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Dr Moheeb Abualqumboz was appointed a Lecturer of Project Management, for the Department of Logistics, Operations, Hospitality and Marketing, at the University of Huddersfield in 2015.

Obtaining a BSc in Civil Engineering from the Near East University (Cyprus), Moheeb went on to undertake an MSc in Construction Project Management at the Islamic University of Gaza (Palestine). He received his PhD in Project Management from the University of Manchester and went to become the Director of the Project Management Department at the Islamic University of Gaza (2008-10).


As a Teaching Graduate Assistant of Postgraduate Project Management, Moheeb taught subjects including Managing Humanitarian Aid Projects, and People and Organisations, at the University of Manchester (2012-14). His several years as a Project Manager and Consultant, for multi-million construction and education projects, ground his teaching in experience.

Moheeb later taught Project Management, Global Supply Chain and Strategy subjects for Undergraduates and Postgraduates at Leeds Business School. He presently reviews for the British Academy of Management, and the European Group for Organisational Management.


Awarded ‘Best Student’ in Palestinian Territories (1993), and a Golden Robes Nominee for Motivator of the Year at Leeds Beckett University (2015), Moheeb has substantial accolades from throughout his career.

Moheeb secured funding of USD 250,000 from the Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development in 2009, through Palestine’s Welfare Association, for the Mobaderoon Project which incubates entrepreneurship. Alongside being the recipient of two research grants, from the Arab British Chamber of Commerce Foundation (2010/12), and two research bursaries, from Arab Student Aid International (2011/12), Moheeb has served as an external examiner for MBA students at Leeds Business School (2012).

Research Expertise and Interests

  • Inter-organisational relationships in networks
  • Social exchange theory
  • Inter-organisational learning
  • Network learning
  • Time and space in social exchange theory


Research Degree Supervision

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Construction industry Engineering & Materials Science
learning organization Social Sciences
reciprocity Social Sciences
learning Social Sciences
Organizational networks Business & Economics
Accidents Engineering & Materials Science
Contractors Engineering & Materials Science
social norm Social Sciences

Research Output 2006 2017

  • 3 Conference contribution
  • 1 Article

Can knowledge be retained in informal organisational networks?

Abualqumboz, M., Reid, I., Papalexi, M. & Bamford, D., 1 Jan 2017, Proceedings of the 18th European Conference on Knowledge Management, ECKM 2017. Academic Conferences Limited, Vol. 1. p. 1-7 7 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Organizational networks
Knowledge sharing
Informal networks
Knowledge networks

Can Knowledge be Retained in Organisational Networks?

Abualqumboz, M., Reid, I., Papalexi, M. & Bamford, D., Nov 2017, Knowledge Management. European Conference. 18th 2017. (ECKM 2017) (2 Vols) . Academic Conferences and Publishing International Ltd., p. 1-7 7 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
Organizational networks
Knowledge sharing
Organizational aspects

Quality and safety in the Palestinian construction industry

Enshassi, A., Choudhry, R. M. & Abualqumboz, M., 2009, In : Revista Ingenieria de Construccion. 24, 1, p. 49-78 30 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Construction industry
Safety factor

Behavior of Workers Towards Safety in Construction Projects in the Gaza Strip

Enshassi, A. & Abualqumboz, M., 2006, Proceedings of CIB W99 International Conference: Global Unity for Safety & Health in Construction. Fang, D., Choudhry, R. M. & Hinze, J. W. (eds.). Beijing, China: Tsinghua University Press, p. 514-520 7 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
Construction industry

Activities 2016 2016

  • 2 Oral presentation

Learning to Give in a Network Context: Applying Theories of the Gift to Examine Reciprocal Exchanges in Learning Networks

Moheeb Abualqumboz (Speaker), Paul Chan (Speaker)
21 Jun 2016

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

Professional Service Operations Management: Sustaining the Discipline?

Iain Reid (Speaker), David Bamford (Speaker), Robert Bamford (Speaker), Marina Papalexi (Speaker), Benjamin Dehe (Speaker), Moheeb Abualqumboz (Speaker)
19 Jun 2016

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation