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Dr Ali Mahmoud

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0151 291 3098
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Dr. Ali Bassam Mahmoud is a postdoc dual PhD holder in Marketing and Human Resource Management with the position of lecturer in Marketing at Liverpool Hope Business School. Dr. Mahmoud has held academic positions at several higher education institutes worldwide and in the UK like London Business School, Queen Mary University of London and the University of Liverpool. Dr. Mahmoud actively publishes and serves as an ad hoc reviewer in many prestigious international journals and conferences in the areas of consumer behaviour and work psychology.

Recent publications:

Journal Articles:

Mahmoud, A. B. & Grigoriou, N. (2017). ‘When empathy hurts: Modelling university students’ word of mouth behaviour in public vs. private universities in Syria’, Higher Education Quarterly, vol. 71, no. 4. 299–398, (Publisher: Wiley).


Imran, R., Allil, K., & Mahmoud, A. B. (2017). Teacher’s turnover intentions: Examining the impact of motivation and organizational commitment. International Journal of Educational Management Journal, vol. 31, no. 6, pp. 828-842, (Publisher: Emerald).


Mahmoud, A.B. & Reisel, W. (2015). ‘Exploring Personal Experience of Wartime Crises’ Effects on Job Insecurity in Syria'. Edited by Hans De Witt. Psychology of Human Resources Journal (Special Issue on Job Insecurity), vol. 13, no. 2, pp. 245-256, (Publisher: Association of Industrial and Organizational Psychology - APIO).


Mahmoud, A.B. (2015) 'E-mail Advertising in Syria: Assessing Beliefs, Attitudes, and Behaviors', Journal of Promotion Management, vol. 21, no. 6, pp. 649–665, (Publisher: Tylor & Francis: Routledge).


Mahmoud, A.B. & Khalifa, B. (2015). 'A Confirmatory Factor Analysis for SERVPERF Instrument based on a Sample of Students from Syrian Universities', Education + Training, vol. 57, no. 3, pp. 343-359. (Publisher: Emerald).


Mahmoud, A.B. & Reisel, W.D. (2014) 'Relating Patient Satisfaction to Nurses’ Job Satisfaction, Job Security, and Obedience OCBs', International Journal of Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Marketing, vol. 8, no. 1, pp. 47-61. (Publisher: Emerald).



Conference Papers:

Blinkhorn, V., Mahmoud, A. B., Al Samara, A. Z., & O'siochru, C. (2018). Constructing and validating a multi-dimensional measure for anti-social behaviour in a higher education setting. BERA Annual Conference. Northumbria University: The British Educational Research Association (BERA).


Mahmoud, A. B., & Blinkhorn, V. (2018). Exploring the effects of wartime perceptions on attitudes towards plagiarism in higher education students. BERA Annual Conference. Northumbria University: The British Educational Research Association (BERA).


Mahmoud, A. B., Blinkhorn, V., & O'siochru, C. (2018). Validating a Plagiarism Scale: A Middle Eastern Context. British Education Studies Conference (BESA): 14th Annual International Conference. University of Bolton.


Mahmoud, A., Grigoriou, N., & Hack-Polay, Dieu (2017). E-mail advertising: a middle eastern perspective and the moderating role of gender. The British Academy of Management (BAM) Conference: Re-connecting management research with the disciplines: Shaping the research agenda for the social sciences, At Warwick Business School.


Reisel, W., & Mahmoud, A.B. (2014). Wartime effects on perceptions of job insecurity in Syria. In N. Andreou, A. Jain, D. Hollis, J. Hassard, & K. Teoh (Ed.), 11th Conference of the European Academy of Occupational Health Psychology: Looking at the past - planning for the future: Capitalizing on OHP multidisciplinarity, (p. 93). Birkbeck College, University of London. London.


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