Iwowo, Vanessa

Dr Vanessa Iwowo  


Position held

Experience keywords:

leadership development; leadership in Africa; leadership

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My research interests focus on the various processes and interactions as well as the dynamic relationships through which knowledge is generated and applied, particularly in the field of leadership theory and practice and, more broadly, in management development.

Sectors and industries to which research relates:

Consultancy; Policy and Regulatory Bodies

Countries and regions to which research relates:

Africa; UK


French [Spoken: Basic, Written: Basic]

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+44 (0)20 7106 1169

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Iwowo, Vanessa (2011) The internationalization of leadership development In: Turnbull, Sharon and Case, Peter and Edwards, Gareth and Schedlitzki, Doris, (eds.) Worldly Leadership: Alternative Wisdoms for a Complex World . Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstokel, UK, 52-68. ISBN 9780230284708


Iwowo, Vanessa (2010) De-familiarising the ordinary: leadership development as human resource management intervention in Africa. In: International conference on HRM and the management of organizations in Africa , 2010, Nottingham, UK


Iwowo, Vanessa (2008) Evaluating leadership development in young volunteering women. In: Critical Labour Studies PGR conference, 2008, Exeter, UK

Iwowo, Vanessa (2008) Leadership development in emerging economies: the Nigerian example. In: Leadership and management studies in Sub-Sahara Africa , 07-09 Jul 2008, Accra, Ghana


Iwowo, Vanessa (2007) Exploring the dynamics of work group cohesion - a study of teams in Nigeria and the UK Lancaster University Management School, Lancaster, UK.

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