Dr. Alexandre A. Bachkirov

Title:Assistant Professor
Room #:1035
Ext. #:1847

Fields of Interest:

Managerial Decision Making - Negotiation - Cross-cultural Management - Emotions in Organizations


Ph.D. in Management, Leeds University, U.K., 2008
M.A. in Export Management (Distinction), Bournemouth University, U.K., 1997
B.A. in Spanish and English (First Class Honors), Minsk State Linguistic University, Belarus, 1986
Alexandre Bachkirov has been a faculty member of the Management Department since 2011. Prior to taking up the appointment at the Sultan Qaboos University, he held a number of academic posts internationally, including the University of New York in Tirana, Albania, and the University of Fortaleza, Brazil. He presented his work at several international meetings including 21st conference on Subjective Probability, Utility and Decision Making in Warsaw, Poland and 28th annual conference of the Society for Judgment and Decision Making in Long Beach, CA, USA. His wide-ranging academic expertise in management is complemented by first-hand experience in the industry: before joining the academe, Dr. Bachkirov provided export consulting, negotiation, and cross-cultural enhancement support for small and medium-sized enterprises in England. As an academic, Dr. Bachkirov has an overarching goal of contributing to research capability building in the Sultanate of Oman through his lectureship, research, consultancy, and community service.

Selected Publications:

  • Bachkirov, A. (2013). Organizational Leadership Decision Making in Asia: The Chinese dimension. In Rajasekar, J., & Beh, L. (Eds.) Culture and Gender in Leadership: Perspectives from the Middle East and Asia. Palgrave Macmillan, UK
  • Bachkirov, A. A. & Maule, A. J. “The impact of distinct emotions on multiattribute decision making: A process tracing investigation of the appraisal-tendency and valence-based approaches”, Subjective Probability, Utility, and Decision Making (SPUDM), 21st bi-annual conference, 19-23rd August 2007, Warsaw, Poland.
  • Bachkirov, A. A. & Maule, A. J. “Back to valence: Process-tracing evidence that hedonic tone, not certainty appraisal, drives the effect of emotion on decision making”, 28th annual conference of the Society for Judgment and Decision Making (SJDM), 17-19th November 2007, Long Beach, CA, USA.