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Dr Tamer Koburtay

Assistant Professor

Department: Newcastle Business School

Dr. Tamer Koburtay is an Assistant Professor of leadership and behavioural studies at Newcastle Business School in Northumbria University. He relocated to Northumbria  University after spending four years at Petra University in Jordan, Amman and Qatar University in Qatar, Doha. Tamer completed his PhD in the University of Huddersfield-UK and obtained a Postgraduate Certificate in Research Methods from the same university. He has a Fellowship in the Higher Education Advance – UK. His research addresses issues related to gender practices, leadership, religion, culture and workers’ psychological well-being. Tamer published several research in highly ranked journals such as Journal of Business Ethics, International Journal of Hospitality Management, Journal of Sustainable Tourism, European Business Review, Personnel Review, International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behavior & Research and many others and also participated in world-class conferences including AOM, EURAM, SWAM and others. Tamer also serves as a reviewer in journals such as Journal of Sustainable Tourism, Stress and Health, Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, European Business Review, Current Psychology, Current Issues in Tourism and Human Resource Development Review. Currently, Tamer serves as a SIG officer in gander, race, and diversity in organisations track in the European Academy of Management.

Tamer Koburtay

Organisational Behaviour


Spirituality and Religion



  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • Theorizing the notion of well-being in Islam: An update of Ryff’s theory of eudaimonic psychological well-being, Koburtay, T., Syed, J., Alsalhi, N. 1 Jul 2022, In: Journal of Community Psychology
  • Women Leadership, Culture, and Islam: Female Voices from Jordan, Koburtay, T., Abuhussein, T., Sidani, Y. 28 Feb 2022, In: Journal of Business Ethics

  • PhD June 30 2017
  • Research Methods PGCert October 31 2015
  • Business and Administration MBA June 12 2014

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