Faris S. Alghamdi
BSc, MBA, PhD
P.O. Box 8874, Baljurashi, Saudi Arabia
Home phone + 966 7210005, Mob. phone + 966 505590799
PhD, Doctor of Philosophy in Conflict Analysis and Resolution, concentration in Crisis Management.
Department of conflict analysis and resolution, Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences.
Nova Southeastern University, Florida, United States.
MBA, Master of Business Administration, Faculty of Economics and Administration, King Abdul-Aziz University , Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
B.Sc., Bachelor of Public Administration, Faculty of Economics and Administration, King Abdul-Aziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
Vice Presidency for Academic Development and Community Service, Albaha University.
May 2018 - Pre
Dean, College of Applied Studies and Continuing Education, Albaha University.
Jul 2016 - May 2018
Associate Professor of Management, Business Administration Department, College of Business Administration, Albaha University.
Aug 2015- Pre
Supervisor, National Centre for Assessment, Albaha Test Center.
Dec 2013 - May 2017
Vice Dean, E-learning Deanship, Albaha University.
Jul 2015- Jun 2016
Consultant, Vice Presidency for Graduate Studies and Scientific Research, Albaha University.
Dean, Preparatory Year Deanship, Albaha University.
Mar 2013- Apr 2015
Vice Dean, Preparatory Year for Academic Affairs, Albaha University.
Feb 2012- Mar 2013
Part-time Consultant, Emirate of Albaha province.
Dec 2011 – Dec 2012
Supervisor, Student Activities, Faculty of Financial and administrative sciences, Albaha University.
Nov 2011- Mar 2012
Assistant Professor of Management, Business Administration Department, Faculty of Financial and Administrative sciences, Albaha University, teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, including principles of management, international business, negotiation management, essay and research writing skills, crisis and risk management, production and operation management, quantitative and qualitative methodology, service operation management, and human resource management.
Sep 2011- Aug 2015
Teaching Assistant, Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences.
Aug 2010 - Apr 2011
Editor, Aljazeera Newspaper, Taif.
Feb 1995- Mar 1996
Financial Officer, Ministry of Interior, Mecca province.
Jan 1991–Apr 2004
Sep2014- Apr 2015
Member, Higher Supervisory Committee, Albaha University.
Member, Training and Scholarship Committee, Albaha University.
Mar 2013 - Apr 2015
Member, Standing Committee of Academic Curriculum and Planning, Albaha University.
Member, Committee on Selecting Teaching Assistants and Lecturers, Faculty of Financial and Administrative Sciences, Albaha University.
Aug 2013- Apr 2015
Member, Compensation and Allowance Committee, Albaha University.
Mar 2012 - Apr 2015
Member, Academic Affairs Committee, Albaha University.
Jan – July 2012
Member, conducting a study titled “Reinforcement and Activation of Mechanism and Means for Consumer protection”, Emirate Albaha province.
Member, Scientific Committee of Albaha Investment Forum, King Abdul Aziz Center of civilization- Hall of Prince Sultan, Albaha.
Jul 2016- Pre
Chair, College of Applied Studies and Continuing Education, Albaha university.
Chair, Preparatory Year Deanship, Albaha University.
Jun 2016 - Pre
Member, University Council, Albaha University.
Aug 2016 - Oct 2017
Member, Research and Consulting Services Institute, Albaha University.
Mar 2016- Nov 2017
Member, Students Fund, Albaha University.
Sep 2010 - Pre
Member, Business Administration Department, Albaha University.
Oct 2015 - Pre
Member, Scientific Council, Albaha University.
Training courses and workshops
Dec 2017 (6 days)
Leading and Building a Culture of Innovation, Harvard Business School, Boston, USA
Feb 2016 (4 days)
Blackboard Learn Academic Collaboration Essentials, Saudi electronic University and BME, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
Nov 2015 (4 days)
Blackboard Learn Academic Collaboration Administration, Saudi electronic University and BME, Dammam, Saudi Arabia.
Jun 2015 (5 days)
Structural Equation Modeling, University of Connecticut, CT, USA.
Oct 2014 ( 4 days)
Strategic Leadership, Istanbul, Turkey.
Dec 2013 (2 days)
Conflict Management, Academic Leadership Center, Riyadh.
May 2013 (2 days)
Evaluating the Performance of Faculties workshop, NCAAA, Riyadh.
