CURRICULUM VITAE

 

I.          Contact Data :

 

            Name                              :        Dr. Salem Mater Al-Ghamdi

                                                            KFUPM Box #: 667

                                                            Dhahran 31261

                                                            Saudi Arabia

 

            Business Telephone #      :        00966- 3- 860-2130

            Cable                              :        AL-JAMAAH

            Telex                               :        801060 KFUPM SJ

            Fax                                 :        00966-3-860-2544

            E.Mail                             :        sghamdi@kfupm.edu.sa

 

II.         Personal Data:

 

            Sex                                 :        Male

            Date of  Birth                   :        July 07, 1959

            City of Birth                     :        Dhahran

            Country of Birth               :        Saudi Arabia

            Citizenship                       :        Saudi Arabia

            Marital Status                  :        Married

 

III.       Educational Data:

III.1      Academic History:

           

¨      Ph. D. From the Department of Management, Virginia Tech., Blacksbung, Virginia, USA (1988-1994).

Dissertation Title:       The Strategic Implementation of Acquistion: The Impact of Human Resource Factors on Acquired Firm Employees’ Perception about Acquisition Success under the Advisorship: Prof. Larry Alexander

 

¨      M.B.A. From the College of Industrial Management, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia (1983-1985).

 

¨      B.S. From the College of Industrial Management, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia (1977-1982).

 

III.2      Academic Experience:

 

¨      Member at Research Board of Advisor 1999, the American Biographical Institute.

 

¨      Chairman, Department of Management and Marketing, January 1997 – February 2001

 

¨      Assistant Dean of CIM, September 2004 – till now.

 

¨      Director, Master of Business Administration Program, January, 1997 – February 2001

           

¨      Associate Professor at Department of Management and Marketing, Since April 2000

 

¨      Lecturer at College of Industrial Management, 1986-1988.

 

¨      Assistant Professor at Department of Management & Marketing, 1994 – April 2000

III.3      Fellowships, Recognitions And Other Activities:

           

·        Sabbatical leave for one year 2002-2003 awarded by King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia.

 

·        Part Time Consultant for the Chamber of Commerce of Eastern Province (2004 – 2005).

 

·        Summer Coordinator for the college of industrial management during 2003-2004.

 

·        Chairing / Co chairing several sessions during the second conference of administrative science conference in KFUPM. Dhahran, April 19-21, 2004.

 

·        Member of the editorial board of Asian Management Case Journal since 2003.

 

·         Visiting Professor for three months at the International Islamic university of Malaysia, June – September, 2004

 

¨      Invited as a guest speaker in a panel on “Research in the Middle East” by the Academy of Management annual meeting, Washington, D.C. Aug., 4, 2001.

 

¨      Member in the Organizing Committee for Facing East/Facing West conference, June 2-3, 2000 by Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI, USA

 

¨      British Council Summer 2000 Research Fellow, The College of Business, University of Birmingham, UK

 

¨      British Council Summer 1996 Research Fellow, the Department of Management, University of Bradford, U.K.

 

¨      Organize & Coordinate a workshop named “Manufacturing Management & Technology” June 1997 in KFUPM, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia.

 

¨      College of Industrial Management Summer Coordinator, summer 1997.

 

¨      College of Industrial Management Summer Coordinator, 1999.

 

¨      Appointment in the Editorial Review Committee for 1997 in the Academy of Business Administration, U.S.A.

 

¨      Chairing a session on management for the conference on Administrative Sciences: new Horizons and Roles in Development, KFUPM, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, March 1998.

 

¨      Review for the following Journals/Associations:

1.      Arab Journal of Administrative Sciences.

2.      Public Administration Institute.

3.      Research Center for Islamic Economy.

4.      King Abdulaziz University Funded Research proposal Committee.

5.      King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals.

6.      King Saud University

 

¨      Nominated for “The Prestigious ABI Gold Record of Achievement for 1998.

 

¨      Nominated for the Man of the Year 1998 by ABI Inc.

 

¨      Nominated for “Who’s Who of the Year, 1999”.

 

¨      Nominated for the Prestigious Title “Five Hundred Leaders of Influence” by the Editorial Board of the American biographical Institute (Jan. 1998).

