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MEKEI, in conjunction with WASD, has built a strong network of researchers, policy makers, educators, consultants and employers from all parts of the world to exchange knowledge and experience and discuss current developments and challenges. This directory can be used to help find, support and collaborate with experts from the network.

Interested in joining the expert directory? Complete the application form. Please check your details in our directory after 48 hrs and if you can not find your name, please contact the directory coordinator at . You can also join the expert directories of our sister organisation: World Association for Sustainable Development (WASD) and Sudan Knowledge (SK).

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Dr. Ghulam Ali

Assistant Professor Effat UniversityHuman Resources Managemnt

PhD MRes MSc

Location: ‎Jeddah, KSA


Dr. Ghulam Ali currently working as Assistant Professor HRM at Lahore Business School and Effat College of Business. He has more than 10 years, diversified, experience in teaching, training, research, & consultancy in both public & private institutes. He has served as Director SIBA Executive Development Center, Coordinator of EMBA, MS & PhD programs, HoD of Business department, Assistant Professor (HRM/OB) at Sukkur IBA, and visiting faculty member at IAE Aix-en-Provence, France. He has organized more than 50 workshops, seminars, & training where he has trained more than 3000 professionals. His services have been hired as a Lead Trainer for more than 25 training & workshops conducted by well-known organizations such as SSGC, IRD, Literacy and Education Department of Sindh Government, NSUSC, ASP LUMS, CIDA, USAID, etc. He has been actively involved in empirical/quantitative research in the areas of leadership, trust, work-family interference, employee performance, etc. My 16 research papers have been published/presented in peer-reviewed top journals, such as Group and Organization Management, International Journal of HRM, etc., and conferences, such as AoM Annual Conference. So far, he has supervised 5 MS &2 PhD (in process) theses. Apart from my teaching, training, and research work, he has written some successful project proposals, including 9.05 million from International Relief & Development (IRD) and a project of worth 19.20 million from Ministry of Education, Sindh, and successfully completed. He has also given consultancy on USAID project on Teacher Educators, World Bank sponsored a project on Standardized Achievement Test (SAT-II) in Sindh. Along with teaching, he has giving consultancy on designing effective Assurance of Learning system in business education and progressing for AACSB International Accreditation.

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