Abdullah Al-Beraidi


Professor of Management and Organizational Behaviour

Supervisor of Strategic Planning Department 

Qassim University 

Saudi Arabia 




  • Bachelor in Administrative Sciences, Imam University, Saudi Arabia.  
  • Master in Accounting , King Saud University, Saudi Arabia
  • PhD in Business Administration, Organizational Behaviour, Manchester University (MBS), UK.



 Main Interest areas

Creativity - leadership- organizational culture - organization change and development- prejudice- methodology-terminology.


Selected Publications:

1. Al-Beraidi, A. and Rickards, T. (2003), Creative Team Climate in an International Accounting Office: An Exploratory Study in Saudi Arabia, Managerial Auditing Journal, vol. 18, no. 1, p. 7 – 18.

2.  Al-Beraidi, A. and Rickards, T. (2006), Rethinking Creativity in the Accounting Profession: To Be Professional and Creative, Journal of Accounting & Organizational Change, vol. 2, no 2, p. 25-41.  

3. Al-Beraidi, A. and Rickards, T. (2006), Team Creativity in Highly Regulated Contexts: Towards a New Paradigm,  The R&D Management Conference, Taiwan.

4.      Al-Beraidi, A (2007), Arab Strategy in Higher Education Institutions: Descriptive Analytical Approach to Investigate the Cultural Problematic Factor, Arab Journal of Administration , vol. 27 (2), p. 79-110.

5. Abdullah Al-Beraidi (2007), Dilemmas of Leadership by  Tudor Rickards and Murray Clark, ( 2006), Journal of Management Development, vol. 26 (2) (Book Review).  

6.       Al-Beraidi, A (2008), Teaching and Integrating Creative Thinking Skills into Some Business Curriculum: A Suggested Framework, Qassim University : Journal of Economic and Administrative Sciences, vol. 1 (2), p. 151-178.

7.        Al-Beraidi, A (2008), Conceptual and Institutional Framework of Certified Rehabilitation in the Field of Creativity and Giftedness: A Suggested Project for the Arab World, Qassim University : Journal of Economic and Administrative Sciences, vol. 1 (1), p. 63-90.

8. Al-Beraidi, A (2008), Exploring the relationship between Organizational Culture, Job Satisfaction and Organizational Image: An Applied  Study on Technological Colleges in Saudi Arabia, Saudi Management Association, Scientific Journal of Management, vol. 1 (2), p. 7-46.

9. Al-Beraidi, A (2009),  The Terminological Problematic Issue in the Arab Managerial Thought with the Application on the “Governance” Term, Abha, First International Conference of Corporate Governance.  

10. Al-Beraidi, A. and Rickards, T. (2010),  Team Creativity in Highly Regulated Contexts: A Quantitative Investigation in Accounting Offices in Saudi Arabia , Arab Journal of Administrative Sciences, vol. 17 , no. 1, p. 137-167. 

11. Al-Beraidi, A. and Alodhayb, K. (2011), Priorities for job satisfaction in the Saudi Arabian private sector , Research Center at the College of Business and Economics, Qassim University, Saudi Arabia.

12.   Al-Beraidi, A. (2011), Knowledge Management: Towards A Civilizational and Cultural Perspective, Saudi Arabia,  The Institute of Public Administration: Public Administration Journal, vol. 52 (no. 1), p. 481-513. 

13. Al-Beraidi, A. (2011), Weakness of Creative Research Productivity in the Arab World: Symptoms, Hindrances, and Solutions with a Focus on Business Disciplines, Qassim University : Journal of Economic and Administrative Sciences, vol. 4 (1), p. 29-83.

14.   Al-Beraidi, A (2011),  Developing Morality in Business Students: Insights from Arab-Islamic Culture and Business Experience, in: Charles Wankel and Agata Stachowicz-Stanusch (eds.), Effectively Integrating Ethical Dimensions into Business Education, Information Age Publishing (Book Chapter).

15.   Al-Beraidi, A. and Al-Rasheed, N. (2012), Empowerment's Levels and Obstacles and its Relationship to Organizational Loyalty in the Saudi Banking Sector: An Empirical Study on a Sample of Qassim Region's Banks, Saudi Arabia, The Institute of Public Administration: Public Administration Journal, vol. 52 (no. 2), p. 161-199. 

16.   Al-Beraidi, A. (2012), Exploring Some Dimensions of Prejudice as a Neglected Phenomenon in the Arab Administrative Environment, Majmaah University: Journal of Human and Administrative Sciences, vol. 1 (no. 1), p. 81-130.

17. Al-Beraidi, A (2012), Towards an Investigation of Prejudice Phenomenon in Organizational Behaviour, Arab Journal of Administration,  Refereed bulletin.

18. Al-Beraidi, A. (in press), Towards "management of prejudice": A proposed framework for defining and addressing the prejudice phenomenon in the management thought, Arab Journal of Administration.