 

¨      Nominated for the International Cultural Diploma of honor by ABI Inc.

 

¨      Member, ABI’s Research Board of Advisors

 

¨      Part-time consultant for Institute of Banking. (October 1996 – October 1997) to design a Specialized Training Program for the Middle Managers in the Saudi Banking Industry.

 

¨      Part-Time consultant for Al-Thomairy General Hospital Management, 1999.

 

¨      Special assignment by H.E. The Rector to review the job discription of General Directors of KFUPM Administration.

 

¨      Special assignment by H.E. The Rector of King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals to review the organizational structure proposal for Al-Janaderia Festival 1997.

 

¨      Reviewer for member of highly reputable local & regional business periodicals.

 

¨      Academic Advisory Board Member for Hail Community College.

 

¨      Academic Advisory Board member for Hafr Al-Batin  Community College

 

¨      Member in The Organizing Committee for KFUPM Conference on Administrative Sciences: New Horizons & Roles in Development, 1998.

 

¨      Special assignment by H.E. The Rector of King Fahd University of  Petroleum and Minerals to review the organizational structure proposal for the KFUPM, Deanship of Student Affairs, 1998.

 

¨      Student Affair Award 1996, KFUPM, for College of Industrial Management Club Coordinator.

 

¨      Applied for the KFUPM Excellence in Research Award for the Academic Year 1998-99   

 

III.4      Current Specialization:

 

Strategic Management, Cross Cultural Management, Human Resources, Marketing Strategies, Organizational Development and Leadership.

 

III.5      Professional and Organizational Membership:

 

¨      Academy of Management, USA.

 

¨      The Saudi Management Association, S.A.

 

¨      The Saudi Economy Association, S.A.

 

III.6      Language proficiency:

Native Language                                               :           Arabic

Other Language                                                :           English

Computer Language and Software Systems       :           Lotus 1-2-3, Excel, Statistical Analysis

                                                                        System (SAS), SPSS, Micromatic, Policy Expert, and others

IV.       Employment History:

Present Employer                     :           King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals

                                                            Dhahran, Saudi Arabia.

 

Title & Dates of Employment    :           Graduate Assistant        (1982-85)

                                                            Lecturer                       (1985-1994)

                                                            Assistant Professor       (1994 - 2000)

                                                           Associate Professor      (since 2000)

 

Occupation                               :           Teaching, Research and consulting in addition to

Assistant Dean of College of Business

V.        Teaching Activities:

V.1      A List of Courses Taught At KFUPM:

(Please note that the scale used for the students’ evaluation of the proponent as an instructor is out of 5 upto term 951 then out of 10 after wards)

 

Sr. #

Course Title & No.                               

Semester/Year

No. of Sections

Enrollment

Evaluations

1.

Organization Theory & Design (MGT 520)

 

First 1994-95

 

1

 

8

 

4.648

2.

Principle of Marketing (MKT 301)

First 1994-95

1

17

4.715

3.

Business Policy (MGT 449)

Second 1994-95

1

23

4.475

4.

Business Policy (MGT 590)

Second 1994-95

1

15

4.443

5.

Principle of Management

(MGT 301)

Summer

1994-95

 

1

 

90

 

*

6.

Business Policy (MGT 449)

First 1995-96

1

17

4.446

7.

Organization Theory & Design (MGT 520)

First

1995-96

 

1

 

17

 

4.565

8.

Business Policy (MGT 449)

Second 1995-96

1

25

7.940

9.

Business Policy (MGT 590)

Second 1995-96

1

16

7.860

10.

Business Policy (MGT 449)

First 1996-97

1

29

6.800

11.

Organization Theory & Design (MGT 520)

First

1996-97

 

1

 

21

 

7.65

12.

Independent Research Reading (MGT 592)

First

1996-97

 

1

 

1

 

*

13.

Principle of Management

(MGT 301)

Summer

1996-97

 

1

 

53

 

*

14.

Organization Theory & Design (MGT 425)

Second

1997-98

 

1

 

23

 

7.430

15.

Independent Research Reading (MGT 592)

Second

1997-98

 

1

 

1

 

*

16.

MBA Business Policy  (MGT590)

Second

98-99

1

21

8.83

17.

