Dr Shaukat Ali

Dr Shaukat Ali

Senior Lecturer

  • Email address shaukat.Ali@wlv.ac.uk
  • Phone number 01902 32 3940
  • Location MN105, Arthur Storer (MN) Building
  • Faculty Faculty of Social Sciences
  • Institute University of Wolverhampton Business School
  • Areas of expertise

    International management and marketing; Strategy, human resource management, entrepreneurship, Research Methods

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 Management Centre, 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.

Awards

Part of winning team - Vice-Chancellor's Awards for Staff Excellence 2021
Category: Above and beyond
"An individual or a team that has made a substantial, but largely unrecognised, contribution to our, students, staff or stakeholders – and in doing so, has gone above and beyond the high quality of service and professionalism we would expect."
awards-for-staff-excellence.

Winner of “Best Paper” Award for “SME Contributions for diversification and stability in emerging economies – An empirical study SMEs segment in Qatar Economy”. Presented at 16th Global Business and Technology Association Annual Conference, Baku, Azerbaijan, July 8-12th, 2014. With R Fernandez

Winner of E-Tutor of the year Award, University of Wolverhampton, 2006

Winner of “Best Paper” Award for “Determinants of FDI in China”, Global Business and Technology Association Annual Conference Leira/Lisbon, 12-16 July Portugal 2005. With Wei Guo.

Winner of Excellence in Innovation in Teaching and Learning Award, University of Wolverhampton, 2005

stratgy in Practice. Joint ventures, international joint ventures, foreign direct 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

 

Completion (supervisor)

  • University of Wolverhampton
  • An empirical investigation into the uptake, motivations and constraints and the factors affecting farmers’ renewable energy investment intentions
  • PhD (2012)

Completion (Director of Studies)

  • Investigating the Impact of NPM on the Saudi Arabian higher education
  • PhD (2021)

In Progress (DoS)

  • Efficacy of entrepreneurial education and training on business sustainability of recent start-ups: A qualitative study on selected ventures in the Democratic Republic of Congo
  • PhD (Year 1)

 

In progress (DoS)

  • Perceptions of Organisational Citizenship Behaviour in the Private Commercial Banks in Bangladesh
  • PhD (Year 2)

 

In Progress (DoS)

  • Talent Management and Succession Planning in the Ghanaian Public Sector
  • PhD (Year 2)

 

 DBA Completions

Primary supervisor

  • University of Liverpool Management School (Online)
  • Digital Transformation in the Omani Petroleum Development Organisation

 

Primary supervisor

  • University of Liverpool Management School (Online)
  • Succession Planning in a Lebanese Family Busines

 

PhD Examinations

External examiner for viva of doctoral thesis titled “The Impact of Corporate Foresight on Strategic Decisions with reference to the European Banking Sector by Claudio Gomez Portaleoni, University of Birmingham Business School. Conducted on 18th May 2011


External examiner for viva of doctoral thesis titled FDI determinants in Libya by Abobaker Salem, University of Gloucestershire Business School. Conducted on 26th July 2011, re-examined December 2012.


External examiner for doctoral thesis titled Petrochemical Business in Asia: Management Strategy in Post-Globalised Era” by Debabrata Khastagir (Reg. No. NITD/PhD/MS/2010/00191). National Institute of Technology Durgapur, West Bengal, India, 2014

 

 

  • Board of Directors: Global Business and Technology Association (USA)
  • Board of Directors: International Management Development Association, USA
  • Senior Fellow: Higher Education Academy
  • Fellow: Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development
  • Member: Chartered Institute of Marketing
  • British Academy of Management
  • Member: Academy of International Business, USA
  • Certified Management and Business Educator (CABS)
  • CEng: Engineering Council
  • Member: Institute of Engineering and Technology, UK

 

BSc(Eng) MA MBA PhD PGCE (HE) PgCE PgDipE CEng MIET SFHEA FCIPD MCIM CBME

 

 

Selected publications

2022 Al Rashdi, A., and Ali, S. Digital Transformation in Petroleum Development Organisation OMAN. 1-932917-17-9, ISSN: 2471-6006

2022 Jones, O., and Ali, S. The Empowerment of Artisanal and Small Scale Miners (ASM) Through Collaboration with Multinational Enterprise ISBN 1-888624-19-1

2020 Whitaker, G., and Ali, S. “Hardhats and Glad Rags – Women in UK Construction: Perceptions and Barriers”. The Journal of Global Business and Technology 9(2) Fall

2019 Batayneh, M.H., Ali, S. and Nashwan, A.J. (2019) “The Burnout among Multinational Nurses in Saudi Arabia”. Open Journal of Nursing, 9, 603- 619. https://doi.org/10.4236/ojn.2019.97049

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)

 

Book Chapters

2003 Ali, S., Nowak, J. & Poeschl, J. ‘A decade of transition in central and eastern Europe: trends in foreign trade and foreign direct investment’, In: S. Marinova & M. Marinov (Eds) Foreign direct investment in central and eastern Europe: theoretical and practical perspectives (Aldershot: Ashgate) pp. 11-37. ISBN 0 7546 3026 9

2001 Ali, S. ‘Telecommunications in Thailand: an analysis of the mobile phone sector’, In: S. El Kahal (Ed) Business in Asia Pacific: text and cases (Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press) pp. 354-371. ISBN 0-19-878219-5

1998 Ali, S. & Mirza, H. ‘Entry mode and performance in Hungary and Poland: the case of British firms’, In: G. Hooley, R. Loveridge &D. Wilson (Eds) Internationalisation: process, context and markets (London, New York: Macmillan & St Martins Press Inc.) pp. 201-219. ISBN 0333699432

1997 Ali, S. & Mirza, H. ‘Market entry strategies in Poland - a preliminary report’, In: J. Nowak (Ed) Marketing in central and eastern Europe (New York: International Business Press) pp. 43-62. ISBN 1066-9868

 

 

 

 

 

8 years in private industry

Teaching interests

Taught at the Universities of Bradford, Assumption, Bilkent, Wolverhampton, Liverpool, Birmingham, Lincoln:

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

External academic roles

  • Journal of Contemporary Issues in Business and Government – Editorial Review Board member
  • De Montfort University - UG Business (TNE) current
  • University of Hertfordshire - PG/UG Business current
  • 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

Corporate and community engagement

  • Governor-New College (6th from FE), 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 (2007-2019)
  • Scrutiny Assembly Member (Children and Young People) Telford and Wrekin Borough Council (since 2009-15)
  • Managing Trustee & Treasurer Shropshire Islamic Foundation (2010-2022)