Dr. Alvi is a Higher Education Commission (HEC) Approved Supervisor. He earned his Ph.D. from a triple-accredited business school (AACSB, EQUIS, and Association of MBAs), the University of International Business and Economics Business School, Beijing, China, under the supervision of the renowned researcher in Marketing, Professor Yonggui Wang. His doctoral dissertation was on the institutionalization of trust mechanisms in the sharing economy. It was titled "The Efficacy of Trust Mechanisms in Sharing Economy: Three Essays on Consociality, Platform Intermediation, and Trust Mechanisms." Before doing his Ph.D., he completed his MS Management Sciences from the Department of Management Sciences, COMSATS University Islamabad, Lahore, and Master of Marketing and Bachelor of Computer Science, both from the University of the Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan. Throughout his academic career, he has won several awards and scholarships.
As a researcher, he has published in premier journals such as the Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Management and Asian Journal of Business Ethics, and the Academy of Management Conference. In teaching, his passion is to build a conceptual understanding of the students to a level where students can easily apply the concepts learned to the real business context to achieve optimal solutions. To achieve this, he has come up with a highly interactive and learner-centered lecture-cum-case method.
His areas of research interest are quite broad, and he advocates a cross-functional understanding of business management. Specifically, he is interested in marketing ethics, sharing economy, reputation systems, online reviews, and trust in the sharing economy. Accordingly, he is open to accept MS and Ph.D. students in areas of his interest.
He is also a member of the Marketing Association of Pakistan Lahore Chapter.
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