Rawan Mazen Yousef Abukhait

Rawan Mazen Yousef Abukhait

Assistant Professor
Ext: 5160

Rawan Mazen Abukhait is an Assistant Professor in Innovation Management, in the College of Business Administration at the Ajman University, United Arab Emirates. She received a Master degree in Quality Management from the University of Wollongong (Dubai) and a PhD in Business Administration from the University of Western Sydney, Australia. She was previously working as Assistant Professor in Management at the university of Sharjah from 2017 until 2019. Also she held the position of assistant professor in Business Administration at Al-Hosn University, Abu Dhabi (UAE) from 2013-2017. Her main research interests are in the areas of Innovation Management, Human Resource Management and Employee Motivation.

Education
  • PhD in Business Administration- Univeristy of Western Sydney- Australia
  • Master of Quality management- Wollongong University
  • Bachelor in Marketing applied Science private univeristy-Jordan
Experience
  • Assistant Professor in Business Administration, Management, ALHOSN University, UAE-Abudhabi, 4 years
  • Assistant Professor in Management, Management, University of Sharjah, UAE, 2 years
Teaching Area
  • Organizational Behavior, Management, innovation and HRM
  • 6 years
Research
  • Organizational Behavior, Innovation and HRM
Publications
  • Abukhait R., Bani-Melhem, S., and Zeffane, R. (2019). "Empowerment, Knowledge Sharing and Innovative Behaviors: Exploring Gender Differences”. International journal of innovation management, Vol, 32, No 1. (Q2)
  • Abukhait R., and Pillai R., (2017). “Discussion paper on the key motivational factors impacting innovative climate”, Int. J. Business Innovation and Research, Vol. 13, No. 1.
  • Shaya N., and Abukhait R., (2017). “Feminizing leadership in the Middle East: Emirati women empowerment and leadership style”. Gender in Management: An International Journal, Vol. 32 Issue: 8, pp.590-608
  • Bani-Melhem, S., Abukhait R. & Shamsudin F. M, (2020). Does job stress drive innovative behavior? Evidence from Dubai five stars hotels. Journal of Human Resources in Hospitality & Tourism
  • Abukhait, R., Bani-Melhem, S., & SHAMSUDIN, F. M. (2019). Do employee resilience, focus on opportunity, and work-related curiosity predict innovative work behaviour? the mediating role of career adaptability. International Journal of Innovation Management, 2050070.
  • Shaya N., and Abukhait R., (2016). “The Influence of Organizational Climate on Employee's Job Satisfaction in the Higher Education Sector in UAE: The Case of a Private Local University”, International Journal of Research & Development Organization, Volume 2 Issue 10.
Conference Presentation
  • Bani-Melhem, S., Abukhait R., Akour, I. (2019). Exploring antecedents of employee turnover intention-evidence of five star hotels in Dubai. Asian management research and case conference.
  • Shaya N., and Abukhait R., (2014). Developing and Piloting a teaching/ learning unit on similar triangles using DGS. Published in Proceedings of 8th International Academy of Technology, Education and development.
Memberships, Awards and Honors
  • Member of Editorial Review Board of "Amity Journal of Management Research- AJMA"- An International, Biannual, Refereed Journal of Management Research.