Prof. Major General Khalid Mushtaq (Retired)

Major General (Retd) Khalid Mushtaq is a permanent faculty member at CASE and specializes in Industrial Engineering and Production Management. In addition he bears strong interest in areas of organizational behavior, human resource management, quality, productivity and mechanical/hydraulic systems of military equipment. Gen Khalid has about 40 years of experience as a professional mechanical engineer. His employment and application has been in various defense production establishments, equipment repair facilities, inspection and technical development organizations, strategic systems’ development agencies and above all about 15 years as a student and an instructor in various institutions of the Pakistan Army (College of EME, Command and Staff College, National Defense University).

Educational Qualifications

MSc in Industrial Engineering and Production Management from Cranfield Institute of Technology, Bedford, UK in 1986
MSc in Defense and Strategic Studies from QAU, Islamabad in 2001
BE (Mechanical) from NED Engineering University, Karachi in 1969
PhD in Engineering Management under progress

Work Experience

Gen Khalid was commissioned in the Corps of Electrical and Mechanical Engineering of the Pakistan Army in 1970 after gaining his bachelors degree in Mechanical Engineering in 1969. Up to the rank of a field officer he worked in inspection, repair and maintenance workshops for vehicles and equipment, besides a 3 year instructional assignment at the College of EME. During his mid- career he was employed in aviation engineering units responsible for inspection, repair and maintenance of aircraft/ helicopters and associated ground support equipment.His services were then seconded to the Qatar Emiri Armed Forces for a period of 3 years as Advisor Maintenance for formulating policies , procedures and instructions on the inspection, repair and maintenance of vehicles, weapons and equipment of the army. On return , he did another 3 year term at the College of E & ME as a staff officer, the Deputy Commandant and Chief Instructor of all the academic (NUST) and military engineering wings of the college. On promotion he was appointed as the Chief Inspector Armaments and gained valuable experience in the inspection and technical development of weapons and ammunition. To further add to his teaching experience he was posted as an instructor at the National Defense College, a unique distinction of being the first EME officer ever to be posted to NDC. On elevation to the next rank, he was made responsible for a strategic system’s development agency where he remained in charge for 4 years and 2 months. Finally completed his professional career with a 3 year stint as a member of the Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission in July 2009. In recognition of his services he has been conferred the awards of Hilal-e-Imtiaz (Military) and Sitara-i- Imtiaz (Military).

Academic Courses and Exposure

General Khalid has attended a large number of professional courses and equipment related training both at home and abroad. While he remained amongst the top students in all these courses his performance during the Aircraft Maintenance Course at US Army Transportation School, Virginia, USA and MSc Engineering (Industrial Engineering and Production Management) degree course at Cranfield Institute of Technology, UK was outstanding and for which he was awarded Chief of Army Staff ’s letters of commendation.

Research Interests
Organizational Behaviour, Organizational Development and Effectiveness, Quality, Productivity and Change Management.
Research Publications
Arshad Zaheer, Khalid Mushtaq and Hafiz Muhammad Ishaq, Re-engineering the Procurement Process in a Public Sector Organization: A Case Study, International Bulletin of Business Administration, ISSN : 1451-243 X, Issue 3 (2008)