Dr. Riaz Ahmed
Category: Faculty
Published on: April 25, 2016
Last updated on February 8th, 2021
Personal Information
Campus Islamabad
School Bahria Business School
Department Management Studies
Designation Senior Associate Professor
Name Dr. Riaz Ahmed
Email rahmed.buic@bahria.edu.pk
Phone (Office EXT)  1260
Research Area Leadership, Management, Project Management, Top Management
Number of Publications Journals = 25

Books / Chapters = 02

Conferences = 17

Qualification
Degree Passing Year Majors University
PhD (Management) 2014 Project Management University Technology Malaysia, Malaysia
PMP 2010 Project Management Project Management Institute, USA
Teaching Experience
Designation From To Organization
Director Academics February 2020 To Date Bahria University
Senior Associate Professor July 2019 To Date Bahria University
Director Post Graduate Programs January 2018 February 2020 Bahria University
Associate Professor July 2017 June 2019 Bahria University Islamabad
Senior Assistant Professor Aug 2015 June 2017 Bahria University Islamabad
Assistant Registrar/Assistant Professor Dec 2011 Aug 2015 COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Islamabad
Lecturer/Manager Operations & Planning Sep 2009 Oct 2011 University of Engineering & Technology, Lahore
Project Manager / Assistant Registrar Sep 2004 Sep 2009 COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Islamabad
Coordination/ Liaison Feb 2000 Sep 2004 NUST Business School
Journal Publications
1. Ahmed, R., & Lodhi, K. M., (2020). Do Project Managers’ Emotional Leadership Competencies Affect the Success of Public Sector Projects in Pakistan? International Journal of Information Technology Project Management. Vol 12(2), 61-72.
2. Butt, H. D., Ahmed, R., and Ahmed I. (2020). Transformational Leadership is Shaping the Research & Development Culture of Pakistani Universities: A Case Analysis, International Review of Business and Management Research, 9 (4), 282-292.
3. Ahmed, R., Philbin, S. P., and Cheema, F. A., (2020). Systematic Literature Review of Project Manager’s Leadership Competencies. Engineering, Construction and Architectural Management. 27(7), 1-30.
4. Ahmed, R., Munir, R., and Sameer, M, (2020). Impact of Supply Chain Integration on Firm Performance: Evidence from Manufacturing of Sector of Pakistan. International Journal of Management. 11(8), 20-30.
5. Faisal, A., Ahmad, M.S., Thurasamy, R., Ahmed, R. (2019), Health Practitioners interaction with Pharmaceutical Sales Representatives: Impact on Prescription Behaviour. Community Mental Health Journal, 56(3), 456-463.
6. Khan, B. A., & Ahmed, R. (2019), Organizational Culture and Entrepreneurial Orientation: Mediating Role of Entrepreneurial Leadership, Business & Economic Review. 11(4), 1-30.
7.  Ali, M. I., & Ahmed, R. (2019). Identifying Sustainability Strategies for Public Sector Projects of Developing Countries. Global Management Journal for Academic & Corporate Studies, 9(2), 152-164.
8. Ali, M. I., Ishfaq, U., & Ahmed, R. (2018). Impact of QEC Leaders’ Intellectual Competencies on Quality Enhancement of Higher Education Institutions. Global Social Sciences Review, 3(1), 263-278.
9.  Ali, M. I., Ahmed, R., & Israr, S. (2018). Behaviors of Top Management for Successful HRD Projects: A Qualitative Study. Global Management Journal for Academic & Corporate Studies, 8(2), 110-117.
10. Ahmed, R., and Anantatmula, V. S., (2017). Empirical Study on Project Manager’s Leadership Competencies and Project Performance. Engineering Management Journal, Vol. 34(3): 1-18.
11. Ahmed, R., and bin Mohamad, N. A., (2017). Development and Validation of an Instrument for Multidimensional Top Management Support, International Journal of Productivity and Performance Management, Vol. 66(7). 1-38.
12. Ahmed, R & Rafat, K. F., (2017). Empirical Study on Causes of Project Delays. World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology, International Journal of Social, Behavioral, Educational, Economic, Business and Industrial Engineering, 11(1), 160-168.
13. Ahmed, R., (2017). Risk Mitigation Strategies in Innovative Projects, In Key Issues for Management of Innovative Projects. (pp. 1-19). INTECH, Croatia – EUROPEAN UNION.
14. Ahmed, R., (2017). Clarity in Communication and Employ Consistent Processes Significantly Improve Project Performance, 4th International Annual Conference on Law, Business, Marketing and Corporate Social Responsibilities (LBMCSR-2017) organized by International Centre of Excellence in Education, Business and Management at Bangkok, Thailand on 12-14 June 2017.
15. Ahmed, R., (2017). Impact of Project Manager’s Intellectual Competencies on Project Success, 24th International Annual Conference organized by American Society for Business and Behavioral Sciences (ASBBS) at Golden Nuggets, Las Vegas, USA on 23-26 March 2017.
16. Ahmed, R., (2016). Top Management Support and Project Performance: A Study of Public Sector Projects, International Annual Conference (IAC) 2016 organized by American Society for Engineering Management (ASEM) at Concord, North Carolina on 26-29 October 2016.
17. Ahmed, R., & Azmi bin Mohamad, N. (2016). Exploring the Relationship Between Multi-Dimensional Top Management Support and Project Success: An International Study.Engineering Management Journal,28(1), 54-67.
18. Ahmed, R., & bin Mohamad, N. A. (2016). Differentiating between Leadership Competencies and Styles: A Critical Review in Project Management Perspective.International Journal of Information Technology Project Management,7(1), 58-71.
19. Ahmed, R., Mohamad, N. A. B., & Ahmad, M. S. (2016). Effect of multidimensional top management support on project success: an empirical investigation. Quality & Quantity50(1), 151-176.
