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Dr Murad Ali

Senior Lecturer

Department: Newcastle Business School

Dr. Murad Ali joined the Newcastle Business School (NBS), Northumbria University as a Senior Lecturer in September 2021. Dr. Ali is teaching modules related to HRM/OB at the NBS. He previously served as Associate Professor at the King Abdulaziz University Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Dr. Ali has extensive experience in teaching, training, academic and business research, and consultancy in Asia and the Middle East.

His main research interest is in the advancement of research methods to further the understanding of HRM, OB, knowledge management and innovation. His approach is quite interdisciplinary and has published several articles in top-tier journals such as Journal of Business Research, Industrial Marketing Management, Technological Forecasting and Social Change, Journal of Knowledge Management, Corporate Social Responsibility & Environmental Management, Business Process Management Journal, Baltic Journal of Management, Journal of East-West Business, Journal of Innovation and Knowledge, Sustainability, and International Entrepreneurship and Management Journal, among others. He has been an editorial board member of Journal of Business Research and an associate editor of Asia-Pacific Journal of Business Administration.

He is principal investigator and co-investigator in various funded research projects. He is a member of the Academy of Management, the British Academy of Management, the Society for Human Resource Management, and Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development. Dr. Ali believes in conducting innovative and evidence-based research for the benefit of the society, scholarly, and practice communities. 

Murad Ali

Key Publications

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • Determinants of Financial Empowerment Among Women in Saudi Arabia, Ali, M., Ali, I., Badghish, S., Soomro, Y. 15 Oct 2021, In: Frontiers in Psychology
  • How do job insecurity and perceived well-being affect expatriate employees’ willingness to share or hide knowledge?, Ali, M., Ali, I., Albort-Morant, G., Leal-Rodríguez, A. 1 Mar 2021, In: International Entrepreneurship and Management Journal
  • Idiosyncratic job-design practices for cultivating personal knowledge management among knowledge workers in organizations, Shujahat, M., Wang, M., Ali, M., Bibi, A., Razzaq, S., Durst, S. 24 May 2021, In: Journal of Knowledge Management
  • Imitation or innovation: To what extent do explorative and exploitative learning foster imitation and innovation strategies for sustained competitive advantage?, Ali, M. 1 Apr 2021, In: Technological Forecasting and Social Change
  • Individual entrepreneurial orientation, value congruence, and individual outcomes: Does the institutional entrepreneurial environment matter?, Wang, L., Ali, M., Kim, H., Lee, S., Hernandez Perlines, F. 14 Jul 2021, In: Business Strategy and the Environment
  • How international SME's vicarious learning may improve their performance? The role of absorptive capacity, strength of ties with local SMEs, and their prior success experiences, Ali, I., Ali, M., Salam, M., Bhatti, Z., Arain, G., Burhan, M. Jul 2020, In: Industrial Marketing Management
  • The effect of poverty on street vending through sequential mediations of education, immigration, and unemployment, Al-Jundi, S., Ali, M., Latan, H., Al-Janabi, H. 1 Nov 2020, In: Sustainable Cities and Society
  • The moderating role of corporate reputation and employee-company identification on the work-related outcomes of job insecurity resulting from workforce localization policies, Ali, I., Ali, M., Grigore, G., Molesworth, M., Jin, Z. Sep 2020, In: Journal of Business Research
  • Knowledge management, organizational commitment and knowledge-worker performance The neglected role of knowledge management in the public sector, Razzaq, S., Shujahat, M., Hussain, S., Nawaz, F., Wang, M., Ali, M., Tehseen, S. 19 Aug 2019, In: Business Process Management Journal
  • The impact of knowledge management on knowledge worker productivity, Kianto, A., Shujahat, M., Hussain, S., Nawaz, F., Ali, M. 18 Mar 2019, In: Baltic Journal of Management


  • Business and Administration PhD February 21 2014
  • Information not provided British Academy of Management (BAM) 2021

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