Dr. Aqeel Ahmad

Dr. Aqeel Ahmad

Dr. Aqeel Ahmad

Associate Professor

aqeel.a@ucp.edu.pk
0300-451-8489

Dr. Aqeel Ahmad has a PhD and MS degree from University Utara Malaysia, which is AACSB Accredited University. He is presently working as Associate Professor and Head, Post Graduate Programs in Faculty of Management Studies at University of Central Punjab (UCP), Lahore (Pakistan).  He has around 30 years of teaching, research, training and administrative experience.  He has been achieved the ‘academic leadership award’ in 2016 to fulfilling the academics, administrative and managerial roles with dedication and outstanding commitment. Dr. Ahmad’s teaching, research, training, consulting and learning interests include the areas of Organizational Behavior, Leadership, Career & Personality Development, Knowledge Management and Human Resource Management.  He has successfully supervised MS and PhD dissertations in different universities of Pakistan.  He has also been appointed as member of the Editorial Board and Reviewer of different national and international journals in Pakistan, Malaysia, Spain, Indonesia and USA.

PhD HRMUniversity Utara Malaysia2014
Masters HRMUniversity Utara Malaysia2006
MBA FinanceHamdard University (Pakistan2001
B. Com Commerce University of the Punjab, (Pakistan)1991
Associate Professor University of Central Punjab2016 to date
Associate Professor and Head, Department of Business Administration Lahore Leads University, Lahore (Pakistan)2014 to 2016
Assistant Professor COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Abbottabad (Pakistan)2013 - 2014
Lecturer University of Management and Technology, Lahore (Pakistan)2007 to 2013
Senior Research Associate University of Management and Technology, Lahore (Pakistan) 2006 – 2006
Head, Academic Support Unit University of Management and Technology, Lahore (Pakistan)2003 – 2004
Assistant Manager Academics University of Management and Technology, Lahore (Pakistan)2002 – 2003
Coordinator, Dean (School of Business and Economics)University of Management and Technology, Lahore (Pakistan)2000 – 2002
Visiting Faculty MembersGovernment University of Gujrat2006 - 2007
1Fareed, M., Ahmad, A., Saoula, O, Salleh, S. S. M. M. (2020). High Performance Work System and Human Resource Professionals’ Effectiveness: A Lesson from Techno-based Firms of Pakistan, International Journal of Innovation, Creativity and Change, Vol.13, Issue 4. SCOPUS: (HEC Recognized ‘W’)
2Ahmad, M. I. Ahmad, A. & Riaz, R. (2020). Utilization of knowledge management process (KMP) model to predict job performance in higher education sector of Pakistan. Paradigms, 14(1), 148-152. (HEC Recognized ‘Y’)
3Khurshid, A. and Ahmad, A. (2020). Turning suppliers into sustainable agents of the firm, Paradigms, Vol. SI, 47-51. (HEC Recognized ‘Y’)
4Fatima, S, and Ahmad, A. (2020). An Assessment of Service Quality in Private Higher Education Sector with Respect to Student’ Perception. International Journal of Psychosocial Rehabilitation, Vol. 24, Issue 08, 386-403. SCOPUS: (HEC Recognized ‘Y’)
5Saleem, I., Sddique, I., & Ahmad, A. (2020). An extension of the Socioemotional wealth An Insights from an Asian sample. Journal of Family Business Management. Accepted, (Emerging ISI). DOI: https://doi.org/10.1108/JFBM-04-2019-0022
6Fahim, F. Khan, N. R. Ahmad, A. Ali, A. (2019). Green Human Resource Management and Firm’s Environmental Performance: Mediating role of Employee Commitment, Green Involvement and Eco-Friendly Behavior. Paradigms, Vol. 13, Issue 2, 18-25. (HEC Recognized ‘Y’)
7Ahmad, A. Zafar, J., Hafeez, H. M., Aamir, M, (2019). Measuring the Influence of HR Professionals’ Competencies and Effectiveness. Pakistan Journal of Social Sciences, Vol. 39, Issue 2, 602-613. (HEC Recognized ‘Y’)
8Siddique, I. Saleem, I, Ahmad, A, (2019). When does affiliate directors matter more for family firms?, Paradigms, Vol. 13, No.1, 12-18. (HEC Recognized ‘Y’)
9Hameed, W, Altaf, M., Ahmad, A, (2019). Open Innovation Challenges: Empirical Evidence from Malaysian Small And Medium Sized Enterprises (SME’s), Journal of Management Research, Vol. 6 Issue 1, 28-53. (HEC Recognized ‘Z’)
10Fatima, S, Ahmad, A, Fatims, S, and Fatima, N, (2019). Role of Students’ Expectations and Service Quality in Higher Education Institutions of Pakistan. Journal of Management Research, Vol. 5 Issue 2, 47-68. (HEC Recognized ‘Z’)
11Zafar, J., Ahmad, A., Jabbar, A., (2018). Relationship between Perceived Employability and Subjective Career Success: Evidence from Private Sector Academics of Pakistan, Journal of Business Strategies, Vol. 12 Issue 1, 131-140. (HEC Recognized ‘Z’)
12Nadeem, K. Ahmad, A., (2018), Impact of Work Environment Factors on Employee Performance; Empirical Evidence from Manufacturing Industry of Lahore, Journal of Managerial Sciences, Vol X1 No. 03.421-436. (HEC Recognized ‘Y’)
