Hussain Rammal

Professor Hussain Rammal

Professor of International Business

Adelaide Business School

Faculty of Arts, Business, Law and Economics

Eligible to supervise Masters and PhD - email supervisor to discuss availability.


Hussain Rammal is Professor of International Business at the Adelaide Business School, the University of Adelaide. He is the founding editor of the Emerging Issues in International Business and Global Strategy book series, co-editor-in-chief of Review of International Business and Strategy journal, and the Real Impact Editor (Oceania) for the Journal of Knowledge Management.

Prior to joining the University of Adelaide, Hussain was a faculty member at the University of Technology Sydney (UTS) and the University of South Australia (UniSA). He has been a visiting researcher at the University of Aberdeen - UK, Aalto University - Finland, Bologna University - Italy, University of Lampung - Indonesia, and Brawijaya University - Indonesia.

Hussain's current research interests include the internationalization of services firms (trade in services), the transfer of knowledge across the inter-and intra-MNE networks, and international business negotiations.

- Trade in Services

- Internationalization of firms

- Knowledge Management

- International Business Negotiations

- International Business and Political Economy

  • Appointments

    Date Position Institution name
    2022 - ongoing Professor of International Business University of Adelaide
    2016 - 2022 Associate Professor of International Business and Strategy University of Technology Sydney
    2009 - 2016 Senior Lecturer - International Business University of South Australia
    2003 - 2009 Lecturer - International Business University of Adelaide
  • Education

    Date Institution name Country Title
    University of Adelaide Australia Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    Flinders University Australia Master of Business Administration (International Business)
    University of Melbourne Australia Bachelor of Commerce
  • Research Interests

  • Journals

    Year Citation
    2022 Findlay, C., Rammal, H. G., Rose, E., & Pereira, V. (2022). Internationalization and knowledge management strategies of service firms: impact of regulatory environment in regional markets. Journal of Knowledge Management, 26(9), 2177-2194.
    DOI Scopus2 WoS2
    2022 Shet, S. V., Del Giudice, M., & Rammal, H. G. (2022). Managerial challenges to promoting competency-based intellectual capital in emerging market economies – developing a framework for implications. Journal of Intellectual Capital, 23(1), 85-102.
    DOI Scopus5 WoS6
    2022 Ferreira, J. J., Fernandes, C. I., Guo, Y., & Rammal, H. G. (2022). Knowledge worker mobility and knowledge management in MNEs: A bibliometric analysis and research agenda. Journal of Business Research, 142, 464-475.
    DOI Scopus4 WoS2
    2022 Mehreen, H., Rammal, H. G., Pereira, V., & Del Giudice, M. (2022). Investigating the influence of absorptive capacity of recipients within cross-border transfer of knowledge: evidence from emerging markets. International Marketing Review, 39(3), 734-754.
    DOI Scopus7 WoS10
    2022 Fernandes, C. I., Veiga, P. M., Ferreira, J. J., Rammal, H. G., & Pereira, V. (2022). Assessing strategic leadership in organizations: Using bibliometric data to develop a holistic model. Journal of Business Research, 141, 646-655.
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    2022 Rammal, H. G., Rose, E. L., Ghauri, P. N., Ørberg Jensen, P. D., Kipping, M., Petersen, B., & Scerri, M. (2022). Economic nationalism and internationalization of services: Review and research agenda. Journal of World Business, 57(3), 13 pages.
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    2022 Khan, M. R., & Rammal, H. G. (2022). The role of trade unions in promoting CSR in Bangladesh’s ready-made garments sector: the post-pandemic scenario. Management Decision, 15 pages.
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    2022 AlHussainan, O., Guo, Y., Rammal, H. G., Tang, R., & Golgeci, I. (2022). Favor Reciprocity, Innovation, and Inefficiency: The Double-edged Sword of Business-to-Business Wasta Relations. Journal of Business and Industrial Marketing, 0408-1-0408-12.
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    2022 Behl, A., Kamboj, S., Sarmah, B., Pereira, V., Sharma, K., Rammal, H. G., & Arrigo, E. (2022). Customer involvement and servitization in hybrid offerings: Moderating role of digitalization and co-creation. International Marketing Review.
    2021 Yuliansyah, Y., Rammal, H. G., Maryani, M., Mohamed Jais, I. R., & Mohd-Sanusi, Z. (2021). Organizational learning, innovativeness and performance of financial service firms in an emerging market: examining the mediation effects of customer-focused strategy. Business Process Management Journal, 27(4), 1126-1141.
    DOI Scopus3 WoS4
    2021 Thite, M., Rammal, H. G., & Ferreira, J. J. M. (2021). Talent management in the “new normal”—Case study of Indian
    IT
    services multinationals in China. Thunderbird International Business Review, 1-11.

