Faculty Profile

Dr. Muhammad Shakeel Sadiq Jajja

Assistant Professor

Suleman Dawood School of Business

Dr Jajja did his PhD research in the area of supply chain and innovation management. He has presented several research papers at globally-esteemed research platforms. During PhD he wonBest Student Paper Award at 43rd Annual Meeting of the Decision Sciences Institute (DSI) 2012 in San Francisco USA, Emerging Economy Doctoral Student Award at 23rd Annual Conference of Production and Operations Management Society (POMS) in 2012 in Chicago USA, and Best Graduate Student Paper Award at 40th Annual Meeting of Western Decision Sciences Institute in 2011 in Portland USA. He received Doctoral Fellowship of Association of Management Development Institutions in South Asia (AMDISA).

Prior to joining LUMS, Dr Jajja worked as an Assistant Professor at the Institute of Business Administration (IBA) Karachi. Dr Jajja has taught at graduate as well as under-graduate level courses in the area of operations management, supply chain management, problem solving and modelling, and quantitative research methods. Before starting PhD, Dr Jajja worked with Pakistan Nuclear Regulatory Authority, Pakistan International Airlines, Atlas Honda, and Dawood Hercules Chemicals Limited.

    • 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.
SemesterTitleCode
Fall Semester 2017-18Seminar in Operations & Supply Chain Strategy1701
Fall Semester 2017-18Doctoral Thesis Research1701
Fall Semester 2017-18Operations and Supply Chain Management1701
Summer Semester 2016-17Doctoral Thesis Research1603
Spring Semester 2016-17Innovation and Technology Management1602
Spring Semester 2016-17Doctoral Thesis Research1602
Fall Semester 2016-17Experiential Learning I1601
Fall Semester 2016-17Doctoral Thesis Research1601
Fall Semester 2016-17Operations and Supply Chain Management1601
Summer Semester 2015-16Doctoral Thesis Research1503
Spring Semester 2015-16Management of Technology and Innovation1502
Fall Semester 2015-16Seminar in Supply Chain Analysis1501
Fall Semester 2015-16Seminar in Technology and Innovation Management1501
Fall Semester 2015-16Seminar in Operations & Supply Chain Strategy1501
Fall Semester 2015-16Operations and Supply Chain Management1501
Spring Semester 2014-15Computer and Problem Solving1402
Fall Semester 2014-15Seminar in Operations & Supply Chain Strategy1401
Fall Semester 2014-15Operations and Supply Chain Management1401
  • Past Courses
    SemesterTitleCode
    Spring Semester 2013-14Computer and Problem Solving1302
    Fall Semester 2012-13Research Methodology1201