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  • MRes (Business & Management), University of Stirling, Scotland

    MCom (Human Resource Management & Industrial Relations), University of Western Sydney, Australia

    BBA (Human Resource Management & Business Law), Charles Sturt University, Australia

    PGD (Human Resource Management), ABP, England

Areas of Interest
Moral Agency, Human Resource Management, Workplace Health & Safety

Muhammad Faisol Chowdhury

Assistant Professor


Faisol is a business practitioner turned academic with first-hand expertise in academia and management consultancy. Before ULAB, he held faculty member positions at the North South University and visiting positions at a few other public and private universities in Bangladesh. He also worked for several business enterprises at their top-level management positions and concurrently provided consultancy and training for a number of MNCs and conglomerates. He continues publishing and presenting papers in internationally ranked scholarly journals and knowledge outlets. He sits on the editorial board of the International Journal of Bangladesh Society for HRM. Currently, he is a doctoral researcher at the University of Glasgow, Scotland, where he has been awarded a full scholarship by the prestigious Adam Smith Business School. He attended more than a hundred academic and industry seminars and events, and associated with several institutions and professional bodies across the globe.

Research & Awards

Current Project:

Chowdhury, M. F. (2017 - ongoing), Moral agency and wider institutional factor in workplace health and safety practice. (Doctoral thesis), Adam Smith Business School, University of Glasgow.


Completed Project:

Chowdhury, M. F. (2014), Deterrence, rational choice and white-collar crime: Occupational health and safety in Bangladesh RMG sector. (MRes thesis). Stirling Online Research Repository (STORRE), University of Stirling, Scotland. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/1893/24117



PhD Scholarship: Adam Smith Business School, College of Social Science. University of Glasgow.



Chowdhury, M. F. (2016) . Review of ‘Do we need HR? Repositioning people management for success’. by P. Sparrow, M. Hird, and C. Cooper (2015) . Palgrave Macmillan, England, reviewed in Employee Relations: The International Journal, 38(2), 304-306. doi: 10.1108/ER-11-2015-0209.

Chowdhury, M. F. (2018) Deterrence, Rational Choice and White-Collar Crime: Occupational Health and Safety in Bangladesh RMG Sector. Delhi: Rubric.

Journal Articles

Ahmed, J. U., Ahmed, I. and Chowdhury, M. F. (2017) . Ferdous custom made tailors fabrics fashions: New challenges ahead. Asia-Pacific Journal of Management Research and Innovation, 12(2), 177-183. 

Haque, H. M. J. and Chowdhury, M. F. (2017) . Employer expectations regarding graduate applicants during job interview. International Journal of Bangladesh Society for Human Resource Management, 1(1), 19-36.

Chowdhury, M. F. (2016) . Is OHS negligence and evasion an “error of judgement” or “white-collar crime”? An interpretation of apparel manufacturers in Bangladesh. Journal of Media Critiques, 2(8), 41-56.

Chowdhury, M. F. & Tanim, T. R. (2016). Industrial accidents in Bangladesh apparel manufacturing sector: An analysis of the two most deadliest accidents in history. Asian Journal of Social Sciences and Management Studies, 3(2), 115-126. doi: 10.20448/journal.500/2016.3.2/500.2.115.126

Ali, H. & Chowdhury, M. F. (2015) . Positivism in understanding the contemporary social world: A critical discussion. Journal of Studies in Social Science, 11(2), 215-232.

Chowdhury, M. F. (2015) . Coding, sorting and sifting of qualitative data analysis: Debates and discussions. Quality and Quantity: International Journal of Methodology, 49(3), 1135-1143. doi: 10.1007/s11135-014-0039-2.

Chowdhury, M. F. (2014) . Managing emotional labour in service encounters in healthcare occupation in Bangladesh. Journal of Human Resource and Sustainability Studies, 2(4), 215-223.  doi: 10.4236/jhrss.2014.24022.

Chowdhury, M. F. (2014) . Deterrence theory and labelling of industrial accidents as white-collar crime in Bangladesh apparel industry: An epistemological standpoint. Perspectives of Innovations, Economics and Business, 14(2), 69-82. doi: 10.15208/pieb.2014.09.

Chowdhury, M. F. (2014) . Interpretivism in aiding our understanding of the contemporary social world. Open Journal of Philosophy, 4(3), 432-438. doi: 10.4236/ojpp.2014.43047.

Haque, H. M. J. and Chowdhury, M. F. (2017) . Employer expectations regarding graduate applicants during job interview. International Journal of Bangladesh Society for Human Resource Management, 1(1), 19-36.

Firoz, F. & Chowdhury, M. F. (2013) . Role of first line manager: Strategic leadership in implementing successful PMS. Asian Business Review, 2(1), 7-12. doi: 10.18034/abr.v2i1.308

Chowdhury, M. F. & Chowdhury, T. (2012) . Recruiting right for Bangladesh police: Discovering options to acquire the untapped resources. Journal of Business and Economics, 3(3), 222-233.

Chowdhury, M. F. (2011). Performance management practices in organisations operating in Bangladesh: A deeper examination. World Review of Business Research, 1(2), 153-167.

Chowdhury, M. F. (2011). Emergence of the knowledge economy and knowledge management and their importance in the talent acquisition front. AIUB Journal of Business and Economics, 10(1-2), 111-128.

Chowdhury, M. F. (2010). Importance of knowledge management and knowledge economy in talent acquisition. The Business Review, 1(2), 81-99.


Newspaper & Magazines

Chowdhury, M. F. (2016, June 4) . RMG in Bangladesh vis-à-vis global supply chain.
The Financial Express, p. 4

Chowdhury, M. F. (2016, January 26) . Building a better RMG machine.
Dhaka Tribune, p. 13

Chowdhury, M. F. (2010, December 27) . Digital Bangladesh, Internet and HRIS: Hope or hype final part.
The Daily Sun, p. 7

Chowdhury, M. F. (2010, December 26) . Digital Bangladesh, Internet and HRIS: Hope or hype part 1, The Daily Sun, 1(60), p. 7

Chowdhury, M. F. (2009, June 1) . Wage policy determination in Australian economy.
The Financial Express, p. 4

Chowdhury, M. F. (2008, February 26) . WorkChoices, the Labor government and the HR in Australia. The Financial Express, p. 4.

Conference Proceedings

Chowdhury, M. F. (2016, May) . Is OHS negligence and evasion an ‘error of judgement’ or ‘white-collar crime’? An interpretation of the apparel manufacturers in Bangladesh. Paper presented at the 2nd International Conference on Communication and Management, Athens, Greece.

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Chowdhury, M. F. (2011, May) . Operation recruitment and retention: Discovering the HR revolution needed in Bangladesh police. In P. P. Neupane, D. Adhikary & D. Gautam (Eds.) , 11th South Asian Management Forum 2011, Managing Change for Sustainable Development, (pp.193-199). Kathmandu, Nepal.

Chowdhury, M. F. (2011, February) . Bleak house or bright future: Performance management in Bangladeshi organisations. Paper presented at the Asia-Pacific Business Research Conference 2011, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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Chowdhury, M. F. (2008, May) . Emergence of knowledge economy and knowledge management. In K. N. S. Kang, H. S. Gill & O. P. Sahni (Eds.) ,  5th International Conference on Business Challenges and Strategies in Emerging Global Scenario (p. 45). Punjab, India.

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