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PhD Completion, Jawad Syed

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News created: 15 Mar 2010

Jawad Syed Large Dr Syed receives outstanding doctoral research award and accepts a position at the University of Kent in the UK

Doctor Jawad Syed has had a very successful year. He completed his PhD, received a Highly Commended award at the 2009 Emerald/EFMD Outstanding Doctoral Research Awards and has accepted an academic position at the Kent Business School.

Dr Syed completed his PhD through the Business Department in the Faculty of Business and Economics.  His PhD thesis is a multilevel conceptualisation providing a relational framework for managing cultural diversity. This is what sets his thesis apart from other literature in the field and is the reason why he received a Highly Commended Award in the Human Resource Management category of the 2009 Emerald/EFMD Outstanding Doctoral Research Awards.

His advice for current PhD students is simple – love your thesis. Start writing for quality journals and conferences very early on in your PhD studies and make the most of your unique opportunity.


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