ahlam-al-zoubi

Visiting Faculty
(Full Time)

Overview

  • Ass. Prof.Dr.Ahlam Mohammed Alzoubi holds PhD in business management from American university of Cyprus in 2017, her Doctoral dissertation titled “A Structural Equation Model Examining the Direct and Moderated Relationships between Generic Strategy and Performance in Higher Educational Institutions “ This thesis is the first of its kind to study the structural relationship between the predominant generic strategy adopted by educational institutions and their impact on overall and dimensional performance based on the balanced score card, accordingly; her thesis was awarded as the best thesis in the field of strategic business management in 2017; according to the ministry of higher education in Hashemite kingdom of Jordan. Prof.Alzoubi also holds MBA in E-business management from Ohio business school/ Mu’tah University.
  • At the age of 27, Prof.Alzoubi successfully completed all her higher educational levels with distinguished CGPA to be nominated as the youngest female PhD holder and successful educator in Jordan.
  • Currently, Prof.Alzoubi is preparing herself to start her post-doctorate project at university of Cyprus titled: “The impact of ICT projects development and implementation on performance in higher educational institutions in Cyprus: The Role of Strategic Planning”.
  • Prof. Alzoubi is the head of business and economics department at Akdeniz Karpaz University, Cyprus, along with her position as head of international relations presenting her institution particularly in MENA region.

 

Education

  • PhD Business management, American university of Cyprus, 2017
  • MBA e-business management, Ohio-Mu’tah University, 2014
  • BA Applied English, University of Jordan, Jordan, 2011
  • Quality assurance diploma, ministry of labor, Jordan,2019
  • HRM diploma, ministry of labor, Jordan,2019
  • Digital marketing and advertising diploma, ministry of labor Jordan, 2019
  • General Translation diploma, Talal Abu Ghazaleh corporation, 2009

Subject Taught/ Student Project Mentor

  • Strategic Management and Business Analysis
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Organizational Theory
  • Marketing management
  • Marketing research
  • Consumer behavior
  • Principles of management 1&2
  • Human resource management
  • International business management
  • Macro and Micro economics
  • Research methods

Academic Experience

  • Visiting professor (23 August,2018 - Present)
    S P Jain school of Global Management- Dubai Campus, Academic city.
  • Head of Department (September, 2017)
    Department of Business Management, Faculty of Business and Economics, Akdeniz Karpaz University, Cyprus.
  • Head of international relations department (February, 2016)
    Akdeniz Karpaz University, Cyprus
  • Research Assistant (February, 2016- Present)
    Centre for Management Research, Faculty of Business and Economics, The American University, Cyprus.
  • Assistant Professor of Management (July, 2017- Present)
    Department of Management, Faculty of Business and Economics, The American University, Cyprus.
  • Senior Lecturer (September,2014 - July, 2016)
    Department of Management, Faculty of Business and Economics, Akdeniz Karpaz University, Cyprus.
  • Lecturer & Teaching Assistant (February 2012- January 2014)
    Department of Management, Faculty of Business and Economics, Mu’tah University; Jordan

Research Interests

  • Competitive strategy
  • Organizational behavior
  • competitive dynamics
  • Marketing Management
  • Brand Management
  • Strategic Management
  • Consumer Behavior
  • ICT in higher education.

 

Conference presentations and publications

  • Al Zoubi, A. (2016). Brand Management and consumers cultural contradictions: International Journal of Scientific Research in Information Systems and Engineering Volume 2, issue 2, August – 2016. ISSN 2380-8128,
  • Al Zoubi, A. (2016). Are age and job satisfaction follow linear, quadratic model or else: International Journal of Scientific Research in Information Systems and Engineering Volume 2, Issue 1, April-2016. ISSN 2380-8128
  • Mohammad Alzoubi, Ahlam; Emeagwali, Okechukwu Lawrence, "Do generic strategies impact performance in higher educational institutions? A SEM-based investigation”, Business and Economic Horizons, Vol.12, Issue2, pp.42-52.
  • AlZoubi, A; Corporate aggression: A Comprehensive Review of Price War(2018), Annals of the American Academy of Social Science Under review.
  • AlZoubi, A; The impact of ICT projects development and implementation on performance in higher educational institutions in Cyprus: The Role Of Strategic Planning; (2018), Business and economics horizons. Under review.
  • Alzoubi, A; The effect of HR leadership style: Traditional or IT expert on organizational performance. Meta-Analysis case study; (2018), Business and economics horizons. Under review.

Media Exposure

Memberships

  • Member of Postgraduate Research Review Committee (2015-Present) Department of Management, Faculty of Business and Economics, The American University, Cyprus.
  • Member of Undergraduate Curriculum Design Committee (2016-Present) Department of Management, Faculty of Business and Economics, Akdeniz Karpaz University, Cyprus.
  • Member of the International Editorial Board of the International Journal of Scientific Research in Information Systems and Engineering (IJSRISE)
  • Member of the organizing committee of (ICOBM)
  • Member of the American Academic Research Society (AARESOC)
  • Writer and editor at Sawaleef newspaper/Jordan

 

Awards & recognition

  • Best doctoral thesis in 2017
  • Youngest female PhD holder and educator in Jordan