Dr. Umair Waqas, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Management Sciences
HEC Approved Ph.D. Supervisor
Area of Interest: Supply Chain risk management and Agribusiness
Dr. Umair Waqas is an assistant professor in management sciences, Qarshi University, Lahore. Umair’s research areas are knowledge management, business strategy, supply chain strategies, supply chain, supply chain risk management, firm performance and agribusiness supply chain. He has ten years of teaching and research experience. He was part of the team that handled the industrial project with the industry CEOs’ in Malaysia. During his PhD research, Umair was engaged with different Malaysian institute including MOA, MARDI, FAMA and LPP. He has also worked as a business support coordinator at SMEDA for the project of early recovery and rehabilitation funded by UNDP. Umair finished his PhD from the School of Business and Economics, Universiti Putra Malaysia (AACSB), Malaysia. This research was funded by the Ministry of Education Malaysia under the Research University Grants Scheme.
|Umair S, Waqas U. & Faheem. M (2020). COVID-19 pandemic : stringent measures of Malaysia and implications for other countries. Postgraduate Medical Journal, 2–4. https://doi.org/10.1136/postgradmedj-2020-13807938079|
|2.||Waqas, U., Rahman, A. B. A., Ismail, N. W., Basha, N. K., & Umair, S. (2020). Identifying Key Determinants of Supply Chain Risk Management: A Qualitative Study amongst Smallholder Agropreneurs of Fresh Fruits & Vegetables in Malaysia. International Journal of Innovation, Creativity and Change, 11(1), 716-734. The work was funded by the Ministry of Education Malaysia under Research University Grants Scheme|
|3.||Umair, S., Ho, J. A., Basha, N. K., Ng, S. S. I., & Waqas, U. (2020). Understanding the Attitudes and Factors Influencing Organ Donation Decisions Among University Students in Pakistan: A Qualitative Study. Humanities & Social Sciences Reviews, 8(1), 52-59.|
|4.||Waqas, U., Rahman, A. B. A., Ismail, N. W., Basha, N. K., & Umair, S. (2019). Conceptualising the moderating role of knowledge management within supply chain risks and supply chain risk management. Forest and Society, 3(2), 209-226. The work was funded by the Ministry of Education Malaysia under Research University Grants Scheme|
Waqas, U., Rahman, A. A., Ismail, N. W., & Basha, N. K. (2020, January). Underlying Dimensions of Supply Chain Risks Amongst Agropreneurs of Fresh Fruits and Vegetables in Malaysia. In Proceedings of 2020 the 3rd International Conference on Computers in Management and Business (pp. 248-252), Tokyo, Japan. The work was funded by the Ministry of Education Malaysia under Research University Grants Scheme.
|Assistant Professor (Management Sciences)|
|April 2021-to date|
|Head of Department (Management Sciences)|
University of South Asia
|Sept 2017- Dec 2017|
Universiti Putra Malaysia
|Sept 2017- Dec 2017|
Oct 2016- May 2020
Master of Business Administration (HRM)
May 2008- May 2009
Bachelor of Business and Information Technology (Hons)
Jan 2004- May 2008
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