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Rashid Maqbool, PhD, holds a Doctor of
Engineering and Project Management degree from
Beijing Jiaotong University, Beijing, China, and two
master’s degrees—one in project management
and the second in business administration—from
COMSATS Institutes of Information Technology,
Islamabad, Pakistan. Dr. Maqbool has been a Research
Associate in the Department of Management Sciences
in COMSATS Institute of Information Technology since
2013. He also has over five years of hands-on working
experience in managing construction and industrial
projects in Punjab, Pakistan. Dr. Maqbool has received
several awards, including the Chinese Government
Scholarship from China, and two Talent Scholarships
from the Government of Punjab, Pakistan. His research
interests and publications focus on construction
project management, project governance, project
leadership, and project change management. He can
be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org
Ye Sudong, PhD, is Professor of Construction
Management in the School of Economics and
Management, Beijing Jiaotong University, Beijing,
China. He holds a PhD degree in Construction
Technology and Management from Nanyang
Technological University, Singapore, and a
master’s degree in Construction Management &
Engineering Research from the University of Reading,
United Kingdom. Professor Ye has written over
20 papers, which have been published in prestigious
construction and project management journals,
such as Journal of Construction Engineering
and Management, Construction Management
and Economics, Engineering Construction and
Architectural Management, Journal of Financial
Management of Property and Construction, and
Journal of Public Management (Chinese). He has
also written a textbook on project finance (Chinese).
Professor Ye worked at China Institute of Water and
Hydropower Research for 12 years and at Nanyang
Technological University (Singapore) for four years
before joining the faculty of Beijing Jiaotong
University in 2005. His research areas include project
finance, project management, and risk management.
He can be contacted at email@example.com
Nasir Manzoor is an ex-military veteran (Major) and
is a highly experienced project manager with 18 years
of hands-on experience in managing complex projects
in multicultural environments. Mr. Manzoor works
in the real estate development sector as a project
manager for a private housing development project
in Faisalabad, Pakistan. He holds a master’s degree
in project management and an MSc degree in
criminology. His research interests include leadership
in project management, organizational development,
green HR, and construction management. He can be
contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org
Yahya Rashid, PhD, was born in Lahore, Pakistan
and earned his PhD in Industrial Engineering from
Kobe University, Kobe, Japan, in 1999. He has over
20 years of industrial and teaching experience
in Pakistan, Canada, Japan, and Saudi Arabia.
Dr. Rashid has been an Assistant Professor at
Prince Sattam bin Abdulaziz University, Al Kharj,
Saudi Arabia since 2014. His research interests are
in the value of project management, development
economics, organizational behavior, and distributed
scheduling, and he has written numerous
publications in these areas. Dr. Rashid received
several awards, including the Monbusho Scholarship
for higher education in Japan. He can be contacted