Faculty Profile

Dr. Waheed Ali Umrani

Associate Professor

Contact Member

E-mail : waheed.ali@iba-suk.edu.pk
Office Extension : 4096


Biography

Dr. Waheed Ali Umrani Works as Associate Professor of Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management, at Department of Business Administration, Sukkur IBA University, Sindh, Pakistan. Dr. Umrani holds PhD in Management Sciences from University Utara Malaysia and an MBA from Pakistan. His research interest includes Leadership, Organizational Behavior, Corporate Entrepreneurship, and Human Resource Management. Dr. Umrani is founder and is currently leading Sukkur IBA Case Research Center, an initiative to promote case teaching and case writing at Sukkur IBA. He also holds a high reputation at Sukkur IBA due to his extraordinary contribution in Case Teaching and Case Writing. He has designed course modules for teaching and training on Entrepreneurship, Human Resource Management, Organizational Behavior & Leadership, Change Management & Innovation through case method. At the international level Dr. Umrani has worked in close association with faculty from Ivey Business School, University Malaya Malaysia, Indian Institute of Management Banglore, (India), Asia Pacific Institute of India, Arab Open University Bahrain, and Universiti Utara Malaysia for developing/trainings of cases method and other joint research projects. Whereby at the national level, Dr. Umrani has the honor to work closely with the top most senior faculty of Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) Lahore, Pakistan and IBA Karachi on case teaching, writing, training, and other joint research projects. Dr. Umrani has successfully supervised PhD and Masters students. Won Research Grants at National and International Level and has successfully conducted consultancy for various organizations. He has remained Brand Ambassador for Emerald in Pakistan/UAE in 2018. Dr. Umrani and his students also won Best Case Writing Award in Emerald/HEC Case Writing Competition in 2018/2019. He has presented his work in reputed conferences such as Academy of Management etc. Dr. Umrani has published in top-notch journals such Personnel Review, Journal of Knowledge Management, Academy of Management Proceedings, Leadership & Organization Development Journal, European Journal of Innovation Management, Corporate Social Responsibility and Environmental Management, Journal of Environmental Management, British Food Journal, SageOpen, and Global Business Review to name a few. Some of his work is under-review with high quality journals such as International Journal of HRM, Journal of Business Research, Journal of Business Ethics, Journal of Applied Psychology, and Strategic Management Journal. As a trainer Dr. Umrani has conducted professional trainings for corporate and academicians in Malaysia, United Arab Emirates, and all around Pakistan. Where he has had the opportunity to train, interact and learn from people of 150 different countries. His training portfolio falls in three major areas that include Leadership & Management Development, Case Writing and Case Teaching and Research Methods (from research design to data analysis through latest Structural Equation Modelling Approaches and SPSS). Some of his most popular workshops that have got recognition at national and international level are Designing a Survey Research, How to write an empirical research article, Data-Analysis through Partial Least Square Structural Equation Modeling, Teaching through Case Method, Developing Teaching Cases, Team Building, Decision Making and Developing Effective Leadership through 7-habits of highly effective people. Participants who have benefitted from his trainings, in open as well as customized trainings, have come from various reputed organizations such as University Technology Malaysia, Arab Open University Bahrain, Putra Business School, Universiti Utara Malaysia, State Bank of Pakistan, World Bank, Nestle Pakistan, Engro Foods Pvt Ltd, Isra University Hyderabad, US-AID (Pakistan), Atlas Honda, SRSO (Pakistan), P&G (Pakistan), Pakistan State Oil, Telenor Pakistan, JS Bank, HBL, Allied Bank, MCB, SZABIST Karachi/Larkana, IOBM Karachi, PAF-KIET Karachi, Jinnah Women University Karachi, Iqra University Karachi, IBA Karachi, BZ Multan, University of Sindh, Jamshoro, Mehran Engineering University, and Sukkur IBA University and many others from diversified organizations such as NGOs, Banks and other national institutions.

