Shabaya

Dr.Hussein Saber

Associate Dean & Professor of Operations Management

Tel #: +97125015756

Email: hussein.saber@adu.ac.ae

Educational Background


Dr. Saber received his Ph.D. in Operations Research from the University of Oklahoma, USA

Mini Bio


Prior to joining ADU, Dr. Saber taught at North Carolina A&T State University, The University of Oklahoma, the University of Central Oklahoma and Sultan Qaboos University. As a founding faculty at ADU, Dr. Saber has chaired the departments of Management and Marketing and served as Acting Dean in the College of Business Administration (CoBA). Currently, Dr. Saber is serving as Associate Dean of CoBA.

Areas of Competence

  • In addition to his regular Academic Administration activities, Dr. Saber's research interests are in the areas of Operations Management and Multi-Criteria Decision Making.
  • He teaches subjects in Management Science, Operations Management, Project Management, Managerial Decision Modeling, and Business Research Methods both at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

 

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

  • At Abu Dhabi University (Associate Professor, Associate Dean, Acting Dean) 2003 - Now
  • At Sultan Qaboos University (Assistant Professor, Assistant Dean, Acting Dean) 1993 – 2003
  • At The University of Oklahoma (Instructor, Visiting Assistant Professor) 1988 –1993

 

Research & Scholarly activities

Dr. Saber has published several articles in journals of repute including The International Journal of Management Science (Omega), Computers and Operations Research, Computers and Industrial Engineering, The Journal of Comparative International Management, Asia-Pacific Journal of Operational Research, Applied Mathematics and Computation, International Journal of Information Technology and Computer Science, International Journal of Logistics: Research and Applications, and Journal of Business and Policy Research.

Peer-Reviewed Journals

  • Hussain, M., Khan, M., Saber, H., (in press), A Vendor-Buyer Supply Chain model with Stochastic Lead Times and Screening Errors, The International Journal of Operational Research,forth coming.
  • Zebal, M. A., Saber, H. M. (2014). Market Orientation in Islamic Banks - A Qualitative Approach. Marketing Intelligence and Planning. [Accepted: November 2013, Published: June 2014, Submitted: September 2013]
  • Hossan, C., Parakandi, M., Saber, H. M. (2013). Entrepreneurial Knowledge, Preferences and Barriers of Female Business Students in the Middle East. Journal of Business and Policy Research, 8(2), 83-99.
  • Hussain, M., Saber, H. M. (2012). Exploring Bullwhip Effect using Simulation and Taguchi Experimental Design. International Journal of Logistics: Research and Applications, 15(4), 231-249. [Accepted: October 2012, Published: November 21, 2012, Submitted: April 4, 2012]
  • Hussain, M., Ajmal, M. M., Saber, H. M. (2012). Impact of Information Sharing on the Dynamic Response of Multi-echelon Supply Chains. International Journal of Information Technology & Computer Science, 5, 33-44. [Accepted: October 2012, Published: October (4th Quarter/Autumn) 21, 2012, Submitted: April 10, 2012]
  • Hussain, M., Ajmal, M. M., Saber, H. M. (2012). Relationship of Culture & Trust in International Project Environment. International Journal of Information Technology & Computer Science, 5, 13-32. [Accepted: October 2012, Published: October (4th Quarter/Autumn) 21, 2012, Submitted: April 10, 2012]
  • Saber, H. M., Dharmapala, S., Ghosh, J. (2007). Market and Merit Based Adjustment of Faculty Salaries. Asia-Pacific Journal of Operational Research, 24(1), 1-19.
  • Saber, H. M., Dharmapala, S. (2007). Resource Allocation within Academic Units: DEA and Goal Programming Approach with an Application to an Arabian Gulf University. Benchmarking: An International Journal, 14(2), 202-210.
  • Jayaraman, J., Bhatti, I., Saber, H., Towards Optimal Testing of a hypothesis based on dynamic technology transfer model, Applied Mathematics and Computation, Vol., 147, No.1, pp 115-129, 2004.
  • Saber, H., Gosh, J., Assigning Students to Academic Majors, The International Journal of Management Science (Omega), Vol. 29, pp513-523, 2001.
  • Muczyk, J., Saber, H., Gaining Competitive Advantage by Streamlining Bureaucracy: A Lesson for Developing Countries, Journal of Comparative International Management, Vol. 4, No.1, pp 53-69, 2001.
  • Saber, H., Ravindran, A., A Partitioning Gradient Based (PGB) Algorithm for solving Nonlinear Goal Programming Problems, The International Journal of Computers and Operations Research, Vol. 23, No. 2, pp 141 - 152, 1996.
  • Saber, H., Ravindran, A., Nonlinear Goal Programming Theory and Practice: A Survey, The International Journal of Computers and Operations Research, vol. 20, No. 3, pp 275-291, 1993.
  • Saber, H., Kapur, K., Total Quality Management in Higher Education Institutions, The Research Bulletin for The School of Industrial Engineering at the University of Oklahoma, No. 3, 1992.
  • Saber, H., Ravindran, A., A Partitioning Gradient Based Algorithm for Solving Nonlinear Goal Programming Problems, The International Journal of Computers and Industrial Engineering, Vol. 23, Nos 1-4, pp 291-294, 1992.

