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Adebowale Akande

Adebowale Akande
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PhD; MILR

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Introduction
Akande is an international theorist and one of the world's best-known scholars of cross-cultural studies with a scholar google citations of 33,000+. An emerging towering figure with work notable for its audacity of social theorizing, and the expansive scope of global research. Co- recipient of the 2005 Annual SIOP’s M. Scott Myers Award; 2007 and 2009 Division 52’s Ursula Gielen Global Book Award, the GW. Allport Prize (2005) & APA Global Award in 2008, for their Scientific Citations Classics.
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February 2012 - July 2017
Independent Research Clusters
Position
  • Fellow
April 2010 - January 2016
Independent Research Clusters
Position
  • Globe Professor of Psychology in Business, Management and Education
January 2010 - December 2015
Independent Research Clusters
Position
  • Globe Professor of Psychology in Business, Management and Education
Education
January 1980 - March 1992
University of Ibadan
Field of study
  • POLITICAL PSYCHOLOGY, INDUSTRIAL ORGANIZATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY, GUIDANCE AND COUNSELLING, POLITICAL BEHAVIOR, LABOUR RELATIONS

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Publications (344)
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This volume considers an attempt to integrate conceptual, theoretical, and empirical topics to the study and practice of global organizational science (global OS) - a field of inquiry that focuses on the organization as a whole and its interaction with people and with its environment worldwide. Taking a panoramic perspective of this 21st-century ch...
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The death of George Floyd on May 25, 2020, and the ensuing trial of Derek Chauvin for murder a year later has rubbed raw the bloodiest stain on the United States’ history and its world reputation. The nine minutes and 29 seconds during which Chauvin’s knee crushed the spark of life out of Floyd was not unusual in the history of the United States. B...
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This volume is a collection of 32 original chapters, reporting on research conducted around the world by top scholars in over 50 countries in an effort to bring to bear a greater collective comprehension of how people in work organizations around the world think, feel, and behave (politics, leadership, stress and differing global contexts). It can...
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Donald J. Trump: Notable or Notorious? “No one writes, or thinks, with the same passion, fearlessness and accessibility as Bruce Johansen and Ad Akande, figures who have been speaking truth to power on global environmental and indigenous issues for decades. You may scream at this work that Donald Trump is not all bad, but you’ll also learn much mor...
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Nationalism: Past as Prologue. This volume provides a worldwide array of work on nationalism’s growth in various countries, usually by authors residing in them, or in the United States with ethnic ties to the nation being examined, often recent immigrants to the United States from them.
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Psychodynamics, Training, and Outcome in Brief Psychotherapy , edited by D. MALAN and F. OSIMO. Butterworth-Heine-mann, Oxford, 1992. xiii + 336 pp. £25 hardback. ISBN 0 7506 1545 1. This book is an extraordinary volume, which reviews, analyzes and interprets the long-term results of a series of 24 brief therapies conducted by trainees under the su...
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The purpose of this study was to compare level and type of fears in Nigerian and Kenyan children using the Fear Survey Schedule for Children, Revised (FSSC-R; [Ollendick, T.H. (1983). Reliability and validity of the Revised Fear Survey Schedule for Children (FSSC-R). Behaviour Research and Therapy, 21, 685±692.]). A total of 852 males and females b...
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The purpose of this study was to compare level and type of fears in Nigerian and Kenyan children using the Fear Survey Schedule for Children, Revised (FSSC-R; [Ollendick, T.H. (1983). Reliability and validity of the Revised Fear Survey Schedule for Children (FSSC-R). Behaviour Research and Therapy, 21, 685±692.]). A total of 852 males and females b...
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Monetary Intelligence Theory asserts that individuals apply their money attitude to frame critical concerns in the context and strategically select certain options to achieve financial goals and ultimate happiness. This study explores the bright side of Monetary Intelligence and behavioral economics, frames money attitude in the context of pay and...
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This chapter shows that the manner an organisation approaches strategic planning matters. A case study reflecting on Joseph's analytic work that was rooted in stewardship, service and divine endowments, and not 'fire and fury games'. It develops theoretical findings drawn from biblical strategy and blended with contemporary strategic human resource...
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Entrepreneurship is a stressful role for any person. Every enterpriser gets a pailful of stress, but how they handle it differ. To be in charge of leading people, making decisions, and determining the fate of your venture with your actions is not easy. The purpose of this paper is to fill this void by examining the depth and range of psychological...
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Monetary intelligence theory asserts that individuals apply their money attitude to frame critical concerns in the context and strategically select certain options to achieve financial goals and ultimate happiness. This study explores the dark side of monetary Intelligence and behavioral economics—dishonesty (corruption). Dishonesty, a risky prospe...
