Dr. Islam Bourini

Associate Professor


Dr. Islam Faisal Abdul Rahman Bourini is associate professor in strategic management and quality, he obtained his PhD about Quality Assurance and Strategic Management from Tenaga Nasional University from Malaysia. He taught undergraduate level of Business Administration with a focus on Strategic Management, Quality Management, Leadership and Operation Management.

Also, he taught graduate level of business administration with focus on operations management. Dr. Islam is an active research scholar who publishes in peer reviewed journals and conferences indexed by Scopus in the field of strategic management, innovation, Leadership, and green practices within management filed. Moreover, Dr. Islam was appointed as managing Editor for two academic journals based in Malaysia for three years.

Also, he is a member in United Nation (UN)-PRME project at the MENA level committee.


PhD Ph.D. in business Management (Strategic Management) at Tenaga Nasional University, Malaysia.

MSc (Master of Science) in Management, University Utara Malaysia, college of Business, Malaysia.

BBA Bsc in Business Administration, the Al-Zaytoonah University of Jordan, Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences bachelor’s degree, Jordan.



      • 2021-Present, Associate Professor (Full Time), College of Business Administration, Al Falah University, Dubai- UAE.
      • 2015-2021 Assistant Professor (Full Time), College of Business Administration, Al Falah University, Dubai- UAE.
      • 2014- 2015 Assistant professor (Full Time), Faculty of Finance & Administrative Sciences, Al-Madinah International University, Malaysia.
      • 2014-2015 Acting Dean for Deanship of university development and quality, Al-Madinah International University, Shah Alam-Malaysia.
      • 2012- 2014 Managing Editor at the Journal of Islamic and Human Advanced Research (JIHAR).
      • 2013- 2014 Assistant Editor at Journal Advanced Social Research (JASR), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.



      • Strategic Management (English).
      • Creativity and Innovation (English).
      • Operation Management MBA level and undergraduate level (English).
      • Leadership (English).
      • International Business (English).
      • Business Research Methods (English).
      • Project Management (English).



      • 2021 Member to revive the Chapter Middle East of the SDG of the United Nations for sustainability program (presenting Al-Falah University).
      • Reviewer for European Research on Management and Business Economics, Science Direct Spain.
      • 2019- Present Reviewer for International Journal of Innovation Management, Singapore.
      • 2018 Associate Editor and regular member for Scholars journals of economic, business and management at Scholars Academic and Scientific Society.
      • 2018 Reviewer for International Journal of Entrepreneurial Venturing, Inderscience
      • 2015-Present Member of Asian Council of Science Editors



      • Strategic Management
      • Leadership
      • Innovative behavior
      • Operations Management



      • Bourini, I. (2021). The effect of supportive leaders on employees’ absorptive capacity towards innovative behavior. International Journal of Innovation Management, 25(01), 2150008
      • Roohi M, Bourini i., Faisal A., and Abdullah A. (2021) Investigating managerial and fairness practices on Employee Turnover Intentions through the mediation of affiliation quality between organization and employee. International Journal of Management and Decision Making.
      • Akour, I. A., Bourini, I., & Abukhait, R. M. (2020). Investigating the impact of technology and training on new service development through the mediating role of innovative behavior. International Journal of Technological Learning, Innovation, and Development, 12(3), 191- 207
      • Islam Bourini, A Jahmani, R Mumtaz, FA Al-Bourini. (2019). Investigating the managerial practices’ effect on Employee-Perceived Service Quality with the moderating role of supportive leadership behaviour. European Research on Management and Business Economics, 25, (1).



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