PhD. in Philosophy, University of Wollongong, Australia,
MA. in Philosophy, Macquarie University, Australia,
MA. of Laws International Business Law, University of Western Sydney, Australia
BA of Laws, Mu’tah University, Jordan.
Akram M. Almatarneh serves as an Associate Professor of Business Administration at the American University in Dubai. With over 15 years of experience, he has imparted knowledge, conducted research, and provided coaching across diverse domains including business law, business ethics, data protection, corporate governance, corporate culture, international business, and public policy.
Mr. Almatarneh earned his PhD in Law, specializing in Privacy and Data Protection legislation, from the University of Wollongong in Australia. He also possesses a Master of Philosophy (M.Phil) from Macquarie University, a Master of Law with a focus on International Business from the University of Western Sydney, and a Bachelor of Law (LLB) from Mu’tah University in Jordan.
In his academic journey, Mr. Almatarneh has contributed numerous articles and research papers to international journals and conferences across various fields. A selection of these are as follows:
- “Consumers Perceived Advertising Value and Attitude towards SMS Advertisements: The Case Of UAE”, Academy of Marketing Studies Journal, (2023) Vol 23, Issue 2, (Co-authored). . https://www.abacademies.org/articles/consumers-perceived-advertising-value-and-attitude-towards-sms-advertisements-the-case-of-uae-15552.html.
- Key Ethical Issues Related to Covid-19 Vaccination: Personal Choice vs. Greater Public Welfare and Informed Consent, Journal Ethics, Economics & Common Goods (previously Ethics and Economics) (2022) No. 19(2) 89, https://ethics-and-economics.com/revista-actual/.
- Blockchain Technology and Corporate Governance: The Issue of Smart Contracts — Current Perspectives and Evolving Concerns, (2020) Vol 17 Issue 1, Ethics and Economics, 96-109, https://papyrus.bib.umontreal.ca/xmlui/handle/1866/23114.
- "Smokers: To Hire or Not? A Human Resources Ethics Issue: Case Scenario and Good Practices for Human Resources-Ethics Consideration" (2019) Vol. 15:2018 Journal of Business Ethics in Education, http://www.neilsonjournals.com/JBEE/abstractjbee15smokerscase.html.(co-authored).
- Ethical and Legal Implications of Whistleblowing: A View from United Arab Emirates’ (2018) Vol 15 Issue 2, Ethics and Economics 32-45. https://papyrus.bib.umontreal.ca/xmlui/handle/1866/20822.
- Ethics and Smart Governments: The Case of National ID Smart Card in the United Arab Emirates". American Research Journal of Business and Management https://www.arjonline.org/papers/arjbm/v2-i1/8.pdf. This paper was also published at: Bangladesh Legal Times, October 2016, Vol. 1 Issue No. II, 47-50.
- “Telecommunications trade liberalization and Individual Privacy in Jordan: Some Perspectives and Evolving Concerns” (2014) Vol (14) Issue I-B, Version I Global Journal of Management and Business Research 129-138. https://journalofbusiness.org/index.php/GJMBR/article/view/1203/1113.
- 'Privacy Implications for Information and Communications Technology (ICT): The Case of the Jordanian e-Government' (2011) 6(3) Journal of International Commercial Law and Technology 151-164. https://www.neliti.com/publications/28720/privacy-implications-for-information-and-communications-technology-ict-the-case.
Currently, Mr. Almatarneh is developing training courses and handbooks focused on privacy and data protection. This initiative is in reaction to the recent legislative changes in various countries of the region, particularly the Data Protection law in the United Arab Emirates.