Who we are

Mainunah Aminuddin

Qualifications and Professional Memberships

●      M.A. (Hons), University of Auckland, 1971

●      Post-Grad. Diploma in Industrial Administration, University of Aston, UK. 1976

●      Fellow, Institute of Labour Market Information and Analysis (ILMIA), Ministry of Human Resources

●      Fellow of the Malaysian Institute of Human Resource Management (MIHRM). Editor of Berita Personnel, the MIHRM’s newsletter, 1986-1988, and 1994-1999

●      Executive Committee Member, Malaysian Society for Labour and Social Security Law


Working Experience and Responsibilities


Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Professor in the Faculty of Business Management, Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM)


Lecturer MBA programmes - Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) and Universiti Selangor (Unisel)


Academic Appointments

●      Coordinator of MBA ITM-Cardiff programme, 1993-1997

●      Coordinator of Management Studies which involved the direct supervision of 80 academic staff teaching management related subjects, 1983-1987 and 1991-1993

●      Appointed Adjunct Professor of University of Ohio in 1996

●      Chairperson, Cluster of Business Management Faculties, UiTM, 2005-2007

●      Lecturer, Human Resource Management, for MBA programme, Universiti Selangor, 2008

●      Lecturer, Industrial Relations, for MBA programme, Universiti Putra Malaysia, 2008-2009

●      Supervision of PhD. candidates, teaching MBA and EMBA programmes, as well as students undertaking a BBA (HRM) degree

●      External examiner for Bachelor in International Business, Nottingham Trent University

●      External examiner for Yayasan Profesional MARA

●      External examiner for PhD candidates of Universiti Sains Malaysia and International Islamic University, Malaysia

●      External assessor for promotion exercise of academic staff, International Islamic University, Malaysia, Universiti Utara Malaysia and Universiti Teknologi Melaka

Editorial Appointments

●      Editor, Malaysia Labour Review, Journal published by ILMIA, Ministry of Human Resources

●      Editor, (2014) New Jobs, Latest Skills, Cutting-Edge Firms: Human Capital Requirements for Sabah, Iskandar and the Northern Corridor Regions, ILMIA, Ministry
of Human Resources

●      Editor, (2013) Manpower Issues in Key Sectors of the Malaysian Economy, ILMIA, Ministry of Human Resources

●      Editor, (2012) Proceedings of the Conference on Modernisation of Labour Legislation and Dispute Resolution Process, ILMIA, Ministry of Human Resources


Commentaries written for Malaysian Employment Law Review


●      A Practical Approach to Malaysian Employment Law, Current Law Journal, 2018

●      Malaysian Industrial Relations and Employment Law, 9th ed. McGraw Hill, 2016

●      Human Resource Management for Practitioners, Current Law Journal, 2015

●      Employment Law Manual for Practitioners, Current Law Journal, 2nd ed, 2018

●      Termination of Employment: Understanding the Process, Current Law Journal, 2nd ed. 2013

●      Human Resource Management: Principles and Practices, 4th edition, Oxford University Press, 2018

●      Human Resource Management, International edition, Oxford University Press, 2017

●      Oxford Review Series: Human Resource Management, Oxford University Press, 2009

●      Essentials of Employment and Industrial Relations, McGraw Hill, 2009

●      Malaysian Employment Law Practices, Best HR and Employment Practices Series, LexisNexis, 2006

●      Safety and Health at Work, Best HR and Employment Practices Series, LexisNexis, 2006

●      Recruitment, Selection and Induction, Best HR and Employment Practices Series, LexisNexis, 2006

●      Managing Performance, Training and Compensation, Best HR and Employment Practices Series, LexisNexis, 2006

●      Employment Relations, Discipline and Termination of Employment, Best HR and Employment Practices Series, LexisNexis, 2006

●      Tips for Dynamic Trainers, Mentor, 1996

●      An A-Z of Malaysian Employment Law, MCGraw Hill, 1999

●      Current Issues in Human Resource Management, (Ed.) MIHRM, 1999

●      A Guide to the Code of Practice on Sexual Harassment in the Workplace, Leeds, 2000 (co-authored with Tengku Dato’ Omar Tengku Bot)

●      HRM Toolkit Series: Effective Training in Malaysian Organisations, McGraw Hill, 2001

●      Pengurusan Sumber Manusia (adapter), McGraw Hill, 2001