Dr. Ahmad Usman

Dr. Ahmad Usman has earned his PhD in Management from Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS) in 2018. His PhD research, the role of self-criticism and self-compassion in job demands-resources theory, was supervised by Assoc. Prof. Dr. Kartinah binti Ayupp. During his PhD candidature, he served as a teaching assistant in UNIMAS where he taught courses like Human Resource Management and Research Methods for Business. Prior to his PhD, he has completed his MS (TQM) from Institute of Quality and Technology Management (IQTM), University of the Punjab, Lahore and MBA (Marketing) from University of the Punjab, Gujranwala Campus. Before joining IAS in 2019, his first appointment in University of the Punjab was as a Lecturer in Hailey College of Commerce where he taught courses like Human Resource Management, Total Quality Management, Retail Management and Marketing Management from January, 2009 to September, 2013. He has authored and co-authored many research articles in well-reputed national and international peer reviewed journals. His research interests include the role of personality at workplace, service quality and service delivery, job demands-resource theory, leadership and management styles, high performance work practices, personal vulnerability factors, work engagement, emotional exhaustion, job crafting, psychological capital, interest congruence and impact of entrepreneurial and learning orientation on performance.


Assistant Professor

Phone Number:  042-99231164
E-mail Address:  usman@ias.edu.pk

  1. The Impact of Transformational Leadership Style Perceptions on Innovative Work Behavior of Private School Teachers: The Mediating Role of Organizational Culture Perceptions , Pakistan Journal of Multidisciplinary Research, 2 (2) Y Category (ISSN Online 2710-4745, ISSN Print 2710-4737) , 2021
  2.  Abusive supervision and knowledge hiding: the moderating roles of future orientation and Islamic work ethics, Management Research Review, 44(2) X Category ISSN: 2040-8269, 2021
  3. Predicting entrepreneurial intentions through self efficacy family support, and regret: A moderated mediation explanation, Journal of Entrepreneurship in Emerging Economies, 13 (1) X Category ISSN: 2053-4604, 2021
  4. Work-family conflict and job dissatisfaction among police officers, Policing : An International Journal , 43 (2) ISSN: 1363-951X, 2020
  5. Re-investigation of the resource curse hypothesis : the role of political institutions and energy prices in BRIC countries, Resource Policy, 69 ISSN 0301-4207, 2020