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Assistant Professor

Dr. Mansoor Ahmad


Dr. Mansoor Ahmad joined KFUPM Business School in Fall 2021. Dr. Ahmad has PhD in Business Administration from Alliance Manchester Business School, University of Manchester, UK. He also has a Master’s in Human Resource Management from the University of Leeds, UK. His PhD thesis examined the human resource management (HRM) practices of indigenous and multinational corporation subsidiaries in Pakistan. The research addressed an overlooked country as well as downplayed factors to explain the use of HRM policies in different types of workplaces in Pakistan. He has published in well-reputed journals such as European Management Review, International Journal of Manpower, Employee Relations, European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology, Knowledge Management Research, and Practice. Over 20 years of his teaching career he has taught several management subjects to undergraduate, postgraduate, and PhD students. Four of his students have successfully completed their doctoral requirements and have been awarded a PhD in management.


PhD (Business Administration)


Human Resources Management (HRM)

Recent Research

Malik, M., Raziq, M. M., Allen, M. M., & Ahmad, M. (2022). The Digitalization of Pakistan’s Universities?: An Opportunity to Re-Focus and Re-Purpose Toward Hybrid Learning. In Global Trends, Dynamics, and Imperatives for Strategic Development in Business Education in an Age of Disruption (pp. 171-188). IGI Global. DOI: 10.4018/978-1-7998-7548-2.ch009

Muhammad Mustafa Raziq, Gabriel R.G. Benito, Mansoor Ahmad (2021). Institutional Distance and MNE-Subsidiary Initiative Collaboration: The Role of Dual Embeddedness. European Management Review, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1111/emre.12454

Wajid, A., Raziq, M. M., Ahmed, Q. M., & Ahmad, M. (2021). Observing viewers’ self-reported and neurophysiological responses to message appeal in social media advertisements. Journal of Retailing and Consumer Services, 59, 102373.

Amber, Q., Qazi, A. B., Javaid, N., Khan, I. A., & Ahmad, M. (2021). Knowledge sharing in public organizations in Pakistan: leaders’ ethical role and psychological capital of employees. Information Discovery and Delivery. https://doi.org/10.1108/IDD-11-2020-0148

Yasmeen, A., Ahmad, M., Raziq, M. M., & Khan, M. L. (2020). Structural empowerment, cultural diversity, and interpersonal conflict: Evidence from international NGOs in Pakistan. International Journal of Cross Cultural Management, 1470595820904391.

Raziq, M. M., Ahmad, M., Iqbal, M. Z., Ikramullah, M., & David, M. (2020). Organisational Structure and Project Success: The Mediating Role of Knowledge Sharing. Journal of Information & Knowledge Management, 19(02), 2050007.

Ahmad, M., Allen, M. M. C., Raziq, M. M., Rehman, W. U. (2019), High Performance Work Practices and Organizational Performance in Pakistan. International Journal of Manpower. 41 No. 3, pp. 318-338. https://doi.org/10.1108/IJM-01-2019-0016

Rehman, W. U., Ahmad, M., Allen, M. M., Raziq, M. M., & Riaz, A. (2019). High involvement HR systems and innovative work behaviour: the mediating role of psychological empowerment, and the moderating roles of manager and co-worker support. European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology, 28(4), 525-535.

Ahmad, M., Allen, M., Raziq, M. and ur Rehman, W. (2019), “Converging HRM practices? A comparison of high performance work system practices in MNC subsidiaries and domestic firms in Pakistan”, Employee Relations, Vol. 41 No. 5, pp. 931-948.   https://doi.org/10.1108/ER-01-2018-0021

Quratulain Amber, Mansoor Ahmad, Iram A. Khan & Fakhar Abbas Hashmi (2019) Knowledge sharing and social dilemma in bureaucratic organizations: Evidence from public sector in Pakistan, Cogent Business & Management, 6:1, DOI: 10.1080/23311975.2019.1685445

Iqbal, N., Ahmad, M., & Allen, M. M. (2019). Unveiling the relationship between e-HRM, impersonal trust and employee productivity. Management Research Review.  https://doi.org/10.1108/MRR-02-2018-0094

Iqbal, N., Ahmad, M., Raziq, M.M., Borini, F.M. (2018), “Linking e-HRM Practices and Organizational Outcomes: Empirical Analysis of Line Manager’s Perception”, RBGN- Revista Brasileira Gestao de Negocios . DOI: https://doi.org/10.7819/rbgn.v21i1.3964

Muhammad Mustafa Raziq, Gabriel Benito, Paul Toulson, Omer Farooq Malik, Mansoor Ahmad (2018), Roles and strategies of foreign MNE subsidiaries in New Zealand, European Journal of International Management, DOI: 10.1504/EJIM.2018.10014158

Muhammad Mustafa Raziq, Qazi Mohammed Ahmed, Mansoor Ahmad, Saquib Yusaf, Aymen Sajjad, Salman Waheed, (2018) “Advertising skepticism, need for cognition and consumers’ attitudes”, Marketing Intelligence & Planning, https://doi.org/10.1108/MIP-11-2017-0273.

 Raziq, M., Borini., F., Malik, O. M., Ahmad. M., Shahbaz, M (2018) Leadership Styles, Goal Clarity, and Project Success: Evidence from Project-based Organizations in Pakistan, Leadership & Organization Development Journal, https://doi.org/10.1108/LODJ-07-2017-0212.

Malik, S., Raziq, M. M., Ahmad, M. (2018), Measuring Service Quality Perceptions of Customers in Hotel Industry of Pakistan. Total Quality Management & Business Excellence. https://doi.org/10.1080/14783363.2018.1426451

Quratulain Amber, Iram A. Khan & Mansoor Ahmad (2018): Assessment of KM processes in a public sector organisation in Pakistan: bridging the gap, Knowledge Management Research & Practice : https://doi.org/10.1080/14778238.2017.1392409

Iqbal, N., Ahmad, M., Allen, M., Raziq, M. M. (2018), Does e-HRM Improve Labour Productivity? A Study of Commercial Bank Workplaces in Pakistan. Employee Relations, 40 (2).  https://doi.org/10.1108/ER-01-2017-0018

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