Faculty Profile

Dr. Muhammad Abdur Rahman Malik

Assistant Professor

Suleman Dawood School Of Business

After completing mechanical engineering from UET Lahore in 1999, Dr. Abdur Rahman worked in private sector of Pakistan for around nine years. During this time he worked at KSB Pumps as Marketing Engineer and later at Packages Limited as production engineer and Printing Manager. Dr. Rahman has worked on various projects related to capital investments, quality management systems and employees’ training and development. During these years, he got operations and management related trainings from various organisations in Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Germany, France, Finland and the Netherlands.

His teaching interest and passion to contribute towards developing a better society brought him towards academia in 2007. He has worked as research associate at LUMS and at Concordia University, Montreal, Canada. Dr. Rahman completed his PhD in Business Management from LUMS in 2013. He is teaching the subjects of Human Resource Management, Organisational Behaviour and Principles of Management at Suleman Dawood School of Business, LUMS, to the undergraduate and MBA classes.

Dr. Rahman is also working as Co-Faculty Lead in the LUMS-USAID programme for capacity building in the public sector of Pakistan. He has presented and published his research in several national and international conferences and journals. Travelling, photography and literature take most of his spare time.

      • Abdur Rahman Malik, M. & Nazir Butt, A. (2016). Rewards and Creativity Past, Present & Future. Applied Psychology: An International Review.
      • Abdur Rahman Malik, M., Butt, A. & Choi, J. (2014). Rewards and Employee Creative Performance: Moderating Effects of Creative Self-Efficacy, Reward Importance, and Locus of Control. Journal of Organizational Behavior.
      • Abdur Rahman Malik, M., Rana, A. & Bashir, M. (2014). Packages Ltd., Capacity addition in carton line: Riviera vs. Austin. Asian Journal of Management Cases, 11 (1), 23-36, doi:doi: 10.1177/0972820113520208.
      • Abdur Rahman Malik, M. (2012). Exploring the Link between Foreign Direct Investment, Multinational Enterprises and Spillover Effects in Developing Economies. International Journal of Business and Management, 7 (1), 230-240, doi:doi:10.5539/ijbm.v7n1p230.
      • Zamin Abbas, R. & Abdur Rahman Malik, M. (2011). The Existential Face of Organization: A Literature Review. European Journal of Economics, Finance and Administrative Sciences, 32, 101-106.
      • Abdur Rahman Malik, M. (2016). Enhancing Employees' Creativity: The Role of Rewards, Individual Differences and Organizational Climate. Eastern Academy of Management 53rd Annual Meeting New Haven US.
      • Abdur Rahman Malik, M. & Butt, A. (2015). Rewards and Creativity: Past, Present and Future. Australian & New Zealand Academy of Management 29th Annual Meeting, Queenstown, New Zealand..
      • Abdur Rahman Malik, M. (2015). Shalimar Interchange. Paper Presented at 4th Asian Management Research and Case Conference Penang Malaysia.
      • Abdur Rahman Malik, M. (2015). Incremental and Radical Creativity Drivers Mediators and Moderators. Paper Presented at Eastern Academy of Management 52nd Annual Meeting Philadelphia USA.
      • Abdur Rahman Malik, M. (2015). Foreign Direct Investment Spillover Effects and Technology GAP: A New Conceptualization. Paper Presented at Eastern Academy of Management 52nd Annual Meeting Philadelphia, USA.
      • Abdur Rahman Malik, M. (2015). Different Rewards Distinct Creative Behaviors. Paper Presented at the ISPIM 26th Annual Meeting Budapest Hungary.
      • Abdur Rahman Malik, M. (2015). Foreign Direct Investment and Spillover Effects - The case of India and Pakistan.. International Conference on Leveraging FDI for Sustainable Economic Development in South Asia.
      • Abdur Rahman Malik, M. (2014). Variable Incentive Plan in Public Sector Service Organization: Case of Ring Road Police, Lahore.. NACRA 2014 Annual Conference, Austin USA.
      • Abdur Rahman Malik, M. & Butt, A. (2013). Rewards and Creativity: Personality Matters.. the 2nd International Research Conference on Contemporary Management Practices, January 2013, Lahore, Pakistan..
      • Saleem, A. & Abdur Rahman Malik, M. (2013). Building on Institutional Voids: A Case of Business Groups in an Emerging Economy. Academy of International Business (AIB) 55th Annual Meeting, Istanbul, Turkey..
      • Abdur Rahman Malik, M. & Butt, A. (2013). The Next Step in Rewards Creativity Research. Academy of Management 73rd Annual Meeting, Florida, U.S..
      • Abdur Rahman Malik, M. & Butt, A. (2013). Rewards and Creativity: Moderating Effects of Rewards Importance, Locus of Control and Creative Self Efficacy. Academy of Management 73rd Annual Meeting, Florida, U.S..
      • Abdur Rahman Malik, M. & Butt, A. (2013). Enhancing Employees' Creativity: Can Rewards Help?. Third South Asian Management Research and Case Conference, Bangalore..
      • Abdur Rahman Malik, M. (2013). Rewards & Creativity: The Mediating Role of Enjoyment. Eastern Academy of Management 50th Annual Meeting.
      • Abdur Rahman Malik, M. & Butt, A. (2012). Rewards and Creativity: Bringing New Actors into the Debate. 26th Annual Conference of British Academy of Management, 2012, Cardiff, UK.
      • Abdur Rahman Malik, M. & Budhwani, N. (2011). Human Resource Development in Pakistan: An Exploratory Study. Academy of Human Resource Development Annual Meeting Texas, USA,.
      • Mansoor, A., Budhwani, N. & Abdur Rahman Malik, M. (2011). Organization Development in Public Sector: The Case of Pakistan Post. Academy of Human Resource Development Annual Meeting Texas, USA,.
      • Abdur Rahman Malik, M., Rana, A. & Bashir, M. (2011). Packages Ltd., Capacity addition in carton line: Riviera vs. ATN. South Asia Management Research & Case Conference.
      • Abdur Rahman Malik, M. (2011). Rewards and Creativity: New Approach - New Results. 12th European Conference on Creativity and Innovation, Fero, Portugal..
      • Cases

