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Dr Zaib Maroof

Adjunct Faculty

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Education

  • Doctor of Philosophy, National Defence University (NDU), Islamabad, Pakistan (2020)
  • Master of Philosophy, National Defence University (NDU), Islamabad, Pakistan (2014)
  • Bachelor of Business administration, Foundation University (FUI), Islamabad, Pakistan (2012)
AREAS OF EXPERTISE
  • ECONOMICS
  • ACCOUNTING & FINANCE
  • INNOVATION, DECISION-MAKING & LEADERSHIP
SUBJECT TAUGHT / STUDENT PROJECT MENTOR
  • Principles of Management
  • Financial Accounting
  • Business Research Methods
  • Ethics of Business and society
  • Organisation Behaviour
  • Consumer Behaviour
  • Strategic & Innovation Management
  • Business Economics
  • Marketing Research
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Principles of HRM
  • Introduction to Finance
  • Total Quality Management
  • Project Management
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Principles of Marketing
  • Business Communication
  • Communication skills
  • Management Information System
  • Oral Communication
  • Macroeconomics
  • Research Methodology
EXPERIENCE

Academic experience

  • Assistant Professor (June 2020 – January 2022)
    Faculty of Management Sciences, Foundation University Islamabad, Pakistan
  • Senior Lecturer (January 2018 - May 2020)
    Faculty of Management Sciences, Foundation University Islamabad, Pakistan
  • Lecturer (September 2014 - December 2018)
    Faculty of Management Sciences, Foundation University Islamabad, Pakistan
  • Sessional/Visiting Lecturer (February 2015 - July 2016)
    Department of Leadership & Management Studies, National Defence University, Pakistan

CONSULTING EXPERIENCE

  • Consultation Training on Building Blocks of Management to Fauji Fertilizer (Pakistan)
  • Consultation Training on Production and Operations Management to Fauji Foods (Pakistan)
  • Consultation Training on Supply Chain Management to Fauji Cereals (Pakistan)
  • Consultation Training on Operations Management to Fauji Fon Gas (Pakistan)

CONFERENCES & WORKSHOPS

  • Workshop on business education in a time of change: towards a new normal by NBEAC
  • Certificate of participation in workshop on SEM: A technique for Multivariate Data Analysis
  • Certificate of participation in workshop on Statistical Package for Social Sciences (SPSS)
  • Certificate of participation in workshop on qualitative research tool NVIVO
  • Certificate of participation in workshop on Analysis of Moment Structure
  • Certificate of participation in workshop on STATA-Research Analysis Tool
  • Certificate of participation in workshop on Conducting and Supervising Research
  • Certificate of participation in workshop on quantitative and qualitative data analysis in SPSS.
  • Workshop on writing a research proposal
  • Certificate of participation on OBE using Blooms Taxonomy and Balanced Score card
  • Certificate of participation in 1st National Research Workshop
  • QA Process and Role of Program Team in SA of Programs Quality enhancement workshop
  • Three training sessions on “Effective Presentation Skills” by HEC PK and Virtual University PK
  • A series of research workshop on “Writing a Research Proposal” (Webinar) by IRP
  • A series of research workshop on “Literature Review (Webinar) by IRP
  • A series of research workshop on “Mixed Methods Research” (Webinar)
  • Landscape of Financial Service sector of Pakistan, Outlook& Challenges by SECP & HEC

AWARDS & RECOGNITION

2021 - Higher Education Commission of Pakistan approved PhD Supervisor award

2021 - Cash Award for Publication in Impact Factor Journal and ABDC Listed Journals

2020 - Young Researcher Award 2019

2019 - Young Researcher Award 2018

2019 - Cash Award for Publication in Impact Factor Journal from NDU, PK

2014 - Presidents Gold Medal

2012 - Academic Gold Medal

2012 - Best Graduating Gold Medal

2015 - Certificate of Appreciation at career counselling session at FURC

2017 - Certificate of Appreciation for wonderfully organising Sport Week 2017 at FUI Pakistan

2014 - Certificate of Appreciation Foundation University Pak Business Research Conference

