Abdul-Razak Suleman

Tagline:Sessional Academic @ Edith Cowan University & Murdoch University

Perth WA, Australia

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Abdul-Razak is a versatile and passionate researcher dedicated to making generational impacts. He is a casual academic pursuing a PhD at the School of Business and Law, Edith Cowan University (ECU). He is also a sessional academic at Murdoch University, a research network member of the USAID-RTAC, and an HDR member of ECU's Strategic Research Centre for People, Place & Planet. Prior to joining ECU, he was an adjunct lecturer and a private HRM consultant in Ghana. His research interests and publications span diverse topics, including Green HRM Practices, Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Organisational Leadership and Development, and Employee Wellbeing. He is a social mixer who enjoys interacting with people and bringing his unique perspectives to the table. Through his academic journey and scientific inquiry, Abdul-Razak aims to contribute towards creating positive societal change and leaving a lasting legacy for generations yet unborn.


  • Doctor of Philosophy - PhD

    from: 2023, until: present

    Field of study:Human Resource ManagementSchool:Edith Cowan University

  • Master of Philosophy - MPhil

    from: 2019, until: 2021

    Field of study:Human Resource ManagementSchool:University of Ghana

  • Bachelor of Business Administration - BBA

    from: 2014, until: 2018

    Field of study:Human Resource ManagementSchool:University of Education


    Research Project Title: "The Impact of Entrepreneurial Education on Entrepreneurial Intention among Undergraduates Students in Ghana"

    Journal Publication: "Exploring the factors that mediate the relationship between entrepreneurial education and entrepreneurial intentions among undergraduate students in Ghana" - http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/APJIE-07-2019-0052

  • West African Secondary School Certificate Examination - WASSCE

    from: 2010, until: 2013

    Field of study:General BusinessSchool:Shama Senior High School

Work Experiences

  • Casual Academic

    from: 2024, until: present

    Organization:Murdoch UniversityLocation:Perth, Western Australia, Australia · On-site

  • Casual Academic

    from: 2023, until: present

    Organization:Edith Cowan UniversityLocation:Australia · On-site

  • HDR Member - ECU Strategic Research Centre for People, Place & Planet

    from: 2023, until: present

    Organization:Edith Cowan University

  • Teaching Assistant

    from: 2022, until: 2022

    Organization:University of GhanaLocation:Accra, Greater Accra, Ghana · Hybrid


    I assisted in the design and tutored various undergraduate and postgraduate courses and seminars. These courses include Organisational Health and Safety Management, Change Management Organisational Behaviour Management, and Corporate Social Responsibility. I was also involved in the marking and grading of students’ assignments. Additionally, I assisted in the supervision of MSc/MBA students’ dissertations.

  • Adjunct Lecturer

    from: 2021, until: 2023

    Organization:Akim State University CollegeLocation:Oda, Eastern, Ghana · Hybrid


    Undergraduate Course Lecturer for Organisational Leadership and Governance, Human Resource Information Systems, Negotiation and Conflict Management, Industrial Psychology, and Entrepreneurship Development.

  • Adjunct Lecturer

    from: 2021, until: 2023

    Organization:Perez University CollegeLocation:Winneba, Central Region, Ghana · Hybrid


    Undergraduate Course Lecturer for Introduction to Human Resource Management (HRM), Performance Management, Human Resource Planning, Gender and Development, Strategic HRM, Organisational Behaviour, Human Resource Information Systems, Industrial Relations, and Business Law.

  • Research And Teaching Assistant

    from: 2018, until: 2019

    Organization:University of EducationLocation:Winneba, Central Region, Ghana · Hybrid


    I assisted in the design of various undergraduate course contents and the delivery of these at lectures and seminars. The courses include Principles and Practice of Management, Consumer Behaviour, Business Ethics, Introduction to Human Resource Management, Human Resource Planning, and Organisational Behaviour. I was also involved in the assignment marking and grading of these courses. Additionally, I offered SPSS training to undergraduate final-year students writing their research project (dissertation).

