PhD Management Development (University of Manchester)
MSc Training and Human Resource Management (University of Leicester)
M.P.A Public Administration and Management (University of Liverpool)
George Okaonu Tasie
Associate Professor (PG Coordinator)
George Tasie obtained his Ph. D degree from the University of Manchester, M. Sc from University of Leicester and M.P.A from University of Liverpool. He has over 25 years of professional experience in academia and consulting in all the continents of the world. He has worked in different Universities in the UK, Brunei, Kuwait, Malaysia, Nigeria and served as Acting Dean, Associate Dean, Chairs of Management Department, Curriculum Development and Review and taught courses in different areas of Management. His excellent professional records and travelling has earned Professor Tasie the title of 'Global citizen' among his professional associates. He has published a good number of books and journal articles in his areas of expertise and made numerous presentations to both academic and practitioner audiences in every continent of the world. Dr. Tasie serves on the editorial board of several reputable academic Journals. He has chaired several international conferences, workshops and seminars and has contributed articles to several international newspapers and journals. In addition, he has served as a consultant to the Government of his Majesty-the Sultan of Brunei, ASEAN Police, Quality Management, Rural Development Initiative and many others. He has also served as Director for the Management of Strategic Human Resources (MSHR) at University of Glamorgan now University of South Wales, UK, Head/Chair of Business and Management Department at University of Brunei Darussalam, Coordinator of M.B.A program, Chair of committees including Curriculum and Review, Visiting Professor of Management and a member of several renowned professional bodies such as Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD), UK, Fellow of Chartered Institute of Practicing Professionals (FCIPP), USA and International Management Development Association (IMDA), USA. His current research interests focus on Global HRM/HRD, Evaluation Strategies, Stress Management, Public Management, Organizational Development, Government versus Business-Society Relationships, Comparative Management, Employee Motivation and Job Satisfaction in Higher Education, and the complexity of Cross-Cultural Management in ever Changing and Competitive World.
Associate Professor of General Management and Director of Postgraduate Programmes, University of Kurdistan Hewler
Professor of Management and Vice President for Students Affairs, University of Montplaisir American Business School
Visiting Professor of Business Administration and Management, Virtual University, Uganda
Senior Lecturer in HRM/HRD, MBA Programme Coordinator and Chair
Senior Lecturer in Organisational Behaviour, HRM and Management and Director of Postgraduate Programme (MSHR)
Associate Professor of Management. Gulf University for Science and Technology
Associate Professor of Management and Associate Dean. American University of Nigeria
Associate Professor of Administration. University of Malaysia
Chief Consultant to his Majesty Government, Brunei
Chief Consultant to Ministry of Works, Brunei
Chief Consultant to ASEAN Senior Police Officers
Over twenty five years of experience in Higher Education Institutions in different parts of the world; Over fifteen years experience in consulting and managing projects; Over fifteen years of experience in Higher Education Management and Administration;
Member of International Conference Organising Committee
Membership of Professional Organisations
FCIPP (Fellow, Chartered Institute of Practicing Professionals, USA)
IMDA (International Management Development Association, USA)
MAAM (Member Asian Academy of Management)
MMS (Institute of Management Services, London, UK) MRIPA (Royal Institute of Public Administration, London, UK)
CIPD (Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development, UK)
Tasie, G.O (2017). The Symbiosis between Entrepreneurship Formation and Employment Creation: A Strategy for Job Opportunities in Kurdistan Region. International Journal of Academic Research in Business and Social Sciences, Vol. 7, Issue 3, pp. 33-46. http://hrmars.com/index.php/journals/detail/8
Tasie, G.O (2016). Creativity and Innovation for Organisations in Kurdistan Region, Iraq: An Integrated HR Approach. International Journal of Research in Business Studies and Management, Vol. 3, Issue 11, November, pp. 43-49
Tasie, G.O (2016). Managing Fraud in Banking Industry: A Comparative Study between Diamond and Guarantee Trust Banks in a West African Country. InternationaJournal of Advances in Management and Economicsl , Vol. 5.Issue 3, pp. 41-51, May-June
Tasie, G.O (2016). An Exploratory Review of Total Quality Management and Organisational Performance, International Journal of Business and Law Research, Volume 4(1), pp. 39-45
Tasie, G. O (2015). Managing Multinational Human Resources in a Volatile Region: An Exploratory Study of Kurdistan Region, Iraq. Asian Research Journal of Business Management, Vol. 3, Issue 2, pp. 31-38
Tasie, G.O (2015). Quality Delivery Service in Higher Education: An Exploratory Study of What Students Consider as Excellent Professors/Lecturers. Journal of Education Research and Behavioural Sciences (JERBS), Vol. 4 (1), pp. 026-038
Tasie, G.O (2014). Economic Development and Strategic Human Resource Development: The Case of Southeast Asia. International Journal of Advances in Management and Economics (IJAME) Vol.3, Issue 5, pp. 81-87.
