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Personal profile


Dr. Hirra Butt is currently working as a lecturer at the School of Business, Management Department. She has a Ph.D. in Management Sciences from the University of Science and Technology of China with a specialization in Organizational Behavior and Leadership. Before joining Monash, she worked as a lecturer at Chaohu University where she taught undergraduate students majoring in Business Administration. Her prior educational qualifications include a B.E. in Mechatronics Engineering from Shandong University of Science and Technology (China) and MBA from the University of Science and Technology of China.

Research interests

Her research interests include:

  • Understanding leader-follower dyads and how they impact workplace outcomes

  • Cross-Cultural Management

  • EDI within the context of neurodiversity

  • Pedagogy of Business Education

She has published articles related to organizational behavior, leadership and human resource management in Personnel Review, Current Psychology, Journal of Knowledge Management and International Journal of Conflict Management.

Supervision interests

Projects in the domain of Leadership, Organizational Behavior, Cross-Cultural Management and Neurodiversity at Work.


Prior to joining Monash, she worked as a remote HR consultant for Al-Shifa Medical Products, a manufacturing company in Saudi Arabia. In this role, she aided the management in developing, revising and implementing HR policies as well as suggesting programs for employee training and development.

University Service

She is also involved in supporting the projects of the eiHub to nurture entrepreneurial and innovative skills in the students. She also serves as Assurance of Learning (AOL) specialist under the Deputy Head of School (Education).

Monash teaching commitment

MGW1010 Introduction to Management (October in-take)

MGW3681 International Management (Semester 2)

Education/Academic qualification

Management Sciences, Ph.D., Crossover of work passion in leader follower dyads, CAS - University of Science and Technology of China

1 Sept 201615 Jul 2021

Award Date: 23 Jun 2021

Business Administration, MBA, CAS - University of Science and Technology of China

1 Sept 201315 Jul 2016

Award Date: 16 Jun 2016

Engineering, Bachelor of Mechatronic Engineering

1 Sept 200915 Jul 2013

Award Date: 28 Jun 2013

Research area keywords

  • Organizational Theory and Behavior
  • Human Resource Management
  • Leadership
  • Cross-Cultural Management
  • Neurodiversity

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