Request for C-suite Executives’ Participation in a Doctoral Research Online Focus Group Discussion on C-Suite Leadership for Advancing Corporate Sustainability Performance in Nigeria

I’m a Doctorate of Business Administration candidate at Business School Lausanne, conducting research on how C-suite executives’ leadership fosters the advancement of Corporate Sustainability Performance (CSP) in Nigeria-based organisations.

Since the exigencies of the current Covid-19 pandemic limit face-to-face contacts, I would like to conduct online focus group discussion with C-suite executives to obtain a richer understanding of how C-suite executives provide leadership to advance CSP in Nigeria.

Hence, I solicit the help of C-suite executives of Nigeria-based organisations as participants in an online focus group discussion with C-suite executives, that will take about 90 minutes.

Interested participants who would like to provide valuable insight into this study and contribute to knowledge and practice of C-suite leadership of CSP advancement, should please feel free to contact me at: for us to work out the details and timing.

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Pius O. Ughakpoteni

Currently a doctoral candidate at Business School Lausanne, Pius is an adept Ex-Journalist-turned-Public Relations, Management and Futuristic Sustainability Leadership Practitioner-Researcher. Passionate about continuous professional development, Pius earned three Master’s degrees from three universities in England in six years. These are: Master of Science in Business and Management Research from Henley Business School at University of Reading (2017); Master of Business Administration in Leadership and Sustainability from the University of Cumbria (2014) as well as Master of Arts in Leading Innovation and Change from York St John University (2013). He got a Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Management from the University of Calabar in 1991. The following year, he began his working career as a Management Assistant. Two years later, he veered into Journalism as a Researcher/Reporter at Nigeria’s THISDAY newspaper. Pius worked on the Business, Energy and Politics desks in several newspapers, and eventually became Associate Editor of Leadership newspaper before he joined the public service. Since 2004, he has risen from Senior Manager position to Deputy Director at the Niger Delta Development Commission, an organisation set up by an Act of the Nigerian parliament to facilitate the sustainable development of the country’s Niger Delta region. Pius's areas of expertise include: Writing, Research, Public Relations, Collaboration and Stakeholder Engagement. His research interests lie at the intersection of leadership, sustainability, innovation, change and strategy implementation. He is fascinated by collaboration and constructive engagement for change as well as by questions around how to work with top executives to advance corporate sustainability performance for the good of all.

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