Mr Jas Ahmad


NameMr Jas Ahmad
Job titleAssociate Professor
Research institute
Primary appointmentStrategy, Leadership & Operations
Email addressJ.Ahmad@mdx.ac.uk
Contact categoryResearcher

Biography

Biography

Jas started at Middlesex University in 2000 after several years in industry in Canada and the UK. 

He has an academic, consulting and executive background in strategic and change management, venture development, performance improvement, executive education and management development on three continents.  

His consulting and advisory work has included firms in transportation/logistics, oil & gas, financial services, pulp & paper products, business services, retail and FMCG sectors. 

He has been a visiting lecturer/fellow at universities in Hong Kong SAR, Hungary, Malaysia, Pakistan, The Netherlands and the UAE. 

Teaching

Jas is currently teaching executive education, senior leadership apprenticeship, postgraduate and undergraduate modules in strategy, innovation and entrepreneurship. 

In the past, he has held several leadership positions in the business school including: 

  • Director Business & Innovation Projects 
  • Director Advanced Management Programmes
  • Programme Leader MSc Strategic Management & Marketing
  • Programme Leader MA International Business Management
  • Programme Leader MA/MSc Management 

Education and qualifications

Grants

Prizes and Awards

External activities

Research outputs

Drivers of strategic direction in high technology firms.

Ahmad, J., O'Regan, N. and Ghobadian, A. 2008. Drivers of strategic direction in high technology firms. in: Groen, A., Oakey, R., Van der Sijde, P. and Cook, G. (ed.) New technology-based firms in the new millennium. Bingley Emerald Group Publishing Limited.

Lower costs: driving SME business performance.

Ahmad, J., O'Regan, N. and Dixon, B. 2006. Lower costs: driving SME business performance. International Journal of Globalisation and Small Business. 1 (4), pp. 407-420. https://doi.org/10.1504/IJGSB.2006.012188

E-Commerce in manufacturing firms: panacea or myth?

Ahmad, J., O'Regan, N. and Gallear, D. 2006. E-Commerce in manufacturing firms: panacea or myth? International Journal of Process Management and Benchmarking. 1 (2), pp. 164-175. https://doi.org/10.1504/IJPMB.2006.009771

From principles to practice: exploring corporate social responsibility in Pakistan

Ahmad, J. 2006. From principles to practice: exploring corporate social responsibility in Pakistan. Journal of Corporate Citizenship..

Leadership, decision making and internal stakeholder engagement.

Ahmad, J., O'Regan, N. and Ghobadian, A. 2005. Leadership, decision making and internal stakeholder engagement. International Journal of Management and Decision Making. 6 (3/4), pp. 345-358. https://doi.org/10.1504/IJMDM.2005.006559

Using case studies in management education: the student perspective.

Brennan, R. and Ahmad, J. 2005. Using case studies in management education: the student perspective. International journal of management education. 4 (3), pp. 21-30. https://doi.org/10.3794/ijme.43.124
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