PhD: The Pursuit of Excellence (eBook), 1st Edition

  • Kamarul Zaman Bin Ahmad University of Malaya
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  • ISBN-10: 9814253626
  • ISBN-13: 9789814253628
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 144 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2007 | Published/Released April 2009
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2007

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PhD: The Pursuit of Excellence is an updated edition of So You Want to Get a PhD. This book aims to assist a final year Master's student or graduate in making an informed decision on whether or not to pursue a PhD. It provides the reader with an understanding of what a PhD actually is and what it can do for the holder. The book explains the structure of the thesis, the process of gathering information and writing. It includes a new chapter on Research Methodology as well as the author's new experiences and knowledge gained during his five-year tenure as PhD supervisor and one-year tenure as Chairman of the PhD Committee. There is also a chapter on the seven strategies of excellence practised by successful PhD students. Also available in print ISBN 13: 9789812656162

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Kamarul Zaman Bin Ahmad

Dr Kamarul Zaman Bin Ahmad is the former Deputy Dean and Chairman of the PhD Committee. He is currently a full-time lecturer in Organisational Behaviour and Human Resources in the Faculty of Business and Accountancy at the University of Malaya. He has been a practising lawyer for over 10 years and currently holds five degrees: BA (Hons) Law, Bar-at-Law, MBA, ICSA and PhD. He also specialises in Industrial Organisational Psychology and has presented papers at international conferences, and conducted consultancy work and numerous motivational training courses in Malaysia and overseas. He is also a practitioner and trainer of Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP), Time Line Therapy® and Hypnotherapy. He is registered with the American Board of NLP, Hypnotherapy and the Time Line Therapy® Association.