13Islam, A, Farooq, M, Ahmad, A., (2017). Factors Affecting Liquidity Position on Islamic Banks, City University Journal, Special Issue: AIC, Malaysia, 27-36. (HEC Recognized ‘Y’)
14Ahmad, A., Tayyab, M. (2017). Impact of HRM on Organizational Performance of SME Sector in Pakistan. Abasyn Journal of Social Sciences – Special Issue AIC 2017, 166-175. (HEC Recognized ‘X’)
15Ahmad, A., Din. M. (2017). HR Professionals’ Effectiveness and Competencies in Telecom Sector of Pakistan. Abasyn Journal of Social Sciences-Special Issue AIC 2017, 178-186. (HEC Recognized ‘X’)
16Ahmad, A., Jabbar, A. Zafar, J. (2017). The Moderating Effect of Organizational Support on Employee Motivation and Knowledge Transfer in Private Hospital of Lahore (Pakistan). Abasyn Journal of Social Sciences-Special Issue AIC 2017, 187-197. (HEC Recognized ‘X’)
17Asif, M., Ahmad, A. (2017). Stock Return Determinants Impact on Organizational Performance, Abasyn Journal of Social Sciences. Abasyn Journal of Social Sciences-Special Issue AIC 2017, 199-211. (HEC Recognized ‘X’)
18Fareed, M., Isa, M. F. M., Ahmad, A., Laeeq, H. (2016). Performance Management System (PMS) as a predictor of employee performance of Private Bank Managers in (Pakistan). The Social Sciences, Vol. 11 Issue 20, 5035-5042
19Ahmad, A., Afgan, S. (2016). The Relationship of Job Stress and Turnover Intention in Commercial Banks of Pakistan by Assessing the Mediating Role of Burnout. Journal of Business Strategies, Vol. 10 Issue 1, 1-23. (HEC Recognized ‘Z’)
20Zainab, I., Ahmad, A., Qureshi, I. (2016). Impact of Transformational Leadership on Organizational Performance: A Case Study of Banking Sector of Pakistan. Business Review Vol. 11 No. 2, 16-32. (HEC Recognized ‘X’)
21Zaman, K., Ahmad, A., Hamzah, T, A. A. T., Yusoff, M. M. (2016). Environmental Factors Affecting Health Indicators in Sub-Saharan African Countries: Health is Wealth. Social Indicator Research, DOI 10.1007/s11205-015-1100-9, Springer. (IF: 1.743)
22Khan, F., Rasli, A.M., Yusoff, R.M. Ahmad, A. (2015). Do Demographic make a Difference to Job Burnout among University Academicians? International Journal of Economics and Financial Issues. Vol. 5 (Special Issue), 229-237.
23Farzeen, M. Ahmad, A., Anwar, N. (2015). Relationship among Job satisfaction, attitude towards works, And Organizational Commitment, Journal of Management Info, Vol. 5 No. 1. 84-96.
24Ahmad, A., Younis, S. & Ahmad, N. Anwar, N. (2015). Critical Factors Influencing the Project Success in Pakistan. Mediterrane Journal of Social Sciences, Vol. 6 No. 3. 815-822. (HEC Y Category?)
25Khan, N. U., Qureshi, M. I., Rasli, A. M., Ahmad, A. (2015). The Impact of Multiple Organizational Climates on Performance of Public Sector Organizations: Evidences from Pakistan. International Journal of Economics and Financial Issues. Vol. 5 (Special Issue), 276-282.
26Ahmad, A. Salam, S. (2015). Project Managers' Effectiveness in the Telecom Industry of Pakistan, Science International Journal. Vol. 27. No. 1, 475-478. (HEC Recognized ‘Y’, until 30-09-2016).
27Ahmad, A. Kausar, A. R. Azhar, S. M. (2015). HR Professionals’ Effectiveness and Competencies: A Perceptual Study in the Banking Sector of Pakistan. International Journal of Business and Society, Vol. 16 No. 2. 201-220. (Emerging ISI)
28Ahmad, A. Younis, S. (2014). Preliminary Study of the Impact of Critical Success Factors on Project Success in Pakistan. Journal of Management Info, Vol. 4 No. 1, 24-34.
29Ahmad, A. Ahmad, N. Nadeem, M, (2014). The Study of Brand Credibility and Brand Awareness as Positive Predictors for Brand Loyalty. Arabian Journal of Business and Management Review (Nigerian Chapter) Vol. 2, No. 12, p-22-28.
30Ahmad, A. Shairf, M. Y., Kausar, A. R. (2014). HR Professionals’ Competencies and Performance in the Banking Sector of Pakistan. World Applied Science Journal, Vol. 31 No. 12, p-2001-2009.
31Ahmad, A. Shairf, M. Y., Kausar, A. R. (2013). A Comparative Study of the HR Professionals’ Effectiveness in the Banking Sector of Pakistan. Business Review, Research Journal of Institute of Business Administration, Vol.8 No. 2, 98-115. (HEC Recognized ‘X’)
32Ahmad, A. Shairf, M. Y., Kausar, A. R. (2012). An Empirical Study of the HR professionals’ Effectiveness in the Largest Privatized Bank in Pakistan. Terengganu International Management and Business Journal, Vol. 2 No. 2, p-1-10.
33Ahmad, A., Kausar, A. R., Ayub, U., Shairf, M. Y. (2011). HR Professionals’ Effectiveness in a Knowledge-Based Organization at Lahore. Journal of Asia Pacific Innovation & Technology Management, Vol.1 No.3, p-74-85.
34Sharif, M. Y., Ahmad, A., Kausar, A. R. (2011). A Comparative Study on the Effectiveness of Human Resource Professionals in Pakistan and Malaysia. IBIMA Business Review, USA, ID 728528. (SCOPUS)
35Sharif, M. Y., Ahmad, A. (2009). HR Professional Effectiveness in a Knowledge-based organization: A Malaysian Case. International Journal of Knowledge Culture and Change Management, Vol 8, No. 12, p-13-28. (SCOPUS)

