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Dr. Mueen Aizaz Zafar (PhD University of Florida, USA)

PROFESSOR/ HOD MANAGEMENT AND SOCIAL SCIENCES
PROFILE SUMMARY

Dr. Mueen Aizaz Zafar served the Banking sector for over eighteen years and was working in MCB Bank Ltd. Pakistan as Senior Vice President HR & Training (2001-2006) when he left for USA. For the first two years he worked in different administrative positions in the Department of Housing at the University of Florida, Gainesville, USA. In 2008 he enrolled for PhD in leadership and higher education administration from the University of Florida, which he completed in 2011.

He also worked in academia where he served as the Department Chair (Business Administration) in the International Islamic University, Islamabad, Pakistan (1997-2001). After completing his PhD, he resumed the academic profession and worked for Riphah International University, Islamabad (2011-12) as Assistant Dean, School of Leadership, and as Dean, Management Sciences at Air University, Islamabad (2012-16). Mueen is currently serving the Capital University of Science and Technology (CUST), Islamabad as Professor, Management Sciences. His main research interests are in HR and Leadership.

QUALIFICATION
Ph.D Leadership & Higher Ed. Administration University of Florida, USA 2011
M.S Development Policy and Planning University of Wales, U.K. 1994
MBA IBA, University of Karachi, Pakistan 1982
BBA (Hons.) Hons IBA, University of Karachi, Pakistan 1981
Bachelor of Arts Arts University of Punjab, Pakistan 1979
TEACHING EXPERIENCE
Faculty member Iqra University 1994 – 2005
Faculty Member Bahria University 1994 – 2005
Associate Professor International Islamic University, Pakistan 1997 – 2001
INDUSTRIAL EXPERIENCE
Senior Vice President MCB Bank Limited, Pakistan 2001 – 2006
Vice President Principal, Training Centers Rawalpindi & Lahore 2001 – 2004
Deputy Director/Asst. Director Agricultural Development Bank of Pakistan 1984 – 1997
MANAGEMENT EXPERIENCE
Dean Air University, Islamabad, Pakistan 2012 – 2015
Assistant Dean Riphah School of Leadership Riphah International University, Islamabad, Pakistan 2011 – 2012
Administrative/Community/Student Assistant University of Florida, USA 2006 – 2011
Graduate Research Assistant University of Florida, USA 2009 – 2011
HONORS & AWARDS
1. Recipient of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office Scholarship Award 1993 – 1994 for M.Sc. in “Development Policy and Planning” under the Britannia Scholarship Scheme of the British Council.
2. Recipient of the highly prestigious Alumni Fellowship award for PhD in “Higher Education Administration”, University of Florida, 2008 – 2011
BOOKS AUTHORED / AUTHORED
  1. Luqman, M., Saqib, L. & Zafar, M. A. (2014). Book on “Islam Main Tadrees Ka Tareeqa Kaar”. Published Riphah International University, Islamabad, Pakistan
JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS
1. Behar-Horenstein, L. S., Roberts, K. W. & Zafar, M. A. (2012). Dental school student and faculty perspectives about changing to comprehensive patient-care clinic management. Journal of Communication in Healthcare, 5(1). ISSN 1753-8068 (Print), 1753-8076 (Online), available at: http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/maney/cih/pre-prints.
2. Behar-Horenstein, L. S., Zafar, M. A. & Roberts, K. W. (2012). Impact of faculty development on physical therapy professors’ beliefs. Journal of Faculty Development 26(2). ISSN 2153-1900.
3. Behar-Horenstein, L. S., Roberts, K. W. & Zafar, M. A. (2012). Factors that advance and restrict programme change and professional development in dental education. Professional Development in Education. ISSN – 1941-5257 (Print), 1941-5265 (Online).
4. Zafar, M. A., Roberts, K. W. & Behar-Horenstein, L. S. (2012). Mentoring Perceptions and Experiences of Culturally Diverse Tenure-accruing Faculty. Journal of Educational Administration and Policy (FJEAP), 5(2). ISSN-1942-3497, available at http://education.ufl.edu/fjeap
5. Khalid, A., Murtaza, G., Zafar, A., Zafar, M. A., Saqib, L. & Mushtaq, R. (2012). Role of Supportive Leadership as a Moderator between Job Stress and Job Performance. Information Management and Business Review 4(9), pp. 487-495, (ISSN 2220-3796).
6. Saqib, L., Nazeer, N., Khan, K., & Zafar, M. A. (2013). Application of Islamic Banking Instrument (Murābaha) for Sugarcane Industry in Developing Countries. Journal of Islamic Economics, Banking and Finance 9(1), ISSN 2070-4658
7. Khan, K., Zafar, M., Saqib, L. & Zafar, A. (2013). Student perceptions of the most desirable attributes of good university teachers: have times really changed? International Journal of Physical and Social Sciences (IJPSS) 3(2), pp. 119-133. ISSN: 2249-5894
8. Behar-Horenstein, L. S., Roberts, K. W., Hudson-Vassell, C.& Zafar, M. A. (2013). Promoting Physical Therapists’ Instructional Expertise and Teacher Efficacy. Journal of Faculty Development 27(3).
9. Saqib, L., Ali, S., A., Aliya M. Z. & Zafar, M. A. (2013).Excessive & Unfair Usage of Cellular Inexpensive Services Adversely Influence The Morals of Youth – A Study on Pakistan. Journal of Gender and Social Issues, 12(1).
10. Saqib, L., Kellie, W. R., Zafar, M. A. Khan, K. & Aliya, M. Z.(2014). Musharakah-A Realistic Approach to the Concept in Islamic Finance and its Application to the Agricultural Sector in Pakistan, Arab Law Quarterly (Brill), 28, pp.1-41.
