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Personal Data:

Name: Mahmud M.A.A. AlKailani

Address: Marketing Department, Yarmouk University, Irbid, Jordan

Tel: +962-27211111, ext 6745

Cell: +962-779-938893

US Number: +1-858-222-1300



        -     Doctor of Business Administration. MGSM, Alliant International University, San Diego, CA, USA, 2009.

-     MBA (Management), University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan 1995
-     BA in Business Administration, Yarmouk University, Irbid, Jordan 1991
-     High School Diploma Irbid, Jordan, 1983


Work Experience:


·         Visiting Professor of International Marketing. Riccardi Business School. Bridgewater State University, Bridgewater, MA USA. Summer, 2012.

·         Assistant Professor of international Marketing. Head of marketing Department, Yarmouk university, Irbid, Jordan 2009-current

·         Adjunct Lecturer of International Business operations and Marketing, Alliant International university, San Diego, CA , 2006- 2009

·         Research Associate, Intercultural Forum, 13756 Via Tres Vistas San Diego, California 92129-2755, USA, 2006-2007

·         Research Associate, CMMI Project with the US Navy, Alliant International University, San Diego, CA, 2006-2007.

·         Research Assistant, Marshal Goldsmith School of Management, Alliant International  University, 2005-2006

·         Lecturer in Management & Business, Yarmouk University, Irbid, Jordan, 1999- 2005

·         Part-Time Lecturer in Management, Jordan University For Science & Technology, Irbid, Jordan, 2001-2003

·         Lecturer in Management & Marketing, Hashemaite University, Zerka, Jordan, 1997-1999

·         Teaching Assistant in Management, University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan, 1993-1995


Alkailani, M. & Kumar, R.(2011).  Investigating Uncertainty Avoidance and Perceived Risk for impacting Internet Buying: A study of three national cultures. International Journal of Business and Management, Vol 6, No. 5 pp 76-92.

Alkailani, M. & Alazzam, I. (2012). Replicating Hofstede in Jordan: Ungeneralized, reevaluating the Jordanian scores. International Business Research,Vol 5, No 1

AlKailani M.( 2012). Exploring the impact of individualism and locus of control on peoples' intention to buy over the internet. A cross-cultural study. International Journal of Marketing Studies. Under review for publication.


Research under construction :


Alkailani, M. The effect of electronic Word Of Mouth (eWOM) on Jordanians' intention to buy non-online products.

Alkailani, M. Factors affecting Jordanians willingness to adopt internet banking.



                      Native tongue: Arabic; Speak, read, and write well English and Russian  



Computer Skills:


Ø  Skillful with most Computer Packages, especially those applicable to business; for example: SPSS

Ø  Passed the International Computer Driving License Course (ICDL).

Ø  experienced in Blackboard, Moodle,  and I-Class applications

Ø  Have a certificate in teaching online courses , Alliant International University, 2006


Public Service & memberships:

Ø  Member of The Society of Success and Leadership, Alliant international University Chapter, San Diego, CA ,USA.

Ø  Member of Intercultural Forum, Dar-ul Afia, 13756 Via Tres Vistas San Diego, California 92129-2755, USA