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    Muhammad Zahid, Ph.D., is currently working as Assistant Professor in the Department of Management Sciences, City University of Science & Information Technology, KP, Pakistan. He obtained his Ph.D. in Management with a fully funded scholarship from the Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS, (#99 QS Asian University Rankings 2019), Malaysia. Dr. Zahid did Ph.D. on corporate sustainability and firms' financial performance. He has currently developed and implemented a three credit hours course on the subject area for MS level students. Earlier, he got his MS in Management, Master of Commerce and Bachelor of Commerce (Hons) degrees from Pakistan. After completing master's degree, he served banking industry for 08 years as branch and customer services manager. Besides a vast experience in the industry, he has also published numerous papers in the field of banking and finance, corporate sustainability, corporate governance, and financial performance. For his outstanding research work he has been awarded for "Award for Excellence- 2016 Outstanding Journal Papers from Emerald Group Publishing" and Best Paper Award (2014) in International Symposium on Research in Innovation and Sustainability 2014 (ISoRIS '14) 15-16 October 2014, Malacca, Malaysia. Dr. Zahid has also expertise in data analysis using SPSS, Stata, and SmartPLS and delivered various workshops in Malaysia and Pakistan covering quantitative analysis, how to write winning research proposals, and use of Information Technology in Research. For teaching his areas of concentrations are corporate finance, banking and finance, business research methods, corporate sustainability & governance, and financial performance. He can be approached at zahid@cusit.edu.pk and mianmz11@gmail.com