The IAOM

Africa

Elegido, John

University Education:

1969 – 1974 Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain.

1981 – 1986 Universidad de Navarra, Pamplona, Spain

Academic Qualifications:

  • Licenciado en Derecho (Licenciate in Law) 1969 – 1974 (Universidad Central de Madrid)
  • Doctor en Derecho (Doctor of Philosophy in Law) 1981 – 1986 (Universidad de Navarra)

Professional Qualifications:

Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria

Professional Experience:

I. EOE Consulting Group, Valencia, Spain (1974 – 1977): Trainee Consultant and Consultant
II. Educational Co-operation Society, Lagos, Nigeria (1977 – 1979): Project Development Controller
III. Institute of Management and Technology, Enugu, Nigeria (1979 – 1985): Lecturer and Senior Lecturer
IV.  Anambra State University of Technology, Enugu, Nigeria (1985 – 1991): Senior Lecturer and Head of Department, Commercial Law
V.  Lagos Business School, Lagos, Nigeria (1991 – 2002): Lecturer (1991 – 2002); Director of Programmes (1991 – 2000); Deputy Director General (2000 – 2002)
VI. Pan-African University, Lagos, Nigeria (2002 – date) : Professor (2002 – date); Deputy Dean of Lagos Business School (2002 – 2005); Dean of Lagos Business School (2005 – 2009); Deputy Vice-Chancellor (June-Dec 2009); Vice-Chancellor (2010-date)

Teaching Experience:

  • Taught Jurisprudence and Tax Law in the Faculty of Law of the Anambra State University of Technology during the years 1985-1991.
  • Developed the Business Ethics course (26 sessions) in the MBA Programme of the Lagos Business School and taught it in 2002, 2003, and 2004.
  • Developed the Business Ethics course (22 sessions) in the Executive MBA Programme of the Lagos Business School and taught it every year from 1997 to 2010.
  • Developed the Business Ethics module (the length has varied between six and nine sessions) in the Chief Executives Programme of the Lagos Business School and taught it every year from 1992 to 2011.
  • Developed the Business Ethics module (the length has varied between nine and 12 sessions) in the Senior Management Programme and the Advanced Management Programme of the Lagos Business School and taught it every year from 1992 to 2002.
  • Developed a non-credit introductory course (12 sessions) on “The Nature of Human Beings” and taught it to the MBA students the year 2006.
  • Taught business ethics specialization courses to PhD candidates in from 2009 to date.

 

Research and Publications:

Books

  • Jurisprudence, Ibadan, Spectrum, 1994
  • Fundamentals of Business Ethics, Ibadan, Spectrum, 1996 (Spanish translation published by IPADE, Mexico, D.F., 1998)
  • Una Comunidad de Servicio – Ensayos en Ética de la Empresa, México, D.F.,  IPADE, 2000.
  • Business Ethics in the Christian Tradition, Ibadan, Spectrum, 2003

Articles

  • Elegido, J.: 1986“Nigeria: The 1986 Sales Tax Decree,” Bulletin for International Fiscal Documentation 7.
  • Elegido, J.: 1987, “Concept of Interest in Nigerian Law of Taxation,” The Nigerian Banker 3.
  • Elegido, J: 1987, “Nigeria: Taxation of Dividends,” Bulletin for International Fiscal Documentation 6.
  • Elegido, J.: 1987, “Liability of Non-Residents to Nigerian Tax,” International Business Lawyer 9
  • Elegido, J.: 1988, “The Nigerian Experience with Tax Clearance Certificates,” Bulletin for International Fiscal Documentation 6.
  • Elegido, J.: 1988, “Void Assessments to Income Tax in Nigeria,” Journal of African Law 1.
  • Elegido, J.: 1988, “The ‘wholly, exclusively, necessarily and reasonably’ Test in the Nigerian Law of Income Tax,” in Report of the 17th Annual Senior Staff Conference of the Federal Inland Revenue Department, Lagos, Federal Government Printer.
  • Elegido, J.: 1990, “Income Taxable in Nigeria,” The British Tax Review 1
  • Elegido, J.: 1991, “The Question of the Objectivity of Ethics and the Epistemology of Human Rights,” in O. F. Ike (ed.) Catholic Social Teachings En-Route in Africa, Enugu, CIDJAP.
  • Elegido, J.: 1993, “A Basic Rationale for Contract Law,” Persona y Derecho 28.
  • Elegido, J.: 1994, “Judges and Coups d’Etat,” Journal of Nigerian and Comparative Law 1/2.
  • Elegido, J.: 1995, “Intrinsic Limitations of Property Rights,” Journal of Business Ethics 14 (Also included in the book Una Comunidad de Servicio).
  • Elegido, J.: 1995, “Naturaleza de los Derechos Familiares de los Empleados” (“Nature of Employees’ Family Rights”) in D. Mele (ed.) Empresa y Vida Familiar, Barcelona, Estudios y Ediciones IESE (Also included in the book Una Comunidad de Servicio).
  • Elegido, J.: 1996, “Business Ethics as a Source of Competitive Advantage,” LBS Management Review  1/1.
  • Elegido, J.: 1996, “Prioridades en las Responsabilidades Sociales de la Empresa” (“Priorities among the Social Responsibilities of the Firm”) in D. Mele (ed.) Etica en el Gobierno de la Empresa, Barcelona, Estudios y Ediciones IESE.
  • Elegido, J.: 1997, “Fighting Corruption in Nigeria,” LBS Management Review  2/1 (Also included in the book Una Comunidad de Servicio).
  • Elegido, J.: 1998, “La Responsabilidad Básica de la Empresa hacia sus Clientes” (“The Basic Responsibility of the Firm towards its Customers”) in D. Mele (ed.) Etica en Dirección Comercial y Publicidad, Barcelona, Estudios y Ediciones IESE (Also included in the book Una Comunidad de Servicio).
  • Elegido, J.: 1998,  “La Creacción de Valor para el Accionista como Ultimo Objetivo de la Empresa” (“Creating Shareholder Value as Ultimate Objective of the Firm”) in D. Mele (ed.) Etica en la Actividad Financiera, Barcelona, Estudios y Ediciones IESE (Also included in the book Una Comunidad de Servicio).
  • Elegido, J.: 1999, “Truthfulness  in Financial Reporting,” LBS Management Review 4/1 (Also included in the book Una Comunidad de Servicio).
  • Elegido, J.: 2009, “The Just Price. Three Insights from the Salamanca School,” Journal of Business Ethics 90.
  • Elegido, J.: 2009, “Business Education and Erosion of Character.” African Journal of Business Ethics Vol 4, No. 1.
  • Elegido, J. M.: 2011, “The Ethics of Price Discrimination.” Business Ethics Quarterly, Vol. 21 Issue 4.
  • Elegido, J. M.: “Does It Make Sense to Be a Loyal Employee?” Journal of Business Ethics forthcoming.

Refereed Conference Papers in Recent Years

  • Elegido, J., “Fair Prices.” Presented in 2007 Conference of the Business Ethics Network of Africa (BEN-Africa), Addis Ababa, 1-3 August 2007.
  • Elegido, J.,  “Business Education and Erosion of Character.” Presented in 15th International Symposium on Ethics Business and Society, IESE Business School, Barcelona, May, 16-17, 2008.
  • Elegido, J., “The Ethics of Price Discrimination.” Presented in 2009 Conference of the Business Ethics Network of Africa (BEN-Africa), Accra, 3-5 August2009
  • Elegido, J., “Does it Make Sense to Be a Loyal Employee?.”Presented in 2010 Conference of the Business Ethics Network of Africa (BEN-Africa), Nairobi, 30 August-1 September 2010.
  • Elegido, J.M., “Mutuality: A Root Principle for Marketing Ethics.”Presented in 2012 Conference of the Business Ethics Network of Africa (BEN-Africa), Entebbe, 24-26 October 2012.