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    2021 Guo, Y., Rammal, H. G., & Pereira, V. (2021). Am I ‘In or Out’? A social identity approach to studying expatriates’ social networks and adjustment in a host country context. Journal of Business Research, 136, 558-566.
    DOI Scopus5 WoS5
    2021 Dang, Q. T., Rammal, H. G., & Michailova, S. (2021). Expatriates' families: A systematic literature review and research agenda. Human Resource Management Review, 32(4), 21 pages.
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    2021 Patel, P., Rammal, H. G., Ferreira, J. J., & Prikshat, V. (2021). Knowledge management, sharing and transfer in cross-national teams and the remote management of team members: the onsite-offshore phenomenon of service EMNEs. Journal of Global Mobility: The Home of Expatriate Management Research, 9(4), 574-590.
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    2021 Ferreira, J. J., Fernandes, C. I., Rammal, H. G., & Veiga, P. M. (2021). Wearable technology and consumer interaction: A systematic review and research agenda. Computers in Human Behavior, 118, 10 pages.
    DOI Scopus26 WoS24
    2021 Brockman, P., Dow, D., Phan, H. L., Rammal, H. G., & Zurbruegg, R. (2021). Young aspiring globals (YAGs): early-stage strategies of knowledge-focused international entrepreneurs. Journal of Knowledge Management, 26(6), 26 pages.
    DOI Scopus4 WoS5
    2020 Guo, Y., Jasovska, P., Rammal, H. G., & Rose, E. L. (2020). Global mobility of professionals and the transfer of tacit knowledge in multinational service firms. Journal of Knowledge Management, 24(3), 553-567.
    DOI Scopus48 WoS36
    2020 Burritt, R. L., Christ, K. L., Rammal, H. G., & Schaltegger, S. (2020). Multinational Enterprise Strategies for Addressing Sustainability: the Need for Consolidation. Journal of Business Ethics, 164(2), 389-410.
    DOI Scopus34 WoS37
    2020 Dang, Q. T., & Rammal, H. G. (2020). Japanese expatriates' management in global assignments: A review and research agenda. Thunderbird International Business Review, 62(6), 689-705.
    DOI Scopus5
    2020 Dang, Q. T., Jasovska, P., & Rammal, H. G. (2020). International business-government relations: The risk management strategies of MNEs in emerging economies. Journal of World Business, 55(1), 14 pages.
    DOI Scopus31 WoS28
    2019 Dang, Q. T., Jasovska, P., Rammal, H. G., & Schlenker, K. (2019). Formal-informal channels of university-industry knowledge transfer: the case of Australian business schools. Knowledge Management Research and Practice, 17(4), 384-395.
    DOI Scopus11 WoS9
    2018 Guo, Y., Rammal, H. G., Benson, J., Zhu, Y., & Dowling, P. J. (2018). Interpersonal relations in China: Expatriates’ perspective on the development and use of guanxi. International Business Review, 27(2), 455-464.
    DOI Scopus36 WoS32
    2018 Richardson, C., & Rammal, H. G. (2018). Religious belief and international business negotiations: Does faith influence negotiator behaviour?. International Business Review, 27(2), 401-409.
    DOI Scopus15 WoS16
    2016 Yuliansyah, Y., Rammal, H. G., & Rose, E. (2016). Business strategy and performance in Indonesia’s service sector. Journal of Asia Business Studies, 10(2), 164-182.
    DOI Scopus38
    2014 Rammal, H. G., & Rose, E. L. (2014). Internationalization of service firms. INTERNATIONAL MARKETING REVIEW, 31(6), 550-556.
    DOI WoS14
    2014 Petracci, B., & Rammal, H. G. (2014). Developing the Islamic Financial Services sector in Italy: An institutional theory perspective. Journal of Financial Services Marketing, 19(3), 198-207.
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    2013 Khakhar, P., & Rammal, H. G. (2013). Culture and business networks: International business negotiations with Arab managers. International Business Review, 22(3), 578-590.
    DOI Scopus47 WoS46
    2013 Rammal, H. G., & Parker, L. D. (2013). Islamic banking in Pakistan: A history of emergent accountability and regulation. Accounting History, 18(1), 5-29.
    DOI Scopus20
    2013 Kamla, R., & Rammal, H. G. (2013). Social reporting by Islamic banks: Does social justice matter?. Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal, 26(6), 911-945.
    DOI Scopus88 WoS70
    2011 Rammal, H. G. (2011). Navigating IJVS successfully in Southeast Asia. Thunderbird International Business Review, 53(6), 775-776.
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    2011 Hoepner, A. G. F., Rammal, H. G., & Rezec, M. (2011). Islamic mutual funds' financial performance and international investment style: Evidence from 20 countries. European Journal of Finance, 17(9-10), 829-850.
    DOI Scopus153 WoS139
    2010 Hermann, A., & Rammal, H. (2010). The grounding of the "flying bank". Management Decision, 48(7), 1048-1062.
    DOI Scopus6 WoS5
    2010 Rammal, H. G. (2010). Islamic finance: Challenges and opportunities. Journal of Financial Services Marketing, 15(3), 189-190.
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    2009 Gould, G., & Rammal, H. (2009). The value relevance of accounting reports. Business Journal for Entrepreneurs, 22(1), 59-64.
    2008 Rammal, H. (2008). Political motivations: The nationalization of the Pakistani banking sector. Corporate Ownership and Control, 6(2), 342-346.
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    2008 Rammal, H. G. (2008). Political Motivations: The Nationalization of the Pakistani Banking Sector. Corporate Ownership and Control Journal, 6(2), 342-346.
    2007 Rammal, H. G. (2007). Communicating Successfully: The Importance of Nonverbal Messages in the Communication Process. Samadhan-The Solution, 10, 21-26.
    2007 Rammal, H., & Zurbrugg, R. (2007). Awareness of Islmaic banking products among Muslims: The case of Australia. Journal of Financial Services Marketing, 12(1), 65-74.
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    2006 Rammal, H. (2006). The importance of Shari'ah supervision in Islamic financial institutions. Corporate Ownership and Control, 3(3), 204-208.
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    2006 Rammal, H., & Zurbrugg, R. (2006). Measuring the awareness of Australian Muslims towards shari'ah compliant banking products. Indonesian Management & Accounting Research, 3(1), 351-362.
    2006 Rammal, H., & Zurbrugg, R. (2006). The impact of regulatory quality on intra-foreign direct investment flows in the ASEAN markets. International Business Review, 15(4), 401-414.
    DOI Scopus32 WoS27
    2006 Rammal, H. G. (2006). The Importance of Shari’Ah Supervision in Islamic Financial Institutions. Corporate Ownership and Control, 3(3), 204-208.
    2005 Rammal, H. (2005). International business negotiations: The case of Pakistan. International Journal of Commerce and Management, 15(2), 129-140.
    DOI Scopus13
    2005 Allsopp, L., Rammal, H., & Zurbrugg, R. (2005). Purchasing power parity and the Asian financial crisis: Implications for policy makers. Global Business Review, 6(2), 251-258.
    DOI Scopus2
    2004 Rammal, H. (2004). Industrial conflict in Australia: The effects of the Workplace Relations Act. Business Journal for Entrepreneurs, 2004(4), 75-81.
    2004 Rammal, H. G. (2004). Bending the Rules: Guaranteeing Profits in the Islamic Financial System. Ethics And Critical Thinking Journal, 18(1), 36-42.
    2004 Rammal, H. G. (2004). Financing Through Musharaka: Principles and Application.
    2003 Rammal, H. G. (2003). Mudaraba in Islamic Finance: Principles and Application. Business Journal For Entrepreneurs, 16(4), 105-112.
    2003 Rammal, H. (2003). Mudaraba in Islamic finance: principles and application. Business Journal for Entrepreneurs, 2003(4), 105-112.
    Rammal, H. G. (n.d.). Innovation and International Entrepreneurship: Will the Digital Platform Serve All?. International Journal of Economics, Business, and Entrepreneurship, 2(2), 97-103.
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  • Books

