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  1. Theorising Corporate Social Responsibility as an Essentially Contested Concept: Is a Definition Necessary?Adaeze Okoye - 2009 - Journal of Business Ethics 89 (4):613-627.
    Corporate social responsibility (CSR) has become indispensable in modern business discourse; yet identifying and defining what CSR means is open to contest. Although such contestation is not uncommon with concepts found in the social sciences, for CSR it presents some difficulty for theoretical and empirical analysis, especially with regards to verifying that diverse application of the concept is consistent or concomitant. On the other hand, it seems unfeasible that the diversity of issues addressed under the CSR umbrella would yield to (...)
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    From Traditionalism to Modernism: A Study of the Problem of Environment in Africa.Okoye A. Chuka - 2012 - Open Journal of Philosophy 2 (4):272-276.
    The history of the environmental philosophy carries with it the effort to overcome the medieval anthropocentric morality. Here, nature is seen from the instrumental value which they give. The instrumental value here shows the existence of things as important only as they are useful to man. The contemporary environmental ethics bring a novelty showing these environmental bodies as possessing an intrinsic value showing that they have an ethical value. The medieval ethical system which denies intrinsic value to the environment and (...)
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    Must We Remain Blind to Undergraduate Medical Ethics Education in Africa? A Cross-Sectional Study of Nigerian Medical Students.Onochie Okoye, Daniel Nwachukwu & Ferdinand C. Maduka-Okafor - 2017 - BMC Medical Ethics 18 (1):73.
    As the practice of medicine inevitably raises both ethical and legal issues, it had been recommended since 1999 that medical ethics and human rights be taught at every medical school. Most Nigerian medical schools still lack a formal undergraduate medical ethics curriculum. Medical education remains largely focused on traditional medical science components, leaving the medical students to develop medical ethical decision-making skills and moral attitudes passively within institutions noted for relatively strong paternalistic traditions. In conducting a needs assessment for developing (...)
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    Academic Misconduct in Nigerian Medical Schools-A Report From Focus Group Discussions Among House Officers.Onochie Ike Okoye, Ferdinand Maduka-Okafor, Rita Chimuanya Matthias, Anthonia Udeaja & Abali I. Chuku - 2018 - Journal of Academic Ethics 16 (3):275-285.
    Concern is growing as research continues to find evidence of academic misconduct among medical students. There is, however, paucity of information on this issue among medical students and medical graduates in Africa. We determined the perceptions and attitude of house officers on academic misconduct within Nigerian medical schools. We conducted 7 focus group discussions among pre-registration house-officers working in a Nigerian Teaching hospital between October and November 2013. A FGD guide containing 7 broad questions related to their perception and attitude (...)
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  5. Governance and the Question of Virtue.John I. Okoye - 2003 - In J. Obi Oguejiofor (ed.), Philosophy, Democracy, and Responsible Governance in Africa. Delta Publications. pp. 12--22.
     
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    Boko Haram Insurgency in Nigeria: Beyond the Issue of Unity and National Integration.Chuka Okoye - 2016 - Open Journal of Philosophy 6 (4):311-318.
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    Enhancing African Development Through Freedom: An Assessment of Dukor's Philosophical Basis of African Freedom.Chuka A. Okoye - 2013 - Open Journal of Philosophy 3 (1):155.
    The African continent has long suffered serious developmental relapse in a continually developing world. Lots of thinkers indeed term most of these African states“failed states”. One sees that that while many other nations of the world develop and as such interact conveniently in this global village, most African nations come merely as beggars in the global village having nothing to offer but begging for an opportunity for consumption. These nations therefore remain stagnated and continually retrogressive in all aspects of human (...)
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  8. Begging Enterprise: A Growing Trend Among Igbo Christians in Urban Nsukka.Ndidiamaka V. Ugwu & Kanayochukwu M. Okoye - 2022 - HTS Theological Studies 78 (4).
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  9. Begging Enterprise: A Growing Trend Among Igbo Christians in Nsukka Urban.Ndidiamaka V. Ugwu & Kanayochukwu M. Okoye - 2022 - HTS Theological Studies 78 (4):1-7.
    It is obvious that the practice of begging is growing exponentially and changing into various forms mostly among the Christians in the Nsukka area. Although begging has long been in existence in the Nsukka area, it has never been encouraged. Financial assistance from family and relatives usually prevents an indigent person from begging in the street. Giving alms to the poor is regarded as a religious duty by many people. But, some beggars take advantage of people’s sympathy and thus the (...)
