Dr. Jude Emelifeonwu

Academic Qualifications

Doctor of Philosophy (Human Resource Development) 2014
University of Wales, UK
Master of Art 2004
Keele University, Keele, UK
Master of Science
University of Lagos
Certificate in Diversity and Equality 2012
Bachelor of Science  
University of Port Harcourt


Office No.

+60 85 443939 ext. 5071





Room No.

No. 50, Row 3


Employment History

  1. Senior Lecturer, Department of Management, Faculty of Business, Curtin Malaysia (2015 – present)
  2. Head of Department, Department of Management, School of Business, Curtin Malaysia (2017 – present)
  3. Associate Dean, Teaching, and Learning, School of Business, Curtin Malaysia (2016 – 2017)
  4. HR Business Partner, Harvest Centre Stafford (UK registered Charity No 1149055)  (2009-2015)
  5. Branch/HR Manager, Zinox Technologies Limited,  (2001 – 2003)


Unit Taught

  1. Fundamental of Management
  2. Business Ethics
  3. Communication in Business


Research Interests

  1. Employee Voice
  2. Employee Engagement
  3. Industrial Relations in Africa
  4. Employability in Asia



Journal Articles

  1. Jude Chukwuemeka Emelifeonwu, Reimara Valk, (2019). “Employee voice and silence in multinational corporations in the mobile telecommunications industry in Nigeria”, Employee Relations, Vol. 41 Issue: 1, pp.228-252, https://doi.org/10.1108/ER-04-2017-0073
  2. Emelifeonwu, J. (2012). Critical analysis of employee voice forms and process in a UK energy company. In British Academy of Management (BAM) (Eds.). Conference in Ashton Business School Birmingham, UK. [ISBN:978-0-9549608-3-4]
  3. Emelifeonwu, J., & Samuel Folorunso Adeyinka-Ojo, S.F. (2017). Whatsapp Mobile Messenger as an Innovative Approach in Reducing Power Distance in Teaching and Learning, Proceedings of the 26th Annual Teaching Learning Forum, Perth: Curtin University.
  4. Jude Emelifeonwu, J.,  Salleh, N., &  Mow Chan, K.M. (2017). Employer’s perception of the Malaysian Graduate in the service industry. Conference proceeding. 3rd International Skills Colloquium, held in Curtin University Miri.

Book Chapter

  1. Salleh, M, N., Emelifeonwu, J.  & Chan, K.M. (2017). Work readiness in Malaysia. In Transitions from Education to Work: Workforce ready challenges in the Asia Pacific. Routledge. [ISBN: 978-1-138-69175-9]

Updated on: 10 August 2018

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