Faculty Profile

Dr. Jawad Syed

Dean & Professor

Suleman Dawood School Of Business

Dr. Syed obtained his PhD in Business from Macquarie University, Australia in 2008 and completed a Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education at the University of Kent, UK. His PhD research inquired into the relational perspective of cultural diversity management in Australian organisations. Prior to that, he received a Masters of International Business degree from the Western Sydney University, Australia.

Dr. Syed is an Academic Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD), UK and Programme Chair of European Academy of Management’s (EURAM) Gender, Race and Diversity in Organisations (GRDO) Special Interest Group. He is a director of the Global Centre for Equality and Human Rights (GCEHR) and coordinator of the South Asian Academy of Management (SAAM).

Dr. Syed was conferred the Sitara-e-Imtiaz on August 14, 2011 by the President of Pakistan for his contributions and public service in the field of equality and diversity management.

He has been associated with University of Huddersfield as Professor of Organisational Behaviour and Diversity Management since 2014, and was with the Kent Business School at the University of Kent prior to that.

Dr. Syed currently serves as a member of several editorial boards, some of which are listed below:

  • Member of the Editorial Review Boards of: The Academy of Management Learning and Education, British Journal of Management, Gender in Management
  • Member of the Editorial Advisory Boards of: Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, South Asian Journal of Global Business Research

 

Dr. Syed has an extensive publishing record, having published in scholarly journals including Human Resource Management Journal, British Journal of Management, Business Ethics Quarterly, International Journal of Human Resource Management, Management Learning, Journal of Business Ethics, Gender, Work and Organisation, and Journal of Knowledge Management.

 

He has also edited several books, including:

  • Syed, J., & Ozbilgin, M. (2015). Managing Diversity and Inclusion: An International Perspective. London: Sage
  • Kramar, R. & Syed, J. (2012). Human Resource Management in a Global Context: A Critical Approach. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan
  • Özbilgin, M. and Syed, J. (2010). Managing Gender Diversity In Asia: A Research Companion. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar

 

His research interests include:

