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Kenneth Chukwujioke Agbim B.A, MBA, M.Sc.
Lecturer II

Kenneth Chukwujioke Agbim is a lecturer in the Department of Entrepreneurial Studies, Veritas University, Abuja. He holds a B.Sc. in Statistics from Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka; an M.Sc. and MBA in Management from the Federal University of Agriculture, Makurdi (now Joseph Sarwuan Tarka University, Makurdi); and an M.Sc. in Development Studies from Benue State University, Makurdi.

Conference Papers

 

1. Igwe, A., Agbim,  K. C., Chukwu, A. M., & Ejike, I. (2021). Exploring the role of family network in business start-up activities in Nigeria. Paper presented at the Maiden International Conference of the UNN Business School, University of Nigeria Business School, University of Nigeria Enugu Campus, Enugu, Nigeiria, March 25-26.

2.  Agbim, K. C. & Igwe, A. A. (2019). Determining the contributory factors to successful succession and post succession performance of family-owned SMEs in South Eastern Nigeria. Paper presented at The 2019 International Conference of Faculty of the Social Sciences, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Enugu State, Nigeria, July 9-11.

 

 

Journal Papers

1.    Agbim, K. C. (2020). Paradigm shift in the management of environmental and social challenges. International  Entrepreneurship  Review, 6(3), 37-49. doi: 10.15678/ IER.2020.060. Published by Centre for Strategic and International Entrepreneurship, Poland.

2.  Agbim,  K. C.  (2020). Government  policy,  financial  inclusion  and  performance  of  SMEs in  South  Eastern  Nigeria. International  Entrepreneurship  Review, 6(2),   69-82. doi:10.15678/IER.2020.0602.05. Published by Centre for Strategic and International Entrepreneurship, Poland.

3.  Agbim, K. C. (2019). Determining the contributory factors to successful succession and post-succession performance of family-owned SMEs in South-Eastern Nigeria. International Entrepreneurship Review, 5(2), 53-73.doi: 10.15678/IER.2019.0502.04. Published by Centre for Strategic and International Entrepreneurship, Poland.

    4.     Agbim, K. C. & Igwe, A. (2019). The role of social network in family business diversification: Evidence from South Eastern Nigeria. Interdisciplinary Journal of    Information, Knowledge, and Management, 14, 199-234. doi:10.28945/4340. Published by Informing Science Institute, USA.

 

     5.    Agbim, K.C. (2019). Corporate governance and firm performance of private family businesses in South-Eastern Nigeria. International Journal of Economics, Business and Management Studies, 6(1), 50-76. doi: 10.20448/802.50.76. Published by Online Science Publishing, USA.

 

     6.    Agbim, K. C. (2019). Social networking and the family business performance: A conceptual consideration. Journal of Entrepreneurship, Management and Innovation (JEMI), 15(1), 79-118. doi: 10.7341/20191514. Published by Fundacja Cognitione, Poland.

      7.   Agbim, K. C. (2018). Enhancing family business succession through intra-firm network: A survey of family businesses in South-Eastern Nigeria. International Journal of Research Publications, 9(1), 1-24. doi: 1009172018284. Published by IJRP Inc., United Kingdom.

      8.   Agbim, K. C. (2018). Professional network and family business professionalization:  Empirical evidence from South Eastern Nigeria. International Journal of Research   Publications, 9(1), 1-20. doi: 1009172018285. Published by IJRP Inc., United Kingdom.

      9.   Agbim, K. C. (2018). Effect of entrepreneurial networks on family business development: A conceptual consideration. International Journal of Small and Medium Enterprises, 1(2), 13-25. doi: 10.54655/ijsmes.v1n2p13. Published by Islamic Banking & Finance and Business, USA.

    10.   Agbim, K. C. (2018). Family business formalization in South-Eastern Nigeria: The role of the intra-industry network. International Journal of Small and Medium Enterprises, 1(2), 43-53. doi: 10.54655/ijsmes.v1n2p43. Published by Islamic Banking & Finance and Business, USA.

   11.    Agbim, K. C. (2018). Emotional intelligence and immigrant entrepreneurship development: A correlation analysis of the Lebanese family entrepreneurship in Nigeria. International Journal of Small and Medium Enterprises, 1(2), 26-42. doi: 10.54655/ijsmes.v1n2p26. Published by Islamic Banking & Finance and Business, USA.

    12.   Agbim, K. C. (2018). Facilitating family business diversification through extra-industry network: Evidence from South Eastern Nigeria. Archives of Business Research, 6(7), 54-65. doi: 10.14738/abr.67.4844. Published by Society for Science and Education, United Kingdom.

   13.    Agbim, K. C. & Eluka, J. (2018). Social network and family business internationalization in South Eastern Nigeria. Journal of Accounting, Business and Finance Research, 3(2), 64-74. doi: 10.20448/2002.32.64.74. Published by Scientific Publishing Institute, USA.

    14.   Agbim, K. C. (2018). Effect of ethical leadership on corporate governance, performance and social responsibility: A study of selected deposit money banks in Benue State, Nigeria. Informing Science: International Journal of Community Development & Management Studies, 2, 19-35.Published by Informing Science Institute, USA.

