Dr Temidayo Akenroye

Liverpool Business School

Dr Temidayo Akenroye is a Senior Lecturer in Supply Chain Management and the module leader for Strategic Procurement Management; International Business Organisations; and Research Methods, at the Liverpool John Moores University. He has over 15 years of industrial, academic and consulting experience working with a wide range of organisation in the UK, Europe, USA and Sub-Sahara Africa. He is also a Visiting (Associate) Professor at Coal City University, Enugu, Nigeria.

He holds a PhD in Supply Chain Management from the University of Salford; two master’s degrees, one in Sustainability Leadership, from the prestigious University of Cambridge and the other in Supply Chain & Logistics Management from the University of Salford, where he also held part-time teaching positions. He is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and holds a Postgraduate Certificate in Academic Practice from the Liverpool John Moores University. Temidayo is a full member (MCIPS) of the Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply, UK and currently coordinates their activities for module accreditation in University.

His research interests cover the general supply chain management space, with a core focus on sustainable supply chains, public procurement, and healthcare supply chains in developing countries, SMEs development and the human (behavioural) aspect of data-driven decision making. He has published over 20 top-tier academic articles including papers in leading international journals ranked “3” in CABS and/or “A” in the ABDC lists, such as, International Journal of Production Economics, Supply Chain Management: An International Journal, International Public Management Journal, Journal of Cleaner Production, and International Journal of Logistics Management.

Dr Akenroye has secured research and consultancy funding from various sources across the globe. He is currently the Principal Investigator for the British Academy/ Leverhulme funded project on “Building a Data-driven Culture in The Blood Supply chain in Nigeria (DUTOSA). He recently received a grant from Society for the Advancement of Management Studies (UK) to organise “research seminar on “mainstreaming African indigenous management theories and practices into publications in international journals”. In 2018, he received the Global Challenges Research Fund, UK (through Liverpool John Moores University) to investigate “the use of public procurement to create jobs in Nigeria”, and won the QR Strategic Priorities Fund (UK) in 2020 to “develop a taxonomy of risk factors for the blood supply chain in Nigeria”.

His research has wider societal impact beyond academia, particularly on Leveraging institutional procurement for linking small businesses and local farmers to markets. From 2013 – 2015, he provided technical consultancy support on research funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to “design and pilot procurement interventions for linking smallholder farmers to supply opportunities” in school feeding programmes in Kenya, Ghana, and Mali” (through SNV, Netherlands Development Org). The project contributed productively to linking over 20,000 small-holder famers into the supply chain opportunities in school feeding programs across three African countries.

Dr Akenroye sits on the Research Advisory Panel (RAP) for Africa Resource Centre - an organisation established by Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to provide research leadership (strategic advice) on supply chain research initiatives in Africa. RAP peer review of grant applications from academic institutions in Africa, has supported 8 research projects with cumulative funding of $250, 434. He was recently appointed Chair of the Research Steering Committee for Africa Supply Chain Think-Tank; a member of the Board of Directors (Trustees) at Agritech and Social Innovation Hub, Nigeria; and Special Adviser on Public Health Chains Supply Initiatives for Cooper/Smith, Washington, D.C, USA. In the past, Dr Akenroye served as a Member of Steering Groups for the UK’s NHS, including at the Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust (Sustainability Steering Group); and Halton and St Helens Primary Care Trust (Carbon Reduction Strategy Group).

He has been widely sought to comment on topical issues on television by the UK’s British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC), on how the Covid-19 outbreak is disrupting global supply chains. Dr Akenroye has delivered keynote speeches, invited research seminars and lectures at various universities and professional fora around the world, including at the Salford Business School, University of Salford, UK; University College, Ghent, Belgium; IPAG Business School, Nice; Africa Resource Centre (ARC), Nigeria and South Africa; and the Supply Chain Network, Nigeria.

Dr Akenroye would be happy to supervise PhD (doctoral) students in various areas of supply chain management, including procurement, logistics, sustainability, and the development of Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).

Languages

English
Yoruba

Degrees

University of Salford, United Kingdom, PhD in, Supply Chain Management
University of Cambridge, United Kingdom, MSt in Sustainability Leadership
University of Salford, United Kingdom, MSc in Procurement, Supply Chain & Logistics
Liverpool John Moores University, United Kingdom, PGcert in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education
Maritime Academy of Nigeria, Nigeria, PgDip in Shipping Technology and Logistics
Federal Polytechnic, Nigeria, HND in Mineral Resources Engineering

Academic appointments

Senior Lecturer in Supply Chain Management, Liverpool Business School, Liverpool John Moores Univeristy, 2017 - present
Lecturer (part-time) in Procurement and Supply Chain Management, Salford Business School, University of Salford, 2008 - 2009

Highlighted publications

BE NGUEMA B, Gongbing BI, Akenroye T, Elbaz J. 2021. The Effects of Supply Chain Finance on Organizational Performance: A Moderated and Mediated Model Supply Chain Management: an International Journal, DOI Author Url Public Url

Durowoju O, Chan HK, Wang X, Akenroye T. 2020. Supply Chain Redesign Implications to Information Disruption Impact International Journal of Production Economics, DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Akenroye T, Jonathan O, Jamal E, Durowoju O. 2020. Dynamic Capabilities for SME Participation in Public Procurement Business Process Management Journal, 26 :857-888 DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Akenroye T, Dora M, Kumar M, El Baz J, Kah S, Jebli F. A Taxonomy of Barriers to Adoption of Sustainable Practices in the Coffee Farming Process Journal of Cleaner Production, DOI Author Url Public Url

El Baz J, Jebli F, Akenroye T, Cherrafi A. Towards responsible conflict minerals supply chain management: A systematic literature review and a supply chain governance framework International Journal of Logistics Management, Public Url

Book

Frei R, Ibrahim S, Akenroye T. 2021. Africa and Sustainable Global Value Chains Springer 9783030787905

Journal article

Oyegoke A, Powell E, Ajayi S, Godawatte G, Akenroye T. 2021. Factors affecting the selection of effective cost control techniques in the UK construction industry Journal of Financial Management of Property and Construction, DOI Public Url

BE NGUEMA B, Gongbing BI, Akenroye T, Elbaz J. 2021. The Effects of Supply Chain Finance on Organizational Performance: A Moderated and Mediated Model Supply Chain Management: an International Journal, DOI Author Url Public Url

Kah S, Akenroye T. 2020. Evaluation of social impact measurement tools and techniques: A systematic review of the literature Social Enterprise Journal, DOI Public Url

Durowoju O, Chan HK, Wang X, Akenroye T. 2020. Supply Chain Redesign Implications to Information Disruption Impact International Journal of Production Economics, DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Akenroye T, Jonathan O, Jamal E, Durowoju O. 2020. Dynamic Capabilities for SME Participation in Public Procurement Business Process Management Journal, 26 :857-888 DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Akenroye TO, Nygård HM, Eyo A. 2017. Towards implementation of sustainable development goals (SDG) in developing nations: A useful funding framework International Area Studies Review, DOI Public Url

Akenroye TO, Kuenne CW. 2015. Key competencies for promoting service innovation: What are implications for the health sector? The innovation journal : the public sector innovation journal, 20

Oyegoke AS, Akenroye TO, Dickinson M. 2015. Transformation in the organisation and management of traditional contracting system in the UK International Journal of Project Organisation and Management, 6 :358-378 DOI

Akenroye TO. 2013. An appraisal of the use of social criteria in public procurement in Nigeria Journal of Public Procurement, 13 :364-397 DOI

AKENROYE TO, AJU O. 2013. A TAXONOMY OF APPROACHES FOR PROMOTING SMEs ACCESS TO PUBLIC PROCUREMENT MARKET Journal of Enterprising Culture, 21 :335-357 DOI

Kuenne CW, Akenroye TO, Moeslein KM. 2013. Online Innovation Intermediaries In Healthcare Proceedings of the 21st European Conference on Information Systems, Author Url Public Url

Akenroye TO, Aju O. 2013. Barriers to SMEs participation in public procurement in Nigeria: Some preliminary results International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management, 17 :314-328 DOI

Akenroye TO, Oyegoke AS, Eyo AB. 2013. Development of a framework for the implementation of green public procurement in Nigeria International Journal of Procurement Management, 6 :1-23 DOI

Akenroye TO. 2012. Factors influencing innovation in healthcare: A conceptual synthesis Innovation Journal, 17 :1-21

Akenroye TO, Ojo O, Aju O. 2012. Purchasing and Supply Management Practices in Corporate Nigeria: An investigation into the Financial Services Industry International Journal of Business and Social Science, Vol. 3 Public Url

Elbaz J, Jebli F, Cherrafi A, Akenroye T, Iddik S. The cultural dimensions in Supply Chain Management research: A state of the art review and research agenda European Business Review, Public Url

Akenroye T, Dora M, Kumar M, El Baz J, Kah S, Jebli F. A Taxonomy of Barriers to Adoption of Sustainable Practices in the Coffee Farming Process Journal of Cleaner Production, DOI Author Url Public Url

El Baz J, Jebli F, Akenroye T, Cherrafi A. Towards responsible conflict minerals supply chain management: A systematic literature review and a supply chain governance framework International Journal of Logistics Management, Public Url

Chapters

Akenroye T, Mukesh K, Manoj D, Ugwushi Bellema I, Violet M, Oluseyi A. Evaluating the barriers to adopting sustainable agriculture practices in smallholder coffee farming: implications for global value chains Regina F, Sherwat Elwan I, Akenroye T. Africa and Global Value Chains Springer. 2021 Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Conference publication

