Obasi Haki Akan

TitleAssociate Professor





OfficeMerrick Hall
Room: 316

1601 East Market Street
Greensboro, NC 27411

Obasi Haki Akan


Ph D: Organizational Behavior, Case Western Reserve University, 2002

MS: Organizational Development & Analysis , Case Western Reserve University, 1997

Other: Minority career awareness / , MIT/Harvard, 1977

BA: Sociology, Howard University, 1968

Research Interests

Team and work groups productivity

Recent Publications

Andres, Hayward  Akan, Obasi  (2015).  A Test of the Teaching-Learning Style Mesh Hypothesis in a Chinese MBA.  (2,  8,  pp. 145-163).  Journal of International Education in Business.

2 Kolachi, Nadir  Akan, Obasi  (2014).  The Role of HR Managers in Developing Intellectual Capital: A Comparative Case Study and Viewpoints on Selected Companies.  (10,  ).  . Journal of Business Case Studies.

Lind, Mary  Akan, Obasi  (2012).  Perceptions of Productivity and Digital Ethnics in Smart Phone use in a Chinese Context.   International Journal of Cyber Ethics in Education.

Spralls, Samuel  Akan, Obasi  (2010).  A Traveler to Distant Places Should Make No Enemies: Toward Understanding Nigerian Negotiating Style.  (Vol. 12 ,  ).  Journal of Applied Business and Economics.

Andres, Hayward  Akan, Obasi  (2010).  Assessing Team Learning in Technology-Mediated Collaboration: An Experimental Study..  (Vol. 38,,  ).  Journal of Educational Technology Systems.

Akan, Obasi  Allen, Richard  White, Steven  (2009).  The relationship between equity sensitivity and organizational citizenship behavior in a team environment.  (Vol. 40 ,  ).  Small Group Research.

Medley, Barbara  Akan, Obasi  (2008).  Creating Positive Change in Community Organizations: A Case (study) for Rediscovering Lewin.  (Vol. 18,  ).  Nonprofit Management and Leadership, .

Akan, Obasi  (2008).  How concrescent conversation enables nonprofit managers to increase work group and team productivity.  (Vol. 26,  ).  Nonprofit World .

Akan, Obasi  Allen, Richard  M, Helmes  (2006).  Critical tactics for implementing PorterĂ¢€™s generic strategies..  (Vol. 27,  ).  Journal of Business Strategy.