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CURRICULUM VITAE

Name:  Professor Dr Kamarul Zaman Bin Ahmad

Current Occupation : Professor of Management, Retired

(Previously a Faculty and Former Chairman of PhD Committee & Deputy Dean of the Faculty of Business & Accountancy, University Malaya.)

Dr Kamarul is a Certified Trainer and Master Practitioner of NLP (Neuro Linguistic Programming), Time Lines and Hypnotherapy), currently training under ABNLP and INLPCA

Email : drkamphd@yahoo.com


QUALIFICATIONS

DATES        QUALIFICATIONS      PLACE OF STUDY

1974 -1978      O - Levels             Raffles Institution, Singapore
1979 - 1981     A - Levels             Chester College of Further Education, UK
1981 - 1984     B.A. (Hons.) Law   Leeds Beckett University UK 
1985 - 1986     Bar-at-Law            Lincolns Inn, London, UK
1993 - 1996     MBA                      University Malaya
1996 -1997      ICSA                      Self-study, Malaysia
1997 - 2001     PhD                       Manchester Business School, 
                                                    University of Manchester, UK
                                            Times Higher Education No. 33 World University Rankings


PhD Thesis on Business Psychology. 
Title: The association between person, work environment, job satisfaction and performance

SUBJECT TAUGHT at PhD level
1.Business research.


SUBJECTS TAUGHT at MBA level
1.Management
2. Organisational Behaviour
3.Training Management
4.Human Resources
5.Business Research Methods & SPSS


TAUGHT IN OTHER FACULTIES IN UM
1. Faculty of Science (Research Methodology)
2) Institute of Public Policy and Management  i.e. INPUMA (Research Methodology, People Skills, Leadership and Emotional Intelligence)

TAUGHT IN OTHER INSTITUTIONS
1.University Putra Malaysia
2.INTAN
3.University of Hawaii (external MBA program held in Malaysia)
4.Irish International University (external MBA program held in Malaysia)
5.University of Portsmouth (external MSc program held in Malaysia)
6.University of Wales (external MBA program held in Malaysia)
7.University of Herriot Watt (external MBA program held in Malaysia)


PREVIOUS EMPLOYMENT
1.Human Resources Admin & Legal Manager (1997- 4 months)
2.Freelance lecturer (1996-1997)
3.Business Development Manager (1996 – 5 months)
4.Lawyer (1986 – 1996)


SCHOLARSHIPS RECEIVED
1.University Malaya SLAB (for PhD)
2.University Malaya Biasiswazah (for MBA)
3.MARA [for Bar-at-Law & B.A.(Hons.) Law]


REFEREED JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS

1.Ahmad, K. Z. B., Jasimudin, S. M. & Wang, L. K. (2018). Organizational climate and job satisfaction: do employees’ personalities matter? Management Decision, 56(2), 421-440.

2.Mohamed, M.A.M. & Ahmad, K. Z. B. (2017). Organizational Citizenship Behavior, Authentic Leadership and Organizational Justice Interplay in UAE Police Sector: Moral Values as a moderator. International Journal of Management and Applied Science (IJMAS), 3(6). www.ijmas.iraj.in (not ABDC)

3.AlZaabi M.S.A., Ahmad, K.Z., & Hossan, C. (2016). Authentic leadership, work engagement and organizational citizenship behaviors in petroleum company. International Journal of Productivity and Performance Management, 65(6), 811-830. (B ranked Journal in ABDC, ABS, SCOPUS, Thomson Reuters Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI)

4.Wee, Y. G., Ahmad, K. Z. & Yap, S. F. (2014). Reducing Employees’ Turnover Intention through HR-Induced Organizational Citizenship Behavior. Institutions and Economies, 6(2), 79-104. (SCOPUS)

5.Ahmad, K. Z. (Jan 2014). Gender Differences and Work-Related Communication in the UAE. International Journal of Business and Management, 9(3), (ABDC list ranked C).

