Dr. Osaro Aigbogun

Discipline Lead (Management & HRM)


  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) – Management
  • Industry Specialist Professional (ISP) – Public Health Management
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  • Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD)
  • Bachelor of Pharmacy (BPharm)


Professional Memberships/ Certifications

  • Institute of Management Consultants (Fellow)
  • Institute of Management Consultants (Certified Management Consultant)
  • London Graduate School (Certified Management Specialist)
  • British Academy of Management (member)
  • Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (member)
  • Pharmacists Council of Nigeria (registered pharmacist)
  • International Association of Public Health Logisticians (member)
  • The Society of Digital Information and Wireless Communications (member)
  • International Management Research and Tech Consortium (member) 






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Employment History

  • Senior Lecturer and Discipline Lead (Management and HRM): Department of Management, Marketing and Digital Business, Faculty of Business, Curtin University Malaysia (July 2022 – Present)
  • Senior Lecturer and Programme Leader (MBA and DBA): Binary University of Management and Entrepreneurship, Malaysia (October 2018 – July 2022)
  • Research Scientist: Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS, Malaysia (January 2018 – July 2018)
  • Graduate Assistant: Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS, Malaysia (December 2013 – December 2017)
  • Superintendent/Manager: All Round Health Ltd Lagos Nigeria (May 2012 – November 2013)
  • Medical Representative: SKG-Pharma Ltd. Lagos Nigeria (March 2010 – September 2010)
  • Pharmacist officer and Preceptor for College of Health Technology (NYSC): General Hospital, Dass Local Government Bauchi Nigeria (March 2009 – March 2010)
  • Internee Clinical Pharmacist: University of Abuja Teaching Hospital Nigeria (March 2008 – March 2009)
  • Clinical Pharmacist (Volunteer): Prohealth International, Health and Mission International, Mercy Foundation, Eggon Medical Forum   (Jan 2007 – Jan 2008)


Research Grants 

  • Fundamental Research Grant (FRGS)
    Date: Sept. 2019- Sept. 2022
    Project title: A Model to Enhance Sustainability of Aquaculture Production and Supply in Malaysia
    Funding Body: Ministry of Higher Education (MOHE) Malaysia
    Grant award: RM 72, 800
    Role: Principal Investigator
  • Curtin Malaysia Collaborative Research Scheme (CMCRS)
    Date: 2023-2025
    Project title: Enhancing Environmental Sustainability Performance through Green Supply Chain Learning: An empirical study among Manufacturing Companies in Sarawak in a Post-Pandemic World
    Funding Body: Curtin University Malaysia
    Grant award: RM 5, 000
    Role: Principal Investigator
  • Curtin Malaysia Teaching Innovation Project grant (CMTIP)
    Date: January. 2023 – Dec. 2023
    Project title: Developing business students’ and community’s waste management attitudes and behaviour through experiential learning and Knowledge Transfer Program Funding Body: Curtin University Malaysia
    Grant award: RM 3, 000
    Role: Co-Investigator


Units Taught 

  • Human Resource Development (MGMT 2009)
  • Strategic Rewards and Performance Management (MGMT 3014)
  • International Business Strategy Research (IBUS 6000)
  • Business Research Methods (MKTG 5004)


Research Interests 

  • Green human resource management
  • Change management
  • Crisis management
  • Business continuity
  • Strategic management
  • Global supply chain management
  • Pharmaceutical supply chain resilience
  • Logistics management
  • Operations management



