Dr. Mohammad Saud Khan

Dr. Mohammad Saud Khan
Victoria University of Wellington · School of Management

PhD

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37 Research Items
359 Citations
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Additional affiliations
March 2016 - December 2018
Victoria University of Wellington
Position
  • Lecturer
March 2015 - January 2016
University of Southern Denmark
Position
  • PostDoc Position
April 2012 - present
Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt
Position
  • PhD Student

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Publications (49)
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Die Forschungsergebnisse hinsichtlich der Wirkung der Heterogenität von unternehmerischen Teams auf Teamprozesse sowie Team- bzw. Unternehmenserfolg sind inkonsistent. Ein Grund für diese unterschiedlichen Ergebnisse dürften die unterschiedlich verwendeten Konzepte und Operationalisierungen von Heterogenität sein. Dieser Beitrag widmet sich der Het...
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Modern-day robots do not necessarily look like humans, but they are programmed to handle tasks that are normally carried out by humans, especially in big factories that manufacture products like cars. Employers prefer these mechanical devices because of many reasons: they are faster and more accurate than human workers, they never ask for a pay hik...
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This study explores the role of trust and relationships in geographically distributed teams (virtual teams) of development sector. Interviewed teams were surrounded by ground realities of their work locations, which included technology limitations, uncertainties and human constraints, which tend to obstruct development of trust and relationships. T...
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The division of Indo-Pak subcontinent as an independent Pakistan, left the long term bone of contention between Pakistan and India; The Kashmir issue. So deep were the geo-political roots of this dispute that it created grounds for the nuclearization of South Asia. This paper explores the development of Pakistan's nuclear policy under changing demo...
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Virtual Reality (VR) is radically changing the tourism industry, and virtual tourism is gaining ground as an alternative form of tourism. People with disabilities could potentially have the biggest utilisation of virtual tourism. However, the success of virtual tourism depends on the acceptance of VR technology. This study investigates the acceptan...
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SMEs, the most vital but vulnerable part of an economy, necessitate crucial resources and capabilities to succeed. Structuring on the resource-based theory (RBT) and market orientation (MO), as a fundamental capability for SMEs, this paper examines the moderating effects of the Internet of Things (IoT) and mediating effects of individual creativity...
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Social media big data offers insights that can be used to make predictions of products' future demand and add value to the supply chain performance. The paper presents a framework for improvement of demand forecasting in a supply chain using social media data from Twitter and Facebook. The proposed framework uses sentiment, trend, and word analysis...
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Conversational agents (CAs) promise to create significant organisational value, by transforming how organisations operate and serve customers. Yet, the malleability of this technology poses challenges to both researchers and practitioners because of the wide range of strategic applications they can enable. Drawing on the lens of routine capability,...
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Growing changes in the present global environment is compelling firms to seek and exploit opportunities for market growth. Among others, an innovation that is cost-effective, functional, and sustainable (frugal) is one of the important factors for such growth. To validate this link empirically, we investigate the influence of risk-taking and proact...
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This study aims at testing an empirical model that investigates the relationship between organizational identification (OI) and knowledge sharing behavior (KSB). Drawing on social identity theory and social exchange theory, this study examines the mediating role of organizational citizenship behavior (OCB) in the relationship between OI and KSB. We...
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Drawing on social learning theory, this research compared and tested how two distinct mediating mechanisms—collaborative culture and knowledge sharing—influence the servant leadership–project team performance relationship. Survey data were collected from 275 employees representing 70 project teams, and multilevel structural equation modeling was ad...
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Purpose: The purpose of this article is to develop new insights into the interplay between trust, indigenous institutions and weak/dysfunctional formal institutions using the Nigerian context - a developing country in Western Africa. It advances new understanding on how Nigerian entrepreneurs trust in their indigenous institutions such as family ti...
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Semiconductor intellectual property (SIP) represents a crucial component of integrated circuit design activities. However, many small SIP firms fail to create value and adopt a viable business model. This article aims to investigate the value creation mechanism within the SIP business by drawing on the business model and dynamic capabilities views...
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Objective: In the past, a plethora of studies have investigated the organizational and individual outcomes of high-performance work systems (HPWS). However, less is known about the mechanism through which HPWS impacts employees’ behavior, particularly intrapreneurial behavior (IB). Drawing on the social exchange theory, this study aims to fill this...
