Muhammad Nisar Muhammad Sharif Khan

I have completed my PhD in organizational behaviors/leadership from the Queensland University of Technology Australia. I am currently working as an Assistant Professor in the College of Business Administration, Ajman University, UAE. My areas of interest in research are servant leadership, trust, organizational justice/injustice, organizational politics and women entrepreneurship. I have published in the leading management journals including the Personnel Review, International Journal of Conflict Management, Management Research Review, Asia Pacific Management Review and International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behavior & Research.

  • PhD, Queensland University of Technology, Australia, 2018.
  • MS, International Islamic University Islamabad, Pakistan, 2010.
  • MBA, Northern University Nowshera, Pakistan, 2006.
  • Lecturer, Faculty of Management Sciences, International Islamic University Islamabad, Pakistan, 04-02-2010 to 30-06-2013.
  • Lecturer, Department of Higher Studies, Holmes Institute Brisbane Campus, Australia, 23-07-2018 to 31-07-2020.
  • Assistant Professor, College of Business Administration, University of Sharjah, UAE, 30-08-2020 to 22-08-2021.
  • Assistant Professor, College of Business Administration, Ajman University, UAE, 22-08-2021 till date.
Teaching Area
  • Human Resources Management, Recruitment and Selection, Training and Development, Organization Behaviors, Strategic Management.
  • Servant Leadership, Organizational Politics, Trust, Organizational Justice/Injustice, Deviant Behaviors.
Conference Presentation
  • Mohammad Nisar Khattak and Habib-ur-Rahman (2020). Impact of Terrorist Incidents on the Stock Returns: Empirical Evidence from Religious, Political, and Regional Incidents. 6th International Conference on “Multidisciplinary Academic Research & Global Innovation” (MARGI-2020). Amsterdam, Netherlands.
  • Habib-ur-Rahman and Mohammad Nisar Khattak (2020). Impact of Privatization on Banking and Industrial Sector in Pakistan. 7th International Conference on “Multidisciplinary innovation for Sustainability and Growth” (MISG-2020). Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  • Mohammad Nisar Khattak and Habib-ur-Rahman (2020). Credit Rating Announcements and Stock Returns: Evidence from the Insurance Sector of Pakistan. 6th International Conference on “New Directions in Multidisciplinary Research & Practice” (NDMRP-2020) London, UK.
  • Mohammad Nisar Khattak and Peter O’Connor (2019). Perceived organizational injustice and deviant behaviors: Moderating role of attitudes towards revenge. Australian conference on personality and individual differences (ACPID) (28-29 November, 2019). QUT Business School Australia.
  • Mohammad Nisar Khattak (2019). Perceived organizational injustice and deviant behaviors: Moderating impact of neuroticism. 6th International Conference on Multidisciplinary Trends in Academic Research (MTAR-September 27-28, 2019) at Bangkok, Thailand.
  • Mohammad Nisar Khattak, Zolin Roxanne and O’Connor Peter (2016). Give good and, get good? Do servant leadership behaviors work in a political organizational culture? 30th ANZAM conference, 6-9 December, 2016, School of Management, QUT Business School Brisbane, Australia.
  • Mohammad Nisar Khattak, Mohammad Mohtsham Saeed and Tazeem Ali Shah (2011). Consumers’ attitudes towards non-local products: empirical evidence from Pakistan, 2nd International Conference on Business and Economic Research (14-16 March, 2011), Langkavi Kedah (Malaysia).
Memberships, Awards and Honors
  • I got an exchange scholarship (six months) from the University of Amsterdam Netherlands in 2013-14 of worth approximately EUR 10000.
  • I got the prestigious QUTPRA (Queensland University of Technology Australia Postgraduate Research Award) in the years 2014-2018 for my PhD studies.
  • I am a recipient of the QUT Momentum Visiting Fellowship which started from 19-08-2018 to 31-07-2020.
  • Academy of Management (Member)
  • American Psychological Association (Member)
  • First International Network of Trust (Member)