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A.M. Abu-Abdissamad Nigeria Business consultant and educator

Abdullahi Musa Abu-Abdissamad (Arabic:عبد الله مؤسئ ابو عبد الصمد born 15 February 1956) is a Business consultant and Educator. He is the founder and Chief Consultant of Unique International Consultants which offers consultancy services all over Nigeria.

BIOGRAPHY, EDUCATION AND PERSONAL LIFE

Abu-Abdissamad was born in Kolo in Toto Local Government Area of Nasarawa State of Nigeria. He holds a Bachelor of Education (B.Ed) in Mathematics from the Prestigious Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria in early seventies. Abu-Abdissamad has more than twenty years of teaching experience. He started as a Grade II teacher in 1973, and then a mathematics tutor in a Teachers’ College in 1975. He became Education Officer I/c Statistics section of the Ministry of Education headquarters in Jos in 1980-81. After his MBA, degree in 1983, he joined the services of the University of Jos in the same year. He has served as a resource person to major consultancy firms such as University of Jos Consultancy Services, Ahmadu Bello University Consultancy Services, (ABUCONS), and others. Abu-Abdissamad has supervised over forty projects at both Undergraduate and Postgraduate levels (B.Sc, M.Sc, MBA, PGDM and PhD) .Dr. A. M. Abu-Abdissamad currently lectures in the Department of Business Administration, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. He is married and has children who are professionals in the fields of Medicine, Engineering, Pharmaceutical and Arts (Industrial Art). Abu-Abdissamad is an Adviser to the Muslim Students Society of Nigeria, M.S.S.N. He is Sunni Muslim.

WRITTEN WORKS

  • Abu-Abdissamad, A.M. 1996 “Leadership Styles” in Leadership & Motivation Training Manual for KRPC, Kaduna pp. 17–24.
  • Abu-Abdissamad, A.M. 1996. “Make or Buy Decisions: Concepts and Applications,” in Advanced Materials Management Training Manual for KRPC, Kaduna, pp. 76–87.
  • Abu-Abdissamad, A.M. 1996. “Effective Communication and Interpersonal Relations,” in Communication & Human Relations Training Manual for KRPC, Kaduna pp. 51–58.
  • Abu-Abdissamad, A.M. 1996. “Group Dynamics”, in Leadership & Motivation, Training Manual for KRPC, Kaduna pp. 34–41.
  • Abu-Abdissamad, A.M. 1998. “The Strategic Planning Process.” in Corporate Planning and Strategic Management Training Manual for Inland Bank Plc., Bauchi pp. 20–29
  • Abu-Abdissamad, A.M. 2001. “Strategic Management and Policy Analysis,” in Management Training Programme, ABUCONS, pp. 141–147.
  • Abu-Abdissamad, A.M. 2002 “Productivity Consciousness at the State and Local Government Levels,” in Workshop Proceedings on Work Ethics and Effective Operation of the Shar’ah at the State and Local Government Levels Within the Framework of the Nigerian Constitution, Organized by Centre for Islamic Legal Studies, ABU, Zaria, pp. 79–86.
  • Abu-Abdissamad, A.M. 2003. “Management of Human and Financial Resources in Governance.” A paper presented at Commencement Retreat of Kano State Executive Council Held at Gusau Hotel, 28 – 31 August 2003

PUBLICATIONS/ARTICLES

  • Abu-Abdissamad, A.M. 1996. “Advertising Function in Marketing,” Ahmadu Bello University Journal of Education, Legal and Management Studies (ABUJELMAS), Vol. 1, No. 1, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, pp. 36–44.
  • Abu-Abdissamad, A.M. 1997. “The Changing Financial Services Environment,” Ahmadu Bello University Journal of Education, Legal and Management Studies (ABUJELMAS), Vol. 1, No. 2, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, pp. 316–326.
  • Abu-Abdissamad, A.M. (2003). “A Review of Government Policies and Distress in the Nigerian Banking Industries,” Abuja Journal of Administration and Management, Vol. 2, No.1, Department of Public Administration, University of Abuja, pp. 53–68.
  • Abu-Abdissamad, A.M. (2004). “An Evaluation of Qualitative Procedures for Evaluating Commercial Loans in Nigeria,” The Nigerian Journal of Administrative Studies, Vol. 2, No. 1, Department of Public Administration, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, pp. 15–23.
  • Abu-Abdissamad, A.M. (2004). “Quantitative Techniques for Evaluating Commercial Loans in Nigerian Banking Industry,” Nigerian Management Review Vol. 15 No. 1, A Journal of the Centre for Management Development, Lagos, pp. 1165–1171.
  • Abu-Abdissamad, A.M. (2006). “Developing Infrastructure through Public-Private Partnerships,” Journal of Business Administration Vol. 1 No. 2, Department of Business Administration, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, pp. 76–84.
  • Abu-Abdissamad, A.M. (2006). “Influence of Social Class on Consumer Behavior: A Review”. ABU Journal of Marketing Management, Vol. I, No. 1 Department of Business Administration, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, pp. 50–57.
  • Abu-Abdissamad, A.M. (2006). “Managing Conflict for Organizational Effectiveness,” KASU Journal of Social and Management Sciences, Vol.1, No. 1, Faculty of Social and Management Sciences, Kaduna State University, Kaduna, pp. 5–19.
  • Abu-Abdissamad, A.M. (2006). “Improving Performance Management in Nigerian Universities: A Case Study of Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria,” Journal of Social and Management Studies, Vol. 11, Faculty of Social and Management Science, Bayero University, Kano, pp. 1–8.

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