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Dr Murad Ali

Assistant Professor

Department: Newcastle Business School

Dr. Murad Ali is an Assistant Professor (Senior Lecturer) at the Department of Leadership and Human Resource Management at Northumbria University's Newcastle Business School (NBS). He is currently the Programme Leader of MSc Global Human Resource Management and teaches modules related to HRM/OB. With extensive experience in teaching, training, academic and business research, and consultancy across Asia and the Middle East, he brings a diverse skill set to his work.

His primary research interest lies in advancing research methods to deepen our understanding of HRM, OB, knowledge management, and innovation. He adopts an interdisciplinary approach and has published in top-tier journals recognized by academic rankings (FT50, CABS4, CNRS), such as Human Resource Management Journal, Journal of Business EthicsJournal of Business Research, Industrial Marketing Management, Technovation, Business Strategy and the Environment, Technological Forecasting and Social Change, Journal of Knowledge Management, Corporate Social Responsibility & Environmental Management, Journal of Cleaner Production, Business Process Management Journal, Baltic Journal of Management, Journal of East-West Business, Journal of Innovation and Knowledge, and International Entrepreneurship and Management Journal, among others. He has been an editorial board member of Journal of Business Research.

He is principal investigator and co-investigator in various funded research projects. He is a member of several professional organisations including Academy of Management, and British Academy of Management. He believes in conducting innovative and evidence-based research for the benefit of the society, scholarly, and practice communities. 

He is open to supervise Ph.D dissertations and welcomes inquiries from prospective doctoral candidates interested to work in his area of expertise. Please share your statement of interests and CV.

Murad Ali

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • Career satisfaction in the public sector: Implications for a more sustainable and socially responsible human resource management, Latan, H., Chiappetta Jabbour, C., Lopes de Sousa Jabbour, A., Ali, M., Pereira, V. 1 Nov 2022, In: Human Resource Management Journal
  • Crossing the Red Line? Empirical Evidence and Useful Recommendations on Questionable Research Practices among Business Scholars, Latan, H., Chiappetta Jabbour, C., Lopes de Sousa Jabbour, A., Ali, M. 1 May 2023, In: Journal of Business Ethics
  • What Makes You a Whistleblower? A Multi-Country Field Study on the Determinants of the Intention to Report Wrongdoing, Latan, H., Chiappetta Jabbour, C., Ali, M., Lopes de Sousa Jabbour, A., Vo-Thanh, T. 1 Mar 2023, In: Journal of Business Ethics
  • Green means long life - green competencies for corporate sustainability performance: A moderated mediation model of green organizational culture and top management support, Ali, M., Malik, M., Yaqub, M., Chiappetta Jabbour, C., Lopes de Sousa Jabbour, A., Latan, H. 15 Nov 2023, In: Journal of Cleaner Production
  • Strategic foresight and business model innovation: The sequential mediating role of sensemaking and learning, Moqaddamerad, S., Ali, M. 1 Mar 2024, In: Technological Forecasting and Social Change
  • The differential effects of potential and realized absorptive capacity on imitation and innovation strategies, and its impact on sustained competitive advantage, Algarni, M., Ali, M., Leal-Rodríguez, A., Albort-Morant, G. 1 Mar 2023, In: Journal of Business Research
  • The neglected role of knowledge assets interplay in the pursuit of organisational ambidexterity, Ali, M., Shujahat, M., Ali, Z., Kianto, A., Wang, M., Bontis, N. 1 Jun 2022, In: Technovation
  • Imitation or innovation: To what extent do explorative and exploitative learning foster imitation and innovation strategies for sustained competitive advantage?, Ali, M. 1 Apr 2021, In: Technological Forecasting and Social Change
  • Direct and configurational paths of absorptive capacity and organizational innovation to successful organizational performance, Ali, M., Seny Kan, K., Sarstedt, M. 1 Nov 2016, In: Journal of Business Research
  • The mediating role of an innovative culture in the relationship between absorptive capacity and technical and non-technical innovation, Ali, M., Park, K. 1 May 2016, In: Journal of Business Research

  • PhD February 21 2014
  • MBA December 12 2008
  • MBA March 25 2005
  • Fellow Higher Education Academy (FHEA)


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