Chantal Epié

Chantal Epié
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Chantal Epie is a Professor of Human Resource Management at Pan-Atlantic University, Nigeria. She holds a Doctor of Business Administration degree from Business School Lausanne, an MSc Organizational Behaviour from Birkbeck College (University of London) and a Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of Paris.

Prof. Epie has over thirty five years of experience as a management trainer and consultant. She teaches on the undergraduate programme in Elements of Management, Business Communication and Organizational Behaviour.

PUBLICATIONS

 

  1. Books
  • Team Building – What every manager should know about team work in Nigeria LBS Management Series, Criterion Publishers, Lagos, 2004. ISBN 978-36953-3-9
  1. Book Chapters
  • Attoh, U. & Epie, C. (2017) Responsible Management and Negotiation: the Role of Cultural Sensitivity. In Radha R. Sharma, Merrill Csuri, Kemi Ogunyemi’s (Eds)  Managing for Responsibility: A textbook for An Alternate Paradigm.  PRME Collection
  • Epie, C. & Ituma, A. (2014). Working Hours and Work-Family Conflict in the Institutional Context of Nigeria. In Z. Mokomane’s (Ed.) Work-Family Interface in Sub-Saharan Africa – Challenges and Responses. International Perspectives on Social Policy, Administration and Practice, DOI:10.1007/978-3-319-01237-7_4. Switzerland:  Springer International Publishing.
  • Wallace, I. & Epie, C. (2012). Spirituality and the Dignity of Work as Self-development and Service to Society. New Thoughts about Work: Theoretical and Practical Aspects. Oxford:  Interdisciplinary Press.
  • Epie, C. & Wallace, I. (2012). Work-family conflict and Cultural Values: A Case Study of a Nigerian Dual-Earner Couple. New Thoughts about Work: Theoretical and Practical Aspects. Oxford:  Interdisciplinary Press.
  • Epie C., Mwangi, M. & Masuda, A. (2010), “Work-family conflict in Sub-Saharan Africa”. In Chinchilla, N., Las Heras, M. & Masuda, A. (Eds.) Balancing Work and Family: A Practical Guide to Help Organizations Meet the Global Workforce Challenge. Amherst, MA: HRD Press, pp. 101-117
  • Epie, C. (2005), “Negotiation, a Problem-Solving Approach to Conflict”. Conflict Resolution Techniques, Hyderabad, India: ICFAI University Press, pp. 91-105. ISBN 81-7881-483-8
  • Epie, C. (2004), “Alternative Dispute Resolution Skills – Understanding the Problem Solving (Win-Win) Approach in Negotiations”. In K. N. Nwosu (Ed.) Legal Practice Skills and Ethics in Nigeria. Lagos: DCONconsulting, pp. 439-466
  • Epie, C. (2003), “Guide on Effective Team building Skills for Principal Officers of the legislature”. In K. N. Nwosu & Anyim P. Anyim (Eds.) Law and practice of the Legislature in Nigeria. Nayee Pub. Co., pp. 331-353. ISBN 978-35561-5-0   978-35561-5-7

 

  1. Journal Articles
  • Otubanjo, O. & Epie, C. (2017). Re-examining the meaning of corporate branding: does corporate advertising give useful insight, IUP Journal of Brand Management
  • Epie, C. & Bada, F. (2014). Proactive Stress Management at GSK (Nigeria): Promoting Work-Life Balance. Human Resource Management, 6 (1), 73 – 76.
  • Epie, C. (2014). Improving Talent Retention in an SME in the Nigerian Environment – Reflections on a Case Study. International Journal of Employment Studies Vol. 22 No. 1
  • Das, S. L. & Epie, C. (2012). Identifying Competencies for Developing Curriculum for MBA and Executive MBA Programs –A Nigerian Experience. Journal of Engineering, Science, and Management Education, 5 (III)..
  • Facing the Challenge of Work-Family Integration in Lagos, Business & Management Journal, Vol. 1 No. 1, January-March 2011, pp. 89-99
  • Africa-Specific Factors Influencing the Decision to Adopt Work-Family Policies: Exploring the Field in NigeriaIfe PsychologIA, Vol. 18(2), 2010, pp. 1-21
  • Benefits of Family-Responsible Management in Nigeria – A comparison of two breweries. Gender & Behaviour, Vol. 8(1), 2010, pp. 2649-2665
  • Managing Time-Based Conflict Across Life Domains in Nigeria – A Decision-Making Perspective. Ife PsychologIA, Vol 17 No. 1, 2009, pp. 194-216
  • HR-Related Benefits of Work-Family Policies. Petroleum Training Journal, Vol. 5 No. 2, July 2008, pp. 61-77
  • Workforce Flexibility and Effective Human Resource Management. Petroleum Training Journal, Vol. 2 No.1 January 2005, pp. 36-44
  • Redefining Work And Nonwork A qualitative study comparing the literature and women’s subjective experience of work and nonwork. Ife PsychologIA, Vol. 12 No. 1, 2004, pp. 40-73
  • A Framework for Training Evaluation. Petroleum Training Journal, Vol. 1 No. 2 March 2004, pp. 1-13.
  • Nigerian Business Negotiators: Cultural Characteristics. Journal of African Business, Vol. 3, Issue 2, 2002, pp. 105-126
  •  Enhancing Managers’ Skills through Conflict Process Review. Ife PsychologIA, Vol. 9 No. 3, special edition 2001, pp. 83-93
  • Innovative Ways of Working – Breaking Old paradigms. Footprints, Vol. 1 2009, pp. 34-37 (in collaboration with David Gration, Lausanne Business School)
  • What helps and what hinders team work – Perspectives of Nigerian team members. LBS Management Review, Vol. 7 No. 2, 2002, pp. 138-148
  • The Training and Development Function and the Power of Getting Things Done. LBS Management Review, Vol. 6 No. 2, July-December 2001 pp. 89-99
  • Job Satisfaction and Performance: A New Tune to an Old Theme. LBS Management Review, Vol. 5 No. 2, July-December 2000 pp. 104-112
  • Women speak about Work: A Call for Reform. LBS Management Review, Vol. 5 No. 1, January-June 2000 pp. 12-32
  •  Preparing people for general management positions. Alumni Review of the IEEM, University of Montevideo, Year 3, No. 1, April 2000, 56-62
  •  Sources of Managerial Stress in Nigerian Organisations. LBS Management Review, Vol. 4 No. 1, January-June 1999, pp. 49-59
  • Selection Interviews: Some Research Findings to Improve Professional Practice. LBS Management Review, Vol. 3 No. 2, July-December 1998, pp. 123-134
  • Employee Behaviour at Work: Matching Performance with Pay? Human Resource Management, Journal of the Institute of Personnel Management, Vol. 9 No. 1, 1997, pp. 24-28
  • Communication and Management: Building a Model Communication in Organizations. LBS Management Review, Vol. 1 No. 2, July-December 1996, pp. 101-109

 

 

