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Associate Professor Sharif As-Saber

Associate Professor of International Bus

Associate Professor Sharif As-Saber joined the RMIT University in 2010. Previously, he served at Monash University, the University of Tasmania and Massey University. He earned his PhD in international and comparative management from the University of Tasmania. He also holds academic qualifications such as BSocSc (Honours) (International Relations), LL.B, MSocSc (International Relations) and an MBA (International Business). He completed a faculty development program in International Business Law and Ethics at the University of Colorado at Denver. Previously, he held several academic administrative positions including the Founding Director, MPhil (Industry) Program and Director, International Business Program at Monash University; Sub-Dean, International Business Program at the University of Tasmania; and International Business Program Manager at Massey University, New Zealand. He also has a long public service experience.

His current research interests include e-governance, anti-corruption, social reregulation, international business, call centre management, geopolitics and international education. He has edited two books and authored several book chapters, published extensively in refereed journals and presented in leading international conferences. His latest edited book, Governance and Human Capital: The 21st Century Agenda, has just been published by Sterling.

Associate Professor As-Saber is the founding Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Administration & Governance. He is also on the editorial boards of several journals including Thunderbird International Business Review, Electronic Government, Journal of Innovation Management in Small and Medium Enterprises, Journal of International Education and Business, and Society & Change. Previously, he served as the Editor of the Journal of Administration & Diplomacy (1994-95) and the Book and Media Review Editor of the Journal of Transnational Management Development (1998-99). He has been involved in organising conferences and research colloquiums and acted as the stream chair in several international conferences. He also edited several conference proceedings. He has been the recipient of several competitive grants including the prestigious Australian Research Council (ARC) grant.

Associate Professor As-Saber is the Chairman of the premier governance-related organisation within the Asia Pacific region, Network of Asia Pacific Schools and Institutes of Public Administration & Governance (NAPSIPAG). He is the Secretary and Treasurer of the Australia and New Zealand International Business Academy (ANZIBA).


View more outputs from this academic in the RMIT Research Repository

  • The EU�s role in the implementation of the SDGS in Asia Pacific. Funded by: Erasmus+ (European Commission) 2017 onwards from (2017 to 2020)
  • eGuide as a Learning tool kit for breast cancer related supportive care services. Funded by: Telematics Trust Grant pre-2014 from (2013 to 2014)
Note: Supervision projects since 2004

3 PhD Completions3 PhD Current Supervisions

International business, Governance, Strategy, Cross-cultural Management.