SZABIST Student Wins Laurel

Afsheen Fatima, a student doing PhD in Management Sciences at Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto Institute of Science & Technology (SZABIST) Islamabad has made her institution proud by winning the "Excellent Paper Award " by International Society of Management Science and Engineering Management (ISMSEM) in Islamabad .

She along with two co-authors Muhammad Zahid Iqbal and Rabia Imran recently, participated at the "International Conference on Management Science and Engineering Management" and presented her research paper. The co-authored research paper titled: "Organizational Commitment and Counterproductive Work Behavior: Role of Employee Empowerment" has also been awarded a cash prize of $500.

A total of 33 countries including the USA, UK, Spain, Portugal, Turkey, China, Azerbaijan India and Pakistan had presented 1090 research papers for the event. After a review, 90 papers were accepted for presentation or poster display at the conference.

The award winning paper would be published in Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Management Science and Engineering Management: Focused on Electrical and Information Technology, which is archived by ISTP and EI retrieval and published by Springer.

Afsheen Fatima attributes her winning the award to continuous guidance from her teachers at SZABIST. And the facilitation and encouragement provided by her institute.

SZABIST has a commitment to develop a strong research culture and promote distinctive research activities within the campus.

It organizes the National Research Conference (NRC) biannually with an aim to provide students an opportunity to display their work on one platform so that their work could be practically utilized for the betterment of the society.