Faculty Profile

Dr. Naeem Ashraf

Assistant Professor

Suleman Dawood School Of Business

Dr. Naeem Ashraf completed his MBA in 2009 from IAE Aix-en-Provence, Aix-Marseille Université, France followed by PhD in Strategic Management in 2013 from the same university. Before joining LUMS in 2013, he was working as research associate at KEDGE Business School, Marseille, and was a team member of the research chair on sustainable sourcing network which was funded and steered by four major French corporations (SNCF - French Rail, L'Occitane, Sodexo and ERDF - French Electricity) and three NGOs (WWF, Max Havelaar and Extra-Muros). During his professional career that spans more than fifteen years, he served in senior positions in different sectors that include fertilizers, automobile, and Pakistan’ national space agency. He has also been providing consultancy services to various organizations, and is member of the core team at REDC to train C-suite executives. His areas of research interest are corporate strategy, sustainability, and social networks

      • Cases

      • Ashraf, N. (2015). Market for morals: Climate change opportunities and challenges for organizations in Pakistan, Published. CRC Number 24-002-2016-2, Case Research Centre, Lahore University of Management Sciences.
      • Ashraf, N. (2016). Revamp and diversify The growth challenges of Ibrahim Fibers.
      • Ashraf, N., Lamarque, E. & Ahmad, B. (2016). Corporate Governance needs for Pak-French Family Business: What's wrong? What's right? What's next?..
      • Ashraf, N. (2016). Governing with shackles: Challenges for the Board to select PESCO CEO.
      • Ashraf, N. (2016). Corporate response to institutional complexity for sustainable performance.
      • Ashraf, N., Ahmadsimab, A. & Reynaud, E. & Badar, K. (2016). Social capital, market incentives and firm behavior: The moderating roles of technical efficiency.
      • Ashraf, N. (2016). Interplay of cooperation and competition for value creation.
      • Ashraf, N., Meschi, P. & Spencer, R. (2016). Disentangling the relational dynamics of strategic network characteristics and attributes in a market for morals: A morphogenetic perspective..
      • Ashraf, N., Ahmadsimab, A. & Pinkse, J. (2015). From animosity to affinity: The interplay of competing logics and interdependence in cross-sector partnerships..
      • Ashraf, N. (2015). Social capital and sustainable performance: The moderating roles of heterophily and market uncertainty..
  • 2015: LUMS Startup Grant, LUMS
  • 2014: LUMS Startup Grant, LUMS
  • 2013: LUMS Startup Grant, LUMS
  • 2013: Highest distinctions, Felicitation du jury PhD.
  • 2012: Best Research Paper, Academy of Management Meetings 2012
  • 2009: Best Business Project in MBA, University Aix- Marseille, France