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There is a pronounced paucity of empirically rigorous study that focuses on the impact of trust on small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) operating in a developing market context. This article offers a fresh perspective on the simultaneous relationship between trust and distrust by exploring the complex process through which they are developed....
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This article aims to examine the evolution of the business accelerators and their impact in New Zealand over the course of last decade to develop a better understanding of the role accelerators have played within the New Zealand innovation ecosystem, their influence on the innovation community and how accelerators measure their success. An explorat...
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Through an empirical study of traders in Bokkos and Ero markets of Nigeria, this study examines the means by which trust is developed in the absence of efficient formal institutional arrangements (such as law courts and legal structures) taken for granted in advanced economies. The analysis from the multiple case studies of micro-trading groups exa...
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Purpose Marketers of beauty products capitalize on consumers’ perception of beauty to enact a price placebo effect through setting high prices to insinuate a superior performing product. Yet, in the context of growing alternative beauty movements emphasizing inner beauty and self-acceptance, little is known on how the effect of price on a product’s...
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Social media big data offers insights that can be used to make predictions of products' future demand and add value to the supply chain performance. The paper presents a framework for improvement of demand forecasting in a supply chain using social media data from Twitter and Facebook. The proposed framework uses sentiment, trend, and word analysis...
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This paper makes a case for the examination of trust based on the notion that trust differs across contexts. This is important as a study of this nature provides a basis for uncovering new aspects of trust and SME networks. To date most of the literature on trust and network relationships reveal a paucity of studies about West African traders. This...
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Purpose-To date, most of the literature on trust and distrust reveal a paucity of studies about Nigerian Supply chain relationships. Specifically, this paper attempts to address this gap by examining how trust is developed and repaired in supply chain relationships. Design/methodology/approach-Within the scope of this paper, an interpretivist app...
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Purpose The purpose of this paper is to investigate the perceptions of food anti-consumption in fast growing markets within an emerging economy context of Turkey. Design/methodology/approach Recently posted customer comments, complaints and suggestions related to the selected fast-food chains were examined from the following domains: Facebook, Ins...
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To date, most of the literature on female entrepreneurship reveals a paucity of research on developing market contexts. This indeed has been the case with studies focused on Pakistani women entrepreneurship. The authors build on this, to establish the constraining challenges and barriers faced by Pakistani women entrepreneurs. In this chapter, the...
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To date, most of the literature on female entrepreneurship reveals a paucity of research on developing market contexts. The authors build on this to establish the constraining challenges and barriers faced by Pakistani women entrepreneurs. In this chapter, they adopt the perspective of institutional logics as a particular reference point due to its...
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Purpose To survive in this competitive era of modern business environment, organizations have to constantly develop, adapt and react to new challenges. Therefore, it is critical for organizations to create a sense of justice and involve their employees in business activities; thereby achieving the organization’s strategic goals. The purpose of this...
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This paper aims to develop an understanding of trust in cross border trade networks dominating West African markets. To date most of the literature on trust and network relationships reveal a paucity of studies about West African traders. This paper attempts to address this gap by examining a range of relationships that have evolved as a result of...
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Purpose This paper aims to analyze born globals and business incubators from an empirical standpoint. Particularly, the role of business incubators in the emergence and development of born global firms is focused, thereby outlining the significance of incubator influence on rapid internationalization. Design/methodology/approach Based on extant li...
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Social Media big data offers the insights which can be used to make predictions of products future demand and add value to the supply chain performance. The paper presents a framework for improvement of demand forecasting in the supply chain industry using social media analytics. The proposed framework uses sentiment, trend and word analysis result...
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There is a growing concern that entrepreneurial behaviour has to be understood in the context in which it occurs. This includes the institutional context in which the entrepreneur operates (Welter and Smallbone, 2011; Martinelli, 2004). The marked paucity of literature which focuses on women entrepreneurship in the context of institutional void adv...
