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Dr Umar Boodoo

Assistant Professor

Research Interests

  • Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility

  • Income Inequality and Corporate Philanthropy

  • Corporate Governance

  • Social Entrepreneurship

Teaching in 2021-2022

Distance Learning MBA
  • IB811P: Human Resource Management
  • IB802P: Organisational Behaviour
International Business
  • IB9DQT: Work and Human Resources in Global Context
  • IB3810: Critical Issues in Management

Industrial Relations Research Unit, Organisation & HRM

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Muhammad Umar Boodoo joined Warwick Business School as an Assistant Professor in 2017. Prior to joining WBS, Umar was a Research and Teaching Fellow in the Department of Management at the London School of Economics and Political Science.
At LSE, he worked on research projects funded by seed grants from the Department of Management, and he also designed, lectured, and taught undergraduate and postgraduate courses in human resource management. He also supervised several students for their Master's dissertations.

Umar completed his doctorate in Industrial Relations and Human Resources from the University of Toronto. He has participated and presented at several conferences. His paper on CEO Compensation was a winner at the 67th Labor and Employment Relations Association (LERA) conference in 2015. He has published a book chapter on human capital and growth in Asian countries, and has also published articles in the Industrial and Labor Relations Review (ILRR) and the Industrial Relations Journal (IRJ). Currently, he has more articles under review at journals in Employment Relations and Management. He also writes for the LSE Business Review in an attempt to disseminate research findings to a wider audience.


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