Faculty Profile

  • 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
Human Resource Management, Workplace Health & Safety, Ethics, Morality

Muhammad Faisol Chowdhury

Assistant Professor (On Leave)


Faisol is an academic, social science researcher, and management consultant with many years of experience. He worked for several business enterprises at their top-level management positions and provided consultancy and training for various MNCs and conglomerates in home and abroad. Prior to join at ULAB in 2015, he was a Senior Lecturer/Lecturer at North South University for seven years. Currently he is a Doctoral Researcher (PhD) at the Adam Smith Business School, University of Glasgow, Scotland. He continues authoring research papers in internationally ranked scholarly journals and writing Op-Eds in newspapers and business magazines. He has delivered, moderated, hosted, judged, participated, and presented research papers at over 100 conferences, workshops, seminars, symposiums, and training sessions locally and globally. He is also associated with 12 professional and academic institutes and bodies in Australia, Greece, India, UK, USA, and Bangladesh.

Research & Awards

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 this Link - http://hdl.handle.net/1893/24117



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.

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. DOI 10.1177/2319510X16671565

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. DOI 10.17349/jmc116203

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.

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


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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