Reconstructing gender and migration in the Arab world: the case of migrant domestic workers in Qatar
|Dates:||13 October 2015|
|Times:||17:00 - 18:00|
|What is it:||Seminar|
|Organiser:||School of Arts, Languages and Cultures|
|Who is it for:||Adults, Alumni, Current University students, General public|
|Speaker:||Prof Jawad Syed|
Prof Jawad Syed is Professor of Organizational Behavior and Diversity Management at the University of Huddersfield. His main academic interests include gender, diversity, international Human Resource Management (HRM), business ethics and organizational knowledge. He has widely written on these topics for many academic journals as well being a co-editor of Managing Cultural Diversity in Asia: A Research Companion (2010), and Managing Gender Diversity in Asia: A Research Companion (2010). He also co-edited the textbook Human Resource Management in a Global Context: A Critical Approach (2012) and more recently Managing Diversity and Inclusion: An International Perspective (2015).
Concerning the Middle East, Jawad was a co-editor of a special issue of the Journal of Business Ethics on “Globalization, development and Islamic business ethics”. He also co-edited a Special Issue of Equality, Diversity and Inclusion on “Diversity management in the Middle East”.
Jawad is currently a Programme Chair of the Gender, Race and Diversity in Organisations (GRDO) Special Interest Group (SIG) of European Academy of Management. He was awarded in 2011 the Sitara-i-Imtiaz (Star of Excellence) by the President of Pakistan for his contributions and public service in the field of equality and diversity management.
Prof Jawad Syed
Role: Professor of Organisational Behaviour and Diversity Management
Organisation: University of Huddersfield
Travel and Contact Information
Lecture Room 3 (3.40)