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Engr. Dr. Amir Manzoor

Associate Professor E-commerce & Project/Supply Chain Management

Aamir.manzoor@ksbl.edu.pk
Engr. Dr. Amir Manzoor

Engr. Dr. Amir Manzoor is the Associate Professor of E-commerce and Project/Supply-Chain Management at KSBL. His professional experience entails a rich blend of both academic and corporate exposure exceeding 20 years with both national and international Organizations.

In his academic experience, he served as an integral part of the faculty at Bahria University, Karachi where he taught undergraduates and postgraduates. He also served as Head of the Business Studies Department of Bahria Business School, Karachi.

He has served as the Member of Board of Faculty and HEC QA reviewer for many renowned universities.

Engr. Dr. Amir is a Ph.D. from Bahria University, Karachi and has published over 100 peer-reviewed research articles and 19 books. His published books have been adopted in the curriculum of reputed universities/regulatory bodies in 11 countries (Spain, Sri Lanka, Nepal, India, Indonesia, Ukraine, Poland, Bulgaria, Viet Nam, Turkey, and Pakistan).

Education

PhD (Management Sciences), Bahria University, Karachi, Pakistan
2016

MBA (Banking and Finance), Bangor University(No.1 Business School in the UK for research in Accounting, Banking, and Finance), United Kingdom
2014

MBA, Lahore University of Management Sciences (An AACSB Accredited Business School), Pakistan
2008

B.E (Mechanical), NED University of Engineering & Technology, Karachi, Pakistan
1996

Certification in UNIX Systems/C/C++ Programming, Pace University, New York, USA
1998

Certification in Financial & Valuation Modeling, Wall Street Prep, New York, USA
2012

Diploma: Banking and Finance (JAIBP), Institute of Bankers Pakistan (IBP), Pakistan
2014

IBM Data Science Specialization, IBM, USA
2021

Block Chain Certification, INSEAD, France
2021

Courses Taught

Undergraduate

  • E-commerce
  • Advance Applications of IT in Business

Graduate

  • Software Applications in Business
  • Information Systems Auditing
  • Information Security
  • Information Systems Project and Quality Management
  • Business Intelligence and Decision Support Systems
  • Web Application Development
  • System Analysis and Design
  • Total Quality Management
  • Knowledge Management Systems and Technologies
  • Data Communication and Networking
  • Business Process Re-engineering
  • Financial Modeling
  • Financial Econometrics
  • Sourcing and Logistics Management
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Project Management Using Oracle Primavera
  • Project Quality Management
  • ERP Implementation
  • Advance Qualitative Research Methods
  • Strategic Management
  • Dissertation Research
  • Service Operations Management

Trainings

  1. Faculty Development session on “How to Write a Book” for Management Science Department, Bahria University, Karachi Campus, 2019
  2. Faculty Development session on “Research Methodology” for Management Science Department, Bahria University, Karachi Campus, 2020
  3. Training session on “Use of Digital Library Facilities offered by HEC” for post-graduate students and faculty of various departments of Bahria University, Karachi Campus, 2019
  4. Training session on “Research Proposal Writing” for newly inducted faculty of various departments of Bahria University, Karachi Campus, 2019
  5. Workshop on “Accreditation of Business School: A Strategic Driver to Achieve Excellence” National Business Education and Accreditation Council (NBEAC), 2021
  6. Training Workshop on “Strategic Planning of a Business School”, National Business Education and Accreditation Council (NBEAC), 2018
  7. Workshop for Editors of Research Journals, Higher Education Commission (HEC), Pakistan, 2018
  8. Workshop on Qualitative Research Methodology & Data Analysis by Using NVivo 11 software, Institute of Research Promotion (IRP), 2016
  9. Training on Pedagogical Innovation, Valparaíso University, USA, 2015
  10. Workshop on Developing Industry Driven Technologies, Institute of Research Promotion (IRP), Pakistan, 2015
  11. Training workshop on Mixed Methods Research using SPSS, MAXQDA & NVIVO software, Institute of Research Promotion (IRP), 2014
  12. Workshop on Advanced Quantitative Analysis through SPSS & AMOS, Institute of Research Promotion (IRP), 2013
  13. Training Workshop on Literature review made easy using EndNote and NVIVO software, Institute of Research Promotion (IRP), 2013
  14. Training on Managing and Writing a High Quality MS/PhD Dissertation – The 5 Chapters of a Thesis, Institute of Research Promotion (IRP), 2013
  15. Certificate Course in MATLAB-The Language of Technical Computing, Centre for Continuing Engineering Education (CCEE), NED University of Engineering and Technology, Karachi, Pakistan, 2013
  16. Certificate Course in Business Continuity Planning and Disaster Recovery, Centre for Continuing Engineering Education (CCEE), NED University, Karachi, Pakistan, 2010

JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS

  1. Farah Naz, Amir Manzoor, Khalil Nasir Khan, and Liaqat Ali (2021). Islamic Equities’ Volatility and U.S. Economic Influence: Case of Emerging Market. COMSATS Journal of Islamic Finance, Vol. 6(2), pp. 19-40, December 2021 (HEC-recognized “Y” category journal).
  2. Affifa Sardar, Amir Manzoor, Khurram Adeel Shaikh, Liaqat Ali (2021). An Empirical Examination of the Impact of eWom Information on Young Consumers’ Online Purchase Intention: Mediating Role of eWom Information Adoption. SAGE OPEN (HEC-Recognized “W-category” journal, Indexed in Journal Citation Report (JCR), Indexed in Scopus (Q2). Impact Factor 1.356.
  3. Munaza Bibi, Rafique Ahmed Khan, Amir Manzoor (2021). Does Organizational Politics in Public Sector Mediates the Impact of Recruitment and Selection on Employee Performance. Market Forces, Volume 16, Issue 1, June 2021. (HEC-recognized “Y” category journal).
  4. Rahies Khan and Amir Manzoor (2021). Application and Impact of New Technologies in the Supply Chain Management During COVID-19 Pandemic: A Systematic Literature Review, International Journal of Economics and Business Administration, Volume IX, Issue 2, pp. 277-292. (HEC-recognized “Y” category journal).
  5. Muzna Ashfaq, Amir Manzoor, Liaqat Ali, and Khurram Adeel Shaikh (2020). Quality of Service as a Predictor of Customer Satisfaction in Healthcare Sector. IBT Journal of Business Studies (IBT-JBS). Volume 16, Issue 1, pp. 71-87. (HEC-recognized “Y” category journal).
  6. Manzoor, Amir. (2013). Economic Benefits of Widespread Broadband Adoption in Pakistan, Pakistan Business Review, October. Vol. 15, Issue 3. Pg. 486-501. (HEC-recognized “Y” category journal).
  7. Manzoor, Amir. (2014). An Investigation of Behavioral Profile of Internet Use by Consumers and their Preferences for Internet Service Attributes, Global Management Journal of Academic and Corporate Studies (GMJACS), Vol. 4, No. 2. Pg. 127-136., 2014. (HEC-recognized “Y” category journal).
  8. Manzoor, Amir. (2014). Factors affecting Broadband Internet Adoption by Pakistani Household Consumers: A Logit Model. Pakistan Business Review, Pg. 881-902. Vol. 16, No. 1. 2014 (HEC-recognized “Y” category journal).
  9. Hafsa Abdul Hafeez, Amir Manzoor, and Faryal Salman (2017), “The impact of Social Networking Sites on Consumer Purchase Intention”. Journal of Business Strategies (JBS), Vol.11, No.1. Pg. 1-20. 2017 (HEC-recognized “Z” category journal).
  10. Faryal Salman, Fariha Raza, and Amir Manzoor (2017), “Does the Hedonic Risk Appeal in Advertising Effect Consumer Behavior?”. Journal of Business Strategies (JBS), Vol.11, No.1. 2017. Pg. 147-170. (HEC-recognized “Z” category journal).
  11. Manzoor, Amir (2017), “Non-Use of Social Networking Sites by University Students: Evidence from a Developing Country” Global Management Journal of Academic and Corporate Studies (GMJACS), Vol. 7, No. 2, 2017. Pg. 142-150. (HEC-recognized “Y” category journal).
  12. Kiran Farooq, Amir Manzoor (2019), Role of ownership in corporate governance and its impact on Firm performance: A case of companies listed in Pakistan Stock exchange. Global Management Journal of Academic and Corporate Studies (GMJACS), Vol. 9, No. 2, 2019. HEC-recognized “Y” category journal.
  13. Liaqat Ali, Amir Manzoor, and Sadia Yousaf (2019), “Contribution of Foreign Direct Investment in Economic Development of Pakistan: A Human Development Perspective”. Global Management Journal of Academic and Corporate Studies (GMJACS), Vol. 9, No. 1, 2019. HEC-recognized “Y” category journal.
  14. Amir Manzoor, Naveed R Khan, Khurram Adeel (2019), “An Empirical Analysis of the Buyer Perspective of Gaining Competitive Advantage through Supplier Development” South Asian Journal of Management Sciences (SAJMS), Volume 13, Issue 1, pg. 66-82, 2019. (HEC-recognized “X” category journal)
  15. Akbar Saleem, Rafique Ahmed Khan, Amir Manzoor (2018), “Determinants of Project Team Retention in Private Consultancies of Pakistan”. Global Management Journal of Academic and Corporate Studies (GMJACS), Vol. 8, No. 2, pg. 150-161, 2018. (HEC-recognized “Y” category journal).
  16. Manzoor, A. (2016). Country of Origin (COO) and its Impact on Consumer Purchase Decision of Foreign Products, Global Management Journal of Academic and Corporate Studies (GMJACS), Vol. 6, No. 2. Pg. 70-89. 2016. (HEC-recognized “Y” category journal).
  17. Manzoor, Amir, and Shaikh, Khurram (2016). Brand Equity and Purchase Intention: The Indian Automobile Industry, Pakistan Business Review, Volume 18, No. 3, Oct. 2016, pp. 635-654. (HEC-recognized “X” category journal).
  18. Shujaat, S., Manzoor, A., & Syed, N. A (2014). Impact of Team Work on Employee Satisfaction. IBT Journal of Business Studies (Formerly Journal of Management & Social Sciences) Vol. 10, No. 2, pp. 71-80. (HEC-recognized “Z” category journal).
  19. Khan, R. A., Miah, M. K., & Manzoor, A (2014). Human Resource Management Practices: A Case Study of South Asian Countries. IBT Journal of Business Studies (Formerly Journal of Management & Social Sciences) 9, No. 1, pp. 83-101. 2014 (HEC-recognized “Z” category journal).
  20. Shujaat, S., Cheema, F. E. A., & Manzoor, A. (2014). Importance of Motivational Factors among Fresh Graduates Employees. IBT Journal of Business Studies (Formerly Journal of Management & Social Sciences). Vol. 9 Issue 1, Pg. 102-113. 2014 (HEC-recognized “Z” category journal).
  21. Manzoor, Amir. (2014). Investigating the Factors Affecting Residential Consumer Adoption of Broadband in India. SAGE Open (Indexed in Clarivate Analytics: Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI) Impact Factor: 0.675, Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ), SCOPUS, 4(4), 2158244014556998. 2014. (HEC-recognized “W” category journal)
  22. Noman, Iqbal,and Manzoor (2020), A Survey on Detection and Prevention of Web Vulnerabilities, International Journal of Advanced Computer Science and Applications(IJACSA), Volume 11 Issue 6, 2020. (DOI) : 10.14569/IJACSA.2020.0110665. Indexed in SCOPUS and Web of Science (ESCI).
  23. Iqbal, Noman, Talpur, Manzoor, and Muneeb (2020), “Empirical Study of Popular Content Management System-Wordpress Vs Drupal Vs Joomla”, ICTACT Journal on Management Studies, Volume 6, Issue 2, pp. 1214-1219.
