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Wardah Azimah Haji Sumardi

azimah.sumardi@ubd.edu.bn

Lecturer, UBD School of Business and Economics

     

A lecturer at Universiti Brunei Darussalam specialising in Human Resource Management (HRM). Earned a doctoral degree in Business Management from Alliance Manchester Business School under the People, Management and Organisation (PMO) Division, University of Manchester, United Kingdom. Her thesis looks at employee involvement and participation in Brunei public sector undergoing change. In 2014, her presentation at the Centre of Employment Relations, Innovation and Change (CERIC), hosted by University of Leeds was awarded the best oral presentation. Graduated from University of Manchester in 2008 with an MSc Human Resource Management and Industrial Relations. Submitted a dissertation that examines the effectiveness of human resource management in the banking sector in Brunei. Earned a bachelor degree in 2006 from Universiti Brunei Darussalam (UBD) in Business Administration. In 2004, obtained a diploma in Business Administration from University of Kent, United Kingdom. Primary research interest is in employee voice and talent management.

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Employee voice
Employee Involvement and Participation
Talent Management
HRM and Organisational Performance

RECENT PUBLICATIONS

Vivian Tie Suk Kee, Md Zahidul Islam, Said, T.F. and Sumardi, W.A. (2017) Leadership skills and competencies of global business leaders, Independent Business Review, 10(1-2)

Hisham Yaacob, Saerah Petra, Wardah Azimah Sumardi and Hairul Suhaimi Nahar (2012) Awqaf Accounting and Reporting for Accountability: A Case Study of Awqaf S, Proceedings of 19th International Business Research Conference

Rozhan Othman and Wardah Azimah Sumardi (2011) ‘Malaysian Airlines: Talent Management in a Turnaround Situation’, Global HRM Case Book, Routledge: London, pp. 299 - 307

Wardah Azimah Sumardi and Rozhan Othman (2011) ‘Talent Management at Telekom Malaysia Berhad’ in Emerging Markets Case Studies Collection, Emerald Insights, 1(1): pp. 1-6

Wardah Azimah Sumardi and Rozhan Othman (2010) ‘The Three Faces of Talent Management in Malaysia’, International Journal of Business Research, 10(1)

GRANT DETAILS

Contemporary issues in financial reporting, management and accountability of Singapore Waqf Board (SWB) - 2011

Comparative study of talent management practice: Brunei, Malaysia and Singapore - 2009

CONSULTANCY

CONSULTANCY FOR NATIONAL STUDY ON SOCIAL PROBLEMS AMONG YOUTHS IN BRUNEI DARUSSALAM - Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports (2011)

Industry, Institute, or Organisation Collaboration

BEES
World Cafe

INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE

Financial Consultant, Standard Chartered Bank, 2006 (Part-time)
Management Trainee, Standard Chartered Bank, 2006

SOCIAL, ECONOMIC, or ACADEMIC BENEFITS

Supervision of internship students