Dr. Jamal Maalouf


Jamal Maalouf has joined the school as an assistant professor in the Department of Management Studies, starting Fall 2014. She has earned her PhD in Strategic Management and Entrepreneurship from the University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, where she also has teaching experience. In addition, she holds an MBA and a Bachelor of Engineering in Computer Engineering from LAU, and had completed both degrees with high distinction.  

She has been a member of the Academy of Management since 2010, of the Southern Management Association since 2011 and of the Mid-south Research Consortium from 2011 till 2014.

Teaching Interests

  • Strategic Management
  • Global Strategy 
  • Policy Formulation
  • Project Management
  • Managing Multinational Corporations
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Leadership
  • Management Theory

Research Interests

  • Micro-foundations of Strategic Management 
  • Organizational Routines
  • Franchising
  • Strategic Alliances
  • Entrepreneurial Orientation
  • Innovation
  • Leadership


Perryman, A. A., Gillis, B., Maalouf, J. T. & Combs, J. G. (2013). When to Replicate or Adapt Organizational Routines: The Case of Franchising. In Academy of Management Proceedings (2013, No. 1, p. 15866). Academy of Management Annual Conference (AOM), Orlando, Florida.

Marino, L., Strandholm, K, Dickson, P., Maalouf, J. and Drnevich, P. (2011). Strategic Alliance Portfolio Flexibility and Satisfaction with Alliance Usage in Small and Medium Enterprises. Paper presented at Academy of Management Annual Conference (AOM), San Antonio, Texas.