Position/s

Senior Lecturer
Politics and Public Policy

Biography

Dr Siddiquee has extensive teaching  and research experience in a number of countries in the Asia-pacific region. He taught public administration, policy and governance for over 15 years at the University of Dhaka, International Islamic University, Malaysia and University of Brunei Darussalam before joining Flinders University in 2006. During 2001- 2004 he also served as an Associate Professor and Head of the Department of Political Science, International Islamic University, Malaysia.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Social Sciences (Honours), University of Dhaka, 1984
  • Master of Social Sciences (Public Administration), University of Dhaka, 1986
  • Doctor of Philosophy, University of Manchester, UK, 1994

Honours, awards and grants

  • Visiting Professor, Department of Political Science, International Islamic University, Malaysia, July 2013-February, 2014
  • Faculty Teaching Award, Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences, Flinders University, 2011
  • Senior Visiting Fellow, Faculty of IRK & Human Sciences, International Islamic University, Malaysia (December, 2009-June, 2010)
  • The Commonwealth Fellowship Award, 1990
  • The Chancellor's Award, 1986

Key responsibilities

Head, Discipline of Politics & Public Policy
Coordinator, Graduate Certificate in Development Administration
Director of Studies, Graduate Program in Public Administration (June, 2007- December, 2009)

Teaching interests

Dr Siddiquee's teaching interests are broadly in management area of the public sector. His teaching philosophy is to provide the students with substantive knowledge in the field, a solid theoretical grounding and rigorous analytical skills in a manner that is accessible and challenging to them.  He strives to create an environment that is conducive to learning, and explain difficult theoretical postulates in simple and lucid language while relating them to real life cases.

Topic Coordinator:

  • POAD9015  Economics and Public Policy
  • POAD9022  Public Management
  • POAD9119  Regionalism, Decentralisation and Governance
  • POAD9131  Development Administration

Topic Lecturer:

Research expertise

  • Policy and administration

Research interests

Public sector management and reform
Public ethics and accountability
Corruption, anti-corruption and good governance
Public-private partnerships
Electronic governance
Decentralisation and local governance 
NGOs and development


Consultancies &  Research Grants

Dr Siddiquee has undertaken a number of consultancies and institutional appraisals for government agencies, donors and non-governmental organisations. Recent consultancies and research grants include the following:

2009. Contribution of Australian Aid to Poverty Reduction and Gender Quality in Bangladesh, Flinders University Establishment Grants ($10,000)
2008. Indonesia-Australia Specialised Training Program- IASTP III, Training for Corruption Eradication Commission, Bogor, Indonesia, July-August, Flinders Partners/Hassell & Associates ($ 50,000)
2008-2009 Regional Autonomy and Local Resource Mobilisation in Eastern Indonesia, AIGRP/Australian National University ($10,000) (with Dian Nastiti and Nur Ana Sejati)
2007. Managing for Results and Development Effectiveness: The Malaysian Experience, Inter-American Development Bank Washington, DC (US $ 3000)

Supervisory interests

  • Administrative reform
  • Decentralisation
  • Development studies
  • E-government
  • Good governance
  • Local government
  • Malaysian governance
  • Management/public sector management
  • NGOs
  • Public accountability
  • Public-private partnerships

RHD research supervision

Current

Principal supervisor : E-Government (2) ; Risk management at local level (1) ; Social safety net policy (1) ; Microcredit and women's empowerment (1) ;

Associate supervisor : Public accountability (1) ; Poverty alleviation (1) ;

Completion

Principal supervisor : Value-added tax in Bangladesh (1) ; Governance of NGOs (1) ; Public expenditure management reform (1) ; Microcredit and women's empowerment (1) ; Islamisation policy in Malaysia (1) ; Local governance (1) ;

Associate supervisor : Fiscal decentralisation in Indonesia (1) ;

RHD Student Achievements

  • Ahmed Munirus Saleheen
    The Vice Chancellor's Award for Excellence, 2014 - April 2014