Case Studies Submitted to the European Case Clearing House (ECCH)

  • “Demola Ayodele”, 1992.
  • “Afrochemicals Ltd.”, 1992.
  • “Andrew Obi (A) and (B)”, 1992.
  • “WAMCO (Nig.) Plc – Deciding on a New Product (A)”, 1993.
  • “Toyin Adeniyi”, 1994.
  • “Three Nights Out of Town”, 1997.
  • “Massey Street Children’s Hospital”, 1997
  • “Ivy Consult”, 2001 (supervision).
  • “Transnational Corporation of Nigeria”,  2008 (joint author)
  • “Togada Nigeria Ltd.” (A) and (B), 2008 (joint author)
  • “Manhunt 2”, 2011 (joint author)

Technical Notes Submitted to the European Case Clearing House (ECCH)

  • “Service to Customers”, 2006
  • “Fair Prices”, 2006
  • “Truthfulness in Financial Reporting”, 2006
  • “Questionable Payments”, 2006
  • “Conflicts of Interest”, 2006
  • “Acceptance of Gifts”, 2008
  • “Professional Loyalty”, 2008
  • “Compliance with the Law”, 2008

Research in progress

  • Theories of justice in pricing.
  • Fairness in pricing and just compensation
  • Mutuality as a principle of marketing ethics
  • Application of Natural Law Theory to business ethics

Doctoral dissertation

  • Bases for the Study of the Nigerian Law of Income Tax. (1986)

 

Miscellaneous:

Professional memberships

  • Fellow, Nigerian Institute of Taxation
  • Member, Business Ethics Network – Africa
  • Fellow, Society for Corporate Governance Nigeria

Community Service

  • Member, Editorial Board of LBS Management Review 1997-2002
  • Resource Person to Vision 2010 Committee, 1997.
  • Member, Governing Council of Institute for Industrial Technology, Lagos, 2000-2010
  • Chairman, Governing Council of Niger Foundation Hospital, Enugu, 2001-2011
  • Chairman, Human Capital and Quality of Life Workgroup, Nigerian Economic Summit #9, 2002.
  • Member, Governing Council of Pan-African University, 2002-date.
  • Member, Editorial Board of African Journal of Business Ethics 2005-date
  • Member, National Universities Commission Panel to Evaluate/Recommend for Accreditation MBA Programmes of University of Nigeria, Enugu State University, and Ebonyi State University, June 25-29, 2006.
  • Member, Board of Society for Corporate Governance Nigeria, 2006-date
  • Member of Governing Board, Association of African Business Schools, 2007-2009
  • Director, Integrated Corporate Services Limited, 2007-2011.
  • Member, Editorial Board of the Journal of Corporate Governance, Society for Corporate Governance Nigeria, 2008-date
  • Member, National Universities Commission Panel to Evaluate/Recommend for Accreditation MBA Programme of Federal University of Agriculture, Makurdi, June 16-18, 2008.
  • Member, Academic Advisory Council, Global Business School Network, 2008-2009.
  • Reviewer for the African Journal of Business Ethics, Journal of Business Ethics and the 4th ISBEE (International Society for Business, Economics and Ethics) World Congress, 2008;

