Dr. Qudrat-Ullah

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Dr. Hassan Qudrat-Ullah holds the position of Adjunct Professor of Management Studies at UGSM-Monarch Business School Switzerland. He holds a Ph.D. in Management from the National University of Singapore (NUS) and an M.Phil. in System Dynamics from the University of Bergen in Norway. He also holds a M.Sc. in Applied Mathematics from B.Z. University, Multan, Pakistan and a B.A. in Mathematics from the University of the Punjab, Pakistan. Dr. Qudrat-Ullah completed his post-doctoral training at Carnegie-Mellon University, USA. At present, he is an Associate Professor of Management at York University in Toronto, Canada. He has also held visiting or adjunct professorships at: King Fahd University Saudi Arabia, Konkuk University Korea, Walden University USA, Durham University UK, University of Liverpool UK, University of Surrey UK, the National University Singapore, University of Chicago Singapore, and the University of Bergen Norway. Dr. Qudrat-Ullah is the recipient of many merit and teaching awards as well as being a referee for several journals and conferences.

Academic Positions Held

  • Adjunct Professor of Management Studies, UGSM-Monarch Business School, Switzerland
  • Associate Professor, York University, Toronto, Ontario

Academic Positions Held In The Past

  • Visiting Professor, King Fahd University, Saudi Arabia
  • Visiting Faculty, Konkuk University, Korea
  • Adjunct Faculty, Walden University, USA
  • MBA Instructor, Durham University, UK
  • MBA Instructor, University of Liverpool, UK
  • Associate Lecturer, University of Surrey, UK

Academic Credentials

  • Post Doctoral Studies, Carnegie Mellon University, USA
  • Ph.D. Management, National University Singapore
  • M.Phil. System Dynamics, University of Bergen, Norway
  • M.Sc. Applied Mathematics, B.Z. University, Multan, Pakistan
  • B.A. Mathematics, University of the Punjab, Pakistan

Awards And Honors

  • Doctoral Workshop Teaching Award For Excellence, Monarch Business School, 2015
  • University Merit Award, York University, 2011
  • Nominee for LA & PS Faculty Teaching Award, York University, 2011
  • University Merit Award, York University, 2008
  • Atkinson Faculty Research Fellowship, York University, 2008
  • University Merit Award, York University, 2007
  • Atkinson Faculty Research Fellowship, York University, 2007
  • Nominee for Atkinson Faculty Teaching Award, York University, 2007
  • University Merit Award, York University, 2006
  • Atkinson Faculty Research Fellowship, York University, 2006
  • Nominee for Atkinson Faculty Teaching Award, York University, 2006
  • Atkinson Faculty Research Fellowship, York University, 2005
  • University Merit Award, York University, 2005
  • Nominee for Atkinson Faculty Teaching Award, York University, 2005

Main Academic Interests

  • Complexity Theory
  • Operations Management
  • Decision Analysis
  • Systems Dynamics & Modelling
  • Energy Policy / Energy Economics
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Research Methodology

Associations And Memberships

  • Member, ACBSP-Accreditation Council For Business Schools & Programs, USA

Journal Referee

  • Energy- The International Journal
  • Energy Policy
  • Journal of Information Technology and Research, 2009 to date European Journal of Operational Research
  • System Dynamics Review
  • International Journal of Energy Sector Management
  • Energy- The International Journal
  • Journal of Educational Information Technology & Distance Learning
  • International Journal of Global Energy Issues, 2005, 2006, 2007
  • Asia-Pacific Journal of Management, 2002, 2003, 2005

Languages

  • English

Doctoral Dissertation Supervisions/Committees

  • Shawn Clark, “A Mixed-Study Methodology Research Design Investigation of the Relevancy of Affirmative Action At The University of Texas,” School of Management, Walden University, USA