  • Diversity Management
  • International Human Resource Management
  • Business Ethics
  • Knowledge Management
      • Syed, J. & Tariq, M. (2017). Paradox of gender and leadership in India: A critical review of Mardaani. South Asian Journal of Global Business Research.
      • Syed, J. & Banihani, M. (2016). A macro-national level analysis of Arab women's work engagement. European Management Journal.
      • Syed, J. & Pio, E. (2016). Muslim diaspora in the West and international HRM. International Journal of Human Resource Management, doi:doi: 10.1080/09585192.2016.1166789.
      • Ali, F. & Syed, J. (2016). From rhetoric to reality: A multilevel analysis of gender equality in Pakistani organizations. Gender, Work & Organization, doi:10.1111/gwao.12160.
      • Soltani, E., Syed, J., Liao, Y. & Iqbal & Iqbal, A. (2015). Managerial mindsets toward corporate social responsibility: The case of auto industry in Iran. Journal of Business Ethics, 129 (4), 795-810, doi:10.1007/s10551-014-2137-4.
      • Syed, J. & Metcalfe, B. (2015). Guest Editors' Introduction: In Pursuit of Islamic akhlaq of Business and Development. Journal of Business Ethics, 129 (4), 763-767, doi:10.1007/s10551-014-2130-y.
      • Syed, J. & Van Burren, H. (2014). Capability approach and religious values: The case of women's employment in Islam. Business Ethics Quarterly, 24 (2), 251-276.
      • Pio, E. & Syed, J. (2014). Sacred activism through seva and khidmat: Contextualising management and organisations in South Asia. Journal of Management & Organization, 20 (5), 1-15.
      • Rahyuda, A., Syed, J. & Soltani, E. (2014). The role of relapse prevention and goal setting in training transfer enhancement. Human Resource Development Review, 13 (4), 413-436.
      • Syed, J., Hazboun, N. & Murray, P. (2014). What locals want: Jordanian employees' views on expatriate managers. International Journal of Human Resource Management, 25 (2), 212-233.
      • Rechberg, I. & Syed, J. (2014). Appropriation or participation of the individual in knowledge management. Management Decision, 52 (3), 426-445.
      • Rechberg, I. & Syed, J. (2014). Knowledge management practices and the focus on the individual. International Journal of Knowledge Management, 10 (1), 25-41.
      • Rechberg, I. & Syed, J. (2013). Ethical issues in knowledge management: Conflict of knowledge ownership. Journal of Knowledge Management, 17 (6), 828-847.
      • Rashidirad, M., Soltani, E. & Syed, J. (2013). Strategic alignment between competitive strategy and dynamic capability: conceptual framework and hypothesis development. Strategic Change: Briefings in Entrepreneurial Finance, 22 (3/4), 213-224.
      • Banihani, M., Lewis, P. & Syed, J. (2013). Is work engagement gendered?. Gender in Management, 28 (7), 400-423.
      • Pio, E. & Syed, J. (2013). Guest Editorial: our bodies, our minds, our men: working South Asian women. Gender in Management, 28 (3), 140-150.
      • Syed, J. & Pio, E. (2013). Guest Editorial: Rediscovering. Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, 32 (3), 236-244.
      • Syed, J. & Ali, F. (2013). Contextual emotional labor: an exploratory study of Muslim female employees in Pakistan. Gender in Management, 28 (4), 228-246.
      • Soltani, E., Barnes, B., Syed, J. & Liao & Liao, Y. (2012). Does management's approach impede service quality?. Production Planning & Control, 23 (7), 523-540.
      • Rechberg, I. & Syed, J. (2012). In pursuit of the individual in the field of knowledge management. International Journal of Learning and Change, 6 (1), 33-48.
      • Ozbilgin, M., Syed, J., Ali, F. & Torunoglu & Torunoglu, D. (2012). International transfer of policies and practices of gender equality in employment to and among Muslim majority countries. Gender, Work & Organization, 19 (4), 345-369.
      • Soltani, E., Syed, J., Liao, Y. & Shahi-Sough & Shahi-Sough, N. (2012). Tackling one-sidedness in equality and diversity research: characteristics of the current dominant approach to managing diverse workgroups in Iran. Asia Pacific Journal of Management, 29 (2), 9-37.
      • Murray, P., Millet, B. & Syed, J. (2011). Editorial: Special issue on integrating learning behaviour with change contexts. International Journal of Learning and Change, 5 (3/4), 189-193.
      • Syed, J. & Ali, F. (2011). The white woman's burden: from colonial civilisation to third world development. Third World Quarterly, 32 (2), 349-365.
      • Dryland, E. & Syed, J. (2011). A postcolonial perspective on cultural identity: The Balti people 'of' Pakistan. Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, 30 (1), 41-57.
      • Al Ariss, A. & Syed, J. (2011). Capital mobilisation of skilled migrants: A relational perspective. British Journal of Management, 22 (2), 286-304.
      • Syed, J. (2011). Akbar's multiculturalism: lessons for diversity management in the 21st century. Canadian Journal of Administrative Sciences, 28 (4), 402-412.
      • Dryland, E. & Syed, J. (2010). Tai O village: vernacular fisheries management or revitalisation?. International Journal of Cultural Studies, 13 (6), 616-636.
      • Syed, J. & Ali, A. (2010). Principles of employment relations in Islam: A normative view. Employee Relations, 32 (5), 454-469.
      • Murray, P. & Syed, J. (2010). Gendered observations and experiences in executive women's work. Human Resource Management Journal, 20 (3), 277-293.
      • Syed, J. (2010). Reconstructing gender empowerment. Women's Studies International Forum, 33, 283-294.
