Dr. Muhammad Ajmal
NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF PSYCHOLOGY
Centre of Excellence

Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad, Pakistan

Faculty Profile
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Name Shaista Waqar
Designation Assistant Professor
Qualification Ph.D. (Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad), M.Phil (Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad)
Contact Phone:+92 (51) 90644151 Fax: +92 (51) 2896012
e-mail: shaistawaqar@gmail.com
Postal Address Room No. 21, National Institute of Psychology, Quaid-i-Azam University (New Campus) shahadra road (off main Murre road) Islamabad, (Pakistan) Post code 44000
   

Professional Interests

Industrial/Organizational Psychology, Social Psychology, Psychology of Gender

Teaching and Supervision

Taught Courses
  • Personality Psychology
  • Consumer Behavior and Marketing
  • Health Psychology
  • Organizational Behavior
Research Areas
  • Industrial/Organizational Psychology
  • Educational Psychology
  • Gender Psychology
  • Social Psychology
  • Heath Psychology

Supervised Researches

M.Sc . Researches Supervised
  • Exploring organizational culture in the public and private sector (Andleeb Akhtar, 2004).
  • Job satisfaction in relation to work motivation among customer sales representatives (Nadia Naz Abdullah, 2004).
  • Impression Management at Workplace (Sidra Nisar, 2004).
  • Perception of Organizational Politics and relted Job Satisfaction (Salman Hussain, 2004).
  • Role of leadership styles in organizational commitment of national and multinational Bank Employees (Mahira Ahmad, 2005).
  • Exploring organizational citizenship behavior in Government and Non-Government organizations (Mumtaz Fatima, 2005).
  • Role of emotional intelligence in self presentation among employees in organizations (Zafar Ahmad, 2005).
  • Stress and stress coping strategies in relation to life-orientation among university students (Durriya Absar, 2006).
  • Relationship between locus of control and self-esteem among Physically disabled (Lubna Altaf, 2006).
  • Role of playfulness in creativity among university students (Maryam Batool, 2006).
  • A comparison of work related attitudes among married and unmarried employed women (Sana Ali Syed, 2006).
  • Perception of parenting styles and adolescents social competence in single and dual career families (Tasnim Rehna, 2006).
  • Exploring intergenerational changes in family values (Ferwa Dawood, 2007).
  • Sexual harassment experiences and coping strategies employed by waitresses (Naveeda BAtool, 2007).
  • Relationship between Emotional Intelligence and marital satisfaction among single career couples and dual career couples (Samina Mehmood, 2007).
  • Stress and stress coping strategies in relation to religious orientation among doctors (Javeria Fayyaz, 2008).
  • Gender differences in emotional empathy among different age groups (Saliha Farid, 2008).
  • Organizational citizenship behavior in relation to different leadership styles in educational setting (Usma Ali, 2008).
  • Perceived Organizational Justice as a Predictor of Organizational Citizenship Behavior (Usma Ali, 2009).
  • Career Decision Making and Parental Attachment Among College Students (Madiha Jamil, 2009).
  • Comparison of Psychological Needs of Non-Employed Women with Women Employed in Traditional and Non-Traditional Occupations (Mina Shafi, 2009).
  • Person-Occupation Congruence in Traditional and Non-Traditional Occupations and its Relationship with Job Satisfaction (Sana Sardar, 2009).
  • Relationship Between Public Service Motivation and Organizational Citizenship Behavior Among Doctors (Maria Khan, 2009).
  • Relationship Of Media Exposure and Social Adjustment Among Adolescents (Rabia Bano, 2009).
  • Exploring Psycho-social Life Aspects of Infertile Couples (Naila Zaman, 2009).
  • Preferences in Choosing Life-Partners among University Students (Fozia Hussain, 2010).
  • Effect of Mood on Impression Formation (Maimoona Shahzaman, 2010).
  • Role of Personality on Organizational Citizenship Behavior (Shafqat, 2010).
  • Work Values in relation to Personality (Zahra, 2010).
  • Work-Life Balance and Perceived Social Support among doctors and nurses (Maryam Umbreen, 2011).
  • Relationship between organizational commitment and organizational climate (Rabia Shaheen, 2011).
  • Personality traits and online social networking among university students (Haleema Sadia, 2012).
  • Perceived organizational politics, perceived organizational support and career success among bank employees (Madiha Munir, 2012).
  • Print Media Political Advertisements in Pakistan’s General Elections, 2013: A Qualitative Analysis (Nabeel Ahmad, 2013).
  • Personality and Voting Behavior: Comparison of Voters and Non-Voters (Misbah Aman, 2013).
  • Effect of Different Kinds of Background Music on Comprehension Task and Short Term Memory Among University Students (Remsha Dil,2013 ).
  • Religious Orientation and Self Control as Predictors of Well being Among Adolescents, Young Adults and Adults (Gulnaz Pari, 2013).
  • Voting Behavior and its Relationship with Civic Engagement and Political Efficacy among Adolescents and Adults (Yasmeen Khan, 2013).
  • Perfectionism and Academic Motivation Among students (Sajeela Maryam, 2014).
  • Disordered Eating Behaviors and related Media Influences Among Adolescent Girls (Maryam Haroon, 2014).
  • Personality and Healthy Life Style Among Adolescents and Adults (Iqra Daar, 2014).
  • Workaholism and Psychological Well-being Among Professionals (Warda Sahar, 2014).

Publications

Conference Presentations (International)
  • Sahar, W. & Waqar, S. (2014). Workaholism and Psychological Well-Being among Employees of Banking and Telecom Sector. International Journal of Case Studies. 3 (10),12-29.
  • Ahmad, N. & Waqar, S. (2014). Print Media Political Advertisements in Pakistan’s General Elections, 2013: A Qualitative Analysis. Conference Proceedings of 2nd International Conference on Marketing-2014 (3-4th May, 2014) organized by Institute of Business Administration, Karachi. ISBN 978-969-9759-01-0.
  • Muqtadir, R. & Waqar, S. (2013). Work-Family Conflict and Coping Strategies among Employed Men and Women. In McCarthy, Jaafar, Kamal & Zubair , Psychology at Work in Asia: Proceeds of the 3rd and 4th Asian Psychological Association Conferences and the 4th International Conference on Organizational Psychology : Cambridge Scholars Publishing Tyne, UK.
  • Waqar, S. & Hanif, R. (2013) Development of Career Beliefs Scale: Establishing Construct and Criterion related Validity for Pakistani Employees. FWU-Journal of Social Science. 7 (2), 131-138.
  • Ali, U. & Waqar, S.(2013). Teachers’ Organizational Citizenship Behavior Working Under Different Leadership Styles. Pakistan Journal of Psychological Research 28(2), 297-316.
  • Presented a paper titled as “Work-Family Conflict and Coping Strategies Among Employed Women” (Sofia Mehmood, Shaista Waqar) at International Conference on Contemporary Issues in Business Management (ICIBM-2011) organized by University of Central Punjab, Lahore.
  • Participated in Scientific Session as Panel Expert at COMSATS International Business Research Conference ( November 14, 2009) at Lahore.
Conference Presentations (National)
  • Comparison of Voters and Non Voters on Social Demographic and Personality Factors in General Elections 2013, Pakistan (Misbah Aman & Shaista Waqar) at TWO-DAYS INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY (20th& 21st May, 2014) hosted by GCU, Lahore.
  • Voting Behavior and its Relationship with Civic Engagement and Political Efficacy among Adolescents and Adults (Yasmeen Khan & Shaista Waqar) at TWO-DAYS INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY (20th& 21st May, 2014) hosted by GCU, Lahore.
  • Print Media Political Advertisements in Pakistan’s General Elections, 2013: A Qualitative Analysis (Nabeel Ahmad & Shaista Waqar) at 2nd International Conference on Marketing-2014 (3-4th May, 2014) organized by Institute of Business Administration, Karachi. Best Paper Award Winner for Advertising Session.
  • “Human Capital and Socio-demographic Correlates of Career Success” (Shaista Waqar, Rubina Hanif) at 2nd International Conference on Contemporary Issues in Business Management (ICIBM-2012, 4-6th July) organized by University of Central Punjab, Lahore.
  • “Relationship between Organizational Climate and Organizational COmmitment (Syeda Rabia Shaheen, Shaista Waqar) at International Conference on Industrial/Organizational Psychology (19th April, 2012) organized by National Institute of Psychology, Quiad-i-Azam University, Islamabad.
  • “Work-Life Conflict and Coping Strategies among employed personnel (Rabia Muqtadir, Shaista Waqar) at International Conference on Industrial/Organizational Psychology (19th April, 2012) organized by National Institute of Psychology, Quiad-i-Azam University, Islamabad.
  • “Work-Life Balance and Perceived Social Support among doctors and nurses (Marium Umbreen, Shaista Waqar) at First International Conference on Mental Health (29th & 30th March 2012) organized by Islamic International University, Islamabad.
  • “Stress and stress coping strategies in relation to religious orientation among doctors (Javeria Fayyaz,, Shaista Waqar) at 13th National Psychology Conference….Psychology ….Need of the Time organized by Pakistan Psychological Association (Feb. 10-11, 2012).
  • “Work-Family Conflict and Coping Strategies Among Employed Women” (Sofia Mehmood, Shaista Waqar) at International Conference on Contemporary Issues in Business Management (ICIBM-2011) organized by University of Central Punjab, Lahore.
  • “Exploring Psycho-Social Impact of Infertility Among Infertile Couples” (Naila Zaman, Shaista Waqar) at National Conference on Research in Psychology: Indigenous and Cultural Context organized by National Institute of Psychology.
  • “Exploring Life-Career Development Among Employed Women: A Pakistani Perspective (Shaista Waqar, Rubina Hanif) at Research in Psychology: Indigenous and Cultural Context organized by National Institute of Psychology.
  • “Research Review of Pakistani Researches on Drug Addiction” (Fozia Hussain, Shaista Waqar) at Symposium on Drug use/ Abuse and Prevention (2nd July-2010) (NIP, Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad in collaboration with HOSLA Addiction Treatment & Rehabilitation Centre.
  • “Organization Citizenship Behavior in relation to different Leadership Styles in Educational Setting” (Usma Ali, Shaista Waqar) at Applied Business Research Conference: Transforming Information into Knowledge (ABRP-2009) (Islamic International University, Islamabad).
  • “Relationship Between Organizational Structure, Job Characteristics and Job Satisfaction” ( Shaista Waqar) ) at Applied Business Research Conference: Transforming Information into Knowledge (ABRP-2009) (Islamic International University, Islamabad).
  • “Perceived Organizational Justice as a Predictor of Organizational Citizenship Behavior( Usma Ali, Shaista Waqar) ) at 9th National Research Conference at SZABIST, Islamabad (2009).


 

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