Dr. Ali Iftikhar Choudhary
Assistant Professor, Management Sciences
Area of Interest: Leadership, Innovation, Entrepreneurship, Organisational Behaviour, Policy and Strategy
Tel # (Off): 111-001-007   (827)
HEC approved PhD Supervisor

Ali Iftikhar Choudhary brings along a teaching and research experience of over ten years. He completed his PhD in Management from School of Management at RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia. He earned his MS Degree in Management from Iqra University Islamabad. He joined COMSATS Institute of Information Technology as Lecturer in 2014. He has more than twenty research papers published in national and international journals and conferences. He is also a reviewer of seven International research journals including the Journal of Business Ethics.


1. Choudhary, A.I., Akhtar, S.A., & Zaheer, A (2013), "Social Capital: A Group Performance Evaluation", published by: LAP LAMBERT Publisher, Standard: 978-3-659-31683-8   
2. Akhtar, S.A., Choudhary, A.I. & Zaheer, A. (2013), "Transforming Leadership: Value consideration of transformational leadership: A conceptual framework of self sacrifice", published by: LAP LAMBERT Publisher, Standard: 978-3-659-31545-9   
Book Chapters:
1. Choudhary, A.I., McMurray, A. and Muenjohn, N. (2021), "Impact of Workplace Innovation on Organisational Performance: A Cross Country Comparative Analysis of Entrepreneurial Ventures.", The Palgrave Handbook of Workplace Innovation, published by: Springer, pp: 445-460   
Journal Papers:
1. Kauppinen, A., Choudhary, A.I. (2021), "Gamification in entrepreneurship education: a concrete application of Kahoot!", The International Journal of Management Education, pp: 1-14, Vol: 19, Issue: 3, Impact Factor: 2.7   
2. Aslam, Q., Ali, R., Choudhary, A.I. (2020), "The Art of Making Workplace Innovative: Conceptual Integration of Leader-Member Exchange, Workplace Innovation and Employee Creativity", Journal of Management and Research, pp: 107-127, Vol: 7, Issue: 2   
3. Latif, A., Choudhary, A.I. & Humayon, A.A. (2015), "Economic effects of student’s dropouts; A comparative study of the causes of student’s dropouts globally", International journal of Economics, Commerce and Management, pp: 1511-1521, Vol: 3, Issue: 6   
4. Asghar, R.J., Jimshed, A., Choudhary, A.I., Humayon, A.A. (2015), "Impact of Business Education on corporate social responsibility (CSR)", IBT Journal of Business studies, pp: 136-148, Vol: 11, Issue: 2   
5. Saifullah, N., Alam, M., Choudhary, A.I., Zafar, M.W. & Humayon, A.A. (2015), "Job satisfaction: A contest between human and organizational behavior", International Journal Of Economics Research, pp: 45-51, Vol: 6, Issue: 1   
6. Saeed, S., Azam, M., Choudhary, A.I. & Humayon,A.A. (2015), "Service quality factors affecting adoption of internet banking in Pakistan", International journal of Economics, Commerce and Management, pp: 1-10, Vol: 3, Issue: 2   
7. Abbasi, A.S., Humayon, A.A., Ali, H.S. & Choudhary, A.I. (2014), "Financial Liberalization in Pakistan, Desired and Actual Outcomes: An Assessment under Philosophy of Liberalism", International Journal of Management & Business Studies, pp: 43-47, Vol: 4, Issue: 4   
8. Choudhary, A.I., Ansari, H., Ahmed, A.D. & Humayon, A.A. (2014), "Supply chain management: A competitive advantage evaluation", Asian journal of business and management, pp: 530-535, Vol: 2, Issue: 6   
9. Rafi, A., Saleem, Y., Choudhary, A.I., Iqbal, J. & Nawaz, M. (2013), "Collaboration between sales and marketing increases the business performance: Evidence from Pakistani export industry", International journal of research in commerce and management , pp: 46-50, Vol: 4, Issue: 2   
10. Choudhary, A.I., Akhtar, S.A. & Zaheer, A. (2013), "Impact of Transformational and Servant Leadership on Organizational Performance: A Comparative Analysis", Journal of Business Ethics , pp: 433-440, Vol: 116, Issue: 2, Impact Factor: 1.326   
11. Rafi, A., Ali, A., Saqib, S., Choudhary, A.I. & Akhtar, S.A. (2012), "Exploring the Purchasing Motives of Young Pakistani Consumers for Foreign Brands", Information Management & Business Review , pp: 136-144, Vol: 4, Issue: 3   
12. Asif, M., Choudhary, A.I., Akhtar, S.A., Ilyas, A.F. & Lee, G. (2011), "Diversity management effects on job satisfaction and work group performance of government sector employees", Interdisciplinary journal of contemporary research in business , pp: 533-539, Vol: 3, Issue: 2   
13. Choudhary, A.I., Akhtar, S.A., Asif, M., Mehmood, R., Siddique, Z. & Mughal, A. (2011), "Impact of after sale service characteristics on Customer Satisfaction", Information Management & business review , pp: 360-365, Vol: 3, Issue: 6   
14. Mehmood, R., Hafeez, S., Choudhary, A.I., Hussain, M. & Rehman, K. (2011), "Student Counseling: Adding Value to Educational Institutions", Journal of Education and vocational research, pp: 116-119, Vol: 2, Issue: 3   
15. Choudhary, A.I., Akhtar, S.A., Asif, M. & Khattak, A. (2011), "Workforce Diversity in SME’s Of Pakistan", Interdisciplinary journal of contemporary research in business , pp: 1744-1752, Vol: 3, Issue: 2   
Conference Papers:
1. Choudhary, A.I. & McMurray, A. (2021) "The Relationship between Digital Transformation and Workplace Innovation in a Developing Country", Inclusive Futures for Europe BEYOND Industrie 4.0 and Digital Disruption   
2. Kauppinen, A., Choudhary, A.I. & Ustav, S. (2020) "Gamification in the entrepreneurship education; Honeymoon and financial performance effect", ESU 2020 conference on entrepreneurship, Erling-Persson Centre for Entrepreneurship (EPCE)   
3. Choudhary, A.I., McMurray, A. & Muenjohn, N (2019) "Design leading and innovating organisational performance: A conceptual framework for entrepreneurial ventures", 11th Asian Academy of Management (AAOM) conference   
4. Choudhary, A.I., McMurray, A. & Muenjohn, N. (2019) "Integrating ethics, culture and leadership: A conceptual framework for entrepreneurial ventures", 15th Australian Centre for Entrepreneurship Research Exchange (ACERE) conference   
5. Choudhary, A.I., McMurray, A. & Muenjohn, N. (2018) "Entrepreneurial ventures in the contemporary business environment: Conceptual integration of work value ethics, organisational culture and design leadership", 32nd Australian & New Zealand Academy of Management (ANZAM) conference    
6. Aslam, Q., Choudhary, A.I., McMurray, A., Muenjohn, N. & Ali, R (2018) "The relationship between leader-member exchange and employee creativity: The art of making workplace innovative", 32nd Australian & New Zealand Academy of Management (ANZAM) conference   
7. Moaazam, A., Choudhary, A.I., Akhtar, N. & Riaz, H. (2016) "Determinants of employee deviant behaviour: Assessing the mediating role of job satisfaction", 1st International Conference on Business, Economics, & Education Management – ICBEM   
8. Moaazam, A., Choudhary, A.I., Akhtar, N. & Ahmed, A. (2016) "Impact of organisational injustice and rewarding behaviour of a leader on work satisfaction of employees", 8th SAICON International conference    
9. Choudhary, A.I., Ahmed, A.D., Humayon, A.A. & Qureshi, I.A. (2015) "Creating Organizational innovation through Organizational Learning: A leaders perspective", 7th SAICON International conference    
10. Choudhary, A.I., Akhtar, S.A. & Asif, M. (2011) "Achieve financial performance by applying knowledge management practices", 3rd SAICON International conference   


RMIT University , Australia
Jan 2017 to Feb 2021
M.A. Political Science (Private-Composite)
University of Sargodha, Pakistan
2013 to 2013
MS Management
Iqra University, Islamabad, Pakistan
Sep 2010 to Nov 2012
M.A. History (Private)
University of the Punjab, Pakistan
2009 to 2011
Virtual University of Pakistan , Pakistan
Feb 2008 to Mar 2010
University of The Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan
Sep 2005 to Jul 2007


Assistant Professor
COMSATS University Islamabad, Lahore Campus
Aug 2021 to Date
COMSATS University Islamabad, Lahore Campus
Jan 2014 to Jul 2021
Visiting Fellow
RMIT University
Feb 2018 to Sep 2020
SIIT College of Commerce, Sialkot
Nov 2007 to Jan 2014

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