2014 - Merit Scholarship in Master of Philosophy


MEMBERSHIPS

  • Professional Member of Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management
  • National Business Education Accreditation NBEAC, Pakistan

MEDIA APPEARANCES & COVERAGE

Featured for achievement of best graduating gold medal & Academic Gold Medal on FUI Convocation in CITY NEWS, Pakistan (October 2012)

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Jawad, M., Naz, M., Maroof, Z. et al. Impact of stock investment on economic performance: a comparative study of on developed & developing economies. Quality and Quantity (2022). IF 2.87, H-index 62, SCImago Journal Rank (SJR)* 0.865. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11135-022-01447-0
  • Jawad, M., Naz, M., Rizwan,S., Maroof, Z., Waheed,N., Majeed, A.& Rashid. R (2022) Impact of long run investment of stock in developed & developing economies, Cogent Economics & Finance, Vol 10(1), https://doi.org/10.1080/23322039.2022.2085378
  • Jawad, M., Maroof, Z. and Naz, M., 2022. Industrial development dynamics: An exquisite examination of European Union and United Kingdom. International Journal of Finance & Economics, 27(1), pp. 125-136, IF 3.070, H-Index 39, SCImago Journal Rank SJR*0.505, SNIP*1.261, Online ISSN: 1099-1158. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1002/ijfe.2571
  • Jawad, M., Maroof, Z. and Naz, M., 2021. Impact of pandemic COVID‐19 on global economies (a seven‐scenario analysis). Managerial and Decision Economics, 42(7), pp.1897-1908, IF= 0.975, H-Index 51, SCImago Journal Rank (SJR)* 0.288, Online ISSN: 1099-1468. DOI https://doi.org/10.1002/mde.3337
  • Maroof, Z., Jawad, M., Naz, M., Jabbar, H. M. and Waheed, N., 2021. The Impact of Covid-19 on the Aviation Industry: A Post Covid Econometric Analysis. International Journal of Innovation, Creativity and Change, 15(8), pp. 490-510, Q2 and Excellence in Research Australia (ERA Journal Number 200761), H-Index 14, Journal IF 6.762 https://www.ijicc.net/images/Vol_15/Iss_8/15829_Maroof_2021_E1_R.pdf
  • Maroof, Z., Ahmed, S. and Hadi, U.N., 2021. Knowledge, Attitude and Practice towards COVID-19 among Pakistan University Students. International Journal of Innovation, Creativity and Change, 15(6), pp. 433-445, Q2 and Excellence in Research Australia (ERA Journal Number 200761), H-Index 14, Journal IF 6.762 https://www.ijicc.net/images/Vol_15/Iss_6/15605_Maroof_2021_E1_R.pdf
  • Jawad, M., Naz, M. and Maroof, Z., 2021. Era of digital revolution: Digital entrepreneurship and digital transformation in emerging economies. Business Strategy & Development, 4(3), pp.220-228, IF 2.27, H-index 7, SCImago Journal Rank (SJR)* 0.488, SNIP* 0.8442, Online ISSN: 2572-3170. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1002/bsd2.145
  • Rehman, U.Z., Zia, M. and Maroof, Z., 2020. Impact of social identity management on leadership effectiveness: An evidence from Asian countries. Pakistan Journal of Social Sciences (PJSS), 40(2), pp 847-855, ISSN (print): 2074-2061. http://pjss.bzu.edu.pk/website/journal/article/5ef3a104d47ae/page
  • Naseer, R., Amin, M. and Maroof, Z., 2019. Countering Violent Extremism in Pakistan: Methods, Challenges and Theoretical Underpinnings. NDU Journal, 33, pp.100-116, ISSN 2073-0926, 2073-0926. http://111.68.99.125/website/ndu-journal/pub-new/05-Countering-Violent-Extremism.pdf
  • Ahmad, B., Maroof, Z., McClean, S., Charles, D. and Parr, G., 2020. Economic impact of energy saving techniques in cloud server. Cluster Computing, 23(2), pp.611-621, IF* 1.906, H-Index-50, SCImago Journal Rank SJR*0.335, SNIP* 0.7441, Electronic ISSN 1573-7543; Print ISSN 1386-7857. https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10586-019-02946-w.