  24. Manzoor, Amir, Ali, Liaqat, Adeel, Khurram (2019), Antecedents of Customer Loyalty in Online Shopping Environment: Mediating Role of Customer Satisfaction, Bahria University Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences (BUJHSS), Volume 2, Number 2, pp. 1-21.
  25. Manzoor A. (2018). Technology Tools for Building Diverse, Equitable, and Inclusive Classrooms. International Journal of Technology and Educational Marketing (IJTEM) (indexed in Cabell’s Directories, DBLP, Google Scholar, JournalTOCs, MediaFinder, ProQuest, The Standard Periodical Directory, Ulrich’s Periodicals Directory, INSPEC), 8(2). DOI: 10.4018/IJTEM.201807010
  26. Manzoor, A. (2016). RFID in Health Care-Building Smart Hospitals for Quality Healthcare. International Journal of User-Driven Healthcare (IJUDH) (indexed in Cabell’s Directories, Google Scholar, JournalTOCs, MediaFinder, The Standard Periodical Directory, Ulrich’s Peridicals Directory, INSPEC), 6(2), 21-45.
  27. Manzoor, A. (2016), Use of Facebook in Higher Education: A Promoter or Distractor, Amity Business Review (indexed in EBSCHO Host, USA; Ulrich’s web/Proquest,USA; and AcademicKeys, USA), Vol.17, No. 2, June-December, 2016.
  28. Manzoor, A. (2016). Use, Perception, and Attitudes of University Students Towards Twitter, ANVESHA, The Journal of Management (indexed in ProQuest), Vol. 9. No. 4, Oct-Dec 2016, ISSN 0974-5467.
  29. Manzoor, A. (2016). Is There a Link between Facebook Use and Student’s Emotions?.FIIB Business Review (indexed in EBSCOHOST and ProQuest)5(2), 71-77.
  30. Manzoor, A. (2016), RFID-Enabled Healthcare. International Journal of Information Communication Technologies and Human Development (IJICTHD) (indexed in ACM Digital Library, Cabell’s Directories, CSA Illumina, GetCited, DBLP, Google Scholar, IndexCopernicus, JournalTOCs, Library && Information Science Abstracts (LISA), MediaFinder, The Standard Periodical Directory, Ulrich’s Peridicals Directory, INSPEC), 8(2), 26-46. DOI: 10.4018/IJICTHD.2016040103. IGI Global.
  31. Manzoor, Amir. (2015). A Conjoint Analysis of Customer Preferences for VoIP Service in Pakistan. International Journal of Computer Science and Business Informatics, 15(5).
  32. Manzoor, Amir. (2015). Social Interaction of University Students on Facebook: A Developing Country’s Perspective. FIIB Business Review (indexed in EBSCOHOST and ProQuest), 4(3), 18-29.
  33. Manzoor, Amir. (2015). Educational Cloud Computing: Applications and Prospects. VECTOR EUROPEAN, REVISTA Nr.2/2015. University of Moldova.
  34. Manzoor, Amir. (2015). Better Classrooms Need Effective Technology Integration. VECTOR EUROPEAN, Nr.3/2015. University of Moldova.
  35. Manzoor, Amir. (2014). Behavioral Pattern of Internet Use among University Students of Pakistan. International Journal of Computer Science and Business Informatics, 14(2).
  36. Manzoor, Amir. (2014). Protecting Customers Online: Response from Pakistani Banks, International Journal of Science and Applied Information Technology (indexed in Cabell’s Directories, Google Scholar, IndexCopernicus, JournalTOCs, MediaFinder, The Standard Periodical Directory, Ulrich’s Peridicals Directory), Volume 3, No.1, January – February 2014.
  37. Manzoor, Amir. (2014). Factors Driving Business Consumer Adoption of Broadband in Pakistan: An Exploratory Study, Journal of Business Studies Quarterly (indexed in EbscoHost, ProQuest, Cabell’s Directory, Social Science Network, Google Scholar, Ulrich’s International Periodicals Directory), Volume: 4 Issue: 3 Page No(s). 43-51, March 2013.
  38. Manzoor, Amir. (2013). The Dynamics of Broadband Internet Market in Pakistan, International Journal of Information Systems and Computer Sciences (indexed in EBSCOHOST and ProQuest), Volume 2, No.2, March – April 2013.
  39. Manzoor, Amir. (2012). The Unrecognized Learning: Preparing Pakistani IS/IT Graduates for a Career, International Journal of Arts and Commerce (indexed in Google Scholar, SCIRUS), Volume 1, Issue 1, pp. 95-112.
  40. Manzoor, Amir. (2012). Broadband Internet Development and Economic Growth: A Comparative Study of Two Asian Countries, IOSR Journal of Business and Management (IOSRJBM) (indexed in Google Scholar and CrossRef), Volume 1, Issue 6, pp. 1-16.
  41. Manzoor, Amir. (2012). Broadband Internet and Czech Competitive Advantage, Journal of Emerging Trends in Computing and Information Sciences, Volume 3, Issue 8, pp. 1146-1158.
  42. Manzoor A. (2017). High-Growth Entrepreneurship in the MENA Region, International Journal of ICT Research in Africa and the Middle East (IJICTRAME) (indexed in ACM Digital Library and INSPEC) , 7(1), pp.12, DOI: 10.4018/IJICTRAME.2018010104.
  43. Manzoor A. (2017). Womenpreneurs in Mena Region, International Journal of E-Entrepreneurship and Innovation (IJEEI) (indexed in ACM Digital Library, Cabell’s Directories, DBLP, Google Scholar, IndexCopernicus, JournalTOCs, Library & Information Science Abstracts (LISA), MediaFinder, The Standard Periodical Directory, Ulrich’s Periodicals Directory, INSPEC), 7(1), pp. 13, DOI: 10.4018/IJEEI.2017010102.
  44. Manzoor, A. (2016), Review of The State of Business Schools: Educational and Moral Imperatives for Market Leaders by Bahaudin G. Mujtaba, Frank J. Cavico, Donovan A. McFarlane, Amity Business Review (indexed in EBSCHO Host, USA; Ulrich’s web/Proquest,USA; and AcademicKeys, USA), Vol17 No. 1- Jan-June 2016.
  45. Manzoor, Amir. (2015). An Empirical Investigation of Ethical Orientation of Pakistani Managers. Amity Business Review (indexed in EBSCHO Host, USA; Ulrich’s web/Proquest,USA; and AcademicKeys, USA), 16(2).
  46. Manzoor, Amir. (2013). Hermitage Fund: Shareholder Activism and Corporate Governance, Journal of Business Studies Quarterly (indexed in EbscoHost, ProQuest, Cabell’s Directory, Social Science Network, Google Scholar, Ulrich’s International Periodicals Directory) 2013, Volume 4, Number 4.
  47. Manzoor, Amir. (2013). HR Intervention for Organizational Turnaround: Evidence from Pakistani Financial Sector, Arabian Journal of Business and Management Review (OMAN Chapter) (indexed in Ulrich’s Periodicals Directory). Vol. 2, No.10; May 2013.
  48. Manzoor, Amir. (2012). Challenges and Opportunities of Multilingual Library Websites: Evidence from a Developing Country, International Journal of Business and Management Invention (IJBMI) (indexed in EBSCOHOST, ProQuest, and Ulrich’s Web), Volume 1 Issue 1.PP.01-15.

