Dr Fara Azmat

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Senior Lecturer

Faculty

Faculty of Business and Law

Department

BL Deakin Business School

Campus

Melbourne Burwood Campus

Qualifications

Bachelor of Science, University of Dhaka, 1989
Master of Science, University of Dhaka, 1991
Master of Public Policy & Management, Monash University, 1999
Doctor of Philosophy, Monash University, 2006
Graduate Certificate of Higher Education, Deakin University, 2009

Contact

fara.azmat@deakin.edu.au
+61 3 925 17095

Biography

Fellow and Member ESRC Peer Review college, ESRC,  UK from 1st October 2015 to 30th Sptember, 2019

Member of the Editorial Board, Social Responsibility Journal

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Research interests

  • Corporate social responsibility,  Responsible entrepreneurship in developing countries,
  • Social Inclusion, Social Entrepreneurship 
  • Immigrant entrepreneurship, Women entrepreneurship
     

Teaching interests

  • Entrepreneurship
  • Management Principles
  • International business

Units taught

  • MMM132 (Management)
  • MMM385 (Business in Asia)
  • MMM241 (entrepreneurship and Innovation)
  • MMH356 (International and Compative HRM)

Awards

  • 2014, Emerald Literati Highly Commended Paper Excellence Award
  • 2013, Emerald Literati Network Highly Commended Paper Excellence Award
  • Worked as Academic Peer Reviewer  for the UK ESRC-DFID   Joint Scheme for Research on International Development (Poverty alleviation) in 2010-11
  • 2010 Faculty of Business and Law award for individual excellence in teaching
  • 2008 School of Management and Marketing award for team teaching
  • 2008 Best presenters award - 'Global Business and Finance' Conference,  in London.

Publications

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2015

Corporate social responsibility, economic globalization and developing countries: a case study of the ready made garments industry in Bangladesh

M N Haque, Dr Fara Azmat

(2015), Vol. 6, pp. 166-189, Sustainability accounting, management and policy journal, Bingley, Eng., C1

journal

Exploring cultural inclusion: perspectives from a community arts organisation

Dr Fara Azmat, Dr Yuka Fujimoto, Prof Ruth Rentschler

(2015), Vol. 40, pp. 375-396, Australian journal of management, London, Eng., C1

journal

Understanding the dynamics between social entrepreneurship and inclusive growth in subsistence marketplaces

Dr Fara Azmat, Dr Ahmed Ferdous, Prof Paul Couchman

(2015), Vol. 34, pp. 252-271, Journal of public policy & marketing, Ann Arbor, Mich., C1

journal
2014

Walk through the doors. Be our guest : how important are partnerships to enable multicultural groups to attend arts events?

Dr Fara Azmat, Prof Ruth Rentschler, Dr Yuka Fujimoto

(2014), pp. 132-141, Routledge companion to arts marketing, Abingdon, Eng., B1

chapter

Exploring the potentials of social entrepreneurship in developing countries

Dr Fara Azmat

(2014), pp. 98-110, Corporate social responsibility and local community in Asia, Abingdon, England, B1

chapter

Community social capital and entrepreneurship : analyzing the links

Dr Banjo Roxas, Dr Fara Azmat

(2014), Vol. 45, pp. 134-149, Community development, London, Eng., C1

journal

Organizational justice of work-life balance for professional/managerial group and non-professional group in Australia: creation of inclusive and fair organizations

Dr Yuka Fujimoto, Dr Fara Azmat

(2014), Vol. 20, pp. 587-607, Journal of management and organization, Cambridge, Eng., C1

journal

Migrant women entrepreneurs : exploring the barriers

Dr Fara Azmat

(2014), pp. 199-217, Entrepreneurial women : New management and leadership models [2 volumes], Santa Barbara, Calif, B1

chapter
2013

Opportunities or obstacles? understanding the challenges faced by migrant women entrepreneurs

Dr Fara Azmat

(2013), Vol. 5, pp. 198-215, International journal of gender and entrepreneurship, Bingley, England, C1

journal

Corporate social responsibility, customer trust, and loyalty - perspectives from a developing country

Dr Fara Azmat, Huong Ha

(2013), Vol. 55, pp. 253-270, Thunderbird international business review, Hoboken, N. J., C1

journal

Towards a diversity justice management model : integrating organizational justice and diversity management

Dr Yuka Fujimoto, Prof Charmine Hartel, Dr Fara Azmat

(2013), Vol. 9, pp. 148-166, Social responsibility journal, Bingley, London, C1

journal

Sustainable development in developing countries: the role of social entrepreneurs

Dr Fara Azmat

(2013), Vol. 36, pp. 293-304, International journal of public administration, Philadelphia, Pa., C1

journal

Exploring customer loyalty at bottom of the pyramid in South Asia

Dr Fara Azmat, Ramanie Samaratunge

(2013), Vol. 9, pp. 379-394, Social responsibility journal, Bingley, England, C1

journal

Gender perceptions of work-life balance : management implications for full-time employees in Australia

