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Radi’s research interests lie in the areas of general Management, more specifically on Strategic Management, Minority Entrepreneurship, Forecasting and Business Ethics. Prior to joining the academia, Radi worked in practice for nine years in a strategic planning department at an international pharmaceutical company that operates in MENA (Middle East and North Africa) countries, in addition to his last post as a Unit Head at Procter and Gamble's distributor (IATCO) in Saudi Arabia.

Radi is currently looking at the impact of culture and religion in social integration of minorities and its influence on forced entrepreneurship status for refuges and economic migrants.

Radi has served the community in the UK by conducting consultancy projects with Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust (CHFT), Kirklees Council, Calderdale Council, in addition to a few projects for Small Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in Yorkshire.

Radi is interested in multidisciplinary research and teaching between the Business School, School of Applied Science and School of Engineering by teaching Strategic Management for non-Business Students and leading Business Research projects.

Funded projects:

BA/Leverhulme funded project: Radi was commissioned as Co-investigator and working with Deema Refai and John Lever. This project titled: A Better Future - Understanding Refugee Entrepreneurship (BFURE). The team has been commissioned to carry out multi-site researches in West Yorkshire region and develop refugee’s skills and integration into the society. The project is supported by the Kirklees Council and some voluntary sector organisations such as Huddersfield Sanctuary and Yorkshire Spirit CIC (Education). Value: £6,060 (ongoing).

University Sandpit project: Radi was commissioned as the Principal Investigator and working with Deema Refai, Toby Martin and John Lever. This project titled: Sounding Out Refugees Stories in Jordan (SORJ). This is an interdisciplinary project to explore the journeys of Syrian refugees in Jordan and the challenges they face, focusing particularly on how these journeys and challenges lead them to engage in entrepreneurship, whereby they enhance their socio-economic cohesion. The project aimed to turn refugee stories into two songs to be presented at two main events in Jordan (at a university and a secondary school, respectively) to promote the positive image of refugees through songs. Value: £14,300 (completed in 2019).

Santander Student Mobility Funds: Radi was commissioned to lead a group of four MSc students to present and contribute to Business Ethics workshop at the American University of Madaba in Jordan. The workshop and presentation was conducted at the School level and all students and academics were involved. Value: £5,000 (completed in 2016).

Research Expertise and Interests

  • Strategic Management and Leadership 
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Business Ethics 
  • Pharmaceutical Management 

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Research Output 2014 2018

Congruity between the female gender role and the leader role: a literature review

Koburtay, T., Syed, J. & Haloub, R., 26 Oct 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : European Business Review.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Literature review
Gender roles
Theoretical framework
6 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access

Implications of Religion, Culture and Legislation for Gender Equality at Work: Qualitative Insights from Jordan

Koburtay, T., Syed, J. & Haloub, R., 16 Oct 2018, In : Journal of Business Ethics. 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

women's employment

The Effect of Health Advertising on University Students

Samawi, J., Jraisat, L. & Haloub, R., 1 Mar 2017, In : Journal of Business & Economic Policy. 4, 1, p. 130-137 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Creating ethical awareness through interactive group work

Haloub, R. & Beddewela, E., 2014, Inspirational Guide for the Implementation of PRME: UK and Ireland edition. Murray, A., Baden, D., Cashian, P., Wersun, A. & Haynes, K. (eds.). Greenleaf Publishing, p. 123-128 6 p. (The Principles for Responsible Management Education Series).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

group work
business school
social responsibility

Activities 2015 2018

  • 5 Oral presentation

Escaping the Iron Cage: Entrepreneurial Behaviour of Syrian Refugees

Deema Refai (Speaker), John Lever (Speaker), Radi Haloub (Speaker), Jamil Samawi (Speaker)
7 Nov 2018

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation


A Homogenising ‘We-Discourse’ and the Social Positioning of Syrian Refugee Entrepreneurs in Jordan: The Business of Hope and the Politics of Misery

John Lever (Speaker), Deema Refai (Speaker), Radi Haloub (Speaker)
17 Jul 2018

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation


Societal and Contextual Implications on Female Leadership in the Jordanian Hotels Sector

Radi Haloub (Speaker), Tamer Koburtay (Speaker), Jawad Syed (Speaker)
21 Jun 2017

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

Attitudes Toward Business Ethics in Different Contexts: A Cross-Cultural Comparison Between Professionals in Jordan and UK

Radi Haloub (Speaker), Deema Refai (Speaker), Eshani Beddewela (Speaker), Jamil Samawi (Speaker)
4 Jul 2016

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

The Influence of Managerial Forces and Users’ Judgements on Forecasting in International Manufacturers: A Grounded Study

Radi Haloub (Speaker), Paul Reynolds (Speaker)
8 Sep 2015

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation