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Dr. Khamis Al Gharbi

Title:Assistant Professor
Room #:2046
Email:algharbi@squ.edu.om
Ext. #:2947

Fields of Interest:

IT/IS Project Management - E-business/ E-commerce and SME - IT/IS Outsourcing - Knowledge Management - E-government

Education:

B.Sc. Economics (University of Miami, USA)
M.Sc, Data Processing (Florida Institute of Technology, USA)
Ph.D. Information Systems (Demontfort University, UK)
Khamis Al-Gharbi is an Assistant Professor of Information Systems and Assistant Dean for Undergraduate Studies at the College of Economics and Political Science. He worked in various positions at SQU, including Computer Center Deputy Director , and Administrative Director. He involved/ participated in many IT projects at SQU such as the Internet implementation, Library System replacement, Human Resource System replacement, Hospital Information System replacement and Student Information Systems. His research focuses on E-business/ E-commerce and SMEs, IT/IS Outsourcing, ICT and Omani Private Sector Organizations and IT/IS Project Management. He obtained a Ph.D in Information Systems from De Montfort University(UK), a Master degree from Florida Institute of Technology(USA) and, a Bachelor's degree from University of Miami(USA). Dr. Al-Gharbi has published over 30 research papers in national and international journals and conference proceedings.

Selected Publications:

  • Al-Gharbi, Khamis, Said M. Gattoufi, Ali Hamad Al-Badi, and Ali Al-Hashmi. (2014) "Al-Shifa Healthcare Information System in Oman: A Debatable Implementation Success." The Electronic Journal of Information Systems in Developing Countries 66 (2014).
  • Al-Gharbi, K. ; Gattoufi, S. ; Al-Badi, A. ; Al-Hashmi, A. (2014), 'A Case Study of Al-Shifa: A Healthcare Information System in Oman', World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology, International Science Index 92, International Journal of Social, Management, Economics and Business Engineering, 8(8), 2405 - 2410.
  • Al-Thuhli, B. ; Al-Badi, A. ; Al-Gharbi, K. (2014). Managing IT Departments in Higher Education Institutes: Coping with the Exponentially Growing Needs and Expectations', World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology, International Science Index 92, International Journal of Social, Management, Economics and Business Engineering, Vol.8, No.8, pp.2540 - 2548
  • Ashrafi, R., Sharma, S. K., Al-Badi, A. H., & Al-Gharbi, K. (2014). Achieving Business Success Through ICT Adoption by Smes in Oman. Middle-East Journal of Scientific Research, 22(1), 138-146.
  • Al-Thuhli, B. ; Al-Badi, A. ; Al-Gharbi, K. (2014), 'Managing IT Departments in Higher Education Institutes: Coping with the Exponentially Growing Needs and Expectations', World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology, International Science Index 92, International Journal of Social, Management, Economics and Business Engineering, 8(8), 2540 - 2548.