Dr Yuka Fujimoto, Dr Fara Azmat, Prof Charmine Hartel

(2013), Vol. 38, pp. 147-170, Australian journal of management, Kensington, N.S.W., C1

journal
2012

Perceptions of corporate social responsibility amongst immigrant entrepreneurs

Dr Fara Azmat, A/Prof Ambika Zutshi

(2012), Vol. 8, pp. 63-76, Social responsibility journal, Bingley, England, C1

journal

Influence of home-country culture and regulatory environment on corporate social responsibility perceptions : the case of Sri Lankan immigrant entrepreneurs

Dr Fara Azmat, A/Prof Ambika Zutshi

(2012), Vol. 54, pp. 15-27, Thunderbird international business review, Hoboken, N.J., C1

journal
2011

Indian student concerns about violence : exploring student perceptions

Dr Fara Azmat, Ms Angela Osborne, Prof Ruth Rentschler

(2011), Vol. 46, pp. 311-339, Australian journal of social issues, Strawberry Hills, N.S.W., C1

journal
2010

Exploring social responsibility of immigrant entrepreneurs : do home country contextual factors play a role?

Dr Fara Azmat

(2010), Vol. 28, pp. 377-386, European management journal, Oxford, England, C1

journal

Consumer loyalty in South Asia: A double edged sword?

Dr Fara Azmat, Ramanie Samaratunge

(2010), pp. 1-12, Proceedings of Annual London Business Research Conference, Melbourne, Vic., E1

conference
2009

Integrated governance : a pre-requisite for sustainable market-orientated development in Bangladesh

Dr Fara Azmat, Quamrul Alam, Ken Coghill

(2009), Vol. 32, pp. 829-851, International journal of public administration, Abingdon, England, C1

journal

Responsible entrepreneurship in developing countries : understanding the realities and complexities

Dr Fara Azmat, Ramanie Samaratunge

(2009), Vol. 90, pp. 437-452, Journal of business ethics, Dordrecht, Netherlands, C1

journal

Understanding the dynamism between corporate social responsibility and social capital in family businesses

Dr Fara Azmat, A/Prof Dianne Waddell

(2009), pp. -, GCBE 2009 : Proceedings of the 9th Global Conference on Business & Economics, Oxford, England, E1

conference

Collaborative inquiry using 'learning' projects

Dr Pauline Hagel, Dr Kerrie Saville, Dr Melissa Parris, Ms Fiona Graetz, Dr Fara Azmat

(2009), pp. 173-182, HERDSA 2009 : Higher education in a changing world : Proceeding of the 32nd annual international HERDSA Conference 2009 : The student experience, Milperra, N.S.W., E1

conference

Towards a model of corporate social responsibility (CSR) in the ready made garments (RMG) industry in Bangladesh

Ziaul Haque, Dr Fara Azmat

(2009), pp. -, ANZAM 2009 : Sustainable management and marketing, Canning Bridge, W.A., E1

conference

Reforms in the Bangladesh agriculture input sector : room for complacency?

Dr Fara Azmat

(2009), Vol. 17, pp. 379-398, Contemporary South Asia, London, England, C1

journal
2008

A study of social responsibility of Sri Lankan immigrant entrepreneurs in Australia

Dr Fara Azmat, A/Prof Ambika Zutshi

(2008), Vol. 10, pp. 302-308, The business review, Cambridge, Hollywood, Fla., C1

journal

Understanding responsible entrepreneurship of micro-businesses in Bangladesh

Dr Fara Azmat

(2008), pp. 1-15, ASAA 2008 : Proceedings of the Asian Studies Association of Australia 17th Biennial Conference : Is this the Asian Century, Melbourne, Vic., E1

conference
2007

Developing countries : poverty and deficits linger

Dr Fara Azmat, Ramanie Samaratunge

(2007), Vol. 3, pp. 18-20, Monash business review, Clayton, Vic., C1

journal

Market-oriented reforms, their sustainability and unintended outcomes : the case of Bangladesh agriculture sector

Dr Fara Azmat

(2007), Vol. 2, pp. 4-18, TMC academic journal, Singapore, C1

journal
2006

Governance gone bad

Dr Fara Azmat, Ken Coghill, Quamrul Alam

(2006), Vol. 2, pp. 44-46, Monash business review, Melbourne, Vic., C1-1

journal

E-government: a possible solution to the problems of the agricultural input market in Bangladesh?

Dr Fara Azmat, Ken Coghill, Quamrul Alam

(2006), pp. -, Practice and potential of e-government and e-governance : the South Asian experience, Melbourne, Vic., E1-1

conference
2005

Good governance and market-based reforms : a study of Bangladesh

Dr Fara Azmat, Ken Coghill

(2005), Vol. 71, pp. 621-638, International review of administrative sciences, London, England, C1-1

journal

Integrated governance: a possible solution for a sustainable private sector led development in Bangladesh?

Dr Fara Azmat, Ken Coghill, Quamrul Alam

(2005), pp. 1-21, Business and Governance in Bangladesh in the 21st Century Proceedings, Melbourne, Vic., E1-1

conference

Self-regulation: a risky option for developing countries? The case of Bangladesh

Dr Fara Azmat, Ken Coghill

(2005), pp. 1-10, Governance and Social Responsibility Proceedings, Caulfield East, Vic., E1-1

conference

Corporate social responsibility of small businesses: a developing country perspective

Dr Fara Azmat, Ken Coghill

(2005), pp. 1-8, Integrated governance : linking up government, business and civil society : proceedings, Caulfield East, Vic., E1-1

conference