Center of Excellence in Higher Education
The First Private University in Bangladesh

Dr. Farzana Nahid

Full Time Faculty
Assistant Professor 

Phone: +880-2-55668200 

Curriculum Vitae





I have been working as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Marketing and International Business at North South University (NSU), School of Business & Economics (SBE) since January 2018. I received my PhD from University of Malaya (UM), Kuala Lumpur Malaysia under Business History. During the tenure of my PhD under the Bright Sparks scholarship given by UM, I have demonstrated excellent research skills, presented in many conferences and seminars and training sessions on research work and publication. I have so far published 1 Book review in ABDC A ranking journal Business History, and my articles and book chapters have been accepted recently. My research focuses are on Entrepreneurship, Business History, family Business, Promotional Management, and Marketing Management.

Published and Accepted:

● Published book review on October 2012 in Business History (ISI Q2 Journal) on “Understanding Family Businesses: Undiscovered approaches, unique perspectives and neglected topics”.

● Accepted article (in process of publication) in South Asian Development (ISI Q4 Journal) on “Entrepreneurship, state-business ties and survival of firms: business groups in Bangladesh”.

● Handbook of Asian Family Business- Governance, Succession & Challenges in the age of Digital Disruption (Rootledge)

● Accepted book chapter in August 2018, titled “Leadership & mentoring in family business: Case Studies from Bangladesh” in the book “Mentorship-Driven Talent Management: The Asian Experience” by Emerald Publishing. (Editos: Dr Payal Kumar, Professor and HR (Chair), BMU Munjal University, India & Dr Pawan Budhwar, Professor of International HRM, Aston Business School, UK)

● Accepted articles on 15th January 2018, titled “State Capture as a consequence of state business nexus: case studies from Bangladesh” in ISI Journal of South Asian Development. Co-authors (Professor Dr. Edmund Terence Gomez and Dr. Shakila Binte Yacob)


Under Peer Review for Publication

• Submitted article in Modern Asian Studies (ISI Q4 Journal) on “State capture as a consequence of state-business nexuses: case studies from Bangladesh”.
• Publication Pipeline
Family Business in Bangladesh: Preventing family feuds through family unity and successor development.
• Cognitive Adaptability and uncertainty: A case study in Bangladesh.



1. Paper presention on "State Capture as a consequence of State-Business Nexuses: Family Businesses in Bangladesh"  at The York University, UK on 11th February, 2019 where an exclusive session was arranged just for my paper.
2. Paper presentation on " Corporate Governance and its effects on Family Firms' in Bangladesh" in a session created by British Academy of Management on Corporate Governance on 15th February, 2019b in London, UK.
3.International Conference on “Entrepreneurship, State Business Ties and Business Groups in Bangladesh”. British Academy of Management UWE, Bristol. 6 Sept 2018

4. University of Malaya Researchers Conference (UMRC) on ‘‘Family Firms in Bangladesh’’. KL, Malaysia, November 19- 20, 2013.

5. International Conference on “Family Firms in Bangladesh: Entrepreneurship and State Intervention”, organized by Business, Economics, Energy and
Environmental Science. KL Malaysia, September 19-20, 2014. Got Best paper award.


Best Paper Award

International Conference on “Family Firms in Bangladesh: Entrepreneurship and State Intervention”, organized by Business, Economics, Energy and
Environmental Science. KL Malaysia, September 19-20, 2014.

Title of qualification awarded : Ph.D
Field of Studies: Business History
Status: Completed
Institution & Address: University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Year: 2017

Title of qualification awarded : MBA
Field of Studies : Finance & Marketing
Institution & Address : North South University, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Year: 2007

Title of qualification awarded : BBA
Field of Studies : Finance & Marketing
Institution & Address: North South University, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Year : 2005

Chair of Outreach Committee:
Career and personal counseling
Member of International Quality Assurance Cell Seminars & sessions by successful alumni, Bridging between academicians and industrialists (January 1st 2018- till now) Student Counselling of UG & PG students (January 1st 2018- till now) (September 2018- till present)

Trainer in CITY-Alo Women Certification Program

since january, 2019 till date

April 2007 to 3rd March 2009
Corporate Sales Executive
Robi Axiata Ltd – Gulshan 1, Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Dec-2004 till present
Senior News Presenter
NTV, Int. Television Channel Ltd.
7th Floor, BSEC Bhaban. KarwanBazar, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Principles to Marketing UG
Entrepreneurship (UG)
Integrated Marketing
Communications (UG)
Promotional Management (PG)
Marketing Management (PG)


➢Corporate Governance system in South Asia and its effects on business Development

➢ Business History of South Asian countries

➢ Political Economy of South Asia

➢ Comparison of Family Firms’ Development between East Asia and South Asia