Ph. D. in Human Resources Management and Organizational Behavior, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
M.B.A. in Business Administration, Tennessee State University, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
M.P.A. in Public Administration, Tennessee State University, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
B.A. in Public Relations and Advertising, Yarmouk University, Irbid, Jordan
Prior to joining academia, Dr. Ababneh worked as a financial analyst and a small business consultant in the USA. He also worked as a recruitment consultant in Canada. Before joining AUD, Dr. Ababneh taught in Canada at the University of Guelph and McMaster University.
Over the past years, Dr. Ababneh taught a number of courses, including: Leadership, Organizational Behavior, Group Dynamics, Human Resources Management, Strategic Human Resources Planning, Recruitment and Selection, Managing Change and Innovation, Business Ethics, and Introduction to Business.
Dr. Ababneh’s primary research interests lie in the areas of job applicant reactions toward selection procedures and selection decisions, employees’ turnover, organizational citizenship behavior, employees’ psychological contracts, and the influence of an organization’s human resources practices (e.g., recruitment, selection, training, compensation) on organizational effectiveness and efficiency. Dr. Ababneh has published in well-known journals such as Journal of Business and Psychology, Personnel Review Jounral, International Journal of Human Resource Manangment. Dr. Ababneh has presented research papers at international conferences including: the Eurasia Business and Economics Society Conference, Administrative Sciences Association of Canada Conference, Academy of Management Conference, and Canadian Industrial Relations Association Conference. He also has served as a reviewer for a number of journals and conferences including: The International Journal of Human Resource Manangment, Personnel Review Journal, Administrative Sciences Association of Canada Conference. Eurasia Business and Economics Society conference. Dr. Ababneh is a member of the Academy of Management and the Administrative Sciences Association of Canada.