Faisal Imran

School of Technology and Innovations, Industrial Management
Yliopistonranta 10, 65200 Vaasa
Fabriikki F431
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I am Doctoral Researcher at School of Technology and Innovations. Moreover, I am member of research group Network Value Systemswhich is a multidisciplinary research program that combines both strategic management and operations management capabilities. I am also member of European Distance & E-Learning Network (EDEN)which is  the smart network for the professional community and a professional community for smart learning.

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My research interest focuses on Strategic Human Resource Management, Talent Management, Competencies & Skills Development, Training & Development Programs and New Knowledge Creation & Management in Energy Sector.

I have four publications, which are listed below:

Imran, F. & Kantola, J. ‘Review of Industry 4.0 in the Light of Sociotechnical System Theory and Competence-Based View: A Future Research Agenda for the Evolute Approach.' To be presented at 9thInternational Conference on Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics, 21-25 July 2018, Orlando, Florida, USA.

Imran, F. & Kantola, J. ‘A Co-Evolute system approach to analyze the competencies of sales personnel of banking sector of Pakistan'. 8thInternational Conference on Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics, 17-21 July 2017, Los Angeles, California, USA.

Imran, F. & Kantola, J. ‘Evolute system approach and identification of talent.' 86th IASTEM International Conference, 29-30 Oct 2017, Rawalpindi, Punjab, Pakistan.

Imran, F. & Kantola, J. 2018, ‘Using a Soft-Computing Technique for Talent Management: A Case Study of Evolute system Approach', International Journal of Mechanical and Production Engineering, 5:12

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