Faculty Profile

Dr Amjad Ali

PhD (Management Sciences)

Associate Professor

[email protected]

Dr. Amjad Ali is a teacher, researcher and trainer in the areas of human resource management and development. He has been teaching business studies to BBA, MS and Ph.D. students in various universities of Pakistan since 2008. He has got more than 16 years of work experience. He earned his BBA and MBA degrees from Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multan; and Ph.D. (Management Sciences) from Foundation University, Islamabad.

Currently, Dr. Ali is serving as Head of the Knowledge Unit of Business, Economics, Accountancy and Commerce. He joined UMT Sialkot Campus in August 2018 as Assistant Professor of Management. He loves to teach fundamental and advanced courses in the areas of Management, Business Research and HRM. Before joining UMT Sialkot Campus, he served the Department of Management Sciences COMSATS University, Abbottabad Campus as Assistant Professor. Where, he also performed his duties as Coordinator, Graduate Programs. During this time, the Department successfully launched PhD in Management Sciences. He started his teaching career in 2008 as a Lecturer in Department of Business Administration, IQRA National University, Peshawar. He has also three years work experience as Marketing Research Officer at Pepsi Gujranwala.

To his credit he has 17 research papers in various high ranked international and local journals. He is passionate to conduct research on emotional intelligence, emotional labor and employee behavior. His work has been published in various reputable journals like Education and Training, International Journal of Educational Management, Corporate Governance, Journal of Applied Research in Higher Education and Iranian Journal of Public Health. He has successfully supervised more than 20 MS students at various universities. Besides, he engages himself as external examiner for PhD and MS theses with different universities.

He loves to train human resources in the areas of emotional intelligence, career counseling and employee behavior. He has delivered training sessions to employees and students for various governmental and non-governmental organizations – Social Welfare Department, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa; WAPDA Administrative Staff College, Islamabad; and Corporate Social Responsibility Centre, Islamabad.

Interest Areas

  • Human Resource Management
  • Performance Management
  • Compensation Management
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Consumer Behavior


