Shabaya

Dr.Ali Abu-Rahma

Associate Dean & Assistant Professor of Management

Tel #: +97137090750

Email: ali.aburahma@adu.ac.ae

Educational Background


Doctor of Business Administration in Strategic Management. United States International University, San Diego - California U.S.A.

Mini Bio

Dr. Ali Abu-Rahma is the Associate Dean for the College of Business Administration at Abu Dhabi University. He has held positions at Alliant and United States International University for 22 years where his last position was the Associate Dean for the College of Business. Dr. Abu-Rahmahas served as a project analyst for the Housing Bank in Amman, Jordan in conjunction with the World Bank.

Dr. Abu-Rahma received his Doctor of Business Administration degreeform United States International University and specialized in Strategic Management under the supervision of Distinguished Professor Igor Ansoff who is internationally renowned as the "father of Strategic Management". He is currently the President of the Ansoff Strategic Management Institute.

Dr. Ali Abu-Rahmahas also received certificates from the Economic Development Institute of the World Bank and from the University of Pennsylvania. He was awarded the Best Paper Awards in 1999 and 2008 from the Academy of International Business –Midwest.

Areas of Competence

  • Strategic Management

 

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

  • Strategic ManagementAssociate Dean, College of Business Administration, Al Ain. Abu Dhabi University 2010 - Now

 

Research & Scholarly activities

  • Abu Rahma, A. M., Abu-Rahma, K. (2013). An Ideal Islamic Educational Institution: A Conceptual Model. International Journal of Education and Research, 1(9). http://http://www.ijern.com/journal/September-2013/40.pdf
  • Abu Rahma, A. M., Abu-Rahma, K. (2012). Corporatism: The Islamic Model. Purushartha - A Journal of Management, Ethics, and Spirituality, 5(1).
  • Abu Rahma, A. M., Nakos, G. International Market Orientation And Performance Of Small And Medium-Size Enterprises: The Mediating Role Of Alliances. Florida:AIB-SE 2012 Southeast USA Conference.
  • Abu Rahma, A. M. (2012). The Geography of Business: How Politics Influence International Business (vol. March 2012). Chicago, IL:MBAA International. http://www.mbaainternational.org
  • Abu Rahma, A. M., Abu-Rahma, K. (2012). Corporatism: The Islamic Model. Varanasi:ICOn International.
  • Abu Rahma, A. M. (2008). Strategic Change and the Privatization Process of State-Owned Enterprise in Thailand: Platform Building and Action Sequence. Chicago:Midwest Academy of International Business.
  • Abu Rahma, A. M. (2007). International Product Adoption Process for Electronic Services:Characteristics of British Adopters of Online banking. Chicago:Academy of International Business: Midwest Annual Meeting.
  • Abu Rahma, A. M. (2007). The Strategic Approach to Privatization of State-Owned Enterprise in Thailand: A Research Proposal. Chicago:Academy of International Business: Midwest Annual Meeting.
  • Abu Rahma, A. M. (2006). The Relationship Between Ethics-Socia; Responsibility and Outsourcing. Clearwater:Academy of International Business: Southwest Annual Meeting.
  • Abu Rahma, A. M. (2006). Outsourcing Revisited: A Conceptual Review of Outsourcing Dimensions. Chicago:Midwest Academy of International Business: Annual Meeting.
  • Abu Rahma, A. M. (2005). The Relationship between Strategic Behavior and National Culture: The Case of Banking Industry in Jordan. Competitive Review: An International Business Journal, 15(2).
  • Abu Rahma, A. M. (2004). Multinationality and Performance: What is the best strategy for SME's?. Knoxville:Academy of International Business: Southeast Annual Meeting.
  • Abu Rahma, A. M. (2004). Measuring and Assessing Intercultural Sensitivity. San Diego:The 10th Annual National Diversity Conference.
  • Abu Rahma, A. M. (2003). Transnational Soceital Strategy: An Exploratory Model for the Societal Environment of International Management. International Conference on Business Economics, Management and Marketing..Athens Institute for Education and Research.
  • Abu Rahma, A. M. (1999). The Relationship between Strategic Behaviour and Nationa Culture: The Case of the Banking Industry in Jordan. Charleston:Academy of International Business : 1999 Annual Meeting.
  • Abu Rahma, A. M. (1999). The Relationship betweenStrategic Management Orientationa and Arab Culture: A Conceptual Proposal for Research in Jordan. Chicago:Midwest Academy of International Business.
  • Abu Rahma, A. M. (1998). The Relationship Between International Business Education and International Student. Dallas:Academy of International Business; Southwest Regional Meeting.
  • Abu Rahma, A. M. (1997). Internationalization of Greek Firms: The Importance of Cultural and Geographic Proximity. Atlanta:Academy of Internatinal Business: Southeast Annual Meeting.
  • Abu Rahma, A. M. (1997). The Relationship of International Societal Strategy and Performance. New Orleans:Academy of International Business: Southwest Regional Meeting.
  • Abu Rahma, A. M. (1996). Exporting Business Education: The Case of Homogeneous versus Nonhomogeneous Student Body. New Orleans:International Management Development Association.
  • Abu Rahma, A. M. (1996). The Transition from Command to Market Economies: The Promise of the 21st Century. San Diego:Academy of International Business: Western Regional Meeting.

Research Publications

Peer-Reviewed Journals

  • Abu Rahma, A. M., Abu-Rahma, K. (2013). An Ideal Islamic Educational Institution: A Conceptual Model. International Journal of Education and Research, 1(9). http://www.ijern.com/journal/September-2013/40.pdf
  • Abu Rahma, A. M., Abu-Rahma, K. (2012). Corporatism: The Islamic Model. Purushartha - A Journal of Management, Ethics, and Spirituality, 5(1).

Book Chapters

  • Abu Rahma, A. M., Dil, A. (April (2nd Quarter/Spring) 2008). Intercultural Education: Reminiscences of U.S. International University (pp. Chapter 21, pages 159-164). San Diego: Intercultural Forum.

Peer-Reviewed Proceedings

  • Abu Rahma, A. M., Nakos, G. (in press). International Market Orientation And Performance Of Small And Medium-Size Enterprises: The Mediating Role Of Alliances. Florida: AIB-SE 2012 Southeast USA Conference
  • Abu Rahma, A. M. (March 2012). The Geography of Business: How Politics Influence International Business (vol. March 2012). Chicago, IL: MBAA International. www.mbaainternational.org
  • Abu Rahma, A. M., Abu-Rahma, K. (February 2012). Corporatism: The Islamic Model. Varanasi: ICOn International.
  • Abu Rahma, A. M. (April (2nd Quarter/Spring) 2008). Strategic Change and the Privatization Process of State-Owned Enterprise in Thailand: Platform Building and Action Sequence. Chicago: Midwest Academy of International Business.
  • Abu Rahma, A. M. (March 2007). International Product Adoption Process for Electronic Services:Characteristics of British Adopters of Online banking. Chicago: Academy of International Business: Midwest Annual Meeting.

Other Intellectual Contributions

  • Abu Rahma, A. M. (April (2nd Quarter/Spring) 2009). "Contingent Leadership" Leadership Excellence. San Diego: US News & World.

Membership of Professional Societies

  • Academy of Management
  • Academy of International Business