Dr. Amine Abi Aad

Dr. Amine Abi Aad is an assistant professor of management. He holds a PhD in Management from the University of Alabama, an MBA and a BE in Industrial Engineering. He has been a member of the Academy of Management since 2010 and of the Southern Management Association since 2011. He is an official Affiliate with the Microeconomics of Competitiveness Network, under the leadership of Professor Michael Porter, in the Institute of Strategy and Competitiveness at Harvard Business School. 

Professional Memberships

  • Academy of International Business (AIB)
  • Academy of Management (AoM)
  • Strategic Management Society (SMS)
  • European Academy of Management (EURAM).

Teaching Interests

  • Strategic Planning and Policy Formulation
  • Management Theory
  • Leadership, Ethics and Team Management
  • Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Research Interests

  • Emerging Markets
  • Institutional Economics
  • Informal Economy
  • International Business

Selected Publications

Articles in Refereed Journals:

Ramsey, J. R., Barakat, L., & Abi Aad, A. (2014). Commitment to the study of International Business and Cultural Intelligence: A Multilevel Model. Journal of Teaching in International Business, 25 (4), 267. 

In Refereed Conferences:

Lorenz, M., Ramsey, J., Abi Aad, A., & Maalouf, J. (August, 2018). Self-Initiated Expatriates’ International Opportunity Recognition in an Informal Economy Context. Accepted for Presentation at Academy of Management Annual Meeting (AoM) conference, Chicago, USA (August, 2018).

Abi Aad, A., Combs, J., & Maalouf, J. (June 2018). How Do Business Managers in Emerging Markets Decide Between Formal and Informal Economy? Accepted for Presentation at European Academy of Management (EURAM) conference, Iceland (June, 2018).

Lorenz, M., Franke, G., Ramsey, J., Clampit, J., Maalouf, J., Abi Aad, A., & Barakat, L. (July, 2017). The Cultural Intelligence Scale: Level of Analysis, Aggregations, and Misspecifications.  Accepted for Presentation at the Academy of International Business, Dubai, UAE (July, 2017).

Ramsey, J.R., Barakat, L., Abi Aad, A. (2013, July). Commitment to the Study of International Business and Cultural Intelligence: A Multilevel Model. Paper presented at the Academy of International Business, Istanbul, Turkey.`

Ramsey, J.R., Barakat, L., Abi Aad, A., Drummond, V. (2012, October). Emergence of Cultural Intelligence and Global Mindset Capital: A Multilevel Model. Paper presented at the 10th Workshop of International Strategy and Cross Cultural Management, Reykjavik, Iceland.

Ramsey, J.R. & Abi Aad, A. (2012, October). Cultural Intelligence and Global Mindset: Similarities, Differences and an Application within the Entrepreneurial Context. Paper presented at the Southern Management Association, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, USA.

Ramsey, J.R., Abi Aad, A. & Barakat, L. (2012, July). Emergence of Cultural Intelligence and Global Mindset Capital: A Multilevel Model. Paper presented at the Academy of International Business, Washington DC, USA.