School of Management and Public Administration
University of the South Pacific
Dr. Suwastika Naidu is a Lecturer at the University of the South Pacific, Suva, Fiji Islands. She is a multidisciplinary researcher who has specialized in two areas of study. These are (1) Management and Public Administration and (2) Econometrics and Policy Analysis. Management and Public Administration: Dr. Naidu has done her PhD thesis on human resource management analytics that involves testing the best human resource management model in the context of the Pacific Island Countries. She has published some high quality journal articles in the field of human resource management and small business development in the Pacific Island Countries. Her recent articles on human resource management and small business development in the Pacific are published in the Personnel Review and Social Indicators Research. Her areas of research interest include operations management, finance, supply chain management, value chain analysis and human resource management. Econometrics and Policy Analysis: Dr. Naidu has a Bachelor of Arts degree specializing in Banking and Finance. She has completed her Postgraduate Diploma in Economics from the University of the South Pacific. Currently, she is pursuing her Master of Science in Finance (Economic Policy) from the University of London, SOAS, CEFIMS (2015-current). Her MSc in Finance specializing in economic policy is expected to be completed by next year. She has published a number of journal articles in econometrics. Some of her highlighted journal articles in econometrics are published in Tourism Analysis (year 2017) and Social Indicators Research (year 2016). All of these are her single author work. Her econometrics work on telemedicine system in the Pacific Island Countries won her the Global Emerald Award for publishing the high quality paper for the Asia-Pacific Journal of Business Administration www.emeraldgrouppublishing.com/authors/literati/. She has also done consultancy work for many NGO’s and public sector organizations in the Pacific Island Countries.
Management and Public Administration