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Paul Balwant

  • PhD, MSc, BSc Management
  • Lecturer
  • UWI-Roytec
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Recent publications

  • Transformational instructor-leadership and academic performance: a moderated mediation model of student engagement and structural distance

    • Balwant P
    • Birdi K
    • Stephan U
    • et al.
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  • Socio-demographic predictors of secondary school teacher absenteeism in Trinidad

    • Balwant P

Professional experience



June 2017 - Present


The University of the West Indies

September 2015 - Present


University of Sheffield

April 2011 - December 2012(2 years)

Course Coordinator

The University of the West Indies Open Campus

July 2010 - August 2010(2 months)


UWI School of Business and Applied Studies (ROYTEC)

January 2009 - December 2009(a year)


Business Strategies Ltd.

January 2008 - December 2008(a year)

Secondary School Teacher

Bishop's Centenary College

October 2001 - May 2002(8 months)


PhD Management

University of Sheffield

October 2011 - April 2016(5 years)

MSc Management Studies (Distinction)

The University of the West Indies

September 2005 - June 2007(2 years)

BSc Management Studies (First Class Honors)

The University of the West Indies

September 2002 - June 2005(3 years)

Research interests

Sexual harassmentAbsenteeismDestructive leadershipTransformational leadershipBurnoutEngagementLeadership


Paul Balwant is currently a Lecturer at the Management Studies department at The University of the West Indies, St. Augustine, Trinidad. Paul's research interests include leadership, engagement, and absenteeism. One of Paul's papers titled 'Practice What You Preach: Instructors as Transformational Leaders in Higher Education Classrooms' won the Best Paper in Management Education at the 2014 Academy of Management Meeting.


Co-authors (3)

  • Ciara Kelly
  • Andreana Drencheva
  • Julia Fernando
  • Stephen McGlynn
  • sheffield research
  • Ute Stephan