11. Ahmad, I., Shehzad, K., & Zafar, M. A. (2014). Impact of CSR perceptions on Dimensions of Job Performance with Mediating Effect of Overall Justice Perception, European Journal of Business & Management, 6(20), pp 94-108
12. Saqib, L., Kellie, W. R., Zafar, M. A., Khan, K. (2014). Salam – A Realistic Approach to the Concept in Islamic Finance and its Application to the Agricultural Sector in Pakistan, Journal of Hamdard Islamicus
13. Ishaque, A., Iqbal, H., Zafar, M. A.& Tufail, M.(2014). Creative Workplace: A support for creativity- Case of a Pakistani private sector University. Abasyn Journal of Social Sciences 7(2).
14. Saqib, L., Zafar, M. A., Kellie, W. R & Khan, K. (2015). Local Agricultural Financing and Islamic Banks: Is Qard-al-Hassan a Possible Solution? Emerald Journal of Islamic Accounting and Business Research
15. Saqib, L., Afzal, S., Zafar, M. A. & Aliya, M. Z. (2015).The Role of Central Bank in the Development of Islamic Financial Institutions – A Comparative Study of Iranian and Pakistani Central Banks, Hamdard Islamicus
16. Ahmed, I., Zafar, M. A. & Shahzad, K. (2015). Authentic Leadership Style and Academia’s Creativity in Higher Education Institutions: Intrinsic Motivation and Mood as Mediator. Transylvanian Review of Administrative Sciences, 46(E). ISI publication, impact factor 0.532.
17. Usman, M., Shahzad, K., Roberts, K. W., & Zafar, M. A. (2015). The effect of job insecurity on attitude towards change and organizational citizenship behavior: Moderating role of Islamic work ethics. Journal of Islamic Business and Management, 5(1), 69-90.
18. Saqib, L. & Zafar, M. A. (2016). A Realistic Approach to the concept of Ijārah (leasing) in Islamic finance and its possible role in the development of agricultural sector in Pakistan. Hamdard Islamicus. 2(3).
19. Behar-Horenstein, L. S., Isaac, N., Southwell, C. N., Hudson-Vassell, M. E., Niu, L., Pratto, M. M., Roberts, K. W., Wingfield R. J., Wolfgang, J., Zafar, M. A. (2016). Promoting Academic Socialization Through Service Learning Experiences. International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education 28(2), 158-167.
20.  Ahmed, I., Zafar, M. A., Shahzad, K. & Khan, K. (2016). Understanding the Concept of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR): Attributions from Islamic Perspective. Journal of Islamic Business and Management (JIBM), 6(2).
21.  Saqib, L., Kellie, W. R. & Zafar, M. A (2017). Istisnā’- A Realistic Approach to the Concept in Islamic Finance (Sharī‘ah) and Its Application to the Agricultural Sector in Pakistan. Al-Idah, 34.
22. Ahmed, I., Zafar, M. A. (2017). Impact of Psychological Contract Fulfillment on Organizational Citizenship Behavior: Mediating Role of Perceived Organizational Support. International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management, 30(3). ISI publication, impact factor 3.196.
23. Ahmed, I., Shahzad, K. & Zafar, M. A. (2017). Impact of Corporate Social Responsibility Attributions on Workplace Deviance Behaviors. Journal of Managerial Sciences, XI(2).
24. Fatima, S. & Zafar, M.A. (2018). Servant Leadership and Meaningfulness at Work: The Contingency Effect of Leader Ethical Sensitivity. Pakistan Journal of Social Sciences 38(1).
CONFERENCE PUBLICATIONS
1. Zafar, A. M. & Zafar, M. A. (2009). Conference presentation: “Perceptions and experiences of international students studying in the United States”, SETESOL conference, Atlanta, Georgia, September 17-19, 2009
2. Zafar, A. M. & Zafar, M. A. (2010). Conference presentation: “Exploring new directions: Perceptions and experiences of a group of international students studying in the United States”, SETESOL conference Miami, Florida, September 23-25, 2010
3. Zafar, A. M. & Zafar, M. A. (2011). Conference presentation: “Exploring new directions: Perceptions and experiences of a group of international students studying in the United States”, GSC conference, University of Florida, February 2-3, 2011
4. Behar-Horenstein, L. S., Roberts, K. W. & Zafar, M. A. & Childs, G. (2011). Conference presentation: “Implementing comprehensive clinical education: Faculty and student experiences”. American Dental Education Association (ADEA), San Diego, CA, March 12-16, 2011.
5. Behar-Horenstein, L. S., Roberts, K. W. & Zafar, M. A. & Childs, G. (2011). Conference presentation: “Implementing comprehensive clinical education: Faculty and student experiences,” (with Linda Behar-Horenstein, Kellie Roberts, & Gail Childs), University of Florida College of Dentistry Celebration of Science, Gainesville, FL, April 8, 2011
6. Saqib, L. & Zafar, M. A. (2013). Conference presentation: “The Concept of Corporate Social Responsibility in the Islamic Ethical Regime. Has the Time Really Changed for Revival?” paper presented in the “International Conference on Corporate Social Responsibility & Sustainable Development”. Bangkok, Thailand, June 3-6, 2013
7. Saqib, L. & Zafar, M. A. (2014). Conference presentation: “Islamic Branding: Eyeing commercial gains versus opportunities to introduce Islamic ethics!”. 5th Global Islamic Marketing Conference, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, April 22-24, 2014

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