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How to select a fascinating research topic?

How to select a fascinating research topic?

Selecting a perfect topic is an important and complex part of the research process. Doctoral students invariably look for the help and guidance while selecting a good research topic for their Ph.D thesis which is available at a premium. Hence, the idea to find a readymade topic has always been …

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Is the red tape undermining higher education in Pakistan?

Is the red tape undermining higher education in Pakistan?

Universities are complex organizational structures. These are expanding at a brisk pace, too. In the global academic marketplace, academia is increasingly becoming a business-like concern. Management of its official business, though, requires some sort of bureaucratic arrangement, nevertheless, excessive managerialism is a real bane for the seats of higher learning …

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Bureaucratization of higher education in Pakistan

Bureaucratization of higher education in Pakistan

Excessive regulations, red-tapism and highly bureaucratic system of governance are reigning supreme in the institutes of higher education in Pakistan. This phenomenon has not only impinged on the autonomous status of the universities but also ruined efficiency and performance. In fact, there are ingenious ways to deal with excessive bureaucracy. …

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Managing Human Resource in Public Sector Universities of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan: Problems and Prospects

Managing Human Resource in Public Sector Universities of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan: Problems and Prospects

With poorly trained staff, persistently dogged behavior and obsolete organizational structure, official business in the public sector universities in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa are governed in an orthodox fashion. Over the years, management of human resources in these organizations has not received the desired level of attention. Our research study investigated how …

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Doing a Ph.D-Was that really a mistake?

Doing a Ph.D-Was that really a mistake?

In this blog post, I share with the readers, what the two Professors from the US and UK reported on each part of my PhD thesis. The aim is to provide useful insight for the doctoral students who should keep these important things in mind while finalizing the draft of …

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Pursuing PhD-The biggest mistake of my life

Pursuing PhD-The biggest mistake of my life

Thesis writing is a daunting job. During the writing stage, certain actions may lead to blunders, resulting in disastrous consequences. The Ph.D. students should understand what to avoid and what to follow while writing their thesis. In case, the scholars commit silly mistakes, they will have to do the ‘major …

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How to complete your Ph.D. quickly?

How to complete your Ph.D. quickly?

Tim Marler and Dean Young former doctoral students are of the opinion that the path “to obtaining a doctoral degree efficiently is not obvious, and the guidelines in this regard can be elusive, unspoken and often unrealized”. However, I believe, some of the important points if taken into serious consideration, will …

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The 05 key challenges confronted by the Ph.D. scholars

The 05 key challenges confronted by the PhD scholars

Doing PhD is not cumbersome, it is rather, time-consuming. One need, not to be really a genius, an ordinary, mediocre student like me can comfortably accomplish the goal. However, a little smart work, persistence, consistency and self-motivation will serve the purpose. I have observed, very often, very ordinary people do …

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