6.Ahmad, K. Z. (Nov, 2013). Lying Eyes: The Truth about NLP eye patterns and their relationship with Academic Performance in Business and Management Studies (MBA). International Journal of Business and Management, 8(23), 67-74. (ABDC list ranked C).

7.Ahmad, K. Z. (Aug 2012). An empirical test of the propositions by Gray and Tannen relating to Gender communication in Malaysia. Asian Social Science, 8(11), 250-263 (SCOPUS). (ABDC list ranked C).

8.Ahmad. K. Z., & Veerapandian, K. (March 2012). The Mediating Effect of Person-Environment Fit on the Relationship between Organisational Culture and Job Satisfaction. International Journal of Psychological Studies, 4(1), 91-102. 

9.Ahmad. K. Z. (Feb 2012). The mediating effect of person-environment fit on the relationship between organisational culture and staff turnover. Asian Social Science, 8(2) 62-71(SCOPUS) (ABDC list ranked C).

10.Ahmad, K. Z. (July 2011). Alternatives to simply forgiving and forgetting: examining techniques in hypnosis, NLP and Time Line TherapyTM in reducing the intensity of negative emotions attached to memories of stressful events. Stress and Health, 27(3), 241-250. (ISI; ABDC ranked A-Class Journal).

11.Wee, Y. G. & Ahmad, K. Z. (Dec 2011). Reducing employees’ turnover intention through HR-induced Organizational Citizenship behaviour: Leader-member exchange as the mediator. International Journal of Business and Social Research, 1(1), 70-93.

12.Ahmad. K. Z., Veerapandian, K., & Wee, Y. G. (Nov 2011). Person-environment fit: the missing link in the organisational culture-commitment relationship. International Journal of Business and Management, 6(11), 11-20. (ABDC list ranked C).

13.Ahmad, K. Z. (Sept 2011). Group size as a moderator of the effect of equity sensitivity on job satisfaction. International Journal of Management, 28(3), 716-729. www.internationaljournalofmanagement.co.uk

14.Ahmad, K. Z. (May 2011). Warmth in groups and satisfaction with supervision. International Journal of Business and Management, 6(5), 129-136. DOI: 10.5539/ijbm.v6n5p129. (ABDC list ranked C).

15.Ahmad, K. Z. (April 2011). The association between training and organisational citizenship behaviour in the Digital World. Communications of the IBIMA, Vol 2011, Article ID 448699, 11 pages, DOI: 10.5171/2011.448699. (ABDC list ranked C).

16.Ahmad, K. Z. (April 2011). The new age complimenting the digital age: Using hypnosis, NLP and Time Line TherapyTM techniques to reduce negative emotions among people involved with information technology. Journal of Organizational Knowledge Management, Vol 2011, Article ID 200974, 8 pages, DOI: 10.5171/2011.200974.

17.Ahmad, K. Z. (Dec 2010). Pay equity sensitivity and person-environment fit. International Journal of Psychological Studies, 2(2), 127-135.

18.Ahmad, K. Z. (Dec 2010). An investigation of objective person-environment fit: the dark side of intelligence. International Journal of Psychological Studies, 2(2), 81-89.

19.Ahmad, K. Z. (June 2010). Person-environment fit: a critical review of previous studies and a proposal for future research. International Journal of Psychological Studies, 2(1), 71-78.

20.Ahmad, K. Z. (March 2010). Aligning military and soldiers’ value hierarchy. International Journal of Business and Management, 5(3) 62-69. (ABDC list ranked C).

21.Ahmad, K. Z. (Jan 2010). Person-environment fit approach to intolerance of inequity and free-riders.  International Business Research, 3(1), 35-42.

22.Ahmad, K. Z., & Rethinam, K. (Dec 2010). Mars Venus and Gray: gender communication. International Business Research, 3(2), 24-33.

23.Lee, H. Y., & Ahmad, K. Z. (2009). The moderating effects of organizational culture on the relationships between leadership behaviour and organizational commitment and between organisation commitment and job satisfaction and performance. Leadership and Organization Development Journal, 30(1), 53-86. (SCOPUS) (ABDC ranked B Journal).

24.Thiruchelvam, K., & Ahmad, K. Z.  (Dec 2008). Attracting scientific and technical talents from abroad: The Malaysian Experience. Asian Journal of Technology Innovation, 16(2), 113-132. (ISI)

25.Ahmad, K. Z. (Sept 2008). Work value congruence and satisfaction at work: Is western concept applicable to a developing country such as Malaysia. Asian Journal of Business & Accounting, 1(1), 131-156. (SCOPUS) (ABDC ranked C).

26.Ahmad, K. Z. (Jan 2008). Relationship between leader-subordinate personality congruence and performance and satisfaction in the UK. Leadership and Organization Development Journal, 29(5/6), 396-411. (SCOPUS) (B ranked journal)

27.Ahmad, K. Z., Aliman, N.K., Mahdzan, N.S.A., Kamarudin, M.A., Peng, C.Y. & Nandita, T. (2004). Emotional stability and perception of job security in the services sector in Malaysia. Malaysian Management Journal, 8(2), 1-15

28.Ahmad, K. Z. (2003). The association between ethical decision-making, job satisfaction, organisational commitment, and selected demographic variables. Malaysian Management Journal, 7(2), 1-11. 

29.Ahmad, K. Z., & Bakar, R. A. (2003). The association between training and organisational commitment among white collar workers in Malaysia. The International Journal of Training and Development, 7(3), 166-185. (ABDC ranked C)

30.Ahmad, K. Z., & Khairuddin, M.M. (2003). Person-environment fit perceptions and satisfaction at work (2003). Malaysian Management Journal, 7(1), 35-46. 

31.Ahmad, K. Z. (2002). The association between sensitivity, group size and satisfaction. Malaysian Management Journal, 6(1), 53-61. 


BOOK PUBLICATIONS
1) "Empower Yourself Through NLP, Time LineTherapy Tm
and Hypnotherapy" 

2) "PhD: The Pursuit of Excellence"

3) "So You Want To Get A PHD"

4) Managing  people for success and satisfaction (2002, ISDN: 0 9513973 05) by Ingleton & Ahmad. Special Interest Publications, Leicestershire.


