Dr. Arbab Akanda, born in London, is a qualified HR practitioner and through the book: Knowledge, Belief and Culture in Human Resource Management for HR Practioners and Entrepreneurs, is trying to make the point that Knowledge, Belief and Culture based HR interventions, is most likely to make a long-lasting impact. Organisations exist to serve society. If organisations are well run, the society benefits. And to ensure that the organisation is well run, the HR Knowledge, Belief and Culture base must improve through new and innovative ways to management of the human resources. This book is simply a fresh way of looking at the Human Resource Management Thinking.
This is the second book of the author. The first book: The Practicalities of Human Resource Management for HR Practioners -Fresh Perspective, published in December 2013 by the publisher: Authorhouse.
Arbab took his MSS and BSS from Dhak University, Bangladesh and qualified as a lawyer to the Dhaka Bar Council of Bangladesh. He did his Post Graduation in Personnel Management from the Institute of Personnel Management, Dhaka, Bangladesh. Then he went on to complete a Diploma in Personnel Management from ICS, Glasgow. After the Diploma, Arbab become a graduate member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development, London. In 2007, Arbab become a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development, London. He was also awarded a Ph.d in Personnel Management.
Dr. Arbab Akanda has held various senior HR roles in a number of sectors and in recent years, he has been teaching HR in London.
Arbab believes a good understanding of HR is essential for any type of organisation.