    Year Citation
    2021 Jasovska, P., Logue, D., & Rammal, H. (Eds.) (2021). Contemporary Entrepreneurship Issues in International Business. WORLD SCIENTIFIC.
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    2021 Jasovska, P., Logue, D., & Rammal, H. (Eds.) (2021). Contemporary Entrepreneurship Issues in International Business. WORLD SCIENTIFIC.
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    2021 Schulenkorf, N., Schlenker, K., Rammal, H., Peachey, J. W., & Morgan, A. (2021). Managing and Leveraging Events Business and Social Dimensions. USA: Routledge.
    2020 Ghauri, P. N., Ott, U. F., & Rammal, H. G. (2020). International Business Negotiations Theory and Practice. Edward Elgar Publishing.
    2020 Ferreira, J. J. M., Teixeira, S. J., & Rammal, H. G. (2020). Technological Innovation and International Competitiveness for Business Growth Challenges and Opportunities. J. J. M. Ferreira, S. Teixeira, & H. Rammal (Eds.), Palgrave Macmillan.
    2014 Cavusgil, S. T., Knight, G., Riesenberger, J. R., Rammal, H. G., & Rose, E. L. (2014). International Business. Pearson Australia.
    2007 Wild, J., Wild, K., Han, J., & Rammal, H. (2007). International Business: The challenges of globalisation. Essex, UK: Pearson.
  • Book Chapters

