Staff Profile

Lee Shau Kee School of Business and Administration Key Staff Staff Profile
Dr. Ugwuanyi Ijeoma Priscilla 博士
BSc (Hons) UNN, PhD CityU
Senior Lecturer
Lee Shau Kee School of Business and Administration


Ijeoma Priscilla Ugwuanyi is a Senior Lecturer at the Lee Shau Kee School of Business and Administration, Hong Kong Metropolitan University. She earned her PhD from City University of Hong Kong. Her research interests focus on how societal challenges affect firms and individuals in firms, and how firms and their leaders respond, and contribute to addressing such challenges. In this regard, she is interested in topics that span both micro and macro areas of Leadership, International Business, Gender and Racial diversity, Strategic Management, Entrepreneurship and Organizational theory.

Prior to starting her PhD, Ijeoma worked as a Finance/Admin Officer for a USAID funded project targeting vulnerable groups, which delivered economic and social empowerment iniatives. She also worked as a Research Assistant at the Lagos Business School, Pan-Atlantic University, Nigeria. 

Teaching Areas & Research Interests

  • International Business Strategy
  • Business and Society
  • Strategic Leadership
  • Organizational Theory
  • Digital Globalization
  • Women in Business

Selected Publications

Book Chapters

  • Onukwuba H. & Ugwuanyi, I. (2018) “Promoting University Excellence through Effective Alumni Leadership”. In D. Hall & G. Ogunmokun (Eds), Higher Education, Leadership, Management and Marketing. The Global Publishing House International.
  • Onwuegbuzie, H., & Ugwuanyi, I. (2018) “Experiential Learning Methods for Teaching Entrepreneurship with a Sustainability Mind-set”. Book chapter in Kassel & Rimanoczy (Eds), Developing Sustainability Mind-set in Higher Education. Greenleaf.
  • Onwuegbuzie H, & Ugwuanyi, I. (2016). “Doing Good is Good business: Embedding Ethics in teaching Entrepreneurship.” In K. Ogunyemi (ed) 2016. Teaching Ethics across the Management Curriculum: A Handbook for International Faculty (Volume 2), PRME Collection. pp. 35-55. Business Expert Press.

Journal Articles

  • Kyoung Yong Kim & Ijeoma Ugwuanyi (2023) Social distancing and workplace relationships in South Korea: exploring changes in negative and positive affective exchanges at work before and during COVID-19, Human Resource Development International, DOI: 10.1080/13678868.2023.2217732.
  • Kim, K. Y., Atwater, L., Jolly, P., Ugwuanyi, I., Baik, K., & Yu, J. (2021). Supportive Leadership and Job Performance: Contributions of Supportive Climate, Team-Member Exchange (TMX), And Group-Mean TMX. Journal of Business Research, 134, 661-674. (Rating = 3* ABS; impact factor = 7.55)

Selected Professional & Community Services

  • Adhoc Reviewer for Academy of Management Conference

Modified Date: 10 Nov, 2023
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