 Academic Journal Articles

  • Aluh, D. O., Aigbogun, O., Okoro, R.N (2023). Correlates of substance use and dependence among Internally Displaced Persons in Maiduguri, Nigeria. Journal of Substance Use. (Forthcoming)
  • Aigbogun, O., Matinari, M. & Fawehinmi, O. (2023). Exploring predictors of e-marketing continuance intention in the Zimbabwean pharmaceutical industry during the COVID-19 pandemic. African Journal of Economic and Management Studies, Vol. ahead-of-print No. ahead-of-print. https://doi.org/10.1108/AJEMS-06-2022-0254
  • Tay, Y.H. and Aigbogun, O. (2023) ‘Leadership styles and business performance: a study of service-based SMEs amidst the COVID-19 pandemic in Klang Valley, Malaysia’, Int. J. Business Performance Management, Vol. X, No. Y, pp.xxx–xxx. https://doi.org/10.1504/IJBPM.2023.10050555
  • Aluh, D. O., Aigbogun, O., & Anyachebelu, O. C. (2022). Depression Among Immigrant Nigerians in Canada. Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health, 1-9. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10903-022-01404-x
  • Cheah, W. K. A., & Aigbogun, O. (2022). Exploring attitude-behaviour inconsistencies in organic food consumption during the COVID-19 pandemic in the Klang Valley, Malaysia. Cleaner and Responsible Consumption, 100077. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.clrc.2022.100077
  • Alowi, M., Aigbogun, O.,Kanic, Y., & Sambasivan, M. (2022). Attitude towards Pharmaceutical Promotional tools and its influence on Physician’s prescribing behaviour in Sudan. International Journal of Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Marketing. Vol. ahead-of-print No. ahead-of-print. Emerald Publishing. https://doi.org/10.1108/IJPHM-03-2021-0036
  • Fehan, H., &Aigbogun, O. (2022). Impact of External Environmental Factors on Construction Firms’ Performance, Mediated by Institutional Pressures. Civil Engineering Journal, 8(5), 967-984, http://dx.doi.org/10.28991/CEJ-2022-08-05-09
  • Abdullahi, M.S., Adeiza, A., Abdel Fattah, F.A.M., Fatma, M., Fawehinmi, O., & Aigbogun, O.(2022). Talent Management Practices on Employee Performance: A Mediating Role of Employee Engagement in Institution of Higher Learning: Quantitative Analysis. Industrial and Commercial Training. Emerald Publishing. https://doi.org/10.1108/ICT-10-2021-0075
  • Adeiza, A., Abdullahi, M.S., Abdel Fattah, F.A.M., Fawehinmi, O., Ismail, N.A., Arnaut, M., Aigbogun, O.,Adam, I.S., & Ehido, A. (2022). Mediating mechanism of customer satisfaction on customer relationship management implementation and customer loyalty among consolidated banks. Uncertain Supply Chain Management 10 (3) 819–832. https://doi.org/10.5267/j.uscm.2022.3.012
  • Aigbogun, O.,Xing, M., Fawehinmi, O., Ibeabuchi, C., Ehido, A., Ahmad, R., & Abdullahi, M. (2022). A supply chain resilience model for business continuity: The way forward for highly regulated industries. Uncertain Supply Chain Management, 10(1), 1-12. https://doi: 10.5267/j.uscm.2021.11.001
  • Fehan, H., & Aigbogun, O.(2021). Influence of Internal Organizational Factors and Institutional Pressures on Construction Firms’ Performance. Construction Economics and Building, 21(2). https://doi.org/10.5130/AJCEB.v21i2.7593
  • Fehan, H., & Aigbogun, O.(2020). Analysis of the Factors affecting the Performance of Syrian Construction Companies, Moderated by Institutional Pressures. International Journal of Innovation, Creativity and Change. 11(3), 243 – 258
  • Ghazali, Z., & Aigbogun, O.(2019). Information Source and Media Channel Preference of Malaysian Consumers: A Perception study on Lead-based Household Paints Hazards. Platform: A Journal of Management and Humanities, 1 (1), 47-55
  • Aigbogun, O.,Ghazali, Z., & Razali, R. (2017). The Impact of Regulatory Function on Supply Chain Resilience: Reliability of Measurement Scales. Global Business and Management Research: An International Journal, 9(1s), 524-531
  • Aigbogun, O.,Ghazali, Z., & Razali, R. (2016). The Mediating Impact of Halal Logistics on Supply Chain Resilience: An Agency Perspective, International Review of Management and Marketing, 6(S4), 209-216
  • Aigbogun, O.,Ghazali, Z., & Razali, R. (2015). Resilience Attributes of Halal Logistics on the Pharmaceutical Supply Chain. Global Business and Management Research: An International Journal, 7(3), 34-43
  • Aigbogun, O.,Ghazali, Z., & Razali, R. (2014). A Framework to Enhance Supply Chain Resilience: The case of Malaysian Pharmaceutical Industry. Global Business and Management Research: An International Journal, 6(3), 219-229


