Sudhir Saha

B.Comm., M.Comm., MBA, PhD

  • Professor
Expertise
  • Human Resource Management
  • Organizational Behaviour
Contact Information
Ph: 709.864.8556
Em: sksaha@mun.ca
Office: BN-3014
Curriculum vitae (CV)
Personal Profile

Dr. Sudhir Saha joined Memorial University as a professor of organizational behaviour and human resource management in September of 1980. He has teaching experiences with many other universities including the University of British Columbia in Canada, the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Rajshahi University in Bangladesh, Lahore University of Management Sciences in Pakistan, Indian Institute of Foreign Trade in India, Czech Management Centre in the Czech Republic, and Assumption University in Thailand. Dr. Saha has also worked with the federal Government of Canada for a brief period in the Canada Employment division. Funded by Canadian International Development Agency, Dr. Saha has provided enrichment workshops for professors in Bangladesh and Nepal.

Dr. Saha has published more than 60 research papers on organizational behaviour topics such as leadership, motivation, job satisfaction, managerial attitude, values, stress and employment discrimination. Much of his recent research work also concerns comparative and international human resource management issues. He has conducted research investigations on people and organizations in Australia, Bangladesh, Canada, China, Czech Republic, Hong Kong, India, Ireland, Nepal, Pakistan, and Russia in collaboration with scholars from each of those countries.

Dr. Saha has presented his research findings in many Canadian and international conferences organized by Academy of Management, Administrative Sciences Association of Canada, Eastern Academy of Management International, International Society for the Study of Work and Organizational Values, and Australia and New Zealand Academy of Management. He regularly participates in conferences and speaking engagements for the promotion of effective organizational behaviour and human resource management. He conducts workshops and seminars for managers from public and private corporations.

During his tenure at Memorial University, he has participated in the evaluation of human resource development and employment projects undertaken jointly by the Government of Canada and the provincial Government of Newfoundland and Labrador.

Honours/Awards/Accreditation

Received a number of competitive awards and scholarships from the following educational bodies:

  • Commonwealth scholarship for post-graduate studies offered by the Government of Canada.
  • Merit & Talent Scheme Scholarships from the Education Ministry of Bangladesh continuously for six years for the following academic achievements: placed 25th among approximately 96,000 students appearing in public examination for obtaining their high school certificate called matriculation; placed first among all graduates in intermediate of commerce examination conducted by Rajshahi University; secured the academic distinction of being the first class first in both B.Comm. (Hons.), and M. Comm. examinations from Rajshahi University.
  • South East Asia Treaty Organization (SEATO) Undergraduate Scholarship for the academic distinction of obtaining the highest marks among all arts, science and commerce graduates from the colleges under Rajshahi University in Bangladesh.
  • An award for outstanding service to Faculty of Business Administration, Memorial University of Newfoundland.
  • An award for organizational citizenship behaviour by the Faculty of Business Administration, Memorial University of Newfoundland.
Research
  • Relationship between managerial values and hiring preferences in the context of the six decades of affirmative action in India, Equality, Diversity and Inclusion: An International Journal, Vol. 31(2), 2012, pp.176 – 197
  • The Workplace Rights Make a Developed Economy, The Human Factor, vol.2, Issue 7, 2011, pp.40-42
  • Factors Affecting Commitment to Organizational Change in a Public Sector Organization, NUST Journal of Business and Economics, Vol.1, Number 1,2009, pp.1-10. (with Hina Jawaid Kalyal)
  • A Study of Individual Values and Employment Equity in Canada, France and Ireland, Employment Opportunities International, Vol.27, No. 7, 2008. (Co-authors: David O’Donnell, Taran Patel, and John Heneghan).
  • Human Resource Management Practices in Russia and Canada: Convergence or Divergence? in Human Resource Management in Russia (Eds: Michele E. Domsch and Tatjana Lidokhover), Ashgate Publishing Company, 2007.
  • The Impact of Individual Values on Human Resource Decision-making by Line Managers, International Journal of Manpower, Vol.27, No. 3, 2006, (with David McGuire, Thomas Garavan, and David O’Donnell).
  • Managerial Values and HR Decision-Making: A Comparative Study between Nepal and Canada, The Nepalese Management Review, Vol.XII, No.1, January, 2004, pp.28-39. (Co-authors: Dev Raj Adhikari and M. Pokhrel)
  • The Cultural Bounded ness of Theory and Practice in HRD, Cross Cultural Management, Volume 9, Number 2, 2002, (With David McGuire, David O’Donnell, Thomas N. Garavan, and Joe Murphy).
  • Leadership Emergence in Autonomous Work Teams: Antecedents and Outcomes, Personnel Psychology, Vol.52, pp.899-926, 1999. (Co-authored with Simon Taggar, MUN and Rick Hackett of McMaster University)