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PhD in Human Resource Management, University Utara Malaysia, Malaysia, 2016.

Master Science in Human Resource Management, University Utara Malaysia, Malaysia, 2010.

Post studies:

Bachelor in English Language & Literature, Irbid Private University, Jordan, 2005


Professional Membership:

  • Member in the Society of Eng.
  • Fellow of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)
  • Fellow of the
  • Member in Research Gate

Teaching Statement

Dr. Mahmood involves students in understanding the current real-world situations in every course he teaches. He focuses on the relevance and usefulness of the course material. For instance, he always rises up some current cases and issues at the beginning of each course which somehow can be solved and discussed at the end of the course. Therefore, students can be part of these issues and try to solve it after they gain the proper knowledge during the class.


Dr. Mahmood is an assistant Professor of Human Resource Management at Gulf University. He is also the Director of Innovation and entrepreneurship Center at Gulf University. He was an  International Trainer at Saudi Electronic University for Doroob Training Project, International Trainer at CINPAA International Cooperative for New Pedagogy, Training & Consulting in Malaysia (Training Industrial Psychology, Leadership, HRM, & Organizational Behavior), and Head of counselling and students’ activities department at Al-Madinah International University.

Research Interest

Dr. Mahmood’s research interests focus on HRM and Employment Relationship in the context of globalization, and in particular, issues on strategic HRM, Organizational Psychology, Leadership, Emotional Intelligence, Entrepreneurship, HRM Functions, Green HRM and diversity at the workplace. The aim of his research is to contribute to the knowledge set of HRM. Moreover, he contributes to the labor market on designing and conducting ethical and effective HRM practices to gain competitive and sustainable advantages and to provide green HR environment.


  • Leaders’ Emotional Intelligence and Employee Retention: Mediation of Job Satisfaction in the Hospitality Industry (Submitted).
  • Examining the impact of HR Practices on Employee Engagement in the Transportation Industry of Bahrain (Submitted)
  • Investigating the role of fairness at work on employee performance across the Kingdom of Bahrain. Test of a Moderated Model (Submitted)
  • Performance on the Road: Examining the Critical role of Training Effectiveness Amongst the blue-collar employees: Case Study of a Transportation Company in Bahrain, 2017, proceeding conference.
  • Grant of fiscal year 2019 from Toshiba International Foundation (Submitted).
  • Joint Research project in Green HRM in collaboration with researches from USA and from Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Tourism (In Process).