Department of Management
Faculty Name: Dr. Andrew Serena Klein
Title: Assistant Professor of Management
College/School: School of Business Administration
Department: Department of Management
Office Location: SBA-1133
Phone: +(971) 6 515 2323
Fax: +(971) 6 515 4065
E-mail: View e-mail address
Teaching Areas  
Management, Organizational Behavior
Research Areas
Organizational Culture; Business Strategy; Human Resource Management
  • Ph.D. University of Illinois at Chicago, USA, 2003
  • MBA, University of Chicago, USA, 1983
  • BA, University of Massachusetts, USA, 1977
Professional Experience  
  • American University of Sharjah, UAE, 2007-Current
  • Northwestern University, USA, 2002-2007
  • Keller Graduate School of Management, USA, 1988-2007
Academy of Management
Academic and Professional Awards  
  • Faculty of the Year Award, Northwestern University, Master of Product Development Program, 2006
Selected Research, Scholarship and Creative Work
  • Klein, Andrew. S, Wallis, J.L; Cooke, R.A.. "The impact of leadership styles on organizational culture and firm effectiveness: An empirical study." Journal of Management and Organization 19, no. 3 (December, 2013): 241-254. [Comment: ACCEPTANCE DATE: SEPTEMBER, 2013. ]
  • Walllis, J.L., Goldfinch, S.; Klein, A.S.. "The challenge of sustaining respect in a central budget agency: What can Ireland's Department of Finance learn from the New Zealand Treasury?" Public Money and Management 1, no. 1 (September, 2011): 12-21. [Comment: ACCEPTANCE DATE: JUNE, 2011. ]
  • Andrew S. Klein. "Corporate culture: its value as a resource for competitive advantage." Journal of Business Strategy (March, 2011): Vol 32 Issue 2, 21-28.
  • Klein, A., Waxin, M. Radnell. "Impact of Arab Culture on Organizational Cultural Norms." Education, Business & Society: Contemporary Middle Eastern Issues (March, 2009): -.
  • Klein, Andrew S., Ralph J. Masi, C. Ken, Weidner II. "Organizational Culture, Distribution and Amount of Control, and Perceptions of Quality." Group Organization Management: an international journal 20, no. 2 (June, 1995): 122-148. [Comment: ACCEPTANCE DATE: JANUARY, 1995. ]
  Conference Presentations
  • Klein, Andrew. S. "Aligning human resource management systems with organizational culture." Paper presented at the Global Business and International Management conference, August 1, 2012.
  • Andrew S. Klein, Joseph Wallis. "Leadership styles and organizational culture." Paper presented at the International Conference on Organizational Innovation, Malaysia, July, 2011.
  • Klein, A, Radnell. "Organizational Culture and Innovation: Case Studies in the Arabian Gulf." Paper presented at the International Conference of Organizational Innovation, Thailand, April, 2010.
  • Klein, A, Waxin, M. Radnell. "Organizational Culture and Firm Performance." Paper presented at the Eurasian Business, Economics and Society, Istanbul Turkey, June, 2009.
  • Klein, A, Waxin, M. Radnell. "Impact of Arab Culture on Organizational Culture." Paper presented at the NICOM-2009, India, January, 2009.
  • Leban, B., Klein, A. and Stone, R. (2006). Managing Organizational Change. John Wiley and Sons, Inc. USA

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