CONFERENCE PUBLICATIONS

1.Ahmad, K. Z. B. (2017). Improving Emotional Intelligence (EI) using Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP) techniques. International Conference on Advances in Business Management and Law, University of Dubai, Dubai, UAE, 25 & 25 Nov 2017.
2.Mohamed, M.A.M. & Ahmad, K. Z. B. (2017). Theoretical Paper: the moderating effect of Moral Values on the relationship between Authentic Leadership and Organizational Citizenship Behavior in the Police Force. International Conference on Advances in Business Management and Law, University of Dubai, Dubai, UAE, 25 & 25 Nov 2017.
3.Shahryari, Y. & Ahmad, K. Z. B. (2017). The moderating impact of resilience on the relationship between workplace incivility and turnover intentions: a proposed study in Dubai retail SME’s. International Conference on Advances in Business Management and Law, University of Dubai, Dubai, UAE, 25 & 25 Nov 2017.
4.Al Shehhi, S. R. & Ahmad, K. Z. B. (2017). How an Innovative Climate can motivate an Entrepreneur. International Conference on Advances in Business Management and Law, University of Dubai, Dubai, UAE, 25 & 25 Nov 2017.
5.Shaikh, M. W. & Ahmad, K. Z. B. (2017). Factors affecting Happiness of Expatriate Academicians and Expatriate Non-Academicians in Dubai, a comparative study. International Conference on Advances in Business Management and Law, University of Dubai, Dubai, UAE, 25 & 25 Nov 2017.
6.Mohamed, M.A.M. & Ahmad, K. Z. B. (2017). Organizational Citizenship Behavior, Authentic Leadership and Organizational Justice Interplay in UAE Police Sector: Moral Values as a moderator. Researchfora International Conference, Dubai, UAE, 2nd -3rd April 2017. (Best paper award)
7.Ahmad, K. Z. B. & Jasimuddin, S. M. (2017). The moderating role of employees’ personalities in linking organizational climate and job satisfaction. Proceedings of the Second Bi-annual Conference of the Bangladesh Academy of Business Administration (BABA), Dhaka, the Center for Advanced Studies in Management from 5 to 7 January 2017.
8.Ahmad, K.Z. & Seck, M. (2014).  Person-Environment Fit as a Gap Analysis – a Targeted Approach. 
 International Journal of Arts & Sciences’ (IJAS) International Conference for Academic Disciplines at Anglo-American University, Lázeňská 4, 118 00 Praha 1, Czech Republic, from 10 to 13 June 2014.
9.Ahmad, K.Z. & Karim, A. H. A. (2014). The Specificity of Person-Environment Fit. International Journal of Arts & Sciences’ (IJAS) International Conference for Academic Disciplines at Anglo-American University, Lázeňská 4, 118 00 Praha 1, Czech Republic, from 10 to 13 June 2014.
10.Ahmad, K.Z. (2013). Frogs into Princes: Do Neuro Linguistic Programming techniques improve Emotional Intelligence? Paper presented at the International Journal of Arts and Sciences, Austria Trend Hotel Ananas, Vienna, Austria 15-18 April.
11.Ahmad, K.Z. (2013). It’s all in the eyes: NLP eye patterns and their relationship with academic performance. Paper presented at the International Journal of Arts and Sciences, Austria Trend Hotel Ananas, Vienna, Austria 15-18 April.
12.Wee, Y.G., Ibrahim, M.D., Ahmad, K.Z. & Yap, S.F. (2011). Promoting Organizational Citizenship Behaviour through High Involvement Human Resource Practices: An Attempt to Reduce Turnover Intention. Paper presented at the Annual International Conference on Human Resource Management and Professional Development for the Digital Age, 7 - 8 November, Singapore.
13.Ahmad, K. Z. (2011). Do dominant workers expect to be promoted? Interacting effect of group size. First International Conference on Emerging Research Paradigms in Business and Social Sciences (ERPBSS). Pullman Hotel, Dubai, UAE. November 22nd-24th. 
14.Ahmad, K. Z., Kayathry a/p Veerapandian, & Wee, Y. G. (2011). Person-environment fit: the missing link in the organisational culture-turnover relationship. First International Conference on Emerging Research Paradigms in Business and Social Sciences (ERPBSS). Pullman Hotel, Dubai, UAE. November 22nd-24th. 
15.Wee. Y.G., & Ahmad, K. Z. (2010). How do in-store environmental cues influence Malaysian shoppers? A study of hypermarket customers in Malaysia. The Asian and Business Management Conference. The New Otani Hotel, Osaka, Japan. October 7-9.
16.Ahmad, K. Z. (2010). Examining the effectiveness of techniques in NLP, Hypnosis and Time Line TherapyTM in removing negative emotions from past memories. The Second International Neuro-Linguistic Programming Research Conference, in partnership with Cardiff University, UK, and Intentional CIC, 3rd July.
17.Ahmad, K. Z. (2010). Training as a way to promote organisational citizenship behaviour in the digital world. The 14th IBIMA International Conference, Istanbul, Turkey, 23-24th June.
18.Ahmad, K. Z. (2010). The marriage of digital age and new age: Using Hypnosis, NLP and Time Line TherapyTM Techniques to reduce negative emotions among people involved with information technology. The 14th IBIMA International Conference, Istanbul, Turkey, 23-24th June.
19.Wee, Y. G. & Ahmad, K. Z. (2009). Promoting organizational citizenship behaviour through perceived organizational justice: leader-member exchange and trust as mediators. Curtin International Business Conference, 10 - 12 Dec, Curtin University of Technology, Sarawak, Malaysia.
20.Ahmad, K. Z. (2008). Relationship between leader subordinate personality congruence and performance and satisfaction in the UK. International Conference on Global Research in Business and Economics. 28-30 December, Bangkok Thailand.
21.Ahmad, K. Z. (2008). The association between training and organizational citizenship. International Conference on Global Research in Business and Economics. 28-30 December, Bangkok Thailand.
22.Ahmad, K. Z., Awang, Z., Wong, C. C., Tan, K. C. & Mohamad, I. A. F. (2007). The Impact of Cultural and Structural Characteristics of Innovation on Malaysia. Uniten Conference, Melaka, Malaysia. 
23.Ahmad, K. Z., & Khok, L. K (2007). The Association between Transformational Leadership, Self Esteem and Job Satisfaction. APC Conference, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.  
24.Ahmad, K. Z., Aliman, N. K. Mahdzan, N. S. A. Kamarudin, M. A., Peng, C. Y., & Nandita, T. (2005). The IT industry – The Quest for Emotional Stability in an Insane World. UM-FBA Asian Business Conference, Park Royal Hotel, Kuala Lumpur. 
25.Thiruchelvam K., & Ahmad, K. Z. (2004). Attracting Scientific and Technical Talent from Abroad: Lessons for Malaysia. The 4th International Malaysian Studies Conference (MSC4), UKM Bangi. 
26.Ahmad, K. Z. (2004). Work Value Congruence and Satisfaction at Work: Is Western Concept Applicable to a Developing Country such as Malaysia? Academy of World Business, Marketing and Management Development Conference. Gold Coast International Hotel, Queensland, Australia.
27.Ahmad, K. Z. (2003). Person-Environment Fit: A Critical Review of the Previous Studies and a Proposal for Future Research. EPUK conference, The Scott Sutherland School, The Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen Scotland.
28.Ahmad, K. Z. (2003). The Association between Intelligence, Group Size and Satisfaction (Workplace): A Logistic Regression Analysis. EPUK conference, The Scott Sutherland School, The Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen Scotland.
29.Ahmad, K. Z. (2001). Superior-Subordinate Fit: An Extension of the Supplementary Fit Model. The 7TH Asia Pacific Conference, Citidel, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. 
30.Ahmad, K. Z. (2000). Superior-Subordinate Fit: An Extension of the Supplementary Fit Model. The Federal School of Management Conference, Manchester UK (won prize for best abstract). 




