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The First Private University in Bangladesh

Department of Management

About Us

The Department of Management was formed and inaugurated in 2014. Prior to 2014, Management was offered as one of the majors under Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) program. However, for better governance and quality education, the department had been reorganized and established in Spring of 2014. Department of Management currently offers BBA Degree in five majors. The majors offered from the department are Management, Management Information System (MIS), Human Resource Management (HRM), Supply Chain Management, and Entrepreneurship.

The department is the cutting-edge hub of management in South Asia for its courses, number of students, quality of faculty members in terms of teaching and educational background, and extent of knowledge dissemination and contribution in existing state of the art concept of the management on a global basis. This department consists of 53 core and 44 adjunct faculty members. The department’s faculty members are graduates and doctorates from some of the world’s leading universities such as Cambridge, John Hopkins, Manchester, Connecticut, Lancaster, Carleton, Waterloo, Auckland, and more. It is internationally recognized for the local and foreign faculty members who have the knowledge and capability to support the academic environment of a university.    

The department set its vision to address, create, and customize management reflecting domestic cultural traits doctrines equivalent to global standards since its inception. It has proclaimed to develop human resource equipped with efficient, flexible, and dynamic management knowledge and experience. This department contains several committees comprised of senior faculty members who continuously review the curriculum and all course materials for existing and forthcoming courses. Following the guidelines of these committees' recommendations, all course materials are revised and amended, while emerging courses are evaluated thoroughly. This is an ongoing process, and this department has continuously engaged in developing and improving the overall teaching methods to be consistent with the standards of higher education in North America.

Apart from their teaching responsibilities, faculty members are engaged in research activities as well. These faculty members are now the essential part of global research arena and they are publishing philanthropic research studies in numerous leading journals published from North America, Australia and Europe such as Government Information Quarterly, Applied Economics, International Journal of Psychology, Information Systems Frontiers, Journal of Information Management, Journal of Computer Information Systems, Australasian Journal of Information Systems, Society and Business Review, etc. The Department of Management extensive business cases exceed 40 in number and cover diversifies industries and sectors. Business cases published in journals such as Vision - The Journal of Business Perspective (Sage Publications), South Asian Journal of Business and Management Cases (Sage Publications), Global Business Review (Sage Publications), Asia-Pacific Journal of Management Research and Innovation (Sage Publications), Decision (Springer), Business Perspectives and Research (Sage Publications), SAGE Business Cases (Sage Publications), and Asian Case Research Journal (National University of Singapore/World Scientific Publishing).

 

Location: North Academic Building (NAC) 8th Floor
Number of Core Faculty Members: 46
Number of Core Faculty Members on study Leave: 6
Number of Adjunct Faculty: 14
Department Chairman : Dr. Jashim Uddin Ahmed, Tel: 55668200 ext. 1705
Department Secretary: Ms. Umma Jakia, Tel: 55668200 ext. 1730
Student activity: HR Club

Chairman's Message

 

Welcome to the Department of Management

The Department of Management is one of the four departments in the School of Business & Economics (SBE) of North South University (NSU). It is considered to be the largest in SBE in terms of number of students, number of faculty members and number of majors offered. Currently the department offers BBA, MBA and EMBA degrees majoring in Entrepreneurship (ETR), Human Resource Management (HRM), Management (MGT), Management Information System (MIS) and Supply Chain Management (SCM). It offers 26 courses, the highest number of courses offered amongst the departments of the school. The offered courses have been taught by distinguished faculty members having degrees from prestigious universities abroad, mostly from USA, Canada, UK, Australia, New Zealand, Sweden, Japan, South Africa, South Korea, etc. Many of our academic staffs have teaching and research experiences from reputed foreign universities. The department currently has 43 full-time and 22 adjunct faculty members, along with their proven teaching skills and research expertise in their respective fields.  Five full-time faculty members have been on study leave to pursue their doctoral (Ph. D.) degrees.  

As a part of the strategic plan of SBE, our department vigorously worked with other departments of the school to achieve approval of Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), USA and the school had been accredited recently. The department has been investing a lot in appointing talents, hiring technologies, and providing modern facilities to enhance student learning experience on priority basis. The department shares the state of the art labs (with advanced software) of SBE, designed to address the growing needs of our students and the industries. It also has fully furnished classrooms with multi-media that are dedicated to the students and faculty members of the department for better learning.