Publications

  • Siddiquee, N. and Faroqi, M. (2013). E-Government in Bangladesh: Prospects and Challenges. In MM Islam & M Ehsan, ed. From Government to E-Governance: Public Administration in the Digital Age. Pennsylvania, US: IGI Global, pp. 217-232.
    [10.4018/978-1-4666-1909-8.ch013]
  • Siddiquee, N. (2013). Managing Ethics: Drives for Fighting Corruption and Enhancing Integrity. In N A Siddiquee, ed. Public Management and Governance in Malaysia: Trends and Transformations. Oxford, UK: Routledge, pp. 179-198.
    [Web Link]
  • Siddiquee, N. (2013). The Public Bureaucracy: An Analytical Overview. In N A Siddiquee, ed. Public Management and Governance in Malaysia: Trends and Transformations. Oxford, UK: Routledge, pp. 31-49.
    [Web Link]
  • Siddiquee, N. (2013). e-Government in Bangladesh: The Dawn of Citizen-Centric Public Administration? In M Sabharwal & EM Berman, ed. Public Administration in South Asia: India, Bangladesh, and Pakistan. Boca Raton, USA: CRC Press, pp. 317-336.
    [Web Link]
  • Siddiquee, N. and Faroqi, M. (2013). A Road Far Too Long? E-Government and the State of Service Delivery in Bangladesh. In EF Halpin, D Griffin, C Rankin, L Dissanayake & N Mahtab, ed. Digital Public Administration and E-Government in Developing Nations: Policy and Practice. Hershey PA, USA: Information Science Reference, pp. 206-223.
  • Siddiquee, N. (2013). Conclusion. In Noore Alam Siddiquee, ed. Public Management and Governance in Malaysia: Trends and Transformations. Oxford, UK: Routledge, pp. 254-258.
    [Web Link]
  • Siddiquee, N. (2013). Introduction. In N A Siddiquee, ed. Public Management and Governance in Malaysia: Trends and Transformations. Oxford, UK: Routledge, pp. 1-30.
    [Web Link]
  • Zafarullah, H. and Siddiquee, N. (2011). Transparency and Corruption in Southeast Asia. In Encyclopedia of Public Administration and Public Policy. London: Taylor & Francis, pp. 1955-1959.
  • Siddiquee, N. and Zafarullah, H. (2011). Malaysia. In Encyclopedia of Public Administration and Public Policy. London: Taylor & Francis, pp. 1189-1193.
  • Siddiquee, N.A. (2008). Public Administration. In A.R. Moten, ed. Government and Politics in Malaysia. Singapore: Cengage Learning, pp. 213-229.
  • Siddiquee, N.A. (2007). Administrative reform in Malaysia. In Caiden, G. E. and S. Tsai-Tsu, ed. The Repositioning of Public Governance: Global Experience and Challenges. Taipei, Taiwan: Taiwan Public Affairs Centre, pp. 233-258.
  • Siddiquee, N.A. (2005). Malaysia. In Jack Rabin, ed. Encyclopedia of Public Administration and Public Policy. USA: Taylor and Francis, pp. 1-5.
  • Zafarullah, H. and Siddiquee, N.A. (2005). Transparency and Corruption in Southeast Asia. In Jack Rabin, ed. Encyclopedia of Public Administration and Public Policy. USA: Taylor and Francis, pp. 1-5.
  • Siddiquee, N. (2013). Managing Climate Change: A Review of Policy Response and Institutional Framework in Bangladesh. In Proceedings of the NAPSIPAG Conference 2011. Reinventing Governance for Managing Climate Change and Its Adaptation. Kathmandu, Nepal. Dec 2011.
  • Siddiquee, N.A. (2007). Service Delivery Innovations and Governance in Malaysia: Some Reflections. In Enhancing National Competition Through Effective Implementation: 12th Civil Service Conference. Kuala Lumpur: Public Service Department, Malaysia. Enhancing National Competition Through Effective Implementation: 12th Civil Service Conference. INTAN, Bukit Kiara. Sep 2007, pp. 1-20.
    [Web Link]
  • Siddiquee, N.A. (2007). Public Management Reform for Development Effectiveness: The Malaysian Experience. In IDB Workshop on Development Effectiveness and Management for Results in Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean. Tokyo, Japan: Inter-American Development Bank (IADB). IDB Workshop on Development Effectivenes and Management for Results. Tokyo, Japan. Apr 2007, pp. 1-22.
  • Siddiquee, N.A., Nastiti, D. and Sejati, N.A. (2010). Regional autonomy and local resource mobilisation in eastern Indonesia. Australia Indonesia Governance Research Partnership Policy Briefs,
    [Web Link]
  • Siddiquee, N.A. (2002). Constraints on Bureaucratic Accountability in Bangladesh: The Experience with Parliamentary Mechanism. Journal of South Asian and Middle Eastern Studies, pp. 81-102.
