Dr. Oke earned her MBA (with Distinction), Post-graduate Diploma in Research Methods, and Ph.D. from Cardiff Business School in the UK, a top research school belonging to the Ivy League of the UK. Cardiff Business School is also AACSB accredited and is rated the 7th leading UK University. Dr. Oke's dissertation title was "Collaboration between firms in inter-organizational networks in the UK: An analysis of key factors."
Dr. Ronke Oke is a Graduate fellow and Assistant Professor of Organizational Behavior and Management. Her professional experience includes working in various banking positions in Africa and as an associate HR consultant in the UK. Her areas of research are inter-organizational dynamics and inter-firm networking. Dr. Oke has presented at various management conferences in both the U.S. and across Europe and has published articles in peer reviewed academic journals including the "Journal of Change Management" and "Journal of Operations Management". In addition, Dr. Oke has authored a practitioner paper for the Intelligent Transport Systems in the UK.
With about 10 years of teaching experience at the undergraduate and graduate level, Dr. Oke taught Organizational Behavior, Management, and Human Resource Management in the UK, and she has continued to teach those courses at GCU in both a traditional ground and online class setting. Dr. Oke has taught in the Masters of Science in Leadership Program and teaches in the traditional MBA Program, as well as the Executive MBA Program. As assistant professor of Organizational Behavior and Management, Dr. Oke has oversight of the BSBA and MBA curriculum at GCU. She sits on the Graduate Council and the Institutional Review Board at GCU and is actively involved in the Ed.D and DBA Programs