  1. Conference Papers
  • Improving talent retention in an SME in the Nigerian Environment – Reflections on a case study, 19th Biennial Conference of the International Employment Relations Association (IERA), 8th-10th July 2013, Macao.
  • Work-Family Integration:An Option or a Duty forWorking Parents?, 3rd Global Conference on Living Responsibly: Ethical Issues in Everyday Life, 18th-20th May 2013, Prague (co-authored with Imelda Wallace)
  • Work-Family Conflict and Cultural Values: A Case Study of a Nigerian Dual-Earner Couple, 2nd Value of Work Conference, 31st October-2nd November 2011, Prague. (co-authored with Imelda Wallace).
  • Spirituality and the Dignity of Work as Self-Development and Service to Society, 2nd Value of Work Conference, 31st October-2nd November 2011, Prague. (co-authored with Imelda Wallace).
  • Long Work Hours and Work-Family Conflict in Lagos (Nigeria), 4th Colloquium of the Network of African Family Scholars, April 2011, Nairobi.
  • Accelerating Growth and Productivity through Team Effectiveness, 1st Annual Conference of the Personnel Practitioners Consultative Association (PPCA), May 2010, Lagos
  • Employee Work-Life Balance and the Need for Family-Responsible Management2010 Annual Corporate Social Responsibility Conference, Lagos, 28th September 2010
  • Strategies for Work-Family Balance and Preferences for Work-Family Policies in the Lagos Metropolis. 3rd Colloquium of the Network of African Family Scholars, November 2009 in Nairobi. Conference proceedings in press, Strathmore Business School, Nairobi.
  • The Business Case for Family-Responsible Management: Evidence from the Banking Sector in Nigeria. 2nd Colloquium of the Network of African Family Scholars 2007 in Nairobi. World Family Scholars Database, Doha International Institute for Family Studies & Development, http://www.fsd.org.qa/
  • Making Work-Life Policies Pay Back – A Comparison of Two Organizations. IERA 15th Annual Conference 2007 on Working Lives, Working Choices, co-hosted by the International Employment Relations Association and Christ Church University. Conference Proceedings Volume 1, pp. 179-188. Christ Church University, Canterbury.
  • Company Performance and Employees’ Family Time – Two Case Studies from  Nigeria. IERA 15th Annual Conference 2007 on Working Lives, Working Choices, co-hosted by the International Employment Relations Association and Christ Church University. Conference Proceedings Volume 1, pp. 170-178. Christ Church University, Canterbury.
  • Family-Responsive Policies in the Nigerian Environment. ACREW Conference 2006 on Socially Responsive, Socially Responsible Approaches to  Employment and Work, co-hosted by the Australian Center for Research in Employment and Work and Kings College (London).

 

  1. Cases and Technical Notes published by the Case Centre
  • Note:   Negotiation – A problem-solving approach to conflict
  • Cases:
    • The PHP Management Team, Part I
    • The PHP Management Team, Part II           (with Teaching Note)
    • The PHP Management Team, Part III
  • Case:   Employee Communication at Continental Products Plc       (with Teaching Note)
  • Case:   The Red Star Spirit   (with Teaching Note)
  • Note:   Persuasion
  • Cases:
    • Personnel Policies at Paragon Merchant Bank Plc, Part I       (with Teaching Note)
    • Personnel Policies at Paragon Merchant Bank Plc, Part II
  • Note:   Background – Merchant Banking in Nigeria 1991-1995
  • Case:   Forging a Team Culture at Marathon Bank (with Teaching Note)
  • Note:   Team Work
  • Case:   The Bad Fuel  (multi-party negotiation) (with Teaching Note)
  • Note:   Negotiation and Communication
  • Cases:
    • Challenges of a Career Woman (A): The Professional Front (with Teaching Note)
    • Challenges of a Career Woman (B): The Balancing Act
  • Case:   Computech Nigeria Limited
  • Note:   Some Thoughts on Motivation Theories
  • Case:   The New Team Leader  (with Teaching Note)
  • Case:   Akin Akinyemi  (with Teaching Note)
  • Case:   Human Manager  (with Teaching Note)
  • Case:   The Case for Staff Buses  (with Teaching Note)
  • Case:   The Case for Decentralization  (with Teaching Note)
  • Case:   The Profit-Sharing Problem    (with Teaching Note)
  • Case:   The Valucard Scheme    (with Teaching Note)
  • Case:   DepthDrilling Company    (with Teaching Note)
  • Case:   Electronic Conflict (A & B)
  • Case: Hard Choice: A Job or a Baby
  • Note: Work-Family Balance – An Employee Perspective
  • Case: Sports Radio 88.9 Brila FM: Motivation through Empowerment  (with Teaching Note) 2015
  • Case (co-authored with Frank Ojadi): Axxiom SARL: The Ivorian Pleurottes (with Teaching Note)

 

  1. Other publications

 

Books

  • Upon this Rock, Scepter, London/New York, 1991
  • The Scriptural Roots of Catholic Teaching,
  • 2nd edition of “Upon this Rock” revised and updated, Sophia Institute Press, Manchester NH, 2002;
    • Nigerian edition by Criterion, Lagos, 2004.
  • Following Christ in Africa, Criterion, Lagos, 1991

 

Booklets

  • The Path of Human Love, Criterion, Lagos, 1991
  • From God on Loan, Criterion, Lagos, 1992