CONSULTANCIES
1.Leadership and Job satisfaction in Granics Sdn. Bhd. (2003).

2.Enhancing Human Capital using The Malaysian Returning Scientist Program – problem identification and recommendations (2002). Client: The Ministry of Science and Technology (MOSTE).




WORKSHOPS & IN-HOUSE TRAINING

1. Leadership and Emotional Intelligence for Nigerian Delegates at INPUMA

2. NLP Negotiation for strategic alliance

3. Three-day Management retreat conducted on Protons managers at Malacca in which extreme activities such as fire-walking, fire-eating, walking barefoot on broken glass and extinguishing fire with bare hands  were included.

4. Interviewing skills 2-day training workshop for Suruhanjaya Perkhidmatan Awam (SPA) April 2004.

5. One day workshop on research methodology and report writing for Malaysian Insurance Institute - March 2004

6.Interviewing skills one-day training workshop for Lembaga Hasil Dalam Negeri (LHDN) February 2004.

7.Training on “People Skills” (Teambuilding, Emotional Quotient and Self-Development) for PROTON executive staff. (Commencing Aug 2003 until 2005).

8.Negotiation skills for senior Government officials (executive directors) in A’ Famosa Resort.

9.Human Resources Conference Lumut July 2003. Workshop on Psychological Interviewing.

10.ASLI (Asian Strategy & Leadership Institute). National Human Resource Summit 2003. Workshop on “The Case of Dealing With Difficult People. Venue: Sunway Lagoon Resort Hotel.

11.Coordinated a workshop on Global Management at INTAN from 8th to 12th April 2002. Participants were from the Civil service grade M2 who were being promoted to M1.

12.Speaker at workshop on Global Human Resources at INTAN from 11th to 12 April 2002. Participants were from the Civil service grade M2 who were being promoted to M1