  • Siddiquee, N. (2013). Editor. Noore Alam Siddiquee, ed. Public Management and Governance in Malaysia. Oxford, UK: Routledge.
    [Web Link]
  • Siddiquee, N. (2012). Editor. Public Management and Governance in Malaysia: Trends and Transformations. Routledge.
  • Siddiquee, N. (2012). E-Government and Transformation of Governance and Service Delivery in Bangladesh: A Developing Country Perspective. In JR Gil-Garcia, N Helbig & A Ojo, ed. ICEGOV 2012: Proceedings. New York, USA: ACM Press. 6th International conference on Theory and Practice of E-Governance. Albany, USA. Oct 2012, pp. 271-278.
    [Web Link]
  • Siddiquee, N. and Mohamed, M. (2010). E-governance and Service Delivery Innovations in Malaysia: An Overview. In Proceedings of the NAPSIPAG Conference 2010. Network of Asia-Pacific Schools and Institutes of Public Administration and Governance. Network of Asia-Pacific Schools and Institutes of Public Administration and Governance Annual Conference. Trivendrum, India. Dec 2010.
    [Web Link]
  • Siddiquee, N.A. (2008). Combating Corruption and Managing Integrity in Malaysia: A Critical Perspective. In Strengthening Governance in Asia-Pacific: Public Sector Administrative reforms and Capacity Building. New Delhi, India: Conference Organisers. NAPSIPAG International Conference, 2008. New Delhi, India,
  • Siddiquee, N.A. (2006). Innovations in governance and service delivery: e-government experiments in Malaysia. In Raza Ahmad, ed. The role of public administration in building a harmonious society. Philippines: Asian Development Bank. NAPSIPAG Conference 2005. Beijing, China, pp. 366-384.
  • Siddiquee, N. (2014). Malaysia's Government Transformation Programme: A Preliminary Assessment. Intellectual Discourse, 22(2) pp. 7-31.
  • Siddiquee, N. (2014). The Government Transformation Programme in Malaysia: A Shining Example of Performance Management in the Public Sector? Asian Journal of Political Science, pp. 1-27.
  • Saleheen, A.M. and Siddiquee, N. (2013). Tax Innovation or Excise Duty in Disguise? Deviations and Distortions in Value-Added Tax in Bangladesh. International Journal of Public Administration, 36(6) pp. 381-396.
    [10.1080/01900692.2013.773026]
  • Siddiquee, N., Nastiti, D. and Sejati, N.A. (2012). Regional Autonomy and Local Resource Mobilization in Eastern Indonesia: Problems and Pitfalls of Fiscal Decentralization. Asian Affairs- An American Review, 39(1) pp. 44-68.
    [10.1080/00927678.2012.649636] [Scopus]
  • Siddiquee, N. (2011). Approaches to Fighting Corruption and managing integrity in Malaysia: A Critical Perspective. Journal of Administrative Science, 8(1) pp. 47-74.
    [Web Link]
  • Siddiquee, N. (2011). Rhetoric and Reality of Public-Private Partnerships: Learning Points from the Australian Experience. Asian Journal of Political Science, 19(2) pp. 129-148.
    [10.1080/02185377.2011.600163] [Scopus]
  • Faroqi, M.G. and Siddiquee, N.A. (2011). Limping into Information Age: Challenges of e-Government in Bangladesh. Journal of Comparative Asian Development, 10(1) pp. 33-61.
    [10.1080/15339114.2011.578473] [Scopus]
  • Siddiquee, N.A. (2010). Managing for Results: Lessons from public management reform in Malaysia. International Journal of Public Sector Management, 23(1) pp. 38-53.
    [10.1108/09513551011012312] [10.1108/09513551011012312] [Scopus]
  • Siddiquee, N.A. and Faroqi, M.G. (2010). Equal Employment Opportunity in the Public Service: Theory and Practice in Bangladesh. International Journal of Public Administration, 33 pp. 451-462.
    [10.1080/01900692.2010.483348] [10.1080/01900692.2010.483348] [Scopus]
  • Siddiquee, N.A. (2010). Combating corruption and managing integrity in Malaysia: a critical overview of recent strategies and initiatives. Public Organization Review, 10(2) pp. 153-171.
    [10.1007/s11115-009-0102-y] [10.1007/s11115-009-0102-y] [Scopus]
  • Siddiquee, N.A. and Faroqi, M.G. (2009). Holding the Giants to Account? Constraints on NGO Accountability in Bangladesh. Asian Journal of Political Science, 17(3) pp. 243-264.
    [10.1080/02185370903403434]
  • Siddiquee, N.A. (2008). Service delivery innovations and governance: the Malaysian experience. Transforming Government: People, Process and Policy, 2(3) pp. 194-213.
    [10.1108/17506160810902194]
  • Siddiquee, N.A. (2008). E-government and innovations in service delivery: the Malaysian experience. International Journal of Public Administration, 31(7) pp. 797-815.