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Article 12 of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child makes explicit reference to children's right to say what they think about matters relating to the quality of their lives and to have these opinions taken into account in accordance with their levels of competence and maturity. The voting results showed that, over two-thirds (68....
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Article 12 of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child makes explicit reference to children's right to say what they think about matters relating to the quality of their lives and to have these opinions taken into account in accordance with their levels of competence and maturity. The voting results showed that, over two-thirds (68.
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Models of learning style or approaches to learning have been operationalized in the Learning Process Questionnaire (LPQ). Guided by an assumed framework, the authors examine the construct validity of the LPQ in Botswana and investigate the similarities and differences in the process of learning in a non-Western context. Six structural equation mode...
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Stress and burnout have been recognized as problems for those employed in several professions (Cherniss 1980, Dewe 1987). However, little research has been conducted on stress as it affects entrepreneurs and small business owners , particularly in the developing world. This article presents the results of a study of stress among small business owne...
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Data provided by 7380 middle managers from 60 nations are used to determine whether demographic variables are correlated with managers’ reliance on vertical sources of guidance in different nations and whether these correlations differ depending on national culture characteristics. Significant effects of Hofstede’s national culture scores, age, gen...
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In this study, we develop a theory of Monetary Intelligence, and explore satisfaction with pay and life from the virtuous money smart perspective: In order to enjoy high pay satisfaction and life satisfaction, money smart individuals must become good stewards and curb their love-of-money motive. We collect data from 6,586 managers in 32 geopolitica...
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Income inequality undermines societies: The more inequality, the more health problems, social tensions, and the lower social mobility, trust, life expectancy. Given people's tendency to legitimate existing social arrangements, the stereotype content model (SCM) argues that ambivalence-perceiving many groups as either warm or competent, but not both...
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Emotion’s twin roles–‘unite and divide’ our daily life, thus motivating the good and the worst in human behaviour. The way one “feels” does influence the way one “acts” toward others. If this reasoning is correct, then behaviour can never be without motive or “motiveless.” Given the importance of emotions in human communication and decision making,...
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Data from a study of 59 adolescent University students were correlated using Spearman rank-difference coefficient (rho) to assess the extent to which the future could be predicted from these measures. The 58 adolescents' score on the Satisfaction Questionnaire and Purpose-in-Life Test showed data significantly supporting the hypothesis and its rela...
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Due to inconsistent and indeterminate findings, business researchers and cross-cultural scholars, have failed to take into account possible interaction between culture/gender and social behavior (self). We present a review and analysis of the relevant literature, followed by various psychometric analyses that demonstrate that the scale is a reliabl...
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Managerial leadership within 56 nations is examined in terms of the sources of guidance that managers use to handle work events. Correlations between the sources of guidance that managers use and the perceived effectiveness of how well these events are handled are employed to represent their schemas and attributional propensities for effectiveness....
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This paper examines the appropriateness for Nigerian students of the Self Description Questionnaire — 1 (SDQ-1; Marsh, 1988) and the Shavelson model of self-concept on which it is based. The results of an administration of the SDQ-1 to 462 Nigerian 12–13 year-olds are reported. The item scale correlations and reliability coefficients obtained were...
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Given the history of the past, black South African students from different settings face unique academic and emotional climate. Using the Differential Emotions Scale (DES) which focuses on ten discrete emotions, and building upon Boyle's (1984) seminal work, this study reports a repeated-measure multiple discriminant function analysis for individua...
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The purpose of the present study was to explore further the cross-cultural validity, consistency, and replicability of FAIDSS among students when assessing HIV/AIDS-related stigma and fear of people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA) in Lagos metropolis. Using a purposive method, participants in Lagos Metropolis were surveyed using a questionnaire and co...
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By incorporating pay satisfaction at Level 1 and Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) at Level 2, we investigated the relationship between the love of money and self-reported corrupt intent among 6,382 managers in 31 geopolitical entities across six continents. Our significant cross-level three-way interaction effect showed that for managers with hig...
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Managerial leadership within 56 nations is examined in terms of the sources of guidance that managers use to handle work events. Correlations between the sources of guidance that managers use and the perceived effectiveness of how well these events are handled are employed to represent their schemas and attributional propensities for effectiveness....
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Using a data set derived from South African managers in our empirical analysis of potential U.S.‐South Africa agreements. The picture that emerges from the analysis, posits that the need for highest work performance, knowledge management and strict control is high and the South African government's administrative barriers seem to be the most crucia...
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Xhosa‐speaking South African children in school settings face several academic and emotional challenges. These may be due to family obligation, conformity to authority figures and over expectations from parents, teachers and society. This study examines the differences in the number and types of reported fears and worries in 200 South African child...
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How good gets better and bad gets worse: measuring the face of emotion Given the history of the past, black South African students from different settings face unique academic and emotional climate. Using the Differential Emotions Scale (DES) which focuses on ten discrete emotions, and building upon Boyle's (1984) seminal work, this study reports a...
