Prof. OBI AUGUSTA CHIAKA.

Department: Business Education
Faculty: Vocational Technical Education
Designation : Professor
Email: chiaka.obi@unn.edu.ng
Phone: +234(0)8038846473, +234(0)8160189688


Publications (Articles and Journals):

Mainline Books

1.    Obi, C. A. (1989). Business Studies for Junior Schools: Typing & Shorthand. Onitsha: AFRICANA -FEP Publishers Limited

2.    Obi, C. A. (2002). Elements of Business. Onitsha: Revised, 2008 Cape Publishers Limited.

3.    Obi, Chiaka (2005). Methodology in Business Education. Enugu: Oktek Publishers Nig. Ltd.

Chapters in Mainline Books

4.     Obi, C. A. (1989). Determining pedagogical needs of business teachers. Teaching and Learning; Chapter 13, 145-152.

5.    Obi, C. A. (1996). An appraisal of the performance of direct-entry students on the business education programme of the University of Nigeria. Readings in Vocational Education. Osuala, E. C. and Ezeji, S. C. O. A. (eds.), pp. 103-110.

6.    Obi, C. A. and Akume, B. C. (2001). Resource evaluation in business education. Book of Readings in Business Education. A publication of the Nigerian Association of Business Educators (NABE). 1 (1), 75 - 82. Journal Articles

7.  Obi, C. A. (1986). Competencies needed by teachers of business management in secondary schools in Anambra State. Journal of Technical Teacher Education. 1 (1), 19-25.
8.  Obi, C. A. (1990). Relationship between work experience and teaching practice grades of vocational education students, University of Nigeria, Nsukka. Business Education Journal, 2(2),131- 135.

9.    Obi, C. A. (1993). Business education students' perceptions of women managers. Nigeria Vocational Journal, 6,61-68

10.    Obi, C. A. & Ali, A.(1995). Influence of age on women managers' perceptions of some affective work skills. Journal for Promoting Quality Education in Nigeria. 6, 1 - 9.

11.    Obi, C. A. &Ali, A. (1995). Affective work skills necessary for the success of women managers. International Journal of Women Studies. 1 (1), 12-20.

12.    Obi, C.A. (1998). Job-seeking skills needed by university graduates for gainful employment. Studies in Technical Teacher Education Journal, 2(1 &2), 109-114.

13.    Obi, C.A. (1998). Philosophical foundations of business and office education. Journal ofBusiness and Office Education. 1(1), 7-13.

14.    Obi, C.A. (1998). Socio-psychological skills that influence the advancement of women in management positions in business organizations. Journal of Vocational and Adult Education. 1(1),69-80.

15.    Obi, C.A. (2000). Problems and expectations of adult learners in distance education programme (COSIT) of the University of Lagos. Business Education Journal, 111 (3), 20- 26

16.    Obi, C.A. and Ezeronwu, T.C. and Akume, B.C.(2000). Desire for career changes among business education teachers in Nsukka education zone. Journal of Technical Teacher Education, 3(1), 15-22

17. Obi, C.A. & Arum, A.N. (2000). Job satisfaction and gender differences among Enugu State Government office workers. In Ogbasi, N.J., Azikiwe, U. &Ifelumni, I. (2000). Studies in Gender Discrimination in the 21Century pp. 237-243.

18.    Obi, C.A. (2000). Communication in business studies class. Journal of Curriculum Studies, 8(1), 230-235

19.    Obi, C.A. (2000). The contributions of cooperative societies to poverty alleviation in Orji River Local Government Area. Journal of Nigerian Educational Research Association, 14(2) 98-103

20.    Obi, C.A. and Oborah(200 1). Business education teacher as an instrument of information technology in the business classroom. Business Education Journal. 111 (64) 112-119

21.    Obi, C.A. (2000). Communication skills needed by university graduate employees in business organizations for successful job performance. Journal of Business and Office Education. 1 (2), 51-60.

22.    Oborah, J. O. & Obi, C.A. (2001). Information technology skills required by business office workers for effective job performance. Journal of Business and Office Education. 1 (2), 5-13.

23.    Aquah, P.A. & Obi, C.A. (2001). Evaluation of business teachers in the secondary schools in Cross River State. Journal of Business and Office Education. 1 (2), 26-33.

24.    Obi, C.A. (2002). Improvement strategies for Business Studies under the Universal Basic Education Programme. Journal of Nigerian Educational Research Association,2(1), 57- 64.

25.    Obi, C.A. (2002). Information technology skills needed by business education teachers for effective instruction in the secondary schools in Enugu State. Journal of the World Council on Curriculum and Instruction, Nig. Chapter, 4(2), 99-106.

26.    Obi, C.A. (2002). Technical abilities needed in commerce by entry-level commerce teachers in secondary schools in Anambra State. Technology and Research Journal, 1(2),99-105.

27.    Obi, C.A., Enyekit, EO. &Agomuo, E.E. (2004). Analysis of the reality ofUBE and its application in Nigeria Education System. The Architects- Interdisciplinary Journal of Academic Architects in Nigeria, 1 (2), 1-9.

28.    Obi, C.A., Enyekit E.O., &AgomuoE.E. (2004). Education for all Nigerians by the year 2015: A Myth or Reality. The Architects Interdisciplinary Journal of Academic Architects in Nigeria, 1 (2), 34-42.

29. Obi, C.A. &Ajoma, C.U. (2006).Planning and organizing functions necessary for micro enterprise success in Benue State. Business Education Journal, V(2), 106-113.

30. Obi, C.A. &Oliver, Y.B. (2009). Improvement in delivery service through e-banking. The Nigerian Academic Forum, 17(2), 15-21.