      • Abdur Rahman Malik, M. & Butt, A. (2016). Career at the Cross Roads A and B, Published. CRC Number 05-772-2016-1, Case Research Centre LUMS.
      • Abdur Rahman Malik, M. & Alvi, S. (2015). Restructuring of Pakistan Railways Board, Published. CRC Number 05-769-2015-1, Case Research Centre, Lahore University of Management Sciences.
      • Abdur Rahman Malik, M., Rana, A. & Rafi, S. (2015). Shalimar Interchange, Published. LUMS No: 03-854-2015-1, Case Research Centre, Lahore University of Management Sciences.
      • Abdur Rahman Malik, M., Rana, A. & Rafi, S. (2014). Earned Value Management And Analysis, Published. CRC Number 03-838-2014-2, Case Research Centre, Lahore University of Management Sciences.
      • Abdur Rahman Malik, M. (2014). Lahore Ring Road Police - Introduction of Variable Incentive Plan, Published. LUMS No: 05-760-2014-1, Case Research Centre, Lahore University of Management Sciences.
      • Malik, M., Rana, A. & Bashir, M. (2013). Packages Ltd, Capacity Addition in Carton Line: RIVIERA Vs ATN, Published. CRC Number 03-849-2013-1, Case Research Centre, Lahore University of Management Sciences.
      • Malik, M., Rana, A. & Azhar, A. (2013). Rehabilitation of Lower Chenab Canal Eastern: Challenges in Project Performance Management, Published. CRC Number 03-851-2013-1, Case Research Centre, Lahore University of Management Sciences.
      • Abdur Rahman Malik, M. (2016). Empowerment and Job Satisfaction -Evidence from a Different Context Applied Psychology.
      • Abdur Rahman Malik, M. (2016). Distinct Effects of Intrinsic and Extrinsic Rewards on Radical and Incremental Creativity: Moderating Roles of Goal Orientations and Climate for Innovation. A Journal of Management.
    Award
  • 2016: Higher Education Commission Conference Travel, HEC
  • 2015: Business School Conference Travel, Copenhagen
  • 2015: Small Grant Research, SDSB
  • 2014: Prize winner of Euro 2000 (and Final Runner up) of ISPIM Dissertation, ISPIM
  • 2014: Prize winner of ISPIM Dissertation Award 2014, ISPIM
  • 2013: Nominated for Best Paper Award, Eastern Academy of Management 50th Annual Meeting Baltimore USA
  • 2012: Higher Education Commission Conference Travel, HEC
  • 2011: Higher Education Commission Conference Travel, HEC
    Honor
  • 1998: , UET Merit List Top 5% Students
  • 1992: , Editor of College Magazine
    Scholarship
  • 2010: Scholarship from canadian Govt. under common wealth student exchange Program, Canadian Govt.
  • 2007: Scholarship for MS leading to PhD. Business Management LUMS, LUMS
  • 1997: , Merit Scholarship from University of Engineering and Technology Lahore