    15.   Agbim, K. C. (2018). Business network effect on the institutionalization of family businesses in South Eastern Nigeria. Open Journal of Economics and Commerce, 1(1), 1-10. Published by Sryahwa Publications, United Kingdom.

     16.  Agbim, K. C. (2018). Technology transfer and technology transfer performance: The role of technology network of manufacturing entrepreneurships. Open Journal of   Economics and Commerce, 1(1), 28-38. Published by Sryahwa Publications, United Kingdom.

    17.   Agbim, K. C. (2016). Entrepreneurial performance through business environmental     scanning behaviour: Some qualitative evidence. African Journal of Strategic Studies and    Management, 1(1), 26-38. Published by Onitsha Business School, Onitsha, Anambra State, Nigeria.

   18.    Agbim, K. C. & Idris, A. J. (2015).  Competitive advantage through knowledge dissemination: An empirical analysis of hotels in Makurdi metropolis, Benue State, Nigeria.  European Journal of Business and Innovation Research, 3(1), 22-35. Published by The European Centre for Research Training and Development, United Kingdom.

   19.    Idris, A. J. & Agbim, K. C. (2015). Effect of social capital on poverty alleviation: A study of women entrepreneurs in Nasarawa State, Nigeria.  Journal of Research in National Development, 13(1), 208-222. Published by Transcampus Interdisciplinary Research and Study Group, Federal University of Technology, Owerri, Nigeria.

    20.   Idris, A. J. & Agbim, K. C. (2015).  Micro-credit as a strategy for poverty alleviation among women entrepreneurs in Nasarawa State, Nigeria. Journal of Business Studies Quarterly, 6(3), 122-143. Published by JBSQ Inc., USA.

   21.    Oriarewo, G. O.,Agbim, K. C. & Zever, T. A. (2014).  Influence of emotional intelligence on entrepreneurial performance: An empirical analysis of the hospitality industry in Makurdi, Benue State, Nigeria.  International Journal of Academic Research in Management, 3(4), 341-353. Published by Helvetic Editions, Switzerland.

    22.   Oriarewo, G. O., Agbim, K. C. & Zever, T. A. (2014).  Relationship between emotional intelligence and entrepreneurial performance: The mediating effect of entrepreneurial competence.  Australian Journal of Business and Management Research, 4(8), 1-9. Published by New South Wales Research Centre, Australia.

    23.   Agbim, K. C., Oriarewo, G. O. & Zever, T. A. (2014).  Contribution of organizational structure, leadership & relationship styles, and innovation process toward organizational innovativeness: Literature review and proposed framework.  International Journal of Economics, Commerce and Management, II(12), 1-16. Published by IJECM, United Kingdom.

    24.   Agbim, K. C., Oriarewo, G. O. & Zever, T. A. (2014).  Impact of business environmental scanning behaviour on the entrepreneurial performance of micropreneurs: A conceptual framework.  European Journal of Business and Management, 6(24), 87-97. Published by International Institute for Science, Technology and Education (IISTE), United Kingdom.

    25.   Agbim, K. C., Zever, T. A. & Oriarewo, G. O. (2014).  Assessing the effect of knowledge acquisition on competitive advantage: A knowledge-based and resource-based study. Information and Knowledge Management, 4(11), 131-141. Published by International Institute for Science, Technology and Education (IISTE), United Kingdom.

    26.   Agbim, K. C., Oriarewo, G. O. & Zever, T. A. (2014).  Moderating effects of individual entrepreneur and enterprise characteristics on the relationship between business environmental scanning behaviour and entrepreneurial performance. Journal of Business Studies Quarterly, 6(1), 248-268. Published by JBSQ Inc., USA.

    27.   Oriarewo, G. O., Agbim, K. C. & Zever, T. A. (2014).  Responsiveness to knowledge as key determinant of competitive advantage: A resource-based study.  International Journal of Economics, Commerce and Management, II(10), 1-18. Published by IJECM, United Kingdom.

    28.   Oriarewo, G. O., Agbim, K. C. & Zever, T. A. (2014).  Relationship between emotional intelligence and entrepreneurial performance: The mediating effect of managerial competence.  International Journal of Economics, Commerce and Management, II(10), 1-16. Published by IJECM, United Kingdom.

    29.   Agbim, K. C., Owutuamor, Z. B. & Oriarewo, G. O. (2013).  Entrepreneurship development and tacit knowledge: Exploring the link between entrepreneurial learning and individual know-how.  Journal of Business Studies Quarterly, 5(2), 112-129. Published by JBSQ Inc., USA.

    30.   Agbim, K. C., Ayatse, F. A. & Oriarewo, G. O. (2013). Spirituality, ethical behaviour and ethical business: The impact of relatedness.  Journal of Business Management and Social Sciences Research, 2(9), 76-86. Published by Blue Ocean Research Journals, India.

    31.   Agbim, K. C., Oriarewo, G. O. & Owutuamor, Z. B. (2013).  An exploratory study of the entrepreneurial leadership capabilities of entrepreneurs in Anambra State, Nigeria. Journal of Business Management and Social Sciences Research, 2(9), 68-75. Published by Blue Ocean Research Journals, India.

    32.   Agbim, K. C., Oriarewo, G. O. & Owutuamor, Z. B. (2013).  The impact of knowledge management capabilities on organizational performance: A survey of the service sector.  Journal of Business Management and Social Sciences Research, 2(9), 61-67. Published by Blue Ocean Research Journals, India.

    33.   Oriarewo, G. O., Agbim, K. C. & Owutuamor, Z. B. (2013).  Job rewards as correlates of job satisfaction: Empirical evidence from the Nigerian banking sector.  The International Journal of Engineering and Science, 2(8), 62-68. Published by The IJES, India.

    34.   Agbim, K. C., Owutuamor, Z. B. & Oriarewo, G. O. (2013).  The relationship between corporate social responsibility and sustained entrepreneurial success: An investigation using the stakeholder theory.  The International Journal of Engineering and Science, 2(8), 57-61. Published by The IJES, India.

     35.  Agbim, K. C. & Ikyernum, J. (2013).  Fertility and fertility determinants: A nexus for understanding the need to manage the fertility of women in Awka town, Anambra State, Nigeria.  The International Journal of Engineering and Science, 2(8), 48-56. Published by The IJES, India.

     36.  Agbim, K. C., Oriarewo, G. O. & Owutuamor, Z. B. (2013).  Customer relationship management as key factor for gaining sustained entrepreneurial success.  The International Journal of Engineering and Science, 2(8), 44-47. Published by The IJES, India.

    37.   Oriarewo, G. O., Agbim, K. C. & Owoicho, M. (2013).  Entrepreneurial success, knowledge workers plateauing and turnover: The impact of relatedness.  International Journal of Scientific and Research Publications, 3(6), 1-7. Published by IJSRP Inc.

     38.  Oriarewo, G. O., Agbim, K. C. & Aondoseer, A.  (2013). Entrepreneurial perceptions and knowledge among graduates of Nigerian Universities. International Journal of Scientific and Research Publications, 3(6), 1-8. Published by IJSRP Inc.

    39.   Agbim, K. C., Ayatse, F. A. & Oriarewo, G. O. (2013).  Entrepreneurial learning: A social and experiential method of entrepreneurship development among indigenous female entrepreneurs in Anambra State, Nigeria.  International Journal of Scientific and Research Publications, 3(6), 1-10. Published by IJSRP Inc.

    40.   Agbim, K. C., Oriarewo, G. O. & Omattah, A. E. (2013).  An exploratory study of the relationship between innovation and change management. International Journal of Scientific and Research Publications, 3(6), 1-7. Published by IJSRP Inc.

    41.   Agbim, K. C., Oriarewo, G. O. & Owoicho, M. (2013).  Indigenous female entrepreneurs’ leadership styles and innovativeness in Tiv land, Benue State, Nigeria. International Journal of Business and Management Invention, 2(4), 45-52. Published by Invention Journals.

    42.   Agbim, K. C., Oriarewo, G. O. & Owoicho, M. (2013).  Factors influencing entrepreneurial intentions among graduates of Nigerian tertiary institutions. International Journal of Business and Management Invention, 2(4), 36-44. Published by Invention Journals.

     43.  Agbim, K. C., Oriarewo, G. O. & Ijie, N. (2013).  The relative importance of spirituality in entrepreneurship development among graduates of Nigerian tertiary institutions. International Journal of Business and Management Invention, 2(4), 25-35. Published by Invention Journals.

    44.   Agbim, K. C. (2013).  The relative contribution of management skills to entrepreneurial success: A survey of Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in the trade sector.  IOSR Journal of Business and Management, 7(1), 08-16. Published by International Organization of Scientific Research (IOSR).

    45.   Agbim, K. C. (2013).  The impact of organizational structure and leadership styles on innovation.  IOSR Journal of Business and Management, 6(6), 56-63. Published by International Organization of Scientific Research (IOSR).

    46.   Agbim, K. C. & Oriarewo, G. O. (2012). Spirituality as correlate of entrepreneurship development. Journal of Research in National Development, 10(3), 154-164. Published by Transcampus Interdisciplinary Research and Study Group, Federal University of Technology, Owerri, Nigeria.

    47.   Agbim, K. C., Adekitan, R. & Oriarewo, G. O. (2012).  The role of social  entrepreneurships in the management of HIV/AIDS in the workplace. Journal of Management and Entrepreneurial Studies, 1(1/2), 161-171. Published by Business Administration Department, Faculty of Management Sciences, University of Agriculture, Makurdi, Benue State, Nigeria.

    48.   Agbim, K. C. & Oriarewo, G. O. (2011).  Factors influencing indigenous female entrepreneurship development among Tiv people in Benue State, Nigeria.  Journal of Economics and Management Studies, 4(1/2), 99-112. Published by Aboki Publishers, Makurdi, Benue State, Nigeria