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Dr Zahid Hussain

PositionSenior Lecturer
Location2.10 Cartwright Building
University of Bradford School of Management
Emm Lane
Bradford
West Yorkshire
BD9 4JL
DepartmentSchool of Management
RKT CentreTechnology and Innovation
Feedback HoursTuesday 10.00-11.00 and 12.00-13.00
Telephone+44 (0)1274 234332
EmailZ.I.Hussain@bradford.ac.uk

Research Interests (key words only)

Technology development, Innovation, Information Systems, Circular Economy

PhD Supervision

Current: M S Khan (DBA student), O AlKetabi (PhD student), K Mahroof (PhD student).

Past: supervised many PhDs and DBAs.

Teaching and Supervisory Responsibilities

PhD, DBA

 

  • Supervision

 

Postgraduate taught (recent)

  • Strategic Information Systems
  • Circular Economy Business Modules
  • E-Business, Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  • Research Methods
  • Information Systems Planning for Sustainability

Undergraduate (recent)

  • Operational and Information Systems Management
  • Quantitative Methods for Management
  • Management of Information Systems
  • Strategic Information Systems

Administrative Responsibilities

Student Breaches Investigation Committee.

Biography

Zahid Hussain is a senior lecturer in Organisational Science and Information Systems and has been part of Faculty of Management and Law (FML) for several years. He teaches the area of operations and information management specialising in organisational operations, information systems and research methods at all levels from undergraduate to doctoral. His teaching has been recognised as excellent, leading to several awards, including the Baroness Lockwood Award for distinguished teaching, Student Union Award for Teaching and Deans Teaching Recognitions, etc. He has held several administrative roles too, including Chair of Extenuating Circumstances, Director of Studies for MA Management (Bradford), Director of Studies MBA (FML and Perugia University, and FML and Kozminski University). He has served on various other university committees, such as Member of Student Investigation Committee, School Teaching and Learning Committee and etc.

He has published wide over the years, including top rated international journals. His research is usually applied and industry based. Several of his recent articles have been ‘best read’ and/or ‘nominated as best papers’ by academics. However, Zahid has and continues to supervise world class research of highest merit involving many well-known organisations, such as NATO, SAP, Mercedes, Emirates Airline, British Telecom, Mauritius Government, Asda, PACE, BBC, Airbus UK, NHS and many more including many SMEs. His areas of supervision are: Information Systems (MIS/IS), Operations and Project Management, Sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility, Strategy, HRM, and Law.

He has a passion for teaching and transferring knowledge into good practice to benefit society. He has been and is an academic/examiner at a number of British and international universities. He has been a guest speaker at many research conferences and community organisations. His personal interests are travelling, handicraft and environment.

Languages spoken: English, Urdu, Punjabi, German, Arabic (read only).

Study History

University of Huddersfield - 2014 - Postgraduate Diploma Legal Practice (LPC)

University of Bradford - 2012 - Graduate Diploma in Law (July 2012) (Commendation)

University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology (UMIST) - 2002-PhD Information Systems Management (July 2002)

Manchester School of Management, Sheffield Hallam University - 2002 MSc Human Resource Management (Sept 2002)

Sheffield Hallam University -2005 MA Learning and Teaching

University of Huddersfield - 1996 MSc Information Systems (July 1996)

University of Bradford -1995 - BA (Hons) Organization Studies (Management)

University of Bradford - 1994 - DipHE Management Bradford Tec/Council - 1994Adv.Dip.IT Information Technology

Professional History

Sheffield Hallam University, School of Computing and Management Science - 1999-2002 - Lecturer

Open University Business School - 1997-1999 - Academic Assistant

Professional Activities

External Examiner currently: University of West London Business School, Brent, Ealing, London

External Examiner in the recent past: Aston University Business School, Birmingham Arab Open University Business School, Kuwait (Whole of Middle East) University of East London

Member of University Human Resources; and Diversity and Inclusions Committee

Member of Management School Teaching and Learning Committee

Previously: Director of Studies MBA Director of Studies MBA/MA Int. Bus. Studies Deputy Chief Secretary (UK) Chair, Mitigating Circumstances Director, MA Management Student Liaison Tutor/Advisor, Eng. Design and Technology students studying Management modules Advisor on South Asian Entrepreneurship.

Research Areas

 

Big Data, Business Intelligence, E-Commerce/E-Government Systems Dynamics IS/IT Governance, Innovation and Technology Management, Circular economy Sustainable use of IT

Current Projects

Big Data, Business Intelligence, E-Commerce/E-Government, Circular economy

Research Collaborations

2017: Phillips - Netherland Tyco International - UK NHS England Lewisham Council - Housing

Networks/Roles

A local business network - SMBF

Publications

Articles

Hussain Z, Asad M, Alketbi O (2017), What does Big Data has in-store for organisations: An Executive Management Perspective, the University of Bradford Faculty of Management and Law 4th Annual PhD Conference: Big Data, 7th June 2017, the University of Bradford, Bradford, UK.

Hussain Z, Asad M (2017), A Look At The Potential Of Big Data In Nurturing Intuition In Organisational Decision Makers, BAM2017 Conference, Track 4: eBusiness and eGovernment (ISSN: ?),

Warwick, UK. Mahroof K, Matthias, O and Hussain Z (2017), Role of Business Intelligence in creating more effective organisations where data analysts as decision makers are new heroes, BAM Conference: Reconnecting Management Research with the Disciplines: Shaping the Research Agenda for the Social Sciences, BAM2017 Conference, Track 4: eBusiness and eGovernment (ISSN: ?),

Warwick, UK. Hussain, Z., and Kelly, R (2016) A study designed to investigate stakeholder reaction to a proposed internet portal designed to manage student accommodation at a major language school chain in the UK. UK Academy of Information Systems Annual Conference, Oxford University (St Catherine College, 11-13 April 2016. (ISSN: to follow) (ISSN: 978-0-9560272-7-6).

Hussain, Z., and Asad, M (2016) The arrival of a new era in data processing – can ‘big data’ really deliver value to its users: A managerial forecast. UK Academy of Information Systems Annual Conference, Oxford University (St Catherine College, 11-13 April 2016. (ISSN: 978-0-9560272-7-6).

Hussain, Z., Chamas H and Abdi, R (2016) A study looking at the influence of context on implementation of e-governance: What comes first - Context or System? UK Academy of Information Systems Annual Conference, Oxford University (St Catherine College, 11-13 April 2016. (ISSN: 978-0-9560272-7-6).

Hussain, Z and Kelly R (2016), An investigation into the likelihood of the successful introduction of a proposed student accommodation Internet Portal designed to deliver organisational efficiencies at a major language school chain, BAM2016 Conference, Track 4: eBusiness and eGovernment, Newcastle University, Newcastle, UK. (ISSN: 978-0-9549608-9-6).

Hussain Z; Chamas HB; Abdi R (2016), A study looking at ways to increase acceptance of E-Government systems in Developing Countries: A focus on The Context-System Gap, BAM2016 Conference, Track 4: eBusiness and eGovernment, Newcastle University, Newcastle, UK. (ISSN: 978-0-9549608-9-6).

Hussain Z; Lazarski AB (2016), Making use a new open-multipurpose framework for more realistic estimation process in project management, BAM2016 Conference, Track 19: Organisational Transformation, Change and Development, Newcastle University, Newcastle, UK. (ISSN: 978-0-9549608-9-6).

Hassan Baz Chamas Hussain, Z and Abdi R(2016), Eā€‘Government systems in Developing Countries:A focus on the Government-Citizen Gap,Dubai International Conference for Advanced

Research in Business Books

Hussain Z and Bostan A (2013) in Taticchi, P; Carbone, P; Albino, V (2013)(Eds.), Corporate Sustainability, Springer (Hardcover ISBN 978-3-642-37017-5/ Electronic ISBN: ISBN 978-3-642-37018-2). Chapter: Sustainable Use of IT. (URL: www.springer.com/new+%26+forthcoming+titles+%28default%29/book/978-3-642-37017-5?detailsPage=authorsAndEditors)

Hussain Z and Singh J (2013) in Taticchi, P; Carbone, P; Albino, V (2013)(Eds.), Corporate Sustainability, Springer (Hardcover ISBN 978-3-642-37017-5/ Electronic ISBN: ISBN 978-3-642-37018-2 ). Chapter: A Study of Consumer Attitudes and Behaviour Towards Sustainability in Bradford, UK. (URL: www.springer.com/new+%26+forthcoming+titles+%28default%29/book/978-3-642-37017-5?detailsPage=authorsAndEditors)

Hussain Z and Hafeez K (2011), An End-User’s Journey of System Use: A Change in Attitudes and Behavior Over a Period. In S.Clarke and A.Dwivedi (2011), Organizational and End-User Interactions: New Explorations, IGI Global. Hershey, PA 17033, ISBN 978-1-60960-577-3 (hardcover) -- ISBN 978-1-60960-578-0.

Publications

2011

Hussain Z and Hafeez K (2011), An End-User’s Journey of System Use: A Change in Attitudes and Behavior Over a Period. In S.Clarke and A.Dwivedi (2011), Organizational and End-User Interactions:New Explorations, IGI Global.ISBN 978-1-60960-577-3 (hardcover) -- ISBN 978-1-60960-578-0 (ebook)

2008

Hussain Z, Barber K and Hussain N (2008-9), An Intranet based system as an enabler in effective project management and implementation of quality standards, Journal of Engineering and Technology Management (Accepted for publication, forthcoming).

Hussain Z and Hafeez (2008-9), Operationalising metaphors for making sense of end-user attitudes and behavior during information systems development, Journal of Organizational and End User Computing (Accepted for publication, forthcoming).

Hussain Z and Tokutake T (2008-9), New web horizons: Technological innovation for social convenience, Working Paper, School of Management, University of Bradford, May, UK. (ISSN: 01-44-5056) (forthcoming).

Hussain Z and Hafeez K (2008-9), Changing Attitudes and Behavior of Stakeholders during an Information Systems-Led Organizational Change, submitted to Journal of Applied Behavioral Science (Accepted for publication, forthcoming) (DOI: 10.1177/0021886308326564).

Hussain Z, Keoy, KAH, and Takotake T (2008), and New web horizons: Technological innovation for social convenience, UKAIS conference, Bournemouth, UK, 10-11 April.

Sebaa, A; Wallace J and Hussain Z (2008), An investigation in the importance of matching leadership characteristics to functional strategy for maximising performance in Dubai Public Sector, 4th Annual Scottish Doctoral Management Conference, University of St Andrews, Fife. Scotland, July, (Awarded "Best track paper" prize for Strategy Track).

Hussain Z, Keoy KHA and Tokutake T (2008), Internet TV in the Social Arena: A New Innovation, Presented for Inspiring Solutions, 22-23 August 2008, Szczecin, Poland.

2007

Hussain Z and Taylor A (2007), Evaluating the Behaviour of Information Systems Developers: The relevance and utility of paradigms, Behaviour & Information Technology, forthcoming, 2007 (ISBN: Print ISSN: 0144-929X/Online ISSN: 1362-3001), Vol26(3), pp: 221-236.

Hussain ZI and Cornelius N (2007), Metaphorical analysis of social factors during information systems development. International Journal of Business Information Systems, (ISSN (Online): 1746-0980/ISSN (Print): 1746-0972), Vol2 (1), pp: 21-40.

Hussain Z, Wallace J and Cornelius N (2007), The Use and Impact of Human Resource Information Systems on Human Resource Management Professionals, Information & Management, 44(1), 74-89. (ISSN: 0378-7206).

Hussain Z and Wallace J and Hughes J (2007), A case study of the implementation of an Ideas Handling System for a major multinational chemical company, Working Paper 07/02, School of Management, University of Bradford, May, UK. (ISSN: 01-44-5056).

Hussain Z, Hafeez K and Hayat K (2007), Making sense of the entrepreneurial motives of minority ethnic entrepreneurs in Bradford, First International Colloquium of Ethnic Entrepreneurship and Management, the University of Bradford School of Management, Bradford, UK March 22-23, ISBN: 978-0-9555425-0-3.

Hussain Z, Barber K and Hussain N (2007), Usefulness of action research approach in dealing with organisational complexities, 23rd EGOS Colloquium, Beyond Waltz - Dances of Individuals and Organization, Standing Working Group 4: Action research: Social responsibility and action research practices, Convenors: Marc Bonnet and Robert MacIntosh, July 5-7, Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration Vienna, Austria.

Hussain Z, Wallace J, Tassabehji R and Khan O (2007), E-Business in the developing world: an empirical study of payment methods and their implications, International Journal of Electronic Business, ISSN (Online): 1741-5063 - ISSN (Print): 1470-6067, Vol 5, No. 3, pp.315-335.

Hussain Z (2007), Investigation into perceptions of graduateness of business and information systems undergraduates, International Journal of Quality Standards, ISSN 1753-9439, Vol 1, No 2, paper 14.

Hussain Z, Barber K and Hussain N (2007), Role of action research in generating technical solutions in complex settings, Working Paper 07/36, School of Management, University of Bradford, May, UK. (ISSN: 01-44-5056).

Barber K and Hussain Z (2007), Action research as a methodology to develop knowledge based systems to support CI [continuous improvement], International Conference in Quality and Reliability, Chiang Mai, 5-7th November, 2007. Sponsored and published by IEEE (forthcoming).

2006

Hussain ZI (2006), Usefulness of Metaphors in Understanding and Analysing Organisations, Management Development Journal of Singapore, April, 14(1), (ISSN: 0218-138X), MITA(P) No: 263/04/2006, pp.72-96.

Hussain Z and Cornelius N (2006a), Making Sense of Metaphorical Transitions, 22nd EGOS Collequium, Sub-theme 15: Metaphor, Tropes and Discourse - Implications for Organization Studies - Convenors: J.Cornellissen, L.T.Christensen, N.Phillips and C.Oswick, July 6th-8th, Bergan, Norway.