BOOK AND BOOK CHAPTERS

1Title: Effectiveness of HRP. (ISBN 978-3-959-76459-2) LAMBERT Academic Publishing, Germany, (2015).
2Sharif, M. Y., Ahmad, A. (2011). Case Study ‘Organizational Culture, Learning and Knowledge Management’. “Effective HR Professional and Knowledge Management in Malaysia”. By Common Ground Publishing, Illinois, USA, p-491-516.
3Sharif, M. Y., Ahmad, A. (2010). Train the next generation of Knowledge Workers. “HR Professional Effectiveness in a Knowledge-based organization”. By Common Ground Publishing, Australia, p-299-322.

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS / PAPERS

1Ahmad, M. I, Ahmad, A. Raiz, R. (2020), Utilization of Knowledge Management Process Model to Predict Job Performance in Higher Education Sector of Pakistan. 6th International Conference on Contemporary Issues in Business Management, February 06-07, 2020, UCP Business School, University of Central Punjab, Lahore.
2Khan, M. K, Ahmad, A., (2020), Utilization of Recourses in Emerging Markets (Review of RBV, DC, & RDT), 6th International Conference on Contemporary Issues in Business Management, February 06-07, 2020, UCP Business School, University of Central Punjab, Lahore.
3Khurshid, A., Ahmad, A., (2020), Turning Suppliers into Sustainable Agents of the firm, 6th International Conference on Contemporary Issues in Business Management, February 06-07, 2020, AUCP Business School, University of Central Punjab, Lahore.
4Nadeem, K., Ahmad, A., (2017), Impact of Work Environment Factors on Employee Performance; Empirical Evidence from Manufacturing Industry of Lahore, 3rd Asia International Conference, December 9-10, 2017, ASIA International Conference, UTM, Malaysia
5Fareed, M., Ahmad, A., Salleh, S. S. M. M. (2017), Determining factors of Human Resource Professionals’ Effectiveness: Qualitative Evidence from Pakistan’s Telecom Sector, 3rd Asia International Conference, December 9-10, 2017, ASIA International Conference, UTM, Malaysia.
6Top Management’s Misperception over OSH-HRM Functions in Manufacturing Firms in Malaysia, Pakistan and Bangladesh, 4th Conference on Business Management, Gurney Resort Hotel and Residences, Penang on 29th – 30th October, 2017.
7Din, M, Ahmad, A. (2016). HR professionals’ Effectiveness and Competencies in Telecom Sector of Pakistan. ASIA International Conference, December 10-11, 2016, ASIA International Conference, UTM, Malaysia.
8Jabbar, A. Ahmad, A. (2016). The Moderating Effect of Organizational Support on Employee Motivation and knowledge transfer in private hospitals of Lahore (Pakistan). ASIA International Conference, December 10-11, 2016, ASIA International Conference, UTM, Malaysia.
9Tayyab, M., Ahmad, A. (2016). Impact of HRM on Organizational Performance of SME Pakistan. ASIA International Conference, December 10-11, 2016, ASIA International Conference, UTM, Malaysia.
10Islam, A. Ahmad, A, Arshad, N., (2016). Factor Affecting Liquidity Position of Islamic Banks. ASIA International Conference, December 10-11, 2016, ASIA International Conference, UTM, Malaysia.
11Asif, M., Ahmad, A. (2016). Stock Return Determinants Impact on Organizational Performance. ASIA International Conference, December 10-11, 2016, ASIA International Conference, UTM, Malaysia.
