Dr. Salem AlAbri

Title:Assistant Professor, Head of the Department
Room #:1806
Ext. #:1011


Fields of Interest:

Human Resource Management, Organizational Behavior, Leadership, Cross-Cultural Management


PhD in Management, The Australian National University, Australia, 2010
MSc in Organization Development, USA, 2002
BSc in Management, Oman, 2000
Dr. Salem AlAbri is an Assistant Professor of Management. Salem earned his PhD from the Australian National University, Australia. Prior to joining academia, he worked in the HRM field in the oil and gas industry. Salem has over ten years of teaching, research, training, and consulting experience. He has taught a wide range of courses at both the undergraduate level as well as the postgraduate level. His research interests cover various aspects of human resource management and organizational behavior. Specifically, he has conducted research on the interplay of culture and leadership in Middle Eastern context. He has presented in a number of international conferences including the Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management.

Selected Publications:

  • Bachkirov, A., & AlAbri, S. (2016). Islamic values and negotiator behavior. International Journal of Islamic and Middle Eastern Finance and Management, 9(3) 333 – 345.
  • Bachkirov, A. A. and AlAbri, S. How Islamic values shape negotiator’s behavior: Empirical evidence from Oman. The International Conference on Organization and Management (ICOM) 2015, Abu-Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
  • Rajasekar, J., AlAbri, S., & Tabouk, Y.S. (2013). Visionary Leadership in the Arab World: Its nature and outcomes in the Omani workplace. In: Rajasekar, J. and Beh, L. (Ed.). Culture and Gender in Leadership: Perspectives from the Middle East and Asia. Palgrave Macmillan, United Kingdom. ISBN: 9781137311566
  • AlAbri, S., & Chen, Z. X. Directive leadership and work outcomes: A mediated-moderated model. Paper presented at The European Congress of Psychology 2011, Istanbul, Turkey.
  • AlAbri, S., & Chen, Z. X. An examination of psychological ownership as a mediator between delegation and work outcomes. Paper presented at The Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management 2010, Montreal, Canada.