Dr. Aqeel Ahmed

Dr. Aqeel Ahmed

Associate Professor

Faculty Of UCP Business School

Dr. Aqeel Ahamd has a PhD and MS degree from University Utara Malaysia. He has more than 25 years of professional experience and he is HEC approved PhD supervisor since 2015. Dr. Ahmad’s teaching, training, consulting and learning interests include the areas of Organizational Behavior, Leadership, Career & Personality Development, Knowledge Management and Human Capital Development. He has successfully supervised more than dozens of MS dissertations in different universities of Pakistan. He has also been appointed as member of the Editorial Board and Reviewer of different international journals in Malaysia, Spain, Indonesia and USA.

  • Performance Management and Motivation
  • Business Research Methodology

Objective

To serve an academic institution, which will provide me a platform to grow and use my competencies to the maximum and where I can deliver valuable, practical and professional expertise in team oriented environment.

Research Interest

Human Resource Management

Education

PhD (HRM)

University Utara Malaysia, (Malaysia) (2013)

Master of Human Resource Management

University Utara Malaysia, (Malaysia) (2005)

Master of Business Administration

Hamdard University, (Pakistan) (2001)

Bachelor of Commerce

University of the Punjab, (Pakistan) (1991)

Research

Ph.D. Thesis Research
“The Moderating Effect of Organizational Support on the Relationship between Social Competencies, Technical Competencies, Willingness and HR Professionals’ Effectiveness Link”: A Study of Bank Managers in Pakistan.
Masters Thesis Research
“Effectiveness of Human Resource Professional in Managing the Knowledge Workers:  A case study of Multimedia University, Malaysia”.

Publications

PEER-REVIEWED JOURNAL ARTICLES (IN PROGRESS)

  • Ahmad, A., Tayyab, M. (2017).  Impact of HRM on Organizational Performance of SME Sector in Pakistan. City University Research Journal.
  • Ahmad, A., Din. M. (2017).  HR Professionals’ Effectiveness and Competencies in Telecom Sector of Pakistan. Abasyn Journal of Social Sciences.
  • Ahmad, A., Jabbar, A. (2017).  The Moderating Effect of Organizational Support on Employee Motivation and Knowledge Transfer in Private Hospital of Lahore (Pakistann). City University Research Journal.
  • Asif, M., Ahmad, A. (2017).  Stock Return Determinants Impact on Organizational Performance, Abasyn Journal of Social Sciences.
  • Islam, A, Farooq, M, Arshed, N. Ahmad, A., (2017).  Factors Affecting Liqudity Position on Islamic Banks, Abasyn Journal of Social Sciences.
  • Hassan, R. S., Ahmad, A., (2016). Exploring the imperatives of public policy; Analyzing the inference of interest rate and repayment capacity has a risk to consumer loan, Journal of Business Economics.
  • Hassan, R. S., Mubin, S., Nauman, S. Ahmad, A., (2016). Facilitating National Economic Dynamics through effective project management.  Cataloguing Related Components of Unnecessary Time Extensions affecting Good Governance, Journal of Business Economics.
  • Ahmad, A. Sharif, M. Y., Kausar, A. R. (2016). Professional Competencies and HR Management as Resource-Based View perspective. Journal of Chinese Human Resource Management.
  • Ahmad, A. Sharif, M. Y., Kausar, A. R. (2016). Measuring the Influence of HR Professionals’ Competencies and Effectiveness. Pakistan Journal of Social Sciences.
  • Asghar, S. and Ahmad, A. (2016).  Mediating effect of Social Interaction on Organizational Climate, Organizational Structure and Knowledge Management in Pakistani Higher Education Institutions. Science International,

PEER-REVIEWED JOURNAL ARTICLES

  • Fareed, 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
  • Ahmad, 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.
  • Zainab, 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. 1
  • Zaman, K., Ahmad, A., Hamzah, T, A. A. T., Yusoff, M. M. (2015). Environmental Factors Affecting Health Indicators in Sub-Saharan African Countries: Health is Wealth. Social Indicator Research,  DOI 10.1007/s11205-015-1100-9, Springer .
  • Khan, 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.
  • Farzeen, 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.
  • Ahmad, 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.
  • Khan, 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.
  • Ahmad, A. Salam, S. (2015). Project Managers’ Effectiveness in the Telecom Industry of Pakistan, Science International Journal. Vol. 27. No. 1, 475-478.
  • Ahmad, 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.
  • Ahmad, 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.
  • Ahmad, 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.
  • Ahmad, 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.
  • Ahmad, 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.
  • Ahmad, 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.
  • Ahmad, 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.
  • Sharif, 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.
  • Sharif, 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.

BOOK AND BOOK CHAPTERS

  • Title: Effectiveness of HRP. (ISBN 978-3-959-76459-2) LAMBERT Academic Publishing, Germany, (2015).
  • Sharif, 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.
  • Sharif, 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.