Master Theses Supervisions/Committees

  • Potter, P. “The Dynamics of Managerial Decision Making: A Case Study of a Secondary School”,”, Durham Business School, University of Durham, UK, 2010
  • Mills, B. “Improving An Exploration into the Lean Product Development Process and Application for a Highly Variable-Low Volume Operation”, Walden University, USA, 2008
  • Lai, P. “Improving Performance through Managing Manufacturing Costs, Production Efficiency and Employee Experience”, Walden University, USA, 2007
  • Ford, L. “Project Management in a Government Entity: Best Government Project Management Practice”: Templates and Guidelines”. Walden University, 2007
  • Jermiah, M. “Crafting & Executing an IT Outsourcing Strategy: Learning the Lessons of Experience”, University of Liverpool (UoL), UK, 2006.
  • Roberts, G. “Development of a sustainable model of Fair Trade Certification: The case of garment manufacturing industry,” UoL, UK, 2006.
  • Ariyo, A. “Commoditization of services: The impact of operational effectiveness on growth in the oil equipment and services industry,” UoL, UK, 2006.
  • Ofili, U. “E-government Strategy and its impacts: The case of the Federal Government of
    Nigeria,” 2006.
  • Rangaswamy, U. “Product Lifecycle Management for a Telecom Company in India,” UoL, UK, 2006.
  • Moussa, S. “Consumer promotions in the retail market of Saudi Arabia: An Empirical Study”, UoL, 2006.

Books

  • Qudrat-Ullah, H. (2014) . Better Decision Making in Complex, Dynamics Tasks, USA, New York: Springer.
  • Qudrat-Ullah, H. (Ed.) . (2013) . Energy Policy Modeling in the 21st Century, USA: Springer (https://www.springer.com/energy/policy,+economics,+management+%26+transport/book/978-1-4614-8605-3).
  • Qudrat-Ullah, H., Spector, M., and Davidson, I. P. (Eds.). (2008). Complex Decision Making: Theory and Practice, USA: Springer (ISBN: 978-3-540-73664-6)

Book Chapters

  • Qudrat-Ullah, H. 2013. “Energy Policy Modeling in 21st Century: An Introduction,” In H. Qudrat-Ullah, (Eds.). Energy Policy Modeling in 21st Century, USA, New York: Springer, pp. 3-13.
  • Qudrat-Ullah, H. (2013) . “Understanding the Dynamics of Electricity Supply and Demand in Canada,” In H. Qudrat-Ullah, (Eds.). Energy Policy Modeling in 21st Century, USA, New York: Springer, pp. 157-174.
  • Qudrat-Ullah, H. (2008). “System Dynamics Based Technology for Decision Support,” In M. Khosrow-Pour, (Ed.), The Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology, 2nd ed., USA: IGI, pp.3647-3650.
  • Qudrat-Ullah, H. (2008). “System Dynamics Based Learning Environments: A New Type of Decision Support Technology for Public Sector Management,” in L. A. Tomei, (Ed.), The Encyclopedia of Information Technology Curriculum Integration, USA: IGI, pp. 823-826.
  • Qudrat-Ullah, H. (2008). “Future Directions on Complex Decision Making Using Modeling and Decision Support,” In H. Qudrat-Ullah, M. Spector, and I. Davidson, (Eds.). Complex Decision Making: Theory and Practice, USA: Springer-Verlag, pp. 323-337.
  • Karakul, M., and Qudrat-Ullah, H. (2008). “How to Improve Dynamic Decision Making? Practice and Promise,” In H. Qudrat-Ullah, M. Spector, and I. Davidson, (Eds.). Complex Decision Making: Theory and Practice, USA: Springer-Verlag, pp. 3-24.
  • Qudrat-Ullah, H. (2005). “Improving Dynamic Decision Making through HCI Design Principles,” In C. Ghaoui, (Ed.), The Encyclopedia of Human Computer Interaction, USA: Information Science Publishing, pp. 311-316.
  • Qudrat-Ullah, H. (2004). “Resources, Pollution, and Development of Sustainable Energy Policies,” In M. A Quaddus & M. A. B. Siddique (Eds.), A Handbook of Sustainable Development Planning: Studies in Modeling and Decision Support, UK: Edward Elgar, pp. 135-166.

Selected and Recent Publications

  • Qudrat-Ullah, H. (2014) . Yes we can: Improving performance in dynamic tasks. Decision Support Systems. (In print)
  • Qudrat-Ullah, H. (2013) . Exploring the locus of profitable outsourcing: The case of apparel and clothing industry. International Journal of Logistics Systems and Management, 15(4): 321-337.
  • Qudrat-Ullah, H. (2013) . A simple model for a complex issue: Understanding the dynamics of adult HIV and AIDS situation in Canada. International Journal of Healthcare Delivery Reform Initiatives, (3(4): 60-74. DOI: 10.4018/jhdri.2011100105.
  • Qudrat-Ullah, H. (2013) . Understanding the dynamics of electricity generation capacity in Canada: A system dynamics approach. Energy, 59: 285-294.
  • Qudrat-Ullah, H., BaekSeo S., and Brian, M, (2012). Improving High Variable-Low Volume Operations: An Exploration into the Lean Product Development. International Journal of Technology Management, 57(1/2/3): 49-69.
  • Qudrat-Ullah, H. (2011). On the validation of system dynamics type simulation models. Telecommunication Systems. (DOI 10.1007/s11235-011-9425-4).
  • Qudrat-Ullah, H. (2010). Perceptions of the effectiveness of system dynamics-based interactive learning environments: An empirical study. Computers & Education, 55: 1277–1286.
  • Qudrat-Ullah, H., and BaekSeo S. (2010). The Stakeholder Value Cycle Model: Managing Value through Stakeholder Management. International Journal of Value Chain Management, 4(1/2):153-169.
  • Qudrat-Ullah, H., and BaekSeo S. (2010). How to do structural validity of a system dynamics type simulation model: The case of an energy policy model. Energy Policy,38(5), 2216-224.
  • Qudrat-Ullah, H. (2008). Behavior validity of a simulation model for sustainable development. International Journal of Management and Decision Making, 9(2): 129-139.
  • Qudrat-Ullah, H. (2007). Debriefing can reduce misperceptions of feedback: The case of renewable resource management, Simulations & Gaming, 38(3): 382-397.
  • Qudrat-Ullah, H., and Karakul, M. (2007). Modeling for policy assessment in the electricity supply sector of Pakistan. International Journal of Energy Sector Management, 3(1): 240- 256.
  • Qudrat-Ullah, H., and Karakul, M. (2007). Decision making in interactive learning environments: Towards an integrated model. Journal of Decision Systems, 16(1): 79-99.
  • Qudrat-Ullah, H., Chow, C., and Goh, M. (2007). Towards a dynamic balanced scorecard approach: The case of Changi General Hospital in Singapore. International Journal of Enterprise Network Management, 3(1): 230-237.
  • Qudrat-Ullah, H. (2005). MDESRAP: A Model for understanding the dynamics of electricity supply, resources and pollution. International Journal of Global Energy Issues, 23(1): 1-14.
  • Qudrat-Ullah, H. and P. Davidsen. (2001). Understanding the dynamics of electricity supply, resources, and pollution: Pakistan’s case. Energy, 26(6): 595-606.

Papers In Refereed Conference Proceedings

  • Qudrat-Ullah, H. (2013) . Understanding the Dynamics of Electricity Supply and Demand in Canada: A System Dynamics Approach. Paper is accepted for presentation at the 2013 Annual Meeting of the Northeast Decision Sciences Institute, (April 5-7, 2013), New York, USA.
  • Qudrat-Ullah, H. (2013) . “Mapping Decision Making Approaches to Uncertain Managerial Tasks”, in the proceedings of 20th International Business Research Conference, April 4-5, 2013, Dubai, UAE.
  • Qudrat-Ullah, H. (2012). QES-Shell: An Expert System for Nuclear Power Plant Operator’s Training. Paper accepted for presentation and publication in the proceedings of ISMS2012, (Feb. 8 – Feb. 10, 2012), Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia.
  • Qudrat-Ullah, H. (2010). Managing Telecom Services through Product Lifecycle Management Model: The Case of a Telecom Service Provider in India. Paper accepted for presentation and publication in the proceedings of IMS2010: 6th International Conference on Advanced Information Management and Service (Nov. 28 – Dec. 1, 2010), Seoul, Korea.
  • Qudrat-Ullah, H. (2010). Understanding the Dynamics of the Adult Female HIV AND AIDS Situation in Canada. Paper published in the proceedings of the 28th International System Dynamics Conference (proceedings on CD-ROM), (July 25 – 29, 2010), Seoul, Korea.
  • Qudrat-Ullah, H. (2010). On the Validation of System Dynamics Type Simulation Models. Paper published in the proceedings of ICISA 2010 (April 22-24, 2010), Seoul, Korea.
  • Qudrat-Ullah, H. (2010). Outsourcing Logistics for Profitability: The Case of Apparel and Clothing Industry. Paper published in the proceedings of the European, Mediterranean and Middle Eastern Conference on Information Systems (April 12-12, 2010), Abu Dhabi, UAE.
  • Qudrat-Ullah, H. (2009). ES-SHELL: An Expert System for Nuclear Power Plant Operators. In the proceeding of E-Lean Conference (published on CD-ROM), (October 26-30, 2009), Vancouver, Canada.
  • Qudrat-Ullah, H. (2009) Beyond the Balanced Scorecard: Towards the Dynamic Balanced Scorecard. Paper presented (and published on CD-ROM) at UKSim 11th International Conference on Computer Modeling and Simulation, (25-27 March 2009), Cambridge, UK.
  • Qudrat-Ullah, H. (2008). Student Perceptions of the Effectiveness of System Dynamics-based Interactive Learning Environments: A Case Study. In the proceeding of The 16th International Conference on Computers in Education (proceedings on CD-ROM), (October 27-31, 2008), Taipei, Taiwan.
  • Qudrat-Ullah, H. (2008). How to do Structural Validation of a System Dynamics Type Model? In the proceeding of The 37th Annual Meeting of Western Decision Sciences Institute, (proceedings on CD-ROM), (March 18-22, 2008), San Diego, USA.
  • Qudrat-Ullah, H. (2007). Improving the Effectiveness of Interactive Learning Environments through Facilitation: An Experimental Study. In the proceeding of E-Learn 2007 Conference (proceedings on CD-ROM), (October 15-19, 2007), Quebec City, Canada.
  • Qudrat-Ullah, H. (2007). Perceptions of the effectiveness of interactive learning environments: An empirical study. In the proceeding of ED-Media 2007 Conference (proceedings on CD-ROM), (June 25 -28, 2007), Vancouver, Canada.
  • Qudrat-Ullah, H. (2006). Simulation-based Learning Environments in Service of Dynamic Decision Making. In the proceedings of the 24th International System Dynamics Conference (proceedings on CD-ROM), (July 23 – 27, 2006), Nijmegen, The Netherlands. [Plenary]
  • Qudrat-Ullah, H. (2006). System Dynamics Based Learning Environments: A Technology for Decision Support and Assessment. In the proceeding of 2006 CAA Conference (proceedings on CD-ROM), (July 4-5, 2006), Loughborough, UK
  • Qudrat-Ullah, H. (2006). Improving Learning and Decision Making in Dynamic Tasks: A Review and Assessment. Paper accepted at the 2006 EURAM: European Academy of Management’s Annual Conference, (May 16- 20, 2006), Oslo, Norway.
  • Qudrat-Ullah, H. (2005). Improving Dynamic Decision Making through Debriefing: An Empirical Study. Paper accepted at the 2005 International System Dynamics Conference (proceedings on CD-ROM), (July 17 – 21, 2005), Boston, Massachusetts.