BOOK CHAPTERS

  1. Manzoor, Amir. (2021). Use of Virtual Worlds for Development of Social Interaction Skills of Children With Special Needs. Handbook of Research on Teaching With Virtual Environments and AI. DOI: 10.4018/978-1-7998-7638-0.ch018. IGI Global.
  2. Manzoor, Amir. (2017). Technology-Enabled Learning Opportunities. In Educational Leadership and Administration: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications (Indexed in Book Citation Index, Web of Science, Clarivate Analytics). Pages: 21. DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-1624-8.ch028. IGI Global.
  3. Manzoor, Amir. (2016). Securing Device Connectivity in the Industrial Internet of Things (IoT). In Connectivity Frameworks for Smart Devices (pp. 3-22). DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-33124-9_1. Springer International Publishing (Indexed in Book Citation Index, Web of Science, Clarivate Analytics).
  4. Manzoor, A. (2017). RFID Applications in Healthcare-State-of-the-Art and Future Trends. In Healthcare Ethics and Training: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications (Indexed in Book Citation Index, Web of Science, Clarivate Analytics, SCOPUS). DOI: DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-2237-9.ch071.
  5. Manzoor, A. (2017). Sustainable Infrastructures: A New Infrastructure Investment Strategy, In Social, Health, and Environmental Infrastructures for Economic Growth (indexed in SCOPUS, Book Citation Index, Web of Science, Clarivate Analytics), DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-2364-2.ch008. IGI Global.
  6. Manzoor, A. (2017). Accelerating Entrepreneurship in MENA Region: Opportunities and Challenges, In Entrepreneurship and Business Innovation in the Middle East (indexed in SCOPUS, Book Citation Index, Web of Science, Clarivate Analytics), pp 57-73, DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-2066-5.ch004. IGI Global.
  7. Manzoor, Amir. (2016). Using Social Media Marketing for Competitive Advantage. In Competitive Social Media Marketing Strategies (indexed in SCOPUS), Pages: 18. DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-9776-8.ch010. IGI Global.
  8. Manzoor, Amir. (2016). Cloud Computing Applications in the Public Sector. In Cloud Computing Technologies for Connected Government (indexed in SCOPUS). Pages: 32. DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-8629-8.ch009. IGI Global.
  9. Manzoor, Amir. (2015). Emerging role of big data in public sector. Managing Big Data Integration in the Public Sector (indexed in SCOPUS), 268. Pages: 21. DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-9840-6.ch112. IGI Global.
  10. Manzoor, Amir. (2016). Social Media for Project Management. In Strategic Integration of Social Media into Project Management Practice (indexed in SCOPUS), Pages: 15. DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-0196-1.ch038. IGI Global.
  11. Manzoor, Amir. (2016). RFID Applications in Healthcare-State-of-the-Art and Future Trends. In Maximizing Healthcare Delivery and Management through Technology Integration (indexed in SCOPUS). Pages: 23. DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-9446-0.ch012. IGI Global.
  12. Manzoor, Amir. (2015). IT in Higher Education-Possibilities and Prospects in an Era of Economic Crisis. In Impact of Economic Crisis on Education and the Next-Generation Workforce (indexed in SCOPUS). Pages: 20. DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-9455-2.ch007. IGI Global.
  13. Manzoor, Amir. (2015). MOOCs Business Models. In Furthering Higher Education Possibilities through Massive Open Online Courses (indexed in SCOPUS and ERIC – Education Resources Information Center). Pages: 26. DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-8279-5.ch004. IGI Global.
  14. Manzoor, Amir. (2015). Impact and Potential of Emerging Technologies for Fostering Democracy. In Societal Benefits of Freely Accessible Technologies and Knowledge Resources (indexed in SCOPUS). Pages: 28. DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-9461-3.ch086. IGI Global.
  15. Manzoor, Amir. (2016). Social Media for Promoting Grassroots Political Movements and Social Change. In Handbook of Research on the Societal Impact of Digital Media (indexed SCOPUS and ParaText Reference Universe). Pages: 29. DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-8310-5.ch024. IGI Global.
  16. Manzoor A. (2017). Higher Education in Developing Countries: Emerging Trends, Challenges, and Opportunities in Optimizing Open and Distance Learning in Higher Education Institutions (indexed in SCOPUS). DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-2624-7.ch002. IGI Global.
  17. Manzoor, Amir. (2015). Dealing with Reverse Culture Shock for Students Returning from Study Abroad Programs. In Advancing Teacher Education and Curriculum Development through Study Abroad Programs (indexed in SCOPUS and ERIC – Education Resources Information Center). Pages: 21. DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-9672-3.ch017. IGI Global.
  18. Manzoor A. (2017). Quality Assurance in Open and Distance Learning in Optimizing Open and Distance Learning in Higher Education Institutions (indexed in SCOPUS). DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-2624-7.ch008. IGI Global.
  19. Manzoor A. (2017). Critical Success Factors for E-business in Developing Countries In Innovations in E-Systems for Business and Commerce. ISBN 9781771885645 – CAT# N11870. CRC Press.
  20. Manzoor A. (2017). Applications of E-commerce in Manufacturing Supply Chains In Innovations in E-Systems for Business and Commerce. ISBN 9781771885645 – CAT# N11870. CRC Press.
  21. Manzoor, Amir. (2016). Skill Building for Virtual Teams. In Strategic Management and Leadership for Systems Development in Virtual Spaces, Pages: 12. DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-9688-4.ch005. IGI Global.
  22. Manzoor A. (2017). Pedagogical Potential of Virtual Worlds: Challenges and Opportunities in Handbook of Research on Collaborative Teaching Practice in Virtual Learning Environments (indexed in ACM Digital Library, ERIC-Education Resources Information Center). DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-2426-7.ch008. IGI Global.
  23. Manzoor, Amir. (2016). Role of Learning Analytics in Enhancing Teaching and Learning. In Developing Effective Educational Experiences through Learning Analytics, Pages: 23. DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-9983-0.ch011. IGI Global.
  24. Manzoor, Amir. (2016). Online Communities of Practice and Web 2.0. In Cultural, Behavioral, and Social Considerations in Electronic Collaboration. Pages: 28. DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-9556-6.ch014. IGI Global.
