Mumtaz Ali Memon

Mumtaz Ali Memon
National University of Sciences and Technology | NUST · NUST Business School

PhD (HRM), MS (HRD), MBA (HRM)
Editor-in-Chief NUST Business Review (NBR), Managing Editor Journal of Applied Structural Equation Modeling (JASEM)

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Introduction
Mumtaz is an Associate Professor of Human Resource Management at the NUST Business School (NBS), Islamabad, Pakistan. He is also the Managing Editor of the Journal of Applied Structural Equation Modeling and the Guest Editor of several international journals, including the International Journal of Manpower, Electronic Journal of Applied Statistical Analysis, and Journal of Marketing Analytics. He can be reached at mumtazutp@gmail.com.
Additional affiliations
January 2020 - present
National University of Sciences and Technology
Position
  • Professor (Associate)
November 2018 - January 2020
Air University Islamabad
Position
  • Head of Department
August 2018 - January 2020
Air University Islamabad
Position
  • Professor (Assistant)
Education
May 2013 - July 2017
Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS
Field of study
  • Management
December 2010 - March 2013
Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
Field of study
  • Human Resource Development
March 2008 - April 2010
Dadabhoy Institute of Higher Education
Field of study
  • Business Adiminstration

Publications

Publications (77)
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This study aims to examine the impact of employees' satisfaction with human resource management (HRM) practices (i.e. training satisfaction, performance appraisal satisfaction and pay satisfaction) on work engagement and subsequently employee turnover intentions. The mediating role of work engagement between employee satisfaction with HRM practices...
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Determining an appropriate sample size is vital in drawing realistic conclusions from research findings. Although there are several widely adopted rules of thumb to calculate sample size, researchers remain unclear about which one to consider when determining sample size in their respective studies. ‘How large should the sample be?’ is one the most...
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This editorial is dedicated to moderation analysis. Similar to what we did with the earlier editorial about mediation analysis, this editorial addresses seven key issues related to moderation and provides guidelines to justify the inclusion of moderator(s) and perform the analysis. Specifically, it discusses identification, conceptualization, usage...
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This editorial outlines and responds to some of the most frequently asked questions regarding mediation analysis. Specifically, six key issues are addressed with reference to the state-of-the-art mediation literature. In doing this, we provide practical guidelines for researchers to successfully conceptualise, test and interpret mediation models. R...
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Although structural equation modeling (SEM) is a powerful statistical technique, understanding its methodological assumptions before data analyses is essential to attaining more robust results. In this editorial, we outline four major methodological issues which are related to the application of SEM in Malaysia along with their respective guideline...
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Purpose Over the last two decades, corporations have increasingly adopted green innovation to lessen the unsuitable impact on the environment and gain competitive advantage at the same time. However, researchers have paid more attention to green product innovation and the firm's financial risk (FFR) relationship than green process innovation. Such...
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With the increased competitiveness and significance of the workforce, the responsibility of organizational leaders has been increased to behave ethically and lead their followers in the best ethical way. This study aims to explore how the perception and trust of followers of their middle-level managers can shape the ethical behavior of middle manag...
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Purpose Despite being a popular topic in sports tourism research, limited studies have focused on golf tourism in relation to destination image. The present study aimed to examine the impact of country-related factors on the destination image among golf tourists as well as the interrelationships between perceived service quality, perceived value, s...
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The purpose of this research is to examine the influence of bank life cycle or bank maturity on income diversification (ID) and stability. In addition, this research investigates the ID relationship with bank stability. Drawing on the dynamic resource-based view and modern portfolio theory, this research examines the influence of a paramount intern...
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This study aims to study the relationship between personality traits (conscientiousness and extraversion), electronic performance monitoring (EPM) and work passion. In addition, it investigates the mediating role of EPM between personality traits and work passion. Data was collected from 105 employees working in call centers throughout Pakistan. Pa...
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Leadership plays an important role in occupational health psychology in explaining worker psychological health. However, to date, there is limited work on how cultural context affects a leader’s effectiveness. The purpose of this study is to identify types of leadership that can have beneficial effects on employees’ health in the Malaysian context....
