Dr Shaukat Ali

Dr Shaukat AliFaculty

Faculty of Social Sciences

School‌

University of Wolverhampton Business School (UWBS)

Role

Senior Lecturer/Senior Research Fellow

Contact details

Direct line: 01902 32 3940

Email: shaukat.ali@wlv.ac.uk

Address:            

University of Wolverhampton
Faculty of Social Sciences
MN Building
City Campus North
Wolverhampton
WV1 1AD

Biography

Born in the Punjab, Northeast Pakistan, I grew up in Lancashire, went to the local comprehensive, and then went to Burnley College and subsequently Liverpool Polytechnic to study Electrical Engineering. I returned to my sandwich placement employer upon graduation and qualified as a Chartered Engineer in 1991.
 
After an MBA and PhD at Bradford University, I taught at the Graduate School of Business Assumption University during 1997-98 and then spent two years at Bilkent University, Faculty of Business Administration, Ankara, Turkey.
 
I joined the University of Wolverhampton Business School in 2000. Whilst at the University, I completed a PGCE (HE) and an MA in Education.

I am a Chartered Engineer and member of various professional bodies including the Chartered Institute of Marketing.

I have published over 30 research papers in books, journals and conference proceedings, presenting work in nearly 30 countries.

Academic qualifications

MA,  PGCE (HE), PgCE, PgDipE, FHEA, CEng, MIET, MCIM,  PhD, BSc (Eng)

Teaching interests

Taught at the Universities of Wolverhampton and Liverpool:

Strategic Management, Corporate Strategy, Research Methods, Managing Change, Managing the Environment, the Organisation in a Strategic Context, Corporate Strategy, Business in Emerging Markets, Entrepreneurship and Innovation in Emerging Markets, Entrepreneurship, Consumer behaviour and Marketing Management, Talent Management

Research interests

Joint ventures, international joint ventures, foreign direct investment, globalization, foreign trade/ investment, cross-cultural management, international management (including human resource management - HRM), international marketing, marketing strategies, competitive strategies, SMEs/entrepreneurship, Business and Management in the Middle East.

PhD Supervision

Areas of supervision

International, Strategic and  Cross-Cultural Management, Entrepreneurship, Related topics in Human Resources Management

Completed

‘An empirical investigation into the uptake, motivations and constraints and the factors affecting farmers’ renewable energy investment intentions’

Current

The Changing Role of HRM in the university sector of Saudi Arabia: a study of staff commitment

Pending students (Due to start in January 2017)

  • A leadership Guide for an Effective Workplace Disability Management: A Comparative Study across Four Nations.
  • An Examination of Organisational Trustworthiness and its Importance In Managing The Security Of Foreign Investors in Nigeria.

Corporate and community engagement

  • Governor-New College, Wellington, Telford (2003-2012)
  • Governor-Redhill Primary School, Priorslee, Telford (2002- 2010)
  • Trustee, County Air Ambulance Trust (national charity) (2008- current)
  • Trustee, BSA  (national charity) (2002-2008)
  • Parish Councillor, St Georges and Priorslee (since 2007)
  • Scrutiny Assembly Member (Children and Young People)
  • Telford and Wrekin Borough Council (since 2009-15)
  • Trustee & Treasurer Shropshire Islamic Foundation (since 2010)

Professional body membership and roles

  • Member: Global Business and Technology Association (USA)
  • Fellow: Higher Education Academy
  • Member: Chartered Institute of Marketing
  • Member: International Management Development Association, USA
  • Member: Academy of International Business, USA
  • CEng: Engineering Council
  • Member: Institute of Engineering and Technology, UK

External academic roles

  • Journal of Contemporary Issues in Business and Government – Editorial Review Board member
  • Sheffield University – Subject External Examiner (International Business – UG &PG), Programme External Examiner BA Int. Business Management, MSc International Management
  • University of Staffordshire – External Examiner - BSc (Hons) MBA and MA awards
  • University of Strathclyde - External Examiner  MA International Business + UG
  • Regents College, London, UK - External Examiner (PG) & Chief Examiner (2011-16)
  • University of Huddersfield, Business School –UK External Examiner (UG) (2011-14)
  • Book Review Editor– Journal of Euromarketing
  • Editorial Board Member – Afro-Eurasian Studies
  • International Journal of Customer Relationship Marketing and Management– Editorial Review Board member
  • Journal of Global Business and Technology, USA –Regional Editor (Europe), Technology
  • Journal of Current Research in Global Business, USA – Editorial Review Board member
  • Journal of Global Business and Technology, USA – Board of Reviewers
  • Global Business and Technology Association, USA – Board of Directors
  • University of Bedfordshire –External subject expert panel member for validation of BA (Hons) International Business 13 March 2014
  • Open University/Hull College –Validation expert panel member, BA (Hons) Business and Management 5-6 November 2012
  • External advisor– Business and Finance Undergraduate Programme Validation, University Standing Panel, Sheffield Hallam University 2002

Selected publications

2016: Ali, S. & Utev S.  "Influence of Regional Organizations on Consumers Preferences: The Dairy Market of Eurasian Custom Union". Journal of Eastern European and Central Asian Research (3)1.