  25. Manzoor, Amir. (2016). Technology-Enabled Learning Environments. In Handbook of Research on Applied Learning Theory and Design in Modern Education (indexed in ParaText Reference Universe). Pages: 15. DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-9634-1.ch026. IGI Global.
  26. Manzoor, Amir. (2016). Technology-Enabled Learning Opportunities. In Handbook of Research on Learning Outcomes and Opportunities in the Digital Age (indexed in ParaText Reference Universe). Pages: 21. DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-9577-1.ch035. IGI Global.
  27. Manzoor, Amir. (2015). Dynamic Electronic Textbooks: A New Learning Experience. In Handbook of Research on Applied Learning Theory and Design in Modern Education (indexed in Paratext Reference Universe). Pages: 20. DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-9634-1.ch023. IGI Global.
  28. Manzoor, Amir. (2015). MOOCs for Enhancing Engineering Education. In Handbook of Research on Applied E-Learning in Engineering and Architecture Education (indexed in Paratext Reference Universe). Pages: 20. DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-8803-2.ch010. IGI Global.
  29. Manzoor, Amir. (2015). Cultural Barriers to Organizational Social Media Adoption. In Product Innovation through Knowledge Management and Social Media Strategies. Pages: 15. DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-9607-5.ch002. IGI Global.
  30. Manzoor, Amir. (2015). Emerging Role of Technology in Health Education for Youth. In Handbook of Research on Advancing Health Education through Technology (indexed in Paratext Reference Universe). Pages: 17. DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-9494-1.ch016. IGI Global.
  31. Manzoor, Amir. (2015). Use of Social Media for Policing. In Handbook of Research on Cultural and Economic Impacts of the Information Society (indexed in Paratext Reference Universe). Pages: 30. DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-8598-7.ch013. IGI Global.
  32. Manzoor, A. (2017). Social Media as Mirror of Society, In Handbook of Research on Advanced Data Mining Techniques and Applications for Business Intelligence (indexed in ParaText Reference Universe), DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-2031-3.ch007. IGI Global.
  33. Manzoor, A. (2017). Ethics of Social Media Research. In Handbook of Research on Advanced Data Mining Techniques and Applications for Business Intelligence (indexed in ParaText Reference Universe). DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-2031-3.ch013. IGI Global.
  34. Manzoor A. (2017). Social Media: A Librarian’s Tool for Instant and Direct Interaction With Library Users in Digitizing the Modern Library and the Transition From Print to Electronic. DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-2119-8.ch005. IGI Global.
  35. Manzoor A. (2018). The Quest for Financial Inclusion and Microfinance Institutions in India in Handbook of Research on Microfinancial Impacts on Women Empowerment, Poverty, and Inequality, DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-5240-6.ch013. IGI, Global.
  36. Manzoor A. (2018).Role of Microfinance Institutions in Development of India in Microfinance and Its Impact on Entrepreneurial Development, Sustainability, and Inclusive Growth, DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-5213-0.ch008. 18. IGI, Global.
  37. Manzoor A. (2017). Chinese FDI Activity in Europe: Trends, Impacts, and Challenges In Handbook of Research on Economic, Financial, and Industrial Impacts on Infrastructure Development. DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-2361-1.ch014. IGI Global.
  38. Manzoor A. (2017). Blended Learning and Distance Education: Enablers and Barriers In Handbook of Research on Instructional Systems and Educational Technology (indexed in ERIC-Education Resources Information Center). DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-2399-4.ch005. IGI Global.
  39. Manzoor A. (2017). Blended Learning in Higher Education: A Developing Country Perspective In Handbook of Research on Instructional Systems and Educational Technology (indexed in ERIC-Education Resources Information Center). DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-2399-4.ch006. IGI Global.
  40. Manzoor, A. (2017). Crowdfunding for Non-Profits: Opportunities and Challenges In Handbook of Research on Emerging Business Models and Managerial Strategies in the Nonprofit Sector. DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-2537-0.ch009. IGI Global.
  41. Manzoor, A. (2017). Running Successful Crowdfunding Campaigns for Non-Profits In Handbook of Research on Emerging Business Models and Managerial Strategies in the Nonprofit Sector DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-2537-0.ch005. IGI Global.
  42. Manzoor, A. (2017). Strategic University Leadership for Aligning the Worlds of Academia and Business. InEncyclopedia of Strategic Leadership and Management (indexed in ParaText Reference Universe), p 1685-1697. DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-1049-9.ch117. IGI Global.
  43. Manzoor, A. (2016). Financial Sector Reforms in South Asian Countries. In Financial Market Regulations and Legal Challenges in South Asia, Pages 15. DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-0004-9.ch003. IGI Global.
  44. Manzoor, Amir. (2016). Promoting Effective Learning in Diverse Classrooms. In Global Perspectives on Contemporary Marketing Education, Pages 16. DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-9784-3.ch014. IGI Global.
  45. Manzoor, Amir. (2016). Designs of Mixed Method Research. In Mixed Methods Research for Improved Scientific Study, Pages 27. DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-0007-0.ch005. IGI Global.
  46. Manzoor, Amir. (2016). Contemporary Energy Management Systems and Future Prospects. In Handbook of Research on Emerging Technologies for Electrical Power Planning, Analysis, and Optimization (indexed in ParaText Reference Universe), Pages 28. DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-9911-3.ch013. IGI Global.
  47. Manzoor, Amir. (2016). Early Warning System for Financial Crises. In Handbook of Research on Financial and Banking Crisis Prediction through Early Warning Systems (indexed in ParaText Reference Universe). Pages: 24. DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-9484-2.ch002. IGI Global.
  48. Manzoor, Amir. (2015). Media Literacy in the Digital Age: Literacy Projects and Organizations. In Handbook of Research on Media Literacy in the Digital Age (indexed in Paratext Reference Universe). Pages: 26. DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-9667-9.ch012. IGI Global.