    Year Citation
    2022 Rammal, H. G. (2022). Institutionalization of MNEs’ Sustainability Reporting: Progressing Toward the United National Sustainable Development Goals. In Contributions to Management Science (pp. 361-373). Springer International Publishing.
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    2021 Jasovska, P., Logue, D., & Rammal, H. G. (2021). Introduction - The Evolution of Entrepreneurship Studies in the International Business Literature: Trends and Direction for Future Research. In P. Jasovska, D. Logue, & H. G. Rammal (Eds.), Contemporary Entrepreneurship Issues in International Business (pp. i-xxvii). WORLD SCIENTIFIC.
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    2021 Jasovska, P., Logue, D., & Rammal, H. G. (2021). Introduction - The Evolution of Entrepreneurship Studies in the International Business Literature: Trends and Direction for Future Research. In P. Jasovska, D. Logue, & H. G. Rammal (Eds.), Contemporary Entrepreneurship Issues in International Business (pp. i-xxvii). WORLD SCIENTIFIC.
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    2021 Ferreira, J. J. M., Teixeira, S. J., & Rammal, H. G. (2021). Conclusion and Future Research Agenda. In Palgrave Studies in Democracy, Innovation and Entrepreneurship for Growth (pp. 415-420). Springer International Publishing.
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    2021 Ferreira, J. J. M., Teixeira, S. J., & Rammal, H. G. (2021). Conclusion and Future Research Agenda. In Palgrave Studies in Democracy, Innovation and Entrepreneurship for Growth (pp. 415-420). Springer International Publishing.
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    2021 Fernandes, C. I., Veiga, P. M., Ferreira, J. J. M., Teixeira, S. J., & Rammal, H. G. (2021). The Impact of Innovation and Entrepreneurship on Competitiveness. In J. J. M. Ferreira, S. J. Teixeira, & H. G. Rammal (Eds.), Technological Innovation and International Competitiveness for Business Growth: Challenges and Opportunities (pp. 97-117). Switzerland: Springer.
    DOI Scopus1
    2021 Ferreira, J. J. M., Teixeira, S. J., & Rammal, H. G. (2021). Introduction: Technological Innovation and International Competitiveness for Business Growth—State-of-the-Art. In J. J. M. Ferreira, S. J. Teixeira, & H. G. Rammal (Eds.), Technological Innovation and International Competitiveness for Business Growth: Challenges and Opportunities (pp. 1-14). Switzerland: Springer.
    DOI Scopus3
    2016 Guo, Y., Rammal, H. G., & Dowling, P. J. (2016). Career capital development of self-initiated expatriates in China. In P. Dowling, Y. Guo, & H. Rammal (Eds.), Global Talent Management and Staffing in MNEs: International Business and Management (Vol. 32, pp. 81-100). United Kingdom: Emerald Group Publishing Limited.
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    2016 Guo, Y., Rammal, H. G., & Dowling, P. J. (2016). Career capital development of self-initiated expatriates in China. In P. Dowling, Y. Guo, & H. Rammal (Eds.), Global Talent Management and Staffing in MNEs: International Business and Management (Vol. 32, pp. 81-100). United Kingdom: Emerald Group Publishing Limited.
    DOI Scopus3
    2016 Rammal, H., & Zurbruegg, R. (2016). Awareness of islamic banking products among muslims: The case of Australia. In T. Harrison, & E. Ibrahim (Eds.), Islamic Finance: Principles, Performance and Prospects (pp. 141-156). Cham; Switzerland: Palgrave Macmillan.
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    2016 Guo, Y., Rammal, H. G., & Dowling, P. J. (2016). Global talent management and staffing in MNEs: An Introduction to the Edited Volume of International Business and Management. In Y. Guo, H. G. Rammal, & P. J. Dowling (Eds.), Global Talent Management and Staffing in Mines (Vol. 32, pp. 16-25). United Kingdom: Emerald Group Publishing Limited.
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    2016 Petracci, B., & Rammal, H. G. (2016). Developing the islamic financial services sector in Italy: An institutional theory perspective. In T. Harrison, & E. Ibrahim (Eds.), Islamic Finance: Principles, Performance and Prospects (pp. 174-189). United Kingdom: Springer International Publishing.
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    2015 Rammal, H. G. (2015). Managing the ethical aspects of Islamic banking and finance. In Handbook of Research on Islamic Business Ethics (pp. 246-258). Edward Elgar Publishing.
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    2014 Rammal, H. (2014). Islamic banking. In The Routledge Companion to Financial Services Marketing (pp. 399-410).
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    2011 Rammal, H. G. (2011). A global approach towards teaching ethics in international business. In Handbook of Research on Teaching Ethics in Business and Management Education (pp. 114-123). IGI Global.
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    2010 Parsons, D., & Rammal, H. (2010). The Integration of the Electronics Sector in ASEAN. In C. Findlay, M. Pangestu, & D. Parsons (Eds.), Light the Lamp: Papers on World Trade Investment in Memory of Bijit Bora (pp. 281-300). Singapore: World Scientific Publishing.