MBA Organizational Theory & Design (MGT520)

Second

99-2000

1

25

8.94

·        No evaluation has been made.

·        Same courses are taught almost since then.

V.2      Teaching Effectiveness:

 

¨      On the average advising 30 undergraduate & graduate students each semester.

 

¨      Invite a number of guest speakers to Business Policy course at graduate level.

 

¨      Initiate requests for new textbooks or new editions of textbooks for Business Policy, Organization Theory & Design, and Organization Change & Development courses.

 

¨      Request my students always to read, summarize critique, and present in class articles, in the field of management, published in leading journals available at the KFUPM Main Library.

 

¨      Assign term projects in all management courses especially in Business Policy and request students to present their findings in class.

 

¨      At times, as needed, prepare handouts for students to facilitate the comprehension of the materials.

 

¨      Request students enrolled in Business Policy to make use of computer software to conduct spreadsheet calculations, "“what-if” scenarios, financial analysis, and competitive analysis.

V.3      Cooperative Program Reports:

 

M   -     Member in the co-op committee

A   -     Advisor to the co-op student

 

Sr.#

Student ID

Student Name

Year

Mamber/Advisor

1.       

883647

Al-Agili, Adel

941

A

2.       

860614

Al-Mandil, Meshal

942

A

3.       

883946

Al-Saleh, Umar

942

A

4.       

892971

Bu-Khamsin, Haitham

942

A

5.       

897931

Al-Safar, Ali

943

A

6.       

915174

Kauwani, Mazen

943

A

7.       

882504

Al-Subaie, Majed

951

A

8.       

910512

Khashogi, Wasim

952

A

9.       

883724

Al-Subaie, Abdallah

952

A

10.   

909028

Al-Shehri, Saleh Salem Abdallah

953

A

11.   

915174

Mazen, Karrani

961

A

12.   

902098

Al-Shammari, Muhammad

962

A

13.   

874931

Al-Shehri, Hassan

962

M

14.   

884083

Al-Dabbagh, Ihab Mohammad

931

M

15.   

885809

Linjawi, Ehab Yousef Muhammad

931

M

16.   

901095

Al-Malki, Abdallah Masleh Dakhil

953

M

17.   

902780

Al-Ghamdi, Yousef

943

M

18.   

904315

Al-Sogour, Zaagour

942

M

19.   

907806

Al-Baghdadi, Khaledi

952

M

20.   

910958

Ba-Daghaish, Khaled Umar Ahmad

953

M

21.   

913927

Ben-Baker, Hesham Saleh Abdallah

953

M

22.   

919053

Al-Bariyah, Abdullah

962

M

23.   

883946

Al-Saleh, Umar

972

M

 

 V.4     Participated in University Short Courses:

           

Sr.#

Short Course Title

Semester

Academic Year

1.       

Managing Conflict in Organization

Second

1994-1995

2.       

Middle Management

First

1994-1995

3.       

Conflict Management

First

1995-1996

4.       

Conflict Management

Second

1995-1996

5.       

Relationship Management

First

1996-1997

6.       

Planning and Management of Libraries

First

1996-1997

7.       

Developing Managerial Skills

First

1997-1998

8.       

Relationship Management

First

1997-1998

9.       

Management for Change in Libraries

First

1997-1998

10.   

Developing Managerial Skills

First

1998-99

11.   

Current Issues in Business Management

First

1999-2002

VI.       Research Activities:

VI.1     Published/Accepted papers in Refereed Journals

 

1.      At-Twaijri, M; Al-Ghamdi, S. & Luqmani, M., “Prioritization of Corporate Goals in Saudi Arabia: An Exploratory Investigation,” International Journal of Value-Based Management, Vol. 9, 259-270, 1996.

 

 

2.      At-Twaijri, M. and Al-Ghamdi, S., “Bases of Power, An Empirical Case Study in Saudi Arabia Cultural Dimension,” Cross Cultural Management: An International Journal, Vol. 4, No. 2, 1997.

 

3.      Al-Ghamdi, S., “ISO 9000 : Saudi Export Business Points of View,” International Journal of Technology Management, Vol. 16, Nos. 4/5/6, 1998.

