Staff profile

Sa'ad Ali


Senior Lecturer in Leadership and Management

Subject

Business

College

College of Business, Law and Social Sciences

Department

Derby Business School

ORCiD ID

0000-0002-4290-7757

Campus

Kedleston Road, Derby Campus

Email

s.ali@derby.ac.uk

About

I am a Senior Lecturer in Leadership and Management with research interests in the fields of cross-cultural management and HRM. I am specifically interested in researching management practices in the Arab Middle East and during the last five years have focused on exploring the impact of social capital on employee selection in the Jordanian banking sector. I have held a variety of academic and HR roles in both Jordan (bank of Jordan) and the UK (University of Nottingham, Nottingham Trent University, University of Worcester).

Teaching responsibilities

Module Leader for Principles of Responsible Management

Module Leader for MBA Business Research Methods and Data Analysis

Research interests

Cross-cultural Human Resource Management Research (with particular focus on the Arab Middle East and China)

Membership of professional bodies

Fellow Higher Education Academy

Qualifications

PhD in Human Resource Management titled Social Capital in Jordan: The Impact of Wasta on Employee Selection in Banks Operating in Jordan, Nottingham Trent University (Jan 2012 - Feb 2017)

MSc Human Resource Management, Oxford Brookes University (Sep 2009 - Oct 2010)

BSc (Hons) Business Management, University of Jordan (Sep 2006 - Aug 2009)

Recent conferences

Experience in industry

International experience

Recent publications