Faculty members of this department have been actively involved in various categories of research for solutions of national and international problems. The research work of some of our faculty members have appeared in peer-reviewed reputed international journals. Currently many faculty members of the department are in the process of publishing their research articles in higher quality peer-reviewed international journals. The Department of Management always values and encourages its faculty members to actively involve into cutting-edge research and knowledge creation. Research works of some of our faculty members have been fully funded by NSU, UGC, or other prestigious agencies.  

Faculty members of the Department of Management have considerable contribution in the NSU community. A senior professor and a well-experienced faculty member of the department have been serving SBE as Dean and Assistant Dean respectively. Besides, many of our faculty members are actively engaged in various committees of NSU. MBA and EMBA programs of the school are administered by a director who is a popular faculty member of this department. In addition, faculty members of this department have been administering some important affairs like Career and Placement Centre (CPC) as director, School-wide Student Learning Assessment Program (SLA) as Coordinator, advising Young Entrepreneurs Society (YES) club as advisor, Proctoring as Assistant Proctor, etc.

The department has the intention to expand its activities even further in the near future by having its own clubs for MGT, MIS and SCM. The department will continue in its endeavor to invest more in the coming days to enhance quality for education and research across the board as it shares the same vision with the rest of the School of Business.

Chairman
Dr. Jashim Uddin Ahmed
Ph.D., Univeristiy of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology (UMIST), UK
MA, Univeristiy of Northumbria, UK

Course Map & Curriculum


Course Map & Curriculum for Undergrad

Research & Publications

LIST OF PUBLICATIONS: 2018

Ahmed, Jashim U., Tinne, W.S., Al-Amin, M. & Rahanaz, M. (2018). ‘Social Innovation and SONO Filter for Drinking Water’, Society and Business Review, Vol. 13(1), pp. 15-26, Emerald Publishing.

Ahmed, Jashim U., Khan, M.M., Sultana, I., Ahmed, A. & Begum, F. (2018). ‘Ryanair: A Low-cost Business Model in the European Airline Industry’, SAGE Business Cases, (In Press), SAGE Publications.  

Ahmed, Jashim U., Rahanaz, M. & Siddique, R. (2018). ‘Friendship Floating Hospitals: Healthcare for Riverine People in Bangladesh.’ Journal of Developing Societies, Vol. 34(In Press), SAGE Publications.

Ahmed, Jashim U., Sultana, H. & Khan, M.M. (2018). ‘Saudi Aramco: A Blend between Profit and Politics’, FIIB Business Review, Vol. 7(2), pp. 88-99, SAGE Publications.

Ahmed, Jashim U., Sultana, H. & Ahmed, A. (2018). ‘Patanjali Ayurved Invades India’, Decision, Vol. 45(1), pp.75-91, Springer.

Ahmed, Jashim U., Sultana, H., Jahan, N. & Nisha, N. (2018). ‘Achieving a Competitive Edge through Merger: Evidence from Telecoms Industry of Bangladesh’, International Journal of Strategic Business Alliances, Vol. 6(3), pp.166-180, Inderscience.

Ahmed, Jashim U. & Ahmed, A. (2018). ‘Cocola Noodle Marketing Strategy in Bangladesh’, Sage Business Cases, SAGE Publications.

Ahmed, Jashim U. & Ahmed, A. (2018). ‘Foodpanda: Changing the Way Bangladeshis Eats Meals’, SAGE Business Cases, SAGE Publications.

Ahmed, Jashim U., Linda, I.J. & Majid, M.A. (2018). ‘Royal FloraHolland: Strategic Supply Chain of Cut Flowers Business’, SAGE Business Cases, SAGE Publications.

Ahmed, Jashim U. & Ahmed, A. (2018). ‘Agrani Doer Banking: Agent Banking Business in Bangladesh’, Business Perspectives and Research, Vol. 6(2), pp. 154-164, SAGE Publications.

Ahmed, Jashim U., Tinne, W.S. & Ahmed, A. (2018). ‘Pathao: An Emerging Motorcycle-Ride Service in Bangladesh’, SAGE Business Cases, SAGE Publications.