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How is the cultural construct of individualism-collectivism relate to self-esteem? This is a complex and challenging proposition. Self-esteem (i.e., a person’s global, evaluative view of his/her self), has resisted unequivocal definition or clear operationalization. There is a substantial literature on self-esteem hypothesis which may be stated thu...
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At the onset of AIDS in 1981, it caught everybody (by surprise), with their pants down, openly, scientifically and literally. Fear |Stigma associated with HIV|AIDS continues to avert responses to the epidemic. Data (obtained in Tshwane metropolis) were used to test stigma|fear dimensions of an instrument. Factor analysis identified five foci of fea...
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This study explores South African managers' expectations of prospective South African - United States international joint ventures. One hundred and three middle-level South African managers responded to a theory-based original survey questionnaire that included questions about various aspects of prospective US-South African joint ventures. US compa...
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The present study has been conducted with an aim to compare responses of undergraduates from Swaziland to previously reported findings with similar groups of American, Nepalese, Nigerian and Hong Kong. A total sample of 310 males and females in the age range of 20 and 21 were selected from three universities in South Africa. Self‐esteem was measure...
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Demonstrating the equivalence of constructs is a key requirement for cross-cultural empirical research. The major purpose of this paper is to demonstrate how to assess measurement and functional equivalence or invariance using the 9-item, 3-factor Love of Money Scale (LOMS, a second-order factor model) and the 4-item, 1-factor Pay Level Satisfactio...
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abstract Demonstrating the equivalence of constructs is a key requirement for cross-cultural empirical research. The major purpose of this paper is to demonstrate how to assess measurement and functional equivalence or invariance using the 9-item, 3-factor Love of Money Scale (LOMS, a second-order factor model) and the 4-item, 1-factor Pay Level Sa...
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Demonstrating the equivalence of constructs is a key requirement for cross-cultural empirical research. The major purpose of this paper is to demonstrate how to assess measurement and functional equivalence or invariance using the 9-item, 3-factor Love of Money Scale (LOMS, a second-order factor model) and the 4-item, 1-factor Pay Level Satisfactio...
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The Children Motivation Analysis Test (CMAT) is a newly developed paper and pencil (objective) instrument for quantifying human motivational dynamic traits among upper elementary school childeren. The CMAT is a downward extension of the SMAT and MAT questionnaires, which have put motivation measurement on a firm (Objective) empirical and theoretica...
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The investigators aimed to replicate Altmann & Firnesz's #op1973#cp, and Calsyn et a#sh's #op1980#cp findings of children's self‐esteem being increased by improved communication skills. Using a 2x2 nonequivalent control group design, fourth and fifth grade or standard students were asked to complete instruments on self‐esteem and communication skil...
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Using a data set derived from South African managers in our empirical analysis of potential U.S.-South Africa agreements. The picture that emerges from the analysis, posits that the need for highest work performance, knowledge management and strict control is high and the South African government's administrative barriers seem to be the most crucia...
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Demonstrating the equivalence of constructs is a key requirement for cross-cultural empirical research. The major purpose of this paper is to demonstrate how to assess measurement and functional equivalence or invariance using the 9-item, 3-factor Love of Money Scale (LOMS, a second-order factor model) and the 4-item, 1-factor Pay Level Satisfactio...
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Demonstrating the equivalence of constructs is a key requirement for cross-cultural empirical research. The major purpose of this paper is to demonstrate how to assess measurement and functional equivalence or invariance using the 9-item, 3-factor Love of Money Scale (LOMS, a second-order factor model) and the 4-item, 1-factor Pay Level Satisfactio...
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A HISTORICAL OUTLINE OF BOTSWANA, Botswana was formerly called Bechuanaland protectorate: At independence, it had hardly anything in terms of either infrastructural development or human resources development; in fact, it was classified as one of the 25 poorest countries in the world. It received self-governance from Britain in 1965 and on September...
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A HISTORICAL OUTLINE OF SOUTH AFRICA, After the British seized the Cape of Good Hope area in 1806, many of the Dutch settlers (the Boers) trekked north to found their own republics. The discovery of gold (1866) and diamonds (1867) spurred wealth and immigration and intensified the subjugation of the original indigenous Africans. The Boers resisted...
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This study explores South African managers' expectations of prospective South African-United States international joint ventures. One hundred and three middle level South African managers responded to a theory-based original survey questionnaire that included questions about various aspects of prospective US-South African joint ventures. US compani...
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Two hundred seventy-two college students from South Africa and the United States completed the Extended Version of the Objective Measure of Ego Identity Status. Significantly more South African students than U.S. students were classified into the achieved status. South African students showed a tendency to be foreclosed in the interpersonal domains...