12Din, M, Ahmad, A. (2016). The comparative study of HR professionals’ competencies and effectiveness in Telecom Sector of Pakistan. International Conference on Business and Management Perspectives in the Asian Context: Challenges and Prospects, October, 20-22, 2016 at University of Lahore.
13Jabbar, A. Ahmad, A. (2016). The effect of employees’ motivation on knowledge transfer in private hospitals of Lahore (Pakistan). International Conference on Business and Management Perspectives in the Asian Context: Challenges and Prospects, October, 20-22, 2016 at University of Lahore.
14Tayyab, M., Ahmad, A. (2016). Impact of HRM Practices on Perceived Organizational Performance of SME Sector of Pakistan. ). International Conference on Business and Management Perspectives in the Asian Context: Challenges and Prospects, October, 20-22, 2016 at University of Lahore.
15Hassan, R. S, Ahmad, A., Saleem, F., Nawaz, A. (2016). Assisting Policy Framework in Banking Sector: Examining the Key Dynamics of Infrastructure and Insurance Visa-Vis Risk of Consumer Loans. 1st International Management and Applied Sciences Conference, 3 – 4 February 2016, Lahore.
16Ahmad, A. Sharif, M. Y., Kausar, A. R. (2013). HR professionals’ effectiveness: A study in the banking sector of Pakistan. 5th South Asian International Conference (SAICON) 2013 at Pearl Continental Bhurban Murree, Pakistan.
17Ahmad, A. Sharif, M. Y., Kausar, A. R. (2012). An Empirical Study of the HR professionals’ effectiveness at the large privatized bank in Pakistan. Terengganu International Business & Economics Conference (TiBEC) 2012 at Terengganu, Malaysia.
18Ahmad, A. Sharif, M. Y., Kausar, A. R. (2012). Preliminary Study of the Moderating Effect of Organizational Support on the Relationship between HR Competencies, HR Willingness and HR Professionals’ Effectiveness Link: A Study of Line Managers in Banking Sector of Pakistan. Proceedings the 2nd International Conference of Business Innovation at Lahore, (Pakistan), (ISBN: 978-696-9368-06-6).
19Ahmad, A. Sharif, M. Y., Kausar, A. R (2011). HR Professionals’ Effectiveness in a Knowledge Based Organization at Lahore. The International Conference on Asia Pacific Business Innovation & Technology Management (APBITM) at Bali (Indonesia).
20Sharif, M. Y., Ahmad, A., Kausar, A. R. (2010). HR Professionals’ Effectiveness in Two Knowledge-Based Organizations: A Comparative Study in Pakistan and Malaysia. 15th International Conference on International Business Information Management Association (IBIMA) at Cairo (Egypt).
21Ahmad, A., Sharif, M. Y., Kausar, A. R. (2008). Effectiveness of HR Professional in knowledge-based organization. 1st. International Conference on Social Sciences and Humanities (ICoSSH 08), at Penang Malaysia.
22Kausar, A. R., Ahmad, A. (2006). Enhancing Organizational Performance through KM-Oriented HR Systems: New Role and New Challenges for Strategic HRM. 10th International Convention on Quality Improvement (ICQI) at PCSIR Auditorium, Lahore.
23Kausar, A. R., Ahmad, A. , Paul, D. (2005). The Impact of Culture on Knowledge Innovation. 7th International Research Conference on Quality, Innovation and Knowledge Management at Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
24Kausar, A. R., Ahmad, A. (2003). PAKIDS – A Model for Knowledge Innovation. 7th - Arabian Society for Human Resource Management (ASHRM) International Conference, Dubai on (2003).

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