Independent University, Bangladesh
S M Sohel Rana, Ph.D.
S M Sohel Rana, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Marketing,
School of Business & Entrepreneurship
Room No: 3006
Email Address:

    Research Profile

Journal Paper,
Conference Paper,
Book Chapter,

Solaiman M & Rana Sohel S M (2022).

, "Perceived consumer effectiveness (PCE), eco- knowledge (EK) and green purchase behaviour (GPB): A study on environment friendly and energy efficient electronic products market.", International Journal of Business Environment, Inderscience , 2022, (Link)

Samsul Alam, S.M. Saiful Hoque, Imran Mahmud, Rozina Akter, S.M. Sohel Rana


, "Predicting students’ intention to continue business courses on online platforms during the Covid-19: An extended expectation confirmation theory. ", International Journal of Management Education. (Elsevier). SCOPUS (1), SSCI. Impact Factor 4.564., Elsevier , 2022, (Link)

Rana Sohel S M, Iqbal MM, Islam S, M Anhar S M & Khan A R (2022).

, "Adoption of Telemedicine Services during COVID-19: An Application of Extended Protection Motivation Theory (PMT).", International Journal of Mobile Communications. SSCI Indexed, Impact factor-1.82 (5 years)., Inderscience , 2022, (Link)

Rana Sohel S M & Solaiman M. (2022).

, "Moral Identity, Consumption Values and Green Purchase Behavior (GPB).", Journal of Islamic Marketing (Emerald). SCOPUS (Q2), Cite Score: 5.00. ESCI and ABDC (B ranking). , Emerald , 2022, (Link)

Rana Sohel S M (2020)

, "Supply Chain Drivers and Retail Supply Chain Responsiveness: Strategy as Moderator", International Journal of Management Practice (IJMP), 13 (1)., Inderscience , 2020,

Akter A, Rana Sohel S M & Ramli A Jalil (2020)

, "Factors Influencing Social Entrepreneurial Behavior: Evidence from a Developing Nation", International Journal of Ethics and Systems 36 (4), Emerald , 2020,

S M Sohel Rana & Md. Aminul Islam (2019)

, "An Empirical Study on the Factors Influencing Online Shopping Behavior", The Business and Management Review 10 (5), , 2019,

Mohammad Abu Sufian & S M Sohel Rana (2019).

, "The Effects of Merger on Competition: Evidence from Smithkline Beecham and Glaxo Wellcome.", Academy of Strategic Management Journal, 18 (6), Allied Business Academies publishing , 2019,

Abdulla Bin Osman & S M Sohel Rana (2019)

, "Role of Organizational Culture towards Organizational Innovation: Evidence from Kulim Hi-Tech Park, Malaysia", Daffodil International University Journal of Business and Entrepreneurship, 12 (2), , 2019,

Benazir Rahman, Shobnom Munira, Rana Sohel S M and Md. Sazidur Rahman


, "An Empirical Investigation on the Factors Influencing Customers’ Decision in Choosing Banks", International Journal of Business and Tehnopreneurship 8 (3), UNIMAP , 2018,

Rana Sohel S M & Osman bin Abdullah (2018)

, "Impact of Supply Chain Drivers on Retail Supply Chain Performance", The Journal of Social Sciences Research 4 (10), ARPG , 2018,

Mohammad Zahedul Alam & Rana Sohel S M (2017).

, "Will services be the new engine of economic growth in Bangladesh?", International Journal of Business and Technopreneurship 7 (3)., UNIMAP , 2017,

Asma Akter, Abdul Jalil Ramli, Yasmin Binti Ahamd & Rana Sohel S. M (2017)

, "Factors Influencing Social Entrepreneurial Intention among the Students: A PLS SEM Approach", Scholar Journal of Business and Social Sciences, 3(2), , 2017,

S.M. Sohel Rana & Asma Akter (2017)

, "Factors Influencing Graduate Employability: An Empirical Investigation. ", Daffodil International University Journal of Business and Economics, 11(1)., , 2017,

Mohammad Solaiman, Dr. Mohd.Suberi Bin Ab. Halim, Dr. Idris Md Noor, Dr. Nor Azila Mohd Noor and Rana Sohel S M (2017). 

, "Consumption Values and Green Purchase Behaviour: An Empirical Study. ", International Business Management, 11(6)., Medwell , 2017,

M. M. MofizUddin1 & S M Sohel Rana. (2017).

, "Effects of Four Factors on the Customer Satisfaction of Footwear Products. ", IOSR Journal of Business and Management (IOSR-JBM) 19 (3), , 2017,

Asma Akter, Abdul Jalil Ramli, Yasmin Binti Ahamd & Rana Sohel S. M (2017).

, "Social entrepreneurship: a roadmap to reach out poverty. ", International Journal of Business and Technopreneurship(IJBT), 7(1)., UNIMAP , 2017,

Osman Abdullah, Rana Sohel S M, Lim Yi Jin and Solaiman Md (2016).