Feb 2013( 3 days)
How to Publish in Scientific Journal, Arab Administrative Development Organization, Sharm El-Sheikh.
Apr 2012 (2 days)
Introduction to Academic Leadership, Academic Leadership Center, Al Khobar.
Jan 2012 (3 days)
Tourism Development & Management workshop, Emirate of Albaha province.
Nov 2011 (2days)
Teaching, Learning, and Assessment Strategies at Institutional and Program Levels, British council, NCAAA, Abha province.
Fall 2009 (4 months)
Four Sessions on Teaching and Training Graduate Students, Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Nova Southeastern University, Florida, United States.
Introduction to SPSS for Windows, Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Nova Southeastern University, Florida, United States.
Apr 2005 (4 days)
Operation for Terminal Unit, National Information Center, Riyadh.
Mar 2005 (3 days)
Employee Salaries and Benefits, Institute of Public Administration, Jeddah.
Feb 2015- Nov 2017
Editorial Board Member, Journal of Albaha University of Human Sciences, KSA.
Aug 2008 - Sep 2013
Editorial Broad Member, Journal of Alternative perspective in Social Sciences, USA.
7th International Exhibition and Conference on Higher Education, Riyadh.
The Association of Private Enterprise Education International Conference, presenting a study titled "Identifying Preferred Conflict Management Styles of organizational members", Cancun, Mexico.
4th International Exhibition and Conference on Higher Education, Riyadh.
17th Conference on International Academy of Management and Business, Nove de Julho University, São Paulo, Brazil.
Business and Social Science Research Conference, presenting a study titled "Crisis Readiness in Public Organizations in Al-Baha Province, Saudi Arabia" which was accepted for publication in the Journal of Macrotheme Review, Paris, France.
Corporate Social Responsibility Conference, Fluminense Federal University, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
3rd International Exhibition and Conference on Higher Education, Riyadh.
2nd International Exhibition and Conference on Higher Education, Riyadh.
Certificate of Merit and Modal of Honor
Received Excellence Rewards during Four Semesters, Winter 2009, Summer 2009, Fall 2009, and Winter 2010 from Saudi cultural Attaché, Washington D. C.
2002 and 2005
Conferred the Security Medal twice, from Prince Naif Bin Abdul-Aziz Al Saud, Second Deputy Premier and Minister of Interior, for my dedication to performance of remarkable work and care of the national security.
Alghamdi, F. (2015). Another Look at Job and Life Satisfaction among Employees: Evidence from a Developing Country, American Journal of Industrial and Business Management, 5, 11-19.
Alghamdi, F. (2014). The Role of Trait Emotional Intelligence in Individual Performance: a Descriptive Study in Albaha University, Saudi Arabia, Journal of Service Science and Management, 7, 361-367.
Alghamdi, F. (2014). The Impact of Service Quality Perception on Patient Satisfaction in Government Hospitals in Southern Saudi Arabia, Saudi Medical Journal, 35, 1271-1273.
Alghamdi, F. (2013). Crisis Readiness in Public Organizations in Albaha Province, Saudi Arabia. The Macrotheme Review, 6, 8-17.
Alghamdi, F. (2018). Total Quality Management and Organizational Performance: A Possible Role of Organizational Culture. International Journal of Business Administration, 9(4), 186-200.
Alghamdi, F. (2017). The Association between Human Capital, Social Capital, and Innovative Work Behavior, A Descriptive Case Study, Journal of Albaha University of Human Sciences.
Alghamdi, F. (2018). Predicting Entrepreneurial Intention of Undergraduate Students in an Efficiency- Driven Economy: an Application of the Theory of Planned Behavior, Journal of Albaha University of Human Sciences.
Alghamdi, F. (2018). Ambidextrous Leadership, Ambidextrous Employee, and the Interaction between Ambidextrous Leadership and Employee Innovative Performance, Journal of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, 7, 1-14.
Alghamdi, F. (2018). Job Insecurity, Organizational Commitment, Financial Responsibility, and Turnover Intention, a Test of Three-Way Interaction. International Business Research, 11(6), 213.
Alghamdi, F. (2018). Investigating the Influence of Ethical Climate on Trust in Organization and Trust in Supervisor in Albaha Province, Saudi Arabia, Using Victor and Cullen’s Framework. Journal of Service Science and Management, 11(04), 383.
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