  • Qudrat-Ullah, H. (2005). Structural Validation of System Dynamics and Agent-Based Simulation Models. In the proceeding of the 19th European Simulation Multiconference, (June 1-4, 2005), Riga, Latvia.
  • Qudrat-Ullah, H. (2005). Improving the Efficacy of Computer Simulation based Interactive Learning Environments through Facilitation: An Empirical Investigation. Paper accepted at UKAIS, (March 22-25, 2005), Newcastle, UK.
  • Qudrat-Ullah, H. (2005). Validation of Simulation Models for Policy Analysis Illustrated. Paper accepted at 34th Annual Meeting of Western Decision Science Institute, (March 22-26, 2005), Vancouver, Canada
  • Qudrat-Ullah, H. (2004). How to Improve Dynamic Decision Making? Practice and Promise. Paper accepted at 35th Annual Meeting of the Decision Science Institute, (Nov 20-23, 2004), Boston, MA, USA.
  • Qudrat-Ullah, H. (2004). Debriefing in Support of Dynamic Decision Making: An Empirical Study. In the proceedings of the 4th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies, (30 August, 1 September, 2004), Joensuu, Finland.
  • Qudrat-Ullah, H. (2004). Value Cycle Model for Stakeholder Value Management. In the proceedings of the 22nd International System Dynamics Conference (proceedings on CD- ROM), (July 25 – 29, 2004), Oxford, England.
  • Qudrat-Ullah, H. (2003). Improving Performance in Dynamic Tasks through Facilitation: An Experimental Investigation. Paper accepted at ICIS 2003 Workshop – Research in Decision Support Systems, (December 14, 2003), Seattle, USA.
  • Qudrat-Ullah, H. (2003). Dynamic Decision Making and Learning: A Review and Assessment. Paper accepted at AOM 2003 Annual Meeting, (August, 2003), Seattle, USA.
  • Qudrat-Ullah, H. (2002). Dynamic Decision Making and Learning in Complex Dynamic Environments. In the proceedings of the fifth International Conference on Complex Systems, (June 9-14, 2002), Nashua, USA.
  • Qudrat-Ullah, H. (2002). Effects of facilitation on dynamic decision making. In the proceedings of Computational and Mathematical Organization Theory Conference, (June 21 – 23, 2002), Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, USA. [Plenary]
  • Qudrat-Ullah, H. and J. L. H. Lee. (2001). Dynamic features of value systems of a firm and stakeholder value: An integrated framework. In the proceedings of the 19th International System Dynamics Conference (proceedings on CD-ROM), (July 23-27, 2001), Atlanta, USA.
  • Chow, C., M. Goh, and H. Qudrat-Ullah. (2001). Dynamic balanced scorecard approach in health care management: The case of CHANGI General Hospital. In the proceedings of Sixth International Conference on ISO 9000 & TQM, (2001), Paisley, Scotland.
  • Qudrat-Ullah, H. and J. L. H. Lee. (2000). The Value Cycle Model: Understanding the dynamics of value based management. In the proceedings of the 18th International System Dynamics Conference (proceedings on CD-ROM), Bergen, Norway.
  • Qudrat-Ullah, H. And Pål I. Davidsen. (1999). Dynamics of Electricity Supply and CO2 Emissions: A system Dynamics based Investigation of Pakistan’s Case. In the proceedings of 17th International Conference of the System Dynamics Society and 5th Australian & New Zealand Systems Conference (proceedings on CD-ROM), Wellington, New Zealand.
  • Qudrat-Ullah, H. (1998). Modeling the Dynamics of Process Reengineering: A Research Proposal. Paper accepted at the 16th International Conference of the System Dynamics Society, Quebec ’98, Quebec City, Canada.
  • Qudrat-Ullah, H., Saleh, M., and Bahaa A. (1996). Fish Bank ILE: An Interactive Learning Laboratory to Improve Understanding of “The Tragedy of the Commons”; a Common Behaviour of Complex Dynamic Systems. In the proceedings of the 15th International System Dynamics Conference: “Systems Approach to Learning and Education into the 21st Century”, pp- 639-642, Bogazici University Printing Office: Istanbul, Turkey.

Symposiums

  • 2015-June: Monarch Doctoral Symposium, Rapperswil, Switzerland
  • 2014-May: Monarch Doctoral Symposium Rapperswil, Switzerland