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In this editorial, we continue our discussion on the use of PLS-SEM statistical applications by introducing a few useful packages implemented in R. R is a free and open-source programming software that is used for statistical computing and graphics. To the best of our knowledge, most established PLS-SEM statistical applications have undergone rigor...
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Purpose This paper draws on the conservation of resources (COR) theory to understand how organizational embeddedness develops through psychological ownership and organizational justice. The purpose of this study is to investigate the effects of three dimensions of organizational justice on organizational embeddedness and psychological ownership and...
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Purpose Functional foods and their association with health benefits and disease risk reduction open a promising possibility for consumers to pursue a healthier lifestyle and extend their life expectancy. This study aims to investigate the effect of perceived susceptibility, perceived barriers and intention to consume functional food among older con...
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The present study aims to examine whether self-efficacy mediates the relationship between optimism, dimensions of psychological well-being, and resilience among Iranian students. The participants in this study included 251 Iranian students from Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM). Structural equation modeling using AMOS 20.0 was used to analyze the dat...
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This study aims to perpetuate the investigation of organizational commitment and its mediating role as it is one of the most crucial components in understanding organizational behaviour. A total of 324 samples were collected from the academics of 20 private universities in Malaysia. Partial Least Squares Structural Equation Modelling (PLS-SEM) usin...
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Partial least squares structural equation modeling (PLS-SEM) is one of the most widely used methods of multivariate data analysis. Although previous research has discussed different aspects of PLS-SEM, little is done to explain the attributes of the different PLS-SEM statistical applications. The objective of this editorial is to discuss a variety...
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The aim of this study is to investigate the role of inclusive leadership as a predictor of job autonomy and innovative work behaviour (IWB). The study also examines the mediating role of job autonomy between the inclusive leadership and IWB. The sample consisted of employees from 15 private healthcare institutions operating in Bangladesh. Two quest...
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To be competitive, firms have focused their resources on innovation. The success of innovation, however, depends on several factors. One of these factors is the capacity and ability of firms’ leaders. This study aimed to examine the relationship between leadership, innovation and organisational performance in two socialist countries, China and Viet...
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Multigroup Analysis (MGA) using partial least squares path modelling (PLSPM) is an efficient approach to evaluate moderation across multiple relationships in a research model. This editorial explains the importance and the usage of MGA, especially when a study intends to understand heterogeneity effects (i.e., cross-cultural or gender differences)...
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Covariance Based – Structural Equation Modelling (CB-SEM) is often used to investigate moderation and latent interaction effects. This study illustrates and compares the application of constrained, unconstrained and orthogonalized CB-SEM approaches to latent variable interaction analysis using AMOS. Although all three techniques provided similar pa...
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Psychosocial hazards present in workplaces are being actively investigated by researchers from multiple domains. More research and resources are required to investigate the debilitating consequences of these hazards in the developing and underdeveloped countries where this issue remains one of grave concern. This study aims at investigating the psy...
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To date, there is a lack of research that explains the linkages between relationship conflict, task conflict, team mindfulness, perceived stress, and social undermining. In particular, little attention has been paid to these constructions in the context of the virtual workplace. The present study attempts to fill this research gap. The aim of this...
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Purpose Compulsive buying continues to be a maladaptive behavior that draws the attention of both scholars and marketers. The present study aims to investigate the determinants of compulsive buying, which are conceptualized as impulsive and obsessive–compulsive buying, and the mediation effect of brand attachment. Design/methodology/approach Using...
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Learning outcomes Learning outcomes are as follows: Understand performance appraisal process and tools; apply theory X and Theory Y in managing resistance to performance evaluation; identify the causes and symptoms of resistance; identify and apply managing resistance approaches. Case overview/synopsis After attaining the height of success in term...
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Corporate sustainability in business practices expected to improve several strategic issues. Besides other, it has an important role in improving workplace sustainability. The current study investigated the level of workplace sustainability practices in Malaysian Public Listed Companies (PLCs). An index of 16 workplace sustainability practices deve...
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Purpose The purpose of this paper is to examine the impact of different food choice motives on attitude and, subsequently, the impact of attitude, subjective norm and perceived behavioural control on the purchase intention of Pakistani ethnic food, based on the food choice motives theory and the theory of planned behaviour. Design/methodology/appr...