Conference Papers

  1. Iqbal, M., Kazmi, S. H. A., Manzoor, A., Soomrani, A. R., Butt, S. H., & Shaikh, K. A. (2018, March). A study of big data for business growth in SMEs: Opportunities & challenges. In Computing, Mathematics and Engineering Technologies (iCoMET), 2018 (Indexed in IEEE Xplore and SCOPUS), (pp. 1-7). IEEE.

Conference Presentations

  1. Affifa Sardar, Amir Manzoor, Khurram Adeel Shaikh (2020).Stranger or Friend: The Impact of Electronic Word of Mouth Communication on Customer’s Online Purchase Intention. SZABIST International Conference on Interdisciplinary Research in Management, Education, and Social Sciences 2020. 16-20 Januray, 2020.
  2. Amir Manzoor, Khurram Adeel Shaikh, Liaqat Ali (2019, September). “An Empirical Analysis of the Antecedents of CRM System Adoption Among Sales Professionals”. In 11th National Conference on Management and Social Sciences, Ilma University, Karachi Pakistan.
  3. Muhammad Iqbal, Amir Manzoor, Rizwan (2020). Administrative Corruption in Cooperative Housing Societies of Sindh Province in Pakistan: A Barrier in Economic Growth. SZABIST International Conference on Interdisciplinary Research in Management, Education, and Social Sciences 2020. 16-20 Januray, 2020.
  4. Walker, G., Onyango, R., & Manzoor, A. (2021). The Process of Obuchenie during the COVID-19 Pandemic: Impact of Distance Education on Teachers and Learners (virtual individual presentation). “Accepting Educational Responsibility”, American Educational Research Association (AERA), Division C, Section 3a: Learning Environments. Orlando, Florida, virtual conference, April 12, 2021.

Books Published

The published books of Dr. Amir Manzoor have been adopted in 11 countries (Spain, Sri Lanka, Nepal, India, Indonesia, Ukraine, Poland, Bulgaria, Viet Nam, Turkey, and Pakistan) by many large and reputed Universities/Colleges in their undergraduate and graduate curriculum. Corporate sector has also adopted his books in the curriculum of their training programs. Details are as under.

1) E-commerce: An Introduction, LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing, ISBN-13: 9783843370301, November, 2010

Adopted in 2013 by Information Technology department of Dr. M.G.R. Education and Research Institute University, India as official Textbook for their  E-commerce course in MIS & Mainframe Specialization for B.Tech IT (Full Time) Curriculum and Syllabus for Admission Year 2013 – 14)

Adopted in 2016 by Faculty of Applied Science, Vavuniya Campus of the University of Jaffna, Sri Lanka as “Recommended Text” in their 2017 curriculum of Bachelor of Information Communication Technology Degree Programme)

Adopted in 2016 by Lviv Polytechnic National University of Ukraine in their Master of Management of Foreign Trade Activity program. My book has been included as one of the recommended books for the second semester course “International E-commerce”.