Journal Publications

  • Ali, A., Rehman, S., Asif, M., & Iqbal, N. (2020). Effect of soft TQM practices on job satisfaction and organizational commitment of healthcare professionals. International Journal of Management Research and Emerging Sciences, 10(1), 56-66. [HEC Y Category]
  • Iram, R., Anser, M.K., Awan, R.U., Ali, A., Abbas, Q., & Chaudhry, I.S. (2020). Prioritization of renewable solar energy to prevent energy insecurity: An integrated role. The Singapore Economic Review, [IF 0.58, SSCI, SJR]
  • Iqbal. W., Altalbe, A., Fatima, A., Ali, A., & Hou, Y. (2019). A DEA approach for assessing the energy, environmental and economic performance of top 20 industrial countries. Processes, 7(12), 1-19. [IF 01.963, SSCI, SJR]
  • Pervaiz, S., Ali, A., & Asif, M. (2019). Emotional intelligence, emotional labor strategies and satisfaction of secondary teachers in Pakistan. International Journal of Educational Management 33(4), 721-733. [ESCI, ABDC, SJR]
  • Asif, M., Majid, A., Yasir, M., & Ali, A. (2018). Fluctuations in political risk indicators and their impact on FDI inflow in Pakistan. Asian Journal of Technology Innovation, 26(3), 269-289. [IF 0.845, SSCI, SJR]
  • Abbasi, F. K., Ali, A., & Bibi, N. (2018). Analysis of skill gap for business graduates: Managerial perspective from banking industry. Education + Training, 60(4), 354-367. [IF 1.791, SSCI, SJR]
  • Qadir, I., & Ali, A. (2017). Importance of logistics processes for customer service and firm performance: Evidence from furniture industry of Pakistan. Management: Journal of Sustainable Business and Management Solutions in Emerging Economies, 22(3), 27-36. [EBSCO, Ulrich’s]
  • Bibi, S., & Ali, A. (2017). Knowledge sharing behavior of academics in higher education. Journal of Applied Research in Higher Education, 9(4), 550-564. [ESCI, SJR]
  • Lone, A. A., Ali, A., & Khan, I. (2016). Corporate governance and corporate social responsibility disclosure: Evidence from Pakistan. Corporate Governance: The International Journal of Business in Society, 16(5), 785-797. [ESCI, SJR]
  • Chaudhry, A. A., Perveiz, A., & Javed, Y. (2016). Determinants of users’ trust for branchless banking in Pakistan. Journal of Internet Banking and Commerce, 21(1), 1-15. [SJR, EBSCO]
  • Hameed, F., Ali, A., Hameed, A,. Saleem, Z., & Javed, Y. (2015). Teacher evaluation: the role of gender. Quality & Quantity, 49(5), 1779-1789. [JCR 2015, SCI, SSCI, IF 1.094]
  • Razzaq, S., Chaudhry, A. A., & Khan, A. R. (2013). Efficiency analysis of basic health units: A comparison of developed and deprived regions in Azad Jammu and Kashmir. Iranian Journal of Public Health, 42(11), 1223-1231. [IF .768, SCI, SSCI]
  • Chaudhry, A. A., Jan, F. A., Sajjad, M., & Ali, S. (2013). Emotional intelligence and students: A Pakistani perspective. World Applied Sciences Journal, 22(3), 319-325. [SJR, EBSCO]
  • Chaudhry, A. A., & Saif, M. I. (2012). Presence and potential of emotional intelligence (EI) in organizational settings. African Journal of Business Management, 6(20), 617-622.
  • Chaudhry, A. A., Malik, M. I. & Ahmad, I. (2011). Examining the relationship of work-life conflict and employee performance: A case from NADRA Pakistan. International Journal of Business and Management, 6(10), 170-177. [EBSCO, Ulrich’s]
  • Chaudhry, A. A., Sajjad, M, & Khan, I. (2011). Employees’ conflict management strategies and demography: A case of Pakistan. African Journal of Business Management, 5(9), 3549-3555. [IF 1.05, ISI indexed journal in 2011]
  • Chaudhry, A. A., & Usman, A. (2011). An investigation of the relationship between employees’ emotional intelligence and performance. African Journal of Business Management, 5(9), 3556-3562. [IF 1.05, ISI indexed journal in 2011]


Conference Papers and Presentations

  • Malik, M., Ali, A. & Ehsan, U. (2019). Emotional labor strategies and intentions to quit among nurses in Pakistan. Presented in ‘21st International Research Conference, April 2019 at SZABIST, Islamabad.
  • Ali, M. M., Ali, A. Iqbal, N. & Farhan, M. (2019). Effect of HRM practices on employee competencies and organizational effectiveness. Presented in ‘21st International Research Conference, April 2019 at SZABIST, Islamabad.
  • Khan, K., & Ali, A. (2015). Efficiency of islamic and conventional banks in Pakistan:

Data envelopment analysis. Presented in ‘Business Research Conference’ held in March 2015 at Foundation University, Islamabad.

  • Razzq, S., Ali, A., & Khan, A. R. (2013). Efficiency measurement of basic health units from operational and beneficiary perspective in earthquake hit areas of Azad Jammu & Kashmir. Presented in ‘International Conference on Divine Economics’ held in December 2013 at University of Azad Jammu & Kashmir, Muzaffarabad.
  • Ali, A., Sajjad, M., & Tulatullah (2008). Relationship between customers’ religious orientation and non-purchase decision for Pepsi and Coca Cola. presented in ‘International Conference on Business and Technology’ held in April 2008 at Iqra University, Islamabad
  • Ali, A., & Rehman, K. (2005). The impact of public versus private consumption on variety seeking behavior for male and female students. presented in ‘Asia Pacific Marketing Conference’ held in Nov 2005, at University Malaysia Sarawak, Malaysia

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