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Dr.Syed Awais Tipu Associate Professor Academic RankAssociate Professor

Specialization:

  • Technology Management

Research Interests:

  • Work ethics of aspiring entrepreneurs, Entrepreneurial cognitions and ethics , Necessity driven entrepreneurship , Innovation management , Strategic entrepreneurship , Organizational culture

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Doctor of Science. The George Washington University, Washington DC, USA, August 2006. Technology Management. M.S. The George Washington University, Washington DC, USA, January 2004. Information Systems Management MBA. Institute of Leadership and Management, Lahore, Pakistan, in affiliation with Hamdard University, Karachi, September 1997.
January 2013- Present Associate Professor, University of Sharjah, UAE Teaching undergraduate and graduate level courses September 2008- January 2013 Assistant Professor, University of Sharjah, UAE Taught undergraduate and graduate level courses August 2006- August 2008 Assistant Professor, Department of Management, Institute of Business Administration, Karachi, Pakistan Taught courses to BBA & MBA students March 2006- July 2006 Library Manager, The George Washington University, Washington DC • Facilitated library users to access the library collections and services September 2002-March 2006 Library Specialist, The George Washington University, Washington DC • Provided supervision of circulation desk operations July 1998 – August 2001 Sales Executive, Shafi Private Limited, Lahore Pakistan • Handled export sales & marketing
Editorial Membership • International Journal of Entrepreneurial Venturing • Journal of Family Business Management • International Journal of Construction Project Management (Nova Publishers USA).
Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management
• Exploring the relationships of strategic entrepreneurship and social capital to sustainable supply chain management and organizational performance • Exploring the relationships of culture of competitiveness and knowledge development to sustainable supply chain management and organizational performance
Tipu, S. and Fantazy, K. (2019), Effects of the attributes of supply chain openness on sustainable supply chain performance”, International Journal of Productivity and Performance Management, Accepted for publication. Fantazy, K. A. and Tipu, S. (2019), “Exploring the relationships of the culture of competitiveness and knowledge development to sustainable supply chain management and organizational performance”, Journal of Enterprise Information Management, Accepted for publication. Tipu, S., Fantazy, K. A. and Kumar, V. (2019), “An empirical examination of the effects of the attributes of supply chain openness on organizational performance”, Benchmarking: An International Journal, Accepted for publication. Tipu, S. A. A. and Fantazy, K. (2018), “Exploring the relationships of strategic entrepreneurship and social capital to sustainable supply chain management and organizational performance”, International Journal of Productivity and Performance Management, Vol. 67 No. 9, pp. 2046-2070. Tipu, S. (2018), “Business plan competitions in emerging and developed economies: what do we still need to know?”, Journal of Entrepreneurship in Emerging Economies. Vol. 11 No. 1, pp. 81-97. Tipu, S. (2018), “What have we learned? Themes from the literature on organizational culture in family firms” European Business Review, Vol. 30 No. 6, pp. 660-675. Tipu, S. (2017), “Entrepreneurial risk taking: themes from the literature and pointers for future research”, International Journal of Organizational Analysis, Vol. 25 No. 3, pp. 432-455. Ryan, J. and Tipu, S. (2016), “An empirical alternative to Sidani and Thornberry’s (2009) ‘Current Arab Work Ethic’: examining the Multidimensional Work Ethic Profile in an Arab context”, Journal of Business Ethics, Vol. 135 (1), 177-198. Tipu, S. and Ryan, J. C. (2016), “Predicting entrepreneurial intentions from work values: Implications for stimulating entrepreneurship in UAE national youth”, Management Decision, Vol. 54 No. 3, pp. 610-629. Fantazy, K. A., Tipu, S. and Kumar, V. (2016), “Conceptualizing the relative openness of supply chain and its impact on organizational performance”, Benchmarking: An International Journal, Vol. 23 No. 5, pp. 1264-1285. Tipu, S. (2016), “Comparing the behaviour of opportunity and necessity driven entrepreneurs”, International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business, Vol. 27 