Adopted in 2016 by AISECT University, Jharkhand, India in their Master of Business Administration Curriculum. My book has been adopted as reference text for the MBA specialization course of E-commerce.

Adopted in 2018 by National Institute of Technology, Hamirpur, India in their MBA Curriculum 2018 for Marketing Elective course titled “E-commerce (Course Code: MBA-MK5)”.

Adopted in 2016 by Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirapalli, Tamil Nadu, India in their curriculum of Master of Computer Application (MCA) programme. Included as reference text for their 7th semester elective course of E-commerce.

Adopted by Qarshi University, Lahore, Pakistan as reference text for their 2017-18 Curriculum of Bachelor of Science in Computer Science (BSCS) program for the 7th semester core subject of “E-commerce Entrepreneurship”

Adopted by ADM College, Tamil Nadu, India as reference text for their 2017-18 Curriculum of Master of Computer Applications (MCA) program for the second semester elective subject of “E-commerce”.

Adopted by Rajiv Gandhi Government Polytechnic (RGGP), India as reference text for the elective course of Ecommerce in their 2019 Curriculum of Computer Science and Engineering 3-year Diploma Program.

Adopted by Udayana University, Bali, Indonesia in their Post Graduate Business Education curriculum of 2019 as reference text for their Post Graduate Business Master course of “E-commerce”.

Adopted in 2019 by RabindraNath Tagore University, Madhya Pradesh, India in their Master of Business Administration Curriculum. My book has been adopted as reference text for the MBA specialization course of E-commerce.

Adopted in 2018 by Government College of Technology (GCT), Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India as reference text for the elective course of E-commerce Security in their 2018 Curriculum of B.E.(Electronics and Communication Engineering).

Adopted in 2019 by Sardar Patel University, Madhya Pradesh, India as Core Text Book for the 4th Semester course of “E-commerce & E-governnace” in their 2019 Bachelor of Computer Applications (BCA) Curriculum).

Adopted in 2019 by the Makhanlal Chaturvedi National University of Journalism and Communication, Bhopal, India in their 2019 Syllabus of Master of Science (Computer Science) program as reference text for third semester course of “E-commerce and E-governance”.

Adopted in 2020 by the Makhanlal Chaturvedi National University of Journalism and Communication, Bhopal, India in their 2020 Syllabus of Bachelor of Computer Applications (BCA) program as reference text for 4th semester course of “E-commerce and E-governance”.

Adopted in 2019 by the Makhanlal Chaturvedi National University of Journalism and Communication, Bhopal, India in their 2019 Syllabus of Master of Computer Applications (BCA) program as reference text for 1st semester course of “E-commerce and E-governance”.

Adopted in 2018 by Dr. C.V. Raman University, Chhattisgarh, India as Textbook for elective course of “Information Technology Trends” in their 2018-19 curriculum of Bachelor of Computer Applications (B.C.A.) program.

Adopted in 2017 by Lviv Polytechnic National University of Ukraine in their Master of Master of Management, specialization “Management of foreign economic activity” program. My book has been included as one of the recommended books for the second semester specialization course “ Development of a Business Plan for Formation of an Object of International e-commerce”.

Adopted in 2019 by Lviv Polytechnic National University of Ukraine in their Master of Master in Economics (specialization in Enterprise Economics) program. My book has been included as one of the recommended books for the second semester specialization course “E-commerce”.

Adopted by the Department of Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence of University of Granada, Spain as a required textbook in their 2019-2020 Curriculum of Degree in Computer Engineering. My book has been adopted for the 1st quarter course titled “Digital Resource Management”.

Adopted by the School of Engineering of Avinashilingam University for Women, Tamil Nadu, India in their 2018-19 curriculum of B.E Computer Science and Engineering. My book has been has adopted as reference text for their elective course entitled “E-technologies).

Adopted in 2016 by JITS College, Jharkhand, India in their Master of Business Administration Curriculum. My book has been added as reference text for the MBA specialization course of E-commerce.

Adopted by the Department of Commerce of Bharathiar University, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India in their 2020-21 onwards curriculum of M.Com Finance and Accounting. My book has been adopted as a reference text for their 3rd Semester course titled “E-commerce.

Adopted by the PSGR KRISHNAMMALCOLLEGE FOR WOMEN, India in their Bachelor of Computer Science (B.Sc. Computer Science) curriculum of 2020. My book has been adopted ad Reference Text for their second semester course titled “Basics of Internet”.

Adopted by the Faculty of Economics, Administrative and Social Sciences of TOROS University, Turkey (https://www.toros.edu.tr/) as Core Text Book for their 2020-21 curriculum of the course “E-commerce”. Three departments of Toros University i.e., the Department of Business Administration, Department of International Finance, and the Department of International Trade and Logistics are using my book to teach the “E-commerce” course to their undergraduate students.

Adopted by the Thanthai Hans Roever College, Perambalur, Tamil Nadu, India as a Reference Book for their 2018-2019 onwards curriculum of the 4th semester Allied Course titled “IT Marketing”. This course is part of their Bachelor of Information Technology program.

Adopted by the Awadhesh Pratap Singh University, Madhya Pradesh, India as one of the Core Text Books for their 2020-21 curriculum of the 1st-semester core course titled “E-commerce and E-Governance”. This course is part of their Master of Computer Science (M.Sc.) program.

Adopted by the Academy of Maritime Education and Training (AMET) University, India (https://www.ametuniv.ac.in) as one of the Core Text Books for their 2019-20 curriculum of the elective course titled “E-commerce and Digital Processing”. This course is part of their B.Com(Logistics and Computer Application) program.

