Dr. M Muzamil Naqshbandi


Senior Assistant Professor, UBD School of Business and Economics


Dr. M Muzamil Naqshbandi is a Senior Assistant Professor of Management at the School of Business & Economics, University of Brunei Darussalam. Previously, he worked as an Assistant Professor at the University of Dubai in the UAE, and as a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow and an instructor at the University of Malaya in Malaysia. He has extensive teaching experience and direct involvement in research project supervision at multiple academic levels. He has served on the examination committees of several masters and doctoral candidates. Before joining academia, he worked in diverse industries such as outsourcing, non-banking financial services, and media. Dr. Naqshbandi is the Associate Editor of the International Journal of Productivity and Performance Management (Emerald Publishing) and Organizational Psychology (speciality section of Frontiers in Psychology and Frontiers in Communication). He serves on the editorial boards of several prestigious international journals such as Journal of Knowledge Management, Management Decision, Leadership & Organization Development and European Journal of Innovation Management. His current research is focused on open innovation, organizational culture, leadership and knowledge management. He actively presents his work in international fora and contributes on the program committees and advisory boards of several international conferences. Dr. Naqshbandi has published a book and contributed several book chapters. His work has been published by renowned international publishers such as Emerald Publishing, Elsevier, Taylor & Francis, Sage Publications, and Springer. His recent works have appeared in high-ranking international journals such as International Business Review, Technological Forecasting & Social Change, Production Planning & Control, Journal of General Management, Management Decision, Industrial Management & Data Systems, Computers in Human Behavior, Quality & Quantity, among others. Dr. Naqshbandi is reachable at: virkul@gmail.com.


Strategy, innovation management, knowledge management, open innovation, leadership.


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Knowledge infrastructure capability, absorptive capacity and inbound open innovation: evidence from SMEs in France
Sajjad M. Jasimuddin and M. Muzamil Naqshbandi Production Planning and Control, ISSN: 09537287, eISSN: 13665871, Issue: 10-12, Pages: 893-906, Published: 10 September 2019
Taylor and Francis

Managing open innovation: The roles of empowering leadership and employee involvement climate
M. Muzamil Naqshbandi, Ibrahim Tabche and Neetu Choudhary
Management Decision, ISSN: 00251747, Pages: 703-723, Published: 11 March 2019
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd.

The interplay of leadership, absorptive capacity, and organizational learning culture in open innovation: Testing a moderated mediation model
M. Muzamil Naqshbandi and Ibrahim Tabche
Technological Forecasting and Social Change, ISSN: 00401625, Volume: 133, Pages: 156-167, Published: August 2018
Elsevier Inc.

Knowledge-oriented leadership and open innovation: Role of knowledge management capability in France-based multinationals
M. Muzamil Naqshbandi and Sajjad M. Jasimuddin
International Business Review, ISSN: 09695931, Pages: 701-713, Published: June 2018
Elsevier Ltd

Roles of leadership styles and relationship-based employee governance in open service innovation: Evidence from Malaysian service sector
Farooq Ahmed, M. Muzamil Naqshbandi, Sharan Kaur and Boon Kwee Ng
Leadership and Organization Development Journal, ISSN: 01437739, Pages: 353-374, Published: 2018
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd.