University of Macau, Faculty of Business Administration
Dr. Zenon Arthur Siloran UDANI2018-08-30T10:23:32+00:00

Dr. Zenon Arthur S. UDANI

Assistant Professor in Management
Associate Head of Department of Management and Marketing

Faculty of Business Administration
University of Macau, E22
Avenida da Universidade, Taipa, Macau, China

Contact Information

Room: E22-2074
Telephone: (853) 8822-4655
E-mail: zudani
  • Ph.D. in Education, University of Navarra, Pamplona, Spain
  • M.B.A. in Management, University of the Philippines , Philippines
  • B.S. in Business Economics, University of the Philippines, Philippines
  • Teaching Fellow, Honours College, University of Macau (2009 – Present) http://www.umac.mo/hc/fellows.html
  • Head of the Department of Management & Marketing (2006-2007), FBA, University of Macau
  • Coordinator of the Management Program (2005-2007), FBA, University of Macau
  • Assistant Professor, University of Asia & the Pacific
  • Assistant Director, Institute for Ethics & Excellence in Enterprise, University of Asia & the Pacific
  • Head, HRD Forum, Meralco Foundation, Inc.
  • Undergraduate Courses
    • Development of Leadership Skills (Honours College) (HONR 202)
    • Principles to Business Management (MGMT 110)
    • Training & Development (MGMT 481 * MGMT4009)
    • Leadership (MGMT 489)
    • Human Resource Management (MGMT 332)
  • Gratitude and Grateful Leadership
  • Humanistic Marketing
  • Management & Workplace Spirituality
  • Training & Development/ Workplace Learning & Performance
  • Servant Leadership
  • Regional Human Resource Development Policy & Strategy
  • Business Ethics & Virtue Ethics
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Gratitude as a Key to Enhancing Interpersonal Relations & Workplace Performance – funded by the Research Committee of the University of Macau, 2015-2016, Principal Investigator
  • Regional Human Resource Development Policies & Strategies for Macao: Nurturing Local Talents & Enhancing Business, funded by the UM Research Committee, 2011-2012, Principal Investigator
  • The Virtues and Behavior of a Servant Leader: the Compelling Case of Corazon C. Aquino, funded by the Research Committee of the University of Macau, 2009-2010, Principal Investigator
  • Public Service Values in Macau – funded by the UM Research Committee, 2005, Principal Investigator
  • Continuing Professional Education – funded by the Philippine APEC Study Center Network, 2000, Principal Investigator
  1. Udani, Z.A.S. and Lorenzo-Molo, C.F. (2016) “The Utility of Virtue: Management Spirituality and Ethics for a Secular Business World”, Asian Journal of Business Ethics, DOI 10.1007/s13520-016-0067-1.
  2. Udani, Z.A.S., Cuervo, J.C. and Rayo, E.A. (2015) “Critical Challenges of Human Resource Development in Macao”, International Journal of Employment Studies, 23(2), ISSN 1093-6993.
  3. Udani, Z.A.S. & Udani, D.S. (2012) “Exploring an Integral Framework on Continuing Professional Education”, Euro Asia Journal of Management, Issue 41, Vol. 22, No.1/2, pp.101-116.
  4. Udani, Z.A.S. & Lorenzo-Molo, C.(2012) “When Servant Becomes Leader: The Corazon C. Aquino Success Story as a Beacon for Business Leaders”, Journal of Business Ethics, DOI 10.1007/s10551-012-1449-5.
  5. Lorenzo-Molo, C. & Udani, Z.A.S.(2012) “Bringing Back the Essence of the ‘S’ and ‘R’ to CSR: Understanding the Limitations of the Merchant Trade and the White Man’s Burden”, Journal of Business Ethics, DOI 10.1007/s10551-012-1513-1.
  6. Udani, Z.A.S. (2012) “International Briefing 26: Training and Development in the Philippines”, International Journal of Training and Development, Blackwell Publishing.
  7. Udani, Z.A.S. (2011) “Values in HRD”, in B.M.Villegas “The Book of Virtues and Values”, (3rd Ed.), CRC Foundation, Philippines.
  8. Lei, W., Udani Z.A.S. & Arches, A. (2011) “Social Adjustment of Expatriates in Macau: Evidence from the Gaming Industry”, Euro Asia Journal of Management, Issue 40, Vol. 21, No.1/2, pp.3-23.
  9. Dores, V.J. and Udani, Z.A.S. (2010) “Training & Development Needs in Macau’s Hotel Industry”, Euro Asia Journal of Management.Issue 38, Vol. 20, No.1, pp.71-84.
  10. Udani, Z.A.S. (2009) “International Briefing 21: Training and Development in Macao”, International Journal of Training and Development,Vol.13, No.4, pp. 280-296.
  11. Au Ieong, U.N. and Udani, Z.A.S. (2008) “Employee Loyalty: Lessons from a Non-gaming Multinational Company in Macau”, Euro Asia Journal of Management, Issue 36, Vol. 18, No.2, pp.123-132.
  12. Udani, D.S. & Udani, Z.A.S. (2008) “The Integration of Academics and Character Development: Lessons from the Woodrose School Curriculum”. The International Journal of Learning, Vol.15, No.1, pp.95-121.
  13. Udani, Z.A.S. and Cuervo, J.C. (2007) “An Exploratory Study on Public Service Values in Macau”, Euro Asia Journal of Management, Issue 34, Vol. 17, No.2, pp.151-166.