      • Syed, J., Mingers, J. & Murray, P. (2010). Beyond rigour and relevance: A critical realist approach to business education. Management Learning, 41 (1), 71-85.
      • Syed, J. (2010). An historical perspective on Islamic modesty and its implications for female employment. Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, 29 (2), 150-166.
      • Syed, J., Burke, R. & Acar, P. (2010). Rethinking tanawwo (diversity) and musawat (equality) in the Middle East: Guest editorial. Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, 29 (2), 144-149.
      • Syed, J. & Kramar, R. (2010). What is the Australian model for managing cultural diversity?. Personnel Review, 39 (3), 96-115.
      • Syed, J. (2010). Veiled diversity: Workplace experiences of Muslim women in Australia. Asia Pacific Journal of Management, 27 (1), 115-137.
      • Syed, J. (2009). Reconstruction of gender in Islamic thought: Iqbal's vision of equal opportunity. Women's Studies International Forum, 32 (6), 435-444.
      • Syed, J. & Kramar, R. (2009). Socially responsible diversity management. Journal of Management & Organization, 15 (5), 639-651.
      • Syed, J. & Murray, P. (2009). Combating the English language deficit: The labor market experiences of migrant women in Australia. Human Resource Management Journal, 19 (4), 413-432.
      • Syed, J. & ¿zbilgin, M. (2009). A relational framework for international transfer of diversity management practices. International Journal of Human Resource Management, 20 (12), 2435-2453.
      • Syed, J., ¿zbilgin, M., Torunoglu, D. & Ali & Ali, F. (2009). Rescuing gender equality from the false dichotomies of secularism versus shariah in Muslim majority countries. Women's Studies International Forum, 32 (2), 67-79.
      • Murray, P., Syed, J. & Roberts, Z. (2009). Structures of learning for dynamic markets. Management Decision, 47 (2), 271-288.
      • Syed, J. (2008). An Islamic perspective of industrial relations: The case of Pakistan. Journal of Management, Spirituality and Religion, 5 (4), 417-440.
      • Syed, J. (2008). Employment prospects for skilled migrants: A relational perspective. Human Resource Management Review, 18 (1), 28-45.
      • Syed, J. (2008). From transgression to submission: Implications of moral values and societal norms on emotional labour. Gender, Work & Organization, 15 (2), 182-201.
      • Syed, J. (2008). The representation of cultural diversity in Urdu-language newspapers in Pakistan: A study of Jang and Nawaiwaqt. South Asia: Journal of South Asian Studies, 31 (2), 317-347.
      • Syed, J. (2008). Pakistani model of diversity management: Rediscovering Jinnah's vision. International Journal of Sociology & Social Policy, 28 (3/4), 100-113.
      • Syed, J. (2008). A context-specific perspective of equal employment opportunity in Islamic societies. Asia Pacific Journal of Management, 25 (1), 135-151.
      • Syed, J. & Murray, P. (2008). A cultural feminist approach towards managing diversity in top management teams. Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, 27 (5), 413-432.
      • Syed, J. (2007). 'The other woman' and the question of equal opportunity in Australian organisations. International Journal of Human Resource Management, 18 (11), 1954-1978.
      • Syed, J. (2007). Redesigning skill policy for an ageing Australia. International Journal of the Humanities, 4 (8), 39-52.
      • Syed, J. (2006). Older workers in Australia: A policy perspective. Journal of Economic and Social Policy, 11 (1), 21-43.
      • Syed, J. (2006). The ageing workforce: Australian policies in historical context. International Journal of Diversity in Organisations, Communities and Nations, 5 (6), 1-8.
      • Syed, J., Ali, F. & Winstanley, D. (2005). In pursuit of modesty: Contextual emotional labour and the dilemma for working women in Islamic societies. International Journal of Work Organisation and Emotion, 1 (2), 150-167.
      • Murray, P. & Syed, J. (2005). Critical issues in managing age diversity in Australia. Asia Pacific Journal of Human Resources, 43 (2), 210-224.
      • Syed, J., Klarsfeld, A., H¿rtel, C. & Ngunjiri & Ngunjiri, F. (2017). Religious Diversity in the workplace: Conflict, Harmony and Performance. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
      • Syed, J., P, M., Hislop, D. & Mouzughi & Mouzughi, Y. (2017). The Palgrave handbook of Knowledge Management. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan..
      • Syed, J., Pio, E., Kamran, T. & Zaidi & Zaidi, A. (2016). Faith Based violence and Deobandi militancy in Pakistan. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.
      • Syed, J. & kramar, R. (2016). Human Resource Management: A Global and Critical Perspective. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan..
      • Syed, J. & ¿zbilgin, M. (2015). Managing Diversity and Inclusion: An International Perspective., London: Sage.
      • Kramar, R. & Syed, J. (2012). Human Resource Management in a Global Context: A Critical Approach.Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan., Palgrave Macmillan.
      • Syed, J. & ¿zbilgin, M. (2010). Managing Cultural Diversity in Asia: A Research Companion. Cheltenham, UK and Northampton, MA, USA., Edward Elgar.
      • Ozbilgin, M. & Syed, J. (2010). Managing Gender Diversity in Asia: A Research Companion. Cheltenham, UK and Northampton, MA, USA., Edward Elgar.
      • Syed, J. (2006). Instructor's Manual: Contemporary Issues in Management and Organisational Behaviour. Textbook edited by Murray, P., Poole, D., & Jones, G.)., Melbourne: Thomson Learning..
      • Cases

