Pabna University of Science and Technology

Faculty Profile

Md. Asfaqur Rahman Rupok

BBA in Management Studies & MBA in HRM (Dhaka University)

Assistant Professor

Department of Business Administration

Pabna University of Science and Technology

Pabna, Bangladesh

Contact Information

+880 1717481180 (Personal)

2288 (PABX)

asfaq@pust.ac.bd (Office)

rupokmgtdu@yahoo.com (Personal)

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Total Publications: 19

Total Publications (19)

19

Biography (1)

  • Md. Asfaqur Rahman is currently working as an Assistant Professor, Department of Business Administration, Pabna University of Science and Technology, Bangladesh. He joined as a Lecturer of this University on 28 October 2013. He is working as an Assistant Professor from 28 October 2015 to the date. He is a permanent resident of Chapainawabganj district by birth. He passed his SSC from Rajarampur Hamidullah High School, Chapainawabgonj in 2001 and HSC from New Government College, Rajshahi in 2003. He obtained BBA and MBA (HRM) degree from the Department of Management Studies, Dhaka University in 2007 and 2008 respectively. He earned a Master of Philosophy in Business Administration (M.Phil) in 2017. Since joining, he is a member of the Academic Committee of the Department of Business Administration. He has been the Coordinator of the EMBA Batch-09 of Department of Business Administration. His research interests include Quality of Work Life (QWL), Management, Human Resource Management, Organizational Behavior, Motivation, Job Satisfaction, and Workplace Safety & Management. Already 19 of his research papers have been published in reputed national and international journals. He has already participated in 08 conferences at home and abroad. He is a permanent member of Dhaka University Alumni Association (DUAA), Dhaka University Management Club (DUMC), Management Alliance, Dhaka University. In his personal life, he is married and is a Father of a son.

Education (6)

  • Ph.D. Research Student on “Quality of Work Life (QWL) in Public and Private Universities of Bangladesh” bearing Roll No. D-1804001, Registration No. 011804001, Academic Session 2017-2018 in Pabna University of Science and Technology, Pabna-6600, Bangladesh under the supervision of Dr. M. Zafor Sadique, Professor, Department of Management Studies, University of Rajshahi, Bangladesh and Dr. Md. Hasebur Rahman, Associate Professor, Department of Business Administration, Pabna University of Science and Technology, Pabna-6600, Bangladesh.
  • M.Phil Awarded (2017) on “Managerial Practices of National Commercial Banks in Bangladesh” approved for the Degree of Master of Philosophy in the Department of Business Administration of Pabna University of Science and Technology, Pabna-6600, Bangladesh, under the supervision of Professor Sheikh M. Nurullah, Department of Management Studies, University of Rajshahi and Professor Dr. Md. Kamruzzaman, Business Administration of Pabna University of Science and Technology, Bangladesh.
  • MBA (2008), GPA 3.69 (4 point scale), From the Department of Management Studies, Dhaka University, Bangladesh.
  • BBA (2007), GPA 3.588 (4 point scale), From the Department of Management Studies, Dhaka University, Bangladesh.
  • H. S. C (2003), GPA 4.30 (5 point scale without 4th subject) From New Government Degree College, Rajshahi, under Rajshahi Education Board, Bangladesh.
  • S. S. C (2001), GPA 3.88 (5 point scale without 4th subject) From Rajarampur Hamidullah High School, Chapainawabgonj, under Rajshahi Education Board, Bangladesh.

Teaching Experience (4)

  • Assistant Professor from 28.10.2015 to till Date, Department of Business Administration, Pabna University of Science and Technology , Pabna, Bangladesh.
  • Lecturer from 28.10.2013 to 27.10.2015, Department of Business Administration, Pabna University of Science and Technology, Pabna, Bangladesh.
  • Lecturer from 15.09.2011 to 25.10.2013, Department of Business Administration, Shanto-Mariam University of Creative Technology, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
  • Lecturer from 27.09.2010 to 12.09.2011, Department of Business Administration, Metropolitan University, Sylhet, Bangladesh.

Administrative or Other Experience (3)

  • Member, Finance Committee, First Year Admission Test of session: 2018-2019, 2019-2020 Committee.
  • Member, Invigilation Management Committee, First Year Admission Test of session: 2015-2016, 2016-2017, 2017-2018 Committee.
  • Member of Career Club, from 20.12.2014 to till now, the Career Club of PUST organizes career oriented workshops, programs and events.