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    Coping strategies of families of persons with learning disability in Imo state of Nigeria.Ngozi E. Chukwu, Uzoma O. Okoye, Nkechi G. Onyeneho & Joseph C. Okeibunor - 2019 - Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 38 (1):9.
    Coping with a relative with a learning disability could be a stressful experience for family members. The present study is aimed at exploring the coping strategies adopted by families in trying to make meaning of their situation. A qualitative study design using focus group discussions was adopted. Ten FGD sessions were held with family members of persons with a learning disability. Findings revealed patterns of family coping to include problem-focused, emotion-focused, and spiritual/religious-focused. Also, coping responses to a learning disability varied (...)
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    Recruiting Pupils for a School-Based Eye Study in Nigeria: Trust and Informed Consent Concerns.Ferdinand Chinedum Maduka-Okafor, Onochie Ike Okoye, Ngozi Oguego, Nnenma Udeh, Ada Aghaji, Obiekwe Okoye, Ifeoma R. Ezegwui, Emmanuel Amaechi Nwobi, Euzebus Ezugwu, Ernest Onwasigwe, Rich E. Umeh & Chiamaka Aneji - 2021 - Sage Publications Ltd: Research Ethics 18 (1):13-23.
    Research Ethics, Volume 18, Issue 1, Page 13-23, January 2022. School-based research presents ethical challenges, especially with respect to informed consent. The manner in which pupils and their parents respond to an invitation to participate in research is likely to depend on several factors, including the level of trust between them and the researchers. This paper describes our recruitment and consent process for a school-based eye study in Nigeria. In the course of our study, a particular governmental incident helped to (...)
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    Electoral Laws and Monitoring of Campaign Financing During the 2015 Presidential Election in Nigeria.Chikodiri Nwangwu & Olihe Adaeze Ononogbu - 2016 - Japanese Journal of Political Science 17 (4):614-634.
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    Familiarity From the Configuration of Objects in 3-Dimensional Space and its Relation to Déjà Vu: A Virtual Reality Investigation.Anne M. Cleary, Alan S. Brown, Benjamin D. Sawyer, Jason S. Nomi, Adaeze C. Ajoku & Anthony J. Ryals - 2012 - Consciousness and Cognition 21 (2):969-975.
    Déjà vu is the striking sense that the present situation feels familiar, alongside the realization that it has to be new. According to the Gestalt familiarity hypothesis, déjà vu results when the configuration of elements within a scene maps onto a configuration previously seen, but the previous scene fails to come to mind. We examined this using virtual reality technology. When a new immersive VR scene resembled a previously-viewed scene in its configuration but people failed to recall the previously-viewed scene, (...)
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    The Place of Africa in the Fourth Industrial Revolution.Esther Obiageli Ogbu, Uche Miriam Okoye & Gerald Ejiofor Ome - 2021 - Filosofia Theoretica: Journal of African Philosophy, Culture and Religions 9 (3):65-84.
    One can say that there is inadequate preparation, in Africa, to embrace the fourth industrial revolution. Two schools of thought argue as to the reason for this state of affair. While the Internalist school blames the situation on Africa’s culture and metaphysics, the Externalist school considers external factors as the ultimate explanation for Africa’s plight. We argue that both internal and external factors considered separately are not sufficient as the ultimate explanation for Africa’s lack of preparation, hence the need for (...)
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    Perceived Barriers to Evidence‐Based Practice in Stroke Management Among Physiotherapists in a Developing Country.Peter O. Ibikunle, Ifeoma U. Onwuakagba, Esther U. Maduka, Emmanuel C. Okoye & Joseph O. Umunna - 2021 - Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice 27 (2):291-306.
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    National Security as a Corporate Social Responsibility: Critical Infrastructure Resilience. [REVIEW]Gail Ridley - 2011 - Journal of Business Ethics 103 (1):111-125.
    This article argues for an extension to the scope of corporate social responsibility (CSR) research to include a contemporary issue of importance to national and global security, critical infrastructure resilience. Rather than extending the multiple perspectives on CSR, this study aimed to identify a method of recognising CSR-related issues, before applying it to two dissimilar case studies on critical infrastructure resilience. One case study was of an international telecommunications company based in the US while the other was of the railway (...)
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