of the Link between Professional Culture and Organisational Culture (Employee Relations, Vol. 42, No. 3, pp. 698-716).
Babatunde, A., Mordi, C., Simpson, R. Adisa, T. A., and Oruh, E. (2020). Time Biases: Exploring the Work-Life Balance of Single Nigerian Managers and Professionals (Journal of Managerial Psychology, Vol. 35, No. 2, pp. 57-70).
Adisa, T. A., Cooke, F. L. and Iwowo, V. (2019). Mind Your Attitude: The Impact of Patriarchy on Women’s Workplace Behaviour (Career Development International, Vol. 25, No. 2, pp. 146-164).
Babatunde, A., Mordi, C., Ituma, A., Adisa, T.A. and Ajonbadi, H. (2019). The influence of Organisational Culture on Leadership Style In Higher Education Institutions (Personnel Review, Vol. 49, No. 3, pp. 709-732).
Adisa, T.A., Gbadamosi, G., Mordi, T. and Mordi, C. (2019). In Search of Perfect Boundaries: Entrepreneurs’ Work-Life Balance (Personnel Review, Vol. 48, No. 6. Pp. 1634-1651).
Adisa, T. A., Baderin, M., Gbadamosi, G. and Mordi, C. (2019). Understanding the Trajectory of the Academic Progress of International Student In the UK (Education + Training, Vol. 61, No. 9, pp. 1100-1122).
Adisa, T. A., Abdulraheem, I. and Isiaka, S. B. (2019). Patriarchal Hegemony: Investigating the Impact of Patriarchy on Women’s Work-Life Balance (Gender in Management: An International Journal, Vol. 34, No. 1, pp. 19-33).
Adeleye, I., Fawehinmi, A., Adisa, T. A., Utam, K. and Ikechukwu-Ifude, V. (2019). Managing Diversity in Nigeria: Competing Logics of Workplace Diversity, in Andri Georgiadou, Maria Alejandra Gonzalez-Perez, Miguel R. Olivas-Lujan (ed.) Diversity within Diversity Management (Advanced Series in Management, Volume 21) Emerald Publishing Limited, pp. 21 – 40.
Adisa, T. A. and Gbadamosi, G. (2018). Corruption and Regional Crises: The Eclipse of the Quality of Working Life in Nigeria (Employee Relations, Vol. 41, No. 3, pp. 571-591).
Adisa, T. A., Gbadamosi, G. and Osabutey, E. L. C. (2017). What happened to the border? The Role of Mobile Information Technology Devices on Employees’ Work-life Balance (Personnel Review, Vol. 46, No. 8, pp. 1651-1671).
Adisa, T. A., Osabutey E., Gbadamosi, G. and Mordi, C. (2017). Challenges of Employee Resourcing: Perceptions of Managers in Nigeria (Career Development International, Vol. 22, No. 6, 703-723).
Adisa, T. A., Osabutey, E.L.C. and Gbadamosi, G. (2017). The Implications of Work-Family Balance Among Dual-Earner Couples: The Case of Medical Practitioners in Nigeria (Career Development International, Vol. 22, No. 4, 351-371).
Adisa, T., Mordi, C. and Osabutey, E.L.C. (2017). Exploring the implications of the influence of organisational culture on work-life balance practices: Evidence from Nigerian medical doctors (Personnel Review, Vol. 46, Issue 3, pp.454-473).
Adisa, T. A., Osabutey, E. and Gbadamosi, G. (2016). Understanding the causes and consequences of work-family conflict: An exploratory study of Nigerian employees (Employee Relations, Vol. 38, Issue 5, pp. 770-788).
Adisa, T. A., Gbadamosi, G. and Osabutey, E. (2016). Managing Work-family Balance: An Analysis of Coping Strategies Adopted by Nigerian and British Working Mothers (Gender in Management: An International Journal, Vol. 31, Issue 7, pp. 414-433). This paper won: Highly Commended For Best Paper Award 2017 Emerald Literati Network Awards For Excellence
Adisa, T. A. (2019). Employee Appearance and Productivity: The Beatification of Workplace Dress Codes (A Paper Presented at the British Academy of Management Conference [September 3-5 2019] in Birmingham, UK).
Adisa, T. A. (2019). Tattoos and Body Piercing: Towards a differentiated Understanding (A paper Presented at the British Academy of Management Conference [September 3-5 2019] in Birmingham, UK).
Adisa, T. A. and Osabutey, E. L. C. (2017 May). The influence of Professional Culture on Organisational Culture: Evidence from Nigerian Medical Doctors. (A Paper Presented at the International Academy of Africa Business and Development Conference Atlanta, Georgia, USA. Scheduled for 17-20 May, 2017).
Adisa, T. A., Abdulraheem, I. and Osabutey, E. L. C. (2016 September). Long Working Hours and the Challenges of Work-life Balance: The Case of Nigerian Medical Doctors. (A paper presented at the British Academy of Management Conference, Newcastle).
Adisa, T. A. and Osabutey, E. L. C. (2016 June). The Role of Flexible Work Arrangements on Employees’ Border Movements. (A Paper Presented at the International Human Resource Conference, Canada).
State of employee relations in sub-Saharan Africa, New forms of work organisation, Flexibility and work-life balance, diversity and inclusion, discrimination and equal opportunity at work, workplace behaviour.
I teach modules on undergraduate and postgraduate programmes.