      • Syed, J. (2016). Digital Learning in the Gulfistan Co Limited, Accepted. CIPD case study.
      • Syed, J. & Omar, D. (2013). HRM in Brunei's public sector, Published. Kramar, R., & Syed, J. (Eds.), Human Resource Management in a Global Context: a critical approach, (pp. 27-30), Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.
      • Chapters

      • Kamenou-Aigbekaen, N. & Syed, J. (2017). Diversity management in a global context, InPress. Syed, J. & Kramar, R. (Eds.), Human Resource Management: A Global and Critical Perspective. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan..
      • Syed, J. & Jenkins, A. (2017). International assignments, InPress. Syed, J. & Kramar, R. (Eds.), Human Resource Management: A Global and Critical Perspective. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.
      • Syed, J. (2017). Context-specific human resource management, InPress. Syed, J. & Kramar, R. (Eds.), Human Resource Management: A Global and Critical Perspective. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.
      • Syed, J. & Karmar, R. (2017). Introduction: Theory and practice of HRM in the choppy waters of a complex global context, InPress. Syed, J. & Kramar, R. (Eds.), Human Resource Management: A Global and Critical Perspective. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.
      • Klarsfeld, A., Ngunjiri, F., H¿rtel, C. & Syed & Syed, J. (2017). Autoethnographic reflections on religious diversity in the higher education, Accepted. Syed, J., Klarsfeld, A., H¿rtel, C.E.J. & Ngunjiri, F. (Eds.), Religious Diversity in the Workplace: Conflict, Harmony and Performance. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press..
      • Syed, J., Klarsfeld, A., H¿rtel, C. & Ngunjiri & Ngunjiri, F. (2017). Introduction: The complex interplay of work and religion, Accepted. Syed, J., Klarsfeld, A., H¿rtel, C.E.J. & Ngunjiri, F. (Eds.), Religious Diversity in the Workplace: Conflict, Harmony and Performance. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
      • Syed, J. (2017). A relational perspective on religious diversity at work, Accepted. Syed, J., Klarsfeld, A., H¿rtel, C.E.J. & Ngunjiri, F. (Eds.), Religious Diversity in the Workplace: Conflict, Harmony and Performance. Cambridge University Press..
      • Javed, S. & Syed, J. (2017). Gender, context and career development in Pakistan, InPress. Broadbridge, A., & Fielden, S. (Eds.), Impact of Diversity on Career Development, Cheltenham: Edward Elgar.
      • Syed, J. & Tariq, M. (2017). Global diversity, InPress. Oxford Research Encyclopaedia of Business and Management. New York: Oxford University Press..
      • Syed, J. & Pio, E. (2016). Barelvi militancy in Pakistan and Salmaan Taseer's murder, InPress. Faith-based violence and Deobandi militancy in Pakistan.
      • Pio, E. & Syed, J. (2016). Marked by the cross: Persecution of Christians in Pakistan, InPress. Syed, J., Pio, E., Kamran, T., & Zaidi, A. (Eds.), Faith-based violence and Deobandi militancy in Pakistan. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.
      • Syed, J. (2016). Introduction: An alternative discourse on religious militancy, InPress. Syed, J., Pio, E., Kamran, T., & Zaidi, A. (Eds.), Faith-based violence and Deobandi militancy in Pakistan. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.
      • Syed, J. (2016). Diversity in the authorship of journal articles and REF impact case studies: How are UK business schools shaping up?, Accepted. BAM 2016 Conference Proceedings.
      • Syed, J. & ¿zbilgin, M. (2015). Introduction: Theorizing and managing diversity and inclusion in the global workplace, Published. Syed, J., & ¿zbilgin, M. (Eds.), Managing Diversity and Inclusion: An International Perspective, (pp. 1-10), London: Sage.