PEER-REVIEWED CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS / PAPERS

  • Din, 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.
  • Jabbar, 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.
  • Tayyab, 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.
  • Islam, 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.
  • Asif, M., Ahmad, A. (2016).  Stock Return Determinants Impact on Organizational Performance.  ASIA International Conference, December 10-11, 2016, ASIA International Conference, UTM, Malaysia.
  • Din, 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.
  • Jabbar, 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.
  • Tayyab, 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.
  • Hassan, 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.
  • Ahmad, A. Sharif, M. Y., Kausar, A. R. (2013).  HR professionals’ effectiveness: A study in the banking sector of Pakistan.  5thSouth Asian International Conference (SAICON) 2013 at Pearl Continental Bhurban Murree, Pakistan.
  • Ahmad, 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.
  • Ahmad, 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).
  • Ahmad, 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).
  • Sharif, 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).
  • Ahmad, 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.
  • Kausar, 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.
  • Kausar, 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.
  • Kausar, A. R., Ahmad, A. (2003). PAKIDS – A Model for Knowledge Innovation. 7th – Arabian Society for Human Resource Management (ASHRM) International Conference, Dubai on (2003).

Thesis Supervision
As a Supervisor
13 MS Students (3 in progress)
Service To Academic Profession
University Academic Services (For MS / PhD Classes)
Course Coordinator, Knowledge Management and Information Science 2012-2013
Course Coordinator, Human and Self Behavior 2011-2012

International Conferences

As a Reviewer and Editorial Board:

  • Scientific Committee member and reviewer 4th International Conference on Contemporary Issues in Business Management (ICIBM 2017), March 21-22, 2017, in University of Central Punjab, Lahore.
  • Selected as a Technical Committee member and reviewer 4th International Conference on Advances and Management Sciences (ICAMS 2017), February 12-14, 2017, in Barcelona, Spain.
  • Member of the Editorial Board, 2nd Asia International Conference 2016, 10th – 11th December, 2016 at Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Malaysia.
  • Guest Reviewer Gadjah Mada International Journal of Business, Indonesia, September, 2016
  • Guest Reviewer Gadjah Mada International Journal of Business, Indonesia, September, 2015
  • Southern Management Association Hyatt Regency, Savannah, Georgia November, 2014.
  • 5th South Asian International Conference (SAICON 2013), December 4-6. Bhurban, Muree, Pakistan.
  • Southern Management Association 2013 Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.
  • 2nd International Conference of Business Management 2012 (ICoBM, 2012) March, 28 29, 2012, Lahore, Pakistan.
  • Member of the Editorial Board (Journal of Management Info.) in Malaysia.

Individual Projects

  • Role of human resource management in retaining their employees.
  • Global human resource management practices.
  • Organizational career management and individual performance.
  • Influence of organizational culture towards strategic human resource management practices.
  • Human capital.

 

Professionals Experience

Associate Professor and Director AcademicsOct. 17, 2016 to date
University of Central Punjab, Lahore (Pakistan)
Major responsibilities:

  • Teaching Courses
  • Academic Research
  • Ensure the standards, rules, regulations pertaining to the academic programs as prescribed by the respective bodies

Associate Professor and Head, Department of Business Administration
Nov. 2014 to Oct.16, 2016
Lahore Leads University, Lahore (Pakistan)
Major responsibilities:

  • Academic administration
  • Teaching Management Courses
  • Academic Research

Assistant Professor
Aug. 2013 Oct. 2014
COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Abbottabad (Pakistan)
Major responsibilities:

  • Teaching Management Courses
  • Academic Research
  • Internal Examiner (For MS Theses)
  • MS Management Program Coordination

Lecturer
Jan.2007 to Aug. 2013
University of Management and Technology, Lahore (Pakistan)
Major responsibilities:

  • Teaching Management Courses
  • Academic Research
  • Student Counseling

Senior Research Associate
Jan.2006 – Dec. 2006
University of Management and Technology, Lahore (Pakistan)
Major responsibilities:

  • Teaching Management Courses at BBA (H) / BBIT levels
  • Assist the Director Graduate Research Center for PhD (Management) Program.
  • Assist the Research and Consulting Assignments.
  • Responsible for research on globally social responsible initiative.

Head, Academic Support Unit
Dec.2003 – Nov.2004
University of Management and Technology, Lahore (Pakistan)
Major responsibilities:

  • Departmental vision / goals and planning.
  • Defined and laid down the authorities and responsibilities of team members.
  • Formulation and implementation of departmental procedures.
  • Maintenance of attendance record.
  • Revision of departmental functions and activities, ensure addition / deletions to make them relevant, pertinent and practical.
  • Submission of periodic reports.
  • Submission of department budget.
  • Intra university coordination.
  • Smooth running of students’ courses registration activity.

