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Dr. Muhammad Shakeel Sadiq Jajja

Assistant Professor

Suleman Dawood School of Business

Dr. Shakeel Sadiq Jajja is working as Assistant Professor in Suleman Dawood School of Business (SDSB) since January, 2014. Research interests of Dr. Jajja reside in the area of Supply Chain and Innovation Management. His research work has appeared in world-class journals including International Journal of Operations & Production Management, Benchmarking: An International Journal, International Journal of Productivity and Performance Management, and International Journal of Service and Operations Management. He presents his research papers at globally-esteemed research conferences such as Annual Meeting of Decision Sciences Institute (DSI) and European Operations Management Association Conference.

Dr. Jajja’s pedagogical philosophy is participant-centred learning that seeks to engage and capitalize on the learner’s abilities to create the learning experience. He has participated in Global Colloquium on Participant-Centred Learning at Harvard Business School, Boston and several other platforms of excellence in case writing and teaching. His pedagogical cases have published in Case Research Journal of North American Case Research Association and Asian Journal of Management Cases. He has written cases on companies including Service Industries Limited, Millat Tractors Limited, TCS, Daraz.pk, and Qadri Group.

Research and scholarship of Dr. Jajja has received several awards from international platforms including Asian Management Research Conference, SDSB, University of Vermont School of Business Administration, and Emerald South Asia Management Research Fund Award. During Ph.D. he won Best Student Paper Award at Annual Meeting of DSI in 2012 in San Francisco USA, Emerging Economy Doctoral Student Award at Annual Conference of Production and Operations Management Society in 2012 in Chicago USA, and Best Graduate Student Paper Award at  Annual Meeting of Western DSI in 2011 in Portland USA. He received Doctoral Fellowship of Association of Management Development Institutions in South Asia.

Dr. Jajja has extensive experience in providing executive education and consultancy services. Dr. Jajja has designed, directed, and taught several open enrolment and customized executive education programs in the areas of supply chain management, fashion retailing management, procurement management, problem solving and decision making, technology and innovation management, participant-centred pedagogy, project management, and family business governance. Dr. Jajja has provided customized executive education programs and consultancy services to international organizations including United States Agency for International Development and International Resources Group and Pakistani organizations including Punjab Resource Management Program, Punjab Procurement Regulatory Authority, Directorate General Monitoring and Evaluation Punjab, Qadri Group, Institute of Business Administration Sukkur, Air University, Peshawar Electric Supply Company, and Lahore University of Management Sciences.

Dr. Jajja did Ph.D. in Operations Management in 2013 on scholarship of Lahore University of Management Sciences. He got the first position in M.S. in Total Quality Management from University of the Punjab in 2006. Earlier he did B.Sc. (Honours) in Mechanical Engineering from University of Engineering and Technology Lahore in 2004.

Prior to joining LUMS, Dr. Jajja worked as Assistant Professor at the Institute of Business Administration Karachi for one year in 2013. Before PhD, he worked with Pakistan Nuclear Regulatory Authority, Pakistan International Airlines, Atlas Honda, and Dawood Hercules Chemicals Limited over a period of around four years during 2005-08.

Please refer to curriculum vitae of Dr. Jajja for further details.

    • Article
      • Chatha, K., Butt, I., Jajja, M. & Arshad & Arshad, M. (2017). Theoretical Developments in Empirical Quantitative Manufacturing Strategy Literature. International Journal of Operations & Production Management.
      • Shakeel Sadiq Jajja, M., Kannan, V., Brah, S. & Hassan & Hassan, S. (2017). Linkages between Firm Innovation Strategy, Suppliers, Product Innovation, and Business Performance: Insights from Resource Dependence Theory. International Journal of Operations & Production Management.
      • Shakeel Sadiq Jajja, M. & Hassan, S. (2016). MTL: Has the Time Come to Say Goodbye to MF. Asian Journal of Management Cases.
      • Awan, M., Asif, M., Jajja, M. & Ahmad & Ahmad, H. (2016). Developing a scale for service quality measurement in banks. International Journal of Services and Operations Management.
      • Shakeel Sadiq Jajja, M. (2016). Supply Chain Strategy and the role of Suppliers: Evidence from the Indian Sub-continent. Benchmarking: an international journal.
      • Jajja, M. & Hassan, S. (2016). SIL: Value Chain and Strategic Choices. Asian Journal of Management Cases.
      • Shakeel Sadiq Jajja, M. & Hassan, S. (2015). Qadri Group: Sustaining Beyond The First 100 Years. Case Research Journal.
      • Jajja, M., Brah, S., Hassan, S. & Kannan & Kannan, V. (2014). An Examination of Product Innovation and Buyer-Supplier Relationship in Pakistani Firms. International Journal of Productivity and Performance Management.
      • Jajja, M. & Brah, S. (2014). Supply chain strategy and organisational performance: role of core operational functions. International Journal of Services and Operations Management.
      • Jajja, M. (2013). Retail Shelf Space Allocation Analysis Using System Dynamics Approach. Journal of Quality and Technology Management.
    • Others
      • Shakeel Sadiq Jajja, M. (2015). Internationalization of Manufacturing  The objective of this project is to identify strategic capabilities that enhance internationalization of manufacturing firms. This project is being conducted in collaboration with Dr. Kamran Ali Chatha (Lahore University of Management Sciences).

