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.