Prof. Mohamed Saad
Head of Psychology Department
HoD Office, Building 13

Mohamad Saad is a Professor of Organizational Studies with a demonstrated history of working in the training, consultancies, and the higher education industry. He is skilled in strategic management, planning, negotiation, budgeting, analytical skills, team building, and organizational research. He has strong education professional background with a Ph.D. degree in organizational behaviour from Portland State University and Cairo University. He also has an MBA focused in management technology from New Jersey Institute of Technology and a Master of Science in Applied Statistics and Econometrics.

Prof. Saad joined the BUE in 2013, as an Associate Professor of organizational behaviour in the department of Business Administration, Faculty of Business Administration, Economics, and Political Sciences. Then he moved to Faculty of Arts and Humanities since 2016. Currently, he is the Head of Psychology Department. 

Beyond the university, he also worked as a senior consultant and the research and development manager in Arab Consultant for Engineering and Management, Cairo, Egypt. In addition, he is a consultant for several international and national organisations (e.g., UNDP, UNDC, UNHCR, British Council, TVET, HCCA, SOFERCO).

He is also an editorial board member and a reviewer for several international journal including Journal of Management Development, International Journal of Managerial Studies and Research, Journal of Research in Business, Economics and Management).

Professor Saad’s research focuses on work values, workplace violence, workplace stigma, workplace harassment and discrimination, quality of work life, leadership styles, decision making skills, crisis management, conflict resolution, personality traits, and gender and cultural issues.

He has been involved in over 15 research projects, more than 30 publications and been awarded over 1.9 million pounds in research grants.

Education
  • Ph.D. in Organizational Psychology (Joint programme between Portland State University, OR-USA, and Cairo University, 2008)
  • M.B.A. in Management of Technology, New Jersey Institute of Technology, NY-USA, 2010.
  • M.Sc. in Applied Statistics and Econometrics, Cairo University, 2007.
  • PC.D. in Applied Statistics and Econometrics, Faculty of Graduate Studies, for Statistical Research, Cairo University, 2004.
  • M.A. in Organizational Psychology, Cairo University, 2002.
  • PG.D. in Applied Psychology, Cairo University, 1994
  • Excellent Licentiate in Psychology, Cairo University, 1993
Research Interests

Professor Saad’s research focuses on work values, workplace violence, workplace stigma, workplace harassment and discrimination, quality of work life, leadership styles, decision making skills, crisis management, conflict resolution, personality traits, and gender and cultural issues.

Journal Articles
  • Mohamad, M.S. & Abdel-Raheem, A. (2019). Organizational Personality as a Moderating Variable of the Relationship between Organizational DNA and Innovative Performance. Journal of Business and Management Sciences, 7(3), 131-139.‏
  • Mohamad, M.S. (2019). I Got My Vengeance: Sexual Harassment, Coping Strategies and Counterproductive Behaviours in Egypt. British Journal of Psychology Research, 7(2), 1-21.
  • Mohamad, M.S. (2019). Workplace Gender Discrimination and Job Performance in Egypt: The Moderating Role of Equity Sensitivity. American Journal of Applied Psychology, 7(1), 11-19.
  • Mohamed, A. A., Saad, M., & Magdy, M. A. (2019). The Construction and Validation of a New Hepatitis C Virus Social Stigma in the Workplace Scale. Psychology, Community & Health, 8(1), 1-13.
  • Sameer, Y. M., Mohamed, A. A., & Mohamad, M. S. (2019). Antecedents of psychological capital: The role of work design. Journal of Economics & Management, 35, 124-149.
  • Mohamed, A. A., Elebrashi, R. M., & Saad, M. (2019). A Test of the Functional Theory of Human Values in Egypt. The Social Science Journal, 56(1), 118-126.
  • Mohamad, M.S., Morrison, E., Fahim, S., Khalil, R., & Waldron, R. (2018). Cultures of Learning: Perceptions of Syrian refugees of education and pastoral support in MENA. A comparative report. UK: British Council.
  • Mohamed, M.S. & El-Fekey, S.F. (2018). The relationship between graduates’ perceived employability attributes and employability gap in Egypt: The moderating roles of core self-evaluation and university branding. International Journal of Business and Management; Vol. 13, No. 4, 158-172.
  • Mohamed, M.S. & Dajani, M. (2017). Perceived Organisational Injustice and Counterproductive Behaviour: The Mediating Role of Work Alienation Evidence from the Egyptian Public Sector, International Journal of Business and Management; Vol. 12, No. 5, 192-201.
  • Mohamed, M.S. & Dajani, M. (2017). The mediating role of work values in the relationship between Islamic religiosity and job performance: empirical: Evidence from Egyptian public health sector, Journal of Business Theory and Practice, Vol.5, No. 4, 293-314.
  • Mohamed, M.S., Mohamed, A. A. & Awad, A.E. (2017). The relationship between pay satisfaction and turnover intention in Egypt. Journal of Competitiveness Studies, Vol.25, No. 1, 65-79.
  • Mohamed, M.S. & Dadawy, S. (2016). Psychological Contract Violation and Affective Commitment: The Mediating Effect of Cynicism and the Moderating Effect of Employees’ Expectations, International Journal of Business and Management Review, Vol.4, No.10, pp.14-34.
  • Mohamed, M.S. & Dajani, M. (2016). Leadership Styles, Organisational Culture and Learning Organisational Capability in Education Industry: Evidence from Egypt. International Journal of Business and Social Research, Volume 06, Issue 11, 42-57..
  • Mohamed, M.S. & Mohamed, A. A. (2016). Marketplace stigma: customers’ stigmatization of employees with hepatitis C virus. Journal of Management Development, Vol. 35 No. 10, 2016, pp. 1219-1231
  • Mohamed, M.S. & Hussein, A. (2016). Perceived Risk and Behavioral Determinants of Using Internet Banking in Egypt. Journal of Behavioural Economics, Finance, Entrepreneurship, Accounting and Transport, 2016, Vol. 4, No. 3, 40-48.
  • Mohamed, M.S. & Metawie, M. (2015). Store Environment, Personality Factors and Impulse Buying Behavior in Egypt: The Mediating Roles of Shop Enjoyment and Impulse Buying Tendencies. Journal of Business and Management Sciences, 2015, Vol. 3, No. 2, 69-77.
  • Mohamed, M.S. & Dadawy, S. (2015). Perfectionism and Job Burnout: Does Religious Coping Moderate the Relationship? International Journal of Business and Social Research, Volume 05, Issue 12, 1-14.