  • Administrative Assistant

    from: 2017, until: 2018

    Organization:Grace Excellence International SchoolLocation:Takoradi (Effia-Kuma), Ghana · On-site


    I assisted in the recruitment of new staff (teaching and non-teaching), filing of important documents, and the supervision of staff. I also used Microsoft Excel to prepare appraisal forms for workers to be appraised. Additionally, I attended to other relevant external stakeholders on the school’s behalf.

  • Business Development Manager

    from: 2016, until: 2016

    Organization:Airtel Ghana LimitedLocation:Takoradi, Ghana · On-site


    I embarked on customer prospecting, filing customer complaints, and data entry.

  • Management Intern

    from: 2015, until: 2015

    Organization:Metro Health Services (NHIS-Unit)Location:Sekondi, Ghana · On-site


    I assisted in data entry and record keeping. I also facilitated the issuance, biometric verification and renewal of National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) cards for clients.


  • Green HRM Practices in the Hospitality and Tourism Industry: Antecedents, Outcomes and Future Outlook

    Conference PaperPublisher:36TH ANZAM CONFERENCE (2023) WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALANDDate:2024
    Abdul-Razak SulemanMehran NejatiAzadeh ShafaeiJanice Redmond
  • The role of employee environmental commitment in the green HRM practices, turnover intentions and environmental sustainability nexus

    Journal ArticlePublisher:Benchmarking: An International JournalDate:2023
    Abdul-Razak SulemanKwesi Amponsah-TawiahAaron Makafui Ametorwo
  • Drug abuse and suicidal thoughts among employees: an emerging economy perspective

    Journal ArticlePublisher:KybernetesDate:2023
    Kwesi Amponsah-TawiahJoshua King Safo LarteyAbdul-Razak Suleman
  • Employee empowerment and organizational commitment among employees of star-rated hotels in Ghana: does perceived supervisor support matter?

    Journal ArticlePublisher:Journal of Work-Applied ManagementDate:2023
    Michael Kyei-FrimpongEmmanuel Kodwo AmoakoBridget Akwetey-SiawKwame Owusu BoakyeIsaac Nyarko AduAbdul-Razak SulemanAmin Abdul Bawa
  • Mining safely: examining the moderating role of safety climate on mineworkers' mental health and safety behavior nexus

    Journal ArticlePublisher:KybernetesDate:2023
    Emmanuel Kodwo AmoakoSaviour Ayertey NubuorAbdul-Razak SulemanAmin Abdul BawaBridget Akwetey-Siaw
  • Environmentally Sustainable Business Practices in Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises: A Sub-Saharan African Country Perspective

    Journal ArticlePublisher:Business Perspectives and ResearchDate:2023
    Prince Dacosta AnamanIbrahim Anyass AhmedAbdul-Razak SulemanGloria Ama Dzakah
  • The curious case of green human resource management practices in the Ghanaian manufacturing industry; a reality or a mirage?

    Journal ArticlePublisher:Management of Environmental Quality: An International JournalDate:2022
    Abdul-Razak SulemanKwesi Amponsah-TawiahIsaac Nyarko AduKwame Owusu Boakye
  • Job Rotation Practices and Employees Performance: Do Job Satisfaction and Organizational Commitment Matter?

    Journal ArticlePublisher:SEISENSE Business ReviewDate:2022
    Abdul-Razak SulemanBernard Bekuni Boawei BingabKwame Owusu BoakyeRichard Sam-Mensah
  • In search of performance-oriented leadership behaviours in the Ghanaian financial service sector: the role of knowledge sharing

    Journal ArticlePublisher:Journal of Work-Applied ManagementDate:2022
    Michael Kyei-FrimpongIsaac Nyarko AduAbdul-Razak SulemanKwame Owusu Boakye
  • Exploring the factors that mediate the relationship between entrepreneurial education and entrepreneurial intentions among undergraduate students in Ghana

    Journal ArticlePublisher:Asia Pacific Journal of Innovation and EntrepreneurshipDate:2020
    Isaac Nyarko AduKwame Owusu BoakyeAbdul-Razak SulemanBernard Bekuni Boawei Bingab


  • University Lecturing
  • Academic Writing
  • Research Support
  • Sustainability
  • Climate Change Risk Analysis
  • Academic Research
  • Time Management
  • Analytical Skills
  • Data Analysis
  • Project Management
  • Team Management