Faculty Img
  • Phone:

    +966 13 849 4385

  • Email:

    rhanson@pmu.edu.sa

  • Office No:

    F-082

  • Robert J. Hanson

  • Job Title :

    Assistant Professor

  • College :

    College of Business Administration


  • Department :

    Human Resource Management


Qualified education professional with more than 14 years of international practical corporate experience and six years of lecturing experience, with wealth of knowledge in development and implementation of educational technology tools and applications in diversified university classrooms settings and solid real international work background, seeking a position in a recognized university that supports career growth.


  • Book: Aljbour, Rami H. (2011). Wasta and Non-Arab Training, Characteristics, Task, and Culture in Arab Markets. College of Business Management, Lynn University, Boca Raton, FL.
  • Article: Aljbour, R.H., Hanson, R.J. & El-Shalkamy, M.M. (2013). Cultural training impact on non-Arab leaders’ network performance in Arab markets, Middle East J. Management, Vol. 1, No. 1, pp.3–27.
  • Article: Aljbour, R.H., Hanson, J. (2015). Task Complexity and Non-Arab Expatriates’ Wasta Performance in Arab Markets. Middle East J. Management, Vol. 2, No. 4, pp. 30–54.
  • Conference Paper (ISI): Aljbour, R.H. (2014). Impact of European Expatriates’ Gender of Their Adaptability to Arab Culture: proceeding of the Eighth EuroMed Academy of Business conference, Verona, Italy. Emerald Publications, ISPN: 978-9963-711-37-6, pp. 129-137.
  • Conference Paper: Aljbour, R.H. (2015). The Role of European Expatriates Age on their Adaptability to Arab Culture: Proceedings of Business and Social Sciences Research Conference, University of London, London, UK. ISPN: 978-1-925488-03-6.
  • Article: Aljbour, R.H. (2016). European Expatriates in Jordan: Does Age Affect Their Adaptability to Arab Culture? World Journal of Management, Vol. 7, No. 2, pp. 1-12.
  • Article: Aljbour, R.H. (2016). Expatriates’ Characteristics and Social Network Performance in Arab Markets. International Journal of Arab Culture, Management, and Sustainability Development, 3(1), pp. 25-40.
  • Article: Taqatqa, M.R.T. and Aljbour, R.H.M. (2017) ‘Jordanian faculty members: will autonomy increase work engagement? EuroMed J. Management, Vol. 2, No. 2, pp.164–181.
  • Article(ISI): Aljbour, R.H. (2017). The impact of personnel management of expatriates after relocating to Arab markets on their organizational commitment. EuroMed Journal of Management
  • Article (ISI): Aljbour, R.H., (2017). Internal communication and expatriates’ work commitment to international assignment: Evidence from Jordan. Human Resources Management Journal.
  • Article (ISI): Expatriates success factors (ESF) to improve work performance in the Arab markets. Journal of Human Resources Management.
  • Article (ISI): The impact of work resources on work engagement of employees in the academic sector. Journal of Human resources Development.
  • Article: Aljbour, R.H. (2018). European expatriates’ gender and adaptability to Arab culture: Evidence from Jordan. EuroMed Journal of Business.


  1. Diversity impact on managers’ performance and cross-cultural business environment
  2. International business and marketing
  3. Managing international organizations
  4. Human resources in Multi-National Organizations
  5. Expatriates performance in the Arab markets


  1. World Affair Council
  2. Academy of Management
  3. American Marketing Association
  4. Academy of International Business