Qualifications

Degree From Major Year
MBA University of Sindh, Pakistan Human Resource Management 2008
PhD Universiti Utara Malaysia Management 2016


Publications

# Title Author(s)
1 EXAMINING MULTIFACTOR LEADERSHIP QUESTIONNAIRE CONSTRUCT: A VALIDATION STUDY IN THE PUBLIC HOSPITALS OF SINDH, PAKISTAN CONTEXT Pahi , Hussain Munwar
Umrani , Ali Waheed
Hamid , Abdul
, Kamal
Ahmed , Umair
2 The Unresolved Dilemma of Leadership-Commitment Relationship: A Proposed Framework Pahi , MH
Hamid , KA
Ahmed , U
Umrani , Ali Waheed
3 Role and Impact of Reward and Accountability on Training Transfer Ahmed , Umair
AH , Majid Abdul
ML , Zin Mohd
Phulpoto , W
UImrani , Ali Waheed
4 Investigating the Issue of Nurse Job Satisfaction: Role of Esprit De Corps, Task Significance, Self-Efficacy and Resilience: A Case Study Pahi , Hussain Munwar
Shah , Muhammad Syed Mir
Ahmed , Umair
Umrani , Ali Waheed
5 Unveiling the Direct Effect of Corporate Entrepreneurship’s Dimensions on The Business Performance: A Case of Big Five Banks in Pakistan. Umrani , Ali Waheed
MAHMOOD , Rosli
Ahmed , Umair
6 The First Order & Second Order Measurement of Context-specific Market-Orientation in relation to Performance of Public Higher-Education-Institutions in Pakistan Khuwaja , Faiz Muhammad
Shar , Sanaullah
Shaikh , Salman Sanober
Umrani , Ali Waheed
7 20. Addressing generational issues in training and development at Aerospace Composites Malaysia Bhatti , Awais Muhammad
Juhari , Syah Ariff
Umrani , Ali Waheed
8 Assessing the Effect of Managerial Power on Firm Performance through the Perceptual Lens of Executive Remuneration Akram , Farheen
ul Haq , Abrar Muhammad
Umrani , Ali Waheed
9 Modeling Teachers’ Quality of Work Life: A Partial Least Square Approach Malik , Imran Muhammad
Mehmood , Hassan
Umrani , Ali Waheed
10 The impact of perceived calling on work outcomes in a nursing context: The role of career commitment and living one’s calling Afsar , Bilal
Umrani , Ali Waheed
Khan , Awais
11 University Markor: A Context-Specific Scale to Measure Market-Orientation in Universities Khuwaja , Faiz Muhammad
Umrani , Ali Waheed
Shaikh , Salman Sanober
Ahmad , Ammar
Shar , Sanaullah
12 Linking Human Resource Development Practices to Counterproductive Work Behaviour: Does Employee Engagement Matter Kura , Maitama Kabiru
Shamsudin , Mohd Faridahwati
Umrani , Ali Waheed
Saleh , Maya Noor
13 Modelling the Link Between Developmental Human Resource Practices and Work Engagement: The Moderation Role of Service Climate Ahmed , Umair
Kura , Maitama Kabiru
Umrani , Ali Waheed
Pahi , Hussain Munwar
14 Predicting Mobile Banking Acceptance and Loyalty in Chinese Bank Customers Siyal , Waheed Abdul
Donghong , Ding
Umrani , Ali Waheed
15 The moderating effects of employee corporate social responsibility motive attributions (substantive and symbolic) between corporate social responsibility perceptions and voluntary pro-environmental behavior Afsar , Bilal
Al-Ghazali , M. Basheer
Rehman , Ur Zia
Umrani , Ali Waheed
16 When in Rome, do as the Romans do: Factors influencing international students’ intention to consume local food in Malaysia Memon , Ali Mumtaz
Mirza , Zeeshan Muhammad
Lim , Bibiana
Umrani , Ali Waheed
Hassan , Ayyub Mohamed
Cham , Huei Tat
17 Influence of the best practices of environmental management on green product development Dost , Mir
Pahi , Hussain Munwar
Magsi , Bakhsh Hussain
Umrani , Ali Waheed
