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Decision making in the front end of large-scale projects: a scoping review. (2024)
Presentation / Conference
ADEDOKUN, R. and LAWANI, A. 2024. Decision making in the front end of large-scale projects: a scoping review. Presented at the 15th IRNOP (International research network on organizing by projects) conference 2024: project management in a sustainable future, 11-14 June 2024, Stockholm, Sweden.

Decisions made by project managers at the front-end stage can have a significant impact on the success of large-scale complex projects, but there appears to be limited evidence on underlying behavioural decision-making processes. The analytical modes... Read More about Decision making in the front end of large-scale projects: a scoping review..

Promoting accountability and transparency in the governance of renewable energy transition in developing nations. (2024)
Presentation / Conference
ADEDOKUN, R., STRACHAN, P. and SINGH, A. 2024. Promoting accountability and transparency in the governance of renewable energy transition in developing nations. Poster presented at the 2024 All-energy exhibition and conference, 15-16 May 2024, Glasgow, UK.

COP28 concluded with the need for an enhanced transparency framework to ensure progress towards achieving Countries' Nationally Determined Contributions. This requires the tripling of global renewable energy capacity by 2030 to reach net-zero emissio... Read More about Promoting accountability and transparency in the governance of renewable energy transition in developing nations..

Making the net zero transition: is it a case of the beginning of the end of the fossil fuel era? (2024)
Presentation / Conference
ADEDOKUN, R. and STRACHAN, P. 2024. Making the net zero transition: is it a case of the beginning of the end of the fossil fuel era? Presented at the 8th NIBES (Network of International Business and Economics Schools) research workshop 2024: managing sustainable organizations under planetary boundaries, 9th April 2024, [virtual event]. Hosted on NIBES network [online], Available from: https://www.nibes.org/index.php/nibes-research/

Global climate change issues combined with the current geopolitical crisis arising from the Russian-Ukrainian war are putting pressure on more and more countries to accelerate the transition to sustainable energy systems to boost energy security, red... Read More about Making the net zero transition: is it a case of the beginning of the end of the fossil fuel era?.

Advancing grid-connected wind and solar energy adoption in Nigeria: exploring the dynamics of socio-technical transitions. (2024)
Presentation / Conference
ADEDOKUN, R., STRACHAN, P. and SINGH, A. 2024. Advancing grid-connected wind and solar energy adoption in Nigeria: exploring the dynamics of socio-technical transitions. Presented at 2024 The Progress Playbook Policies for the planet conference, 14 March 2024, [virtual event].

The project examines the existing dynamics of the uptake of renewable energy on the national grid in Nigeria by investigating the barriers, drivers, and enablers to transitions. Findings show Inefficiencies in the incumbent regime deterring penetrati... Read More about Advancing grid-connected wind and solar energy adoption in Nigeria: exploring the dynamics of socio-technical transitions..

Accelerating grid-based renewable electricity sector transition in Nigeria. (2023)
Conference Proceeding
ADEDOKUN, R., STRACHAN, P. and SINGH, A. 2023. Accelerating grid-based renewable electricity sector transition in Nigeria. In Montgomery, J. (ed.) Proceedings of the 2023 AMPS (Architecture, media, politics, society) New York - livable cities: a conference on issues affecting life in cities, 14-16 June 2023, New York, USA. AMPS proceedings series, 34.2. New York: AMPS [online], pages 257-268. Available from: https://amps-research.com/wp-content/uploads/2024/04/Amps_Proceedings_Series_34.2.pdf

This paper advances the academic and practice of building urban resilience and sustainable cities by investigating the planning process and governance to identify challenges of on-grid renewable energy deployment across the 36 states of Nigeria. Furt... Read More about Accelerating grid-based renewable electricity sector transition in Nigeria..