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The current study investigates the impact of government initiatives, integrated strategies and some key internal factors on corporate sustainability practices (CSP) in Malaysian public listed companies (PLCs). Ordinary Least Squares (OLS) employed to a pooled data composed of 878 firm-year observations of 12 sectors of Malaysian PLCs from 2011-2013...
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Learning outcomes This case will enable students to develop an understanding of starting a single proprietorship business focusing on the real estate; understand the possible challenges that an entrepreneur faces in the beginning; apply ethical decision-making frame works when faced in ethically conflicting situation; andlook at the career anchorin...
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We conceptualize that psychosocial safety climate (PSC) has a positive effect on employees' safety behavior by reducing their psychological distress. A high-level PSC environment reduces psychological distress by eliminating the employees' need for devoting psychological resources toward safety concerns. This preserves psychological resources to be...
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Purpose International students are considered as a huge and potentially lucrative segment for various products of the tourism industry in Malaysia. One of the tourism products is the local food they consume. The purpose of this paper is to investigate key factors that contribute to international students’ intention to consume Malay food. Drawing on...
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Purpose The purpose of this paper is to examine the impact of performance appraisal satisfaction (PAS) on work engagement (WE) and the impact of WE on turnover intention. Furthermore, this paper investigates the mediating effect of WE between PAS and turnover intention. Design/methodology/approach The sample consisted of employees of 12 oil and ga...
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In partial least squares structural path modelling (PLS-PM), the reflective-formative type of hierarchical component models (HCMs) (also known as Higher-Order Model) have become a popular choice for researchers. However, current approaches to estimate the reflective-formative type of HCM are ambiguous especially when used as an endogenous construct...
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There are not many global experts on multivariate data analysis whose work can benefit researchers and students from all over the world; Professor Joseph F. Hair is one of them. Undoubtedly, his work has had and continues to have a significant impact on marketing, business, and social science research. This paper is a personal narrative dedicated t...
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Purpose The purpose of this paper is to assess the effect of two promotional methods, namely, celebrity endorsed advertisement and selfie promotion, on customers’ decision-making processes using the AISAS model. Design/methodology/approach A within-subject experimental design was used to observe how young adults in Malaysia would respond to two...
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This study presents a framework to measure and empirically validate the relationship between customer orientation and office space performance. The framework uses two types of customer orientation (i.e., responsive customer orientation and proactive customer orientation) and two types of office space performance metrics (i.e., tenant satisfaction a...
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To date, there is a lack of research that explains the linkages between relationship conflict, task conflict, team mindfulness, perceived stress, and social undermining. In particular, little attention has been paid to these constructions in the context of the virtual workplace. The present study attempts to fill this research gap. The aim of this...
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The contribution of faculty members has a significant impact towards the performance of the university. However, there has been a lack of empirical evidence which examines the role of academics in eliciting positive behaviours at work. The main objective of this study is to test the causal relationships between antecedents (e.g., leadership and inn...
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The present study aims at contributing to the growing discourse on analytical methods in marketing research by highlighting the use of Consistent Partial Least Squares (PLSc) estimation to assess reflective models used in marketing literature. Specifically, it demonstrates the significance of using PLSc and compares it with the traditional PLS. The...
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Purpose The purpose of this paper is twofold. First, it examines the impact of person-organisation fit (P-O fit) on work engagement (WE) and the impact of WE on turnover intention. Second, it examines the mediating role of WE between P-O fit and turnover intention. Design/methodology/approach A cross-sectional online survey design was used to co...
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Purpose The study attempts to examine the effect of perceived quality on intention to revisit coffee concept shops among regular and irregular consumers. Specifically, the framework developed by Pine and Gilmore (2000) is adopted to look into the effect of product, service and experience qualities on intention to revisit. Design/methodology/appro...
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This manual is unique in a sense that it encapsulates four elements in a concise manner. Firstly, it provides step-by-step guidance and explanation to statistical analysis using SmartPLS 3.0. Secondly, it is highly graphical as each section related to the use of SmartPLS is illustrated by screenshots of the software interface and/or output. Thirdly...
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Job satisfaction has become an empirical attention as subject of inquiry in many fields. Past studies have revealed that employees with higher level of job satisfaction mostly enjoyed their job, had higher productivity and eventually contributed to generate profit for their organization. Despite its popularity, there is still lacking in determining...