Adopted by Fatima College, Mary Land, Madurai, India (https://fatimacollegemdu.org) as one of the Reference Books for their 2020-21 curriculum of the general elective course titled “E-commerce”. This course is part of their Master of Computer Applications (MCA) program.

Adopted by Mother Teresa Women’s University of Tamil Nadu, India (https://www.motherteresawomenuniv.ac.in/university.html) as one of the Reference Books for their 2020-21 curriculum of the 4th semester’s core course titled “Business Analytics”. This course is part of their Master of Commerce M.COM) program. 

2) Information Technology in Business, CreateSpace (Amazon.com), ISBN-13:978-1469991887, March, 2012

Adopted in 2013 by the Faculty of International Economic Relations of Poznan University of Economics, Poland as “Recommended Text” for their second semester compulsory course of Information Technology in their Bachelor of International Business program).

Adopted in 2017 by North Maharashtra University, Jalgaon, Maharashtra, India in their BBA Curriculum of 2017-18. My book has been adopted for their BBA first semester course titled “Information Technology in Business”.

Adopted by Symbiosis International University, Pune, Maharashtra, India in their 2020 curriculum of Master of Business Administration (Information Technology) program. My book has been adopted as one of the two text books for the third semester course titled “Technology in Business”.

3) Microsoft Office 2010 for Engineers, CreateSpace (Amazon.com), ISBN-13: 978-1478249474, June, 2012

Adopted in 2013 by Institute of Thermal Engineering of Silesian University of Technology, Poland as reference text for their fourth semester compulsory course of “Fundamentals of Computer Science Design” in the BSc (Power Engineering) program)

4) Relational Databases: Design, Implementation, and Application Development, CreateSpace (Amazon.com), ISBN-13: 978-1479356973, September, 2012

Adopted as a required textbook in 2016 by Varna University of Management, Varna, Bulgaria (https://vum.bg/) in their Curriculum of Master Level IT Degree Programs for the course of “Data and knowledge management”.

Adopted as reference text in 2020 by Government College of Management Sciences, Kohat, KPK, Pakistan in their curriculum of Diploma in Business Administration for the course titled “Business Information Technology”

5) Information Systems Audit and Control for Accountants, CreateSpace (Amazon.com), ISBN-13: 978-1493665006, October, 2013.

Adopted in 2018 by Hamdard University, Pakistan as reference text for their elective course of “Information Systems Audit” in the curriculum of BS (Computer Science) and BS (Software Engineering).

6) E-commerce 2016, CreateSpace (Amazon.com), ISBN-13: 978-0692359273, August, 2015.

Adopted in 2016 by the Council for Technical Education and Vocational Training (CTEVT) of Nepal in their 2016 curriculum of 3-years diploma in information technology program. My book has been adopted as the reference text for their “E-commerce” course offered in 3rd year of the program.)

7) Information Technology in Business, Second Edition, CreateSpace (Amazon.com), ISBN-13: 978-1974503049, September, 2017

Adopted in 2018 by Hamdard University, Pakistan as reference text for their core course of “Introduction to Computing” in the curriculum of BS (Computer Science) and BS (Software Engineering).

Adopted as reference text in 2020 by Government College of Management Sciences, Kohat, KPK, Pakistan in their curriculum of Diploma in Commerce for the course titled “Business Information Technology”

Adopted by KCE Society’s Moolji Jaitha College, Jalgaon, Maharashtra, India in their 2109-2022 curriculum of BACHELOR OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (BBA) program. My book has been adopted as reference text for the 1st Semester course titled “Information Technology for Business (BBA116)”.

8) E-commerce 2018, CreateSpace (Amazon.com), ISBN-13: 978-9699443060, October, 2017.

Adopted in 2017 by Chef Company in Chile as the main material for their whole training program. They will base all the classes on the material of “E-commerce 2018”. Chef Company (https://chefcompany.co) (www.facebook.com/Chef.SmartMarketingMix/) is a large and reputed marketing firm based in Columbia. They have offices in more than 9 countries including USA. They have an E-commerce program for their clients to improve their knowledge. This is an executive program in Spanish for clients in Latin America. Airlines, Retails, Fashions companies are their clients.

Adopted in 2018 by Hamdard University, Pakistan as reference text for their elective course of “Web Engineering” in the curriculum of BS (Computer Science) and BS (Software Engineering)

Adopted in 2019 by DuY TaN University (DTU), Vietnam (https://duytan.edu.vn/) as core textbook for their Course of E-commerce in their 2019-20 curriculum of Bachelor of Computer Science program.

9) Project Management Fundamentals, Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP), (Amazon.com), ISBN-13: 978-969-709-057-0, October, 2019.

10) Project Integration Management, Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP), (Amazon.com), ISBN-13: 978-969-709-056-3, October, 2019.

11) Project Scope Management, Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP), (Amazon.com), ISBN-13: 978-969-709-055-6, October, 2019.

12) Project Schedule Management, Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP), (Amazon.com), ISBN-13: 978-969-709-054-9, October, 2019.

13) Project Cost Management, Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP), (Amazon.com), ISBN-13: 978-969-709-053-2, October, 2019.

14) Project Quality Management, Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP), (Amazon.com), ISBN-13: 978-969-709-052-5, October, 2019.

15) Project Resource Management, Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP), (Amazon.com), ISBN-13: 978-969-709-051-8, October, 2019.

16) Project Communications Management, Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP), (Amazon.com), ISBN-13: 978-969-709-050-1, October, 2019.

17) Project Risk Management, Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP), (Amazon.com), ISBN-13: 978-969-709-049-5, October, 2019.

18) Project Procurement Management, Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP), (Amazon.com), ISBN-13: 978-969-709-048-8, October, 2019.

19) Project Stakeholder Management, Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP), (Amazon.com), ISBN-13: 978-969-709-047-1, October, 2019.