Hussain Z and Wallace J and Hughes J (2006), A case study of the implementation of an Ideas Handling System for a major multinational chemical company, British Academy of Management (BAM) conference, sub-theme: Knowledge and Learning - Convenor: D. Spicer, September 12th-14th, Belfast, UK. (ISBN: 0-9549608-2-3)

Khan O and Hussain Z (2006a), E-Business in the developing world: Cash on delivery as an alternative online payment method, British Academy of Management (BAM) conference, sub-theme: E-Business and E-Government - Convenor: A.Barlow, September 12th-14th, Belfast, UK. (ISBN: 0-9549608-2-3)

Hussain Z and Cornelius N (2006c), Change in metaphorical position of organisational stakeholders, Working Paper 06/47, School of Management, University of Bradford, May, UK. (ISSN: 0144-5056).

2004/5

Hussain ZI and Flynn DJ (2004), Importance of Legitimation in Information Systems Development - A Case Study, International Conference on Information Resource Management Association, New Orleans, May 23-26, 2004 USA (ISBN: 1591402611).

Hussain Z and Prowse P (2004), Human Resource Information Systems (HRIS) as means of fulfilling job roles more professionally for Human Resource Managers, Working Paper 04/07, School of Management, University of Bradford, UK. (ISSN: 01-44-5056)

Flynn DJ and Hussain Z (2004), Seeking Legitimation for an Information System: A Preliminary Activity Model, European Conference in Information Systems, International Conference, Turku (ISBN: 9515641926).

Hussain Z, Taylor A and Flynn D (2004), A Case Study of the Process of Achieving Legitimation in Information Systems Development, Journal of Information Science, 30(5), pp.408-417 (ISBN: 01655515).

2003

Flynn DJ and Hussain ZI (2003), Validating Four Paradigm Theory of Information Systems Development, European Conference on Information Systems, international conference, June 19-21, Naples.

Flynn DJ and Hussain ZI (2003), A Qualitative Approach to Investigating the Behavioural Definitions of the Four-Paradigm Theory of Information Systems Development, Working Paper 03/31, School of Management, University of Bradford, May, UK. (ISSN: 01-44-5056)

Hussain Z and Flynn DJ (2003), Importance of Legitimation in Information Systems Development - A Case Study, Submitted as a Working Paper Dec 2003, School of Management, University of Bradford, May, UK. (ISSN: 01-44-5056)

2002

Hussain ZI and Flynn DJ (2002), Validating the Four-Paradigm Theory of Information Systems Development, Working Paper 02/12, School of Management, University of Bradford, May, UK.(ISSN: 01-44-5056)

Flynn DJ and Hussain ZI (2002), A Field Study Evaluation of a Theory of Information Systems Development, 7th Annual Conference of UKAIS, pp.365-372, 10-12 April, Leeds, UK. (ISBN: 1-898883-149)

2001

Flynn DJ and Hussain ZI (2001), Using Structuration Theory to Gain Insight into the Requirements Process, UKAIS 6th International Conference, Portsmouth, April, pp.511-522. (ISBN: 0-9540705-0-X)

Flynn DJ and Hussain ZI (2001), Explaining The Nature of The Requirements Process In A Hospital Using Structuration Theory, European Conference on Information Systems, international conference, July, Bled, Slovenia, June 27-29 (ISBN: 961-232-122-1).

2000

Flynn DJ and Hussain ZI (2000a), Metaphorical Assumptions of Stakeholders Involved in Constructing IS Requirements, UKAIS 5th International Conference, Cardiff, April, pp.464-472. (ISBN: 0-07-709755-6)

Flynn DJ and Hussain ZI (2000b), Use of Social Behaviour Approaches in Investigation Information Systems Development, Malaysian Conference on Information Systems, Bangkok, Thailand, June.

1999

Hussain ZI and Flynn DJ (1999a), Applying Structuration Theory within Information Systems Research, UKAIS Conference, York, April, pp.624-633. (ISBN: 0-07-709558-8)

Flynn DJ and Hussain ZI (1999a), Applying Four Paradigm Theory to Information Systems Research, UKAIS International Conference, York, April, pp.248-256.(ISBN: 0-07-709558-8)

Flynn DJ and Hussain ZI (1999b), Role of Social Behaviour Approaches in Focusing on the Process of Information Systems Requirements Construction, BitWorld Conference, Cape Town, June.

Hussain ZI and Flynn DJ (1999b), Role of Metaphors in Information Systems Research with Particular Reference to Requirements, BitWorld Conference, Cape Town, June.

Hussain ZI and Flynn DJ (1999c), Use of Structuration theory framework to combine social behaviour approaches in revealing the process of constructing information systems requirements in National Health Service hospitals, BIT 9th Annual Conference, Manchester, November.

1998

Hussain ZI and Flynn DJ (1998), A Preliminary Account of Case Study Approach to Understanding the Factors that Shape the Requirements Activity in an NHS Hospital, BCS-Methodologies Conference, Salford, September.

Public/Academic/Stakeholder Engagement

A local business network - SMBF

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