Kabiru Maitama Kura is an Assistant Professor of Human Resource Management and Organisational Behavior at the UTB School of Business, Universiti Teknologi Brunei. He is also a Visiting Associate Professor (Reader) at the Department of Business Management, Capital City University Kano, Nigeria. Before joining UTB School of Business, he was a Senior Lecturer/Director School of Remedial and Basic Studies at the Federal Polytechnic Kaura Namoda, Nigeria.

He received his Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Human Resource Management from the Universiti Utara Malaysia. His research focuses on workplace deviance, counterproductive work behavior, organizational citizenship behavior, job attitudes, personality and individual differences, leadership, green workplace behavior, safety performance, and diversity management.

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), 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 behavior
  • Organizational citizenship behavior
  • Leadership, and job attitudes
  • Personality and individual differences
  • Green workplace behavior
  • Safety performance
  • Diversity management


  • 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