Ahmed, Jashim U., Ahmed, A., Begum, F., Majid, M.A. & Kabir, G. (2018). ‘Bangladesh’s dynamic toilet soap market: The case of Keya’, South Asian Journal of Business and Management Cases, Vol. 7(2), pp. 156-164, SAGE Publications.

Ahmed, Jashim U., Majid, M.A. & Ahmed, A. (2018). ‘Nokia 3310: Welcome Back!’, SAGE Business Cases, (In Press), SAGE Publications.

Islam, S. S. & Hoque, M.A. (2018). Single-vendor single-buyer optimal consignment policy with generic demand distribution by considering some realistic factors. International Journal of Operational Research, 31(2), pp. 141-163.

Islam, S. (2018). ‘Simulation of truck arrival process at a seaport: evaluating truck-sharing benefits for empty trips reduction’, International Journal of Logistics Research and Applications, Vol. 21(1), pp. 94-112.

Shareef, Mahmud A., Baabdullah, A., Dutta, S., Kumar, V. & Dwivedi, Y.K. (2018). ‘Consumer adoption of mobile banking services: An empirical examination of factors according to adoption stages’, Journal of Retailing and Consumer Services, Vol. 43, pp. 54-67, Elsevier B.V.

Shareef, Mahmud A., Mukerji, B., Alryalat, M.A.A., Wright, A. & Dwivedi, Y.K. (2018). ‘Advertisements on Facebook: Identifying the persuasive elements in the development of positive attitudes in consumers’, Journal of Retailing and Consumer Services, Vol. 43, pp. 258-268, Elsevier B.V.

Sharif, R. & Surid, K.M. (2018). ‘Impact of social media usage on academic performance of business students studying at ACBSP accredited private business schools in Bangladesh’, North South Business Review, Vol. 8(2), pp.  36-46.

Balcilar, M., Gupta, R., Van Eyden, R., Thompson, K., & Majumdar, A. (2018). Comparing the forecasting ability of financial conditions indices: The case of South Africa. The Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance, Vol. 69, pp. 245-259.  

Chang, T., Gupta, R., Majumdar, A. & Pierdzioch, C. (2018). Predicting stock market movements with a time-varying consumption-aggregate wealth ratio. International Review of Economics & Finance.

Miah, Khasro, M. (2018). ‘The Cross-national Transfer of HRM styles and Firm Performance in US and Japanese Subsidiaries and Joint Ventures’, International Journal of Bangladesh Society for Human Resource Management, Vol.1(1), pp.84-103.

Pelz, S., Pachauri, S. & Groh, S. (2018). ‘A critical review of modern approaches for multidimensional energy poverty measurement’, Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Energy and Environment, Vol. 7(6), e304 (pp. 1-16).

Sultana, H., Shirin, H.J. & Zahan, M. (2018). ‘EOL Management for Consumer Electronics in Bangladesh: with Special Focus on Television’, World Journal of Social Sciences, Vol. 8 (2), pp. 84-94.

 

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BOOK:

Dwivedi, Y.K., Rana, N.P., Slade, E.L., Shareef, M.A., Clement, M., Simintiras, A. & Lal, B. (2018). Emerging Markets from a Multidisciplinary Perspective: Challenges, Opportunities and Research Agenda, Springer.

BOOK CHAPTERS:

Shareef, M.A., Kumar, V., Kumar, U., & Alryalatc, M.A.A. (2018). Do you like to be an Aspirational Referee to Promote a Product? Act Like a Celebrity in Emerging Market, In Dwivedi et al. (Eds.), Emerging Markets from a Multidisciplinary Perspective, Challenges, Opportunities and Research Agenda, Springer, USA, pp. 315-328.

Muceka R, Kukeera T, Alokore Y, Kebir N, Groh, S. (2018). Integrating a Solar PV System with a Household Based Backup Generator for Hybrid Swarm Electrification: A Case Study of Nigeria. In: Africa-EU Renewable Energy Research and Innovation Symposium 2018 (RERIS 2018), In Mpholo et al. (Eds.), Springer Proceedings in Energy. Springer, USA, pp. 43-58.

 

LIST OF PUBLICATIONS: 2017

 

Ahmed, Jashim Uddin & Faroque, A.R. (2017). Swadeshi: The Strategic Collaborative Approach between Eight Competitors in the Fashion Industry’, Journal of Strategic Contracting and Negotiation, Vol. 3(1), pp. 20-37, SAGE Publications.

