Kabiru Maitama Kura is an Assistant Professor of HRM & Organisational Behaviour at the UTB School of Business, Universiti Teknologi Brunei. Kabiru is also a Visiting Associate Professor (Reader) at the Department of Business Management, Capital City University Kano, Nigeria. His research interests focus on workplace deviance, counterproductive work behaviour, organisational citizenship behaviour, job attitudes, personality and individual differences, leadership, workplace green behaviour, safety performance, equity, diversity, and inclusion, open science, and meta-analysis. Prior to joining UTB School of Business, he was a Senior Lecturer/Director School of Remedial and Basic Studies, at the Federal Polytechnic Kaura Namoda, Nigeria.

Kabiru earned a Doctor of Philosophy degree (PhD) in Human Resource Management from Universiti Utara Malaysia. Kabiru has published in SCOPUS, Web of Science, ABS Ranking and ABDC Listed journals, such as the Global Business Review, Journal of African Business, International Journal of Public Administration, African Journal of Economic and Management Studies, International Journal of Business and Society, and SAGE Open.

He is a member of various professional bodies, including the Academy of Management (AOM), Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), British Academy of Management (BAM), American Psychological Association (APA), Nigerian Institute of Management (Chartered), Commodity Brokers Association of Nigeria, and Institute of Management Consultants of Nigeria. Kabiru was the chairman of the Nigerian Institute of Management (Chartered), Zaria Chapter.


  • Workplace deviance
  • Counterproductive work behaviour
  • Organisational citizenship behaviour
  • Job attitudes
  • Personality & individual differences
  • Workplace green behaviour
  • Equity, diversity, and inclusion
  • Open science, and meta-analysis


  • PhD in Human Resource Management, 2014

    Universiti Utara Malaysia

  • MSc in Business Administration, 2012

    Ahmadu Bello University Zaria, Nigeria

  • Master of Business Administration (MBA), 2004

    Ahmadu Bello University Zaria, Nigeria

  • BSc in Business Administration, 1997

    Bayero University Kano, Nigeria