Tasie, G.O (2012). Job Applications and Challenges of Checking References: An Exploratory Study of Brunei Shell. International Journal of Research, IT, Managementand Engineering (IJRIME) Volume 2, Issue 9, pp. 25-34.
Tasie, G.O (2012). Influence of Job Satisfaction on Customer Focus in Public Higher Education Institutions in Nigeria. International Journal of Academic Research in Economics and Management Sciences, Vol. 1, No. 2.
Tasie, G.O (2012). Effective and Efficient Administration in Development: A Panacea for Organisational Transmogrification in Third World Countries. International Journal of Management and Administrative Sciences, Vol. 1, No. 7, pp. 36-43.
Tasie, G.O (2012). An Exploratory Study of Organisational Discrimination: Empirical and Comparative Study of Guarantee Trust Bank (GTB) and Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) in a West African Country. Asian Journal of Business and Management Sciences, Vol. 1, No. 9, pp. 73-87.
Unegbu, A. O., Unegbu, C and Tasie, G. O (2011) Exploratory Study of Selected Statistical Techniques with Special Relevance to Business, African Journal of Business Management, Vol. 5 (30), pp. 11874-11890.
Tasie, G.O (2011). Competency-Based Training Needs Analysis (TNA): An Empirical Study of Gulf University for Science and Technology, Kuwait, International ResearchJournal of Management and Business Studies Vol. 1(2), March, pp.41-48
Unegbu, A.O and Tasie, G.O (2011). Identification of False Financial Statements: A Pre- ante Tool for Investment Decisions, Solvency Analysis and Bankcruptcy Prediction. African Journal of Business Management, Vol. 5 (10), May, pp. 3813-3827.
Tasie, G.O (2010). Global Career Aspirations: The Case of Business Graduate Students in Brunei, Journal of International Business and Entrepreneurship Development (JIBED), Vol. 5 (2), pp.126-133.
Tasie, G.O (2010). Analytical Observations of the Applicability of the Concept of Student-as-Customer in a University Setting. Educational Research and Reviews, Vol. 5(6), June, pp. 309-313.
Tasie, G.O (2009). Globalisation and Economic Diversification in the Sultanate of Brunei. African Journal of Business Management Vol. 3 (10), October, pp.511-520
Tasie, G.O (2009). Can Japanese Management Styles be applied to Africa? African Journal of Business Management Vol. 3 (5), pp. 233-239, May.
Tasie, G.O (2005). Making Teamwork, Empowerment a Reality, Borneo Bulletin, 16 May, p.30.
Tasie, G.O (2004). Learning Excellence: Importance of Learning, Adopting and stressing Quality in Higher Education Institutions, Borneo Bulletin, p. 28.
Tasie, G.O (2002). Customer Perception about Quality of Service: The Case of Vietnamese and Australian Managers Journal of International Business and Entrepreneurship (JIBE), Vol. 9 No. 1. pp.109-126.
Tasie, G.O (1999)."Human Resource Management with Brunei Characteristics". Tinjauan, Policy and Administrative Review, No. 3, pp. 21-30.
Tasie, G.O (1998), "Japanese Styles of Management and Its Applicability to Asia", Tinjauan, Policy and Administrative Review, No.2. pp 99-111.
Tasie, G.O (2015). Managing Multinational Human Resources in a Volatile Region: An Exploratory Study of Kurdistan Region, Iraq, Paper presented at the International AGBA Conference held in Kuantan, Pahang State of Malaysia, November 16-19.
Tasie, G. O (2015). Creativity and Innovation for Organisations in Kurdistan Region, Iraq: An Integrated Human Resource Approach. Paper presented at International Research Conference, Nippon Hotel, Istanbul, Turkey, February 26 -28
Tasie, G.O and Shehu, J.F (2010). Resource Productivity and Efficiency among Rice Farmers in Adamawa State, Nigeria. Paper presented at SAICON-AGBA Conference in Pakistan, July 21-23.
Tasie, G.O, Unegbu, A.O and Eluwa, D.I (2009). Organisational Creativity and Innovation Promotion: An Integrated Human Resource Approach. Paper presented at an International AGBA conference on Business and Entrepreneurship Development in a Globalized Era held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, December 27-31.
