Dr Umar Boodoo
Associate Professor
(Organisation and Work Group)

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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.

Umar's research has been published in peer-reviewed journals such as Human Resource Management Journal, Journal of Business Ethics, Industrial and Labor Relations Review, and British Journal of Industrial Relations. He also writes for the LSE Business Review and Warwick's Core Magazine in an attempt to disseminate research findings to a wider audience, and his research has been mentioned in articles published by the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW), Forbes, and the Council on Business & Society.

Umar 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, while his paper on workforce trust in leveraged buyouts was a best paper in the Human Resources Division of the 2022 Academy of Management (AOM) Meeting. He was also recognised as an "Outstanding Reviewer" for the Strategic Management Division at the 2023 AOM Meeting.

On top of his research at WBS, Umar also designs, lectures, and teaches undergraduate and postgraduate modules in work & organisation. He also supervised several students for their Master's, MBA, and EMBA dissertations.

Research Interests

Grand Challenges (Sustainable Development Goals)
Corporate Social Responsibility
Corporate Philanthropy
Income Inequality
Financialisation of the Economy