 

4.      Al-Ghamdi, S., “Obstacles to Successful Implementation of Strategic Decisions,” European Business Review, Vol. 98, No. 6, Oct/Nov. 1998.

 

5.      Al-Ghamdi, S., “Customer Attitudes Towards Using Point of Sale Payment System in Saudi Arabia”, Middle East Business Review, Vol. 3, Nov. 3, 1999.

 

6.      Al-Ghamdi, S., “Success and Failure Factors In Saudi-American Negotiations: American Views,” International Negotiation: A Journal of Theory and Practice. 2000.

 

7.      Al-Ghamdi, S., "The use of strategic planning tools and techniques in Saudi Arabia: An empirical study" International Journal of Management, Vol. 22, No. 3, Sept. 2005.

 

8.      Al-Ghamdi, S. and Sohail, S."Sustaining Competitive advantage in the Global Petrochemical Industry: A Saudi Arabian Perspective", J. International Business and Entrepreneurship Development, 2007.

 

9.      Al-Ghamdi, S. et al. "How employees learn about Corporate Strategy: An Empirical Analysis of a Saudi Manufacturing Company", Journal of Management Studies, 2007.

 

10.  Al-Gahmdi, S. et. Al. "Measuring Consumer Satisfaction with Consumer Protection Agencies: Some Insights from Saudi Arabia", J. of Consumer Marketing. Vol. 26, Winter, 2007.

 

11.  Al-Gahmdi, S. " The impact of Globalization on Saudi Arabian Dairy Industry: A case study approach" J. for Global Business Advancement, 2007.

 

12.  Youssef, M.; Al-Ghamdi, S. and others; "Plant Location, ISO 9000 and Quality Management Practices" I. Journal of Quality and Reliability Management, Vol.23. No. 8, 2006.

 

 

VI. 2    Published Papers in Refereed Conference Proceedings

 

                VI.2.1     Refereed International Conferences

           

1.      Al-Ghamdi, S. and Alexander, L., “Human Resource Policies in Buyout Situations,” Academy of Business Administration National Conference, Miami, Florida, April 9-14, 1996. (taken from the dissertation).

 

2.      Al-Ghamdi, S. and M. Yousef, “An Assessment of the Impact of Company size on the Realized Benefits of ISO 9000 in Saudi Export Companies” Abstract, Decision Science Institute Conference, Nov. 99, U.S.A.

 

3.      Al-Ghamdi, S., "Saudi Petrochemicals Industry: A strategic Outlook" accepted for presentation in the International business and management research by the academy of business administration, Hawaii, USA, June 2004.

 

 

 

VI.2.2     Refereed Regional Conferences

 

1.      At-Twaijri, M & Salem Al-Ghamdi, “Technology : How do you initiated as a home-base” (in Arabic), submitted & published in the proceedings of the tenth annual meeting of Saudi Economy Association, Riyadh, 1417H.

 

2.      Al-Ghamdi, S. “ISO 9000: Saudi Export Businesses’ Points of View” for Presentation at First Gulf International Quality Conference, Bahrain, 10-12 April 2000.

 

3.      Al-Ghamdi, S., “Obstacles to Successful Implementation of Strategic Decisions”, Presented in Conference on Administrative Sciences: New Horizons and Roles in Development, March 16-18,” 1998, held by College of Industrial Management, KFUPM, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia.

 

4.      AlGhamdi, S., “How to Enhance Research Productivity and Publications”, presented in conference on Administrative Research & Publications, 3-4 April 2001, sponsored by Arab Administrative Development Organization in Muscat, Oman.

 

5.      AlGhamdi, S., “Administrative Development in government Sectors” will be presented in a symposium sponsored by Saudi Arabian Interior Ministry, Dammam, Shawaal, 1422.

 

6.      AlGhamdi, S., “Obstacles for Saudi employment in Travel and Tourism Sector in Saudi Arabia” accepted for presentation in the annual 14th conference of Saudi Economic Society, Riyadh, May 2002.

 

7.      AlGhamdi, S., & M. Al-Ghamdi”An Empirical Study of the attitudes of the Saudia employees about the prospects of its privatization” accepted for presentation in the second conference on Administrative Sciences by KFUPM, April, 2004.

