Assistant Professor, HEC Approved PhD Supervisor, Director Center for Multidisciplinary Research (CMR)

Dr Hasan Murad School of Management (HSM)

Department of Management

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Dr Hafiz Muhammad Naeem is an Assistant Professor of Management at the Dr Hasan Murad School of Management (HSM) of the University of Management and Technology. He obtained his PhD from the Department of Economics and Management at the University of Padua, Italy, in March 2020 and received the additional title of ‘Doctor Europaeus’ along with his PhD degree. Dr Naeem has also worked as a postdoc researcher at the Industrial Engineering Department of the University o Padua. In 2021, Dr Naeem won the PhD Excellence research fund from his graduating department. Apart from four years of experience in teaching, he is an active researcher and works in the areas related to strategy and innovation. In particular, his research focuses on analyzing the impact of modern technologies of Industry 4.0 (fourth industrial revolution) on SMEs’ performance measurement and management. He is also working on research projects focused on end-user innovation. Dr Naeem is an HEC approved PhD supervisor.

  • Industry 4.0
  • Performance measurement and management
  • 3D printing
  • SMEs
  • Industry 4.0 challenges and opportunities and challenges for SMEs
  • 3D printing and end-user innovation: antecedents and consequences
  • Relevance of modern technologies for continual improvement and firm's performance
Title Journal Name Impact Factor Year of Publication
Customer participation in new product development: an Industry 4.0 perspective European journal of innovation management 0.000 2021
The Interplay between Industry 4.0 Maturity of Manufacturing Processes and Performance Measurement and Management in SMEs International journal of productivity and performance management 0.000 2022
Degree Name & Area Year University City,Country
PhD Management University of Padova Italy
  • Doctor Europaeus
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