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Organizational Psychology focuses on understanding human behavior in social, work, and organizational settings. In other words, organizational psychology is the scientific study of the workplace. Rigor and methods of psychology are applied to issues of critical relevance to business, including talent management, coaching, assessment, selection, training, organizational development, performance, and work-life balance. This field focuses on increasing workplace productivity and related issues such as the physical and mental well being of employees. Organizational psychologists perform a wide variety of tasks, including studying worker attitudes and behavior, evaluating companies, and conducting leadership training. The overall goal of this field is to study and understand human behavior in the workplace.


Research Group Members

  • Dr. Nadia Ayub, HoD Business Psychology
  • Dr Leenah Askari
  • Ms. Falak Zehra
  • Ms. Tehzeeb Sakina Amir
  • Ms. Romana P. Khokar (Research Students)
  • Ms. Unzela Anjum (Research Students)



  • Urban Violence and Mental Well-being among laborers and their Coping Style
  • The Impact of Employee Engagement on Mental Well-being
  • Machiavellianism Personality and its Psychological Correlates in Working and Academic Environment.


List of Publications

  • Ayub, N., & Ghouri, S., Iqbal, S., (2013). Pay Satisfaction and Organizational Commitment in University Faculty. Pakistan Business Review. 15 (1), 765-779, HEC recognized Y category journal.
  • Ayub, N., & Ghouri, S., (2011). The Relationship between Work Motivation and Job Satisfaction. Pakistan Business Review. 13 (2) 332-347,HEC recognized Y category journal.
  • Ayub, N. (2010). Difference in Job Satisfaction between Private and Public Universities Teachers of Karachi, Pakistan. Journal of Alternative Perspectives in the Humanities and Social Sciences, Edited Volume, 86-95.
  • Ayub, N. (2010). The Effect of Birth order on Big Five Personality Traits. Pakistan Business Review. 12 (1), 134-150
  • Ayub, N., Iqbal, Z. (2009). The Effects of Income and Depression on Satisfaction with Life. Pakistan Business Review, ISSN 1561-8706, Vol. 11, No 1, April 2009, Pg 27-41. HEC recognized Y category
  • Ayub, N. (2008). The relationship between Big Five Personality Traits and Job Satisfaction in Private Business Institutes Teachers. Paper published in Third International Conference on Postgraduate Education Conference Proceedings, ISBN. 978-983-3986-49-1, pg 314-323
  • Askari, L., (2010). English Biscuit Manufacturer’s Evolution and Marketing Practices as a Snack Food Industry in Sindh – Pakistan. Papers & Proceedings of ‘Second International Conference on Promoting Socio-Economic Development of Sindh” on January 16, (2010), Vol. 11, No. 4. pp. 240 – 261.
  • Askari, L., (2012). Intuition as a Critical Success Factor in Effective Business Risk Management. Pakistan Business Review, 14(3).
  • Askari, L., (2014). Thinking Managers can enhance their performance through Psychological and Spiritual Dynamic Attitudes within Learning Organizations” International Journal of Information and Education Technology (IJIET) Vol. 4(3), pp.274 – 280.
  • Hashmi, S., & Askari, L. (2014) The Role of Extrinsic and Intrinsic Factors in Shaping the Organizational Climate. Pakistan Business Review, Vol. 16, No. 1.
  • Mohsin, F. Z. (2014). Marital Satisfaction and Job Satisfaction: A study of Dual- & Single- Earner Couples. Pakistan Business Review, Special issue. HEC recognized Y category journal.
  • Mohsin, F, Z., &Ayub, N., (2014). The Relationship between Procrastination, Delay of Gratification and Job Satisfaction among High School Teachers. Japanese Psychological Research. 56 (3), 224 – 234, impact factor: 0.397.
  • Ossai, M. C., &Mohsin, F. Z. (2014). Perceptions of BBA Students on the Relevance of Psychology to Business Management: Pedagogical Implications. Pakistan Business Review, 16 (1), 72-94 HEC recognized Y category journal.