 

 

 

 

 

 

VI.2.3     Publications in Refereed Conference Based on Abstracts

 

Al-Ghamdi, S. and At-Twaijri, M., “Saudia’s Potentiality to Compete Globally in the Airline Industry,” International Airline Industry Conference, Jeddah, Nov. 21-23, 1995.

 

VI.2.4     Invited Papers/ Speeches

 

1.      At-Twaijri, M. & Salem Al-Ghamdi, “Travel & Tourism in Saudi Arabia : Future Perspective” submitted for Saudia General Agents Conference, Jeddah, March 16-17, 1996 (in Arabic)

 

2.      Al-Ghamdi, S. & At-Twaijri, M. “Training & Saudization Process for Jobs in Travel & Tourism Sector” submitted for Saudia General Agents Conference, Jeddah, March 16-17, 1996. (in Arabic)

 

3.      Al-Ghamdi, S. "the impact of management in our life" A speech made for the college of industrial management student on November,11, 2003.

 

VI.2.5     Papers Published in Trade Journals

 

1.      Al-Ghamdi, S., “Rationale of Privatization in Saudi Arabia,” Published in Saudi Commerce & Economic Review, No. 28, August 1996.

 

2.      Al-Ghamdi, S., “The Ideal Strategy to Buy Another Company,” Published in Al-Iktisad, Issue # 273, Dec. 1995 – Jan. 1996. (in Arabic)

 

3.      Al-Ghamdi, S., "Corporate Social Responsibilities in the Arab Companies", Published in Business Men Magazine. Issue # 5, March 2004, pp.17-21.

 

VI.2.6     Working Papers

 

 

1.      Al-Ghamdi, S & Al-Buraey, M. “Empirical Examination of Employment Determinants for Saudi Business Graduates” submitted to Arab Bureau of Education. (in Arabic).

 

2.      AlGhamdi, S & Al-Khaldi, A. “Empirical Examination of Saudi Consumer Protection Agency”.

 

 

VI.2.7     Conferences and Workshops Attended

 

1.      The ninth annual conference by Saudi Economy Association under the theme “National Economics and Globalization,” Riyadh, April 1995.

 

2.      A seminar by Harvard Law Professor Gagest on “GATT & its effects on Developing Countries” organized by College of Industrial Management, Dhahran, 1995.

 

3.      The tenth annual national conference by Saudi Economy Association under the theme “The Status of Saudi Industries: A closer look,” Riyadh, April 1996.

 

4.      Symposium on Business Opportunities for Industrial Investments in Saudi Arabia, Chamber of Commerce, Dammam, November 1995.

 

5.      Symposium on Small Businesses: The Japanese Experiences”, Chamber of Commerce, Jeddah, 1416.

 

6.      Symposium on Higher Education in Saudi Arabia: Future Challenges Organized by Ministry of Higher Education, Riyadh, 1418.

 

7.      Conference on Administrative Sciences: New Horizons and roles in Development. Organized by College of Industrial Management, Dhahran, March 16-18, 1998.

 

8.      Conference on The Strategic challenge facing the Arab College of Businesses in the next Century, Organized by Arab Development Organization, Cairo, November 1997.

 

9.      Workshop on “Manufacturing Management & Technology” Organized by Dept. of Management and Marketing, Dhahran, June 1997.

 

10.  Conference on “Globalization” Organized by Academy of Management, Chicago-USA, August 6-11, 1999.

 

11.  Conference on “Time Dimension” organized by Academy of Management, Canada, Aug. 2000.

 

VII.      University, College, Department and Public Services:

VII.1    Committees:

U   -     University

C   -     College

D   -     Department

F    -     First Semester

S    -     Second Semester

 

 

 

 

Semester/Academic Year

SR.#:

Committee Name

Level

Sem.

Year

1.       

Admission & Academic Standing

U

F & S

1994-1995

2.       

College Environmental Scanning

C

F&S

1994-1995

3.       

Small Business Development

C

F&S

1994-1995

4.       

Textbook Committee

D

F&S

1994-1995

5.       

Curriculum Committee

D

F&S

1994-1995

6.       

Academic Load for Prob. Students

D

F

1994-1995

7.       

HRH Prince Mohammad Bin Fahd Award

D

S

1994-1995

8.       

