Dr. Md. Zahidul Islam is a Senior Lecturer of Strategic Management, UBD School of Business and Economics at Universiti Brunei Darussalam. He holds a PhD in Management from the School of Management, University Science Malaysia and also accomplishes his MBA in Management from the same school. He received his BA (Honors) degree in Economics from the Aligarh Muslim University, India. Previously, he served universities in Malaysia and Bangladesh.  His current editorial roles include serving as an editor of the Journal of Organizational Management and associate editor of the Journal of Independent Business Review.


Teaching Area

  • Management
  • Strategic Management
  • Human Resource Management 


Current Research

  • Knowledge Management in Public Organization
  • Organizational Effectiveness in Bangladeshi Organization
  • Technology adoption in Telecommunication Sector


Research Interests

  • Knowledge Management
  • Strategic Management
  • Human Resource Management



  • Ahmed, S. U., Islam, M. Z., Mahtab, H., and Hasan, I. (2013). Institutional Investment and Corporate Social Performance: Linkage Towards Sustainable Development. Corporate Social responsibility and Environmental Management (doi:10.1002/csr.1298 – Early cites).
  • Islam, M.Z., Low, K. C., and Hasan, I. (2013). Intention to Use Advanced Mobile Phone Services. Management Decision, 51(4), 24-38.
  • Hossain, M., Islam, M. Z. and Mohammad, H. (2012). Factors Affecting Customer Switching Resistance Among the Telecommunication Subscribers. Middle East Journal of Scientific Research, 12(6), 815-825.
  • Islam, M.Z., Low, K. C., and Rahman, M. H. (2012). Towards Understanding Knowledge Transfer: In Search of a Theoretical Construct. Global Education, 2012(1). 140-157.
  • Ahmed, S. U., Uchida, S. and Islam, M. Z. (2012). Stock Market Crashes: Reasons and Implications. Journal of Business and Economics 91(4), 55-66.