• Huddersfield Business School University of Huddersfield Queensgate Huddersfield HD1 3DH

    United Kingdom

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Dr Muhibul Haq has joined the Business School, University of Huddersfield in October 2018 as a Lecturer in Human Resource Management. Muhibul has 16-plus years of industry experience in Small Business Management with specific focus on Human Resource Management and Marketing.

Muhibul has completed his PhD from the School of Management at the University of Bradford in 2018. His research focus has been on Entrepreneurship, HRM, and Small Business Management. His thesis is entitled: “The role of Intangible Human Factors in Business Success in South Asian Ethnic Minority Small Businesses.”

He has published two journal articles in peer-reviewed journals during his PhD journey. In addition, he has widely presented his research in high-profile conferences in various universities through the UK.

He also has entrepreneurial experience as he part-owned and part-managed a very profitable small business for eight years before it sold in 2016.

Prior to his MSc in Project Planning g and Management from Bradford Centre for International Development, Muhibul worked for International Development organisations, such as The United Nations Development Programme, The International Fund for Auricular Development, and The Aga Khan Foundation.


  • Small Business Management

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Ethnic minorities Business & Economics
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Small and medium-sized enterprises Business & Economics
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Research agenda Business & Economics
Resources Business & Economics
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Research Output 2015 2016

  • 2 Review article

Human capital resources: a review and direction for future research

Haq, M., 2016, In : International Journal of Management Development. 1, 4, p. 261-286 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Human capital
Social capital
Relational capital
Competitive advantage
2 Citations (Scopus)
Small and medium-sized enterprises
Research agenda
Ethnic minorities

Activities 2013 2018

  • 3 Oral presentation

"We Treat them like Family": The Perceived Importance of Customer Service Skills for Small Business Success

Muhibul Haq (Speaker)
4 Sep 2018

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

A Critical Review on the Role of Public Policies in Human Capital Formation and its Impact on Economic Growth: A Global Perspective with Focus on Africa

Muhibul Haq (Speaker), Joseph Banwar (Contributor to Paper or Presentation)
5 Sep 2013

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation