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  • Dr. Ishraat Saira Wahid

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    Assistant Professor

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    College of Business Administration

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    Human Resource Management

Dr. Ishraat Saira Wahid is a British-Bangladeshi working as an Assistant Professor in the College of Business Administration (HRM Department) at Prince Mohammad Bin Fahd University, KSA.

She received her Doctor of Philosphy (PhD) in Strategic Human Resourse Management from University of Bolton, Manchester, UK in 2019. She is a fellow of the Higher Education Academy in the UK. Dr. Wahid authored a number of articles focusing on the Strategic HRM, Training and Development, Green Business and Microcredit. She has 28 years of work experiences in the field of HR and Administration as well as in Academia.

Dr. Wahid hopes to bring in innovative and professional approaches to HRM field at PMU to induce better learning and foster Human Resource Managers of the future.


Doctor of Philosophy (UK)

Postgraduate Certtificate in Higher Education (PGcert) (UK)

Master in Human Resourse Management and Development (UK)

Master of Business Administration (USA)

Bachelor of Arts (Economics), (USA)

Mahmud, K.T., Haque, A.M., Wahid, I.S., Parvez, A. and Kabir, F., 2022. Impact of microcredit on the household income and expenditure of the fish farmers: Bangladesh perspective. Aquaculture Economics & Management26(1), pp.118-130.

Prince, S.A., Wahid, I.S. and Khan, H.T., 2021. The mediating influence of motivation on microcredit training and capital creation. Journal of Poverty, pp.1-29.

Wahid, I.S. and Prince, S.A., 2020. High performance work systems and employee performance: the moderating and mediating role of power distance. Journal for Global Business Advancement13(6), pp.755-778.

Prince, S.A. and Saira Wahid, I2020. The purchase of organic fish in Bangladesh: Safeguarding against COVID-19. Cogent Business & Management7(1), p.1841524.

Kazi Tanvir Mahmud, Ishraat Saira Wahid and Ishtiaque Arif 2019. Impact of  Training Needs Assessment on the performance of employees: Evidence from Bangladesh,  Cogent Social Sciences, 5:1.

Wahid, I.S. and Hyams-Ssekasi, D. 2018. ‘Impact of HPWS on employees’ performance within the Bangladeshi telecom sector’, J. Global Business Advancement, Vol. 11, No. 4, pp.516–543.

Mahmud, K.T., Parvez, A., Alom, K., Wahid, I.S. and Hasan, M.K., 2017. Does microcredit really bring hope to the female borrowers in Bangladesh? Evidence from the agribusiness program of BRAC. Journal of Poverty, 21(5), pp.434-453.

Mahmud, Kazi Tanvir; Parvez, A., Hilton, David; Kabir, G.S. and Wahid, Ishraat Saira 2014. The role of training in reducing poverty: the case of agricultural workers receiving microcredit in Bangladesh. International Journal of Training and Development, 18(4), pp.282-290.

Hossain, Md. Sazzad, Wahid, Ishraat Saira, Mahmud, Kazi Tanvir, Hossain, A.K.M. Sazzad, Taslim, Tahmina 2013. Can small credit bring hope? A Case Study of the Agribusiness Program of BRAC in Bangladesh. The Global Journal of Finance and Economics. 10(2), pp. 205-214.


Human Resource Management, Strategic Human Resource Management, Compensation and Benefits, Strategic HR Planning, Training and Development, Organizational Behavior, Performance Management, Employee Relations, Cross Cultural Management, Reserach Methods and Talent Management.

Strategic Human Resource Management, Training and Development, Cross cultural Management. International Business, Microcredit, Higher Education and Green Business.

Fellow of UK Higher Education Associations.