Top researchers in business education in Pakistan

A story of two lists: Who is who when it comes to research in Pakistani Business School

Snip20180422_3Dr. Muhammad Mohsin Butt
Air University, Islamabad, Pakistan

(Transcript of Facebook video with minor edits)

Here is an overview of top researchers in business faculty in Pakistan which is based on my study with the help of my research associate, Muhammad Alam. We collected data, comprising both objective and subjective measures, and accordingly compiled a list which is based on a survey of Pakistan’s Higher Education Commission (HEC) list of top 15 business schools and certain other schools. In the future, we wish to expand the list to include researchers at other business schools and also develop a discipline-specific list.

For this research, we used multiple variables such as total number of publications, publications in Social Science Citation Index (SSCI), total impact factor, total number of publications in Scopus, total Cite Score by Scopus, g-Index, h-index Continue reading

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Call for Book Chapters: China’s Belt and Road Initiative in a Global Context

 Call for Book Chapters

 China’s Belt and Road Initiative in a Global Context: A Business and Management Perspective

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

Deadline for submissions: June 15, 2018

Expression of interest: February 15, 2018

Year of publication: 2018

Editors

Jawad Syed
Dean and Professor
Suleman Dawood School of Business
Lahore University of Management Sciences
Lahore, Pakistan
Email: jawad.syed@lums.edu.pk
Frank (Yung-hsiang) Ying
Dean and Professor
School of Management
National Taiwan Normal University
Taiwan
Email: yying@ntnu.edu.tw

Overview and rationale

In 2013, Chinese President Xi Jinping launched Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) as a development strategy and framework that focuses on connectivity and cooperation between China and regional countries. BRI consists of two main components, the land-based ‘Silk Road Economic Belt’ and ocean-going ‘Maritime Silk Road’ (MSR) (Ferdinand, 2016; Syed, 2017). China is implementing the initiative by establishing Continue reading

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Top business schools in Asia and South Asia

qsBased on QS International Rankings for 2017, here is an account of top business schools in Asia:

China has the largest number of top business schools in the region with 11, including three in the top 50: Peking University (=36th), Tsinghua University (=40th) and Shanghai Jiao Tong University (46th).

South Korea is another strong performing country, with 10 entrants in the business school ranking, led by Seoul National University at 33rd and Korea University (45th).

India and Taiwan are home to eight top business schools each, with Taiwan’s National Taiwan University (NTU) ranked 51-100, while India’s highest ranked institution Continue reading

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Case Studies on Human Resource Management

imagesThe following cases including mini cases and class activities are available free of cost by the South Asian Academy of Management. You are welcome to download and use these for nonprofit educational purposes only by clicking on the links provided.

HRM and governance: Brunei’s public sector (Jawad Syed and Dk Nur’Izzati Pg Omar, 2017) Syed & Omar 2017 HRM and governance- Brunei_s public sector

Digital Learning and Employee Development at the Gulfistan Co., Ltd. (Jawad Syed, 2016) Syed 2016 Digital learning and employee development

HRM in context: Emiratisation of Etihad Airways (Jawad Syed, 2017) Syed 2017 HRM in context- Emiratisation

HRM in context: Labour unrest in the automobile industry in India (Jawad Syed, 2017) Syed 2017 HRM in context- Labour unrest in auto in India

HRM in context: Employees’ rights and industrial action in China (Jawad Syed, 2017) Syed 2017 HRM in context- Industrial action in China

Chinese expats in India (Jawad Syed, 2017) Syed 2017 Chinese expats in India

Work life balance in Russia (Jawad Syed, 2015) Syed 2015 Work life balance in Russia

Work life balance at Yahoo! (Jawad Syed, 2015) Syed 2015 Work life balance at Yahoo

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Case Studies on Diversity

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The following cases including mini cases and class activities are available free of cost by the South Asian Academy of Management. You are welcome to download and use these for nonprofit educational purposes only by clicking on the links provided.

Diversity management: Samina’s experiences in Retail Co. (Nicolina Kamenou and Jawad Syed, 2012) Kamenou Syed 2012 Samina in Retail Co

Diversity management: Oscars so white (Jawad Syed, 2017) Syed 2017 Diversity management- Oscars so white

Stories of diversity from around the world (Kurt April and Jawad Syed, 2015) April Syed 2015 Stories of diversity

Diversity management: Samina’s career experiences in the UK and the Middle East (Nicolina Kamenou-Aigbekaen and Jawad Syed, 2017) Kamenou Syed 2017 Diversity- Samina in UK and ME

Diversity management: Successful business stories (Nicolina Kamenou-Aigbekaen and Jawad Syed, 2017) Kamenou Syed 2017 Diversity- Success stories

Diversity policy at the National Health Service in the UK (Mustafa Ozbilgin and Jawad Syed, 2015) Ozbilgin Syed 2015 Diversity policy at NHS

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Book Announcement: Employee Motivation in Saudi Arabia: An Investigation into the Higher Education Sector

31MeIsFTZdLBook’s title: ‘Employee Motivation in Saudi Arabia: An Investigation into the Higher Education Sector’

Authors: Rodwan Fallatah and Jawad Syed

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

Year: 2018

Witten by Rodwan Fallatah and Jawad Syed, this book investigates the relevance of Maslow’s hierarchy of needs as a theory of motivation, whilst taking into account variances in culture and individual experiences and perspectives. Focussing on higher education, the book responds to the call for providing alternative conceptual models, other than those originating from the Anglo-Saxon world. The book uses the case of Saudi Arabia to understand motivation in a collectivist, highly religious and conservative society of the Middle East. Providing empirical findings from a study carried out at Continue reading

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7th Asian Management Research and Case Conference – AMRC 2018

7th Asian Management Research and Case Conference (AMRC)

Theme: CONVERGENCE OR DIVERGENCE: EMERGING TRENDS IN MANAGEMENT RESEARCH AND CASES IN ASIA

Sub Theme: China’s One Belt, One Road Initiative: Implications for Management & Organizations in Asia

Knowledge Partners: South Asian Academy of Management (SAAM), Sage Publishing.
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Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS), with its partners, invites submissions for the 7th Asian Management Research and Case Conference 2018 (AMRC 2018).

According to the IMF, Asia continues to be the leader of global Continue reading

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