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Mainunah Aminuddin


MAIMUNAH AMINUDDIN holds a M.A (Hons) from the University of Auckland and a Post-Grad Diploma in Industrial Administration from the University of Aston, UK. She is a very well-known personality in the field of Human Resources and Industrial Relations, and is a fellow of the Malaysian Institute of Human Resource Management (MIHRM). She was previously the Editor of Berita Personnel, the MIHRM's newsletter.


She has spent a large part of her career as an academician with Universiti Teknologi Mara (UiTM), starting out as a lecturer and ending as a professor. She held previous posts such as the coordinator of the MBA ITM-Cardiff programme, Coordinator of Management Studies (with 80 academic staff directly under her supervision), Chairperson of Cluster Business Management Faculties UiTM and an appointed adjunct Professor of University of Ohio.


Maimunah currently lectures human resource management on an MBA level at Universiti Selangor, and supervises PhD candidates, and teaches MBA and EMBA programmes. She is an external examiner for the Bachelor in International Business, Nottingham Trent University, Yayasan Profesional MARA, PhD candidates for Universiti Sains Malaysia and Universiti Islam. The subjects she teaches are Employment Law, Industrial Relations and Human Resource Management.


With her vast experience in the academic field, Maimunah has also published a comprehensive list of work:

  • Malaysian Industrial Relations and Employment Law, 6th ed. McGraw Hill, 2007.
  • 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.
  • Human Resource Management, 5th ed. Fajar Bakti, 2007.
  • A Guide to Human Resource Management, 3rd ed. Fajar Bakti, 2002.
  • Terminating the Services of the Employee, 4th ed. Fajar Bakti, 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.