  • Jawad, M., Maroof, Z. and Naz, M., 2019. Industrial development factors: a comprehensive analysis of United States of America, European Union and China. Quality & Quantity, 53(4), pp.1763-1821, IS* 2.21, SCImago Journal Rank SJR *0.689, H-Index-57, SNIP *1.625, Electronic ISSN 1573-7845; Print ISSN 0033-5177. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11135-019-00838-0.
  • Jawad, M., Maroof, Z. and Naz, M., 2019. Development dynamics: pre and Post Brexit analysis of United Kingdom. Quality & Quantity, 53(2), pp.791-811. IS*2.21, SCImago Journal Rank SJR*0.689, H-Index-57, SNIP*1.625, Electronic ISSN 1573-7845; Print ISSN 0033-5177. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11135-018-0789-3.
  • Maroof, Z., Hussain, S., Jawad, M. and Naz, M., 2019. Determinants of industrial development: a panel analysis of South Asian economies. Quality & Quantity, 53(3), pp.1391-1419. IS*2.21, SCImago Journal Rank SJR*0.689, H-Index-57, SNIP*1.625, Electronic ISSN 1573-7845; Print ISSN 0033-5177. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11135-018-0820-8.
  • Maroof, Z. and Rehman, O.U., 2018. Impact of Declining Macro-Economic indicators on the national security of Pakistan. NDU Journal, 32(1), pp 56-67, ISSN 2073-0926, 2073-0926. https://ndujournal.ndu.edu.pk/site/issue/view/17/12.
  • ELLAHI, N., KIANI, A., MEHMOOD, Z. and MAROOF, Z., 2018. Food Inflation and Poverty Nexus: An Empirical Ascertainment. Research Journal Social Sciences, 7(1), pp. 63–72. https://lahore.comsats.edu.pk/Papers/Abstracts/555-8586483692738256011.pdf
  • Maroof, Z., Shah, S.A. and Ahmad, B., 2017. Does vertical integration strategy for merger & acquisitions a fruitful decision? An Evidence from Pakistani Merger Market. Academy of Accounting and Financial Studies Journal, 21(2), pp.1-31. IS*0.89, SCImago Journal Rank (SJR)*0.2,H- Index 12, Print ISSN: 1096-3685; Online ISSN:1528-2635. https://www.abacademies.org/articles/does-vertical-integration-strategy-for-merger--acquisitions-a-fruitful-decision-an-evidence-from-pakistani-merger-market-6744.html.
  • Maroof, Z., Mabood, N., Mehmood, K. and Ahmad, B., 2017. Linking procedural justice and employee development: Investigating the mediating role of trust among primary and secondary Pakistani school teachers. Academic Research International, 8, pp. 34-44. GIF* 0.761. http://www.savap.org.pk/journals/ARInt./Vol.8(1)/ARInt.2017(8.1-05).pdf.
  • Maroof, Z., Affandi, H., Ahmed, S. and Ahmad, B., 2017. Impact of Leverage or Debt Management on Stock Returns: Empirical Evidence From Fuel & Energy & Textile Sector Of Pakistan. Academic Research International, 8(1), pp 111-119, GIF* 0.761. http://www.savap.org.pk/journals/ARInt./Vol.8(1)/ARInt.2017(8.1-13).pdf
  • Mehmood, K., Maroof, Z., Kiani, A.K., Cheema, S.A. and ul Mabood, N., 2017. Organizational Culture and Organizational Performance: Investigating the Mediatory Role of Leadership in the Banking Sector of Pakistan. Foundation University Journal of Business & Economics, 2(1), pp.1-18, ISSN: 2414-4770, https://fui.edu.pk/fjs/index.php/fujbe/article/view/115/47.
  • Mahmood, K., Maroof, Z., Qaim, S. and Affandi, H., 2017. Employees Empowerment, Organizational Commitment & Mediatory Role of Perceived Organizational Support: An Empirical Evidence from Banking Sector of Pakistan. Foundation University Journal of Business & Economics, 2(2), pp.1-16. ISSN: 2414-4770 https://fui.edu.pk/fjs/index.php/fujbe/article/view/121/53.
  • Kiani, A., Ullah, S. and Maroof, Z., 2017. Where are we going? Empirical Analysis of Pakistan’s Economy. Foundation University Journal of Business & Economics, 2(2), pp. 82-91 ISSN: 2414-4770. https://fui.edu.pk/fjs/index.php/fujbe/article/view/125/57
  • Ellahi, N., Maroof, Z., Mehmood, H.Z. and Kiani, A., 2017. Education and Socioeconomic Development: Finding the Way Forward. Science International, 29(2), pp.361-361. ISI IF*1.365, (2016-2017), ISSN: 1013-5316 http://www.sci-int.com/pdf/636300161324048875

