Dr. Adil Al Busaidi

Title:Assistant Professor
Room #:G8
Ext. #:2988

Fields of Interest:

Psychometric Analysis; Structural Equation Modeling; Measurement Invariance Testing; Social Network Analysis; Organizational Communication, Conflict, Dissent; Change Management


PhD in Organizational Communication and Quantitative Methods, Ohio University, USA, 2014
MA in Organizational Communication, Ohio University, USA, 2012
MA in Communication Studies, New Mexico State University, USA, 2007
BSc in Information Systems, Sultan Qaboos University, Oman, 2004
Dr. Adil Al-Busaidi received his PhD from Ohio University in 2014. Dr. Adil worked as a computer network engineer prior joining SQU. Along with his academic credentials and industrial experience, he received intensive executive and leadership training from well-established institutions in USA in areas such as Organizational Development (completed Global Organization Development Certificate Program at NTL, USA[a 3-year program]); Appreciative Inquiry (from Weatherhead School of Management, Case Western Reserve University, USA); Gestalt Coaching (from The Gestalt Institute of Cleveland, USA); Train the Trainer (from The Association for Talent Development, USA; and T-Group & Human Process (from NTL and Indian Society for Applied Behavioral Science)). Dr. Adil has national and international consulting experience in strategic planning, program evaluation, organizational development, organizational communication audit, and action research. He also received extensive training through summer camps by world-renowned scholars in statistics and quantitative psychology from Ohio University, and stats camps from the University of Kansas, and Texas Tech University (Institute for Measurement, Methodology, Analysis & Policy). Dr. Adil is a winner of Sharjah Award for best doctoral thesis in Administrative Science in the Arab World, 2016.

Selected Publications:

  • Hale, C., & Al-Busaidi, A. (2016). The paradox of organizational (muted)dissent. Paper submitted at the 32nd European Group for Organizational Studies(EGOS) Colloquium, Naples, Italy 7-9, 2016.
  • Al-Busaidi, A. (2015, November). Toward a Model of Organizational Muted Dissent. Paper presented at the 101st Annual Convention of National Communication Association, Las Vegas, NV.
  • Al-Busaidi, A., & Hale, C. (2015, November). Development and Validation of an Instrument to Measure Organizational Muted Dissent. Paper presented at the 101st Annual Convention of National Communication Association, Las Vegas, NV.
  • Shoham, M. D., Arora, A., & Al-Busaidi, A. (2013). Writing on the wall: An online “community” of YouTube patrons as communication network or cyber-graffiti? In Proceedings of the Forty-Fifth Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences. New Brunswick: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE).
  • Schmidt, S. M., Moideenkutty, U., & Al-Busaidi, A. (2013). Expatriate and Omani workplace relationships and individual performance. In Rajasekar, J., and Beh, L. (Eds) Culture and Gender in Leadership: Perspectives from the Middle East and Asia (pp. 228-250). Palgrave Macmillan.