No. (1), pp. 84-107. Tipu, S. (2015), “The cognitive side of entrepreneurial ethics: what do we still need to know? Journal of Enterprising Culture, Vol. 23 No. 1, pp. 117-137. Tipu, S. and Fantazy, K. (2014), “Supply chain strategy, flexibility, and performance: a comparative study of SMEs in Pakistan and Canada”, International Journal of Logistics Management, Vol. 25 No. 2, pp. 399-416. Tipu, S. (2014), “Employees’ involvement in developing service product innovations in Islamic banks: an extension of a concurrent staged model.” International Journal of Commerce and Management, Vol. 24 No. 1, pp. 85-108. Ryan, J. and Tipu, S. (2013), “Leadership effects on innovation propensity: A two-factor full range leadership model” Journal of Business Research, Vol. 66 No. 10, pp. 2116-2129. Tipu, S., Ryan, J. and Fantazy, K. (2012), “Transformational leadership in Pakistan: an examination of the relationship of transformational leadership to organizational culture and innovation propensity” Journal of Management & Organization, Vol. 18 No. 4, pp. 461-481. Tipu, S. (2012), “What have we learned? Themes from the literature on necessity driven entrepreneurship”, World Review of Entrepreneurship, Management and Sustainable Development, Vol. 8 No. 1, pp. 70-91. Tipu, S. (2012), “Open innovation process in developing-country manufacturing organizations: extending the Stage-Gate model” International Journal of Business Innovation and Research, Vol. 6 No. 3, pp. 355-378. Tipu, S. (2011), “Academic publications on innovation management in banks (1998-2008): a research note”, Innovation: Management, Policy & Practice, Vol. 13 No. 2, pp. 236-260. Tipu, S. and Arain, F. (2011), “Managing success factors in entrepreneurial ventures: a behavioral approach”, International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behavior and Research, Vol. 17 No. 5, pp.534-560. Tipu, S., Zeffane, R. and Ryan, J. (2011), “Students’ entrepreneurial readiness in the United Arab Emirates: an empirical inquiry of related factors”, International Journal of Business and Globalisation, Vol. 6 No. 3/4, pp.383-398. Ryan, J., Tipu, S. and Zeffane, R. (2011), “Need for achievement and entrepreneurial potential: a study of young adults in the UAE”, Education, Business and Society: Contemporary Middle Eastern Issues, Vol. 4 No. 3, pp.153-166. Zeffane, R., Tipu, S. and Ryan, J. (2011), “Communication, commitment & trust: exploring the triad”, International Journal of Business and Management, Vol. 6 No. 6, pp.77-87. Ryan, J. C. and Tipu, S. (2009). “An instrument for the self-appraisal of scientific research performance”, International Journal of Productivity and Performance Management, Vol. 58 No. 7, pp.632-644. El-Bannany, M. and Tipu, S. (2009), “Culture and other factors affecting firm profitability in Pakistan”, Corporate Ownership and Control, Vol. 7 No. 1, pp.471-476. Arain, F.M., Tipu, S. (2009), “Encouraging innovations at the organizational level: an application of knowledge based decision support system (KBDSS)”, International Journal of Construction Project Management, Vol. 1 No. 1, pp.39- 55. Tipu, S. (2007), “Innovation studies in different countries: future research agenda for Pakistan” Business Review, Vol. 2 No. 1, pp. 171-180.
MBA research project titled “Corporate entrepreneurship in public sector: the case of Roads and Transport Authority, Dubai, UAE.
Received the University of Sharjah “Annual Incentive Award for Distinguished Faculty Members” 2011-2012 in the area of scientific research.
 Served on the judges’ panel to assess the projects of participants enrolled in Public Sector Innovation Diploma at Mohammed Bin Rashid Center for Government Innovation, Dubai offered in collaboration with University of Cambridge, March 15, 2017.  Member organizing committee of “Second International Forum on Innovation and Entrepreneurship” organized by College of Business Administration, University of Sharjah (December 13-15, 2017).  Served on the judges’ panel to assess students projects in “Student Business Leadership Forum 2017” held at Wesgreen International School, Sharjah, February 13, 2017.  Delivered a lecture titled “Triple Helix Model of Innovation” during Sharjah Innovation Week 2016 in Expo Center Sharjah, UAE. November 26, 2016.  Served on the judges’ panel to assess students projects in “Student Business Leadership Forum 2016” held at Wesgreen International School, Sharjah, February 17, 2016.
Student centered learning, highly interactive class sessions, group activities.
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