Dr. Ammad Zafar

Assistant Professor

Head of Department (HoD)

Management Sciences


Dr. Ammad is a distinguished academician who holds a Ph.D. from the University of Karachi's Department of Public Administration. With a remarkable aptitude for research, he has made significant contributions to both national and international research journals, spanning diverse fields such as education, health, youth, transportation, entrepreneurship, financial management, human resources, and gender studies. During his academic journey, he played a pivotal role as a research assistant in the "Managing Megacities" project, jointly supervised by George Mason University in the USA and the Department of Public Administration. Dr. Ammad's exceptional analytical skills were showcased as he managed and analyzed extensive data, including a survey of 1,991 households and interviews with 11,124 individuals. His data analysis expertise, particularly using SPSS, generated 300 analyses focused on the attributes of Karachi city. Currently, Ammad serves as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Management Sciences at UIT University, where he imparts his research acumen and knowledge to students pursuing management sciences.

Dr. Ammad's educational journey is marked by a Ph.D., and his professional experience spans 15 years. He has held key positions such as Assistant Professor at UIT University, Lecturer (Visiting Faculty) at the University of Karachi, and Lecturer (Visiting Faculty) at Benazir Bhutto Shaheed University Lyari. His expertise extends to Comparative Public Administration, Computer Applications, Quantitative Research, Management Information Systems, Project Management, and ERP. Beyond academia, Dr. Ammad has diverse industry experience, including managerial roles at M/s Noor Petroleum Service and advisory positions at M/s Noor Enterprises. Additionally, he contributed as a teacher in various private institutions, covering subjects ranging from Physics and Chemistry to Accounts, Statistics, Economics, and Business Law. He also served as an HR Manager at Travelup Pakistan Operations (PVT) LTD.

Dr. Ammad's commitment to professional development is evident through various training programs, internships, and conference attendance. He completed a course on sustainable development from Columbia University and received training in Human Resource Management from the University of Karachi. His participation in international conferences and workshops, such as those organized by NED University and George Mason University, further showcases his dedication to staying updated with current research trends. His extensive list of publications reflects his substantial contributions to the field, covering topics from health issues in megacities to the effects of succession planning on employee retention. Dr. Ammad's accomplishments include initiating the research journal "Global Journal for Management and Administrative Sciences," gaining recognition from HEC Advisory, and having his studies on educational institutions' role in entrepreneurship development and youth emigration internationally acknowledged as model studies.

  • Kalabagh Dam – A Policy Debate Published in “The Government” – Annual research journal of political Science 4(4), 2015.
  • Emerging Health Issues in Megacities: An Analysis on Causes of Non-Communicable Diseases in Karachi Published in Public Policy and Administration Research, 6 (11), 20-26, 2016.
  • Analysis of Factors Affecting Quality of Schools/Colleges (A Case Study of Karachi based on Perception of Parents of School Going Children) Published in International Journal of Academic Research in Business and Social Sciences 6(12), 2016.
  • Role of Women in Development of Pakistan: A Case Study of Women Participation in Labour Force in Pakistan, Published in Pakistan Journal of Gender Studies 13, 221-234, 2016.
  • Causes of terrorism and extremism in Pakistan Presented at 2nd National Harmony Workshop organized by National Defence University Islamabad, Published in Proceedings.
  • Analysis of Role of Educational Institutions in Development of Entrepreneurs (A Case Study of Karachi) Published in International Journal of Academic Research in Business and Social Sciences, 7(1), 95-110, 2017.
  • Determinant of Frequent Road Accidents in Megacities (A Case study of Karachi), Published in Developing Country Studies,7(3), 97-103, 2017.
  • The Effect of Financial Leverage and Market Size on Stock Returns on the Karachi Stock Exchange: Evidence from Selected Stocks in the Non-Financial Sector of Pakistan Published in The International Journal of Business & Management, 5(10), 246-252, 2017.
  • BRICS: Is the Group Really Creating Impact? Published in International Journal of English Literature and Social Sciences (IJELS), 2(6), 10-14, 2017.
  • China Pakistan Economic Corridor: Importance and Challenges for Pakistan and China Published in International Journal of Social Science and Economic Research (IJSSER), 2(1), 5059-5068, 2017.
  • SMEs and its role on economic and socio-economic growth of Pakistan Published in International Journal of Academic Research in Accounting, Finance and Management Sciences, 7(4),195-205, 2017.
  • Effects of Working Capital Management of Procter & Gamble on Its Profitability Published in Research Journal of Finance and Accounting, 9(7),35-41, 2018.
  • Implication of HR components on employee performance (A comparative analysis on Public and Private sector employees) Published in Pakistan Administrative Review, 2(2), 223-232, 2018.
  • Effects of Succession Planning on Organizational Growth Published in Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities, 59(1), 21-33, 2020.
  • Effects of Succession Planning on Leadership Elevation Published in Pakistan Journal of Applied Social Sciences, 11(2), 21-36, 2020.
  • Determinant of Youth emigration (A case study of Karachi) published in Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities, 60(1), 45-62, 2021.
  • Relationship of sexting behaviour with psychological distress published in Palarch’s Journal of Archaeology of Egypt/Egyptology, 18(7), 3424-3437, 2021.
  • Physical And Psychological Impacts Of COVID-19 On Elderly People Published in Webology, 18 (6), 6356-6364, 2021.
  • Dynamics of Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing: A Challenge to Pakistan, Published in Global Journal for Management and Administrative Sciences, 3 (1), 17-40, 2022.
  • Effect of Succession Planning on Employee Retention (A case study of Customer Service Industry in Karachi) Published in Global Journal for Management and Administrative Sciences, 3 (3), 39-57, 2022.
  • Dynamics of Money Laundering and Terrorism: In Immigrants’ Nexus Perspective Published in Pakistan Journal of Applied Social Sciences, 13 (2), 89-106, 2022.
  • The Role of Emotional Intelligence in Transformational Leadership Published by in Journal of Positive School Psychology, 7(5)
  • Economic Instabilities Lead to Privatization in Any State, An Exposition of Pakistan’s Privatization Policy Published in Journal of Positive School Psychology, 4(4), 678-692.
  • The Effect of Leadership Development Programs on Leadership Effectiveness in The Corporate Sector Published by in Journal of Positive School Psychology, 7(6).
  • Examining the effects of Employee Empowerment through Media Technologies on Job Satisfaction and Employee Engagement in the Digital Era Published by in Journal of Mass Communication, 28(1).

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