Md. Nafizur Rahman

Md. Nafizur Rahman

Lecturer

Department of Business Administration in Finance & Banking
Faculty of Business Studies (FBS)

nafizur.rahman@bup.edu.bd


BANGLADESH UNIVERSITY OF PROFESSIONALS
Mirpur Cantonment, Dhaka-1216

Biography

Driven by a passion for innovation in finance and a commitment to academic excellence, Md. Nafizur Rahman stands at the forefront of contemporary research in Fintech and Corporate Sustainability. As a full-time Lecturer in the Department of Business Administration, specializing in Finance and Banking, at the Bangladesh University of Professionals, he shapes the minds of future leaders with the same zeal that earned him the prestigious Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Scholar Award 2023 from the Prime Minister of Bangladesh. 
Nafizur's academic journey is marked by distinction: he completed both his MBA and BBA in Finance & Banking from the Bangladesh University of Professionals, excelling as a top scholar. His research prowess extends beyond the classroom, with several high-impact publications in Scopus and Web of Science-indexed journals such as the Asia Pacific Journal of Management, Journal of Cleaner Production, Journal of Innovation & KnowledgeEnvironmental Science and Pollution Research, Systems, and the Journal of Social Service Research
Not only has his work been recognized in academic circles, but it has also earned him three Best Paper Awards at prominent international conferences, including the British Academy of Management Conference 2022 in the UK, BAASANA International Conference 2019 in the USA, and the IFIM Business School Annual Conference 2018 in India. Md. Nafizur Rahman's research interests are diverse yet focused, encompassing areas like Fintech, Industry 4.0 Technology, Innovation and Strategy, Energy Economics, and Corporate Sustainability. 

Last Updated: 10 Dec 2023

Education
B.B.A, Bangladesh University of Professionals
M.B.A, Bangladesh University of Professionals

Last Updated: 10 Dec 2023

Journal Publication
Ahmed, F. U., Babu, M. M., Rahman, M. N., Uddin, M. J., & Dey, B. L. (2023). Strategic orientation, strategic renewal, and the international performance of born global firms. Asia Pacific Journal of Management, 1-32.https://doi.org/10.1007/s10490-023-09903-7 (ABDC-A, ABS-3, SSCI, Scopus Q1, IF: 5.4, CS: 7.5)

Last Updated: 10 Dec 2023

Tian, H., Siddik, A. B., Pertheban, T. R., & Rahman, M. N. (2023). Does fintech innovation and green transformational leadership improve green innovation and corporate environmental performance? A hybrid SEM–ANN approach. Journal of Innovation & Knowledge, 8(3), 100396. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jik.2023.100396 (ABDC-A, ABS-1, SSCI, Scopus Q1, IF: 18.1, CS: 14.9)

Last Updated: 10 Dec 2023

Siddik, A. B., Rahman, M. N., & Yong, L. (2023). Do fintech adoption and financial literacy improve corporate sustainability performance? The mediating role of access to finance. Journal of Cleaner Production, 137658. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2023.137658 (ABDC-A, ABS-2, SCIE, Scopus Q1, IF: 11.1, CS: 18.5)


Last Updated: 10 Dec 2023

Siddik, A. B., Yong, L., & Rahman, M. N. (2023). The role of Fintech in circular economy practices to improve sustainability performance: A two-staged SEM-ANN approach. Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 1-22. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11356-023-25576-7 (SCIE, Scopus Q1, IF: 5.8, CS: 7.9)


Last Updated: 10 Dec 2023

Yan, C., Siddik, A. B., Yong, L., Dong, Q., Zheng, G. W., & Rahman, M. N. (2022). A two-staged SEM-artificial neural network approach to analyze the impact of FinTech adoption on the sustainability performance of banking firms: The mediating effect of green finance and innovation. Systems, 10(5), 148. https://doi.org/10.3390/systems10050148 (SSCI, Scopus Q2, IF: 1.9, CS: 3.3)

Last Updated: 10 Dec 2023

Wasima, S., & Rahman, M. N. (2022). Economic vulnerability of the underprivileged during the COVID pandemic: the case of Bangladeshi domestic workers. Journal of Social Service Research, 48(2), 163-175. https://doi.org/10.1080/01488376.2022.2029799 (SSCI, Scopus Q2, IF: 1.6, CS: 2.3)


Last Updated: 10 Dec 2023

Ferdaous, D. J., & Rahman, M. N. (2021). Banking goes digital: Unearthing the adoption of fintech by Bangladeshi households. Journal of Innovation in Business Studies, 1, 7-42. Bangladesh University of Professionals. Faculty of Business Studies. 