    [10.1080/01900690802153053] [10.1080/01900690802153053] [Scopus]
  • Siddiquee, N.A. (2008). Globalisation and transformation of public administration: the Malaysian experience. Journal of Comparative Asian Development, 7(1) pp. 1-26.
  • Siddiquee, N.A. and Mohamed, M.Z. (2007). Paradox of Public Sector Reforms in Malaysia: A Good Governance Perspective. Public Administration Quarterly, 31(3/4) pp. 284-312.
  • Siddiquee, N.A. (2007). Public service innovations, policy transfer and governance in the Asia-Pacific region: The Malaysian experience. Journal of Administration and Governance, 2(1) pp. 81-91.
    [Web Link]
  • Siddiquee, N.A. (2006). Public management reform in Malaysia: recent initiatives and experiences. International Journal of Public Sector Management, 19(4) pp. 339-358.
    [10.1108/09513550610669185] [10.1108/09513550610669185] [Scopus]
  • Siddiquee, N.A. (2006). Paradoxes of public accountability in Malaysia: control mechanisms and their limitations. International Public Management Review, 7(2) pp. 43-65.
    [Web Link]
  • Siddiquee, N.A. (2005). Public accountability in Malaysia: challenges and critical concerns. International Journal of Public Administration, 28(1) pp. 107-129.
    [10.1081/PAD-200044546]
  • Hossain, I. and Siddiquee, N.A. (2004). Islam in Bangladesh politics: the role of Ghulam Azam of Jamaat-I-Islami. Inter-Asia Cultural Studies, 5(3) pp. 384-399.
    [10.1080/1464937042000288688]
  • Siddiquee, N.A. (2003). Human resource management in Bangladesh Civil Service: constraints and contradictions. International Journal of Public Administration, 26(1) pp. 35-60.
    [10.1081/PAD-120018293]
  • Siddiquee, N.A. (2002). Administrative reforms in Malaysia: recent trends and developments. Asian Journal of Political Science, 17(3) pp. 105-130.
    [10.1080/02185370208434204]
  • Zafarullah, H. and Siddiquee, N.A. (2001). Dissecting Public Sector Corruption in Bangladesh: Issues and Problems of Control. Public Organization Review, 1(4) pp. 465-486.
    [10.1023/A:1013740000213]
  • Siddiquee, N. (2013). The Public Bureaucracy: An Analytical Overview. In N A Siddiquee, ed. Public Management and Governance in Malaysia: Trends and Transformations. Oxford, UK: Routledge, pp. 31-49.
    [Web Link]
  • Siddiquee, N. and Faroqi, M. (2013). E-Government in Bangladesh: Prospects and Challenges. In MM Islam & M Ehsan, ed. From Government to E-Governance: Public Administration in the Digital Age. Pennsylvania, US: IGI Global, pp. 217-232.
    [10.4018/978-1-4666-1909-8.ch013]
  • Siddiquee, N. and Faroqi, M. (2013). A Road Far Too Long? E-Government and the State of Service Delivery in Bangladesh. In EF Halpin, D Griffin, C Rankin, L Dissanayake & N Mahtab, ed. Digital Public Administration and E-Government in Developing Nations: Policy and Practice. Hershey PA, USA: Information Science Reference, pp. 206-223.
  • Siddiquee, N. (2013). Conclusion. In Noore Alam Siddiquee, ed. Public Management and Governance in Malaysia: Trends and Transformations. Oxford, UK: Routledge, pp. 254-258.
    [Web Link]
  • Siddiquee, N. (2013). Introduction. In N A Siddiquee, ed. Public Management and Governance in Malaysia: Trends and Transformations. Oxford, UK: Routledge, pp. 1-30.
    [Web Link]
  • Siddiquee, N. (2013). Managing Ethics: Drives for Fighting Corruption and Enhancing Integrity. In N A Siddiquee, ed. Public Management and Governance in Malaysia: Trends and Transformations. Oxford, UK: Routledge, pp. 179-198.
    [Web Link]
  • Siddiquee, N. (2013). e-Government in Bangladesh: The Dawn of Citizen-Centric Public Administration? In M Sabharwal & EM Berman, ed. Public Administration in South Asia: India, Bangladesh, and Pakistan. Boca Raton, USA: CRC Press, pp. 317-336.
    [Web Link]
  • Zafarullah, H. and Siddiquee, N. (2011). Transparency and Corruption in Southeast Asia. In Encyclopedia of Public Administration and Public Policy. London: Taylor & Francis, pp. 1955-1959.
  • Siddiquee, N. and Zafarullah, H. (2011). Malaysia. In Encyclopedia of Public Administration and Public Policy. London: Taylor & Francis, pp. 1189-1193.
  • Siddiquee, N. (2013). Editor. Noore Alam Siddiquee, ed. Public Management and Governance in Malaysia. Oxford, UK: Routledge.
    [Web Link]

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