Areas of Interest
Mr. Ahmed S. Ishtiaque has been working as a Researcher for Center for Enterprise and Society for about 8 years and his primary responsibilities include designing research tools & methodologies, conducting field surveys, project implementation and quality control supervision along with critical analysis and report writing. Prior to this he has worked for Nielsen Bangladesh & Australian Market Research Institute as a researcher and has research experience on issues such as:
Health & Education, Sanitation, Migration, Rural & Urban Development, Telecoms, usages of ICT4D, Product Branding etc.
Mr. Ishtiaque has over 20 years of research experience working closely with the development sector. In the academic arena he has completed his MPhil from Maastricht School of Management. His research interest lies in Entrepreneurship, Business Development, Education, ICT4D, Agricultural Extension & Urban & Rural Planning & Development.
Research Project Lead:
Overcoming Business Challenges in Bangladesh: Findings from a Survey of Firms in Real Estate, IT & Furniture Sector (Coauthors: Daniel Sabet, Mehdi Rajib)
“Shoppers Survey on e-Commerce in Bangladesh Perception, Demand and Trend Usage” (Coauthors: Sajid Amit, Adib Sarwar)
“Undergraduate Academic Experience Survey” (Coauthors: Sajid Amit, Adib Sarwar)
“How E-commerce is Transforming in Bangladesh” (Coauthors: Adib Sarwar)
“Emergence of International and Local Clothing Brands in Bangladesh and Its Impact on Consumers” (Coauthors: Abdul Baten, Adib Sarwar)
“How Turnover is Effecting Employers in Bangladesh and What Steps Employers are taking to Reduce Turnover in Their Organizations” (Coauthor: Abdul Baten, Shahdat Hossain)
“An Exploratory Study on what are the Critical Success Factors to make Multipurpose Telecommunication Centers Self-sustaining in Bangladesh” (Coauthor: single author)
“Parents’ Perception Study on What are the Success Factors which Makes Good Quality Primary Schools in Dhaka.” (Coauthor: single author)
“How International and Local Clothing Brands are Emerging in Bangladesh and What Impacts Consumers are Making in This Transition” (Coauthor: single author)