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

  • Presented Paper at Australia and New Zealand Academy of Management Conference, 2-3 December 2021. Management issues and approaches of non-profit operations: A perspective on operations management. http://anzamconference.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/01/8038ANZAM-Papers-and-Abstracts-Conference-Solutions_DEC-2021_V3.pdf4
  • Presented Paper at International Conference on Finance, Economics, Management, IT and Business, 3-5 May 2019. Merger & Acquisition: A Comparative Integration Analysis of Third World Country. (ISBN 978-989-758-370-4, pages78-85. DOI: 10.5220/0007761000780085 https://www.scitepress.org/PublicationsDetail.aspx?ID=X1gaiTEHAek=&t=1
  • Presented Paper at iCETiC19, Metropolitan University, UK August 19–20, 2019, Economic impact of Resource Optimization in Cloud Environment Using Different Virtual Machine Allocation Policies.https://www.springer.com/in/book/9783030239428#otherversion=9783030239428
  • Presented Paper at “2nd International Conference on Business, Economics & Education Management – ICBEM 2018” 23-24 Feb 2018 Sukkur IBA University, Pakistan. “Impact of Social Identity Management on Leadership Effectiveness: Empirical Evidence from the Asian Countries”.
  • Presented Paper at “1st International Conference on Management and Commerce (ICMC) - 2018” University of Gujarat. Analysing Nexus between Financial Reforms and Savings in Pakistan: An Econometric Investigation.
  • Presented Paper at International conference on "Poverty and Social Inequalities in Pakistan: Inclusive Growth Perspective" HEC - Thematic 2017. Investigating the Role of Human Capital for Economic Growth: An Econometric Analysis.
  • Presented Paper at Exploring Learning Leadership Theories in Asia 2017 (Thailand, Bangkok): Promoting Scholarship & Mobility in Asia. Examination of Comparative Performance between Domestic and Foreign Islamic Banks: A Post-Liberalization Analysis.
  • Presented Paper at South Asian International Conference 2016: Impact of leverage or debt Management on Stock returns: An empirical evidence from energy & textile sector of Pakistan.
  • Presented Paper at South Asian International Conference 2016: Linking Procedural justice and Employee development: Investigating the mediating role of trust among primary & secondary Pakistani School teachers.
  • Presented Paper at South Asian International Conference 2016: Measuring impact of employee’s empowerment on organizational Commitment and studying mediatory role of perceived organizational support: an empirical evidence from banking sector of Pakistan

CHAPTERS IN BOOKS

Ahmad B., Maroof Z., McClean S., Charles D., Parr G. (2019) Economic Impact of Resource Optimisation in Cloud Environment Using Different Virtual Machine Allocation Policies. In: Miraz M., Excell P., Ware A., Soomro S., Ali M. (eds) Emerging Technologies in Computing. iCETiC 2019. Lecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering, Vol 285. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-23943-5_4.


FUNDED RESEARCH PROJECTS

  • Training Need Assessment of Fauji Fertilizer
  • Supply Chain disruption and revival due to Covid-19: A Study of Pakistan

EDITORIAL AND REVIEWER ACTIVITIES

  • Reviewer Australia and New Zealand Academy of Management
  • Reviewer of Cogent Economics and Finance
  • Reviewer of Foundation University Journal of Business and Economics
  • External Evaluator for the thesis: Fatima Jinnah Women University, Pakistan
  • Member Departmental Admission Committee: Fatima Jinnah Women University Pakistan