Dr Mushfiqur Rahman

Dr Mushfiqur Rahman PhD

  • Lecturer
  • DBA Supervisor

E-mail: m.rahman@uwtsd.ac.uk

Role in the University

  • Lecturer
  • DBA Supervisor


After completing his first degree, Mushfiqur obtained an MBA degree and later another MSc in Human Resource Management and Employment Relations. He earned his PhD in Electronic Human Resources Management (e-HRM) as well as completed the Graduate Learning and Teaching Programme (GLTP) from Brunel Business School, Brunel University London. He also successfully passed a program on academic writing and reading at the University of Oxford, United Kingdom. He has experience working in leadership positions in corporate fields for many years before venturing into the academia, now amounting to upwards of ten years in teaching experience. 

Academic Interests

As a lecturer in business and management Mushfiqur teaches several business courses covering human resource management as well as leadership. In addition to this, he also supervises DBA students.

Research Interests

Mushfiqur’s research areas include HRM, e-HRM, work-life balance and sustainability.


Rahman, M., Kamal, M., Aydin, E. and Haque, A., (2020). Impact of Industry 4.0 Drivers on the Performance of Service Sector: Comparative Study of Cargo Logistic Firms in Developed and Developing Regions- Production Planning & Control.

Rahman, M., Aydin, E. Haffar, M. and Nwagbara, U., (2020). Impacts of Social Media on E-Recruitment Process: Empirical Evidence from Developing Countries in Social Network Theory- Journal of Enterprise Information Management.

Ismail E., Abdulaziz E., and Rahman M., (2019). " Mobile word of mouth (mWOM) in mobile messaging applications: An exploration of its antecedents and consequences." International Journal of Business Information System.

E Smart Oruh., Mordi, C., U. Nwagbara and Rahman, M., (2019). Investigating the relationship between managerialist employment relations and employee turnover intention: the case of Nigeria. -Employee Relations.

Alghababsheh,M., Gallear D., Rahman, M., (2018). Balancing the Scales of Justice: Does buyers’ justice drive suppliers’ social justice? - Journal of Business Ethics.

E Smart Oruh., Mordi, C., U Nwagbara and Rahman, M., (2018). Legitimisation Strategies and Managerial Capture: A Critical Discourse Analysis of Employment Relations in Nigeria. -The International Journal of Human Resource Management.

Rahman, M., Mordi, C., U. Nwagbara and E Smart Oruh (2018). The Impacts of Work-Life-Balance (WLB) Challenges on Social Sustainability: The Experience of Nigerian Female Medical Doctors. -Employee Relations.

Rahman, M., and Mordi, C., and U. Nwagbara., (2018). Factors Influencing e-HRM Implementation in Government Organisations: Case studies from Bangladesh. - Journal of Enterprise Information Management.

Ismail E., Abdulaziz E., and Rahman M., (2018). "Text me on WhatsApp, let’s talk about brands! The power of mobile word of mouth on mobile purchase intention." The International Journal of Internet Marketing and Advertising.

Additional Information

Mushfiqur takes part in the British Academy of Management (BAM) conferences as well as organising conferences suchas as BOR in 2019 and the EBOR conference in November 2020 in Turkey.