The Outcomes of Research and Development (R&D) Centers in Public Sector Universities of Pakistan

Authors

  • Dr. Jam Muhammad Zafar Department of Teacher Education Shah Abdul Latif University Khairpur, Sindh
  • Adeel Akhtar Department of Commerce, Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multan, Pakistan
  • Dr. Muhammad Shakir Department of Educational Training, The Islamia University of Bahawalpur, Pakistan

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.56536/ijmres.v8i1.38

Keywords:

R&D centers, higher education institutions, public sector, outcomes, productivity

Abstract

Despite widespread practices, high productivity of R&D centers has been lacking in higher education institutions. Present article reports that R&D centers are bit active in providing human resource management, skilled manpower and research experts to society and research institutions accordingly. But, these are not playing an effective role in making need-based assessments of research projects, providing trained manpower to local industry, preparing expert artisans for strengthening labor market, developing bridge between research institutions and community, and facilitating public sector institutions through research activities. The province-wise and discipline-wise comparison of R&D centers points out that their progress varies from province to province as well as from discipline to discipline. The study identifies major causes of low productivity and suggests solutions.

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Published

01-01-2018

How to Cite

The Outcomes of Research and Development (R&D) Centers in Public Sector Universities of Pakistan. (2018). International Journal of Management Research and Emerging Sciences, 8(1). https://doi.org/10.56536/ijmres.v8i1.38

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