, "Effectiveness of Promotional Tools to Influence the Purchase Decisions of Unsought Products: A Study on Life Insurance. ", The Social Sciences, 11 (2), Medwell , 2016,

Rana Sohel S M, Osman Abdullah, A.H Abdul Manaf, Solaiman Md and M S Abdullah (2016).

, " Supply chain Strategies and Responsiveness: A study on retail chain stores. ", International Business Management, 10(6), Medwell , 2016,

Ling S.C, Osman, A., Arman Hadi, A.B., Muhammad Safizal, A., Rana Sohel, S.M (2016). 

, "Public acceptance and compliance on goods and services tax (GST) implementation: a case study of Malaysia. ", Asian Journal of social Sciences and Humanities. 5(1), , 2016,

Rana Sohel S. M., Abdullah Osman, Arman Hadi Abdul Manaf, Mohd Suberi bin Ab Halim and Solaiman Md (2016). 

, "Drivers of Retail Supply Chain Efficiency: Moderating Effect of Lean Strategy. ", International Journal of Supply Chain Management, 5 (1), ExcelingTech Pub, UK , 2016,

Rana Sohel S M, Yusuf H Osman, Osman Abdullah, Azuddin bin Bahari, Safizal M and Solaiman Md (2015). 

, "Supply Chain Strategies and Retail Supply Chain Efficiency. ", Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences, 9(34), , 2015,

Rana Sohel S M, Osman Abdullah, Azuddin bin Bahari and Solaiman Md (2015).

, "Determinants of Supply Chain Performance: A Strategic Point of View. ", International Journal of Supply Chain Management, 4 (3), ExcelingTech Pub, UK , 2015,

Rana Sohel S M, Osman Abdullah & Islam Aminul Md. (2015).

, "Customer Satisfaction of Retail Chain Stores: Evidence from Bangladesh. ", International Business Management, 9(1), Medwell , 2015,

Solaiman Md., Rana Sohel S M & Hasan M. (2015)

, "Factors Affecting the Success of Social Marketing: A case of Bangladesh. ", Australia and New Zealand Journal of Social Business, Environment and Sustainability, 1 (1)., , 2015,

Rana Sohel S M, Osman Abdullah & Islam Aminul Md. (2015). 

, "Retail Supply Chain and Vendor Managed Inventory System -A Review. ", International Journal of Business and Technopreneurship (IJBT). 5, (1)., UNIMAP , 2015,

Rana Sohel S M, Osman Abdullah & Yusuf Haji Othamn (2015).

, " Factors Affecting Purchase Intention of Customers to Shop at Hypermarkets. ", Mediterranean Journal of Social Sciences. 6 (3), , 2015,

Osman Abdullah, Rana Sohel S M, Yusuf Haji Othamn, Bharat Lal and Solaiman Md (2015).

, "The Influence of Job Satisfaction, Job Motivation & Perceived Organizational Support towards Organizational Citizenship Behavior (OCB): A Perspective of American-Based Organization in Kulim, Malaysia. ", Asian Social Science, 11 (21), , 2015,

Osman, A. DBA, Jusoh, M.S., PhD, Amlus, M. H., PhD & Rana Sohel S M, (2014). 

, "Transforming Higher Education towards Sustainable Development: Issues and Challenges. ", American-Eurasian Journal of Sustainable Agriculture . Special 8(8)., , 2014,

Alam Zahed Md & Rana Sohel S M (2013).

, " Customers’ attitudes towards retail chain store services in Bangladesh-A comparative study between retail chain stores and small retail stores. ", Journal Business Studies, Rajshahi University, Bangladesh., Rajshahi University, Bangladesh. , 2013,

Haque Imranul, Rana Sohel S M & Chowdhury. (2013). 

, "Customer Satisfaction Level towards Processed and Further Processed Chicken Product: A Study on a renowned Bangladeshi Farm. ", International Journal of Management Sciences. 1 (8),, , 2013,
  1. MKT 302 : Advanced Marketing Management
  1. MKT 340 : Advertising
  1. MKT 506 : Marketing Management

1. Member, Unimap Alumni Association

2. Selected as Short Term Expert (Marketing Research/Analysis) of European Union (EU), 2021.

3. Got the best research paper award (USD. 1000/-) in International Summit for Employability and Soft Skills, March, 2017. Dhaka, Bangladesh.

4. Winner of the 3 minutes thesis presentation competition, Business and Social Science Faculties, Unimap. 2016. 

5. Got GA Scholarship (2015) of Malaysian Government for pursuing PhD at Unimap. 

6. Awarded on the basis of excellent Teaching Efficiency Ratings (TER) from Northern University Bangladesh (2012-2013).

7. Enjoyed board scholarship for four years (From 2003 to 2006) on the basis of my HSC result.

  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), 2017
    Universiti Malaysia Perlis, Malaysia.
  • MBA in Marketing , 2008
    University of Dhaka
  • BBA in Marketing , 2007
    University of Dhaka