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      • Shakeel Sadiq Jajja, M. (2014). Global Buyer-Supplier Relationship and Social and Environmental Compliance in Export Oriented Firms  The objective of this project is to identify factors that enable or hinder social and environmental compliance in export oriented manufacturing firms. This project is being conducted in collaboration with Dr. Muhammad Asif (Prince Sultan University), Dr. Frank Montabon (Iowa State University), and Dr. Kamran Ali Chatha (Lahore University of Management Sciences)

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      • Shakeel Sadiq Jajja, M. (2012). Higher Education Commission Pakistan's monthly magazine News & Views.
      • Shakeel Sadiq Jajja, M. (2012). Heads up for Pakistan's 100 fastest growing companies.
      • Shakeel Sadiq Jajja, M. (2011). News One in program Gehri Soch with Sajid Mir.
      • Shakeel Sadiq Jajja, M. (2011). The economic reality of US threats.
      • Shakeel Sadiq Jajja, M. (2011). Higher Education Commission Pakistan's monthly magazine News & Views.
    • PaperI
      • Shakeel Sadiq Jajja, M. (2016). Management Research and Case Conference. 5th Asian Management Research and Case Conference (AMRC 2016), Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
      • Shakeel Sadiq Jajja, M. (2016). Social Compliance of Suppliers in Developing Countries: Institutional Theory and Organizational Culture. . 23rd European Operations Management Association's Conference (EurOMA, Trondheim, Norway.
      • Shakeel Sadiq Jajja, M. (2015). Social Compliance of Suppliers in Developing Countries: Institutional Theory and Organizational Culture Perspective. 4th Asian Management Research and Case Conference, Penang, Malaysia.
      • Shakeel Sadiq Jajja, M. (2015). Exploring the Role of Buyer-Supplier Relationship and Organizational Culture in Supplier Social Compliance. 46th Annual Meeting of Decision Sciences Institute, Seattle, United States of America.
      • Shakeel Sadiq Jajja, M. (2014). Strategic Management of Supply Base for Product Innovation from Resource Dependence Perspective. 45th Annual Meeting of Decision Sciences Institute, Tampa, United States of America.
      • Shakeel Sadiq Jajja, M. (2014). The role of institutional pressures and organizational culture in social compliance. 21st Euroma Conference, Palermo, Italy.
      • Shakeel Sadiq Jajja, M. (2013). Supply chain strategy, core operations and performance: learning from India and Pakistan. 44th Annual Meeting of Decision Sciences Institute, Baltimore, United States of America.
      • Shakeel Sadiq Jajja, M. (2013). Asian Journal of Management Cases (AJMC). 2nd International Case Conference, Lahore, Pakistan.
      • Shakeel Sadiq Jajja, M. (2012). Buyer-supplier relationship and organizational profile: Sources of product innovation in India and Pakistan. 13th International Meeting of Decision Sciences Institute, Bali, Indonesia.
      • Shakeel Sadiq Jajja, M. (2012). Product innovative: Does the firm profile matter?. 43rd Annual Meeting of Decision Sciences Institute.,, San Francisco, United States of America.
      • Shakeel Sadiq Jajja, M. (2012). Product innovative supply chains: The role of strategy and buyer-supplier interface. 43rd Annual Meeting of Decision Sciences Institute, San Francisco, United States of America.
      • Shakeel Sadiq Jajja, M. (2012). The Impact of Supply Chain Strategy on Supplier Functions and Organizational Performance. 23rd Annual POMS Conference, Chicago, United States of America.
      • Shakeel Sadiq Jajja, M. (2011). Impact of Strategic Supply Chain Management on Organizational Performance. 40th Annual Meeting of Western Decision Sciences Institute, Portland, United States of America.
      • Shakeel Sadiq Jajja, M. (2010). Optimal Shelf Space Allocation Using System Dynamics Approach: A Case Study in the Shoe Retailing Industry. Asian Business and Management Conference, Osaka, Japan.
Semester Title Code
Fall Semester 2017-18 Seminar in Operations & Supply Chain Strategy 1701
Fall Semester 2017-18 Doctoral Thesis Research 1701
Fall Semester 2017-18 Operations and Supply Chain Management 1701
Summer Semester 2016-17 Doctoral Thesis Research 1603
Spring Semester 2016-17 Innovation and Technology Management 1602
Spring Semester 2016-17 Doctoral Thesis Research 1602
Fall Semester 2016-17 Experiential Learning I 1601
Fall Semester 2016-17 Doctoral Thesis Research 1601
Fall Semester 2016-17 Operations and Supply Chain Management 1601
Summer Semester 2015-16 Doctoral Thesis Research 1503
Spring Semester 2015-16 Management of Technology and Innovation 1502
Fall Semester 2015-16 Seminar in Supply Chain Analysis 1501
Fall Semester 2015-16 Seminar in Technology and Innovation Management 1501
Fall Semester 2015-16 Seminar in Operations & Supply Chain Strategy 1501
Fall Semester 2015-16 Operations and Supply Chain Management 1501
Spring Semester 2014-15 Computer and Problem Solving 1402
Fall Semester 2014-15 Seminar in Operations & Supply Chain Strategy 1401
Fall Semester 2014-15 Operations and Supply Chain Management 1401
  • Past Courses
    Semester Title Code
    Spring Semester 2013-14 Computer and Problem Solving 1302
    Fall Semester 2012-13 Research Methodology 1201