20. Ahmed, R. and bin Mohamad, N. A. (2014). Mapping Project Manager’s Leadership Competencies and Styles to Project Success: A Theoretical Framework. The Journal of Modern Project Management. 2(2)
21. Ahmed, R. and bin Mohamad, N. A. (2014). Performance of Projects in Public Sector of Pakistan: Developing a Framework for Future Challenges. Serbian Project Management Journal. 4(1).
22. Ahmed, R., Azmi, N. and Masood, M. T. (2013). The Essence of Project Leadership is Significant to Project Management. Research Journal of Recent Sciences. 2(5), 44-48.
23. Ahmed, R., Azmi, N., Masood, M. T., Tahir, M. and Ahmad, M. S. (2013). What Does Project Leadership Really Do? International Journal of Scientific & Engineering Research. 4(1), 1-8.
24. Ahmed, R., Masood, M. T. and Azmi, N. (2013). Leadership is Vital for Project Managers to Achieve Project Efficacy. Research Journal of Recent Sciences. 2(6), 99-102.
25. Ahmed, R. (2013). Qualities of Project Manager? PMI RABTA. Quarterly (Jun-Sep), Pakistan.
Book Chapters
1.   Ahmed, R. (2018). Leadership Competencies Affecting Projects in Organization. In “Organizational Culture”. INTECH Open Limited, United Kingdom, 1-22.
2.  Ahmed, R. (2017). Risk Mitigation Strategies in Innovative Projects. In Key Issues for Management of Innovative Projects. INTECH Open Limited, United Kingdom, 83-100.
International Conferences
1.  Ahmed, R. (2019). Impact of Stakeholder Attributes and Cultural Aspect on Project Performance, International Conference on Information Management, Engineering & Technology, Wireless Communication, and Environmental Science, Istanbul, Turkey held on 14-15 September 2019.
2.  Ahmed, R. (2019). Project Collaboration Qualities and Project Success: Moderating Effect of Knowledge Integration Capability. 2nd International Instructional Technologies in Engineering Education Conference, Izmir, Turkey held 12-13 September 2019.
3.  Ahmed, R. (2019). The Role of Green Supply Chain Practices in Improving Performance of Organization, International Conference on Science, Social Sciences and Economics by ACADEMICS WORLD, Istanbul, Tukey held on 09-10 June 2019.
4.  Ahmed, R. (2019). Customer’s Perception about Good and Bad Packaging: An Empirical Investigation, SSERS International Conference on RAME, held in Netherland on 29-30 June 2019.
5.  Ahmed, R. (2019). Impact of Green Supply Chain Practices on Organizational Performance: A study of Fast Food Restaurants, 26th International Annual Conference organized by American Society for Business and Behavioral Sciences (ASBBS), Nevada, USA on 09-12 March 2019.
6.  Ahmed, R. (2018). Impact of Supply Chain Integration on Firm Performance: Evidence from Manufacturing Sector of Pakistan, 4th Asia International Conference held at Langkawi, Malaysia, on 08-09 December 2018.
7.    Ahmed, R. (2018). Exploring Relationship between Emotional Competencies and Project Success: Evidence from Social Sector Projects, International Annual Conference organized by AUSSRE SHSS-2018 at Rydges Camperdown, Sydney, Australia on 23-24 March 2018.
8.    Ahmed, R. (2018), Significance of Emotional Competencies in Public Sector Projects, 25th International Annual Conference organized by American Society for Business and Behavioral Sciences (ASBBS), Nevada, USA on 15-18 March 2018.
9.    Rafat, K. F., and Ahmed, R. (2017). Empirical Study on Causes of Project Delays. 19th International Conference on Project Management and Industrial Engineering, held on 30-31 January 2017 at Dubai, UAE.
10.    Ahmed, R. (2017). Significance of Communication and Project Management Processes in Public Sector Projects, 4th International Annual Conference on Law, Business, Marketing and Corporate Social Responsibilities (LBMCSR-2017) organized by International Centre of Excellence in Education, Business and Management at Bangkok, Thailand on 12-14 June 2017.
11.  Ahmed, R. (2017). Impact of Project Manager’s Intellectual Competencies on Project Success . 24th International Annual Conference organized by American Society for Business and Behavioral Sciences (ASBBS) at Golden Nuggets, Nevada, USA on 23-26 March 2017.
12.    Ahmed, R. (2016). Top Management Support and Project Performance: A Study of Public Sector Projects, 37th International Annual Conference (IAC) 2016 organized by American Society for Engineering Management (ASEM) at Concord, North Carolina, USA on 26-29 October 2016.
13.  “International Conference on Islamic Leadership”, June 18-19, 2014, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
14.    “International Conference JB Towards World City by 2020”, June 25-26, 2014.
15.    “World Bank Talk 2014”, July 01, 2014. Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Johor Bahru, Malaysia
16.    “The 3Cs for Confidence PGs: Critical, Creative & Constructive”, May 29, 2014. Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Johor Bahru, Malaysia.
17.    “Team Synergy 2”, June 20-21, 2014. Kota Tinggi, Johor, Malaysia.
International Trainings
1.  Training Course on “Access and Equity in Higher Education Capacity Building” at University of Edinburgh, UK organized by Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF) on 24-27 November 2019.
2.  Training Course on “Belt and Road Initiative” People-to-People Exchange – 2019” organized by Chinese Trade Union on 08-12 October 2019 at Beijing, China.
3.  Training Program on “2017 Vocational Education for Officials from South Asia” organized by Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs on 11-21 October 2017 at Tianjin University, Tianjin, China.