Dr Mahmoud Moussa

Lecturer (Teaching Specialist (Acad))

College of Business, Government and Law

place Law & Commerce (3.71)
GPO Box 2100, Adelaide 5001, South Australia

Dr Mahmoud Moussa is a lecturer in HRM in the College of Business, Government and Law at Flinders University in Adelaide, South Australia. Prior joining Flinders, Mahmoud was a lecturer/researcher at RMIT University and Holmes Institute in Melbourne and Rajamangala University of Technology in Chiangmai, Thailand. He is a member of the editorial board at Emerald Emerging Markets Case Studies (EEMCS) Journal, Emerald Group Publishing, UK. He has been teaching postgraduate and undergraduate Business and Management courses in Thailand and Australia for the last 15 years. Driven by the motivation for student success, Mahmoud takes pride in providing high level student engagement outcomes.

Dr Moussa is the author of two books titled “Cross-Cultural Performance Management: Transcending Theory to a Practical Framework”, Palgrave Macmillan, UK and “Innovation and Leadership in the Public Sector: The Australian Experience”, Routledge, UK. He has published over 40 refereed papers in several reputable journals. He has conducted research and published extensively on human-computer interaction, attitudes and perceptions of interactions within organisations, cross-cultural management, HRD, and HRM. His current research interests address innovation and leadership in Australian public sector organisations. Mahmoud’s current research investigates State and Federal governments’ initiatives, action plans, and policies that foster a culture of innovation across all Australian states. In addition, Mahmoud’s high impact research assists academics and practitioners in developing positive cultural environments that support the development of workplace innovation and raise awareness of the dynamics of innovation at the individual, organisational, climate and team levels.

Qualifications

PhD in Management in the College of Business and Law at RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia. Thesis titled "Innovation in Public Sector Organisations: A Study of Australian State Government Departments."

Master’s degree in Human Resources Development (HRD) at Burapha University in Chonburi, Thailand. Thesis tittled "Intercultural Competence Needs of Managers in International Automotive Companies in the Eastern Seaboard of Thailand."

Bachelor’s degree in Arts of Philosophy at Helwan University in Cairo, Egypt.

Honours, awards and grants

2021 Australian Human Resources Institute (AHRI) 5 years loyalty certificate

2019 USD 3000 in prizes for three publications at Sage Business Cases, Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, CA, USA

2019 Certificate of Recognition for receiving (GTS 93%) in Introduction to Management, College of Business and Law, School of      Management, RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia

2019 Certificate of Recognition for receiving (GTS 89%) in Leadership and Decision-Making, College of Business and Law, School of   Management, RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia

2018 Award for HDR Excellence, RMIT University, College of Business and Law, School of Management, Melbourne, Australia

2018 Certificate of Recognition for receiving (GTS 97%) in Introduction to Management, College of Business and Law, School of       Management, RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia

2018 Nominated for Vice Chancellor RMIT Prize for Research Impact - HDR. Award Sub-Category: Enterprise

2017 Certificate of Recognition for receiving (GTS 93%) in Introduction to Management, College of Business and Law, School of      Management, RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia

2016 Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT) Postgraduate Research International Scholarship, College of Business, Melbourne, Australia

2016 Journal Review Prize at RMIT University, College of Business, School of Management, Melbourne, Australia

2015 Recipient of oustanding faculty award and researcher of the year at the International Business Management Department, Faculty of Business Administration & Liberal Arts, Rajamangala University of Technology Lanna (RMUTL), Chiangmai, Thailand

2012 Recipient of oustanding faculty award and researcher of the year at the International Business Management Department, Faculty of Business Administration & Liberal Arts, Rajamangala University of Technology Lanna (RMUTL), Chiangmai, Thailand

2009 Nominated for oustanding graduate student in the International Graduates Human Resources Development Program (IG-HRD),    Faculty of Education, Burapha University, Chonburi, Thailand

Key responsibilities

Teaching postgraduate and undergraduate business and management courses

Research publications

Teaching interests

Human Resources Management

Organisational Behaviour

Leadership

Management

Topic coordinator
BUSN9263 Performance Management
BUSN3032 Reward and Performance Management
BUSN2032 Human Resource Planning, Recruitment and Selection
BUSN3065 The Future of Work in the Digital Age