18 Corporate social responsibility and pro-environmental behavior at workplace: The role of moral reflectiveness, coworker advocacy, and environmental commitment Afsar , Bilal
Umrani , Ali Waheed
19 The role of job crafting and knowledge sharing on the effect of transformational leadership on innovative work behavior Afsar , Bilal
Masood , Mariam
Umrani , Ali Waheed
20 Effects of sources of knowledge on frugal innovation: moderating role of environmental turbulence Dost , Mir
Pahi , Hussain Munwar
Magsi , Bakhsh Hussain
Umrani , Ali Waheed
21 Transformational leadership and innovative work behavior: The role of motivation to learn, task complexity and innovation climate Afsar , Bilal
Umrani , Ali Waheed
22 The impact of ethical leadership style on job satisfaction: Mediating role of perception of Green HRM and psychological safety Ahmad , Ifzal
Umrani , Ali Waheed
23 Corporate entrepreneurship and business performance: The moderating role of organizational culture in selected banks in Pakistan Ahmed. , Umair
, Umrani, Waheed Ali,
, Kabiru Maitama Kura,
24 The Mediating Role of Ethical Climate in the Relationship Between Performance Appraisal and Organizational Performance Umrani , Ali Waheed
, Malam Salihu Sabiu
, Kabiru Maitama Kura,
, Tang Swee Mei,
, Mohd Hasanur Raihan Joarder
25 "Examining the links between teachers support, academic efficacy, academic resilience, and student engagement in Bahrain " Samad , Abdul
, Umair Ahmed,
, Waheed Ali Umrani,
, Muhammad Asif Qureshi,
26 Investigating the Issue of Nurse Job Satisfaction: Role of Esprit De Corps, Task Significance, Self-Efficacy and Resilience: A Case Study Shah, , Muhammad , Syed Mir
, Waheed Ali Umrani
, Munwar Hussain Pahi
, Umair Ahmed,
27 Making Programmer Effective for Software Development Teams: An Extended Study GILAL , ABDUL REHMAN
JAAFAR , JAFREEZAL
ABRO , AHSANULLAH
UMRANI , WAHEED ALI
BASRI , SHUIB
OMAR , MAZNI
28 Engaging Ph.D. Students: Investigating the Role of Supervisor Support and Psychological Capital in a Mediated Model Ahmed , Umair
Umrani , Ali Waheed
Pahi , Hussain Munwar
Shah , Muhammad Syed Mir
29 Examining the Dimensions of Corporate Entrepreneurship Construct: A Validation Study in the Pakistani Banking Context Umrani , Ali Waheed
Mahmood , rosli
30 Examining the absorptive capacity construct: A validation study in the Pakistani banking context Umrani , Ali Waheed
Ahmed , Umair
Memon , Ahmed Pervaiz
31 Organizational Culture as Potential Moderator on the Relationship between Corporate Entrepreneurship and Business Performance: A Proposed Framework Umrani , Ali Waheed
Mahmood , rosli
32 Loosing Your Best Talent: Can Leadership Retain Employees? The Dilemma of the Banking Sector of Hyderabad Sindh, Pakistan: A Mediation Investigation. Pahi , H M
Hamid , A K
Ahmed , Umair
Umrani , Ali Waheed
33 Diving Deep in Employee Training to Understand Employee Engagement Ahmed , Umair
Phulpoto , Waliullah
Umrani , Ali Waheed
Abbas , I S
34 Psychometric Properties Examination of Organizational Culture Construct: Evidence from Pakistan Umrani , Ali Waheed
Memon , Ahmed Pervaiz
Samo , Hussain Altaf
Shah , Mir Muhammad Syed
35 Organizational Culture and Business Performance: An Empirical Investigation in the Pakistani Context Umrani , Ali Waheed
Shah , Muhammad Syed Mir
Memon , Ahmed Pervaiz
Sammo , Hussain Altaf
36 ICON Stores: Managing a New Business Venture Umrani , Waheed Ali
Doudpota , Abdul Khaliq
Ahmed , Umair