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Jawad Syed

Department of Business Administration Visiting Professor

Jawad Syed


Professor Jawad Syed teaches organizational behavior and leadership as Professor at the Suleman Dawood School of Business at Lahore University of Management Sciences. Prior to LUMS, he worked as a Reader at the University of Kent, and as a Professor at the University of Huddersfield. He obtained a Ph.D. in Business from Macquarie University after receiving a Master of International Business from the Western Sydney University. Professor Syed holds positions in a number of associations including the European Academy of Management (EURAM), the Global Centre for Equality and Human Rights (GCEHR), and the South Asian Academy of Management (SAAM). In academic leadership roles, he has served as Dean of the Suleman Dawood School of Business, Head of People, Management and Organizations group (University of Kent), and Director of Talent, Diversity and Development Research Group (University of Huddersfield). Professor Syed has edited and authored eight books and written more than 81 journal articles and book chapters.

Research Interests

Organizational Behavior, Leadership

Final Education

Ph.D., Macquarie University

Academic Papers

  • Jawad Syed (2020) Gendered work engagement: qualitative insights from Jordan. The International Journal of Human Resource Management 31 (5)
  • Jawad Syed (2019) The curious under-representation of women impact case leaders: Can we disengender inequality regimes?. Gender, Work & Organization.
  • Jawad Syed (2019) A multilevel perspective of the identity transition to motherhood. Gender, Work and Organization 26 (7) :09686673
  • Jawad Syed (2019) A contextual study of female-leader role stereotypes in the hotel sector. Journal of Sustainable Tourism 27 (1) :0966-9582
  • Jawad Syed (2018) Implications of religion, culture, and legislation for gender equality at work: Qualitative insights from Jordan. 164 :0167-4544
  • Jawad Syed (2018) An intersectional perspective on Muslim women's issues and experiences in employment. Gender, work and organization 25 (5) :09686673
  • Jawad Syed (2018) To include or not to include? A poetics perspective on the Muslim workforce in the West. Human Relations 71 (8) :0018-7267

Book & Case Publishing

  • Jawad Syed; Yung-Hsiang Ying (2019) China’s Belt and Road Initiative in a Global Context: A Business and Management Perspective. Palgrave Macmillan
  • Jawad Syed (2019) China Pakistan Economic Corridor: A Business and Management Perspective. Palgrave Macmillan.
  • Jawad Syed (2019) Organizational Restructuring and Capacity Enhancement of Engineering Consultancy Services Punjab Pvt. Limited.
  • Jawad Syed (2019) To split or not to split: Strategic planning and alignment at Jaffer Brothers Pvt. Limited.
  • Jawad Syed (2018) Shanghai Silk Pharma, Ltd.: Employee turnover.
  • Jawad Syed; Peter A Murray; Donald Hislop; Yusra Mouzughi (2018) The Palgrave handbook of knowledge management. Palgrave Macmillan
  • Rodwan Hashim Mohammed Fallatah, Jawad Syed. (2018) Employee Motivation in Saudi Arabia : An Investigation into the Higher Education Sector. Palgrave Macmillan
  • Syed, Jawad (2018) Religious Diversity in the Workplace. Cambridge University Press