Research Interests (1)

  • My research interests include Quality of Work Life (QWL), Management, Human Resource Management, Organizational Behavior, Motivation, Job Satisfaction, and Workplace Safety & Management.

Active Research Project (2)

  • "The Effect of Management by Objectives (MBO) on Performance Appraisal and Employee Satisfaction in Commercial Banks" under Pabna University of Science and Technology, Financed By University Grants Commission (UGC) Bangladesh: 2021-2022.
  • "Perceived Quality of Work Life (QWL) Dimensions of Public and Private Universities in Bangladesh" under Pabna University of Science and Technology, Financed By University Grants Commission (UGC) Bangladesh: 2020-2021.

Previous Research Project (2)

  • "Impact of Human Resource Management Practices on Organizational Effectiveness in Commercial Banks of Bangladesh." under Pabna University of Science and Technology, Financed By University Grants Commission (UGC) Bangladesh: 2018-2019.
  • "Effectiveness of Planning and Decision Making in Managerial Practices of National Commercial Banks in Bangladesh." under Pabna University of Science and Technology, Financed By University Grants Commission (UGC) Bangladesh: 2017-2018.

Journal Articles (19)

  • Authors: Md. Asfaqur Rahman, Hasibul Islam, Rakibul Islam and Nayan Kumar Sarker Title: The Effects of Management by Objectives on Performance Appraisal and Employee Satisfaction in Commercial Banks, European Journal of Business and Management, 31 December 2020, Vol. 12, No. 20, Pages 15-25, ISSN 2222-1905 (Paper) ISSN 2222-2839 (Online), DOI: 10.7176/EJBM/12-20-02. Link: https://iiste.org/Journals/index.php/EJBM/article/view/53308
  • Authors: Md. Asfaqur Rahman and Md. Hasebur Rahman Title: Management Practices and Organizational Effectiveness: An Appraisal of Public Commercial Banks in Bangladesh, Journal of Business Studies, Faculty of Business Studies, University of Rajshahi, January 2020, Special Issue on Business and Sustainable Development, Pages 170-183, ISSN 2303-9884.
  • Author: Md. Asfaqur Rahman Title: Existing and Expected Service Quality of Commercial Banks in Bangladesh, History and Heritage of Bengal: Seminar Volume, Published by: Institute of Modern Language, Pabna University of Science and Technology, Pabna-6600, Bangladesh, December 2019, Pages 402-423, ISBN: 8-984-8035-35-1.
  • Authors: Md. Hasebur Rahman and Md. Asfaqur Rahman Title: Intrinsic and Extrinsic Motivation of Public and Private Commercial Banks in Bangladesh, Dhaka University Journal of Business Studies, August 2019, Vol. XL, No. 2, Pages 239-256, ISSN 1682-2498.
  • Authors: Md. Asfaqur Rahman and Md. Hasebur Rahman Title: Influence of Leadership and Motivation on Organizational Effectiveness: A Comparative Study on Some Selected Public and Private Commercial Banks in Bangladesh, Dhaka University Journal of Management, June 2019, Volume 13, No. 1, Pages 241-258, ISSN 2221-2523.
  • Authors: Md. Asfaqur Rahman, Sheikh M. Nurullah and Md. Kamruzzaman Title: Managerial Skills and Roles Relationship for Organizational Effectiveness: A Study on Public Commercial Banks in Bangladesh, Journal of Business Studies, PUST, April 2019, Volume 02, Issue 01, Pages 124-133, ISSN 2410-8170. Link: https://www.pust.ac.bd/academic/journals/JBS-PUST.
  • Author: Md. Asfaqur Rahman Title: Managerial Functions and Organizational Effectiveness: An Appraisal of Private Commercial Banks in Bangladesh, Pabna University of Science and Technology Studies, April 2019, Volume 03, Issue 02, Pages 33-40, ISSN 2308-6246. Link: https://www.pust.ac.bd/academic/journals/PUST-STUDIES
  • Author: Md. Asfaqur Rahman Title: Human Resource Management Practices Towards Organizational Effectiveness: A Study on Public and Private Commercial Banks in Bangladesh, Pabna University of Science and Technology Studies, December 2018, Volume 03, Issue 01, Pages 39-45, ISSN 2308-6246. Link: https://www.pust.ac.bd/academic/journals/PUST-STUDIES
