Lancashire School of Business and Enterprise
Greenbank Building, GR334
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Subject Areas: Business and Management, Marketing and Public relations, Languages and International Studies
Nnadozie IZIDOR's academic background cuts across Political Science and Public Relations, Business Management and Professional Development, Community Relations and Stakeholder Engagement. Izidor is currently completing his PhD here at UCLan. Before joining the Lancashire Business School as an Associate Lecturer, Izidor had worked in the public sector in Nigeria, been a school teacher in two different countries, and worked as a Marketing Assistant in the UK Automotive Aftermarket Industry.
Nnadozie Izidor started teaching at UCLan in September 2013 in the School of Business and the School of Journalism, Languages and Communication. Since then his teaching and research interests have continued to expand further into International Business Communications, Marketing Strategies, Stakeholder Relations and Engagement, and Community Studies.
Izidor’s PhD focuses on three main themes in a comparative study of three oil and gas multinational companies. These themes are - community relations approaches, strategies of engagement, and corporate social responsibility practices of Royal Dutch Shell, Eni SpA and Total SA. These themes also form part of the area of his research interest.
PGCert. Business and Management Research Methods, University of Central Lancashire, 2011
Emotional Intelligence Course, Futures, UCLan, 2011
MSc Business Management and Professional Development, University of Central Lancashire, 2009
Cert. in Career Planning, Centre for Employability, UCLan, 2008
BSc (Hons) Political Science and Public Administration, Igbinedion University, Nigeria, 2005
Since 2013 Izidor has done teaching in two different schools at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. In the Business of School, Izidor has done teaching within the Division of Communications, Marketing and Public Relations. Modules include Research Methods, Business Relationships, Buyer Behaviour, Integrated Marketing Communication, Skills for Advertisers, Marketing of Services, and Contemporary Marketing.
In the School of Journalism, Languages and Communications, Izidor also teach Managing International Businesses for IBC, and Introduction to Business for Professional Communication.
Jahansoozi, J., Eyita, K. & Izidor, N. (2012), ‘Mago Mago: Nigeria, Petroleum and a History of Mismanaged Community Relations’, chapter 7 in ‘Culture and Public Relations: Links and Implications’, edited by Sriramesh, K. and Vercic, D., published by Routledge, New York
Izidor, N. (2006) ‘The Entrepreneurial Strategist in the Small to Medium Enterprises’, a paper presented at the Institute of Strategic Management, Nigeria
Izidor's research interest focuses on Community Studies in Different Societies, Oil and Gas Mining Companies in Developing Countries, Stakeholder Relations and Engagement, and How Multinational Companies Develop Localised Strategies for Engaging Host Communities.