Gender equality at workplace in Pakistan: An intersectional perspective

Keynote address by Dr Jawad Syed at the 6th International Conference on Business Management (ICoBM), held at NUST Business School, Islamabad on 26-27 October 2016. Abstract: This paper argues that the project of gender equality in Pakistan may not be accomplished without taking into account the intersection of gender with ethnicity and other forms ofContinue reading “Gender equality at workplace in Pakistan: An intersectional perspective”

International Arms Trade and Refugee Crises

The production, sales and export of arms not only enables and intensifies armed conflicts worldwide but is also related to the number of refugees and displaced persons. This is an issue of social responsibility and business ethics of organisations and governments involved in the arms trade. The issue is of equal importance to organisations dealingContinue reading “International Arms Trade and Refugee Crises”

A relational perspective on gender equality and mainstreaming: The case of Pakistan 

This paper argues that single-level conceptualisations of gender mainstreaming and equality within organisational or legal policy domain are inadequate to capture its contextual and multilevel nature. It develops and offers a multilevel perspective on this issue and situates it in the context of Pakistan, a developing Muslim majority country in South Asia. Based on aContinue reading “A relational perspective on gender equality and mainstreaming: The case of Pakistan “

EURAM 2016 GRDO SIG Plenary: Postoclonialism, power and diversity

Postoclonialism, power and diversity European Academy of Management Conference ‘Gender, Race and Diversity in Organisations’ Special Interest Group Plenary speakers Beverly Dawn Metcalfe, Jawad Syed, Hamid Kazeroony, and Harry J. Van Buren III Date: 3 June 2016 Venue: Université Paris Est Créteil The plenary offered a global perspective on postoclonialism and diversity. It highlighted andContinue reading “EURAM 2016 GRDO SIG Plenary: Postoclonialism, power and diversity”

Westminster Briefing event in London on ‘Supporting BME People in the Workplace’

  Thursday, 5th May 2016 Jawad Syed’s lecture on a relational and intersectional perspective on diversity management: The case of Muslim women at work in the UK The event was facilitated by Jagtar Singh (NHS Trust Chairman) while other speakers included Omar Khan (Director, Runnymede Trust) and Anne Sylvester (Diversity Consultant)