- Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility
- Income Inequality and Corporate Philanthropy
- Corporate Governance
- Social Entrepreneurship
Teaching in 2020-2021
Distance Learning MBA
IB811P: Human Resource Management
IB802P: Organisational Behaviour
IB9DQT: Work and Human Resources in Global Context
IB3810: Critical Issues in Management
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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.
Boodoo, M. U., Henriques, I. and Husted, B. W. (2021) "Putting the “love of humanity” back in corporate philanthropy : the case of health grants by corporate foundations", Journal of Business Ethics
Frangi, L., Boodoo, M. U. and Hebdon, R. (2020) "Demobilised or dormant? Exploring pro-strike attitudes among employees who have never joined a strike", Economic and Industrial Democracy, 0143831X2098005
Umar Boodoo (2020) "The influence of unions on CSR : is there a trade-off between employee-oriented and non-employee-oriented policies", British Journal of Industrial Relations, 58, 4, 816-843
Umar Boodoo (2018) "Do highly unionized companies compensate their CEOs less in periods of financial distress? Evidence from Canada", ILR Review, 71, 2, 306-328
Boodoo, M. U., Gomez, R. and Gunderson, M. (2014) "Relative income, absolute income and the life satisfaction of older adults : do retirees differ from the non-retired?", Industrial Relations Journal, 45, 4, 281-299
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