LLP Erasmus, European Commission. (2017-2018)

Title:  Progetti Innovativi Nell’ambito Degli Accordi Di Cooperazione Internazionale (Innovative Projects in the Context of International Cooperation Agreements)

Chief Investigators: Federica Farneti – Project Coordinator; John Dumay; and Hussain G. Rammal

Partner Organisations: University of Bologna, Italy (Host institution); Macquarie University, Australia; and University of Technology Sydney, Australia

 

Title:  Australia’s International Business Survey 2017

Funding Organization: Export Council of Australia

Partner Organizations: Australia Trade Department, and Export Finance and Insurance Corporation

 

Australia Research Council (ARC) Linkage Grant (2009-2015)
Title:  Australia and the European Union: A study of a changing trade and business relationship

Chief Investigators: A/Prof Pierre van der Eng; Mr Donald Kenyon; Prof Linda Botterill; Prof Christopher Findlay; Ms Anne McNaughton; Prof Hussain Rammal; Prof Karen Hussey; Prof Jacqueline Lo

Partner Organisations:
Department of Innovation, Industry, Science and Research
Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry

Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
Delegation of the European Commission to Australia and New Zealand
European Australian Business Council

 

Association of Southeast Asian Nations Secretariat (2006-2007)

Title:  Expanding Trade in Business Services in ASEAN

Research Groups: Institute for International Trade, the University of Adelaide; Centre for Advancement of Trade Integration and Facilitation; Centre for Strategic and International Studies; and Thailand Development Research Institute

International Business Strategy

Global Business Analysis

  • Position: Professor of International Business
  • Phone: 83133157
  • Email: hussain.rammal@adelaide.edu.au
  • Campus: North Terrace
  • Building: Nexus 10, floor 10
  • Org Unit: Adelaide Business School

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