Dr Mohammad Saud Khan

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Lecturer School of Management

Introduction

Dr. Mohammad Saud Khan is a Lecturer in the area of Strategic Innovation and Entrepreneurship. Before taking up this role, he was positioned as a Postdoctoral researcher at the University of Southern Denmark. Having a background in Mechatronics (Robotics & Automation) Engineering, he worked as a field engineer in the oil and gas industry with Schlumberger Oilfield Services in Bahrain, Saudi Arabia and United Kingdom. In addition to his involvement in several consulting assignments, his corporate experience includes a project on “Open Innovation” with Agfa Gevaert, Belgium.

Saud’s research work has largely been focused on investigating entrepreneurial teams within high-tech business incubators. His work has been presented and published at renowned international conferences and management journals.

He is a frequent reviewer for prestigious academic conferences and journals such as Academy of Management Annual Meeting, European Academy of Management, Management Decision, International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behaviour and Research, Journal of Managerial Psychology and Creativity and Innovation Management.

Research interests

  • Entrepreneurship (especially High-Tech Entrepreneurship).
  • Innovation Management (especially Implications of 3D printing and Big Data).
  • Teamwork.
  • Uncertainty management with respect to people, organization and technology.

Qualifications

BE (Mechatronics Engineering) – National University of Sciences and Technology, Pakistan.

MSc (Management, Technology & Economics) - Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule (ETH) Zurich [Swiss Federal Institute of Technology], Switzerland.

PhD (Innovation Management & Entrepreneurship) – Alpen Adria Universität Klagenfurt [University of Klagenfurt], Austria.

Postdoc (Business Development) – Syddansk Universitet [University of Southern Denmark], Denmark.

Selected publications

Khan, M.S., (2017) Q&A. Are Universities Ready for Knowledge Commercialization? Technology Innovation Management Review, 7 (7) 63–68.

Khan, M.S., (2017) Entrepreneurial Team Troika: A Call on Integrative Research of Trust, Conflict and Diversity. RISUS – Journal on Innovation and Sustainability, 8 (1) 18-31.

Gustafsson, V., Khan, M.S., (2017) Monetising blogs: Enterprising behaviour, co-creation of opportunities and social media entrepreneurship. Journal of Business Venturing Insights, 7 26-31.

Khan, M. S., Breitenecker R.J., Gustafsson V., Schwarz E.J., (2015) Innovative Entrepreneurial Teams: The Give and Take of Trust and Conflict. Creativity and Innovation Management, 24 (4) 558-573.

Khan, M. S., (2015) 3D Printing: An Entrepreneurial Revolution? STARTUP, Issue 1, 42-43.

Khan, M. S., Breitenecker R.J., Schwarz, E.J., (2015) Adding Fuel to the Fire: Need for Achievement Diversity and Relationship Conflict in Entrepreneurial Teams. Management Decision, 53(1) 75-99.

Pervaiz, A., Khan, M.S., (2015) Entrepreneurial Relations of Pakistani Entrepreneurs: A Macroeconomic and Cultural Perspective. SAGE Open. doi: 10.1177/2158244015607354

Knapp, M., Breitenecker R.J., Khan, M.S., (2015) Achievement Motivation Diversity and Entrepreneurial Team Performance: The Mediating Role of Cohesion. European Journal of International Management, 9(5) 593-613.

Khan, M.S., Breitenecker R.J., Schwarz E.J (2014) Entrepreneurial Team Locus of Control: Diversity and Trust. Management Decision, 52(6) 1057-1081.

Khan, M.S., (2013) Development of a Mobile Medical Robot Using ER1 Technology: A Case Study Study. IEEE Potential, 32(4), 34-37.

Breitenecker R.J., Khan, M.S (2013) Die Berücksichtigung von Heterogenität in der Publications Forschung zu unternehmerischen Teams, In D. Krause (eds), Kreativität, Innovation, Entrepreneurship, 215-232, Springer.

Khan, M.S., (2012) Role of Trust and Relationships in Geographically Distributed Teams: exploratory study on development sector. International Journal of Networking and Virtual Organizations, 10(1), 40-58.

Selected conference presentations

Khan, M.S., Chiu, Yi-Te., Caudwell, C., (2016) Fluid Teams in a Digital Future. International Society for Professional Innovation Management (ISPIM) Innovation Summit, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, December 04-07.

Gustafsson, V., Khan, M. S., (2016) Paradigm Shift in Entrepreneurship Research: Entrepreneurship as Method and Enterprising Individuals. 36th Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference, Bodø, Norway, June 08-11.

Khan, M. S., Breitenecker R.J., Schwarz, E.J., (2014) Need for Achievement Diversity and Relationship Conflicts in Entrepreneurial Teams. 74th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Philadelphia, PA, USA, 01-05 August.

Khan, M. S., Breitenecker R.J., Gustafsson V., Schwarz E.J (2014) Understanding Entrepreneurial Teams through Trust and Conflicts. 59th Annual International Council for Small Business (ICSB) World Conference, Dublin, Ireland, June 11-14.

Knapp, M., Breitenecker R.J., Khan, M.S., (2014) Achievement Motivation Diversity and Entrepreneurial Team Performance: The Mediating Role of Cohesion. 12th Annual Interdisciplinary European Conference on Entrepreneurship Research, Chur, Switzerland, 12-14 February.

Khan, M. S., Breitenecker R.J., Schwarz E.J (2013) Entrepreneurial Team Locus of Control: Impact of Locus of Control Diversity and Affective Trust. 4th Annual GW Global Entrepreneurship Research and Policy Conference, Washington D.C. USA, 17-19 October.

Khan, M. S., Breitenecker R.J., Gustafsson V., Schwarz E.J (2012) Trust and Conflict: Tug of War in Entrepreneurial Teams. International Conference on Schumpeterian Entrepreneurship and the spread of Entrepreneurship, Lahore, Pakistan, 9-11 December.

Khan, M. S., Breitenecker R.J., Gustafsson V., Schwarz E.J (2012) Revealing the Conflict - Trust Relationship in Entrepreneurial Teams. 16th Annual Interdisciplinary Entrepreneurship Conference (G-Forum), Potsdam, Germany, November 8-9.

Khan, M. S., (2005) Developing a Mobile Medical Robot Using ER 1 Technology. International Conference on Engineering Education Gliwice, Poland, July 25-30.