31. Obi, C.A. &Oliver, Y.B. (2009).Global business teacher education curriculum: Key to national growth and productivity. Knowledge Review, 19(4), 1-7.

32. Akarahu, C. &Obi, C.A. (2010). Information and communication technology (lCT) skills required by business education teachers of marketing in colleges of education in the South-East, Nigeria. Nigerian Vocational Association Journal, 15(1), 147-157.

33. Ehkasemomhe, J, &Obi, C.A. (2010). Effects of guided discovery learning of students' achievement in final accounts in financial accounting in colleges of education in Edo State. Journal of Nigeria Educational Research Association, 15(1), 37-43.

34. Obi, C.A (2012). Entrepreneurial roles of vocational and technical education in the Nigerian economy. Nigerian Vocational Association Journal, 17(2), 99 -106. 

35. Obi, C.A. &Oliver, Y.B. (2011). Effects of reciprocal peer tutoring (RPT) in the achievement of business education students in entrepreneurship. Business Education Journal, VIII (1), 236 -247.

36. Obi, C.A. &Ibezim, N. E. (2011). Distributive information management in federal university in Nigeria: Implication for computer education. Journal of Educational Research 11 (1) 161-171.

37. Umeji, A.U. & Obi, C.A. (2013). Record keeping and inventory control skills nee, small business operators in Anambra State. International Journal of Education Research, 12 92), 312-328.

38. Obi, C. A.; Ibezim, N.E.; Nwangwu, E.C. &Okafor, U.P. (2013). Capacity building needs of university lecturers in the use of interactive white boards in teaching for qualitative training of teachers. Journal of Curriculum and Instruction 9 (2), 65 -74.

39. Okoye, H.1. & Obi, C.A. (2013). Reducing paper use through wider deployment of new
office technologies in business organizations in Enugu capital city, Nigeria. IOSR Journal of Humanities and Social Science (IOSR-JHSS),e-ISSN: 2279-0837, 17(3), 16-21. www. Iosrjournals.org.

40.    Ibezim, Nnenna, E. & Obi, Chiaka, A. (2013). Re-engineering university education through strategic information management: The Nigerian Experience. Modern Economy Journal 4, 783 -789. http://www.srip.org/journal/mepublished online Nov. 2013.

41.    Obi, C.A. &Ibezim, N.E. (2013). Availability and utilization of technologies in information system units in federal universities in Nigeria. Journal of Home Economics Research 19, 35-43.

42.    Umeji, A.U. & Obi, C.A. (2014). Cost accounting skills needs of small business operators. American Journal of Industrial and Business Management, 4, 246-257. http: dx.doi.org/10.4236/ajibm, 2014-45032.

43.    Okoye, H.1. & Obi, C.A. (2014). Time management techniques required by business leaders in Enugu Metropolic. IORSJournal of Business and Management. e-ISSN: 2278-487X, 9-ISSN:2319-7668 16(5) VER. Iv, 53-6l. www.iosrjournals.org.

44. Ugwanyi, M.O. & Obi, C.A. (2012). Levels of application of augmented services and promotional differentiation strategies by small and medium scale enterprises in South-East Geo-political zone of Nigeria. International Journal of Business and Common Market Studies, 9(1),64-74.

45.    Nwangwu, E.C., Obi, C.A. Ogwu, E.N. (2014). Integration of information and communication technology (lCT) in the curriculum of Federal Unity Schools. (FUS) in Nigeria: implications for learning. Greener Journal of Education Research. ISSN: 2276-77891 V (2012) 6.05, 4(4),091-098.

46. Nwangwu E. C. & Obi, C.A. (2014). Editing and animation creation skills possessed by Computer Education Lecturers for effective instructional delivery in Colleges of Education in South-East Zone of Nigeria. International Journal of Educational Research. OfficialJournal of Faculty of Education, University of Nigeria Nsukka 13(1) 235-251).

47.    Obi, C.A. &Onah, B.I. (2014). Strategies for enhancing the access to and use of Information and Communication Technology in teaching and learning Computer
Education Courses in Colleges of Education in Enugu State. Computer Education Research Journal (CERJ) 1 (1), 118-126 CURRENT CONFERENCE PAPERS

48.    Obi, C.A. &Akume, B.C. (1999). Using the dual system to improve education at the polytechnics in Nigeria. National Policy on education for
sustainabledevelopment issues for the 2 l “Century. A paper presented at the National conference of Business Educators Association. 1999.

49.    Obi, C.A. Oliver, Y.B.(2010). Effects of reciprocal peer tutorial (RPT) in the Achievement of business education students in entrepreneurship education. A paper presented at the annual conference of the Association of Business Educators of Nigeria, at Federal University of Technology, Yola, 2010.

50.    Obi, C.A. &Ibezim, N.E. (2011). Distributed information management in Federal Universities in Nigeria: Implication for Computer Education. Apaper presented at the Annual Conference of the Faculty of Education, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, 2011.

51.    Umeji, A.U. &Obi, C.A. (2013). Record Keeping and Inventory Control skills needs of Small Business Operators on Anambra State. Faculty of Education Annual
Conference, May, 2013.

52.    Nwangwu, E. C. & Obi, C.A. (2013). Expressed Editing and Animation Creation Skills Possessed By Computer Education Lecturers for Effective Instructional
Delivery in Colleges of Education in South East Zone of Nigeria. A Paper Presented at the Faculty of Education Annual National Conference, May 2013.

53.    Nwalado, S.H. &Obi, C.A. (2013). Effects of Peer Learning in the Study of Commerce in Senior Secondary Schools in Delta State. A Paper Presented at the
25th Annual National Conference of the Association of Business Educators of Nigeria (ABEN) held at the University of Benin, 22-25 October, 2013.




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