Professor Dr. AAhad M. Osman-Gani
Professor AAhad has published extensively in reputed international journals and regularly presents scholarly research papers in top international conferences of the relevant fields (including Academy of Management, Academy of International Business, and Academy of HRD). He has published more than 150 journal articles, conference papers, book chapters, case studies, and research monographs. He has authored/co-authored several books including: Human Resource Development in Malaysia (Pearson Publishing, 2011); Spirituality in Management from Islamic Perspectives (IIUM Press, 2011); Performance Development and Training: Asian Perspectives (McGraw-Hill, 2009).Workplace Training & Learning: Cases from Cross-Cultural Perspectives (Prentice-Hall/Pearson). His doctoral dissertation on International Technology Transfer was selected by the ASTD Research Committee in USA, as one of the top three in the field of HRD. A former World Bank scholar, he pursued graduate, postgraduate, and professional development courses in the top ranking universities of USA. He was featured in the Harvard Business Reference of the Profiles in Business and Management: An International Directory of Scholars, and in Baron’s Who’s Who of the Asian Pacific Rim. Professor AAhad’s research interests span the areas of International Human Resource Development, Cross-Cultural Management, Spirituality in Management, National Human Capital Development, and Leadership & Talent Development.