HRH Prince Mohammad Bin Fahd Award

C

S

1994-1995

9.       

Teaching & Advising Awards

D

S

1994-1995

10.   

Textbook Evaluation Forms

C

S

1994-1995

11.   

Staff Affairs

U

F&S

1995-1996

12.   

Faculty Screening

D

F&S

1995-1996

13.   

Textbook Committee

D

F&S

1995-1996

14.   

Project Generation Committee

C

F&S

1995-1996

15.   

Small Business Symposium

C

F&S

1995-1996

16.   

Continuing Education

C

F&S

1995-1996

17.   

Job Description Committee

U

F&S

1995-1996

18.   

Teaching & Advising Awards

D

F&S

1995-1996

19.   

Teaching & Advising Awards

C

F&S

1995-1996

20.   

Academic Unit Planning Framework

U

F&S

1995-1996

21.   

Conference Scientific Committee

C

F&S

1995-1996

22.   

Faculty Screening

D

F

1996-1997

23.   

Curriculum Development

D

F

1996-1997

24.   

Continuing Education

C

F&S

1996-1997

25.   

Bids & Tenders

U

F&S

1996-1997

26.   

CIM Conference Organizing Committee

U

S

1996-1997

27.   

CIM Conference Scientific Committee

U

F

1996-1997

28.   

CIM Conference Social Committee

U

F&S

1996-1997

29.   

Utilization & Hiring Policy of Ras

U

S

1996-1997

30.   

Graduate Council

U

S

1996-1997

31.   

Graduate Council

U

F&S

1997-1998

32.   

Recruiting plan for future Saudi Faculty

U

S

1997-1998

33.   

Management Courses for MS. in CEM

U

S

1997-1998

34.   

Open Form for CIM Graduates

U

F&S

1997-1998

VII.2    Other Activities

 

1.      Member in the Commercial Standing Committee, Chamber of Commerce, Dammam since 1417

 

2.      Develop sets of questions for the master of accountancy comprehensive exams, June, 1995

 

3.      Participated in the College Fun Games during 1994-1995

 

4.      Visit institute of banking with CIM Dean to explore future cooperation and mutual interest in 1417.

 

5.      Visit Airforce Headquarters in Riyadh with Dr. Bu-Bushait, Head of Devision VI in R.I. to explore potential funded research project in human resource development, 1417.

 

6.      Participate in student club activities in 1996.

 

7.      Visit Saudi Aramco EXPEC and OSPAS on October 25, 1998.

 

VII.3    A List of Appreciation Letters

 

1.      Prof. A. Abdul Qader, V.R. G.S. & S.R. (24-11-1418)

 

2.      Prof. M. Al-Sahlawi, Dean, College of Industrial Management (23/12/1997)

 

3.      Prof. M. Al-Salawi, Dean, CIM, (June 1, 1997)

 

4.      Prof. A. Al-Meer, Dean, Library Affairs (3/31/1998)

 

5.      Prof. A. Al-Hammad, Dean, College of Environmental Design (30/8/1998)

 

6.      Prof. A. Al-Meer, Dean, Library Affairs (12/7/1998)

 

7.      Prof. D. Al-Hedabi, President, University of Science & Technology, Senaa, Yemen (21/7/1998).

 

8.      Mr. Hamad Al-Zamil, Chairman, Chamber of Commerce (29/12/1418)

 

9.      Mr. Osama Jamjoom, CEO, Saudi Digital Co. (10/5/1998).

 

10.  Prof. Alsahlawi, Dean of College of Industrial Management, 1998.

 

11.  Professor Budair, Vice Rector of graduate studies and scientific research (26/4/2004).

 

12.  Dr. Aref Alashban, Dean of college of industrial management (2/5/2004).

 

VIII.     Performance Evaluation by the University Faculty Affairs Committee:

 

1994-1995       Excellent performer.

 

1995-1996       Distinguished performer.

 

1996-1997       Excellent performer.

 

1997-1998             Excellent performer.

 

1998-1999       Distinguished performer.

 

1999-2000      Distinguished performer.

 

2000-2001            Distinguished performer

 

2001-2002             Distinguished Performer

 

2003-2004       Distinguished performer

 

2004-2005       Distinguished performer

 

2005-2006       Distinguished performer