Umair Waqas

Umair Waqas
University of Buraimi · College of Business

Doctor of Philosophy

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Introduction
Umair Waqas currently works at the Faculty of Economics and Management, Universiti Putra Malaysia. He has experience of teaching in different universities. By choice, he is a teacher and a trainer in Universiti Putra Malaysia. He has worked with SME Corporation, Malaysia. Umair does research in Supply Chain Management, Supply Chain Risk Management, Supply Chain Performance, Supply Chain Strategies, Distribution Management, Knowledge Management, Operations Management, Agribusiness Supply Chain Management, Agropreneurs of Fresh Fruits and Vegetables, Qualitative and Quantitative Social Research.
Additional affiliations
April 2021 - May 2022
Qarshi University
Position
  • Assistant Professor
July 2017 - January 2018
Universiti Putra Malaysia
Position
  • Consultant
January 2010 - June 2014
Bahauddin Zakariya University
Position
  • Faculty Member
Education
October 2016 - February 2020
Universiti Putra Malaysia
Field of study
  • Management
May 2008 - May 2009
University of Management and Technology (Pakistan)
Field of study
  • Human Resource Management
January 2004 - April 2008
University of Management and Technology (Pakistan)
Field of study
  • Business and Information Technology

Publications

Publications (8)
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As agropreneurs of fresh fruits and vegetables are important contributors to the economy, supply chain risk management is vital for their survival and growth. Therefore, this study examined the mediating effect of supply chain risk management in reducing the impact of supply chain risks and increasing supply chain performance among small scale agro...
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Organ transplantation is a common procedure in many countries, but it can still be hampered by a lack of donors. Many reasons exist for people’s hesitation to sign the donor card and this study explores the factors affecting posthumous organ donations motivation. The objectives of the study were to examine the role of knowledge, empathy, and attitu...
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Due to their perishable nature, the supply chain of fresh fruits and vegetables is sensitive and uncertain, which poses several risks to agropreneurs of fresh fruits and vegetables in Malaysia. The country's farming community faces dire challenges in terms of escalating food production costs and the need to push for higher productivity gains. In pa...
Conference Paper
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This research examines the major supply chain risks and their respective brink affecting operations of agropreneurs of fresh fruits and vegetables in Malaysia. The primary data was collected through a questionnaire survey with a total of 395 agropreneurs in peninsular Malaysia. The study utilized a snowballing and convenience sampling method. Based...
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Purpose: The main purpose of this study was to identify factors that were important in posthumous organ donation decisions in a developing country such as Pakistan. Methodology: A qualitative study was conducted with 50 semi-structured interviews among students of one public and one private university in Lahore (Pakistan) to understand their attitu...
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There is a dearth of empirical and theoretical investigation in the field of supply chain risk management. Even though SCRM is an important component in supply chain management research, there is still a lack of understanding regarding the term and the concept to develop advantageous SCRM. In the literature of SCRM, different aspects have been disc...

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