      • April, K. & Syed, J. (2015). Race and ethnicity at workplace, Published. Syed, J., & ¿zbilgin, M (Eds.), Managing Diversity and Inclusion: An International Perspective, (pp. 134-180), London: Sage.
      • Syed, J. (2015). Work-life balance, Published. Syed, J., & ¿zbilgin, M. (Eds.), Managing Diversity and Inclusion: An International Perspective., (pp. 291-314), London: Sage.
      • ¿zbilgin, M. & Syed, J. (2015). Conclusion: Future of diversity management, Published. Syed, J., & ¿zbilgin, M. (Eds.), Managing Diversity and Inclusion: An International Perspective, (pp. 336-348), London: Sage.
      • Syed, J., Haq, R., M Nkomo, S., MH Carrim & MH Carrim, N. & Bosch, A. (2015). Practices of Organizing and Managing Diversity in Emerging Countries, Published. The Oxford Handbook of Diversity in Organizations, Oxford University Press.
      • Syed, J. (2014). Diversity management and missing voices, Published. Wilkinson, A., Donaghey, J., Dundon, T. & Freeman, R. (Eds.), Handbook of Research on Employee Voice, (pp. 421-438), Cheltenham: Edward Elgar.
      • Bosch, A., Syed, J., Nkomo, S., Jabbour & Jabbour, C. & Haq, R. (2014). Practices of organising and managing diversity in emerging markets countries: Comparisons between Brazil, South Africa, India and Pakistan, Published. Bleijenbergh, I., Hentonnen, E., Mills, A., & Bendl, R. (Eds.), Handbook of Diversity in Organisations, (pp. 408-431), Oxford: Oxford University Publishing.
      • McIntosh, M., Pio, E., Waddock, S., Managaliso & Managaliso, M. & Syed, J. (2013). Pipeline to the Future: Seeking Wisdom in Indigenous, Eastern, and Western Traditions, Published. Neal, J. (Eds.), Handbook of Faith and Spirituality in the Workplace: Emerging Research and Practice, (pp. 195-222), New York: Springer.
      • Syed, J. & Kramar, R. (2012). Introduction: Making critical sense of human resource management in a globalised world, Published. Kramar, R., & Syed, J. (Eds.), Human Resource Management in a Global Context: a critical approach, (pp. 1-8), Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.
      • Syed, J. & Omar, D. (2012). Contextualising human resource management, Published. Kramar, R., & Syed, J. (Eds.), Human Resource Management in a Global Context: a critical approach, (pp. 11-32), Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.
      • Kamenou, N. & Syed, J. (2012). Diversity management, Published. Kramar, R. & Syed, J. (Eds.), Human Resource Management in a Global Context: a critical approach, (pp. 75-97), Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.
      • Kramar, R. & Syed, J. (2012). Conclusion, Published. Kramar, R. & Syed, J. (Eds.), Human Resource Management in a Global Context: a critical approach, (pp. 449-454), Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.
      • Syed, J. & Boje, D. (2011). Antenarratives of negotiated diversity management, Published. Boje, D. (Eds.), Storytelling and the Future of Organisations: An antenarrative handbook, (pp. 47-66), New York: Routledge.
      • Syed, J. (2010). Women and small business entrepreneurship in Pakistan, Published. Fielden, S., & Davidson, M. (Eds.), International Research Handbook on Successful Women Entrepreneurs, (pp. 117-131), Cheltenham & New York: Edward Elgar.
      • Syed, J. (2010). From gender empowerment to gender diversity: Measuring the gender gap in Muslim majority countries, Published. ¿zbilgin, M. & Syed, J. (Eds.), Managing Gender Diversity in Asia: A research companion, (pp. 210-226), Cheltenham & New York: Edward Elgar.
      • Ozbilgin, M. & Syed, J. (2010). Introduction: Diversity management travels to underexplored territories, Published. Syed, J. & ¿zbilgin, M. (Eds.), Managing Cultural Diversity in Asia: A research companion, (pp. 1-13), Cheltenham & New York: Edward Elgar.
      • Ozbilgin, M. & Syed, J. (2010). Introduction: Theorising and managing gender diversity in the Asian context, Published. ¿zbilgin, M. & Syed, J. (Eds.), Managing Gender Diversity in Asia: A research companion, (pp. 1-7), Cheltenham & New York: Edward Elgar.
      • Ozbilgin, M., Syed, J. & Dereli, B. (2010). Managing gender diversity in Pakistan and Turkey: a historical review, Published. Klarsfeld, A. (Eds.), International Handbook on Diversity Management at Work, (pp. 11-26), Cheltenham & New York: Edward Elgar.
      • Syed, J. (2010). Environmental Justice, Published. Robbins, P., Cohen, N., & Golson, J.G. (Eds.), Green Cities: An A-to-Z Guide, pp. 176-179, SAGE.
      • Syed, J. (2009). Contextualising diversity management, Published. M. ¿zbilgin (Eds.), Equality, Diversity and Inclusion at Work: A Research Companion, (pp. 101-111), Cheltenham & New York: Edward Elgar.
      • Syed, J. (2009). Bahrain, Published. Wankel, C. (Eds.), Encyclopaedia of Business in Today's World, pp.101-102. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, SAGE.
      • Syed, J. (2008). Societal norms and contextual emotional labor, Published. W.J. Zerbe, C.E.J. Hartel, & N.M. Ashkanasy (Eds.), Research on Emotions in Organisations, Vol. 4, Emotions, Ethics and Decision-Making, (pp. 241-258), Emerald Publishing.
      • Parr, N., Syed, J. & Murray, P. (2008). Executive women at work, Published. M. Baird, E. Davis, P. McGraw, & V. Pratt (Eds.), Making the Link: Affirmative Action and Employment Relations, (pp. 56-62), Sydney: CCH Australia Limited.
      • Syed, J. (2007). Career choices of skilled migrants: A holistic perspective, Published. M. ¿zbilgin & A. Malach-Pines (Eds.), Career Choice in Management and Entrepreneurship: A Research Companion, (pp. 464-483), Cheltenham & New York: Edward Elgar.
      • Murray, P. & Syed, J. (2007). Observations through gendered lenses: experiences of managerial women, Published. E. Davis & V. Pratt (Eds.), Making the Link: Affirmative Action and Employment Relations, (pp. 38-44), Sydney: CCH Australia Limited.
      • Syed, J. & Ali, F. (2006). Emotion regulation and Muslim women at work, Published. D. Hurst (Eds.), Consequentiality Volume II: Mythology, Theology, Ontology, (pp. 189-210), Florida: Tallahassee.
      • Syed, J. & Murray, P. (2006). The participation of women in multidisciplinary action teams, Published. E. Davis & V. Pratt (Eds.), Making the Link: Affirmative Action and Employment Relations, (pp. 65-72), Sydney: CCH Australia Limited.
      • Syed, J. & Ali, F. (2005). Minority ethnic women in the Australian labour market, Published. E. Davis & V. Pratt (Eds.), Making the Link: Affirmative Action and Employment Relations, (pp. 48-54), Sydney: CCH Australia Limited.
      • Syed, J. (2016). Targeted killings in Bangladesh: Diversity at stake.The Huffington Post, April 28.
      • Syed, J. (2016). Anyone for (men's) tennis? How Djokovic got it wrong. Newsweek, March 26.
      • Syed, J. (2016). Djokovic business case for higher men's pay in tennis harms equality. The Conversation, March 22.
      • Syed, J. (2016). Novak Djokovic's comment shows why a business case perspective may actually harm gender equality. The Huffington Post, March 22.
      • Syed, J. (2016). Oscars so white: an Institutional racism perspective. CounterPunch, January 29.
      • Syed, J. (2016). EU referendum: Road Forward to Diversity and Solidarity. The Huffington Post, June 22.
      • Syed, J. (2015). From Karachi to San Bernardino: In quest of an alternative discourse on terrorism. The Huffington Post, December 7.
      • Basir, S. (2015). Talking it out: Pakistan's fear of expressing itself. The Express Tribune, November 29.
      • Syed, J. (2013). Performance measurement and good governance. Pakistan and Gulf Economist, November 10-16, pp. 15-20.
