Goodman MSc alumnae heading to Alberta for Ph.D.

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Goodman MSc alumnae heading to Alberta for Ph.D.

Published on March 11 2014

Asma Zafar, a graduate of Goodman’s MSc in Management program has been accepted to the Ph.D. program at the Alberta School of Business at the University of Alberta.

During her time at Goodman, Zafar specialized in Organization Studies and successfully defended her thesis on April 5, 2013. Her MSc supervisor was Dr. Bouckenooghe.  

Zafar’s thesis was titled Linking Ethical Leadership and Employees’ In-Role Performance: Exploring the Mediating Roles of Psychological Capital and Follower-Leader Relational Capital. This study investigates the mediating impact of psychological capital and follower-leader relational capital on the relationship between ethical leadership and in-role performance through the lenses of social exchange theory, social information processing theory, and psychological resources theory.


Members of Zafar’s examining committee included Dr. J. Kushner (Chair), Dr. I.  Gellatly (External Examiner, University of Alberta), Dr. D. Bouckenooghe  (Supervisor), Dr. U. Raja (Committee Member), and Dr. M. Voronov (Committee Member).

Asma Zafar