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Dr Mahmoud Abdelrahman

Senior Lecturer

Department: Newcastle Business School

Dr Mahmoud Abdelrahman is a Senior Lecturer of information management and business analytics and The Director of Advanced Practice Programme. He completed his PhD in “Knowledge Management Systems” and his MSc. in “Information Systems, Organisations and Management” at Alliance Manchester Business School, The University of Manchester. Mahmoud is a consultant, an educator and scholar on the “User Acceptance views of New Technologies” and its applications in different businesses. Mahmoud has more than 20 years of academic experience including journals, book chapters and conference publications research projects, supervising and examining several PhD, DBA, MBA, MSc and UG projects. Mahmoud also engaged in teaching at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels, managerial training, consultation, and leading advanced practice programmes at different universities around the world in the UK, Germany, and the Middle East. Mahmoud also is a visiting academic and an external examiner at different universities in the UK, EU, a reviewer at different highly ranked journals, member of Association of Information Systems, Academy of Management and is a Fellow of UK Higher Education Academy.

Mahmoud Abdelrahman

Campus Address

CCE1 Room 242

PGR Supervision

  • Bruno Carpreau Acceptance and use of new technology in two-sided markets: the adoption of innovations in face-to-face retail payments Start Date: 01/10/2020
  • Sebastian Kapser User Acceptance of Autonomous Delivery Vehicles – An Empirical Study in Germany – Start Date: 01/10/2017 End Date: 04/03/2020
  • Nayef Alazemi The Factors that Influence Knowledge Management Practices in Academic Libraries Start Date: 01/10/2017
  • Fares Dahabreh Factors impacting the Successful Adoption of Artificial Intelligence in Public Sector Organizations in United Arab Emirates: Investigation and Analysis Study Start Date: 01/10/2019

Research Themes and Scholarly Interests

My principal research interests lie in the field of Technology Acceptance, Digital Business, Business Analytics, Knowledge Sharing, Information Management, Business Intelligence, Knowledge Management Systems, Decision Making and Business Technology. I investigated the impact of employing digital business & Business Analytics: knowledge management systems techniques to share knowledge and support decision making processes in multinational corporations. Moreover, I am interested and have created different models regarding investigating and exploring the acceptance & the use of Autonomous delivery vehicles (ADVs) and linking it with different areas like: Covid-19 and Pandemic times, Logistics and Last mile delivery.


  • Information Management PhD September 07 2015
  • Fellow (FHEA) Higher Education Academy (HEA) 2017

Key Publications

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • Autonomous delivery vehicles to fight the spread of Covid-19 – How do men and women differ in their acceptance?, Kapser, S., Abdelrahman, M., Bernecker, T. 24 Mar 2021, In: Transportation Research, Part A: Policy and Practice
  • Acceptance of Autonomous Delivery Vehicles for Last-Mile Delivery in Germany – Extending UTAUT2 with Risk Perceptions, Kapser, S., Abdelrahman, M. 1 Feb 2020, In: Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies
  • Strategic investment decision-making: A theoretical perspective, Elmassri, M., Abdelrahman, M., Elrazaz, T. 29 Oct 2020, In: Corporate Ownership and Control
  • Strategic Investment Decisions and Ownership Structure: an exploratory study in Egypt, Elmassri, M., Abdelrahman, M. 3 Sep 2020, In: Corporate Ownership and Control
  • An explorative Study of Knowledge Transfer Mechanism-Processes and Factors (Enablers and Barriers): Conceptual model, Masri, F., Abdelrahman, M. Jun 2019, Handbook of Research on Implementing Knowledge Management Strategy in the Public Sector, IGI Global
  • Factors Affect Knowledge Sharing by Using Knowledge Management Systems to Support Decision Making Processes, Abdelrahman, M. Jul 2019, AMCIS 2019 Proceedings, Atlanta, Association for Information Systems
  • Factors Influencing Knowledge Management Practices in Academic Libraries: A Developmental Paper, Alazemi, N., Abdelrahman, M., Skoumpopoulou, D. Apr 2019, Proceedings of the 24th UK Academy for Information Systems (UKAIS) International Conference, UK Academy for Information Systems

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