      • Syed, J. (2013). HR in Pakistan: Equal employment model for a Pakistani organisation. www.HR.com, Weekly Magazine, October 10.
      • Syed, J. (2011). View: Sharif vs. Sharif  Daily Times, October 17..
      • Syed, J. (2004). Benchmarking social compliance in apparel industry. Pakistan Textile Journal. April Issue, pp. 21-25..
      • Syed, J. (2004). Paper ruler: HR manager's diary. The Friday Times, December 26 – January 1: p. 23.
      • Syed, J. (2004). Strategic HRM in the apparel industry. Daily The Nation, February 2..
      • Syed, J. (2003). Benchmarking social compliance in apparel industry. Daily The Nation, December 29.
      • Syed, J. (2003). Capacity building in local governance. Pakistan and Gulf Economist, July 28-August 3.
      • Syed, J. (2003). Change management in knitwear industry. Textile Asia, Hong Kong, May Issue, pp.41-42.
      • Syed, J. (2003). Communicating with your employees. Daily The Nation, 15 September..
      • Syed, J. (2003). HR in Pakistan: Reflections on a day in the life. Daily The News, January 20.
      • Syed, J. (2003). Impact of Iraq war on Pak economy. Daily The Nation, April 20.
      • Syed, J. (2003). Iraq war and HR in Pakistan: A discussion in the classroom. Pakistan Textile Journal, Vol. LII, No.6, (June Issue), pp.39-44.
      • Syed, J. (2003). Islamic doctrine of fair practice. Daily The Nation, November 24.
      • Syed, J. (2003). Performance measurement and good governance. Daily The Nation, August 25.
      • Syed, J. (2003). Revise your priorities: capacity building. Daily The Nation, June 29.
      • Syed, J. (2003). Significance of business ethics in Islam. Daily The Nation, October 20.
      • Syed, J. (2003). Social responsibility in Islam. Daily The Nation, October 27.
      • Syed, J. (2003). Technology's increasing role in HRD. Pakistan and Gulf Economist, Issue 33, August 18-24.
      • Syed, J. (2003). Towards equal employment opportunities. Daily The Nation, July 28.
      • Syed, J. (2003). Equal employment practices. Pakistan and Gulf Economist, Issue 39, September 29 – October 5, pp. 34-37..
      • Syed, J. (2003). Syed, J. 2003. A day in the life of a human resources manager. www.HR.com, Weekly Magazine, January 31.
      • Syed, J. (2003). HR in Pakistan: Equal employment practices. www.HR.com, Weekly Magazine, March 24.
      • Syed, J. (2003). HR in Pakistan: Performance measurement and good governance. www.HR.com, Weekly Magazine, November 30..
      • Syed, J. (2003). Syed, J. 2003. Recruitment practices in Pakistan. www.HR.com, Weekly Magazine, March 30..
      • Syed, J. (2003). Iraq war: A view from Pakistan  www.HR.com, Weekly Magazine, March 20.
    Award
  • 2016: Best Paper Award, British Academy of Management Conference, Gender in Management Track, University of Newcastle
  • 2016: Thank You Awards for excellence in teaching 2016, University of Huddersfield
  • 2015: Thank You Awards for excellence in teaching 2015, University of Huddersfield
  • 2015: Emerald Best International Symposium Award Finalist, Academy of Management Conference
  • 2014: Emerald Best International Symposium Award, Academy of Management Conference
  • 2014: Academic Fellow, Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD)
  • 2013: International Travel Award for Collaborative Research, AUT
  • 2012: Excellent Teacher Award, Kent Student Union
  • 2011: Best Paper Award, British Academy of Management Conference, Knowledge and Learning Track, Aston University, Birmingham
  • 2009: Highly Commended Award in the human resource management category of Outstanding Doctoral Research Awards, Emerald Publishers and the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD)
  • 2006: Runner-up for the International Award for Excellence in the humanities, Common Ground Publishing
    Honor
  • 2010: Sitara-i-Imtiaz (Star of Excellence), Government of Pakistan