Unegbu, A.O, Eluwa, D.I and Tasie, G.O (2009). Identification of False Financial Statements in Developing Countries using Cash Flow Statement and Percentage Trend (CPT) Analysis. (Evidence from Nigerian Published Data). Paper presented at an International AGBA conference on Business and entrepreneurship in a Globalized Era held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, December 27-31.
Eluwa, D.I Unegbu, A.O and Tasie, G.O (2009). The Roles of Financial Statements in Investment Decisions in Nigeria. Paper presented at an International AGBA conference on Business and Entrepreneurship in a Globalized Era held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, December 27-31.
Tasie, G.O and Smith, D.K (2009). Shipping and Clearing at Nigerian Lagos Ports. A Practical Experience, presented at Allied Academies Conference held in New Orleans, Louisiana State, U.S.A, April 8-10
Tasie, G.O (2008). Globalisation, and Economic Diversification in Sultanate of Brunei. Paper presented at International conference on Business Globalisation in the 21st. Century held at University of Bahrain, April 21-22.
Tasie, G.O (2007). Global Career Aspirations: The Case of Business Graduate Students in Brunei. Paper presented for the 5th. International Conference on Entrepreneurship and Innovation held in Windhoek, Namibia on 24-25 October 2007.
Tasie, G.O (2006). Challenges and Prospects of Time Management and Teaching of Ethics: The Case of University Students in Some Developing Countries. International Conference on Global Business Advancement, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, January 4-6, pp. 112-118.
Tasie, G.O and Razali Mat Zin, (2003). An Investigation on the Implementation of Total Quality Management (TQM) Concept in Bureaucracy. Paper presented and published in the conference proceedings at the Fifth Asian Academy of Management Conference on Challenges of Globalised Business: The Asian Perspective, September 10-13, Pahang, Malaysia
Tasie,G.O (2003).International Career Aspiration of Brunei Graduate Business Students. Paper presented at an International Summit on India-ASEAN Business Summit, September 3-6, New Delhi and Mumbai, India
Tasie, G.O (2003). Economic Development and Strategic Human Resource Development: The Case of Southeast Asia. Paper presented in an International Conference on Alliances, Mergers and Acquisition, Alberta, Canada July 2-4
Tasie, G.O (2003). Strategic Human Resource Development: The Southeast Asian Perspectives. Paper presented at the International conference on Asia Pacific Business Environment: Innovative Responses to Regional Events. Concord Hotel, Selangor, Malaysia, January 21-22
Tasie, G.O and Razali Mat Zin (2002). Human Resource Development: The Case of University-Industry Symbiosis, Paper presented at the 8th. AUAP Conference on Learning and Sharing Forum, Denpasar, Bali, Indonesia, May 14-17.
Tasie, G.O (2002). "The Deployment of Information Technology and Competitive Organisations in Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei. Paper presented at the 6th. World Multiconference on Systemics, Cybernetics and Informatics (SCI 2002) held in Orlando, Florida, USA, July 14-18.
Razali Mat Zin and Tasie, G.O (2002). Implementing Quality Improvement Programme: A Case Study. Paper presented at Artdo Management and HRD International Conference, Taipei, Taiwan, September 26-29.
Tasie, G.O and Razali Mat Zin (2002). Globalisation and Organisational Reputation: A Review. Paper presented at the International Conference on The Impact of Global Competitive Environment on Asian Economics, Business and Society, Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia, October 2-4.
Tasie, G.O and Razali Mat Zin (2001). Is the Concept of Student as Customer Applicable in a University Settings? Some Views. Paper presented and published in the proceedings at the International Conference on Regional Cooperation in Good Governance, Ethics and Justice at Brisbane, Australia, May 17-20.
Tasie G.O and Mohammad Saeed (2001). Marketing Effectiveness of Multinational Firms in a Multicultural Environment: A Comparative Study of the Perceptions of Customers and Managers of Pepsico in Malaysia. Paper presented at the International Conference on the Academy of International Business for South East Asia Region (AIBSEAR) jointly organised by the University of Wollongong, Australia and University of Indonesia, Indonesia, July 4-6.
Osman Mohamad, Valentine Pashtenko and George O. Tasie (2001). Embedded Impediments to Joint Venture Success: A New Institutional Theory Perspective on Negotiating with Foreign Principals. Journal of International Business and Entrepreneurship (JIBE).
Tasie, G.O and Razali Mat Zin (2001). Globalisation and Diversification of Economy: The Case of Brunei Darussalam, Paper presented and published in the conference proceedings at the International conference on Asian Management in the New Economy: Prospects and Challenges, Johor Bahru, Malaysia, November 10-13.
