Dr. Hussein Ismail

Bio

Hussein Ismail is an assistant professor of management. He holds a PhD in Human Resource Management from the University of Manchester, and an MA in Strategic Management from the University of Nottingham. He has many years of teaching experience in HRM and strategy at both undergraduate and graduate levels. His priority has always been focused on delivering effective student learning and interesting classes. Hussein Ismail has also served as a business consultant and a media professional and is involved in the field of start-up advice. His research interests are focused around human resource management, entrepreneurship, and organizational psychology.

Teaching Interests

  • Corporate Strategy and CSR
  • Strategic Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Small Business Management
  • Venture Growth Strategy of Entrepreneurship
  • Organizational Behavior
  • International Management
  • Multinational Corporation
  • Project Management
  • International Business
  • Cross-Cultural Management

Research Interests

  • HRM
  • Entrepreneurship Strategy
  • Organizational Psychology

Conferences 

“Employees Business Ethics: The Case of Lebanon.” - PRME Conference, USEK University, Kaslik, Lebanon  (2012) 

 “Training, commitment, and turnover: What is the relationship?” Riverside University, California (2015)

Selected Publications

Articles in Refereed Journals:

Ismail, H. (in press). Training and Turnover: The Mediating Role of Commitment. Australian Bulletin of Labour

Ismail, H. & Gali, N. (in press). Relationships among performance appraisal satisfaction, work-family conflict, and job stress. Journal of Management & Organization.

Ismail, H. (2016). Training and organizational commitment: exploring the moderating role of goal orientation in the Lebanese contextHuman Resource Development International, 19(2), 152-177. 

Ismail, H. (2016). Preferences in Business and Corporate Strategies: The Role of Personal ValuesContemporary Management Research, 12(1), 25-46. 

Ismail, H. (2015). Gender differences in personal values: A business perspective. International Journal of Commerce and Management, 25(4), 687-698. 

Rishani, M., Mallah, M., Houssami, S. & Ismail, H. (2015). Lebanese Perceptions of the Glass Ceiling. Equality, Diversity and Inclusion: An International Journal, 34(8), 678-691. 

Ismail, H. & Naccache, L. (2015). Experiencing human resource management policies in Lebanese Firms. Global Business Review, 16(6) 

Ismail, H. & Naccache, L. (2014). Extrinsic and intrinsic job factors: motivation and satisfaction in a developing Arab country – the case of Lebanon. Journal of Applied Management and Entrepreneurship, 19(1), 66-82. 

Ismail, H. & Karkoulian, S. (2013). Interviewers’ characteristics and post-hire attitudes and performanceContemporary Management Research, 9(4), 441-462. 

Ismail, H. & Naccache, L. (2013). Supervisors’ characteristics during orientation: development of a scale. The Business Review, Cambridge, 21(1).

Ismail, H. (2013). Exploring employee involvement in hotels in Lebanon: A case study. Journal of Management Policy and Practice, 14(2), 62-75. 

Ismail, H. (2012). Corporate performance: Identifying a control variable for HR – attitude studies. Journal of Organizational Psychology, 12(1), 69-78. 

In Refereed Conferences:

Ismail, H. (2011, July). Employee Involvement in the Middle East. Paper presented at University of Cambridge Research Meeting, Cambridge, UK.