  • Author: Md. Asfaqur Rahman Title: Management Practices: A Comparative Study on Public and Private Commercial Banks in Bangladesh, Journal of Business Studies, PUST, January 2018, Volume 01, Issue 01, Pages 47-64, ISSN 2410-8170. Link: https://www.pust.ac.bd/academic/journals/JBS-PUST.
  • Authors: Md. Hasebur Rahman and Md. Asfaqur Rahman Title: Quality of Services for Customer Satisfaction and Loyalty: A Study on Grameenphone Limited, Pabna University of Science and Technology Studies, December 2017, Volume 02, Issue 01, Pages 40-49, ISSN 2308-6246. Link: https://www.pust.ac.bd/academic/journals/PUST-STUDIES
  • Authors: Md. Hasebur Rahman, Md. Asfaqur Rahman and Dr. Md. Mushfiqur Rahman Title: Factors Affecting Employees’ Motivation in Commercial Banks of Bangladesh, Pabna University of Science and Technology Studies, December 2017, Volume 02, Issue 01, Pages 60-70, ISSN 2308-6246. Link: https://www.pust.ac.bd/academic/journals/PUST-STUDIES
  • Author: Md. Asfaqur Rahman Title: Managerial Skills and Roles for Organizational Effectiveness in Commercial Banks of Bangladesh, Islamic University Studies (PART-C), Journal of Faculty of Business Administration, Faculty of Business Administration, Islamic University, Kushtia, Bangladesh, December 2016, Volume 12, Issue 01, Pages 42-64, ISSN: 2309-8848.
  • Author: Md. Asfaqur Rahman Title: Optimizing Uses of Gas for Industrial Development: A Study on Sylhet, Bangladesh, Global Journal of Management And Business Research: A Administration and Management, 2015, Volume 15, Issue 7, Pages 09-18, ISSN 0975-5853(Print), ISSN 2249-4588 (Online) Link: http://www.journalofbusiness.org/index.php/GJMBR/article/view/1744
  • Authors: Md. Asfaqur Rahman, Md. Hasebur Rahman Title: Strategic Service Factors Leading to Grameenphone’s Success, Global Journal of Management And Business Research: E Marketing, 2015, Volume 15, Issue 6, Pages 09-18, ISSN 0975-5853(Print), ISSN 2249-4588 (Online) Link: http://www.journalofbusiness.org/index.php/GJMBR/article/view/1781
  • Authors: Md. Asfaqur Rahman, Kazi Abul Bashar, Md. Afzal Hossain, Title: Identifying Customers’ Satisfaction to PCBs in Bangladesh: A Case Study of Southeast Bank Ltd. at Uttara Branch, International Journal of Engineering Technology, Management and Applied Sciences, IJETMAS, April 2015, Volume 3 Issue 4, Pages 268-277, ISSN 2349-4476. Link: http://www.ijetmas.com/admin/resources/project/paper/f201504271430187157.pdf
  • Authors: Md. Asfaqur Rahman, Tarana Aziza Khan, Title: Recruitment and Selection Process of Unilever Bangladesh Limited, International Journal of Social Development and Information Sciences, IJSDIS, January 2013, Volume 3 Issue 4, Pages 268-277, ISSN 2078-192X Link: http://gscience.gurpukur.com/page-73-79-recruitment-and-selection-process-of-unilever-bangladesh-limited.html
  • Authors: Md. Masud-Ul-Hasan, Md. Asfaqur Rahman, Md. Kamal Hossain, Title: Promotional Tools Used in Tourism Industry of Bangladesh, IJETMAS, May 2015, Volume 4 Issue 1, Pages 73-79, ISSN 2349-4476 Link: http://www.ijetmas.com/admin/resources/project/paper/f201505201432102638.pdf
  • Authors: Md. Hasebur Rahman, Md. Redwanuzzaman, Md. Masud-Ul-Hasan, Md. Asfaqur Rahman, Title: Factors Affecting Customer Satisfaction on Grameenphone Users in Bangladesh, Global Journal of Management And Business Research, June 2014, Volume 14, Issue 3, Pages 57-66, ISSN 0975-5853(Print), ISSN 2249-4588 (Online) Link:http://www.journalofbusiness.org/index.php/GJMBR/article/viewFile/1439/1346
  • Authors: Kazi Abul Bashar, Md. Asfaqur Rahman, Title: Increase Use of CNG as Public Transport & Reduce Emissions: A Comparative Study of the Benefits of CNG & Automobiles Fuel: Present Scenario on Bangladesh, European Journal of Business and Management, 2012, Volume 4, Issue 13, Pages 131-140, ISSN 2222-1905 (Paper), ISSN 2222-2839 (Online) Link: http://www.iiste.org/Journals/index.php/EJBM/article/view/2711

