Faculty Profile

Dr. Zehra Waheed

Assistant Professor

Suleman Dawood School of Business

Zehra is Assistant Professor, Operations and IT Group, Suleman Dawood School of Business (SDSB).

Research Interests:

Project Management, Facilities Management, Public Sector Procurement, Public-Private-Partnerships, Urban Waste, Sustainable Water, Knowledge Management

 Zehra’s prior research focused on the interplay between facilities and their end-users and how each transforms the other. Her current research focuses on urban waste management systems in Pakistan, the existence of informal waste networks and knowledge sharing that leads towards integrated urban waste management systems. Another stream of research explores water governance systems in urban centers in Pakistan and the development of appropriate business cases for responsible water use. The two streams come together within the study of urban ecosystem of the city of Lahore. She sees herself as an empiricist and primarily undertakes qualitative research.

 Zehra is the Book Review Editor at Facilities, the world-leading journal in the field of Facilities Management. She is a member of the International Council for Building (CIB), the British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM) and the Academy of Management (AOM). She is also an Advanced Specialist for Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS) and a member of the International Water Association (IWA). She is also an Associate of LUMS’ Centre of Water, Informatics and Technology (WIT). She has published in leading journals in Facilities Management, presented work at leading international conferences, developed technical notes, cases and conducted consultancy work for the Punjab Skills Development Fund. She regularly reviews for world-leading journals and conferences.

 She sees her greatest forte to be her passion for teaching. She has taught undergraduate, EMBA and MBA modules covering IT, Principles of Management, Project Management, New Product Development and Qualitative Research at SDSB and numerous executive programs at LUMS’ Rausing Executive Education Centre (REDC). Her areas of executive teaching include Public Sector Project Management, Project Management and Public Sector Procurement. She has been the Program Director of various organization-focused programs at REDC including those developed for MOL Pakistan, The UNHCR’s Refugee Affected and Housing Areas (RAHA) Program, Multan Electric Power Company (MEPCO). Peshawar Electric Supply Company (PESCO), the Government of Baluchistan, and a suite of programs for the Punjab Resource Management Program (PRMP). She continues to engage with the industry at various forums and develop new teaching cases in the above areas.

 

 

      • Waheed, Z. (In Press 2018). Translating User Needs into Project Outputs: Identification of Knowledge Brokers in Project Networks. Development & Learning In Organization: An International Journal.

      • Waheed, Z. & Ogunlana, S. (In Press 2017). Harnessing Knowledge of Building End-Users: Identifying Knowledge Carriers That Matter. Journal of Corporate Real Estate.

      • Waheed, Z. & Fernie, S. (2009). Knowledge-Based Facilities Management. Facilities.

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      • Waheed, Z. (2018). Sahiwal Power: The first CPEC Megaroject in Pakistan, Draft. TBD.

      • Waheed, Z. (2018). Mastering the Instrument of Thought: An Exercise in Passive Observation, Draft. Ivey Publishing.

      • Waheed, Z. (2018). Defining Project Scope at Lahore Knowledge Park, Draft. Ivey Publishing.

      • Waheed, Z. (2017). Work Breakdown Structures: Turning Projects into Bite-Size Morsels of Work Packages, Published. LUMS No. 03-846-2017-2, Case Research center LUMS.

      • Waheed, Z. (2016). Public Sector Project Management in Pakistan: Governance Process and Issues, Published. LUMS No. 03-844-2016-2, Case Research Centre, Lahore University of Management Sciences.

      • Waheed, Z. (2015). Punjab Government's Purchase of Microsoft Services and Products: The Question of Integrity and Ethics, Published. LUMS No. 24-037-2015-1, Case Research Centre, Lahore University of Management Sciences.

      • Waheed, Z. (2018). Century Paper and Board Mills' CSR Initiative: Adoption of green technologies as a form of CSR (Section III: Corporate Social Responsibilities), Proposed. Green Behavior and Corporate Social Responsibility in Asia.

      • Waheed, Z. (2018). The British Council Lahore's New Green Library Building: Toward Sustainable Organizations for the 21st Century (Part I: Green Organization), Proposed. Green Behavior and Corporate Social Responsibility in Asia.

      • Waheed, Z. & Ahmed, M. (2017). Water Policy and Institutional Development: Situational-Analysis for Informed Policy Development in Punjab, Pakistan. 33rd PLEA International Conference: Design to Thrive, 2-5 July 2017, Edinburgh, UK, doi:ISBN (978-0-9928957-5-4).

      • Waheed, Z. & Ogunlana, S. (2016). Serving Building End-Users: Network Positions, Knowledge and the Role of Various Professions. CIB World Building Congress, May 30th-June 03rd 2016, Tampere, Finland.

      • Waheed, Z. & Fernie, S. (2010). Understanding Knowledge Sharing Through Organisational Networks. CIB World Congress, Salford; May 10-13th, 2010.

      • Waheed, Z. & Finch, E. (2008). Modelling Knowledge Exchange among End-Users Using Social Network Analysis. CIB W70 International Conference in Facilities Management, Edinburgh; June 16-18th, 2008.

      • Waheed, Z. & Finch, E. (2008). Modelling Knowledge Exchaneg Using the Tenets of Social Network Analysis. Heriot-Watt Annual Research Conference: Research in Information, Communication and Modelling; Edinburgh, June 12, 2008.

      • Waheed, Z. (2008). Modelling Knowledge Exchange among End-Users Using Social Network Analysis. KIM Conference, Reading, UK, 2-3 April, 2008.

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      • Waheed, Z. & Atif, T. (2018). A Review of Current Urban Solid Waste Situation in Punjab Habitat (Elsevier).

      • Waheed, Z. (2018). Going Beyond Usual Suspects: Mapping Environmental Stakeholders in Networks Surrounding Urban Water Supply. Land Use Policy ELSEVIER.

      • Waheed, Z. & Ogunlana, S. (2018). Knowledge Brokers, Project Roles and the Centrality of End-User Needs.

      • Waheed, Z. (2018). Lakhodair: Building the Sanitary Landfill Site.

      • Waheed, Z. (2018). The Business of Waste: Public-Private Partnership at Lahore Waste Management Company.

      • Waheed, Z. (2018). Waheed Z, 2017, New Forms of Procurement: PPP And Relational Contracting in the 21st Century, Facilities, Volume 36, Number 7/8.

      • Waheed, Z. (2017). Waheed Z, 2017, Megaproject Risk Analysis and Simulation, Facilities, Volume 36, 3/4.

      • Waheed, Z. (2017). Waheed Z, 2017, Facilities Management and the Business of Managing Assets, Facilities, Volume 36, Number 5/6.

      • Waheed, Z. (2016). Waheed Z, 2016, Understanding Project Management: Skills and Insights for Successful Project Delivery, Facilities, Volume 34, Number 7/8.

      • Waheed, Z. (2016). Waheed Z, 2016, Capture and Reuse of Project Knowledge in Construction, Facilities, Volume 34, Number 1/ 2.

      • Waheed, Z. (2016). Waheed Z, 2016, Case Studies in Project, Program and Organisational Project Management, Facilities, Volume 34, Number 5/6.

      • Waheed, Z. (2015). Waheed Z, 2015, Strategic Planning: A Strategic Guide for Competitive Success, Facilities, Volume 33, Number 1/2.

      • Waheed, Z. (2015). Waheed Z, 2015, Facilities Management Research in the Nordic Countries: Past Present and Future, Facilities, Volume 33, Number 1/2.

      • Waheed, Z. (2015). Waheed Z, 2015, Capture And Reuse of Project Knowledge in Construction, Facilities, Volume 33, Number 11/12.

      • Waheed, Z. (2013). Waheed Z, 2013, Improving Healthcare through Built Environment Infrastructure, Facilities, Volume 31, Number 13/14.

      • Waheed, Z. (2013). Waheed Z, 2013, Facilities Change Management, Facilities, Volume 31, Number 3/4.