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Dr. Muhammad Athar Siddiqui

Associate Dean
Associate Professor of Organizational Behavior and Human Resources, KSBL
PhD, University of Strathclyde, UK
PG Certificate in Research Methods, University of Strathclyde, UK
MS and MBA, SZABIST Karachi

Athar Siddiqui
Dr. Muhammad Athar Siddiqui is an Associate Professor in the Management area at the KSBL. Prior to joining KSBL, Dr. Siddiqui served as a faculty for three years at the Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS). Dr. Siddiqui graduated with a PhD in Human Resource Management from University of Strathclyde (Glasgow, UK) in 2010. He also has a MS and MBA from SZABIST (Karachi) with distinctions and university gold medals.

Dr. Siddiqui has over 10 years of international teaching experience at universities in Pakistan, United Arab Emirates and the United Kingdom. He has also been involved in consulting and executive developments programs with organizations such as Beaconhouse School System, Fatima Fertilizers, K-Electric, Novartis, Pakistan Naval Shipping Corporation, PARCO, Sharif Group, Sindh Education Foundation and United Energy Pakistan. He is an expert executive facilitator in the areas of business communication, HR interventions, leadership and team building. Dr. Siddiqui is known for his multi-pedagogical and experiential approaches for student engagement.

In terms of research, Dr. Siddiqui has published in the area of Critical Human Resource Development and Informational and Functional Export Barriers in the Emerging Markets. Dr. Siddiqui’s research has been presented at the British Academy of Management, Global Academic Network and University Forum of HRD Europe conferences. His research interests focus on workplace learning, management education, and critical perspectives in employment relationships.

Dr. Siddiqui cares for social change and enjoys interacting with youngsters. A bit of deliberate opposition to arguments and friendly banter keeps him intellectually charged.