2016: Ali, S. & Alem. R.M. (2016). “The Participation of PWD in Moroccan Businesses: The Moderating Effect of Leadership Style in the Hiring Decision” in Kaynak, E., Harcar, T.D. (Eds) Advances in Global Management Development  Vol XXV ISBN (1-888624-14-0)

2016: S Ali & Krejci, J “Perception of Shareholder Value in Context of the Scandinavian Model of Corporate Governance”, Journal of Transnational Management, (20)1

2015: Ali, S., & Fernandez, R.“SME Contributions for diversification and stability in emerging economies – An empirical study SMEs segment in Qatar Economy”. Journal of Contemporary Issues in Business and Government 21(1)

2015: Ali, S., & Etbon, J. “How Do Cultural Values Contribute to Unemployment: A Case study of The African Community in Stockholm” In Delener, N.J, Fuxman, L., Lu, V.F, and S. Rodrigues (Eds) Exploring Possibilities for Sustainable Future Growth in Business and Technology Management. GBATA, USA   ISBN 1-932917-11-X

2015: Ali, S., & Peters, R. “Expatriate Employment Retention in Private Companies: Modelling The Literature” In Delener, N.J, Fuxman, L., Lu, V.F, and S. Rodrigues (Eds) Exploring Possibilities for Sustainable Future Growth in Business and Technology Management. GBATA, USA   ISBN 1-932917-11-X

2015: Ali, S and Utev, S. “Influence of regional organizations on consumers preferences: The dairy market of Eurasian Custom Union”  in Kaynak, E., Harcar, T.D. (Eds) Advances in Global Management Development ,Vol XXIV ISBN (1-888624-14-0)

2015: Mbzibain, A, Tate, G and Ali, S.  The impact of national institutional structures on farmers’ intentions to invest in renewable energy enterprises in the UK.  Journal of Small Business and Enterprise Development. (22) 2 http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/JSBED-09-2012-0105

2014: Ali, S., & Fernandez, R.“SME Contributions for diversification and stability in emerging economies – An empirical study SMEs segment in Qatar Economy”. In Delener, N.J, Fuxman, L., Lu, V.F, and S. Rodrigues (Eds) Managing in an Interconnected World: Pioneering Business and Technology Excellence . GBATA, USA   ISBN 1-932917-10-1

2014: Ali, S. & Mohammed, K. “FDI in Saudi Arabia: An Analysis of International Business Environment Post Arab Spring” in Kaynak, E., Harcar, T.D. (Eds) Advances in Global Management Development ,Vol XXIII ISBN (1-888624-13-2)

2013: S Ali & Krejci, J “Perception of Shareholder Value in Context of the Scandinavian Model of Corporate Governance” in Kaynak, E., Harcar, T.D. (Eds) Advances in Global Management Development ,Vol XXII  ISBN (1-888624-12-4)

2013: S Ali & Hea, J “Global Leadership, Cultural Intelligence (Cq): How Does Neuroscience Facilitate Opportunities To Identify and Develop Leadership Potential? . In Delener, N.J, Fuxman, L., Lu, V.F, Rodgrgues, S and Rivera-Solis, L. E..(Eds) Globalizing Businesses For The Next Century: Visualising And Developing Contemporary Approaches To Harness Future Opportunities. GBATA, USA   ISBN 1-932917-09-8

2013: Mbzibain, A, Hocking, T.J, Tate, G and Ali, S.  Renewable enterprises on UK farms: assessing levels of uptake, motivations and constraints to widespread adoption. Biomass and Bioenergy (49) 28- -37. DOI: 10.1016/j.biombioe.2012.11.028

2012: Mbzibain, A, Tate, G and Ali, S. ‘The effect of farmer capacities, farm business resources and perceived support of family, friends and associational networks on intentions to invest in Renewable energy ventures in the UK’.  International Journal of Applied Behavioural Economics. Details tbc

2012: Tate G., Mbzibain, A., and Ali, S. ‘A comparison of the drivers influencing farmers’ adoption of enterprises associated with renewable energy’ Energy Policy ISBN 0301-4215. DOI: 10.1016/j.enpol.2012.06.043

2012: Ali, S and Triulzi, O. G. ‘Determinant of Foreign Direct Investment in Mexico’. In Delener, N.J, Fuxman, L., Lu, V.F, and Rivera-Solis, L. E..(Eds) Mapping The Global Future: Evolution Through Innovation and Excellence. GBATA, USA   ISBN 1-932917-09-X)

2011: Mbzibain, A, Hocking, T.J, Tate, G and Ali, S  ‘Biomass enterprises on UK farms: Factors influencing renewable energy investment decisions by farmers. Aspects of Applied Biology’ (112):39-46 ISSN 0265-1491

2011: Ali, S and Schmits, M.’Web-based customer reviews for a Caribbean four star all-inclusive resort – identifying drivers for excellent ratings’ In Delener, N.J, Fuxman, L., Lu, V.F, and Rivera-Solis, L. E..(Eds) Fulfilling The Worldwide Sustainability Challenge: Strategies, Innovations, and Perspectives for Forward Momentum in Turbulent Times. GBATA, USA   ISBN 1-932917-07-1)

2011: Ali, S and Ibemessie, F.  ‘Relationship Management – Sustaining a competitive Advantage’ in Kaynak, E., Harcar, T.D. (Eds) Advances in Global Management Development , Vol XX  ISBN (1-888624-10-8)

2010: Ali, S and Mograby, E. (2010) Implementing National Recruitment Strategies in the UAE in Kaynak, E., Harcar, T.D. (Eds) Advances in Global Management Development , Vol XIX  ISBN (1-888624-094)

2010: Ali, S. and Li, L. ‘Locational Determinants of Hong Kong FDI in China’. Journal of Global commerce Research (1) No 2.

2010: Ali, S and Kassam, D. ‘Bridging the gap: The intercultural challenges within the corporate environment of Tanzania’. In Delener, N.J, Fuxman, L., Lu, V.F, and Rivera-Solis, L. E..(Eds) Generating Innovative Solutions to Recurring Problems in the Global Business Environment: A Multi, Inter and Trans Disciplinary Approach to Formulating and Maintaining a Competitive Organizational Edge. GBATA, USA   ISBN 1-932917-06-3)