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Jawad Syed
Lahore University of Management Sciences
187Publications
19H-index
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#1Jawad Syed (LUMS: Lahore University of Management Sciences)H-Index: 19
This chapter highlights the important role of ethics and governance norms in multi-country and cross-cultural contexts and illustrates this discussion by focusing on the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). The chapter contrasts Islamic and Chinese concepts in ethics and discusses their implications for CPEC and governance. This perspective is important to develop a contextual approach to ethics and governance and make full use of the opportunities for economic and human development offered ...
#1Jawad Syed (LUMS: Lahore University of Management Sciences)H-Index: 19
This chapter offers a critical overview of the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), which is a Chinese development strategy that focuses on economic, cultural and political cooperation between China and the world through the land-based and maritime Silk Road. In particular, it discusses the Pakistani section of the BRI, known as the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). The chapter discusses the financial and other aspects of CPEC, highlights its significance for China and Pakistan, and also outli...
#1Jawad Syed (LUMS: Lahore University of Management Sciences)H-Index: 19
The China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) has tremendous potential to transform regional dynamics in terms of socioeconomic development, trade and politics. However, this is unfolding against the backdrop of looming security threats in Pakistan. Internally, these threats come from extremist Islamist and ethnocentric groups in Pakistan. Externally, some foreign powers are alleged to be involved in trying to sabotage CPEC. These threats are real in terms of incidents of violence against Chinese ...
#1Jawad Syed (LUMS: Lahore University of Management Sciences)H-Index: 19
#2Yung-Hsiang Ying (NTNU: National Taiwan Normal University)
The China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is the flagship component of the Belt and Road Initiative. This book offers a comprehensive overview of CPEC from a business and management perspective and provides theoretical and empirical analyses of the opportunities and challenges facing businesses in relation to CPEC. Key topics covered include economics, project management, industrial zones, agriculture, energy, value chain, ethics, governance and security, creating a useful tool for academics a...
#1Jawad Syed (LUMS: Lahore University of Management Sciences)H-Index: 19
#2Memoona Tariq (University of Huddersfield)H-Index: 1
This chapter discusses the important collaborative role that business schools in China and Pakistan may play to support the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), a flagship component of the Belt and Road Initiative. Given the vast scale of investment and infrastructure development related to this initiative, it is important to pay attention to the enormous need for technically and cross-culturally competent managers and business leaders to support this initiative. The chapter offers a brief o...
#1Jawad Syed (LUMS: Lahore University of Management Sciences)H-Index: 19
#2Syed Khawaja Anser Mahmood (LUMS: Lahore University of Management Sciences)
Last.Saud Khan Afridi (LUMS: Lahore University of Management Sciences)
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In the wake of the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), the construction industry in Pakistan has received a significant boost. Investments by Chinese and Pakistani governments as well as private sectors are especially aimed at the construction of power plants and transport infrastructure. Historically, power shortages in Pakistan have been a major challenge facing domestic users as well as local and international investors and industrialists. To address some of these issues, CPEC ‘early har...
#1Julie Davies (University of Huddersfield)H-Index: 4
Last.Jawad Syed (LUMS: Lahore University of Management Sciences)H-Index: 19
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#1Jawad Syed (LUMS: Lahore University of Management Sciences)H-Index: 19
#2Olamide Bayeroju (Royal Dutch Shell)
Drawing on a case study of a construction company in Lagos, Nigeria, this paper sheds light on the HRM practices which are perceived to enhance business performance. The study shows that HRM routines such as the use of personality tests in recruitment and selection, performance appraisals, training, and development of HR strategies to attract and retain competent employees are perceived to have most impact on business performance.
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