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prof. Abbas Ali

Director Indiana University of PennsylvaniaInternational Management


Location: Indiana, USA


Abbas J. Ali is Distinguished University Professor and Professor of Management and Director School of International Management, Eberly college of Business, Indiana University of Pennsylvania. His current research interests include strategy and international management. He has published more than 160 scholarly journal articles and fifteen book chapters. He has authored seven books, including, Strategic Management: Concepts and Cases, Pearson Education (2011), Islamic Perspectives on Management and Organization, Edward Elgar (2005) and Business and Management Environment in Saudi Arabia (2008), Routledge. He serves as editor of the International Journal of Commerce and Management (Emerald Group), Advances in Competitiveness Research, Competitiveness Review (Emerald Group), and Competition Forum. Ali serves on the editorial board of more than 12 professional journals. His editorial opinion and political commentaries appear in various newspapers and electronic media outlets in several countries. He has conducted training workshops for senior managers and employees in several countries.