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This paper explores the extent to which knowledge sharing traits shape organizational competitive advantage. In this qualitative inquiry, semi-structured interviews were conducted in nine Malaysian-listed organizations. The results from summative content analysis suggest that the dimension of conscientiousness was the most dominant personality amon...
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Purpose: This paper explores the extent to which knowledge sharing traits shape organizational competitive advantage. Methodology: In this qualitative inquiry, semi-structured interviews were conducted in nine Malaysian-listed organizations. Findings: The results from summative content analysis suggest that the dimension of conscientiousness was th...
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The purpose of this study is to test the impact of two key antecedents, namely leadership style and innovative culture, on international justice. Further, the study also examines the mediating role of interactional justice between antecedents and employees’ workplace behaviours; organisational citizenship behaviour and affective commitment. The dat...
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Purpose The purpose of this paper is to explore the role of training satisfaction as a predictor of organisational citizenship behaviour (OCB) and turnover intention. The study further examines the mediating role of OCB between training satisfaction and turnover intention. Design/methodology/approach Data were collected from 409 Malaysian oil and...
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The annual Rainforest World Music Festival in Sarawak, Malaysia is a much celebrated tourism event and has global awareness as a festival of world music. Notwithstanding the popularity of the festival, there has been no study of visitor intentions. Drawing upon the theory of planned behavior, this study aims to determine the effect of attitude, sub...
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Partial Lea st SquaresStructural Equation Modeling (PLS-SEM) using SmartPLS 3.0: An Updated and Practical Guide to Statistical Analysis. Only Chapter 12 on Assessment of Mediation Analysis is available.
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Partial Least Squares Structural Equation Modeling (PLS-SEM) using SmartPLS 3.0: An Updated and Practical Guide to Statistical Analysis. Only Chapter 8 on Assessment of Formative Measurement Models is available.
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The relationship between pay satisfaction, work engagement and turnover intention has long been understudied. Drawing upon equity and social exchange theories, we hypothesized causal links between pay satisfaction, work engagement and turnover intention. Data were collected from professionals working in the Malaysian oil and gas sector (n = 409). P...
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Rapid and unpredictable changes affecting the world’s economy has greatly impacted the labour market. These changes created new trends and expectations of graduates’ employment. The graduates’ talent is a critical part of the world’s employment market and in the current condition employers are more conscientious in their assessment of employees’ sk...
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The study aims to identify the level of stress and job satisfaction among call operators (COs) in Malaysia. It also explores COs views on the factors affecting their stress level and job satisfaction. This research is based on a case study of a telecommunication contact centre. A mixed-methods design was employed whereby a survey questionnaire was...
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Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to examine the casual relationship between training satisfaction, work engagement, and turnover intention; and the mediating role of work engagement between training satisfaction and turnover intention. Design/methodology/approach: Data was collected from 409 oil and gas professionals using an email survey ques...
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Although knowledge sharing (KS) and personality traits are primarily studied in business organisations, these issues are equally important for universities. However, few attempts have been made to investigate the relationship between personality traits and KS, particularly in the context of Malaysian higher education. The present study fills the re...
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The objective of this study is to reveal the industry’s viewpoint on the importance of attributes of graduate architects. A self-administered questionnaire was distributed to 250 Malaysian architecture firms in order to collect this information. A total of 65 completed questionnaires were received, with a response rate of 26 percent. A descriptive...
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Attitude towards advertising, its antecedent and outcome are welldocumented in advertising literature. Moreover, the theory of reasoned action is often used to support the relationships between belief, attitude and intention towards advertising, especially in the western context. However, little is done to attest the dimensionality of belief factor...
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There is a strong belief that training is related to organizational-level outcomes, mainly, as one of the key predictors to lessen voluntary turnover. Despite the empirical evidence and concrete theoretical foundation, several studies have found contradictory results – a positive relationship between training and employee turnover rate. A comprehen...
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Industrial revolution and globalization expect graduates to be skilled and equipped before getting into the workplace. However, engineering graduates often find it hard to explore their career due to their skill deficiencies, as well as low self-belief. In fact, the difficulties graduates face at the entry level of career negatively affects their l...