Tasie, G.O and Muhammad Saifullah Dp Hj Mustajab (2001). Human Development and Management Education in Brunei, Paper presented and published in the proceedings at the International Conference on the Role of Universities in a Knowledge Driven Economy, Manila, the Philippines, December 2-4
Tasie, G.O (2000). Emergency Planning and Disaster Management: A Comparative Study of Libraries in South East Asia, presented and published in the proceedings at an International Conference on Disaster Management jointly organised by the Malaysian Institute of Management and University of Science Malaysias, Langkawi, Malaysia, April 29-30. pp. 46-55.
Tasie, G.O (2000). Should Performance Appraisal be Abandoned by Global Organisations? Paper presented and published in the proceedings at an International Conference organised by the Academy of International Business, Ithaca College, New York, USA, June 9-10.
Tasie, G.O (1999), "International Human Resource Management: The Language Perspective", Paper presented and published in the proceedings at the Eight Annual World Business Congress organised by International Management Development Association (IMDA) on Global Business in the Age of Technology at Monterey, California, U.S.A, June 30-July 4. pp150-157.
Tasie, G.O (1999), "Multinational Human Resource: The South East Asian Strategies", Paper presented and published in the proceedings at the Conference on Reinventing Asian Management for Global Challenges, organised by AAM at Terengganu, Malaysia, 16 and 17, July. pp.307-310
Tasie, G.O (1999). Formal Education Development and Human Resource Development in South East Asia. Paper presented and published at the Conference Proceedings on Entering the Third Millennium: Building a Dynamic HRD Architecture in the Asia Pacific Region held at Bali, Indonesia. September 14-17, pp 31-38..
Tasie, G.O, (1996). Sensible Management: An Essential Paradigm in the Development of Sarawak, Malaysia. Contribution to a monograph published by FSS, Unimas
Tasie, G. O (2013). What contribution do you believe HRM has made to business development over the last decades. Paper presented at a Seminar organised by Chester Business School, Faculty of Enterprise and Lifelong Learning, 8 October
Tasie, G.O (2007). Research Contributions to the Future Success of Teesside Business School (TBS). Paper presented at the workshop organised by TBS, University of Middlesbrough, England, United Kingdom, April 17.
Tasie, G.O (2007). Future Challenges for Managing Human Resources and their Impacts on international Management Education. Paper presented at the workshop organised by Business School, University of Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom, May 15.
Tasie, G.O (2007). Motivation of Employees within an Organisation. Paper presented at a workshop organised by Kuwait- Maastricht Business School, Kuwait, May 23.
Tasie, G. O (2007). Why Research and Teaching Go Hand in Hand. Paper presented at a Seminar organised by Cardiff School of Management, University of Wales Institute, Cardiff, UK, August 6.
I have supervised over one hundred undergraduate BA/BSc/BBA and postgraduate MA/M.Sc/MBA dissertations in a variety of topics in business and management. In addition, I have also supervised and assessed a good number of doctoral theses to completion as well as cornucopia of projects including executive continuous professional programmes and serving as external assessors for a variety of academic and non-academic projects.
Research project on Managing Stress during the Asian Financial crisis
Tasie, G O (2003). Human Resource Development in Negara Brunei Darussalam: Prospects and Challenges (Bandar Seri Begawan: Brunei Press)
Tasie, G O, (1997), Public Sector Administration and Management (Selangor, Malaysia: Pelanduk Publications).
Tasie, G O (1997), Rural Financial Policy: A Comparative Analysis of India and Nigeria. (London, UK: Minerva Press)
Tasie, G. O (2005). Human Resource Development Strategy: The South East Asian Perspective in Hairuni Binti Hj Mohd Ali Maricar, Hashim Awang, Morsidi Bin Haji Mohammad, Ismail Bin Haji Awang Nordin, Gary Jones, Mataim Bakar and Upajeeva Sirinanda (eds). Essays in Memory of the UBD Vice Chancellor 1999-2002 (Bandar Seri Begawan: University of Brunei Darussalam).
Emotional intelligence; knowledge and change management; Perception and personality; Public enterprise management; Strategy formulation and competitive strategy; Entrepreneurship; Human Resource management; Human Resource Development; Managing Quality in Higher Education Institutions; Business-Government and Society relationship; Accountability and Organizational Ethics; Rural Financing.
Human Resource Management
HR in Public Sector Management
Effective People Management
Change and Knowledge Management
Research Methods in Management
Advanced Human Resource Management
Distinguished Scholar Award, AGBA
University of Kurdistan Hewler Conference Support
University of Glamorgan/University of South Wales Conference Support
The Best Paper presenter, Monterrey, California, USA
The Excellent Conference Paper Award at Istanbul Turkey
Research grants from University of Brunei Darussalam