Last Updated: 10 Dec 2023

Books
Rahman, M., Rahman, M. N., Salamzadeh, A. & Dana, L. (2024). Strategic Drivers of Corporate Environmental Sustainability. In L. Dana, R. Boardman, A. Salamzadeh, V. Pereira & M. Brandstrup (Ed.), Fashion and Environmental Sustainability: Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Technology (pp. 251-260). Berlin, Boston: De Gruyter. https://doi.org/10.1515/9783110795431-020

Last Updated: 10 Dec 2023

Researchs
Fintech, Green Finance, Industry 4,0, Energy Economics, Sustainability

Last Updated: 10 Dec 2023

Awards
Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Scholar Award 2023 | Prime Minister's Education Trust, Prime Minister Office, Bangladesh
Best Paper Award | British Academy of Management Conference 2022, The University of Manchester, UK. 
BUP Senate Award 2022
Champion| Supply Chain Research Challenge 2020
Conference Chair's Award | Business and Applied Sciences Academy of North America (BAASANA) Conference 2019, New York, USA
BUP Senate Award 2019
Emerald Best Paper Award | IFIM Business School Annual Conference 2018, Bangalore, India

Last Updated: 10 Dec 2023

Courses
Basic Business Mathematics

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Advanced Business Mathematics

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Basic Business Statistics

Last Updated: 10 Dec 2023

Human Resource Management

Last Updated: 10 Dec 2023

B.B.A, Bangladesh University of Professionals
M.B.A, Bangladesh University of Professionals

Last Updated: 10 Dec 2023

Ahmed, F. U., Babu, M. M., Rahman, M. N., Uddin, M. J., & Dey, B. L. (2023). Strategic orientation, strategic renewal, and the international performance of born global firms. Asia Pacific Journal of Management, 1-32.https://doi.org/10.1007/s10490-023-09903-7 (ABDC-A, ABS-3, SSCI, Scopus Q1, IF: 5.4, CS: 7.5)
Tian, H., Siddik, A. B., Pertheban, T. R., & Rahman, M. N. (2023). Does fintech innovation and green transformational leadership improve green innovation and corporate environmental performance? A hybrid SEM–ANN approach. Journal of Innovation & Knowledge, 8(3), 100396. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jik.2023.100396 (ABDC-A, ABS-1, SSCI, Scopus Q1, IF: 18.1, CS: 14.9)

Siddik, A. B., Rahman, M. N., & Yong, L. (2023). Do fintech adoption and financial literacy improve corporate sustainability performance? The mediating role of access to finance. Journal of Cleaner Production, 137658. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2023.137658 (ABDC-A, ABS-2, SCIE, Scopus Q1, IF: 11.1, CS: 18.5)


Siddik, A. B., Yong, L., & Rahman, M. N. (2023). The role of Fintech in circular economy practices to improve sustainability performance: A two-staged SEM-ANN approach. Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 1-22. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11356-023-25576-7 (SCIE, Scopus Q1, IF: 5.8, CS: 7.9)


Yan, C., Siddik, A. B., Yong, L., Dong, Q., Zheng, G. W., & Rahman, M. N. (2022). A two-staged SEM-artificial neural network approach to analyze the impact of FinTech adoption on the sustainability performance of banking firms: The mediating effect of green finance and innovation. Systems, 10(5), 148. https://doi.org/10.3390/systems10050148 (SSCI, Scopus Q2, IF: 1.9, CS: 3.3)

Wasima, S., & Rahman, M. N. (2022). Economic vulnerability of the underprivileged during the COVID pandemic: the case of Bangladeshi domestic workers. Journal of Social Service Research, 48(2), 163-175. https://doi.org/10.1080/01488376.2022.2029799 (SSCI, Scopus Q2, IF: 1.6, CS: 2.3)


Ferdaous, D. J., & Rahman, M. N. (2021). Banking goes digital: Unearthing the adoption of fintech by Bangladeshi households. Journal of Innovation in Business Studies, 1, 7-42. Bangladesh University of Professionals. Faculty of Business Studies. 


Last Updated: 10 Dec 2023

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Rahman, M., Rahman, M. N., Salamzadeh, A. & Dana, L. (2024). Strategic Drivers of Corporate Environmental Sustainability. In L. Dana, R. Boardman, A. Salamzadeh, V. Pereira & M. Brandstrup (Ed.), Fashion and Environmental Sustainability: Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Technology (pp. 251-260). Berlin, Boston: De Gruyter. https://doi.org/10.1515/9783110795431-020

Last Updated: 10 Dec 2023

Fintech, Green Finance, Industry 4,0, Energy Economics, Sustainability

Last Updated: 10 Dec 2023

Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Scholar Award 2023 | Prime Minister's Education Trust, Prime Minister Office, Bangladesh
Best Paper Award | British Academy of Management Conference 2022, The University of Manchester, UK. 
BUP Senate Award 2022
Champion| Supply Chain Research Challenge 2020
Conference Chair's Award | Business and Applied Sciences Academy of North America (BAASANA) Conference 2019, New York, USA
BUP Senate Award 2019
Emerald Best Paper Award | IFIM Business School Annual Conference 2018, Bangalore, India

Last Updated: 10 Dec 2023

Basic Business Mathematics Advanced Business Mathematics Basic Business Statistics Human Resource Management

Last Updated: 10 Dec 2023