Session on Systematic Literature Review conducted by Dr. Irfan Butt at IBA CED

Session on Systematic Literature Review conducted by Dr. Irfan Butt at IBA CED

May 19, 2017: Workshop on Systematic Literature Review (SLR) at IBA AMAN-CED conducted by Dr. Irfan Butt

Irfan Butt has been teaching at Sultan Qaboos University (SQU) since January 2012. Prior to joining SQU, he was associated with Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS), Lahore, Pakistan, where he also served as Director Research. He has published research articles in international journals and proceedings and presented papers at a number of international conferences. Dr. Irfan conducted a workshop here at IBA-CED and interacted with the faculty members of AMAN CED. He started the session by highlighting the significance of SLR in contemporary research. He elaborated the process of conducting SLR. He also discussed the fundamental factors which good papers should contain to be published in A* or A journal. These factors included the quality of research question(s), contribution to literature, solid theoretical foundation and conceptual framework, methodology, and clarity in writing.

Furthermore, he also discussed the use of EBSCO host, Refworks and Excel in writing SLR based papers. Lastly, he showed some of his articles which were published in A, B category journals and some high-quality papers of other authors.

At the end of the session, the action plan for future was discussed. It was decided that CED team will write some research papers under the supervision of Dr. Irfan.

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