Dr. Shehzad Hanif

Dr. Shehzad Hanif

Assistant Professor


Dr. Muhammad Shehzad Hanif has over sixteen years of professional working experience with Academia and Industry. During his professional career, he has served various institutions at local as well as International level. He started his working career as a professional telecom engineer with Pakistan Telecommunication Company Ltd. He has also worked for PWC and Huawei for different ICT projects in China, Oman, Bangladesh and Singapore. He has also served as a visiting faculty member during the same time. Before joining the Academia as Assistant Professor at UCP Business School, University of Central Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan, he earned his PhD from School of Economics and Management, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China and his Master’s degree in Business Administration from University of Central Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan. He completed his B.Sc. Electrical Engineering degree  from UET Lahore in 2000.His research interests include entrepreneurship, innovation management, technology management and marketing. His research has been published in various reputed journals including Entrepreneurship Research Journal, International Journal of Managing Projects in Business, International Journal of Mobile Communication & Digital Policy, and Regulation and Governance.

PhD Management Sciences Entrepreneurship & Innovation Management University of Electronic Science & Technology of China 2019
Assistant Professor University of Central Punjab, Lahore. 2020-till date
Senior Engineer Pakistan Telecommunication Company Ltd. 2002-2015
Visiting Faculty Member Bahauddin Zakariya University Multan 2008-2015, 2019
Visiting Faculty Member Air University Multan Campus 2019
1Muhammad Shehzad Hanif, Shao Yunfei, Muhammad Imran Hanif. Dynamics of late-career entrepreneurial intentions in Pakistan- Individual and synergistic application of various capital resources and fear of failure. Entrepreneurship Research Journal. SSCI Journal
2Muhammad Shehzad Hanif, Shao Yunfei, Muhammad Imran Hanif, Farman Afzal. Mobile shopping continuance intentions of expats in China: Influence of structural assurance and the stay duration. International Journal of Mobile Communication. (2021). SSCI Journal
3Farman Afzal, Shao Yunfei, Danish Junaid, Muhammad Shehzad Hanif. Cost-risk contingency framework for managing cost overrun in metropolitan projects: using fuzzy-AHP and simulation. International Journal of Managing Projects in Business. May 2020 SSCI Journal
4Muhammad Shehzad Hanif, Shao Yunfei, Muhammad Imran Hanif. Growth prospects, market challenges and policy measures: Evolution of mobile broadband in Pakistan. Digital Policy, Regulation and Governance. Emerald. 20(1), 42-61. ESCI Journal
5Muhammad Shehzad Hanif, Muhammad Imran Hanif, Shao Yunfei. Contemplating the antecedents of a sustainable work life in an emerging economy: Lessons from early retirees in the ICT sector of Pakistan. Sustainability. MDPI. 2018, 10(12):4734. SSCI Journal
6Muhammad Shehzad Hanif, Shao Yunfei, Muhammad Imran Hanif. Too early to retire but not too old to desire: Contemplating the end-of-career transitions of the early retirees in the ICT sector of Pakistan. The 6th International Academic Conference for Graduates, NUAA, 2018. (IACGN-6 Nanjing, China) 17-19 October 2018. International Conference)
7XiuYin, Bai, Muhammad Imran Hanif, Li Fensheng, Muhammad Shehzad Hanif, Gu Yinhua. An empirical study on electronic application and efficiency of gridded management in public service supply of Chinese government. Emerald Journal of Science and Technology Policy Management. Emerald Publishing. 8(1), 2-15. ESCI Journal
8Dr. Muhammad Imran Hanif, Mahrukh Ijaz, Muhammad Shehzad Hanif, Uzma Haroon. Slam of Masculine Society on a Women Entrepreneur with the Mediating Role of Social Norms. Pakistan Journal of Social Sciences (PJSS) Vol. 39, No. 4(2019), pp. 1673-1679. HEC Y cat. Journal
9Dr. Muhammad Imran Hanif, Yousaf Arsalan, Muhammad Shehzad Hanif, Kashif Shahzad. The Impact of Knowledge Management, Informational Technology, and HRM on Employee Performance: Evidence from Banking Sector. International Journal of Research and Innovation in Social Science, Volume II, Issue VI, June 2018. HEC X cat. Journal
10Muhammad Imran Hanif, Muhammad Shehzad Hanif, Asif Kamran, Rabia Khan, Shao Yunfei. Knowledge sharing and Innovation performance affected by HR generic strategies: An empirical study of SMEs in China and Pakistan. Journal of Business Studies Vol. 12, No. 1, (Spring 2016) 272-306. HEC Y cat. Journal
11Dr. Muhammad Imran Hanif, Prof. Shao Yunfei, Muhammad Shehzad Hanif. Collaborative Innovation of Strategic Emerging Industries: A Case Study of the New Generation of Information Technology Enterprises in China. IBT Journal of Business Studies January 2018. HEC X cat. Journal
12Muhammad Imran Hanif, Shao Yunfei, Muhammad Shehzad Hanif, Zia ullah Muhammad, Khawaja Tehseen Ahmed and Bai Xiu-Yin. Explore the Adoption of HRIS in Telecom Sector in Pakistan- International Journal of Economics and Management Sciences 2014, 3:1 HEC Y cat. Journal
13Danish Junaid, Zheng He, Muhammad Shehzad Hanif, Mohsin Ali. The Impact of weak formal institutions on different entrepreneurial phases: An empirical evidence from factor-driven and efficiency-driven economies. International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behavior & Research. (under Review). SSCI Journal

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