Peer-Reviewed Proceedings

  • Hussain, M., Saber, H., Impact of capacity constraints on the dynamics of two level supply chain”, presented at the International Conference on Logistics, Informatics, and Services Sciences Proceedings, Berkeley, California, USA, (http://icir.bjtu.edu.cn/liss2014), 2014
  • Khan, M., Saber, H., Information Sharing in a Sustainable Supply Chain”, presented in the 18th International Symposium on Inventories, Budapest, (http://www.isirsymposium2014.hu/), 2014.
  • Hossan, C., Parakandi, M., Saber, H. M. (December 2012). An Empirical Study on the UAE Business Student’s Entrepreneurial knowledge, Preferences and Perceived Barriers. Melbourne, Victoria: 7th Asian Business Research Conference.
  • Ajmal, M. M., Hussain, M., Saber, H. M. (August 2012). Relationship of Culture and Trust in International Project Environments: A Theoritical Study. Bangkok: ICHCEIMS 2012.
  • Hussain, M., Ajmal, M. M., Saber, H. M. (August 2012). Impact of Information Sharing on the Dynamic Response of Multi-echelon Supply Chains. Bangkok, Thailand: International Conference on Computer Science, Information System & Communication Technologies ( ICCSISCT. [Accepted: June 2012, Published: August 29, 2012, Submitted: April 10, 2012]
  • Hossan, C., Parakandi, M., Saber, H. M. (June 2012). An empirical study on the entrepreneurial knowledge, preferences and perceived barriers among the UAE business school students. Abu Dhabi: THE FIRST ABU DHABI UNIVERSITY ANNUAL RESEARCH CONFERENCE.
  • Hossan, C., Parakandi, M., Saber, H. M. (May 2012). The Future Women Entrepreneur: An Empirical Study on the UAE Business School Students. Istanbul,: The EBES 2012 Conference.

Peer-Reviewed Paper Presentation

  • Zebal, M. A. (Author), Saber, H. M. (Author), 10th AGBA Global Conference 2013, "Exploring Islamic Market Orientation - A Qualitative Approach," Thailand. (June 16, 2013).
  • Zebal, M. A. (Author & Presenter), Saber, H. M. (Author), 2nd Abu Dhabi University Annual Research Conference, "Antecedents and Consequences of Islamic Market Orientation," Abu Dhabi University, Abu Dhabi Campus. (April 24, 2013).

Consultancy & Industry Experience

  • Designing an Interactive Optimization Model for Tolerance Allocation & Analysis Interfaced with a Practical Decision Support System, Joint project at the University of Oklahoma, sponsored by NASA, (1990 - 1991).
  • Resource Allocation within Academic Units, supported through Sultan Qaboos University (2000-2001).
  • Technology Transfer Strategies for Developing Countries, Joint grant project supported through Sultan Qaboos University (2001-2002).
  • Government Venture Support and Emirate Female Graduates’ Preferences for Entrepreneurship, Joint grant Project sponsored at Abu Dhabi University, 2012 - 2013

 

Membership of Professional Societies

  • The Institute of Operations Research and Management Science (INFORMS).