Conducted Courses (10)

  • Human Resource Management
  • Training and Development
  • Organizational Behavior
  • E-Banking
  • Research Methodology
  • Industrial Relations
  • Statistics for Business Decision
  • Management Information Systems
  • Computer Application in Business
  • Industrial Management and Accounting

Graduate Supervision (4)

  • MBA Thesis (2020): “The Effects of Cyber Threats and Technical Problems on Customer’s Attitude Towards E-Banking Services”, Students’ Name: Hasibul Islam Shanto, Roll No. 160413, Academic Session: 2019-2020.
  • MBA Thesis (2018): “Customer Perception towards the Internet Banking Services Performed by the banks in Bangladesh”, Students’ Name: Sharmin Akhter Shila, Roll No. 140433, Academic Session: 2017-2018.
  • MBA Thesis (2014): Factors affecting customer satisfaction of Berger Paints Bangladesh Limited: A study on Khulna District., Students’ Name: Md. Romjan Ali, Roll No. 090424, Academic Session: 2013-2014.
  • MBA Thesis (2014): Effectiveness of Push (SMS) Service: A Study on Grameenphone and Airtel Subscribers of Bangladesh, Students’ Name: Md. Touhidul Islam, Roll No. 090412, Academic Session: 2013-2014.

Conference and Seminar Attended (8)

  • "The Role of Leadership and Motivation on Organizational Performance in Commercial Banks of Bangladesh", Paper presented in the Virtual National Conference on The Fourth Industrial Revolution: Reshaping Business for Sustainable Development in Bangladesh (2021), Organized by: Bureau of Business Research, Faculty of Business Administration, University of Chittagong, Chattogram, Bangladesh, 17-18 September 2021.
  • "Impact of Human Resource Management Practices on Organizational Effectiveness in Commercial Banks of Bangladesh", Paper presented in International Conference on Business Practices and Sustainability (ICOBUS) 2019, Organized by: Department of Commerce, Vidyasagor University, Midnapore-721102, West Bengal, India, 07-08 February 2019.
  • "Managerial Skills and Roles Relationship for Organizational Effectiveness: A Study on Public Commercial Banks in Bangladesh", Paper presented in 2nd International Conference on Business and Management (ICBM) 2019, Organized by: BRAC Business School, BRAC University, Bangladesh, 25-27 April 2019, ISBN:978-984-344-3540.
  • "Influence of Leadership and Motivation on Organizational Effectiveness: A Study on Commercial Banks in Bangladesh", Paper presented in 3rd International Conference on Business and Economics (ICBE) 2018, Organized by: Faculty of Business Studies, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh, 09-10 October 2018.
  • "Intrinsic and Extrinsic Motivation of Employees in Public and Private Commercial Banks in Bangladesh", Paper presented in 3rd International Conference on Business and Economics (ICBE) 2018, Organized by: Faculty of Business Studies, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh, 09-10 October 2018.
  • "Managerial Skills, Attributes and Roles for Organizational Effectiveness of Commercial Banks in Bangladesh", Paper presented in International Seminar on Management Practices in Bangladesh Challenges of Twenty First Century, Organized by: Department of Management, Islamic University, Kushtia-7003, Bangladesh, 18 April 2018.
  • "Management Practices and Organizational Effectiveness: An Appraisal of Public Commercial Banks in Bangladesh", Paper presented in International Conference on Business and Sustainable Development (ICBSD) 2018, Organized by: Faculty of Business Studies, University of Rajshahi, Rajshahi-6205, Bangladesh, 08-09 March 2018, ISBN:978-9894-34-4281-9.
  • "Existing and Expected Service Quality of Commercial Banks in Bangladesh", Paper presented in বাংলার ইতিহাস ও ঐতিহ্য শীর্ষক আন্তর্জাতিক সম্মেলন, Organized by: Institute of Modern Language, Pabna University of Science and Technology, Pabna-6600, Bangladesh and Probahman Bangla Chorcha, Kolkata, India, 24 January 2018.

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