Belal H, Faizal AZ, Akenroye T. Beneficial Communication Development Method for Dislocation Mode of Study Students BAM Teaching & Learning (MKE) Conference

External collaboration:

University of Wolverhampton, Centre for International Development and Training,, Dr Aurelian Mbzibain - Project Partner on “Mainstreaming African indigenous management theories and practices into publications in international journals”. 2021

University of South Africa, Professor Marcia Mkansi - Project Partner on “Simulation-Based Learning for Research Methods Module (SIMBAL)”. 2021

Université Ibn Zohr, Morocco, Dr Jamal Elbaz – Project Partner on “Data-Driven Culture in The blood Supply Chains” (DUTOSA project). 2021

University of Lagos, Nigeria, Department of Heamatology and Blood Transfusion,, Dr Olusola Olowoselu – Project Partner on “Data-Driven Culture in The blood Supply Chains” (DUTOSA project). 2021

Research Grants Awarded:

School of Business & Management Learning and Teaching Enhancement Fund, Simulation-Based Learning for Research Methods Module (SIMBAL), PI - Temidayo Akenroye, Foteini Stavropoulou, Giuseppe Scotto, Kostas Zervas, Grant value (£): 10000, Duration of research project: 6 months. 2021

British Academy/Leverhulme Small Research Grants, Building a Data-driven Culture in The Blood Supply chain in Nigeria (DUTOSA): PI - Temidayo Akenroye, Grant value (£): circa £10,000, Duration of research project: 18 months. 2021

Society for the Advancement of Management Studies (SAMS), “Mainstreaming African indigenous management theories and practices into publications in international journals” PI - Temidayo Akenroye, CI- Claire Hannibal, Grant value (£): 5,450, Duration of research project: 3 years (max). 2020

Strategic Priority Scheme, Liverpool John Moores, University, UK, Developing a taxonomy of risk factors for the blood supply chain in Nigeria, PI - Temidayo Akenroye, Grant value (£): 2500, Duration of research project: 1. 2020

Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) via LJMU, “Creating jobs through public procurement: an investigation in state procurement practices in Edo- State, Nigeria” PI- Temidayo Akenroye, Grant value (£): 2,740, Duration of research project: 3 months. 2018

SNV, Netherlands Development Organisation, “Design and pilot of procurement interventions to link smallholder farmers to School Feeding Programs in Kenya, Mali and Ghana", PI - Temidayo Akenroye, Grant value (£): 15,000, Duration of research project: 2 years. 2013

External committees:

Board of Directors (Trustees), Agritech and Social Innovation Hub, Member, https://agritechhubnigeria.com/. 2021

Research Committee, Africa Supply Chain Think-Tank, Chair (Lead). 2020

Research Advisory Panel, Africa Resource Centre (ARC), Member, https://www.africaresourcecentre.org/. 2019

Advisory Board, Cooper/Smith, LLC USA, Special Adviser on Public Health Chains Supply Initiatives. 2019

Membership of professional bodies:

Member, The British Academy of Management, https://www.bam.ac.uk/. 2021

Full Member (MCIPS), The Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply, UK.

Member, European Operations Management Association, http://www.euroma-online.org/.

Media Coverage:

https://email-bulletins.ljmu.ac.uk/staff-bulletin/default.aspx?issue=October%2016%202020, LJMU Together Connecting Our Community: beyond a white business curriculum. 2020

https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m000fp82, A live interview on BBC News (North West Tonight) to discuss the impact of coronavirus on UK automotive supply chains.. 2020

Other invited event:

Promoting Supply Chain Excellence in the Pharma Industry through Private Sector-Academia Partnerships, Zoom, The webinar is both a knowledge-building and experience-sharing session between top executives of selected subset of companies in the pharmaceutical sector (Nigerian and Global companies). The event will provide an opportunity for Nigerian pharmaceutical companies to hear from experts on the value of effective supply chain system to their bottom-line, learn practical steps on building internal capacity in supply chain management, provide an avenue for the companies to share their challenges while proffering solutions or opportunities available to support their journey to supply chain excellence.. 2020

External PGR examinations performed:

Anglia Ruskin University, Professional Doctorate, Has the Modernisation of EU Public Procurement Rules Met the Intended Goals?. 2020

Industrial connections:

Cooper/Smith, Washington, DC, USA, Special Adviser on Public Health Supply Chains, https://coopersmith.org/temidayoakenroye. 2019

Conference presentation:

“An empirical investigation of the drawbacks of SME-friendly public procurement policies: the UK experiences, 26th European Operations Management Association (EurOMA) Conference, Helsinki, Finland, Oral presentation. 2019

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