Ahmed, Jashim Uddin, Ashikuzzaman, N.M. & Mahmud, A.M. (2017). ‘Social Innovation in Education: BRAC Boat Schools in Bangladesh’, Journal of Global Entrepreneurship Research’, Vol. 7(20), 1-14, Springer.

Ahmed, Jashim Uddin & Tinne, W.S. (2017). ‘ASA: Cost-effective and Sustainable Microfinance Model NGO in Bangladesh.’ South Asian Journal of Business and Management Cases, Vol. 6(2), pp. 167-175, SAGE Publications.

Hossain, A., Hasan, M., Chan, C. & Ahmed, Jashim Uddin (2017). ‘Predicting User Acceptance and Continuance Behaviour Towards Location-based services: The Moderating Effect of Facilitating Conditions on Behavioural Intention and Actual Use’, Australasian Journal of Information Systems, Vol. 21, pp. 1-22, ACS Digital Library.

Ahmed, Jashim Uddin, Sultana, H. & Faroque, A.R. (2017). ‘Eastern Housing Limited: Marketing Strategy of Real Estate Company in Bangladesh’, Vision - The Journal of Business Perspective, Vol. 21(1), pp. 86-92, SAGE Publications.

Ahmed, Jashim Uddin (2017). ‘Apex Footwear Limited: Successful Footwear Marketing in Bangladesh’. SAGE Business Cases, SAGE Publications.

Ahmed, Jashim Uddin, Iqbal, M., Idris, S. & Chowdhury, K.M. (2017). ‘Royal Tiger: Energy Drink Marketing Strategy in Bangladesh’, SAGE Business Cases, SAGE Publications.

Ahmed, Jashim Uddin (2017). ‘HungryNaki: Challenges of An Emerging Online Food Delivery Service in Bangladesh’, SAGE Business Cases, SAGE Publications.  

Ahmed, Jashim Uddin & Malik, A. (2017). ‘Bengal Tiger Agro Industries Limited: Challenges in Family Business’, SAGE Business Cases, SAGE Publications.

Ahmed, Jashim Uddin (2017). ‘Desh Metal Industries Ltd.: Supply Chain Success and Challenges of the Omega Ceiling Fan’, SAGE Business Cases, SAGE Publications.

Ahmed, Jashim Uddin, Shimul, M.A.S. & Hossain, S. (2017). ‘Azad Products (Pvt.) Ltd.: New Challenges Ahead’, Business Perspectives and Research, Vol. 5(1), pp. 1-10, SAGE Publications.

Ahmed, Jashim Uddin & Tinne, W.S. (2017). ‘Grameen UNIQLO: Social Business Initiatives in Bangladesh.’ SAGE Business Cases, SAGE Publications.

Ahmed, Jashim Uddin (2017). ‘Western Marine Shipyard Limited: A New Horizon of Shipbuilding in Bangladesh’, SAGE Business Cases, SAGE Publications.

Ahmed, Jashim Uddin & Rahman, M.S. (2017). ‘The Rise and Fall of Citycell in Bangladesh’, SAGE Business Cases, SAGE Publications.

Islam, S.S., Hoque, M.A. & Hamzah, N. (2017). ‘Single-supplier single-manufacturer multi-retailer consignment policy for retailers’ generalized demand distributions’, International Journal of Production Economics, Vol. 184, 157-167.

Kumar, V., Kumar, U. & Shareef, M.A. (2017). ‘Mobile banking: a tradeoff between mobile technology and servic for consumer behavioural intentions’, Transnational Corporations Review, Vol. 9(4), pp. 319-330.

Miah, Khasro, M. & H, Mahmudul (2017). Human Resource Management Practices and Organizational Performance: Evidence from Japanese and US Subsidiaries/Joint Venture in Bangladesh. Journal of Human Resource Management, Vol. 1(1), pp.54-59.

Shareef, M.A., Dwivedi, Y.K., Kumar, V. & Kumar U., (2017). ‘Content design of advertisement for consumer exposure: Mobile marketing through short messaging service’, International Journal of Information Management, Vol. 37(4), pp. 257–268.

 

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