Assistant Manager Academics
Mar.2002 – Nov.2003
University of Management and Technology, Lahore (Pakistan)
Major responsibilities:

  • Monitoring faculty feedback and report to ensure academic quality.
  • Monitoring and control student’s results.
  • Ensuring implementation of university rules and regulations.
  • Handling miscellaneous queries of students.
  • Dealing with students and parents for miscellaneous queries.
  • Monitoring and control academic activities to ensure quality.
  • Conducting and compilation of students’ feedback of faculty members.
  • Facilitating students in financial matters like; fee discounts, installments and fine.
  • Providing support in selection and hiring procedure of visiting and permanent faculty.

Coordinator, Dean (School of Business and Economics)
Oct.2000 – Feb.2002
University of Management and Technology, Lahore (Pakistan)
Major responsibilities:

  • Managing office of Head of Academics, collaborating between National and International universities.
  • Ensure close coordination with all departments within university.
  • Ensure and maintain all records of Dean’s Office.
  • Managing academic events, scheduling and controlling.
  • Monitor and control calendar of activities.
  • Coordinating with faculty members (400 approximately) for various academics affairs.
  • Responsible of Student’s (2500 approximately) academics affairs.
  • Financial management of Dean’s office.

1990 – 2000
I have been involved (ten years) in different roles and capacity in the area of accounts, inventory management, and administrator in government, private and multinational organizations.

Visiting Faculty Member

  • I have also taught (Spring Semester 2007) in MBA Program at Government University of Gujrat.
  • I was also selected as a subject specialist for selection board at Government University of Gujrat.

 

Training and Development Experience

  • Participated as a Junior Trainer in Kohinoor Energy.
  • Participated as a Junior Trainer in Ittehad Chemicals Limited.
  • Participated as a Junior Trainer in Staff College, Lahore.
  • Participated as a Junior Trainer in Pakistan Institute of Quality Control.
  • Conducted a workshop / training program at University of Management and Technology for Academic Support Unit’s team members.
  • Developed a 3 days training programs for newly hired supervisors at University Utara Malaysia.
  • Participated as a Junior Trainer in NetSol Technologies CMMI Level company

 

Attended Professional Conferences / Training / Workshops

  • One training on “PhD Students’ Supervision”, organized by Higher Education Commission of Pakistan (HEC) and Tertiary Education Support Program at HEC regional office, Lahore, at March 25, 2017.
  • 3rd Deans and Directors Conference, organized by National Business Education Accredited Council (NBEAC) at PC Lahore February 2016.
  • 2nd Deans and Directors Conference, organized by National Business Education Accredited Council (NBEAC) at Karachi February 2015.
  • One week Faculty Development Program. Organized by COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, 2013.
  • Quality Assurance in Higher Education Institutes: Challenges & Suggestions. Organized by Virtual University of Pakistan, March, 2013.
  • Two days workshop on Advance Research Methodology, organized by Graduate Research Center, School of Business and Economics, University of Management and Technology, Lahore.
  • 3rd International Conference on Business Management. Organized by University of Management and Technology, Lahore, February, 2013.
  • 1st International Conference on “Business Management”.  Organized by University of Management and Technology, Lahore (Pakistan), March 2011.
  • “Academic Writing for Researchers”. Jointly organized by Institute of Research Promotion (IRP) and Institute of Business Administration (IBA), University of the Punjab, July 2009.
  • One day training session on “Human Capital Development” organized by Peace Learning Resource at Royal Palm, Golf & Country Club, Lahore, October, 2009.
  • “Demonstrating Ownership & Initiative”, Conducted by University of Management and Technology, Lahore, November, 2008.
  • 1st International Human Resource Conference at PC, Lahore. Organized by Lahore Chamber of Commerce, Pakistan, August, 2008.
  • “Make an SPSS Difference”, Conducted by University of Management and Technology, Lahore, February, 2008.
  • “Use of E-resources for teaching and research”, Conducted by University of Management and Technology, Lahore, International Network for the Availability of Scientific Publications, UK and HEC National Digital Library Program, November, 2008.
  • “Negotiation Skills and Challenges” Organized by Faculty of Human and Social Development, University Utara Malaysia, September, 2005.
  • “Dialogue on Human Resource Management”, Organized by Executive Development Center, University Utara Malaysia, August, 2005.
  • “Knowledge Management”, Workshop held by Center for Management Development, University of Management and Technology, Lahore, April, 2003.
  • “Productivity Enhancement through 5S Japanese Technique”, Organized by NPO, IMT, PNA and Punjab Government, Lahore, January, 2003.
  • One Week workshop on “Effective Letters, Report and Presentation”, Conducted by Pakistan Institute of Management, Lahore, June, 2002.
  • “Business Correspondence for Managers”, Conducted by Center for Management Development, University of Management and Technology, Lahore, March, 2002.

Membership

  • Strategic Human Resource Management (SHRM)
  • Southern Association Management (SMA)
  • South Asian Quality (SAQ)

 


aqeel.a@ucp.edu.pk
Faculty Of UCP Business School, University of Central Punjab

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