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The aim of this paper is to explore the decision-making processes of causation and effectuation within New Zealand entrepreneurs. Oneon-one, semi structured interviews were conducted to investigate; the extent of Causation and Effectuation followed by entrepreneurial start-ups in years four to eight of operation? In Addition, whether decision-makin...
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Purpose The purpose of this study is to understand the challenges facing Mumpreneurs in New Zealand, a sub group of female entrepreneurs. Research in this area will help to alleviate the challenges these individuals face on a daily basis, providing insights into the support systems, resources and policy initiatives these women may require to overc...
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In the modern digitized business environment, organizations are facing continual transformation in response to threats and opportunities. Team-an essential component of organizations-has evolved from an intact social system characterised by clear boundaries and differentiated roles to an emergent social system with fluidity in various aspects. To b...
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Financial technology or FinTech, is a business which mainly uses software to provide financial services to customers, thereby, disrupting the traditional financial landscape, which focuses more on what the banks will offer and less on what the customer wants. FinTechs are affecting the way people think about banking and how they do their banking. T...
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Our essay aims to investigate the emerging phenomenon of monetising life-style blogs as an example of social media entrepreneurship. Using a variety of business models and based on interplay of virtual and real-life networks while monetising their blogs, bloggers engage in numerous economic activities. By attracting attention to this phenomenon, we...
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This paper aims to examine trust in contexts where the formal institutional environment is perceived to be weak and ineffective. SME networks have become a crucial ingredient in growing businesses as it reduces the risks of international entrepreneurship. Recognising the importance of new opportunities for SMEs, this study explores how entrepreneur...
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During the last four decades entrepreneurship research has established itself as a legitimate area of enquiry, which requires a concentrated and coordinated effort towards studying the context in entrepreneurial activity. In doing so, it is understood that entrepreneurial teams form the core of most start-ups at some point of their new venture jour...
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Entrepreneurship research lacks empirical evidence about interactions between entrepreneurial team members. This paper examines the role of trust (cognitive and affective) and conflict (task and relationship) on team performance (effectiveness and efficiency) of innovative entrepreneurial teams. Data originated from 88 incubator-based entrepreneuri...
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This study aims at understanding entrepreneurial relations between Pakistani and Western entrepreneurs. It emphasizes the concept of national culture and tries to determine how Pakistani entrepreneurs are able to manage relations with their foreign clients in an economic downturn. The qualitative study consists of interviews conducted with various...
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Dear Colleagues, Hope you are doing fine. I'm writing to invite you to submit an article to the upcoming SAGE Open Special Issue “Entrepreneurial Teams: Towards a Contextualized Understanding”. A brief description of the proposed issue can be found in the attached PDF. If you are unable to access the attachment you may also visit http://sgo.sagep...
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Purpose–The purpose of this paper is to examine how diversity in need for achievement (nfA) a wellestablished entrepreneurial personality trait impacts team performance (effectiveness and efficiency) in Austria. In addition, it investigates the interaction effects of Team Mean nfA and relationship conflicts on the nfA diversity-performance relation...
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The purpose of this paper is to examine how diversity in need for achievement (nfA) a well-established entrepreneurial personality trait impacts team performance (effectiveness and efficiency) in Austria. In addition, it investigates the interaction effects of Team Mean nfA and relationship conflicts on the nfA diversity-performance relationship. D...
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Entrepreneurial teams often start innovative new ventures. Based on the fact that new venture teams share potential advantages compared with solo entrepreneurs, it is also acknowledged that differences in team members personalities, attitudes and values can impair team performance and new venture growth. Our study therefore explores the relationshi...
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Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to examine how internal locus of control (LOC) as a well-established entrepreneurial personality trait at team level impacts team performance (effectiveness and efficiency) in Austria. In addition, it investigates the interaction effects of LOC diversity and affective trust on the internal LOC-performance rela...

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If one has to explain the change/innovation of business models in entrepreneurial firms (start-ups) in a new dynamic industry, what theories/theoretical frameworks could be utilised?
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If one has to explain the change/innovation of business models in entrepreneurial firms (start-ups) in a new dynamic industry, what theories/theoretical frameworks could be utilised?

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The aim of this project is to conceptually understand the emerging challenge of managing team memberships which can be categorized as fluid in nature. As a first step, the project targets to theoretically streamline the term "fluid teams".