Dr Sehrish Shahid received her PhD in Management from the School of Management, RMIT University on an International Postgraduate Research Scholarship (IPRS). Her academic career spans over ten years during which she held faculty positions at the University of Central Punjab Pakistan, Casual Academic at the School of Management, RMIT University and Lecturer MBA at the Australian Institute of Business (AIB).
She has worked on funded grant research projects (one of which was funded by the City of Melbourne Council), and those projects aim to instil leadership and entrepreneurship skills in migrant African Australian entrepreneurs. Before entering academia, she worked in the industry contributing to the design and development of various HR systems and procedures globally. Sehrish is a management and leadership researcher and has presented her research work at conferences including the prestigious Academy of Management and ANZAM. She has published her work in ABDC-ranked journals and has been an active reviewer for various journal outlets. In 2018, she won a publication grant from the school of management, at RMIT University owing to her contributions to research. In 2022, she won internal teaching and research grants sponsored by the Australian Institute of Business (AIB) contributing to the research and teaching practice.
She is interested in work-integrated learning subjects where students could apply the knowledge to practice. This indeed matches her teaching philosophy based on progressivism and a student-centred learning approach where students are active participants, placed at the core of the learning process. Having specialisation in authenticity, psychology, in amplifying business professionals with the tools and competence to add value to their professions, transforming lives through the medium of education.
Leader-follower relationships, gender roles in leadership, good and bad leadership practices, work ethics and virtuousness, the mental health of expatriates, expatriate management, teaching and learning.
- Ala, M.,Kaur, K.,Shahid, S.,Poorhosseinzadeh, M.,Day, I. (2024). Indigenous workers in hospitality In: The Routledge Handbook of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Management in the Hospitality Industry, Routledge, Abingdon, United Kingdom
- Shahid, S. (2023). Teachers' Role in Enhancing Adult Learners' Sense of Autonomy, Competence, and Involvement in Online Higher Education: Learning From an Australian Transnational Higher Education Provider In: Handbook of Research on Developments and Future Trends in Transnational Higher Education, IGI Global, Australia
- Tarafder, T.,Shahid, S. (2023). Is the UN’s Quality Education Goal for Tertiary Level (SDG-4.3) at Stake Due to the Covid-19 Pandemic? In: Innovation, Leadership and Governance in Higher Education, Springer, Australia
- Derksen, D.,Patel, P.,Mohyuddin, S.,Prikshat, V.,Shahid, S. (2023). Mental health and expatriate psychological adjustment post-COVID: towards a new framework In: Personnel Review, , 1 - 19
- Samad, A.,Muchiri, M.,Shahid, S. (2022). Investigating leadership and employee well-being in higher education In: Personnel Review, 51, 57 - 76
- Afshan, G.,Ahmed, F.,Anwer, N.,Shahid, S.,Khuhro, M. (2022). COVID-19 stress and wellbeing: A phenomenological qualitative study of Pakistani Medical Doctors In: Frontiers in Psychology, 13, 1 - 16
- Shahid, S.,Muchiri, M.,Walumbwa, F. (2021). Mapping the antecedents and consequences of thriving at work: A review and proposed research agenda In: International Journal of Organizational Analysis, 29, 78 - 103
- Muchiri, M.,Shahid, S.,Ayoko, O. (2019). And now for something completely different: Reframing social processes of leadership theory using positive organisational behaviour In: Journal of Management and Organization, 25, 370 - 373
- Shahid, S.,Muchiri, M. (2018). Positivity at the workplace: Conceptualising the relationships between authentic leadership, psychological capital, organisational virtuousness, thriving and job performance In: International Journal of Organizational Analysis, , 1 - 30