Conference Proceedings/ Presentations 

  • The Seventh International Conference on Economic and Business Management (FEBM2022), China – October 2022
    Presentation Title: Antecedents of E-Marketing Use Continuance Intention in Pharmaceutical B2B Supply Chain: Empirical Evidence from a Low-Income Economy in the Midst of COVID-19 Pandemic
  • International Scientific Conference on Innovation Management in Maintaining Socioeconomic Stability: Problems and Solutions, Uzbekistan – 11 November 2022 (Keynote Speaker)
    Presentation Title: Leveraging Innovation in the Changing Landscape of Business
  • Advances in Managing Operations and Sustainability, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia – December. 2015
    Presentation Title: The Mediating Impact of Halal Logistics on Supply Chain Resilience: An Agency Perspective
  • International Conference on Leadership and Management, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia – July 2018
    Presentation Title: Collaborative Regulation and Supply Chain Resilience
  • International Conference on Excellence in Business, United Arab Emirates (UAE) – May 2012
    Presentation Title: Financing Model for the Alleviation of the Urban and Rural Poor
  • International Conference on the Development of Professions, Skills & Human Resources, Algeria – May 2012
    Presentation Title: The Strategic role of Efficient Logistics and Supply chain Management in Healthcare


Book Chapters 

  • Aigbogun, O. (2023). An Exploration of Resilience in Medical Gloves Supply Chain During COVID-19 Pandemic. In: Khan, O., Huth, M., Zsidisin, G.A., Henke, M. (eds) Supply Chain Resilience. Springer Series in Supply Chain Management, vol 21. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-16489-7_3
  • Aigbogun, O., Ghazali, Z., Xing, M., Fawehinmi, O., & Abdullahi, M.S., (2023). Exploring consumer awareness of health and environmental implications of lead toxicity in household paints. INTERAGROMASH 2022, LNNS 574, pp. 1–11, Springer Nature. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-21432-5_165
  • Lei, J., Hock, O.Y., & Aigbogun, O. (2023). Exploration of Entrepreneurship Education and Innovative Talent Training Model: New Normal Perspective. In Hill, I, Jones, P, Dobson, S., Elias, S (Eds). Creative (and cultural) entrepreneurship in the 21st century. Emerald Publishing
  • Fehan, H., Aigbogun, O. (2023). The Effect of Environmental Factors and Institutional Pressures on Construction Firms’ Performance: A Proposed Model. In: Guda, A. (eds) Networked Control Systems for Connected and Automated Vehicles. NN 2022. Lecture Notes in Networks and Systems, vol 510. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-11051-1_131
  • Aigbogun, O., Uwakina, J., & Aigbogun, O. (2021). Acculturation and Acculturative Stress among Immigrant Population: A Critical Review in the Midst of the COVID-19 Pandemic. In S. Mortet (Ed.), Migration and Development: Experiences and Strategies (pp. 40-49). GMFAMI editions


Newspaper Publications

  • Aigbogun, O.(2020). You either swim or sink in COVID-19, Published in Punch Newspapers on 13th May, 2020. Available at: https://punchng.com/you-either-swim-or-sink-in-covid-19
  • Aigbogun, O.(2020). Now the enemy (COVID-19) has come to stay, what next? Published in Punch Newspapers on 27th May, 2020. Available at: https://punchng.com/now-the-enemy-has-come-to-stay-what-next
  • Aigbogun, O.(2020). Edo elections: Lessons for business managers. Published in Punch Newspapers on 22nd September. Available at: https://punchng.com/edo-election-lessons-for-business-managers 


Supervision of Higher Degree by Research Student  

Fehan Hassan. Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

  • Thesis title: The Influence of Environmental Factors on Construction Firm Performance: Mediated by Institutional Pressures
  • Role: Thesis supervisor
  • Status: Completed

 Fredrick Farai Muchena.Doctor of Business Administration

 Keith Nkomo. Doctor of Business Administration

  • Thesis title: Sustainable Health Financing Strategies to Reduce Catastrophic and Impoverishing Spending on Health in Zimbabwe
  • Role: Thesis supervisor
  • Status: Completed

Matthews Matinary.Doctor of Business Administration

  • Thesis title: Factors affecting E-Marketing Adoption and Use Continuance in COVID-19 Context: Empirical Evidence of the Pharmaceutical Industry in Harare, Zimbabwe
  • Role: Thesis supervisor
  • Status: Completed

 Innocent Mugwisi. Doctor of Business Administration

  • Thesis title: The Impact of Cartels on the Oil and Gas industry of Zimbabwe
  • Role: Thesis supervisor
  • Status: Completed

Tay Yow Hong.Doctor of Business Administration

  • Thesis title: Leadership Styles and Business Performance: A Study of Service-Based SME’s in the Midst of COVID-19 Pandemic in Klang Valley, Malaysia
  • Role: Thesis supervisor
  • Status: Completed

 Cheah Wai Kuan Alice.Doctor of Business Administration

  • Thesis title: Exploring Attitude-Behaviour Inconsistencies in Organic Food Consumption during COVID-19 Pandemic
  • Role: Thesis supervisor
  • Status: Completed

Khadijah Al Balushi. Doctor of Business Administration

  • Thesis title: Impact of Crisis Management during COVID-19 on Employee Performance at Quality Department of the Ministry of Education in Oman
  • Role: Thesis supervisor
  • Status: Completed

Abraham Mahiya.Doctor of Business Administration

  • Thesis title: Impact of perceived individual creativity on creative entrepreneurial intention of final year students at Harare Institute of Technology in Zimbabwe
  • Role: Thesis supervisor
  • Status: Completed

Nabila Al-Mamari.Doctor of Business Administration

  • Thesis title: The Impact of Training on Employee Performance in Oman Public Institutions: A Case Study on Ministry of Housing and Urban Planning
  • Role: Thesis supervisor
  • Status: Completed


Other Academic Roles (Editorial Board/ Reviewer Academic Journals)

  • Science Journal of Business and Management (Editorial Board)
  • Science Proceedings Series (Editorial Board)
  • Journal of Finance, Business and Management Studies (Guest Editor)
  • Continuity & Resilience Review (Reviewer)
  • Environmental Engineering Research (Reviewer)
  • Environmental Research (Reviewer)
  • Malaysian Journal of Public Health Medicine (Reviewer)
  • City University Research Journal (Reviewer)
  • Modern Economy (Reviewer)
  • Global Journal of Management and Business (Reviewer)
  • Asian Research Journal of Arts and Social Sciences (Reviewer)
  • International Journal of Educational Policy Research and Review (Reviewer)
  • 3rd Asia Pacific Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management (Sept. 2022) (Reviewer)
  • World Engineering, Science and Technology Congress (ESTCON) 2022 (Reviewer)


 Invited Talks

  • Pharma Supply Chain Response during COVID-19, FPConnect Conference by Informa PLC. UK, March 2021
  • Resilience & Business Continuity, Guangxi University of Finance & Economics, China, April 2020
  • Development of Professions, Skills & Human Resources, University of Mascara, Algeria, May 2012
  • Trends in Management of Insomnia, Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria Edo state, Dec. 2007 


Faculty Committee Memberships

  • Discipline Lead, Management and Human Resource Management
  • Service Lead, Training and Development Service Area, Research and Development Committee
  • Faculty Learning and Teaching Committee, Faculty of Business
  • Staff Student Experience Committee

Research Cluster Memberships

  • Management and Human Resource Management