Naturalistic decision making and decision drivers in the front end of complex projects. (2023)
Journal Article
LAWANI, A., FLIN, R., OJO-ADEDOKUN, R.F. and BENTON, P. 2023. Naturalistic decision making and decision drivers in the front end of complex projects. International journal of project management [online], 41(6), article 102502. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijproman.2023.102502

Decision making plays a crucial role in the front end of projects, which is a critical stage for maximising the performance of complex projects. Although it has been suggested that project managers rely more on analytical approaches to decision makin... Read More about Naturalistic decision making and decision drivers in the front end of complex projects..

Investigating the strategic planning process and governance to promote grid-based renewable energy development in Nigeria. (2022)
Journal Article
ADEDOKUN, R., STRACHAN, P. and SINGH, A. 2023. Investigating the strategic planning process and governance to promote grid-based renewable energy development in Nigeria. Science talks [online], 5, article 100116. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sctalk.2022.100116

This study investigates the renewable energy planning process and governance for implementing grid-based renewable energy in Nigeria. The presentation assesses the barriers, enablers, and drivers for the energy transition. Despite the creation of pol... Read More about Investigating the strategic planning process and governance to promote grid-based renewable energy development in Nigeria..

Assessing governance of strategic planning for sustainable energy transitions: a sociotechnical approach for grid-based renewable energy development in Nigeria. (2022)
Presentation / Conference
ADEDOKUN, R., STRACHAN, P. and SINGH, A. 2022. Assessing governance of strategic planning for sustainable energy transitions: a sociotechnical approach for grid-based renewable energy development in Nigeria. Presented at the 3rd International conference on energy research and social science: energy and climate transformations, 20-23 June 2022, Manchester, UK.

This paper examines the planning process and governance of new renewable energy technology development on the Nigerian grid (solar and wind). Globally, there has been a drive to transition to cleaner and sustainable energy futures. Therefore, Nigeria... Read More about Assessing governance of strategic planning for sustainable energy transitions: a sociotechnical approach for grid-based renewable energy development in Nigeria..

Accelerating the transition to a renewable energy powered grid in Nigeria. (2022)
Presentation / Conference
ADEDOKUN, R., STRACHAN, P. and SINGH, A. 2022. Accelerating the transition to a renewable energy powered grid in Nigeria. Presented at the 2022 All-energy exhibition and conference, 11-12 May 2022, Glasgow, UK.

Nigeria is plagued with electricity challenges which have had devastating economic implications with an annual loss of $26.2bn (World Bank 2020b) coupled with climate consequences, thereby stalling sustainable development. Currently, electricity is m... Read More about Accelerating the transition to a renewable energy powered grid in Nigeria..

Project managers' front-end decision making. (2021)
Conference Proceeding
LAWANI, A., FLIN, R., ADEDOKUN, R. and BENTON, P. 2021. Project managers' front-end decision making. In Proceedings of the 2021 British Academy of Management conference (BAM 2021): recovering from COVID: responsible management and reshaping the economy, 31 August - 3 September 2021, [virtual event]. London: British Academy of Management [online], paper number 493. Available from: https://virtual.oxfordabstracts.com/#/event/1821/submission/493

In project management, Front End Loading (FEL) is a core work process before project authorization or sanction. This stage is where the extent of uncertainty is highest and if properly conducted with optimal decision making, it maximises the potentia... Read More about Project managers' front-end decision making..

Governing the transition of socio-technical grid-based systems: promoting security of supply and accelerating renewable energy innovation in Nigeria. (2021)
Presentation / Conference
ADEDOKUN, A., STRACHAN, P. and SINGH, A. 2021. Governing the transition of socio-technical grid-based systems: promoting security of supply and accelerating renewable energy innovation in Nigeria. Presented at the 3rd NIBES (Network of International Business and Economics Schools) research session 2021: sustainability research in business and economics, 23 November 2021, [virtual event].

The current global concern on climate change has demonstrated the important role of renewable energy in meeting growing energy demand, access, and security for sustainable and economic development. Nigeria has indicated commitment to international ob... Read More about Governing the transition of socio-technical grid-based systems: promoting security of supply and accelerating renewable energy innovation in Nigeria..