Dr. Grace Dagher


Grace Dagher is an Associate Professor of Management at Adnan Kassar School of Business. She holds a PhD in Business Administration from the University of Texas-Pan America, an MBA from the Lebanese American University and a BA in the same discipline from Middle East University. Her research interests focus on topics such as employee engagement, emotional intelligence and cross-cultural adjustment.

Teaching Interests

  • International Human Resource Management
  • International Management
  • Cross-cultural Management
  • International Organizational Behavior
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Human Resource Management
  • Managing Multinational Corporations

Research Interests

  • Employee Engagement
  • Proactive Personality
  • Cultural Intelligence
  • Personality
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Career Commitment
  • Self-efficacy
  • Stress
  • Gender & Diversity
  • Deviant Behaviors
  • Cross-cultural Studies & Cross-cultural Adjustment
  • Expatriates

Executive Training

Presented at the “Research and Teaching Collaborations with Colleagues in Underrepresented Nations” workshop session at the Academy of Management conference in Boston, on August 4, 2012.

Consulting Activities

1999-2000 Research Assistant-Tourism Industry in Lebanon Sponsored by USAID.

Selected Publications

Articles in Refereed Journals:

Dagher, G. K., Chapa, O & Junaid, N. (2015). The historical evolution of employee engagement and self-efficacy constructs.  Journal of Management History, 21(2), 232 – 256.

Dagher, G. K., Itani, O.S & Kassar, A. (2015). The Impact of Environment Concern and Attitude on Green Purchasing Behavior: Gender as the Moderator. Contemporary Management Research11(2), 179-206

Dagher, G. K, & Itani, O.S (2014). Factors influencing green purchasing behaviour: Empirical evidence from the Lebanese consumers”. Journal of Consumer Behaviour, 13(3), 188-195.