  14. Udani, Z.A.S. (2003) Continuing Professional Education, Chapter 3 in the book Education & Globalization, Philippine APEC Study Center.
  15. Udani, Z.A.S. (1995) Investing in People: Reflections on Values & Virtue-Friendly Enterprises, Institute for Ethics & Excellence in Enterprise, UA&P.
  1. Udani, Z.A.S. (2017) Gratitude Matters: Energize Your Life With Thankfulness. Amazon Kindle Edition. Amazon Digital Services LLC. ASIN:B076F39DVC.
  1. Udani, Z.A.S. & Udani, D. (2018) “Grateful Leadership and Workplace Spirituality”. Global HRM Symposium, June 20-21, Riverside, CA, USA.
  2. Li, M. & Udani, Z.A.S. (2017) “The Role of Gratitude in Workplace Performance and Relationships: Evidence from a Three-Star Hotel in Macau”. 2017 AHRD International Research Conference in the Americas, March 2-4, San Antonio, Texas.
  3. Udani, Z.A.S. & He, Cencen (2016) “Exploring the Role of Gratitude in Macau’s Retail Organizations”. Asia Academy of Management Regional Symposium, August 26-27, Curtin University, Australia.
  4. Udani, Z.A.S. & Clarus, J.C. (2015) “Grateful People Are Good for Business: Exploring the Role of Gratitude among Accounting Professionals”. AIB-ANZ Symposium Paper Development Workshop, November 20-21, Queensland University of Technology Business School, Brisbane, Austrlatia.
  5. Udani, Z.A.S. & Lorenzo-Molo, C.(2013) “Virtue as the Benchmark for Spirituality: Management Lessons from Asia’s First Woman President”. Academy of Management Meeting, August 9-13, in Lake Buena Vista (Orlando), Florida, USA.
  6. Udani, Z.A.S.(2012) “Human Resource Development in Macao: Exploring Regional Policy and Strategy”. Academy of International Business Northeast USA Annual Conference, Fairfield, CT, USA.
  7. Udani, Z.A.S. & Lorenzo-Molo, C. (2011) “Servant Leadership as a Paragon for Business”. Academy of International Business Southeast USA Annual Conference, Orlando, Florida, USA.
  8. Lei, W., Udani, Z.A.S. & Arches, A.(2011) “Expatriate Adjustment in Macau’s Gaming Industry”.Academy of International Business Southeast Asia Regional Conference, Taipei, Taiwan.
  9. Dores, V.J. and Udani, Z.A.S. (2009) “Training and Development in Macau’s Hotel Industry: Current Needs and Prospects”. Academy of International Business Southeast Asia Regional Conference, 3-5 December, Hong Kong, China.
  10. Udani, Z.A.S. (2009) “Continuing Professional Education: Exploring an Integral Framework on People Development”. The 15th IIRA World Congress 2009, 24-27 August, Sydney Convention & Exhibition Centre, Australia.
  11. Udani, Z.A.S. (2008) “Ethics & Continuing Professional Education: Towards an Integral Framework on Human Resource Development”. The 15th Annual International Conference Promoting Business Ethics, 22-24 October 24, St. John’s University, Manhattan Campus, USA.
  12. Udani, D.S. & Udani, Z.A.S. (2008) “The Integration of Academics and Character Development”. The 15th International Conference on Learning, University of Illinois, Chicago, June 3-6.
  13. Au Ieong,U.N. & Udani, Z.A.S. (2007) “Employee Loyalty: Lessons from a Non-gaming Multinational Company in Macau”. AIB Southeast Asia Regional Conference, Hangzhou, 6-8 December, China.
  14. Udani, Z.A.S. & Cuervo, J.C. (2006) “The Strategic Intent of Being Ethical: Toward the Virtue-Friendly Enterprise”. The 14th International Symposium on Business, Ethics and Society, Theme: Toward a Comprehensive Integration of Ethics into Management: Problems and Prospects. The IESE Business School, University of Navarra, Barcelona, Spain.
  15. Udani, Z.A.S. & D. Udani (2006) “Values-based Ethics Programs: The Natural Role of HRD”. The World Business Ethics Forum: Does East Meet West?. Hong Kong and Macau. 1-3 November 2006.
  16. Udani,Z.A.S. (2005) “The Essential Features of a Values Formation Program for Business Enterprises”. The 4th Asian Conference of the Academy of HRD: Human Resources Development in Asia: Innovation, Integration, Globalization. 3-6 December.Taipei.
  17. Udani, Z.A.S. (2004) “Continuing Professional Education: Training and Developing Filipino Professionals Amid Globalization”. The 3rd Asian Human Resource Development International Conference, Seoul, South Korea.
  1. Grateful Leadership & Workplace Spirituality
  2. Role of Gratitude in Workplace Performance
  3. Humanistic Marketing
  1. Udani, Z.A.S. (2012) “Macau: Taking Care of the Elderly a Priority”, Macau Business Daily. November.
  2. Udani, Z.A.S. (2012) “Smile and the World Smiles”, Macau Business Daily. October.
  3. Udani, Z.A.S. (2012) “The Roots of Corruption”, Macau Business Daily. September.
  4. Udani, Z.A.S. (2012) “Filipino Workers can Help Bring OUt the Best in Macau”, Macau Business Daily. August.
  5. Udani, Z.A.S. (2012) “Try Investing in People”, Macau Business Daily. July.
  • Asia Academy of Management
  • Academy of International Business