Dr. Obasi Haki Akan

Dr. Obasi Akan

Position: Associate Professor Management
Email: ohakan@ncat.edu
Telephone: 336-285-3325
Fax: 336-256-2645
Office Location: Rm 316 Merrick Hall

Address:
North Carolina A&T State University
Quiester Craig Hall
Greensboro, NC 27411

Teaching Interest:
Management Concepts
Organizational Behavior/Change Management
Team based innovation and creativity
Labor/Management Relations

Teaching Philosophy: 
Co-create with students moments of self-discovery where they value course concepts as both practical knowledge and advantageous to their career success.  Use the classroom to expose dogma, critique common wisdom, and explore alternative paradigms that can support civil society.  

Research Interest:
Organizational learning
Interpersonal communication
Group and team dynamics
Leading organizational change

Biography:
Dr. Obasi Akan has 30 years of experience in personnel management with Federal Government agencies including: The Federal Reserve System, Office of Personnel Management (OPM), and The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).  He earned a Ph.D. in Organizational Behavior and MS in Organizational Development from Case Western Reserve University, BA from Howard University, and was an MIT/ Harvard Sloan-Ford Foundation Fellow.