Participation in Conferences and Professional Meetings

  • 17th Annual Senior staff Conference of the Federal Inland Revenue Service, Lagos, December 2, 1987
  • Symposium on “Catholic Social Teachings En Route in Africa”, Catholic Institute for Development, justice and Peace, Enugu, August 11-19, 1990.
  • 22nd Annual Senior staff Conference of the Federal Inland Revenue Service, Lagos, November 25, 1992.
  • 4th IESE Colloquium on Business and Economic Ethics, “Business Organizations and Family Life”, IESE Business School, September 22-23, 1994.
  • 5th IESE Colloquium on Business and Economic Ethics, “Ethics in Corporate Governance” IESE Business School, October 19-20, 1995.
  • 6th IESE Colloquium on Business and Economic Ethics, “Ethics in Financial Activities”, IESE Business School, October 17-18, 1996.
  • Meeting Administrators of Business Schools, IESE Business School, Barcelona, June 1997.
  • 7th IESE Colloquium on Business and Economic Ethics, “Ethics in Marketing and Advertising”, IESE Business School, October 23-24, 1997.
  • Meeting Administrators of Business Schools, IPADE Business School, Mexico, July 1999.
  • Meeting Administrators of Business Schools, Universidad de Piura, Lima, June, 2001.
  • Meeting Administrators of Business Schools, Rome, June, 2003
  • Meeting Administrators of Business Schools, IAE Business School, Buenos Aires, June 6-7, 2003.
  • Nigerian Economic Summit (NES-10), Abuja, September 5-7, 2003.
  • Meeting Administrators of Business Schools, IESE Business School, Madrid, June 4-5, 2004.
  • EFMD Annual Conference, Madrid, June 13-15, 2004.
  • African Business Schools Deans’/Directors’ Meeting, Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA), Accra, March 1 – 3, 2005.
  • Nigerian Economic Summit (NES-11), Abuja, June 1-3, 2005.
  • Meeting of Steering Committee of Association of African Business Schools, Institut Superieur de Management (ISM), Dakar, June 16-18, 2005.
  • Nigerian Economic Summit (NES-11), Abuja, June 1-3, 2005.
  • Meeting Administrators of Business Schools, AESE Business School, Lisbon, July 15-16, 2005.
  • Workshop for Deans of African Business Schools, Lagos Business School, Lagos, October 11-13, 2005.
  • 14th International Symposium on Ethics Business and Society, IESE Business School, Barcelona, May, 18-19, 2006.
  • AABS Deans of African Business Schools Study Visit to Leading Business Schools (LBS [London] , Said, INSEAD, HEC, HBS, Columbia Business School, AACSB, AMBA and EFMD), February 9-25 , 2007
  • Global Business Schools Network (GBSN) Annual Meeting, INSEAD, Fontainebleau, April 27-28, 2007
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) Annual Conference, Tampa, April 22-24, 2007
  • Association of African Business Schools (AABS) Members Meeting, Johannesburg, May 19, 2007
  • Business Ethics Network-Africa (BEN-Africa) Annual Conference, Addis Ababa, August 1-3, 2007
  • Nigerian Economic Summit (NES-13), Abuja, September 10-12, 2007.
  • The Economist Conference: Fourth Business Roundtable with the Government of Nigeria, Abuja, January 13-15, 2008
  • 15th International Symposium on Ethics Business and Society, IESE Business School, Barcelona, May, 16-17, 2008.
  • Global Business Schools Network (GBSN) Annual Meeting, United States International University, Nairobi, July 8-10, 2008.
  • Nigerian Economic Summit (NES-14), Abuja, October 21-23, 2008
  • The Economist Conference: CEO Agenda Nigeria, Lagos, March 3-4, 2009.
  • Business Ethics Network-Africa (BEN-Africa) Annual Conference, Accra, August 3-5, 2009.
  • Business Ethics Network-Africa (BEN-Africa) Annual Conference, Nairobi, August 30-Septembeer 1, 2010.
  • 25th Conference of the Association of Vice-Chancellors of Nigerian Universities, Osun State University, Osogbo, April 19-22, 2010.
  • Nigerian Economic Summit (NES-16), Abuja, October 19-21, 2010.
  • “Leadership for Fund-Raising and Alumni Relations”, Council for Advancement and Support of Education, Abuja, November 3, 2010.
  • 26th Conference of the Association of Vice-Chancellors of Nigerian Universities, Covenant University, Ota, June 27-30, 2011.
  • 2nd International Colloquium on Christian Humanism in Economics and Business, “Christian Humanism at the Service of Development”, IESE Business School, Barcelona, October 24-25, 2011.
  • 27th Conference of the Association of Vice-Chancellors of Nigerian Universities, Nasarawa State University, Keffi, September 24-27, 2012.
  • Business Ethics Network-Africa (BEN-Africa) Annual Conference, Entebbe, 24-26 October 2012.