Dr. Saeed AlShahrani is an Assistant Professor of management in the Management and Information Technology Department (MIT) in Jubail Industrial College (JIC). He earned his Bachelor and MBA from the Business School at King Fahad University of Petroleum and Minerals (KFUPM) and successfully earned his PhD in Management (Major: Organizational and Leadership Behavior) from the University of Hull in the UK. With over 16 years of academic experience, Dr. AlShahrani was appointed as chairman of MIT before his current assignment as a Deputy of Planning and development in JIC. His research interests lie primarily in the area of organizational behavior, leadership, strategic management, change management, and human resources.
PhD, The University of Hull, UK, 2019
M.Rse The University of Hull - UK, 2015
MBA, King Fahad University of Petroleum and Minerals (KFUPM), 2009
BSc, King Fahad University of Petroleum and Minerals (KFUPM), 2005
AS, Jubail Industrial College, 2000
Williams, C. H., & Alshahrani, S. (2017). Organizational commitment and transformational leadership in different contexts: Strong and complex relationship as reflected in the literature. International Journal of Business and Management Studies, 6(1), 295-314.
Alshahrani, S. (2016). Literature analysis of the effect of transformational leadership on the work outcomes: an update of relationships and mediation processes. Paper presented at International Conference for Academic Disciplines. University of London, UK.
Alshahrani, S. The relationship between leadership and organizational attitudes: Mediation and Moderation process. Poster presented at: 9th Saudi Student Conference in UK; 2016 Feb 13-14; Birmingham, UK.
2020 – present: Deputy of Planning and Development - JIC
2019: Assistant Professor and Chairman of MIT, JIC
2009-2018: Lecturer and Faculty member in MIT Department, JIC
2004-2008: Instructor and Faculty member in MIT, JIC
Excellence Award, Saudi Cultural Mission, UK, 2016-2017
Awarded Master of Research (MRes), the University of Hull, UK, 2015
Courses and trainings
February 2020 – Completed 4 weeks training in ‘Leading Change in Organizations’ conducted by Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Massachusetts, USA.
August, 2020 – attend training in ‘Executive planning’. Ethrai, Saudi Arabia.
August, 2020 – attend training in ‘change management’. Ethrai, Saudi Arabia.
August, 2020 – attend training in ‘developing an effective organizational culture’. Ethrai, Saudi Arabia.
June, 2020 – attend training in ‘Critical Thinking for Better Judgment and Decision-Making’. Linkedin Learning.
December 2012 – Participated in ‘A Collaboration Platform Model for Academic – Industry Exchange’ workshop Conducted by The Royal Commission in Jubail – Colleges & Institutes Sectors. Jubail, Saudi Arabia.
May 2012 – Participated in Jubail 1st International Engineering & Technology Education Conference. Jubail, Saudi Arabia.
January 2009 – Attending training in SAP conducted by SAP team. Jubail Industrial College. Jubail, Saudi Arabia.
November 2005 – Completed 2 days course in ‘Covey’s 7 Habits for Effective performance’ conducted by Organization Development of the Royal Commission. Jubail, Saudi Arabia.
May 2005 – Completed 2 weeks course in ‘Presentation Skills’ conducted by Organization Development of the Royal Commission. Jubail, Saudi Arabia.