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Research at IBS
IBS vision for research is reflective in the IBS vision and mission.

The research environment at IBS is very important to us and we will extensively invest in new research centers and technologies which will keeps us at the vanguard of ground-breaking Management, Technological and Scientific solutions.

IBS research will cover technological gaps, Technical Progression, Societal Improvements, Management and Economic Developments and Policy growth. IBS will closely work with industry to positively contribute in the Innovations, Business, Social and Management development of the Pakistan.

IBS has a very strong desire to construct knowledge with active and diverse research agenda which will benefit Pakistan. Our research will be practical based on real time solutions for real life problems affecting society both in present and in the future.

The research at IBS will be funded through a range of methods, including IBS research Scholarships, Industry collaborations, aid organizations and Business partnerships. The key of IBS approach is to connect and work jointly with other Industries, Institutions and organizations around the world in order to make a noteworthy input to societies’ needs and to national policy framework.

Impact Factor Publications by IBS Faculty
Impact of Instrumental Ties, Tacit Knowledge Sharing and Affective Commitment on Absorptive Capacity – An empirical Study of Pharmaceutical Companies
Authors: Muhammad Rafique, Shafqat Hameed, Mujtaba Hassan Agha
Journal: Technology Analysis & Strategic Management Journal
Impact Factor: 1.7
Citations: Muhammad Rafique, Shafqat Hameed & Mujtaba Hassan Agha (2018) “Impact of instrumental ties, tacit knowledge sharing and affective commitment on absorptive capacity – an empirical study of pharmaceutical companies, Technology Analysis & Strategic Management, DOI: 10.1080/09537325.2018.1490017

https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/09537325.2018.1490017

Commonality, conflict, and absorptive capacity: Clarifying middle manager roles in the pharmaceutical industry
Authors: Muhammad Rafique, Shafqat Hameed, Mujtaba Hassan Agha
Journal: Management Decision Journal
Impact Factor: 1.9
Citations: Muhammad Rafique, Shafqat Hameed, Mujtaba Hassan Agha, (2018) “Commonality, conflict, and absorptive capacity: Clarifying middle manager roles in the pharmaceutical industry”, Management Decision, https://doi.org/10.1108/MD-11-2017-1086

https://www.emeraldinsight.com/doi/full/10.1108/MD-11-2017-1086

Impact of knowledge sharing, learning adaptability and organizational commitment on absorptive capacity in pharmaceutical firms based in Pakistan
Authors: Muhammad Rafique, Shafqat Hameed, Mujtaba Hassan Agha
Journal: Journal of Knowledge Management
Impact Factor: 4.6
Citations: Muhammad Rafique, Shafqat Hameed, Mujtaba Hassan Agha, (2018) “Impact of knowledge sharing, learning adaptability and organizational commitment on absorptive capacity in pharmaceutical firms based in Pakistan”, Journal of Knowledge Management, Vol. 22 Issue: 1, pp.44-56, https://doi.org/10.1108/JKM-04-2017-0132

https://www.emeraldinsight.com/doi/abs/10.1108/JKM-04-2017-0132

IBS Research at a Glance

Faculty
  • Highly Qualified local and foreign faculty Members
The Research Enterprise
  • 5 externally sponsored projects
  • About 10 international post doctoral research associates
  • 3 Independent research Labs
Libraries
  • State of the Art modern Library equipped with latest volumes and online resources.